Optical networks and the people who manage them are feeling the pressure of the web-scale IT trend.

Ideas born inside the data center—including openness and virtualization—result in a ripple effect on the WAN. The age-old demand for more bandwidth at lower cost continues, but is now joined by a push for on-demand cycle times and software-defined adaptability to application needs. You’re seeing this pressure whether your network connects a campus, metro region, country, or even extends across the ocean. Whatever your network, this new web-scale world demands new capabilities.
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In part 2 of our 4 part tour of Converged Infrastructure, we sat down with Damien Bowersock of SimpliVity. SimpliVity was recently positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant in the first edition of the magic quadrant for Integrated Systems so we were really looking forward to having Damien on the show. Over the course of 45 minutes we covered OmniCube feeds and speeds, the future of converged systems and much, MUCH more.


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In part 2 of our 4 part tour of Converged Infrastructure, we sat down with Damien Bowersock of SimpliVity. SimpliVity was recently positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant in the first edition of the magic quadrant for Integrated Systems so we were really looking forward to having Damien on the show. Over the course of 45 minutes we covered OmniCube feeds and speeds, the future of converged systems and much, MUCH more.

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