Cloud Computing: Juniper, Aerohive Partner on Wired, Wireless Networking Offering

Grazed from eWeek.  Author:Jeffrey Burt.

Juniper Networks and Aerohive Networks are jointly developing a wired and wireless networking solution aimed at distributed enterprises that are wrestling with such trends as the consumerization of IT, cloud computing and the Internet of things (IoT) and the need for a secure and scalable network from the edge to the data center.

The two companies will create an interoperable enterprise offering that will include cloud-managed WiFi capabilities via Aerohive that combine with Juniper's networking products that will give businesses of any size with multiple remote locations an easy-to-manage wired and wireless solution that can be deployed in the cloud or on premises...

The Aerohive partnership is the latest alliance in Juniper's year-old Open Converged Framework initiative designed to offer customers best-of-breed networking technologies. Juniper also has partnered with Ruckus Wireless and Aruba Networks, which is now owned by Hewlett-Packard. Despite the acquisition, the partnership between Juniper and Aruba is still in place...

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