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How application centric infrastructure improves network performance

Your business runs on applications. The problem is that these applications are only as agile as the infrastructures on which they run. Your network needs to be up to the task of connecting to your datacenter, cloud computing platforms, and more.

Explore this white paper to discover the challenges facing networking today and the benefits of an application centric infrastructure, including:

  • Scalable and elastic architecture for physical and virtual appliances
  • Central point of network control
  • Open ecosystem for service integration
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    This e-guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com details the top four reasons to deploy virtual desktops, including lower desktop support costs and application security improvements. Plus, gain expert insight from Brian Madden to learn how to sell desktop virtualization to traditional desktop admins.

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