Emerging Vendors 2018: Networking, VoIP And UC Companies You Need To Know

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IT environments are evolving, expanding into cloud and hybrid systems, and straining to process ever greater volumes of data. And the corporate networks that underlay those systems are evolving as well.

That has given rise to new networking technologies, including SD-WAN and intent-based networking, to handle the growing demands on today's corporate networks. Many of those technologies are coming from startups – some looking to find a niche between industry heavyweights like Cisco systems and others boldly trying to compete head-to-head with them.

As part of CRN's 2018 Emerging Vendors list, here are 9 hot networking, VoIP and unified communications startups, all founded in 2012 or later, that solution providers should be aware of.