Software Defined Networking
Singapore Advanced Research and Education Network (SingAREN) has unveiled its SingAREN-Lightwave Internet Exchange (SLIX), a 100 gigabit per second (Gbps) community network with a Brocade MLXe-4 router at its core.
In a bid to spur the development of software-defined network in Malaysia, government R&D agency Mimos has signed an agreement with HP Malaysia, which the two organisations claim would give an avenue to local software developers wishing to branch out into the nascent technology.
Data storage and networking company Brocade Communications System Inc began life focusing on storage area network (SAN) gear, but in recent years has set its sights on becoming a more mainstream networking player and is poised to take on leadings rivals.
Brocade has announced that its Gen 5 Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN) solutions are integrated with the new EMC ViPR Software-Defined Storage Platform.
Having recently announced the global availability of Enterprise Cloud, its virtualized Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering, NTT Communications has an aggressive expansion path in place to achieve its internal goal of becoming a global leader of ICT services by 2015.