Software-defined networking

Network predictions for 2016
The enterprise network is undergoing an exciting period of change, and is evolving along with the new challenges that businesses now face, writes Jan Zuurbier of Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.
M1 in bid to create next-gen software-defined networking data centre
M1 Ltd has announced a collaboration with VMware, Palo Alto Networks and Huawei to deploy a next-generation software-defined networking (SDN) technology proof-of-concept in its cloud-based data centre.
Servers done, now VMware aims to transform networking industry
Cloud and virtualisation giant VMware Inc is pumped about its networking virtualisation and security software product NSX, as the sign are that the way enterprises manage their computer networks is changing drastically.
Riverbed appoints senior VP for Asia Pacific
Riverbed Technology has appointed Bjorn Engelhardt senior vice president of Riverbed Asia Pacific and Japan.
Brocade and CERN openlab in SDN-New IP collaboration
Brocade has announced a partnership with CERN openlab to help the world’s largest and most respected centre for scientific research develop a long-term software-defined networking strategy for the New IP.
IT not just about software, but hardware and humans too: HDS CTO
The rise of the cloud, web services startups, mobile apps, and software-defined networking has put software at the heart of businesses, but hardware still has a role to play, according to Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) chief technology officer Hu Yoshida.
Traditional security is overkill in next-gen datacentres: Cisco
The increasingly popularity of the ‘as-a-service’ model has led to a new dynamic: Most data traffic now moves laterally within a datacentre, rather than in and out of it – thus the usual perimeter defence policy may now be a case of overkill.
Brocade delivers turnkey SDN solution for the New IP
Brocade has announced the Brocade Flow Optimizer application and new SDN (software-defined networking) capabilities in its MLX Series routers.
Germany’s FNT Software and Singapore’s Idea Device in regional pact
FNT Solutions Pte Ltd, a unit of German independent software company FNT GmbH, said it has tied up with Singapore-headquartered virtualisation and application-level automation software company Idea Device to collaborate across Asia.
Converged infra vs SDN: To integrate or to disaggregate?
The network infrastructure must not be static to keep pace with the rapidly changing markets of today, so organisations should look into whether to bring the pieces closer together by deploying a converged infrastructure, or disaggregate and have more moving pieces with software-defined networking, writes Wilson Lai of Extreme Networks.
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