Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

Software-defined networking (SDN) news, solutions, and analysis for IT professionals

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Review: Cisco ACI shakes up SDN

Hands-on with Cisco’s highly scalable data center network fabric driven by -- surprise -- a completely open API

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Users prepare for a software-driven world

ONUG conference finds no army can stop the softening of IT.

Need SDN control but don’t want to upgrade your Cisco switches? VMware wants to talk

Martin Casado says NSX gives Nexus 5000 and 7000 users the SDN features they want without ripping and replacing hardware.

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Cisco SDN user says just pick what you need

Don't bite off more Application Centric Infrastructure than you can chew.

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Cisco, Juniper, Brocade to virtualize AT&T

Developing SDN routing for carrier CPE.

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Where does SDN make sense? We ask Fidelity’s Director of Global Network Architecture

Carlos Matos has been following Software Defined Networking from the get go as one of the earliest members of the Open Networking Users Group (ONUG). We recently caught up with Matos to get his view on how companies are likely to...

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SDN start-up PLUMgrid opens up on OpenStack

Supports more distributions of cloud framework; enhances software for microservices, visibility.

Verizon offers software-defined WAN service on Cisco kit

Managed SD WAN service does not include new Cisco SDN WAN controller

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CIOs embrace hybrid cloud and software-defined data centers

CIOs say they are purchasing VMware virtualization software to support mobile applications and content for rapidly scaling computing environments.

Verizon to introduce SDN security feature later this month

Verizon will introduce a virtualized firewall service across its global network later this month, part of its move into software-defined networking.

SDN switches aren't hard to compromise, researcher says

At Black Hat, a researcher will show how malware can be installed on an Onie-powered switch.

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Cisco's SDN controller has a security hole

Company issues software to plug a root user access vulnerability.

NFV a hit for OpenDaylight

Almost 3/4 of users adopt it for virtualized functions; enterprises find NFV appealing too.

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Silver Peak CEO: We're re-imagining the WAN for a cloud world

Silver Peak made its name as a top provider of wide-area network optimization capabilities. But the company has its sights set on a loftier goal today: Completely changing the way you build your entire WAN. Silver Peak is moving...

Open source router project administers Lithium

Claims first script of latest OpenDaylight SDN code.

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United's woes show what's hard about networking

SDN and cloud technology may cut down on big glitches, analysts say.

Enterprises hesitant on SDNs

Cultural, legacy, business case issues create adoption gap with cloud providers

NSA uses OpenFlow for tracking... its network

Spy agency uses SDN to keep tabs on IT inventory, simplify operations.

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