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Brocade banks its future on SDN and NFV

In the Brocade SDN and NFV story, service providers and enterprises will trade in physical routers and network service appliances for virtual machines running on x86 servers, managed by SDN controllers and OpenStack.


HP's SDN app store gives its SDN controller something to do

HP's marketplace for SDN apps is now open. Download apps from F5, Blue Cat, Kemp and others for HP's OpenFlow controller.


SDN basics 101: From controllers to network apps

Authors Paul Goransson and Chuck Black explain SDN basics, including control plane separation, network automation and programmable infrastructure characteristics, in this chapter from their book 'Software Defined Networks: A Comprehensive Approach.'


Brocade tries to become the Red Hat of OpenDaylight SDN

The new Brocade Vyatta controller is a commercially supported open source product. Brocade will continuously integrate the controller with the OpenDaylight Project.

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