- August 10, 2017
The Cisco acquisition of Viptela -- and its available SD-WAN options -- leads one industry observer to believe Cisco IWAN doesn't have long to live. Lumina Networks spins off from Brocade and will continue to support the SDN controller.
- January 13, 2017
Viptela, a startup in the SD-WAN market, taps former Cisco exec Praveen Akkiraju as its new CEO. Akkiraju's immediate goal for Viptela is to help customers migrate to the cloud.
- June 29, 2016
CenturyLink is the latest provider to roll out a new managed SD-WAN service -- using technology from Versa Networks -- which it plans to make widely available later this year.
- March 31, 2016
Viptela has partnered with infrastructure performance monitoring software vendor SevOne, integrating the SD-WAN company's platform with SevOne's management dashboard.
- March 30, 2016
Baystate Health and Sugar Creek Packing give Cisco and VMware SDN software separate chores in data center networks.
- February 03, 2016
ICYMI: Versa Networks and EMC present providers with turnkey 'vCPE in a box;' Aryaka released a new managed SD-WAN service; and ONUG formed a hybrid cloud working group.
- November 13, 2015
In this week's SDN blog post roundup, an expert assesses the future of VMware, and other bloggers take us to the Kubernetes and IETF conferences.
- October 22, 2015
In this week's blogs roundup, we take a closer look at the challenges of open source projects, the growing pool of SD-WAN suppliers and Riverbed's Project Tiger.
- September 30, 2015
In this week's blogs round-up, an analyst predicts that SDN/NFV will see decisive changes in 2016, while a blogger says open source SDN projects are gaining steam.
- September 15, 2015
In this week's SDN blogs round-up, analysts weigh centralized vs. distributed functions in the SD-WAN, and consider how to choose a networking start-up.
- September 08, 2015
Verizon is the first major U.S. carrier to offer a managed SD-WAN service to American enterprises, using Cisco IWAN technology to combine MPLS and Internet.
- April 27, 2015
ICYMI: VMware takes on hybrid cloud security, combining NSX and AirWatch to control users' access within the network; Nuage Networks launches SDN services in Australia.
- April 15, 2015
As the T1-based MPLS networks at Kool Smiles pediatric dental clinics struggled to meet demand, Talari Networks offered an SD-WAN alternative.
- March 27, 2015
A majority of U.S. businesses are preparing to implement SDN products in the data center by 2017 in order to reduce networking costs.
- December 29, 2014
In 2014, SDN trends were largely defined by the transition from theory to action as vendors productized the technology and engineers sought out SDN skills to prepare for change.