Week of 05 Oct 2015 Five reasons some SDN deployments fail (08 Oct 2015)
In this week's roundup of blog posts from around the Web, a Gartner analyst shares five common reasons for software-defined networking meltdowns.
NIA: Avaya's ONA appliance marries SDN, IoT (06 Oct 2015)
Avaya wins this month's Network Innovation Award for its Open Networking Adapter, which enables SDN and IoT integration by turning end-user devices into intelligent "network nodes."
Week of 28 Sep 2015 Cisco to open SDN framework to nonpartner products (02 Oct 2015)
Cisco is preparing to open up ACI, the company's SDN framework, to nonpartner products that provide Layer 4-7 network services.
HP adds Pica8 to broaden use of Altoline SDN switch (29 Sep 2015)
HP agrees to resell the Pica8 network operating system on the Altoline SDN switch.
Week of 07 Sep 2015 Verizon offers managed SD-WAN, with Cisco IWAN technology (08 Sep 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.
Week of 31 Aug 2015 SDN blogs: Will the SD-WAN market gold rush pan out? (03 Sep 2015)
How big is the SD-WAN market? One blogger says to take your best guess. And a network engineer argues that the ONF's definition of SDN is "mostly useless."
HP seeks NSX certification for FlexFabric switch (01 Sep 2015)
HP seeks NSX certification to sell the VMware network virtualization software with the FlexFabric switch.
VMware updates SDN platform for data center networking (31 Aug 2015)
VMware releases a new version of its SDN platform. Network administrators are expected to welcome the latest NSX features.
Week of 24 Aug 2015 ICYMI: Fiber Mountain says switch aced data center latency test (24 Aug 2015)
Fiber Mountain says its optical switch dramatically outperforms standard SDN switches in data center latency, while ScienceLogic will support Cisco's ACI.
Week of 17 Aug 2015 Big Switch SDN fabric gets better OpenStack, VMware support (18 Aug 2015)
The Big Switch SDN fabric upgrade improves OpenStack and vSphere support for cloud providers and high-scale data centers.
SDN blogs: How white box networking saves money (17 Aug 2015)
In this week's blogs, experts explain why white box networking costs less, and the differences between SD-WAN and WAN optimization.
Week of 10 Aug 2015 Analysts: SDN wouldn't have prevented United Airlines network outage (13 Aug 2015)
Some speculate that SDN could prevent a network outage like the one that brought United Airlines to a screeching halt. Others, however, say the industry needs an SDN reality check.
Week of 03 Aug 2015 Multiple SDN protocols eclipse OpenFlow (03 Aug 2015)
An overabundance of SDN protocols are expected to dim OpenFlow's importance and eventually lead to less flexible network controllers for corporate data centers.
Researcher finds holes in switch OS security (07 Aug 2015)
A security researcher has developed malware that could compromise a white box switch OS and take down a corporate network.
Week of 27 Jul 2015 ICYMI: Brocade assists CERN with open SDN (30 Jul 2015)
Brocade teams up with CERN openlab to create an SDN strategy for the "new IP," while Fujitsu offers Midokura's software in its OpenStack cloud architecture.
Week of 20 Jul 2015 VMware NSX sales a positive sign for SDN market (23 Jul 2015)
VMware has reported growing NSX sales, the latest indicator that the SDN market has momentum. Rival Cisco has also reported rising SDN platform sales.
Masergy has added the Microsoft Azure cloud platform to its cloud marketplace, while Sonus demonstrated that its SDN controller can be used with Skype for Business.
Week of 13 Jul 2015 SDN blogs: SD-WAN may be the answer to your problems (17 Jul 2015)
This week, experts discuss software-defined WANs as an alternative to traditional wide area networks. And one startup is looking to make data centers more efficient.