Week of 16 Nov 2015 IT service management should precede SDN automation (20 Nov 2015)
This week, bloggers explore the role of IT service management in SDN automation, Juniper's disaggregation of Junos software and complications of modern networks.
Week of 09 Nov 2015 SDN startup Versa targets WANs, branch networks (12 Nov 2015)
SDN startup Versa has built a software platform that lets service providers deploy and manage WANs and branch networks.
Week of 02 Nov 2015 ONUG Great Debate: Hardware versus software (06 Nov 2015)
The big question at ONUG's fall Great Debate: 'Will software solve networking's biggest problems?' Software narrowly beat hardware in a post-smack down audience poll.
SD-WAN could address future IoT challenges (04 Nov 2015)
This week, bloggers explore how SD-WAN could address IoT security and management concerns, who might benefit from VMware's Operations Transformation Services and more.
Week of 26 Oct 2015 IBM innovation exec bets on SD-WAN cloud startup (29 Oct 2015)
Linda Bernardi, IBM chief innovation and disruption officer and VeloCloud advisory board member, said she thinks the SD-WAN startup holds the key to better connectivity.
ONOS project hits 11,000 downloads in first year (30 Oct 2015)
This week, ONOS appoints a community manager; Pluribus demonstrates a hyper-converged infrastructure; Oracle launches a cloud-deployable signaling router.
Intel NFV: Company eyes virtualized networking market (29 Oct 2015)
In our latest roundup of SDN blogs, analysts explore Intel's expansion into networking, visibility in virtualized environments and the cost benefits of deploying SD-WAN.
Week of 19 Oct 2015 ONOS, ODL closer to cooperating on open source controller (19 Oct 2015)
The ONOS and ODL projects are likely to share their work on an SDN controller, now that the groups have made the Linux Foundation their home.
Week of 12 Oct 2015 BofA confronts OpenStack problems in data center overhaul (15 Oct 2015)
Bank of America has solved enough of OpenStack's troubles to start running production workloads on the platform next year.
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 Data center latency test aced by Fiber Mountain switch (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.