Week of 09 May 2016 Enterprises likely to need Cisco and VMware SDN software (09 May 2016)
Many companies won't be able to avoid using both Cisco and VMware SDN software to manage physical and virtual networks in the data center, an expert says.
Week of 02 May 2016 New Viptela vEdge SD-WAN router for low-bandwidth sites (03 May 2016)
The latest Viptela vEdge brings SD-WAN to sites that need a router with a maximum throughput of 100 Mbps.
New Verizon data centers are part of a two-pronged strategy of helping customers and taming suppliers through open technology.
Week of 11 Apr 2016 Texas school district finds unusual tech niche for Cisco ACI (11 Apr 2016)
A Texas school district has invented a tech niche for Cisco ACI that protects the network from clever students testing their hacking skills.
Week of 28 Mar 2016 Users find harmony in Cisco, VMware SDN software (30 Mar 2016)
Baystate Health and Sugar Creek Packing give Cisco and VMware SDN software separate chores in data center networks.
Viptela has partnered with infrastructure performance monitoring software vendor SevOne, integrating the SD-WAN company's platform with SevOne's management dashboard.
IDC released its first study on the SD-WAN market, which is expected to hit $6 billion by 2020. The boom is driven by the growing popularity of cloud-based business applications.
NEC increases SDN scalability with latest upgrade (30 Mar 2016)
In recent SDN-related news, NEC and PLUMgrid have both upgraded their SDN suites, and the CIO of the United States will address the Open Networking User Group's Spring conference.
How SD-WAN could threaten the NFV business case (29 Mar 2016)
In this roundup of notable blog posts from around the Web, one analyst says SD-WAN could render certain NFV services irrelevant; another has advice for green networking pros.
This month's Network Innovation Award goes to Cisco for its SDN controller, APIC Enterprise Module, which aims to replace manual, laborious network tasks with policy-based automation.
Week of 21 Mar 2016 SDN learning: Blogs to follow today (25 Mar 2016)
The software-defined networking blogosphere is a vibrant space, with regular postings from analysts, engineers and programmers. Here are some of the top SDN blogs to follow.
Week of 07 Mar 2016 Survey shows how early adopters define SDN (09 Mar 2016)
In this week's blog roundup, a survey of early adopters offers insights into the evolving definition of SDN, and several service providers join an SDN alliance.
Week of 29 Feb 2016 ONUG hosts SDN hackathon to jump-start network automation (04 Mar 2016)
The Open Networking User Group is hosting the first ONUG Grand Challenge Hackathon, with the goal of encouraging the development of new automation applications.
Versa Networks says new security features will help providers create safer branch networks; SDN could make medical devices more secure; and Aryaka claimed two SDN-related patents.
Week of 22 Feb 2016 Casado departure not expected to hurt VMware SDN tech plans (26 Feb 2016)
SDN pioneer Martin Casado is leaving VMware, and analysts say the departure is unlikely to affect VMware's SDN tech strategy.
New Verizon service uses Viptela SD-WAN technology (26 Feb 2016)
Verizon has rolled out a managed SD-WAN service using technology from startup Viptela, in addition to a similar service using Cisco IWAN, which it introduced last year.
Cybersecurity company Nexusguard said it implemented SDN technology to fight large DDoS attacks -- automating routing decisions and scaling network resources.
Week of 08 Feb 2016 Don't write off BGP in data center fabrics (12 Feb 2016)
In recent blog posts from around the Web, experts discuss BGP as a routing protocol in data centers, whether software will really 'eat hardware' and the role of SDN in IoT.