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 Viptela users can monitor SD-WAN architecture with SevOne (31 Mar 2016)
Viptela has partnered with infrastructure performance monitoring software vendor SevOne, integrating the SD-WAN company's platform with SevOne's management dashboard.
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.
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 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.
SDN pioneer Martin Casado is leaving VMware, and analysts say the departure is unlikely to affect VMware's SDN tech strategy.
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.
Week of 01 Feb 2016 Versa, EMC partner to offer 'virtual CPE in a box' (03 Feb 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.
Microsoft SDN stack to challenge Cisco, VMware (04 Feb 2016)
Microsoft is preparing to release a Windows Server SDN stack that could make the company a rival to Cisco and VMware in software-defined networking.
Week of 25 Jan 2016 Big Switch releases freemium software for SDN developers (27 Jan 2016)
Big Switch Networks hopes to boost brand awareness and market reach with freemium software for SDN development.
Stop looking for an SDN definition, says networking pro (27 Jan 2016)
In this SDN blogs roundup, an expert says deploying SDN is more important than defining it; an SDN company gets Google's attention; and the brite box turns 2.
Week of 18 Jan 2016 Riverbed acquires Ocedo to move faster in SD-WAN market (22 Jan 2016)
Riverbed plans to use its recent acquisition of Ocedo to quicken the pace of delivering products in the SD-WAN market.