Week of 06 Feb 2017 Cisco ACI software hasn't found a place in enterprise data centers (08 Feb 2017)
Cisco ACI software is being used by less than a third of enterprises that have bought the application's companion hardware, the Nexus 9000.
Week of 23 Jan 2017 Hughes' managed SD-WAN supports range of broadband access options (26 Jan 2017)
Hughes now offers managed SD-WAN, which supports wireless, fiber and satellite connectivity. Also, an IHS Markit survey reveals 2016 SDN expectations didn't meet the actual numbers.
In this SD-WAN use case, find out how The Tile Shop retail stores improved WAN bandwidth usage for business needs by implementing Citrix NetScaler SD-WAN.
Week of 09 Jan 2017 Viptela names former Cisco exec Akkiraju CEO amid SD-WAN market shift (13 Jan 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.
One SDN blogger discusses I2RS, a hybrid model of SDN in the works, while another expert categorizes NFV and SDN vendors. Also, ONF updates its vision after its merge with ON.Lab.
The need for stand-alone enterprise routers and optimization technology in the WAN is fading, as SD-WAN products deliver the same capabilities.
Week of 12 Dec 2016 Seven trends in place for SD-WAN technology in 2017 (14 Dec 2016)
SD-WAN technology and deployment made leaps in 2016, with an increased number of use cases and suppliers. Check out seven trends on the SD-WAN horizon for 2017.
Week of 05 Dec 2016 County government redesigns data center around Cisco ACI fabric (08 Dec 2016)
Durham County, N.C., had a traditional data center. But it also had forward-thinking employees looking at Cisco ACI fabric to lay the groundwork for tech innovation.
Week of 21 Nov 2016 Gartner: SD-WAN providers to disrupt edge router market (21 Nov 2016)
SD-WAN providers are building products that are replacing routers in the branch office. Gartner says half of WAN edge infrastructure refreshes will be based on SD-WAN by 2020.
Viptela's SD-WAN meets CA Technologies' network performance management in a new partnership; VeloCloud adds voice quality monitoring to SD-WAN services; and AT&T and Colt test SDN interoperability.