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July 01, 2014
The PLUMgrid OpenStack Networking Suite enables a scalable, high-performance, encrypted cloud network overlay.
June 09, 2014
HP network virtualization software VCN enhances OpenStack Neutron and integrates with HP's OpenFlow controller.
April 02, 2014
Interop keynote panelists tackled the importance of SDN automation and abstraction, as well as common challenges regarding SDN deployment.
October 03, 2013
Sources say the ONF is at the early stages of developing northbound API standards. Standardized SDN app interfaces could boost adoption.
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NFV orchestration is about much more than just provisioning and managing virtual features, such as firewalls or load balancers. Instead, NFV orchestration must address the entire service-chaining process. Continue Reading
NFV aims for dynamic network provisioning and orchestration, requiring a new network management model that integrates legacy and virtual resources. Continue Reading
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Software-defined networking could solve the problems that Ethernet and IP networking pose to Network-as-a-Service by centralizing a connection permission policy. Continue Reading
Cloud providers want an API for the network layer to control the flow of specific applications -- a capability we see emerging with OpenFlow and software-defined networks. Continue Reading