Layer 4-7 network services News
August 25, 2016
What's new in the SDN blog world? One expert says SDN advancements will be accelerated, thanks to SDN and open source convergence, while another points out the influence SDN has in the cloud industry.
July 27, 2016
A10 has acquired Appcito to improve its portfolio of ADC services for enterprises adopting cloud computing.
July 19, 2016
Licensing of VMware technology for the software-defined data center rose significantly in the second quarter. Sales of older virtualization products continued to decline.
June 08, 2016
Avi Networks' software ADC brought new features and capabilities to the load balancing and application delivery market.
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New SDN projects like Flannel and Weave Net are developer-friendly and Docker-compatible. Analyst Dan Conde explains why you might want to consider the new kids on the SDN block. Continue Reading
Brocade makes generally available an OpenDaylight SDN app that improves network performance through more efficient traffic flow. Continue Reading
After months of anticipation, the first 802.11ac Wave 2 access points are hitting the market, ushering in the era of multi-gigabit speeds on wireless LANs.
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Software-defined data centers and cloud are driving a need for Layer 4-7 network orchestration tools that can automate provisioning and lifecycle management. Continue Reading
There are different ways to implement network virtualization in a software-defined network. Jim Meztler explains network virtualization and SDN, and how the two can work together. Continue Reading
Cisco competitors blasted the new Cisco SDN strategy, saying it uses inflexible hardware for software-driven networks and bypasses SDN standards. Continue Reading
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Patrick Hubbard explains why Wireshark and other packet-sniffing tools aren’t ready for virtualized Layer 4-7 networks. Monitoring application server NICs could be the answer. Continue Reading
With a deeper level of visibility and granular control, SDN security strategies can better prevent a wide range of network attacks. Continue Reading
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