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Network hardware and SDN News
September 08, 2017
Developers are building open technology on Linux to turn a top-of-rack white box switch into a services platform for software-based networking.
August 11, 2017
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is partnering with SDN vendor Big Switch. The HPE partnership is expected to take advantage of Big Switch's limited success in the enterprise market.
June 30, 2017
Cisco has the pieces for building a software-based network management center for the enterprise WAN. But reaching that goal will require integration work and customer hand-holding.
June 28, 2017
The new Cisco DNA Center policy software may become the central enterprise management console for data center and campus networks, integrating Cisco's APIC controller.
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To advance adoption, SDN has to meet high-speed networking demands. One solution may be the emerging concept of inverse virtualization for traffic processing. Continue Reading
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