Network hardware and SDN News
March 30, 2016
Baystate Health and Sugar Creek Packing give Cisco and VMware SDN software separate chores in data center networks.
February 26, 2016
In the world of SDN, Layers 2 and 3 tend to take all the glory. But Fiber Mountain's Glass Core architecture puts the focus on the physical layer for the first time.
January 27, 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.
December 21, 2015
Vonage is using technology from SD-WAN startup VeloCloud to up the performance of its cloud-based unified communications systems.
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