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October 14, 2014
Distributed Cloud Networking is HP network virtualization software that borrows network overlay technology from ALU's Nuage Networks subsidiary.
September 18, 2014
Like open source controllers, commercial SDN controllers have begun to come to market as part of various vendors' SDN platforms. We rounded up five commercial SDN controllers to know about.
September 12, 2014
The micro-segmentation upshot of VMware NSX security prompts WestJet Airlines to adopt network virtualization. The software will reduce complexity and avoid the bottleneck of a core firewall.
August 29, 2014
This week, SDN bloggers question where HP SDN goes now that networking chief Bethany Mayer is leaving, and they explain NSX 6.1 enhancements, as well as why hardware is not the culprit behind slow service provisioning.
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Networking pros can use Microsoft Hyper-V networks for multi-tenant cloud environments, but first they'll have to learn the ropes in testing environments. Here are simple steps to building a Hyper-V test network. Continue Reading
Microsoft network virtualization may not get the same market mindshare as the competition, but you can pull off a software-driven, multi-tenant network for the cloud using Hyper-V and Systems Center 2012. Continue Reading
Docker is making Linux containers a lightweight alternative to hypervisors; network engineers must be prepared. Find out what you need to know about Docker networking. Continue Reading
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VMware and Cisco are depending on network micro-segmentation to bring a new level of virtualization security with east-west firewall capabilities. Continue Reading
Network virtualization covers a lot of functional ground, and for those new to it, it's easiest to view it like server virtualization. Ethan Banks explains network virtualization and SDN basics, as well as how to achieve network virtualization. Continue Reading
Juniper and Cisco have radically different SDN strategies. Here's some crucial information about the Cisco ACI vs. Juniper OpenContrail decision. Continue Reading
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Network overlays place a virtual network over the physical infrastructure for dynamic provisioning and orchestration of network resources. Continue Reading
Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure pushes for semi-open SDN, even more so than many industry experts expected. In doing so, Cisco ACI outdoes VMware NSX. Continue Reading
The goal of SDN is dynamic networks, so it's crucial to understand the concepts of network orchestration and virtualization -- the keys to flexibility. Continue Reading
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There are ways to use network virtualization technology in your existing network that let traditional and virtual architectures complement each other. Continue Reading
Network virtualization technology is now generally available, and it won't require a rip-and-replace. A hybrid approach may be the best way to begin. Continue Reading
Virtual overlay networks use tunneling protocols to extend isolated network segments between servers for multi-tenant data center networks. Continue Reading