SDN companies News
January 13, 2017
Viptela, a startup in the SD-WAN market, taps former Cisco exec Praveen Akkiraju as its new CEO. Akkiraju's immediate goal for Viptela is to help customers migrate to the cloud.
November 04, 2016
Broadcom's decision to sell the Ruckus WLAN product following the Brocade acquisition is expected to lead to offers from Dell, Juniper and Nokia.
June 29, 2016
CenturyLink is the latest provider to roll out a new managed SD-WAN service -- using technology from Versa Networks -- which it plans to make widely available later this year.
May 13, 2016
Cisco has fallen behind Microsoft and Amazon Web Services as a critical supplier of infrastructure to enterprises.
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