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August 15, 2014
Broadcom has dominated the merchant Ethernet switch chip market, but that control may not last long. It already faces competition from Intel and now Cavium has entered the fray with its Xpliant acquisition.
August 08, 2014
Should we be shocked that there's an F5 SDN 'solution'? No. Every vendor in the data center has one. But at this year's Agility Conference, F5 outlined the role of application optimization in a software-defined, non-box centric world.
July 23, 2014
Combining Meru and NEC SDN, network pros can apply OpenFlow control and network virtualization provisioning to unified wired and wireless networks for joint management and policy enforcement.
June 09, 2014
Netsocket is fine-tuning its SDN offering for MSPs, enabling them to centrally provision virtual branch routing along with automated network services.
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The GENEVE network encapsulation protocol is more flexible than VXLAN and NVGRE. Will it bring interoperability to network virtualization overlays? Continue Reading
The GENEVE network encapsulation protocol is more flexible than VXLAN, NVGRE and STT and does everything they can do. Will it replace them entirely? Continue Reading
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With Cisco iWAN, engineers optimize WAN performance by dynamically aggregating MPLS and Internet resources. Continue Reading
Network overlays place a virtual network over the physical infrastructure for dynamic provisioning and orchestration of network resources. Continue Reading
In this early stage of network functions virtualization (NFV) adoption, enterprises must be wary of false NFV service claims for VoIP and UC services. Continue Reading
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Integrating OpenStack within your existing data network takes some careful planning, but there are plenty of tools to help. Continue Reading
Jason Edelman explains whether or not network functions virtualization will ever transition into the enterprise, or if it is a service/provider play. Continue Reading
Network functions virtualization (NFV) could make VoIP and UC services even more affordable than a cloud offering. So what makes them different? Continue Reading