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SDN network virtualization News
June 06, 2017
AT&T said it would continue supporting the Vyatta virtual router it has bought from Brocade. The service provider, however, won't take over all user contracts.
April 25, 2017
Pluribus Networks announced a Netvisor SDN upgrade with its adaptive cloud fabric that replaces controller SDN architecture. Cradlepoint upgrades its SD-WAN and 4G LTE foundation.
March 02, 2017
Early NSX adopter BayState Health is weighing the possibility of a future as an SDN service provider -- using multi-tenancy to run other organizations' networks parallel to its own.
February 22, 2017
Cisco has introduced hardware that contains all the components for running virtual network functions. The new gear delivers Cisco VNFs in the data center and branch office.
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Although virtual routing software has been around for more than a decade, 2017 could be the year vRouting experiences greater adoption due to its available use cases. Continue Reading
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Dynamic virtual network services are using NFV to provide new enterprise services faster and cheaper by removing the need for expensive hardware deployments from the equation. Continue Reading
The principal motivation behind SDN deployments is the need for a responsive and nimble IT organization. While the network architecture is definitely in the future, not all are ready for it. Continue Reading
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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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