Service provider SDN applications News
February 04, 2016
Microsoft is preparing to release a Windows Server SDN stack that could make the company a rival to Cisco and VMware in software-defined networking.
November 17, 2015
Cisco has added support for open source tools Chef and Puppet in the IOS XR operating system for its NCS programmable routers.
September 22, 2015
Microsoft's Azure network OS could eventually have an impact on how enterprises build cloud data centers.
June 18, 2015
AT&T and other carriers tell attendees at the Open Networking Summit they're committed to moving to open SDN. Google unveils Jupiter SDN platform at ONS.
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