Software-defined data center News
June 14, 2016
VMware says it will acquire startup Arkin to provide analytics that help customers broaden the use of NSX microsegmentation.
May 06, 2016
Data center evolution will drive the illusion that the network has disappeared, Google networking lead tells networking crowd at Interop 2016.
March 15, 2016
The latest Microsoft open tech takes the brains of data center networking out of proprietary switches and places it in hardware-agnostic software.
February 12, 2016
In recent blog posts from around the Web, experts discuss BGP as a routing protocol in data centers, whether software will really 'eat hardware' and the role of SDN in IoT.
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Internet content providers like Facebook and Google are already using SDN to improve hyperscale data center connectivity. But more could be done. Continue Reading
Vendors have differing ideas on what constitutes an NFV Infrastructure, which makes it difficult to know how to invest. However, there are a few key elements every portfolio should include. Continue Reading
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Linux containers are back in a big way, but it's not just developers who should be paying attention. Container networking will likely bring big changes to data centers. Continue Reading
SDN for small business: Does it make sense? Networking engineer Nick Buraglio says maybe someday, but we're not there yet. Continue Reading
Software-defined networking (SDN) gained early traction in companies like cloud providers with the resources to launch it and a need for its benefits. Quick to use SDN to make networks programmable, scalable and more flexible, they were up for ... Continue Reading
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As applications drive the need for massive storage capacity, data center convergence will be aided by software-defined storage and networking to enable private cloud architecture. Continue Reading
SDN expert Will Murrell addresses how many SDN controllers organizations need for policy control and network management and the value of investing in backup controllers. Continue Reading
As SDN continues to gain traction, it's important that security keeps pace. Expert John Burke explains the role of the security operations center in a software-defined network. Continue Reading
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Networking in hybrid clouds has been a complex task, and that includes optimizing application delivery and performance. Find out how some IT pros are overcoming those challenges. Continue Reading
SDN engineer Darien Hirotsu explains how SDN can help solve the challenges presented by east-west traffic flow in the data center. Continue Reading
It's time to start thinking about a software-defined infrastructure in the data center. Here are benefits of software-defined architectures, tips for implementation and tools to help. Continue Reading