Software-defined data center News
December 08, 2016
Durham County, N.C., had a traditional data center. But it also had forward-thinking employees looking at Cisco ACI fabric to lay the groundwork for tech innovation.
November 22, 2016
After learning about the benefits of data center SDN technology, Steelcase Inc. overcame a fear of change and made the leap to Pluribus Networks' Netvisor operating system.
September 08, 2016
The new Dell Technologies is bullish on hybrid cloud, convergence and cloud-native applications for enterprises, but Dell networking plans weren't in the spotlight.
June 14, 2016
VMware says it will acquire startup Arkin to provide analytics that help customers broaden the use of NSX microsegmentation.
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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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There are many advantages to SDDC adoption, but concerns over management tools and evolving IT skill sets have hampered deployment -- at least so far. Continue Reading
Until building private cloud operations with data center SDN and a cloud manager gets simpler, most enterprises will stick with a virtualized data center and public cloud combo. Continue Reading
Mobile edge computing can bring applications and data closer to the end user, resulting in lower latency and better data analytics for network virtualization and IoT. 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