Software-defined storage News
August 27, 2014
Riverbed says it SteelFusion optimization appliance can be used to provision virtual WAN overlay for "location-independent computing."
March 11, 2014
Google SDN has moved beyond the company's internal data centers and into the Google Cloud Platform, enabling storage, compute and network on demand.
November 14, 2013
Cisco competitors blasted the new Cisco SDN strategy, saying it uses inflexible hardware for software-driven networks and bypasses SDN standards.
November 07, 2013
Insieme, Cisco's SDN start-up, reveals its data center strategy with Nexus 9000 switches and a controller for an automated, app-aware network.
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Networks can use a network fabric and SDN technologies together, and vendors' SDN architectures integrate them in a variety different ways. Continue Reading