SDN network virtualization
- September 28, 2012
As software defined networks evolve, it appears applications will control, even define, the network. Welcome to application defined networking.
- September 06, 2012
VXLAN gateway demos at VMworld revealed why a network overlay cannot operate in a vacuum from the underlying physical network.
- August 28, 2012
VMware debuted a network virtualization package, vCloud Networking and Security, and updated distributed vSwitch at Vmworld, but no Nicira details.
- August 17, 2012
The Open Networking Foundation will move on northbound OpenFlow applications, but these northbound APIs could threaten Cisco's proprietary SDN plan.
- July 25, 2012
NEC ProgrammableFlow wins the SearchNetworking Network Innovation Award for software-defined networking.
- July 24, 2012
Server virtualization leader VMware boosts its networking credentials by acquiring network virtualization startup Nicira Networks.
- June 19, 2012
In part two of our Q&A with VMware networking CTO Allwyn Sequeira, we ask him about VMware's plans for OpenFlow..
- June 19, 2012
VMware networking CTO Allwyn Sequeira explains the software-defined data center, the future of OpenFlow and how the company already has network virtualization 'nailed.'
- June 06, 2012
Big Switch Networks introduced an OpenFlow network overlay that enables users to run a software-defined network with any physical infrastructure.
- May 31, 2012
U.K.-based cloud provider Calligo enlists Nicira NVP to virtualize its two island data centers into a single virtual data center for customers.
- April 19, 2012
Cloud provider DreamHost will roll out a software-defined network on the Nicira Network Virtualization Platform, boosting security, isolation and flexibility for customers.
- March 21, 2012
Cloud services require a more dynamic approach to networking like OpenFlow offers. Big Switch Networks' cloud networking play, Open SDN, appears to be a promising answer.
- February 21, 2012
In this Q&A, Nicira Networks' Martin Casado and Alan S. Cohen explain why their network virtualization architecture may be the VMware of networking.
- December 02, 2011
Vendors tout network fabric features from security to network virtualization, but if edge software overlays already provide these features, is fabric just about raw bandwidth?
- May 16, 2011
Network virtualization software was all the buzz at Interop 2011, from OpenFlow and software-defined networking to virtual network appliances for optimization.