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Docker Buys Software-Defined Networking Startup

SocketPlane, which took off just three months ago, will add six SDN experts to the Docker roll.

Cloud Comparison: AWS Falling Behind in Mind Share

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) comes out on or near the top of most cloud usage surveys, but a recent report indicates growth is slowing down for the perennial cloud services frontrunner.

IBM Continues Its Climb to the Clouds

New hybrid technologies are the latest addition to the Big Blue growing portfolio.

Oracle Adds Switches, Services to SDN Effort

Oracle added to its software-defined networking (SDN) portfolio with today's unveiling of new Ethernet switches and virtual network services.

Survey: Private Cloud Adoption Slows

Public clouds, on the other hand, made significant gains in the RightScale poll.

Poll: Microsoft Azure Nearly Ties AWS in Cloud Usage

Public clouds also outpaced private cloud usage in the informal, limited survey.

Avaya Takes SDN to the Edge

Avaya Inc. today unveiled a new software-defined networking (SDN) architecture, building on its fabric-based networking technologies.

HP Will Boost 'Brite Box' Open Switch Portfolio

Reflecting an industry migration away from proprietary, locked-in networking solutions, Hewlett-Packard Co. will add to the ever-expanding universe of open, white box components, a key part of the new era of software-defined networking and network functions virtualization.

New Hyperconvergence Player Promises No Lock-In

Springpath's SDDC solution isn't tied to any specific hardware platform.

SDN Group Forms Open Source Community, Code Repository

The Open Networking Foundation industry consortium formed to further the advancement of new-age software-defined networking technologies today announced a new open source software community and code repository.

Gartner: IDoT Is Necessary for the IoT

The IT researcher adds a new security category to the Internet of Things, called the Identity of Things.

AWS Leads Enterprise Migration to the Cloud

A steadily expanding list of services is helping enterprises move operations to the cloud, and Amazon Web Services Inc. is at the top of that list, according to a new survey.

Survey: Docker Adoption 'Ahead of Schedule' in Enterprise

Several hurdles, including security, are keeping it from full acceptance into production.

Feisty Cisco Reports Its SDN Vision Paying Off, After All

Despite analyst warnings about the dire threat that software-defined networking (SDN) poses to traditional networking kingpin Cisco Systems Inc., the new quarterly earnings report shows the company is doing just fine with its own SDN vision, Application Centric Infrastructure, thank you very much.

Informal Gartner Poll: Most Have Problems With Private Cloud

Of 140 respondents, just 5 percent aren't experiencing cloud issues.

Demand for SDN Internships, New Members Highlight OpenDaylight Growth

The open source OpenDaylight project is adding software-defined networking (SDN) internships in response to increased demand and has announced several new members to further its goal " to advance SDN and network functions virtualization (NFV)."

Red Hat Partners with NEC for OpenStack NFV Features

Red Hat Inc. continues to form partnerships to position its OpenStack cloud platform as a leading contender in the new era of software-defined networking and network functions virtualization.

Docker Competitor Puts Windows Server Into Containers

DH2i says its native Windows containers are superior.

VMware CIO Tony Scott Named U.S. CIO by President Obama

Scott, who served as Microsoft's CIO before coming to VMware, starts his new job today.

Cisco Hedges SDN Bets with Overlay Support

Cisco Systems Inc.'s complicated relationship with the upstart software-defined networking (SDN) movement took another twist with new support for open standards overlay technology.

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