Two new studies document the software-defined transformation.
Resin.io believes containers can promote rapid development.
- By Dan Kusnetzky
It didn't take long for Verizon to follow AT&T into the virtualized network services market, launching its own offering just days after the fellow telecommunications giant introduced a similar service.
Open source groups focusing on software-defined networking and network functions virtualization have formed a new project, attracting new partners such as Google, Radisys and Samsung.
A joint effort among open software-defined networking organizations has resulted in a new leaf-spine datacenter fabric leveraging commodity white-box hardware and open source technologies.
Continuing its support of new transformative technologies such as software-defined networking and network functions virtualization, AT&T launched a new service, Network Functions on Demand.
The programs are aimed at a high-level technical audience.
Current Analysis published new research on network functions virtualization -- "the most important transformation that the network industry has undertaken in its history" -- that names Netcracker Technology as the "leader" in NFV Management and Orchestration.
AT&T will open source the homegrown software platform powering its software-centric network that leverages SDN and NFV in the hope it will mature the fledgling technologies and become an industry standard.
In another finding, vSphere continues to be the most-used hypervisor, followed by Hyper-V.
Glue Networks upgraded its software-defined networking orchestration platform, designed for organizations wishing to automate entire, existing multi-vendor networking architectures, from the datacenter to the LAN to the WAN.
Big Switch Networks updated its software-defined networking solutions with new use cases and support for more open networking switches, along with other enhancements to help enterprises transform their networks with next-generation technology.
Box has a new offering to that involves a combination of software and consulting.
It allows admins to peek under the Distributed Resource Scheduler's hood.
Apparently this new-age software-defined networking stuff is already in danger of becoming yesterday's news, if start-up Apstra Inc. has its way.
Its integration with Microsoft Azure is highlighted.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Juniper Networks today announced an expansion of its OpenLab program, with new locations where enterprises can explore new network virtualization technologies such as software-defined networking and network functions virtualization.
An administration guide is also published.
The agreement with Tanium leads to the Trustpoint tool.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
"Goldeneye" is the name of the seventh and latest release of the open source SDN operating system championed by the ONOS Project.