End-of-support pushed out to October 2023.
The Nuage Virtualized Service Platform provides policy-based automation across the datacenter and WAN.
Web giant is building a next-gen networking platform for operators to run their services on.
The VCDX certification will see a huge jump, to nearly $4,000.
Framework provides real-time, policy-driven software automation of virtual network functions.
Although the algorithm was outdated, it's still in wide use.
Company extends software-defined reach to branch offices, network edges.
New features, including elastic sizing, were added as well.
"A trend has emerged where vendors leverage open source to build closed proprietary solutions, providing only marginal benefit to the broader ecosystem."
It claims SDN can help organizations increase agility, enhance security and provide optimal efficiency.
Its software-defined networking fabric now supports hyper-converged solutions from VMware, along with multi-container environments.
Revenues exceed $7 billion for the year.
Software-defined networking isn't making datacenter inroads as quickly as expected, according to IHS.
Company commercially supports Juniper-backed SDN project, teams up with Wind River for NFV proof-of-concept.
The $650 million deal will help it compete more directly with Dell in the HCI arena.
VMware has joined the OPEN-O Project, recently formed to enable network operators to deliver end-to-end services across network functions virtualization infrastructure, software-defined networks and legacy network services.
Unidesk packages apps as modular virtual disk "layers."
Although old-guard networking company Cisco was slow to embrace new-age disruptions such as network functions virtualization and software-defined networking, it's fully invested now and a company exec predicts big things for the upstart technologies in the year ahead.
The new release includes a diagnostic tool.
To get ahead, you need to stay agile.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz