Start-Up Emerges To Supplant SDN

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.

Juniper Expands OpenLab Program for Exploring SDN, NFV Technologies

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.

VMware's Photon OS Is Officially Released

An administration guide is also published.

New Partnership Helps VMware Enhance Mobile Device Protection

The agreement with Tanium leads to the Trustpoint tool.

New ONOS Software-Defined Networking OS Released

"Goldeneye" is the name of the seventh and latest release of the open source SDN operating system championed by the ONOS Project.

VMware To Buy Software-Defined Networking Vendor

Arkin helps speed SDN deployments and operations.

LinkedIn Bought by Microsoft for $26.2 Billion

Microsoft says the social networking giant will remain independent.

VMware AirWatch Named the Leader in Magic Quadrant for EMM

Citrix, BlackBerry, IBM and MobileIron also score high.

Investors Make New $20 Million Bet on Midokura SDN

Midokura, which leverages software-defined networking technology in its network virtualization offering, this week announced $20.4 million in Series B financing.

VMware Unveils New Version of Integrated OpenStack Product

Deeper integration with vSphere, smaller management footprint highlight the upgrades.

Firms Partner on SDN, NFV Innovation Lab

New-generation software company CENX -- a software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) specialist -- announced it's partnering with several other companies to show how vendor interoperability can contribute to end-to-end service management capabilities on hybrid network infrastructure.

WinDocks Comes to the Amazon Cloud

The container technology is a port of the Docker engine to facilitate Windows Server 2012 development.

PLUMgrid SDN Suite Works with Red Hat OpenStack

Players in the emerging software-defined networking arena are continuing on the path to interoperability as the industry shakes itself out, with PLUMgrid Inc. announcing its SDN suite is certified for the Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.

SQL Server 2016 Released by Microsoft

It includes open source software as a major component.

Optus Wholesales SDN Cloud Service

Optus Wholesale has put a new spin on the growing software-defined networking movement by introducing Optus Cloud-N, a pay-as-you-go service that customers can purchase, rebrand and resell to retail end users.

Ciena Toolkit Applies DevOps To Control SDN/NFV Networks

Ciena aims to give operators more control of their software-defined networking and network functions virtualization systems with a new toolkit that applies DevOps techniques to simplify the process of adding new technologies and services.

Azure AD Certificate Rollovers Get Delayed

Microsoft was told by businesses that more time was needed to prepare for the rollover.

Dell Unveils New Flash Storage Arrays

The new arrays have increased support for VMware environments.

Bandwidth Hogs Drive SDN Adoption, Study Says

The IoT is adding to the heavy toll of video data.

Active Directory Authentication Added to Azure SQL

It lets admins manage database user IDs from one place.