AT&T jumped on the software-centric networking bandwagon in a big way by aiming to virtualize and "software control" 75 percent of its core network operations by 2020, and today it announced that plan is on track.
Video learners wanting to get a leg up on transformative changes in the cloud/networking industry in the new year may care to avail themselves of a new university-curated collection of instructional videos.
SolarWinds announced a refresh of its network management offerings that adds monitoring of software-defined networking systems, adding support for Cisco's ACI initiative and new anomaly detection capabilities.
Networking start-up Kaloom announced the integration of OpenShift and Kubernetes into its Software Defined Fabric, an industrialized networking software solution running on white-box hardware.
New enterprise-grade API adds enterprise features including audit controls, single-sign-on and advanced security
- By Wendy A. Hernandez
Despite the advent of open, game-changing movements like software-defined networking and network functions virtualization, the Ethernet switch and router markets reached an all-time high, new research indicates.
The Open Networking Foundation released for membership review the draft versions of reference designs being developed to help advance open source solutions based on next-gen techniques like software-defined networking.
Versa Networks is working with several industry partners to offer secure software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) solutions tailored to work with the Amazon Web Services cloud.
Cisco has released its big annual Visual Networking Index report, which forecasts a huge rise in IP traffic, much of it driven by the exploding software-defined wide-area network market.
Further proof that the software-defined wide-area networking space is leading the software-centric transformation comes with the news that Oracle is buying Talari Networks, a leading vendor in the arena.
Riverbed announced a new SD-WAN solution that it says uses enhancements such as an improved core routing stack to tackle the growing complexity of modern networks.
Cisco is seeking to integrate more security into its offering for the exploding SD-WAN space with a multi-prong effort based on new hardware and software initiatives.
Teridion claims to further tip the balance in favor of the software-defined approach with its new enterprise offering that it says is the industry's first cloud-based WAN service to match the reliability and performance of legacy WAN technologies.
Networking industry association MEF is officially defining what makes up a software-defined wide-area-network, one of the most popular areas of the transformative shift from hardware-based to software-based networking.
Big Blue aims to become No. 1 hybrid cloud provider.
- By John K. Waters
Organizations rolling out software-defined wide-area network solutions report increased network security is the main achievement of such deployments, according to survey results just published by Barracuda Networks.
oday at NetApp Insight, which takes place this week from Oct. 22-24 in Las Vegas, NetApp announced a handful of new cloud, multi-cloud and hybrid cloud solutions for data-driven enterprises.
- By Wendy A. Hernandez
The solution lets organizations connect their branch networks to the Azure cloud with SD-WAN and Virtual Private Network devices, enjoying automatic connectivity and configuration management.
Start-up Kaloom Inc. announced an automated, programmable networking fabric that leverages white-box hardware and containers to virtualize the datacenter.
Amdocs has teamed up with Fortinet and Versa Networks to offer a new multi-domain, service provider SD-WAN, software-defined networking and network functions virtualization orchestration solution.