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Versa Networks Continues SD-WAN-to-Cloud Trend

Versa Networks is yet another software-defined wide-area network specialist to provide its wares in a cloud-delivered managed service, a growing trend in the industry.

Google Cloud Chooses DataStax for 'Database-as-a-Service' Offering

DataStax recently announced that it had been chosen by Google Cloud as one of its Database-as-a-Service offerings, which is part of Google Cloud's "OSS Managed Partner Services Initiative."

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Citrix Taps Google Cloud Platform for Virtualized SD-WAN Offering

Add Citrix Systems to the growing list of software-defined wide-area network vendors taking their wares to the cloud -- in this case the Google Cloud Platform.

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ADARA Takes SD-WAN Offering to Cloud

ADARA Networks unveiled a cloud version of its software-defined wide-area network solution, promising to reduce network latency and improve performance via real-time performance monitoring and programmability.

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Cisco Extends On-Premises 'ACI Anywhere' SDN Offering to AWS Cloud

Cisco Systems followed up on its ACI Anywhere initiative announced last January that seeks to extend its software-defined networking technology called Application Centric Infrastructure beyond the datacenter -- in this case to the AWS cloud.

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Stealthy Start-Up Portends 'Second Wave of SD-WAN'

Israeli start-up flexiWAN has emerged from stealth with a software-defined wide-area networking offering that portends the "second wave of SD-WAN," marked by an open architecture in addition to open source software.

Robin.io Collaborates with Google Cloud on Anthos Storage API

This week at Google Cloud Next '19 in San Francisco, Calif., hyper-converged Kubernetes platform provider Robin.io announced its partnership with Google Cloud to bring additional capabilities to Google Cloud Anthos, formerly Google Cloud Services Platform.

Acronis Backup 12.5 Update 4 Support for VMware vSphere 6.1, Citrix XenServer 7.6, Others

Cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage provider Acronis released Acronis Backup 12.5 Update 4 at the beginning of April.

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Xen Project 4.12 Released

The Xen Project 4.12 features security and code size improvements, plus x86 architectural renewal.

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Juniper Remakes SD-WAN Offering into Cloud Service

Juniper Networks announced its SD-WAN solution is now available in a cloud-delivered "as-a-service" offering, with the aim of simplified management of disparate resources.

Leostream Upgrades Platform with the Release of Leostream Connection Broker 9.0.34

Leostream Corp. recently announced an update to its Leostream platform with the release of Leostream Connection Broker 9.0.34. Among a number of upgrades to Leostream 9.0 are also some fixes that resolve known issues.

ONF Partnership Aims SDN at Optical Transport Networks

The Open Networking Foundation announced a partnership that boosts software-defined networking in optical transport networks.

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General Availability of Azure Data Box Edge Appliance Released

Last week Microsoft announced that GA versions of Azure Data Box Edge and Azure Data Box Gateway are now available through the Microsoft Azure Portal.

OpenDaylight SDN Controller Marks 6 Years with 10th Release, Neon

OpenDaylight, said to be the most pervasive open source software-defined networking controller in the industry, is out in its 10th release as it celebrates its six-year anniversary.

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Microsoft Announces Availability of Azure Stack HCI Solutions

"Azure in a box" gets hyperconverged infrastructure capabilities with new Azure Stack HCI solutions.

Cisco Aims New Intent-Based Networking Wares at SD-WAN

Cisco Systems this month announced new solutions that take its intent-based networking technology to the software-defined wide-area network, promising increased visibility and control for disparate branches.

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New Kubernetes Update Graduates Windows Node Support from Beta

Support for using the Kubernetes open source container orchestration system to wrangle Windows containers has been graduated from beta and is now a baked-in production-level feature of Kubernetes 1.4, out today as the first release of the year.

Infovista Targets Application Quality in Ipanema SD-WAN

The benefits of software-defined wide-area networks typically start with cost savings, but Infovista says it's focusing on a neglected aspect of the next-gen SD-WAN transformation: the quality of application experiences.

SONiC Powers Big Switch Open Source Network OS Demo

Big Switch Networks is the latest industry player to showcase new-age networking wares based on integration with the Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) project.

F5 Looks to 'Bridge NetOps and DevOps' with Acquisition of NGINX

F5 Networks Inc. announced Monday (March 11) that it will acquire privately held NGINX Inc. for a total of $670 million.

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