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As OpenDaylight Gets Updated, New Study Shows Benefits of New-Age Networking

Just two days after a new release of the OpenDaylight software-defined networking platform, a study came out today saying the nascent technology and its sidekick, network functions virtualization, "could be as significant as the introduction of IP networks themselves."

Pluribus Leads SDN-Based Converged Infrastructure Effort

Pluribus Networks, on a mission to advance software-defined networking, has teamed up with Red Hat and Super Micro Computer to demonstrate a converged infrastructure package.

Docker Containers Get Extended by Microsoft

Microsoft demos a container app that works on both Linux and Windows.

Demo Applies New-Age Networking to Transform Carrier Central Offices

A demo project at this week's Open Networking Summit aims to pave the way for implementing next-generation networking technologies in telecom carriers' central offices, using open standards software and commodity hardware to replace proprietary, fragmented systems.

VMware Jumps Into IDaaS Ring

The company says its new product does not compete with Microsoft's Active Directory.

Microsoft Shakes Things Up at the Top

Along with executives leaving, several product groups will combine.

Internet2 Claims First Big Deployment of Live SDN-based OS

Proof of concepts are popping up all over the young software-defined networking (SDN) landscape, with the latest being the first large-scale deployment of the Open Networking Operating System in a live nationwide network.

Businesses May Have Just 8 Months To Implement Windows 10 Updates

Failing to update within the time frame could mean no future security patches.

Pluribus Puts Netvisor on Dell Open Networking Switches

Pluribus Networks is putting its Pluribus Open Netvisor Linux OS on the hardware giant's Open Networking switches in a software-defined networking partnership.

Edge, Microsoft's Next-Gen Browser, Won't Be Available To All

It depends on "service-branch" options.

Open Source Groups Release SDN and NFV Software

Things are moving smartly forward in the world of upstart, disruptive networking technologies such as software-defined networking and network functions virtualization, as open source stewards in both camps have come out with new software releases.

VMware's AirWatch Named 'Leader' in Mobility by Gartner

Its just-released Magic Quadrant for enterprise mobility management also places Citrix, MobileIron high.

Study: 30 Percent of Servers Are 'Comatose'

Those systems are using energy but doing almost no work.

Microsoft Azure Expands North of the Border

Two new datacenters in Canada will bring the global total to 22.

Questions Arise About Microsoft's BitLocker Security

One journalist calls it "the best of several bad options for Windows users."

NEC Targets Big Datacenters with SDN-Compatible Switches

NEC Corp. today announced two new switches ready for software-defined networking applications in big datacenters run by telecommunications carriers and service providers.

Alcatel-Lucent Partners with HP for Cloud Datacenter Networking

Alcatel-Lucent has teamed up with HP to feature HP Networking technology -- including software-defined networking -- in its cloud datacenter solutions for IP and optical networks.

Bromium: Better Security Through 'Microvisors'

Bromium isolates tasks in tiny Xen hypervisors, then kills the hypervisor when the task is done.

Two OpenStack-Focused Companies Get Bought

Blue Box and Piston are swallowed up by Cisco and IBM.

New Open Network Operating System Released

The open source SDN Open Network Operating System used in conjunction with new-age networking technologies such as software-defined networking is out with a number of updates, including improved performance and more feature sets.

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