Aporeto Scores $14.5M to Develop ‘Holy Grail of Cloud Security’
Its enterprise-grade security product will launch this summer.
Nokia Scores Networking Deal by Settling Apple Patent Dispute
Nokia will essentially become an Apple supplier.
SDxCentral Survey: 26% of Users Will Not Consider Open Source MANO
49% of respondents will consider open-source MANO when it's more mature.
Windstream Taps SDN to Orchestrate Optical Network Services
The service launch builds on the past deal with Ciena Blue Planet.
Fugue Team Conductor Centralizes Control Over Many AWS Accounts
The platform makes it easier to scale out AWS cloud operations.
AT&T Adds Connectivity, Security Options to FlexWare VNF Management Platform
Connectivity options now include support for other providers.
Kubernetes 1.7 to Focus on Features Instead of Initial Stability
Stability for the next Kubernetes version is expected with future releases.
SoftBank, Saudis Kick Off $93B Global Technology Investment Fund
The sheer size of the fund dwarfs other global tech investment rounds.
Satellite Company Hughes Rolls Out Managed SD-WAN Services
Connectivity can be delivered through satellite, cable, fiber, and LTE.
Q&A: Apstra's Mansour Karam Wants Enterprises to Find Intent-based Networking Nirvana
More than 1K enterprises will use intent-based networking by 2020.
Microsoft Azure Brings Public Cloud Services to Africa
It will open data centers in Johannesburg and Cape Town in 2018.
Barefoot Sees Validation in Recent Tofino Switch Deals
The company's efforts have been bolstered by ability to name names in...
SDxCentral Weekly News Roundup — May 19, 2017
HPE reaches milestone in The Machine research project; Nokia's new...
Q&A: AT&T CTO Andre Fuetsch Links Software Migration to 5G
AT&T expects to surpass its previous 75% SDN control target before 2020.
Oracle Cloud Security Services Pass the 1-Million-Users Mark
The ‘800-pound identity management gorilla’ jumps into core security...
Data Center Networking Performance: New Apps Bring New Requirements
With machine learning, big data, cloud, and NFV initiatives invading the data center, there are implications for data center networking performance.
Making the Business Case for SD-WAN
When it comes to making the business case for software-defined wide area networking), the good news is that the business case is compelling.
Tracking NFV Performance in the Data Center
Virtualizing the data center may make it more efficient and agile but additional processing power may be needed.
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Enabling the Software-Defined Branch with NSX
Reimagining the edge While the importance of the cloud is obvious to anyone, the increasing importance of the edge is often overlooked. As...
Nokia NFVi Report Webinar Q&A: Why Nokia’s OCP-compliant AirFrame and SDN Solutions form the perfect NFVi Foundation
Thanks to all who joined us for the Nokia NFVI Report Webinar, Why Nokia’s OCP-compliant AirFrame and SDN Solutions form the perfect NFVi...
ACG Research Report Webinar Q&A: Quantifying the Economic Advantages of Open Architecture NFV Designs
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Web-Scale Principles are Coming to an Application Near You
Web-scale computing services are making their way to the enterprise.
Smart Cities are Lining Up for a Slice
As metropolitan populations keep growing — can networks keep up?
The Role of Operational and Cognitive Analytics in SDN/NFV
Analytics is an essential element of the transformation to SDN.