Security is tough all over, especially for an open source project, as engineer David Jorm explained in a debriefing on the OpenDaylight vulnerability patched in December.
Worried about the safety of the public cloud? The U.S. Department of Defense isn't — at least not for certain levels of sensitive data on certain public clouds.
The Open vSwitch team has launched Open Virtual Networking, an open source project to add Layer 2 or 3 overlays to OVS natively.
Rather than predict what will happen, why not predict what won't? Check out Scott Raynovich's "un-predictions" from Juniper to John Chambers to the cloud. What can we expect or not expect in 2015?
Elliott might not look too pleased in that photo, but EMC did agree to add two outside directors in exchange for some peace and quiet from the hedge fund.
Cyan gets a boost, Fibre Channel gets a reprieve, Sonus gets some SDN tech — and our own site gets a name change, to SDxCentral.
It looks like VMware has the hot hand at the moment, as the company is kicking off 2015 by adding some Cisco distinguished engineers to its roster.
If botnets are so resilient, why not use a similar structure for building regular networks? Ed Amoroso, head honcho of security at AT&T, thinks that's the way to go.
NFV performance can lag when OpenStack and Open vSwitch get involved. It's a known problem that needs more attention, Metaswitch's CTO argues.
It feels like we do this every six months. Bethany Mayer took another new job in August, leaving HP's newborn NFV group to become CEO of Ixia. Her job still involves NFV and the cloud, though.
It's understandable that investors want to find a way into SDN, but the "SDN" companies might not be the right picks.
Experts weigh in with observations on the biggest trends for NFV in 2014.
A founding participant in OpenDaylight and the project's first chairman, Inder Gopal has now followed other SDN leaders out of IBM's doors.
Check out what these vendors had to say about what they found interesting and cool in the network virtualization scene this year and what they foresee happening in the NV future.
"Network virtualizaton" needs more than a definition. To fully understand NV, you need to know the scene. Check out this list of SDNCentral’s "where to start" stories of 2014.