… VMware and Canonical announced that Ubuntu LTS images are now available on VMware vCloud Air. Built on a VMware vSphere foundation, vCloud Air allows a company to use its existing VMware ESXi hypervisors as a basis for running OpenStack.
… Infoblox announced it enhanced the IPAM Plug-in for VMware vCenter Orchestrator, VMware vCloud Director, VMware vCloud Automation Center for Desktop, and VMware vCloud Automation Center for Server to give new capabilities to private cloud networks.
… cPacket Networks introduced cClear technology for performance monitoring and optimization across physical and virtual parts of modern networks. The company claims this is the first unified performance monitoring for virtual cloud networks.
… Riverbed announced brought on Paul Mountford as senior vice president and chief sales officer. Mountford spent 16 years at Cisco running the enterprise business and, separately, the emerging markets division. Most recently, he was CEO of Sentillian.
… CenturyLink launched its CenturyLink Private Cloud for large enterprises. It was developed to help companies address hybrid IT capabilities and geographic flexibility, and it runs on the same platform at the company’s public cloud.
… Wind River introduced a virtualization profile for its VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS), signaling virtualization is making its way to the Internet of Things.
… Brocade announced New Zealand-based provider AO Cloud as a customer. AO Cloud built a new network based on Brocade’s VCS Fabric technology, making it New Zealand’s first active-active cloud data center based on Brocade.
… Algo-Logic Systems, a provider of what it calls gateware defined networking (GDN) products, launched a second generation GDN 100-Gbt/s top-of-rack (ToR) switch capable of rack-scale service provisioning with load balancing. It’s based on an Altera 100-Gb/s Stratix V GX Board. It can selectively forward packets from a 40-Gb/s or 100-Gb/s input to several 10-Gb/s or 40-Gb/s endpoints within and across data center racks.
In case you missed them, here are the other stories SDNCentral covered this week.
- HP Claims Networking Gains and NFV Progress in Q3
- vArmour Raises $36M to Enhance SDN Security
- VMware Promotes Martin Casado to Run Networking and Security
- Brocade & Telefonica Push Vyatta’s Virtual Router to 80G
- Ericsson-Ciena Partnership Scores a Win at Telstra
- Guardicore: SDN Security Better Protects Data Centers, Companies