Here’s a roundup of the week’s news related to software defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) and the rest of the SDxCentral universe, starting with a few tidbits from the OCP U.S. Summit:
Australian operator Telstra launched its first SDN products, which it developed with Cisco. The three products are a virtual private network offering, a virtual security appliance, and a data center interconnect SDN product.
Versa Networks and RAD have partnered to offer a joint software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) implementation that uses a vCPE for managed VPN services that includes quality assurance, security, and network visibility.
Aryaka signed Italian firm Sinthera as an SD-WAN customer.
The data center switch market grew 7 percent in 2015, according to a report by Crehan Research.
Here’s what else SDxCentral has covered lately:
- SANs Are a ‘Pain Point’ in Converged Data Centers, Says Plexxi
- Building Business Benefits for NFV
- Microsoft Provides Open Source Cloud Switch Software
- Intel Pushes FPGAs & Silicon Photonics at OCP Summit
- Google Joins the Open Compute Project Because of Rack Voltage
- Lenovo & Juniper Partner for Hyperconverged Data Center
- Equinix Taps Open Compute Hardware to Build a Container Exchange
- Open Compute Project Looks at WiFi Access Points
- vArmour Becomes a Security Option for Cisco ACI
- Versa’s Software-Defined Security Wins Business With a Systems Integrator
- RSA 2016: There Are Way Too Many Security Companies
- Security Analytics: Let’s Assume Every Perimeter Gets Breached
- EMC Builds Its NFV Architecture From the Ground Up
- Mellanox Lets Cumulus Linux Ride Its Ethernet Switches