Peter Christy discusses the irony of how the most secretive companies benefit from talking about openness - examples include Apple and Nicira
At risk of reporting more like People, Jason Matlof from Battery Ventures has 'gone back' to networking. Read more SDN news at SDNCentral.
Brocade's Keith Stewart shares his view on OpenFlow, SDN, vSwitches and VXLAN. Also, the 100GE Internet2 OpenFlow backbone Brocade powers.
Word is Kireeti Kompella has left Juniper Networks for Contrail Systems. Is this a vote for an SDN Startup or a vote against Juniper?
A realistic look at SDN by network management veteran, John Strassner. SDN has been touted as a panacea for all networking ills, but what can SDN really do?
Murphy McCauley of ICSI shares the latest and his vision for the NOX and POX OpenFlow controllers and SDN Northbound APIs.
The pieces exist to build massively scalable, multi-tenant, high performance layer-2 only SDN (software-defined) networks. Yet there are none. Why not?
With the Nicira acquisition closed, new VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger spoke more freely in response to the question during the opening keynote of VMWorld 2012.
Stu Bailey of Infoblox shares his view on OpenFlow, Erlang softswitches, Hadoop acceleration with SDN and why Northbound APIs are a waste of time.
Customers can virtualize their networks connecting VXLAN environments to existing non-VXLAN networks with Brocade XXLAN Gateway
SDN - Fad or Phenom? The advent of SDN, virtual overlays and OpenFlow in the context of datacenter networking now challenges the status-quo with new designs
Jeff Bazar of Cariden explains why SDN needs to be grounded in real-world resource management, models and visiblity. OpenFlow is just a piece of puzzle.
Arista, EMC Isilon, F5 Networks & VMware demonstrate the first multi-vendor end-to-end network virtualization using VXLAN & automation APIs.
Could a network virtualization platform be built like VMware did for compute? We explain why it's unlikely even though there is business value in doing so.
Time to plan that SDN Budget for 2013. Learn the top 5 Items that should in your 2013 software-defined networking, SDN Budget