In the first of a series of reports commissioned by Brocade and conducted by SDNCentral, we worked with our lab partners to test the NFV routing performance of Brocade’s Vyatta 5600 vRouter on real-world x86 cloud server platforms.
Every day, new SDN services and developments come onto the networking scene. We talked to NEC and Radware about NEC’s SDN Partner Space, an ecosystem around OpenFlow that gives partners a way to break into the crowded arena.
SDN is only now being considered for the WAN, but it could help overcome the WAN's shortcomings, especially in terms of complexity and maintenance.
In this week's roundup: Tech breakup season, Q3 warnings from Juniper and Riverbed, some OpenStack love for Big Switch, and an update from one of those Docker startups.
In this white paper, Cisco outlines how OpFlex, its southbound API, both furthers and occupies the heart of the Cisco’s open source efforts.
The Software Defined Networking (SDN) movement has a few core leaders that have been around since it sprouted from the grass-roots academic environments of Stanford University and Berkeley, where we imagine networking geeks called for revolution...
To challenge Solidfire and EMC in serving high-performance workloads, Nutanix adds an all-flash option to its Virtual Computing Platform.
The VCE joint venture has done well, with sales approaching $2B, even though it's not profitable. Even without Cisco's money, VCE could thrive.
ONUG will hold a Town Hall Meeting to discuss operationalizing open networking during ONUG Fall 2014. Members include representatives from Arista, Cisco, Brocade, Nuage Networks, and VMware.
In a move to extend the reach and penetration of its Blue Planet management platform, optical networking vendor Cyan Inc. (CYNI) has added support for Cisco and Juniper routers.
The startup shows its programmable data plane box can be a router that operates at the scale of core BGP routers, taking advantage of the OpenFlow 1.3 pipeline.
SDNCentral will host a live stream of the ONF’s SDN and OpenFlow workshop at the SDN World Congress in Germany, featuring innovative presenters from the SDN industry, including standards and open source forum leaders.
A multivendor control plane is cool, but the first questions it invites are "Where's Cisco?" and "Where's Juniper?" Cyan finally has an answer, but only at Layer 2.
When SDN and OpenFlow World Congress kicks off next week, ONF will premiere its SDN Solutions Showcase featuring shipping solutions. NEC’s Samrat Ganguly will be there to demonstrate how the company is using SDN for dynamic service chaining.
Software Defined Networking startup Pica8, which was named as one of the leaders in our SDN Revolution Report, has been busy lately. Last week, the company announced $12.5M in new financing. Today, it announced that it is offering a free trial...