Check out our top articles of March 2018, covering the SDxCentral universe of SDN, NFV, and related topics. Rankings are based on unique visitors aggregated during the month.
10. The P4 Language Grows Up, Joins the ONF and Linux Foundation
P4 takes software-defined networking to the next level, bringing programmability to the forwarding plane. Read more.
9. Trump Kills Broadcom’s Takeover Bid for Qualcomm
The President’s order cited “credible evidence” that the takeover would be a security risk to the U.S. Read more.
8. ONF Launches New Open Source SDN Switching Platform — Stratum
Google pines for a truly programmable data plane, and Stratum aims to provide that. Read more.
7. Nokia Will Slash 353 Jobs in Network, Technology Units
Nokia’s total revenues dipped 1 percent to $8.3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017. Read more.
6. Riverbed Gains Revenue Share in SD-WAN
Cisco and VMware are changing the software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) playing field. Read more.
5. Vodafone Finds Containers Drastically More Efficient Than VMs
Resource savings with containers is pegged at around 40 percent. Read more.
4. Broadcom’s Jericho2 Programmable Chip Claims 10 Tb/s Switching Capacity
The new chip received praise from AT&T SVP of Domain 2.0 Chris Rice. Read more.
3. VMware Investor Strikes Back Against Dell Technologies Reverse Merger Talk
Red Hat, Palo Alto Networks, Splunk, Tanium, and Rubrik are better acquisition targets, the investor group says. Read more.
2. Dell EMC Takes on Cisco, Launches Open uCPE for SD-WAN
Dell EMC’s modular platforms come pre-validated and integrated with SD-WAN software from Silver Peak, VMware, and Versa Networks. Read more.
1. AT&T Plans 60,000 dNOS-Powered White Boxes to Support 5G
AT&T radically realigns its network architecture with white box routers, decreasing its reliance on proprietary silicon and feature roadmaps from traditional vendors. Read more.