The company's SD-WAN is geared toward smaller companies that are not looking for an MPLS replacement.
HP updates NFV Director; Broadcom updates its OpenFlow platform; OPNFV adds members; Pica8 adds an investor; Edgewater and Big Switch add execs.
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.
Check out our Weekly Roundup for Friday, May 16, as we look at the use cases most likely to be included in RFIs/RFQs this year and give you a glimpse into just how many network professionals are looking at SDN.
With a $5M funding round, Edgewater Networks will test the idea of running virtualized security appliances on its Edgemarc session border controllers. The hope is to give carriers another option for providing managed services.
NFV sprang up quickly, but industry-changing innovation does not happen overnight. Even for a carrier that wants NFV for one specific service, it's worth investing in a full platform with a long-term roadmap, and the way to find that is to start...
Cisco admits what's been known for a while: White-box switches really are a threat. Elsewhere in the week, OpenFlow 1.3 starts showing up everywhere and the optical networking industry takes a deeper look at SDN.