The SDN wunderkind grows up to join Andreessen Horowitz.
It's been a year of learning about new products, new markets... and giraffes.
When Open vSwitch essentially ended up in VMware's hands, there was cause for some wariness. But the consensus seems to be that VMware has kept the project open and progressing.
Remember OVDK? Now you won't have to. Intel is stopping development on its forked version of the open source switching project to join the mainstream Open vSwitch flow.
VMware NSX is the VMware SDN network virtualization and security platform for the software-defined data center that emerged from VMware after they acquired Nicira.
SDN has become a 'battle of titans,' and Martin Casado is now a field general in that fight. He'll be working with sales teams on NSX, bringing Nicira's product to its next stage of life.
The long speculated tensions among Cisco (CSCO), EMC (EMC) and VMware (VMW) may finally becoming to a head.
Now Martin Casado is really the face of networking at VMware. He'll be the senior vice president of the Networking and Security business unit as Steve Mullaney departs. Meanwhile, Bill Fathers gets a promotion at the Hybrid Cloud Services unit.
So, VMware's NSX is a $100M business? Who's buying? Here's one example, a government cloud-services provider that competes with Amazon for federal accounts.
Cisco had a lot to say about ACI at the recent Cisco Live, but it also had a lot to say about VMware's NSX, and VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger is taking that as a compliment. He claims NSX, shipping since October, is on a roll.
Arista's IPO could do something that markets haven’t seen in a long time: turn networking into a 'hot' sector. And plenty of pre-IPO companies are waiting to follow suit.
The Rayno Report has released its first premium report, "The Software Defined Network Revolution: An Ecosystem Report," which details how innovation in Software Defined Networking (SDN) will reshuffle billions of dollars worth of networking...
VMware is getting more into networking, but would it really want to get into the open-source support business? Regardless of the answer, rumors of a merger persist.
As Cisco's ACI prepares for full availability, the company says customer interest is building quickly — although most of that might be interest in the plain Nexus 9000 without the SDN trappings. Overall, the company's Q3 shows it's still clawing...
You can put Barry Eggers, a partner at venture capital (VC) firm Lightspeed Venture Partners, in the bull camp on Software Defined Networking (SDN). He believes it's big. It will shake up the networking and telecom world and will deliver some...