Charlie Ashton outlines the pros and cons of the most common virtual switching solutions. Find out if it's possible to meet aggressive performance targets without compromising on critical system-level features.
Learn how increasing the performance of the virtual switch in an NFV platform causes very significant improvements in service provider opex.
Cisco's virtual networking team has a brand new executive: Howie Xu, an ex-VMware veteran in the field & former VP of SDN startup Big Switch.
Data Plane SDN flow-based systems make very sophisticated software decisions which allow for new, advanced and agile services that are associated with SDN.
This week, 6WIND announced extensions to the 6WINDGate™ networking software that deliver a 10x performance improvement for virtual switches.
Many SDN start-ups came out of stealth mode in 2012 and a few others are gearing up towards launch in 2013. Check out the final installment of our series!
The momentum around the Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Northbound API keeps growing. When is it going to be standardized? Who is in charge of standardizing it? Which implementation is likely to be the most adopted?
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
Big Switch announces 6,000 Floodlight downloads. We look at if this is the right metric to be measuring and address Floodlight developement.
VMware plans to acquire Nicira for $1.26B to drive network virtualization and disrupt the networking industry.
The vSwitch is quickly becoming the heart of every datacenter network making vSwitch the new battleground for network virtualization and SDN