The idea of virtualizing a function and then separating its management functions and them putting them under programmatic control has gotten quite a bit of attention in the market over the last year. We've heard about software defined networks, storage, and even whole data centers. Is support of only x86-based systems and their workloads enough?
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New McAfee research claims that a worrying number of organizations are turning off advanced firewall features in order to avoid slowing down networks.
Cisco has launched Cisco ASA with Firepower Services, a threat-focused firewall aimed at providing businesses with controls to assess threats, correlate intelligence, and optimise defences to protect networks.
Intigua believes that the movement towards software defined data centers, networks, storage and the increasing reliance on virtualization technology means that companies need new tools to manage their management products.
Telecommunications carriers often support networks many times the size of large enterprise networks. The problem is that each application or function is supported by separate networking equipment. ConteXtream believes that its SDN technology could improve performance while saving money.
IBM said the feature is unique to Trusteer, its endpoint protection software that guards against advanced malware attacks.
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Suppliers have long suggested that enterprises use VDI to simplify administration, improve security, and reduce costs, using an older PC or a thin client as the endpoint. Samsung's new NX-N2 is designed to address that need while eliminating the need for software updates and device administration.
The two companies will integrate Palo Alto Networks' next-gen VM-Series virtual firewall on Citrix's NetScaler SDX platform.
Adware hasn't been a topic of much discussion in years, but it's still out there. Ad injector software inserts ads into the web pages you view, modifying the structure of the page. These ads are sold to legit advertisers through a web of networks, exchanges, and other intermediaries.
Consumers want video communications that are as easy to use as audio -- but without the hassle of downloading clunky client software. Blue Jeans Networks believes it has the solution.
Centralized management and monitoring through software-defined networking. Sounds like a great idea? Despite some groans in the IT space, around one-in-five enterprises are already hooked up.
Cupertino's got a giant war chest, but does it really want to be in the business of search engines, volume email services, social networks, productivity and enterprise software, and all the other things that are needed to complete the mobile picture?
Backed with new funding of $20 million, the startup aims to offer software-defined networks for SMBs that don't want to make — or can't afford — complex hardware.
The iPhone and iPad maker has released a software update for iPhone 4S users, after U.K. and European cell networks warned iPhone users to avoid the latest iOS 6.1 version.
The software-defined networking suite from Big Switch Networks gives admins access to OpenFlow-based technology for increasing network efficiency and is backed by Microsoft, Citrix and other major IT companies.
For some developers, security is merely an afterthought when it comes to designing software, and organisations could stand to benefit from militarising their networks, according to Oracle's chief security officer.
The company announces its next-gen NetScaler SDX networking platform, which will be app aware and a bet on software defined networking. Citrix also partners with Palo Alto Networks.
It launches Ethernet switch and new enhancements to meet rising trend toward software-defined networks and expects service producers to lead adoption--though, those in Asia-pacific will largely adopt a wait-and-see approach.
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