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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Researchers say a new demonstration shows that network operators can implement SDN to replace expensive proprietary routers.
The 14th annual conference of international research networks last month was the scene of some startling demonstrations of the future of open-source networking.
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How one telecoms company benefited from Software Defined Networking (SDN)
Companies running HP's software-defined networking compliant infrastructure will be able to buy apps to implement network services ranging from security to orchestration.
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.
Software-defined networking still has a bit of an image and branding problem to work out -- not to mention establishing a concise definition.
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.
Ericsson will supply software-defined networking support to Australian telco giant Telstra as part of its continued optical network equipment and services contract.
Major investments in long-term evolution (LTE) networks are required to keep abreast of 61 percent increases in traffic, reports ZDNet Korea’s Jaehwan Cho.
Red Hat -- like all of the other suppliers in the industry standard virtual machine software market -- is in a feature, function, performance and integration war. Red Hat's new RHEV 3.4 matches the bar set by some and raises the bar in others.
Cloud-based applications impose different types of stress on wide area networks that do traditional applications. Riverbed believes that SteelHead 8.6 can optimize network traffic to better meet business requirements.
HP embeds support for the OpenFlow communications protocol into a wider range of network infrastructure and releases applications for its software-defined networking controller.
Rick Vanover and Jason Perlow talk about the risks of specific "free" software that can cause issues on computer systems through adding pop-ups, sending information or proxy serving other traffic.
It's not just a good idea anymore, the OpenDaylight Project has released its first open-source software-defined network release: Hydrogen.
Suspecting NSA interference, Microsoft is taking a leaf out of Google and Yahoo's books in efforts to prevent surveillance and wiretapping of its global datacenters.
The market for software-defined-networking or SDN is set to boom and HP is aiming to be among the big players.
Hewlett-Packard announces a software-defined networking (SDN) developer kit and app store to go along with it.
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.
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