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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Broadcom's new chip promises to drive 10 Gigabit Ethernet into 4G LTE networks.
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?
Mobile carriers will ease the strain on their overstretched networks by offloading an increasing amount of data traffic onto Wi-Fi and small cell networks, reaching about 60 percent in 2017.
The new enterprise IT landscape of cloud services, mobility and BYOD, social media usage and big data analytics creates very different types of network traffic to the traditional mix of in-house client-server enterprise workloads. How will networks evolve to keep pace?
Networks are getting faster and reaching further, smartphone displays are growing in size, and more people are using tablets. These factors lead to more media consumption, and Verizon reported that they are seeing traffic related to video increase dramatically.
Companies looking to bypass Internet traffic networks are turning to datacenter colocation service providers to help mitigate interconnectivity issues in China, spurring growth in this market sub-section.
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.
U.K. intelligence agencies are planning to install surveillance 'black boxes' on phone networks and ISP servers that utilize deep packet inspection to monitor Web traffic—including Facebook, Twitter, and Skype, among others.
Europe's digital chief Neelie Kroes supports the right of ISPs to choose how they manage internet traffic that flows over their networks.
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