June 07, 2016
This week, bloggers assess Corsa's programmable switch offerings, Verizon DBIR, and how to create a marketing and technology 'lingua franca.'
December 22, 2015
Our most-read SDN news stories of the year reveal a collective obsession with SD-WAN, as well as a strong interest in the future of open SDN.
September 01, 2015
HP seeks NSX certification to sell the VMware network virtualization software with the FlexFabric switch.
August 19, 2015
A Coho Data DataStream software upgrade lets Docker containers execute directly on DataStream storage arrays.
OpenFlow Get Started
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OpenFlow SDN is promising but vendors are now contemplating alternatives to the protocol Continue Reading
Old ways of securing physical networks are giving way to logical techniques. The change in traffic to an East-West, data-center-centric, software-defined-network model necessitates a new security plan. Continue Reading
Author Chuck Black explains what 'open' means for SDN, and considers open SDN controllers, protocols and APIs. Continue Reading
Evaluate OpenFlow Vendors & Products
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When discussing SDN, control planes and programmability are often lumped into the conversation -- along with a dose of OpenFlow protocol and disaggregation. Continue Reading
IT professionals can reach their advanced network monitoring goals with the aid of SDN deployments. Continue Reading
Border Gateway Protocol is an internet essential, and BGP routing may be taking on a bigger role in software-defined networking, displacing OpenFlow to manage SDN packet flow. Continue Reading
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Out-of-band management can be used for handling network infrastructure. Expert Judith Myerson explains the benefits of out-of-band management and how it can be implemented. Continue Reading
In this week's SDN news, the OPNFV Project releases its open source NFV platform to help companies add virtual functions while NEC releases two new switches to help build large software-defined data centers. Continue Reading
Enterprises aren't ready to revamp entire networks for SDN, but it's not a zero-sum game. A hybrid SDN strategy introduces it gradually or partially. Continue Reading
Problem Solve OpenFlow Issues
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Brocade makes generally available an OpenDaylight SDN app that improves network performance through more efficient traffic flow. Continue Reading
Software-defined data centers are a brave new future or a vendor-created hype storm, depending on who you ask. Here's how it's likely to shake out. Continue Reading
Open APIs are architectural components of a software-defined network that push configurations or information to routers and switches or other apps. Continue Reading