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Definitionnetwork virtualization

Network virtualization is a method of combining the available resources in a network to consolidate ...Read More

Network functions virtualization primer: Software devices take over

By David Jacobs 08 Mar 2013

With network functions virtualization (NFV), engineers replace network devices with software on basic servers for flexibility and cost reduction. Read More

What is network automation, and what can it do for you?

By Michaela Goss 30 Jul 2019

This feature explores what network automation is and its influence on organizations. It also discusses assumptions about its effect on network engineers and similarities with SDN. Read More

Resisting network virtualization technology is like keeping Token Ring

By Keith Townsend 11 Dec 2012

Network engineers are resisting network virtualization and the new network management stack, but that's a losing battle. Read More

IBM DOVE: Big Blue enters the network virtualization battleground

By Shamus McGillicuddy 12 Sep 2012

Look out Nicira and Big Switch, IBM is developing a network virtualization strategy that relies on its own virtual network overlay technology. Read More

Why are network engineers so bitter about managing virtualization?

By Rivka Gewirtz Little 13 Apr 2012

One virtualization architect explains the miscommunications between systems and network engineers and how his teams worked together toward managing virtualization more effectively. Read More

Applying cloud, VMware virtual networking concepts to your data center

By Meredith Courtemanche 20 Feb 2013

VMware, EMC and virtualization experts explain VMware virtual networking concepts, the cloud mindset and storage virtualization. Read More

Storage network choices for virtualization: A guide

By Stephen J. Bigelow 07 Jun 2011

Choosing a storage network is like selecting sunglasses. Cost, style and support are all vital considerations. For storage networking, there’s Fibre Channel, iSCSI or FCoE. Read More

Voice virtualization: Early look, mitigation and network preparation

By Brad Casey 30 Jan 2013

Enterprises that want to save money with a combined VoIP and virtualization deployment would be wise to consider these tips on voice virtualization. Read More

Google's Ubernetes assists with software container management

By John Burke 26 Oct 2015

Ubernetes -- part of Google's evolving container management project -- uses network virtualization to unite container clusters across virtual and physical locations. Read More

Storage virtualization solutions at the array or in the network

By Eric Slack 07 Dec 2011

Storage virtualization adoption quickens as early barriers are overcome. There are mature solutions available for deploying storage virtualization at the array or in the network. Read More