The impending convergence of carrier Ethernet with network functions virtualization, software-defined networking, and some new thing called lifecycle service orchestration will create what Metro Ethernet Focus President Nan Chen this week was promoti… - 11/22/2014
Network functions virtualization and software-defined networking will be linchpins of communications networks in the long term, and will tie in with already widespread carrier Ethernet services and the quickly growing Internet of Things, according to… - 11/21/2014
Extreme Networks also has welcomed three new members to its Technology Solution Partner Program. That includes A10 Networks, which has a solution that optimizes north-south traffic flow in global data center interconnect environments; NetOptics IXIA,… - 11/17/2014
Things just keep getting more interesting for the routing and switch vendors as they continue their moves to capture market share in the new software-centric, virtualized world. That seems to be especially accurate for Brocade, HP, and Juniper Networ… - 11/15/2014
Software-defined network is considered by many to be one of the most important, and potentially disruptive, developments in networking since the rise of the Internet. To date, networks and connectivity have come first, and applications have followed. SDN turns this model on its head, approaching networking from an apps-first standpoint.
In this SDN pre conference at ITEXPO Miami, we will define SDN, look at the technologies and components involved in SDN, the use cases of SDN, the players involved in moving SDN forward, and what this all means for networking as we know it.