Cisco's venture capital arm this week said it is allocating an additional $150 million over two to three years to fund start-ups around the world.
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An SDN start-up this week emerged from stealth mode to propose a software-defined answer to challenges vexing administrators of an enterprise WAN.
Cisco and Akamai this week announced a collaboration to boost application performance for branch office sites.
Dell is synonymous with home and business PCs, and datacentre servers. Yet Dell also has an ambitious software-defined networking activity underway called the Open Networking Initiative, where it partners with SDN software companies like Cumulus Networks and Big Switch Networks to bundle operating systems and applications on Dell switches.
The focus in SDNs and programmable networking is shifting to application policy, an area where vendors can instill their unique architectures and maintain customer dependency.
At Interop this week, Alcatel-Lucent updated its wired/wireless unified access portfolio with a new access switch, and SDN and application analytics extensions.
Extreme Networks has unveiled a software architecture for building SDNs and enabling interoperability between its technology and that of recent acquisition Enterasys.
HP this week at the annual Interop Las Vegas conference is rolling out extensions to its unified access wired/wireless product portfolio designed to deliver consistent operation and management across the mixed infrastructure.
Three years ago as part of a comprehensive cloud strategy, Cisco pledged to address every aspect of Cloud except services – it did not want to compete with customers.
OneAccess, the branch office router company that's a major competitor to Cisco overseas, is launching new products for the mid-range router market.
Making the leap to SDN? Don't jump in blind. It helps to know what software-defined networking is, first off, and then what it can do for you.
NEC this week rolled out a new version of its SDN software that includes an OpenFlow-based method for interconnecting data centers.
Juniper Networks this week at Mobile World Congress is expanding its carrier SDN portfolio with controller and management products designed to accelerate customized service creation and provisioning.
Nokia is reportedly considering acquiring Juniper Networks and combining it with its Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) business to increase U.S. service provider market penetration.
SDN start-up Big Switch Networks is ready to embark on a new chapter after rebooting its business late last summer.