OpenDaylight, the vendor-heavy consortium developing an open source SDN framework, has announced that its first software release is available for download.
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SDN start-up Pluribus Networks said this week its server-switch and network hypervisor product line is generally available.
IBM is reportedly looking to sell its software defined networking business for $1 billion.
Dell this week said it would resell start-up Cumulus Networks' Linux operating system in an effort to broaden the appeal of its fixed-configuration switches.
Cisco this week is unveiling an enterprise version of its Insieme controller that's intended to allow IT to extend policy-based automation and configuration to WAN and access networks.
Cisco this week unveiled the second generation of its successful data center server system with versions that incorporate solid state flash memory designed to speed data access and cut power usage.
Brocade late last week said it has sold its network adapter business to QLogic to better focus on data center fabrics and software defined networking.
Juniper's switching and security products are underperforming in the market, says an investor recommending the company review strategic options for those offerings.
Activist investor, Elliott Management, which last week made an unsolicited bid to buy Riverbed Technology, this week took a 6.2 per cent stake in Juniper Networks.
Brocade has named former Cisco and Juniper engineer Benson Schliesser as distinguished engineer, responsible for helping shape the company's network virtualization strategy.
Cisco has extended its Videoscape Internet TV services platform into the Cloud by adopting OpenStack orchestration to allow content providers to offer video "as-a-service."
Cisco this week acquired Collaborate.com, a Boston-based developer of mobile collaboration applications.
This past year saw several major events and product introductions unfold at Cisco, beginning with an effort to connect cars to the Internet and ending with a solid pipeline in place for its new data center switches and fabric technology. The following is a review of the highlights of the year that was at Cisco, 2013.
Bob Muglia, executive vice president of Juniper Networks' software solutions division, has abruptly resigned from the company following the appointment of a new CEO.
Among the many expectations for IT in 2014, Ethernet is projected to broaden its penetration in the metro area and the WAN. The ubiquitous technology will become further entrenched as a broadband access, cloud interconnect and wide area medium, further distancing itself from legacy TDM services. Here are eight predictions for Ethernet in the New Year, from service provider Comcast Business Services: