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  • Juniper broadens SDN for carriers

    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.

  • Juniper, Nokia hooking up?

    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.

  • Whatever happened to the IPv4 address crisis?

    In February 2011, the global Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated the last blocks of IPv4 address space to the five regional Internet registries. At the time, experts warned that within months all available IPv4 addresses in the world would be distributed to ISPs.

  • WANs could stand to get faster, survey finds

    Nearly nine out of 10 respondents to a Talari Networks survey of IT professionals said that their wide area network was a problem for business-critical applications either occasionally or frequently, as WAN budgets are set to increase over the course of the coming year.

  • Laser-focused fiber optics researcher wins $481K Japan Prize

    A pioneering researcher in the field of semiconductor lasers for enabling high capacity, long-distance fiber networks like those that provide the Internet's physical foundation has won the 2014 Japan Prize in the field of electronics, information and communication.

  • Dell to bundle Cumulus Linux network OS

    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.

  • A10 revamps lineup on multiple fronts

    Application delivery controller manufacturer A10 Networks rolled out new hardware, pricing and connectivity with a range of SDN and cloud services today, in an announcement that serves to underline the company's recent recovery.

  • Cisco puts enterprises under Insieme control

    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.

  • Brocade exits network adapter business

    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.

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