Big Switch adds Cloud Fabric to its SDN porfolio

Google, Facebook and other hyperscale cloud providers have long built their own networking and server equipment to meet the huge demands put on their infrastructure. Big Switch Networks, which builds solutions around software-defined

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Meru controllers certified for OpenFlow

Meru Networks says it has received the first certificate of conformance for a wireless LAN manufacturer given by the Open Networking Foundation for the ability of its mobility access controllers  to work with the OpenFlow protocol for

Published on: June 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Free open switch creator hopes to boost software-defined networking

For boosters of software-defined networking, the potential benefits of the new approach are nothing less than revolutionary. Yet network managers are still only dipping their toes into the technology. In part that's because it

Published on: June 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

SDN to break out in 2015, says HP

LAS VEGAS – Hewlett-Packard believes the opening of its upcoming software-defined networking application store may be the move organizations need to shift from piloting SDN to implementing the long-talked about technology. The online

Published on: June 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Startup offers software-defined WAN

The phrase "software-defined …." has come into the IT lexicon with a rush in the past two years, starting with software-defined networking and extending to what some product marketers claim is software-defined everything.

Published on: May 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

New CEO at Ottawa metro networking provider BTI Systems

An Ottawa maker of software and systems for content and service providers has a new CEO. Colin Doherty is now the head of BTI Systems which makes management and control  software and optical switches used

Published on: April 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cisco targets big data centres with two new switches

Cisco Systems Inc. new 16-slot Nexus 9516 and Nexus 9504 are the two newest additions to the company’s line of recently launched Nexus 9000 switches. The 9516 is being marketed as an aggregation

Published on: March 25th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

NEC upgrades SDN controller

Japanese technology company NEC Corp. has upgraded its software-defined networking line with a data centre interconnect for networks based on the OpenFlow communications protocol. The company said its new Unified Network Coordinator (UNC)

Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Taking the first step towards SDN

Software defined networking is an emerging technology that has captured the imagination of every hardware and software maker whose products touch the network. So much so that other sectors have jumped in with

Published on: February 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon