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Biggest challenge for SDN isn’t technology, says Gartner

Work on software-defined networking has been going on for almost two decades, but it's only been in the past year...

October 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Meru announces SDN app for Lync

Meru announces SDN app for Lync

As the enthusiasm for software defined networking from vendors accelerates, IT leaders are still wondering how they can best make...

September 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Using network virtualization to increase security

After server and desktop virtualization, network virtualization is the next area of the data centre to adopt the technology. It isn't...

September 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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SDN may increase security: Intel

Although still in a fledgling state, software-defined networks are closer to moving into production in enterprises. With a central controller...

September 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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A hint of the future of networks

What do DevOps and NetOps have in common? Nothing, you might think: The former deals mainly in software development, the...

September 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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HP, VMware team on software-defined networking solution

There's almost no end to the partnerships that have been announced this week in San Francisco at VMware's annual VMworld...

August 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Companies split on SDN: Report

Another study of enterprise interest in software defined networking (SDN) has been released this week, but this one finds a...

July 31st, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Enterprises more serious about SDN, survey suggests

There are two knocks against software-defined networking in the enterprise: Not all the pieces are ready yet for the approach,...

July 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Will CIOs pay for truly open networking solutions?

Open source software officially dates back to 1998, although as Wikipedia points out, the idea of freely available software goes...

July 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon