Security, network teams should look over their shoulders

Hardly a day goes by when we don’t handle an IT security-related story – hacking, spear-fishing, network intrusions, the NSA/CIA/ CSEC…. It’s a long list. So you’d hardly expect that network security teams

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SDN: So near and yet so far

NEW YORK – Software-defined networking, in the words of industry analyst Eric Hanselman, is “the bright shining star” in infrastructure that is dazzling IT. It promises to essentially make virtualizing networks automated, allowing

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What SDN can and cannot do for your network – Part 2

Software defined networking (SDN) is still at the early stages of development and adoption. In this video interview, Rami Rahim, executive vice-president of platform systems division at Juniper Networks, offers some advice to

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What SDN can and cannot do for your network – Part 1

Software defined networking (SDN), an approach to computer networking that enables network managers and administrators to control network services using software, is still a relatively new concept. As such, many organizations are still

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Canadian security vendor enthusiastically backs SDN

NEW YORK--One of the biggest boosters of the nascent software-defined networking technology is the head of a Canadian company that doesn’t make switches or servers. “It’s the largest fundamental change in the network

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Infoblox to offer new way of measuring networks

The traditional definition of an IT network is changing in the face of BYOD and SaaS applications. If so, how does a network administrator measure the network, and more importantly, measure the changes

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Cisco brings software-defined networking to carriers

If the Internet is going to be carrying humungous loads of data as more devices are connected, large service providers are going to need a new network infrastructure to support it. That’s the

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SDN sales to hit $3.5 billion by 2018: Report

The fledgling software-defined networking movement is still trying to find its feet, with networking companies issuing products that are still being piloted by enterprises. But a new report says annual sales could total

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Juniper strikes IBM partnership to spread SDN controller

Another major networking vendor has brought a software defined network controller to market, a crucial part of creating SDNs. Juniper Networks said Monday its Contrail controller -- previously called JunosV Contrail -- is

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