Predictions for 2014 – the year of everything

People generally make predictions about the future around this time of year (almost as if they are asking Santa Claus...

January 2nd, 2014 Don Sheppard

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Alcatel now supports OpenFlow, OpenStack on switches

Alcatel-Lucent has finally started to support two key technologies for creating software defined networks in its switches. The company said...

December 11th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Peering into 2014, Cisco sees big displays, SDN

Cars that automatically pay for parking spots, context-aware collaboration and new data centre networks are some of the technologies forecasters...

December 4th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Feature: The promise of software-defined networking

Back in June at a user conference in Orlando, Cisco Systems Inc. executives faced a roomful of media with a...

November 25th, 2013 Dave Webb

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Software-defined Systems and Services

We appear to be moving into an era where ICT is "software-defined" and typically offered "as a Service."  This is...

October 30th, 2013 Don Sheppard

MidoNet adds L2,3 gateway support for SDN

Midokura has released the latest version of its MidoNet software-defined network virtualization solution for service providers and organizations building infrastructure-as-a-service...

October 29th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Juniper’s MetaFabric cloud data centre aims to ease app deployment

Network gear maker Juniper Networks says its new MetaFabric cloud data centre architecture will help organizations simplify and speed up...

October 29th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Hewlett-Packard, Canadian university share IT research notes

Software-defined networking is -- by its name -- about using software on commodity hardware to control network functions. But a...

October 28th, 2013 Howard Solomon

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...

September 16th, 2013 Howard Solomon