News and Analysis
The EMC World and Interop conferences showed technology forces reshaping the storage and networking ecosystems and the data center's future -- forces largely driven by software.
More News and Analysis
- Interop: Open Compute Project To Tackle Network Switching
- Best of Interop 2013 Winners Announced
- 5 Threats That Could Derail WebRTC
- Cisco Unifies Wireless, Wired Management
Get a rundown of major IT events for networking, storage and IT admins, from next week's Interop to Cisco Live in June.
May 17, 2013 02:34 PM
Posted by Kevin Fogarty
From software-defined networking to fabrics to powerful new switches, network vendors are fighting for a revitalized market.
See all blogs by Kevin Fogarty
May 09, 2013 04:30 PM
CloudBridge now optimizes WANs; WatchGuard appliances expand Hyper-V support; Aryaka portal monitors more than WANs; Enterasys builds out SDN ecosystem.
May 08, 2013 04:01 PM
Network virtualization platform delivers up to 240 Gbps throughput; Big Switch uses F5 API for cloud orchestration; Dell brings high-performance firewall to midmarket; McAfee acquires Stonesoft; Motorola unveils 11ac access points.
May 07, 2013 04:51 PM
JunosV line includes open controller; Riverbed debuts ADC-as-a-service; Huawei expands CE12800 switch series; Ixia simulates data centers for validation; BMC agrees to acquisition.
May 06, 2013 02:29 PM
News roundup: GigaVUE-HB1 leverages GigaSMART; Ixia debuts ControlTower architecture; CipherCloud bolsters compliance policies; ForeScout and FireEye team up to combat malware.
May 02, 2013 03:55 PM
InteropNet, the production network for Interop Las Vegas, is testing and showcasing a variety of technologies, including a network fabric from Avaya and network configuration software from Tail-f Systems.
Best of the Web
VXLAN is an Experimental IETF draft of protocols to enable the creation of a large overlay, multi-tenant network.
: OpenFlow is poised to reach over-hyped status, yet there are practical, useful reasons for keeping an eye on Openflow. The biggest cloud players are involved and driving the feature creation.
Get a primer on the Openflow protocol and what it can do for networking.