Your company has always made demands on the network, but in the last ten years, the biggest demand has been for more bandwidth. While increasing bandwidth is still important, supporting the diverse set of applications now coming onto the scene is going to impact how you design and manage your network from edge-to-core. Our Next Generation Network Tech Center delivers best practices, emerging trends, new products and strategies to help you prepare for the next generation network.
News and Analysis
Built-in WAN acceleration will enable companies to copy data to off-site locations up to 50 times faster than a regular file copy, the company says.
Companies must confront security concerns and vendor hype when planning and adopting software-defined networking.
- Best of Interop 2013 Winners Announced
- Silver Peak Boosts WAN Performance with New Products
- Integrated Systems Poised for Astonishing Growth
- Brocade Announces New Hardware, Software for Data Center Strategy
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 06, 2013 02:01 PM
Posted by Kurt Marko
EMC's ViPR, a new software-defined storage platform, is a big bet on virtualized storage services. ViPR borrows from the SDN playbook with a controller and APIs.
See all blogs by Kurt Marko
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.