Results tagged "Nicira"
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March 13, 2013 01:53 PMVMware announces NSX, a software platform that combines its vCloud Network and Security software with Nicira's NVP. The combined platform provides network virtualization via vswitches and a centralized controller.
January 31, 2013 08:02 PMVMware has invested in two overlay network approaches: the VXLAN standard originally conceived by Cisco and STT, drafted by SDN startup Nicira. VMware acquired Nicira for more than a billion dollars. Which will VMware choose? Here’s my take.
October 04, 2012 05:30 PMCisco extends its embrace of software defined networking with the purchase of vCider, a maker of network overlay technology.
August 29, 2012 11:35 AMSeveral vendors, including VMware, showed VXLAN implementations with vSphere. That's a good start for a new protocol, and with VMware's backing we'll see even greater support coming up.
August 07, 2012 03:08 PMVMware has purchased Nicira--but Cisco, HP and Juniper shouldn't worry about the company's SDN strategy. Find out why.
July 24, 2012 12:59 PMAfter some ill-fated attempts, VMware has left private cloud networking to its partner Cisco. By purchasing Nicira, the company regains control of its virtual network strategy in a big way.
July 24, 2012 09:32 AMVMware makes a strong move into network virtualization, but at what cost to its relationship with Cisco? We take a look at VMware's latest move toward a software-defined data center.
April 20, 2012 04:00 PMDespite months of rumors and speculation, the networking industry's most powerful and influential vendor, Cisco Systems, is continuing to keep its plans for software-defined networking (SDN) largely to itself. In an exclusive interview during this week’s Open Networking Summit (ONS), Shashi Kiran, senior director of market management at Cisco, also an ONS member, says that OpenFlow and SDN are both so new that companies should not be deciding whether to use OpenFlow but rather how they can use OpenFlow along with other approaches.
April 18, 2012 09:00 AMThe telecommunications giant Verizon has joined with other top technology partners to collaborate on a software-defined networking (SDN) demonstration that is based on the OpenFlow protocol. The news of the collaboration was made at an Open Networking Summit being held this week in Silicon Valley.
April 17, 2012 11:00 AMEnterprises deploying cloud computing infrastructures using OpenStack now have another configuration tool at their disposal, thanks to Puppet Labs. The Portland-based company unveiled one of the first OpenStack implementations suitable for enterprise-class production deployments at this week's OpenStack Summit in San Francisco. The company's IT automation software is aimed at system administrators, designed to help them launch and support cloud computing infrastructures.
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