April 15, 2014
In the second part of this series examining vendors' SDN products, I look at Cisco ACI, Arista's programmable approach, and HP's commitment to OpenFlow.
April 07, 2014
The true benefits from network virtualization will come from simplifying the network and applying it to broader use cases, rather than bickering about the finer points of vendors' SDN products, according to VMware's Martin Casado.
March 20, 2014
It's hard to believe it's been 26 years since the first commercial Interop conference. Over the years, vendors made splashes with new technologies, Interop grew beyond its Silicon Valley roots, and celebrities like Mr. T joined the action. Here's a look at some of the best moments in Interop's rich history.
March 11, 2014
At the end of March, IT engineers and architects will descend upon Las Vegas for Interop, the biggest independent IT conference of the year. The show will be packed with the latest technology, including everything from OpenFlow to 802.11ac and SSDs to DIMMs. But even the biggest technophile needs have a little fun at the end of the day, and Las Vegas is certainly the place to find it. If you want to get away from the glitzy shows and casinos, check out these places where nerds can let loose.
March 07, 2014
With vendor support, the latest version of the SDN-enabling protocol has key features enterprise networks need and gives customers confidence in its future.
March 03, 2014
Unified Network Coordinator can manage up to 10 NEC OpenFlow controllers across multiple datacenters.
February 21, 2014
Faster speeds are just part of the new Ethernet technology. New forwarding technologies and the emergence of SDN also are changing the Ethernet switch landscape.
February 18, 2014
Interested in making the switch to software-defined networking? Don't feel like you need to do it in one leap, advises Eric Hanselman, 451 Research analyst and Interop Las Vegas SDN track chair.
February 15, 2014
We've selected seven Interop presenters that will make it worth a trip to Vegas. You'll be so absorbed in tech, you won't even notice the glitter.
February 06, 2014
Traditional network management techniques don't work with software-defined networking. Automation of management best practices is critical for SDN to succeed.