Software-defined networking news stories - Page 2
Colt activates network in US, joins 870 data centers in Asia & EU
Colt Technology Services (Colt) has officially announced the launch of its software-driven network in the US that already includes 13 cities.
Gemalto unveils new virtualized encryption platform
“Gemalto’s launch of a virtualised network encryption platform redefines network data security by providing the crypto-agility required."
Nutanix announces new software-defined networking solution
Newly acquired Netsil technology to add non-intrusive application visibility across multiple clouds.
Shots fired: Cisco claims it has global data centre solution of choice
Cisco claims that to meet increasing cloud infrastructure demands, service providers are turning to its SDN solution.
The security challenges of SD-WAN - and how to defend against them
Silver Peak's recent report details the benefits of SD-WAN over traditional WANs, its imminent security challenges, and how to fortify against them.
Why Telstra’s decision to acquire VMtech makes sense
Cloud is a market worth over $180 billion, and it’s only going to grow – at 24% for annum to be exact.
Telstra using acquisition to augment SD-WAN security
Last year Telstra announced the acquisition of VMtech, with the company now detailing how it plans to use those technologies augment SD-WAN exposure.
How VMtech SD-WAN facilitates the next generation of work tools
VMtech aims to assist businesses and simplify their network architectures, directing traffic to the required platform via the most direct path.
Tech Mahindra and VMware team up to drive telco network and service transformation
As part of the partnership, Tech Mahindra has onboarded VMware vCloud NFV into Tech Mahindra’s Virtual Network Function (VNF) Xchange programme.
Born in the cloud: Megaport launches new virtual router for cloud-native companies
“With Megaport Cloud Router, there’s no need for a deep understanding of Layer 3 intricacies to take advantage of IP routing features.”
Software-defined networking: Moving from the slow to the fast lane
Early adopters of next-gen data center networking technologies tend to be large financial institutions and enterprises and government departments.
Expert opinion: From Grassroots to the cloud – is there a solution?
VeloCloud's Mike Wood argues the enterprise market cannot reap the full benefits of cloud migration without big advances.
Silver Peak to showcase latest innovations at Cloud Expo Asia
Cloud Expo Asia is just around the corner and Silver Peak has announced it will be showcasing its latest series of innovations in SD-WAN.
Is this SDN 2.0? Apstra founder reveals new innovation
Apstra's newest release delivers the first intent-based integrated underlay and overlay solution for the data centre network.
Measure and mitigate risk to build a comprehensive cyber defense
It is helpful to think of cybersecurity risk as a three-dimensional concept: a function of threat, vulnerability and consequence.
Gartner: Just what is the edge and who defines it?
Once again, the battle for owning the architecture/marketecture and definition of a buzzword is on.
Inspur signs up to ONOS project for stronger data center SDN
Inspur has joined the Open Network Operating System (ONOS) project as a collaborator, pledging its support to provide better data center networking.
SDN & NFV
PCCW Global restores global undersea cable connectivity via online portal
Despite submarine cables being an essential component of an international network, they are vulnerable to lengthy service outages.
The changing value proposition of SD-WAN
Analyst Zeus Kerravala, writing for Silver Peak, outlines SD-WAN purchase drivers - and why 2017 signals a change in the value proposition of SD-WAN.
SDN & NFV
SDN market to exceed US$54b by 2022 – APAC the fast growers
MarketsandMarkets has given the software defined networking (SDN) and networks functions virtualization (NFV) market a very healthy forecast.
Lumina Networks takes open source approach to SDN market
"We started Lumina Networks to ensure providers can use open source in critical use cases. But just delivering technology is not enough."
IDC: Writing on the wall for Aussie enterprise Ethernet market?
With a 21 percent year-on-year decline, IDC reports the first quarter of 2017 was in fact the worst downturn in some time.
IDC: Traditional carriage connectivity to stale in AU as SDN takes over
The enterprise connectivity market in Australia is on the verge of becoming significantly more software-defined according to IDC.
SDN & NFV
AT&T MD for A/NZ: "Take advantage of SDN and NFV to be more responsive in Asia"
AT&T managing director for A/NZ talks about how businesses can compete with speed and efficiency in fast-changing Asia.