Fire-sale of assets includes Ruckus Wireless technology that Brocade paid $1.5B for in April 2016.
The network as a service model will require a shift in thinking for enterprise IT.
The new effort is a consolidation of two existing Linux Foundation networking projects mergin the ECOMP and Open-O efforts.
Riverbed jumps into Network-as-a-Service market with new platform that melds the DevOps approach of agile development with NFV and SDN.
Several vendors have recently rolled out network operating systems designed to improve management in an SDN environment.
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