Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Brocade Debuts On-Demand Network for the SDN Data Center

Vyatta technology helps to infuse Brocade's Software Defined Networking architecture.

Riverbed Looks to Grow Beyond WAN Optimization in 2013

As U.S government sales slow, Riverbed plans to expand its footprint beyond Steelhead.

OpenFlow Inventor Martin Casado on SDN, VMware, and Software Defined Networking Hype [VIDEO]

Casado details the origins of SDN, wonders what SDN means today, and plans to change the laws of physics in the future.

Midokura CEO on OpenStack, SDN, and the Future of Network Virtualization [VIDEO]

With millions in funding, where is the Japanese network virtualization startup now headed?

F5 Gears up for BIG-IQ

Despite the slowing economy, application delivery controller vendor F5 plans big upcoming releases.

Juniper Enterprise Networking Sales Slow

Juniper execs address Q1 2013 networking and security weaknesses in earnings call.

Internet Speeds Ahead in Fourth Quarter of 2012

Akamai report shows the Internet speeding up, with global average peak connection speeds up by 35 percent.

Why the Former HP Networking CTO Now Runs the Cloud [VIDEO]

Saar Gillai explains why he made the move from networking to cloud and why OpenStack's evolution is a lot like Ethernet's.

Intel Launches SDN Switch and Server Platforms

Intel announces strategic direction and product plans for SDN.

Polycom Delivers on CloudAXIS Vision

After months of beta testing, new Polycom Unified Communications tech hits general availability.

Dell Activates Network Fabric

Dell announces new LAN and SAN converged network management and control solutions.

What is Cisco's Biggest Open Source Contribution Ever?

Cisco bets big on SDN with its ONE Controller.

Aruba ClearPass Revives NAC for BYOD

Aruba's ClearPass 6.2 update provides Mobile Device Management and Mobile Application Management to enhance performance and security in BYOD environments.

Brocade Grows HyperEdge Network Architecture

Brocade's new firmware and hardware updates support the move toward SDN.

Avaya Collaboration Pods Simplify Aura Management

Avaya Collaboration Pods extend Avaya's virtualization strategy and simplify Avaya Aura UC management.

OpenDaylight Project to Help Propel SDN into New Era

Linux Foundation brings together major networking vendor and operating system vendors in the most ambitious Software Defined Network initiative yet.

Oracle Virtual Networking Advances SDN Fabric

Virtual networking technology announcements show Oracle poised to jump into the SDN space to support T5/M5 SPARC.

Juniper Debuts EX9200 Programmable Switch

Juniper announces new offerings, including Juniper One ASIC in new switch family that can scale to 13.2 Tbps.

Cisco Buys Into Femtocell Small Cells for $310 Million

Cisco doubles down on small cell business with $310m Ubiquisys acquisition.

Alcatel-Lucent Launches Nuage Networks for SDN

Alcatel-Lucent's Nuage Networks spins up Virtualized Services Platform including Software Defined VPN (SDVPN).

Midokura Raises $17.3 Million for Cloud SDN

Japanese startup Midokura ramps up for OpenStack and Software Defined Networking with an executive shuffle and an additional $17.3m in Series A funding.

Taking SDN to the Extreme with Slalom

Extreme Networks is developing new thin switches purpose-built for OpenFlow SDN.

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