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Bare Metal Switching Set to Grow

Open networking trend is set to drive demand for bare metal switch ports.

Juniper Adds More OpenStack Distro Support with Mirantis

Contrail now supported in Mirantis OpenStack.

PLUMgrid Ignition Turns the Key for SDN Testing

Getting an SDN test up and running doesn't have to be a disruption anymore.

NFV Set to Accelerate Video and Audio Delivery

NFV isn't just about making networking work better, it's about the services that networking enables.

Cisco ACI in the Real World

Cisco's ACI is blazing a trail for SDN in the enterprise. Find out who's deploying ACI and why.

Citrix Debuts New Carrier-Grade Netscaler ADC

New carrier-class Citrix ADC platform can scale up to 3.5 Tbps.

Oracle Debuts Switches, Aims to Bridge Ethernet and InfiniBand

Oracle's SDN efforts move into the hardware realm with new switches.

Juniper Partners Contrail Cloud Platform with Canonical OpenStack

New platform is targeted at carrier-class NFV deployments.

Avaya Embraces OpenDaylight and Open vSwitch for SDN Fx

OpenDaylight support is a key component of Avaya's SDN Fx architecture.

ExtraHop EH9100 Accelerates Network Visibility to 40 Gbps

Managing large networks is complex, and achieving the visibility needed to diagnose problems can be a challenge in itself.

Get Started with ESXi with VMware vSphere 5.5 Hypervisor

Get some practice with bare metal hypervisors using our tips for the free edition of VMware's vSphere Hypervisor. 

Brocade Expands VCS Fabric, Introduces New VDX 6940 Switch

Brocade announces new hardware, VMware integration, Puppet support and Python.

Brocade Acquires Riverbed's SteelApp for Virtual ADC

Brocade continues to grow its networking portfolio the way it always has - by acquisition. The latest buy is Riverbed's SteelApp virtual ADC.

Brocade Frees Vyatta SDN OpenDaylight Controller

OpenDaylight-based Vyatta SDN controller gets free one year license from Brocade.

Enterprise Networking Trends for 2015

What networking trends will shape 2015? From Layer 1 switching to Puppet and Chef, OpenStack to public cloud, Teren Bryson makes some predictions.

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