Open networking trend is set to drive demand for bare metal switch ports.
Data Center Section
NFV and the Distributed Data Environment
A working knowledge of NFV is critical even to enterprise data center admins more concerned with SDN. Art Cole explains why. Read »
- The Ins and Outs of Bare Metal Switching
Bare metal switching is a hot SDN topic. Learn about the advantages of bare metal and how to decide between bare metal and white box network switches. Read »
- SDN and the New Data Paradigm
The enterprises of the future demand full virtualization of the data stack. Find out what roles SDN and NFV will play. Read »
Contrail now supported in Mirantis OpenStack.
Getting an SDN test up and running doesn't have to be a disruption anymore.
NFV isn't just about making networking work better, it's about the services that networking enables.
Cisco's ACI is blazing a trail for SDN in the enterprise. Find out who's deploying ACI and why.
New carrier-class Citrix ADC platform can scale up to 3.5 Tbps.
Oracle's SDN efforts move into the hardware realm with new switches.
New platform is targeted at carrier-class NFV deployments.
OpenDaylight support is a key component of Avaya's SDN Fx architecture.
Managing large networks is complex, and achieving the visibility needed to diagnose problems can be a challenge in itself.
Get some practice with bare metal hypervisors using our tips for the free edition of VMware's vSphere Hypervisor.
Brocade announces new hardware, VMware integration, Puppet support and Python.
Brocade continues to grow its networking portfolio the way it always has - by acquisition. The latest buy is Riverbed's SteelApp virtual ADC.
OpenDaylight-based Vyatta SDN controller gets free one year license from Brocade.