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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.

Big Switch Evolves SDN Technology [VIDEO]

Big Switch co-founder Kyle Forster discusses how the SDN world has changed since his company first helped to pioneer the space.

Inside HP's NFV Strategy [VIDEO]

 Saar Gillai, GM of NFV at HP, details his organization's efforts.

What's Next for OpenStack Neutron? [VIDEO]

Lew Tucker, CTO of Cloud Computing at Cisco, details the road ahead for OpenStack and networking in the cloud.

Cloud Provider Atlantic.Net Moves In and Gives Back to San Francisco

SSD cloud VPS hosting provider opens its first San Francisco data center with a promise to give back to the Bay Area homeless population.

PLUMgrid Embraces Containers for Network Virtualization Deployment [VIDEO]

PLUMgrid CEO talks about the evolution of the OpenStack Networking Suite and how containers will deliver version 2.0.

Alcatel-Lucent Virtualizes Service Router Platform

In the modern world, hardware is not longer the be all, end all for networking vendors. Alcatel-Lucent embraces NFV with VSR.

Cisco Growing SDN Business as Net Neutrality Threat Looms

Cisco reports first quarter fiscal 2015 earnings and announces CFO exit.

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