Cloud Computing and Virtualization

The cloud and virtualization have revolutionized enterprise computing and looks set to grow in importance over time. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) liberate companies from the constraints of legacy on-premises data centers; private cloud, public cloud, and hybrid cloud architectures provide a host of options to suit individual business needs. Meanwhile, virtualization has moved beyond the server. Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) has the potential to free the data center from the limitations of physical networking equipment. Need to keep up with the latest in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, from a networking point of view? Enterprise Networking Planet will keep you informed.

Brocade Optimistic about Private Cloud Growth

As Brocade reports its full fiscal 2015 earnings, there is reason for optimism in the year ahead.

Living and Working in an SDN World

Software defined networking's time is upon us, but what changes will SDN bring to the enterprise network?

Life In the App-Centric Enterprise

More than simply a new networking technology, app-centrism is an entirely new way of dealing with digital environments

Cisco CEO Confident of Cloud Growth, as Revenue Guides Lower

Revenue growth has slowed, but both public and private cloud are great opportunities for Cisco's future.

Doubt Creeps Into OpenStack

Doubts about OpenStack put the focus on the open source cloud platform's weaknesses.

Akanda Grows OpenStack Networking with Project Astara [VIDEO]

Akanda CEO talks OpenStack and bringing Nginx to the cloud.

First SDN, Then Disaggregation

In the SDN era, enterprises will need ultra-flexible disaggregated architectures to remain competitive.

Juniper Goes All in for SDN

Juniper embraces Linux and containers to disaggregate its Junos networking firmware.

Midokura Advances SDN at OpenStack Tokyo [VIDEO]

Midokura CEO discusses what his company is doing with both its open-source and commercial platforms.

Choosing the Right SDN Reference Architecture

Get value from SDN faster by selecting a reference architecture to speed up the deployment process.

OpenStack Tokyo: The Ascendance of Cloud Networking

OpenStack Neutron and software defined networking take a quantum leap forward.

Better Networking Through the API

Moving forward with cloud and SDN will demand advancements in API management and Dev/Ops.

Juniper CEO Sees Contrail SDN as Driver for Growth

Contrail SDN delivers growth to Juniper Networks.

Putting More Fiber in Your Datacenter Diet

Data centers are beginning to feel the need for fiber in a big way. Find out what's being done to enable light speed in the DC.

NS1 Boosts Intelligent DNS with Pulsar Cloud Routing Engine

The closest data center isn't always the fastest data center. NS1 aims for intelligent DNS routing.

ONOS Now a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project

Linux Foundation is now home to yet another software defined networking (SDN) effort.

Networking Your Way Up Through the Digital Transformation

No longer a supporting player, the enterprise network is becoming a critical asset. Businesses must change the way they think about the network to keep up with the times.

Open Networking Is Not Necessarily Unified

The numerous open SDN initiatives crowding the market won't necessarily simplify networking for the enterprise.

PLUMgrid 4.0 Updates OpenStack Network Suite

Tunnel Heatmap capabilities aim to provide improved visualization for cloud based Software Defined Networking.

Connecting Multiple Enterprise Clouds

When corporate data is on the line, secure inter-cloud connectivity is a must.

Juniper Unites Network Architecture, Evolves Security

Juniper wraps its hardware and software efforts together and once again Junos is at the core.

Verizon Reports on the State of Digital Network Transformation

If you want to enable digital transformation, you need to think about the network.

The Real-World Impact of Abstract Networking

SDN is accepted as a coming reality, but the enterprise's understanding of how it will enhance their businesses remains unclear.

Amazon's Sunday Outage - Why Network Availability Zones Matter

Amazon's US-EAST-1 data center continues to be a weak link in the cloud.

Palo Alto Networks Aims to Sharpen Security with AutoFocus

AutoFocus and Aperture technologies expected to drive future growth as Palo Alto Networks FY2014 revenue tops $928 million.

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