Avaya Inc., better known for its collaboration and communications products, dipped into the software-defined networking (SDN) waters with a new architecture for its networking fabric.
An informal survey on a virtualization-specific Web site, visited mainly by IT pros and execs who are familiar with cloud platforms, showed that audience is using Microsoft Azure almost as much as perennial cloud frontrunner Amazon Web Services (AWS).
HP announced it will be adding Open Network Switches to its portfolio, reflecting an industry migration away from proprietary, locked-in networking solutions and toward software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV) and associated new technologies.
Contradicting analyst warnings, the company reported strong financial results for its latest fiscal quarter, buoyed by strong sales of its own SDN vision, Application Centric Infrastructure.
Red Hat said it's working with NEC on network functions virtualization features for its OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service solution with the goal of developing a carrier-grade service for communication service providers.
Cisco Systems Inc. has made several fits and starts in positioning itself for the new era of software-defined networking (SDN), joining some initiatives and projects, proposing its own alternatives and now embracing multiple options.
Brocade Communications Systems Inc. announced a new switch and software-defined networking (SDN) enhancements to its Brocade VCS fabric portfolio.
Pluribus Networks is making waves in the nascent software-defined networking (SDN) arena, recently winning another industry accolade just after it announced substantial new funding.
Financial firm Piper Jaffray conducted a recent survey of enterprise CIOs that indicated many wide-ranging predictions about the fast adoption of software-defined networking (SDN) might be a bit too optimistic on the timing side of things.
Plexxi Inc. is the latest software-defined networking (SDN) vendor seeking to provide enterprises with simplified access to the complicated network virtualzation technology.
Dell Inc. is partnering with Midokura to integrate that company's MidoNet software-defined networking (SDN) technology with Dell infrastructure, specifically offering it as an option for overlays on the OpenStack cloud computing platform.
Bundles of hardware, software, support and guidance aim to ease adoption of company's Big Cloud Fabric.
HP announced the upcoming HP SDN App Store will provide software-defined networking offerings to ease the enterprise adoption of the nascent technology that increases network programmability.
Microsoft announced this week a new line of its StorSimple appliances that link on-premises datacenters to the Azure cloud.
With a smaller piece of the market pie for everyone, consequences for Cisco are "particularly dire."
Complicated pricing, hidden costs and performance problems are main culprits.
Research shows VMware, Amazon AWS lead in private, public arenas.
Tool helps configure, deploy, run and manage virtualized Hadoop clusters.
It's a next-generation "catalyst for enterprise innovation."
Startup announces $9 million in funding and plan to apply SDN technology to networks serving distributed locations.