LAS VEGAS -- Linux network operating system developer <a href="http://cumulusnetworks.com/">Cumulus Networks</a> this week at <a href="http://www.interop.com/lasvegas/">Interop</a> rolled out a management platform that provides a common interface and operational process for data center racks.
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HP this week strengthened its campus networking portfolio with modules for a switch chassis it announced almost a year ago, and an SDN-based management application.
Dell this week extended its arsenal of <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2874156/ethernet-switch/data-center-cloud-sdn-driving-ethernet-switch-market-to-25b.html">data center Ethernet switches</a>, highlighted by a 100G device with ports dividable into 25G and 50G channels.
A software-defined networking start-up has emerged from stealth mode proposing accelerated deployment of applications and services spanning private, public or hybrid clouds.
ALLEN, TX -- Nokia's $16.6 billion acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent is an example of the industry shifting just as Cisco predicted, its CEO said this week.
Brocade this week unveiled a campus switch and other enhancements to better support video and wireless traffic, improve management and extend <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/category/sdn/">software defined networking</a>.
Network management is a sticky issue when it comes to implementing software-defined networks and network virtualization.
Cisco Systems has replaced its top computing executive.
After last week's Innovation Day announcements, Juniper Networks has a range of SDN, data center fabric and data center switching products to choose from.
Linux container company Docker this week said it would acquire SDN start-up SocketPlane, a developer of a native networking stack for Docker software.
Brocade has announced plans to acquire Connectem, a privately-held company whose virtualization software maps mobile workloads to clouds.
Disaggregation seems to be all the rage in networking these days.
Avaya this week extended its SDN arsenal with an architecture and supporting products designed to simplify enterprise connectivity and application provisioning.
HP has joined the disaggregation party through two partnerships that will produce a branded white box switch capable of running multiple network operating systems.
With the advent of SDN, there's been <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2175605/lan-wan/sdn-changing-the-shape-of-networking--it-careers.html">a lot of speculation about the future of the network administrator</a>.