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Interop 2014 - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Cisco, VMware take SDN battle to policy arena

    The focus in SDNs and programmable networking is shifting to application policy, an area where vendors can instill their unique architectures and maintain customer dependency.

    Written by Jim Duffy05 April 14 04:56
  • How Boeing is using the Cloud

    There's a lot of talk about the Cloud, but how are businesses really using it?

    Written by Brandon Butler04 April 14 03:13
  • Cisco looks at extending OpFlex alternative

    Cisco says it is looking into extending its OpFlex policy protocol, unveiled this week at Interop, to legacy platforms such as the Catalyst 6500.

    Written by Jim Duffy03 April 14 23:57
  • Interop 2014: Mobile is here, Cloud is next, SDN is coming

    Interop, one of the premier shows for networking each year, kicked off its general session on Wednesday proclaiming that a new era of IT is upon the world, led by a mobile revolution and supported by cloud computing. And more change is on the way as software-defined networking quickly matures into a platform for enterprises to seriously consider.

    Written by Brandon Butler03 April 14 06:15
  • Cisco reveals OpenFlow SDN killer

    At Interop this week, Cisco is unveiling an alternative to OpenFlow for software-defined networking and proposing it as a standard, while adding it as a vital component of the company's new programmable architecture.

    Written by Jim Duffy03 April 14 00:17
  • Alcatel-Lucent ups the ante in unified access

    At Interop this week, Alcatel-Lucent updated its wired/wireless unified access portfolio with a new access switch, and SDN and application analytics extensions.

    Written by Jim Duffy02 April 14 02:47
  • Extreme binds Enterasys gear tighter to its own

    Extreme Networks has unveiled a software architecture for building SDNs and enabling interoperability between its technology and that of recent acquisition Enterasys.

    Written by Jim Duffy01 April 14 02:31
  • HP bucks up unified access line to better battle Cisco, others

    HP this week at the annual Interop Las Vegas conference is rolling out extensions to its unified access wired/wireless product portfolio designed to deliver consistent operation and management across the mixed infrastructure.

    Written by Jim Duffy01 April 14 02:26