HP switch revenues climbed during the company’s third quarter, yielding what the company thinks will be a market-share gain as Cisco’s switching sales continue to fall. During HP’s third quarter, which ended July 31, HP Networking’s revenues were $672 million, up 4 percent compared with the same quarter a year ago. Cisco, by contrast, saw Read more >
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- VMware Promotes Martin Casado to Run Networking and Security
The security startup has secured two funding rounds in less than a year to develop products for security east-west traffic in enterprise and service provider networks.
Now Martin Casado is really the face of networking at VMware. He’ll be the senior vice president of the Networking and Security business unit as Steve Mullaney departs. Meanwhile, Bill Fathers gets a promotion at the Hybrid Cloud Services unit.
Turns out x86 chips are getting pretty good at packet processing. Brocade and Telefónica say they got 80G out of the Brocade 5600 virtual router, the latest descendent of Vyatta.
As part of SDNCentral’s ongoing efforts to bring you more SDN/NFV use cases, we bring you a series of free webinars from NEC, featuring Ivan Pepelnjak of iosHints and NEC Network Architect Samrat Ganguly. Their first topic: SDN service insertion.
Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) now is shipping in full form. In this video, Cisco Distinguished Engineer Sidney Morgan talks about how ACI addresses the top three concerns facing most CIOs.
DemoFridays and Webinars
Mark your calendar for our next DemoFriday on August 15, when Cisco gives an end-to-end journey inside the Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), its newly released architecture designed to provide software flexibility with the scalability of hardware performance. and demonstrates its Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC).
If you missed our July 25 DemoFriday with ConteXtream, you missed practical information to help carriers begin virtualizing the Gi-LAN network. Check out our video of the presentation and read the Q&A to learn more about ConteXtream’s SDN fabric for NFV.
The Open Networking User Group welcomes new board members to help drive SDN and NFV deployments, while Array Networks and Penguin Computing release new products.
Complimentary, Network Virtualization Report available till Monday, August 11th! Do you need to understand who the top network virtualization vendors are? Want to deploy network virtualization but not sure what questions you need to ask? Click here.
SDN is emerging as a powerful framework to network the cloud. Read the follow up to the recently launched set of fun and interesting videos explaining the problems of todays move to the cloud by Nuage Networks in collaboration with SDNCentral.
What are the landmark deals in the SDN game so far? Check out analyst Scott Raynovich’s list and see what he expects next from the M&A machine.