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Separating SDN hype from reality: A user's view
CityLink was one of the early movers in software-defined networking. Jamie Baddeley outlines their SDN experience - as a customer of technology - and the lessons they learned along the way.
Allied Telesis on SDN for the enterprise
Does SDN have real benefits for enterprises, or is it just a solution looking for a problem? Allied Telesis' Scott Penno offers his perspective.
Gartner - Five steps to mainstream SDN success
Software-defined networking (SDN) is a radical new approach to designing, building and operating networks that brings a degree of agility similar to what abstraction, virtualisation and orchestration have brought to server infrastructure.
SDN vision points to simpler, cheaper networks
The advent of software-defined networking (SDN) has the potential to revolutionise enterprise networks by slashing the complexity and costs of network administration.
Brocade seeks daylight for Vyatta SDN Controller
Brocade has launched its first software-defined networking solution, a controller aimed at providing a low-risk on-ramp to SDN and an open platform for management of services across physical and virtual networks.
Brocade: Turning the network into a platform for innovation
SDN has a role to play in data centres, says Brocade's Gary Denman. He highlights one local example...
Alcatel Lucent assesses... the SDN approach
Alcatel-Lucent's Dinesh Divakar takes a look at why SDN is needed and its benefits for business.
Dimension Data: Taking a holistic approach...
Taking a holistic view with application performance management can improve the end-user experience, says Dimension Data's Brent Angus.
Software-Defined Networking gains ground as US$8 billion value nears
Software-defined networking (SDN) continues to gain ground within the broader enterprise and cloud service provider markets for data centre networking.
Storage goes under the knife... but is Plastic Surgery working?
If you were in the business of storage virtualisation and you are interested in abstraction and management of the underlying resources, yes you are beautiful and we could call this a boob job.
Nuage Networks and Numergy scale SDN to a million virtual machines
Provisioning and managing a dozen virtual machines? That’s easy. A few hundred or a few thousand? That’s harder.
How Network Functions Virtualisation will change the world...
Software-Defined Networking has taken the world by storm – if by "world," we mean telcos, service providers, cloud data centres, backhaul carriers and, of course, equipment vendors.
Brocade predicts what is in store for 2014
During its 2014 Technology Insight briefing, Greig Guy, Country Manager for Brocade Australia and New Zealand outlined the top technology trends we should watch out for in 2014
Brocade increases fabrics focus by flogging network adaptor business
Brocade has sold its network adapter business to QLogic, as part of its stated business strategy to better focus data centre fabrics and software defined networking.
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise expands SDN capability
Alcatel-Lucent has recently revealed new software defining networking (SDN) technologies for the OmniSwitch Ethernet Lan portfolio of its Enterprise division.
Brocade: Channel partners must get up to speed with SDN
'Data centre availability' is customers' biggest concern, and there's work ahead for some channel partners in getting up to speed with SDN, according to a global channel survey, released today.
Top 10 NZ Business Predictions for 2014
With 2014 almost upon the ICT industry, Symantec has offered an indicator into what lies ahead for the New Zealand technology sector.
HP boosts partner opps with new SDN App Store
HP has unveiled the industry’s first enterprise-class software-defined networking (SDN) open ecosystem with the HP SDN Developer Kit (SDK) and the HP SDN App Store.
Three reasons to watch Juniper succeed in 2014
Are we about to watch the rise of Juniper in the wider networking market ?
SDN - One of the hottest networking topics at present
One of the hottest topics in networking at the moment – if not the whole of IT, is the concept of Software Defined Networking or SDN.
Westcon’s CTO Bill Hurley’s top channel topics
Westcon's Global CTO Bill Hurley joined the company in New Zealand for Imagine 2013, offering an insight into how his approach can accelerate your bus
Open Networking Foundation Drives Commercialisation of SDN
The Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Software-Defined Networking (SDN), completed its third semi-annual PlugFest.
SDNs: Open for business
Open networks mean networks are open for business, says Wayne Neich, Silver Peak Systems regional director Oceania.
It affects every CIO
Enterprise networking always was a complex environment...