Software-Defined Networking/NFV

Software-Defined Networking/NFV news, trend analysis and opinion

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Fortinet upgrades for better cloud, SD-WAN protection

Fortinet has rolled out a new version of its FortiOS operating system that gives customers the ability to manage security capabilities across their cloud assets and software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) environments.

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NetOps: Can networks be both available and agile?

NetOps can help deliver a network that is agile in its configuration, capacity and operations, offering high levels of reliability, performance and security.

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The evolution of data center segmentation

Micro-segmentation, an evolution of network security, lets organizations add granular segmentation policies to their data center transformation strategy.

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Google's Espresso networking tech takes SD-WAN to internet scale

Google is working to accelerate the performance of its applications over the internet by building out a software-defined network at broad scale. On Tuesday, the company announced Espresso, a system that provides increased network...

Micro-segmentation projects span enterprise organizations

Large organizations are dedicating security and IT resources to craft a micro-segmentation strategy for all workloads across internal networks and public clouds.

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Silver Peak’s new SD-WAN makes the thin branch a reality

Silver Peak’s Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN enables customers to fulfill the vision of thin branch and internet breakout without the complexity that made it untenable before.

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How to test SD-WANs

When determining the best SD-WAN solution, there are some basic things you should test, such as scalability, failover, application performance and usability.

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Not the sort of publicity Avaya was seeking

No doubt many a soccer fan has been inspired to pick up a fancy call center package or some sweet, sweet SDN technology after catching a San Jose Earthquakes soccer match at Avaya Stadium, but the company found its brand splattered...

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SDN solves a lot of network problems, but security isn't one of them

As the digital enterprise struggles to find the best security solutions to defend their ever-expanding networks, many are looking to next generation tools that offer interoperability capabilities.

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Ultimate guide to strategic tech partners

In today’s fast-changing vendor landscape, market leaders are facing new challengers in security, data center, cloud, networking and wireless.

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What the AWS outage can teach us about WAN deployments

SDN and SD-WAN can help prevent configuration errors, like the one that took out AWS recently, with the use of standard templates and error checking.

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The wireless spectrum sharing mover and shaker you might not know

When the CBRS Alliance introduced itself early last year as an outfit bent on promoting LTE services across shared spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band, five out of the six founding members’ names — Google, Intel, Nokia, Qualcomm and Ruckus —...

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SD-WAN facilitates security on the WAN

WAN segmentation is valuable in protecting your network from security vulnerabilities. SD-WAN makes it easy.

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Mobile World Congress 2017: Mobility monsters

GSMA has brought everything mobile to Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, painting a picture of mobile world domination.

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VR-controlled robot demonstrates 5G ultra-low latency at Mobile World Congress

Using a VR-controlled robot, Deutsche Telecom, SK Telecom and Ericsson demonstrate the capabilities of 5G’s ultra-low latency and how it differs from 4G.

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New products of the week 2.13.17

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Cisco and Forescout.

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Nokia makes bid for Comptel to boost its software business

Network equipment vendor Nokia wants to buy a software company that helps customers make do with less hardware.

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AT&T will prove 5G using open-source SDN technology

AT&T teams with the Linux Foundation on critical open-source software-defined networking (SDN) infrastructure software to demonstrate new 5G applications.

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