• Cisco loses PR head as CEO change nears

    Whether it's just coincidence or has something to do with the changing of the guard at Cisco, the networking vendor is losing a long-serving senior manager. A Business Insider article speculated that as current CEO John Chambers steps down, other senior talent may look for opportunities outside of Cisco.

Spotlight: SDN brings benefits, but challenges remain

Software-defined networking may be on the path to becoming the standard way of designing a network, but there are many hurdles to cross ahead.

Midokura adds OpenStack, Docker support to network virtualization solution

At OpenStack Summit, Midokura unveiled an update to its network virtualization solution designed for infrastructure-as-a-service clouds. The update adds support for both OpenStack Kilo and container-based environments, including Docker.

Masergy WebRTC-enables UCaaS offering

Masergy's unified-communications-as-a-solution offering is now WebRTC-enabled. It's one of several companies that have recently adopted the open source standard for the enablement of real-time voice and video communications – a trend that long-time proponents of the protocol have long waited for.

Ruckus Wireless turns to enterprise with SmartZone software platform

Ruckus Wireless plays in both the service provider and enterprise space, but its SmartZone software platform has been a carrier software platform aimed at facilitating next-generation wireless. Until now, that is.

SDN, big data analytics may be perfect match

Software-defined networking and big data analytics may very well be a match made in heaven, according to Len Padilla, vice president of product strategy for NTT Europe.