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  • Ahead of VMworld, VMware releases new version of NSX

    For the last couple of weeks, a handful of press releases related to VMware NSX have landed in my inbox. And with VMworld coming up next week at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, it seems safe to reason that NSX could very well be one of the products being discussed by the vendor's executive suite.

Jim Henson's Creature Shop boosts productivity with Brocade network

The Muppets are finally returning to prime-time television, and it looks like Jim Henson's Creature Shop is at the same time boosting its performance. The animatronics and visual effects division of The Jim Henson Company turned to Brocade to speed up production.

HP increases performance of 3PAR StoreServ products

HP has updated the software that runs all of its HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage products to boost the performance of its storage area networking – SAN – and other storage products.

Extreme ties Summit switches into NSX

Another bit of news prior to next week's VMworld comes from Extreme Networks, which completed a project to make its Summit x670-G2 and x770 series of switch interoperable with VMware's NSX virtualization platform.

Brocade provides deeper visibility into SAN fabric for app performance gains

Brocade is getting deeper into the storage area networking – or SAN – and application performance monitoring spaces with the release of the Brocade Analytics Monitoring Platform.

Cloud-based SD-WAN attracts enterprises interested in SaaS delivery model

Cloud-based software-defined wide area networking shares many of the same benefits as other SD-WAN products, but according to Mike Wood, vice president of marketing at VeloCloud, centralizing management of the WAN in the cloud also provides additional benefits to enterprises.

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