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QLogic simplifies VMware-based virtualized data center infrastructure management

QLogic released a new tool at VMworld that provides greater visibility into VMware's vCenter Server and vSphere while also trying to simplify network management.

HP to offer consulting, support services for VMware NSX

HP is getting cozier in its relationship with VMware as the company unveiled new consulting and support services for VMware's NSX software-defined networking product.

VMworld: NSX 6.2 debuts, and it's more than a bug fix

Although news about the VMware NSX 6.2 release slipped out a week ago, and it was surmised that the new version was a minor update or bug fix, it appears the 6.2 release is actually a bigger deal than previously rumored.

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.

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.

Cumulus wants you to try open networking with its new virtual appliance

In an effort to convince enterprises to give open networking a shot, Cumulus Networks has released Cumulus VX as a free virtual appliance that simulates a traditional Cumulus technology environment.

Arista pushes EOS to cloud with CloudVision SDN architecture

Arista expanded on its EOS network operating system by layering a new product on top of it to provide cloud-based software-defined networking to enterprises. Arista CloudVision is being touted as a turnkey cloud networking product, and it has has support from a variety of other vendors, including Microsoft, VMware, HP, Dell and Red Hat.

Nutanix CEO denies his company is about to become part of Cisco

There's another rumor floating around about a possible Cisco acquisition. If true, then Cisco is on the verge of signing a deal to acquire hyperconvergence vendor Nutanix.

Design your networking, security environments in the cloud

Ravello has launched new Smart Labs for IT professionals to design both networking and security environments in a fenced environment on Amazon Web Services and Google Compute Engine.