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.
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.
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.
Even as enterprises embrace software-defined networking, there's still some confusion about what SDN is--and, maybe even more importantly, what it is not.
Big Blue opened the first two of its Network Innovation Centers last week, but one is going to be a bit of a trip for American customers.
VCE has released a trio of new products--the first major expansion since EMC bought a 90 percent stake of the company.
The term "open" is often used in conjunction with software-defined network architectures. Convenience stores are "open" too, many of them all-day long, but SDN vendors do have their own conveniences in mind.
There seems to be general agreement now on the notion that a policy engine should be the "definer" in a software-defined data center. At issue now is to whom that engine should belong.
There are a handful of competing approaches to the concept of defining networks in software. This week, VMware changed its tack from declaring its NSX approach superior, to the only one that exists.
A candid admission from an always heartfelt Pat Gelsinger extends an olive branch to partners whom VMware publicly snubbed just a few months ago.