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VMware introduces NSX models with lower costs, lesser features

VMware appears to be targeting small or cash-strapped enterprises with two new models of its NSX software-defined networking product line.

HDS adds new NAS modules to VSP G-series

Hitachi Data Systems' Virtual Storage Platform G-series received a significant update this week that provides cloud optimization and NAS features, as well as greater integration with VMware.

Spotlight: VMware SDN pioneer departs, but it shouldn't affect vendor's strategy

VMware has lost a thought leader in software-defined networking, but it appears analysts expect it to have no real impact on the company's future SDN strategy.

VCE takes on Nutanix and SimpliVity with VxRail appliance

EMC and VMware jointly released a new family of hyperconverged infrastructure appliances specifically designed to run VMware environments. The VCE VxRail appliances compete directly with Nutanix, SimpliVity and other vendors developing hyperconverged infrastructure appliances.

Dell disaggregates OS from switch with launch of OS10

One by one, networking vendors are disaggregating their operating system software from their switching and routing hardware. Dell joined the disaggregation trend a couple of weeks ago, and according to a TechRepublic article, the reason really comes down to being competitive and providing enterprise customers with future software-defined use cases.

Cisco begins to support VeloCloud's cloud-based SD-WAN through funding round investment

Cisco appears to be taking an interest in alternate software-defined WAN technologies. The networking vendor's investment arm is part of a funding round of cloud SD-WAN VeloCloud.

Cisco partnership with Springpath won't damper VCE relationship, says VCE president

One would think the relationship that still exists between VCE and Cisco would be going through a rough time as Cisco gets ready to build its own hyperconverged infrastructure, but a CRN article quickly put an end to such speculation.

HPE grows enterprise data center hardware business and extends lead over Dell and Cisco

At the top, there's no real change in the leading companies when it comes to providers of enterprise data center infrastructure. Synergy Research Group unveiled its analysis of the third quarter of the data center infrastructure market, which data for both the enterprise and service provider space, and found Hewlett Packard Enterprise is still leading the charge.

Cisco adds support for VMware and Microsoft to ACI

The latest release of Cisco's Application-Centric Infrastructure software-defined networking technology adds support for Docker containers and micro-segmentation for both VMware VDS, Microsoft Hyper-V and bare-metal applications.

VMware NSX use cases are few and far between

Pretty much every networking vendor is at least dabbling in software-defined networking at this point. That includes virtualization-focused VMware, which has been aiming to go head-to-head against Cisco in the next-generation networking space, but according to SolarWinds' Patrick Hubbard, there are several things holding NSX back from success.