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Nokia, the cloud service provider, now offers OSS-as-a-service

The former Nokia Siemens Networks now joins the ranks of Alcatel-Lucent in offering network management systems to customers whose networks may not all be on-premise.

Red Hat is replacing its existing cloud management scheme

The newest version of Red Hat's cloud platform management software, Satellite 6, will replace its existing single scheme with a scheme of popular open source alternatives.

SDN vendors: Carriers can't upgrade their hardware all at once

A recent webinar hosted by one of the software-defined networking industry's premier analyst firms reached the conclusion that too much disruption may not be a good thing. Sorry, Intel.

CenturyLink extends Canadian reach by opening second Toronto-area data center

CenturyLink is giving its growing Canadian customer base more options for colocation and cloud services by opening its second data center in the greater Toronto area.

2 competing approaches to overlay networks: VMware and Alcatel-Lucent

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.

HyTrust and VMware: A successful SDDC must be policy-based

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.

VMware: Before us, software-defined networking couldn't be done

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.

Apologetic VMware CEO makes peace offering of 'virtual volumes'

A candid admission from an always heartfelt Pat Gelsinger extends an olive branch to partners whom VMware publicly snubbed just a few months ago.

VMworld 2014: Will vRealize lend 'definition' to the SDDC?

What could be the most important conference VMware has ever produced will reveal just how much change in the software-defined data center the virtualization leader is willing to embrace.

HyTrust attempts to harden boundaries of virtual data centers

A new feature from the access control provider borrows some of Intel's on-chip logic to produce a root-of-trust enforcer that enables virtual machines to be restricted to particular places.