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Making sense of the 3 approaches to SDN

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.

IP Infusion drives down network complexities with Open Compute Project-based NOS

Software-defined networking vendor IP Infusion is the latest to release a networking operating system, or NOS, based on the Open Compute Project. IP Infusion's OcNOS isn't its first NOS, but the company typically focuses on serving the OEM market with its products instead of heading to the public with its announcements.

NetFortris targets mid-sized enterprise with WebRTC-based UC platform

NetFortris targets the mid-sized enterprise market with the release of a new unified communications solution. Today, the company launched its NetFortris UC-Ready Cloud Communications Platform, a UC platform based on WebRTC.

Pertino: Cloud removes much of networking complexity

Cloud-based software-defined networking simplifies the life of the networking administrator and puts more of the network design in the hands of the average end-user, according to Pertino.

How network admin, sysadmin skill sets are changing in cloud era

Network and system administrators are nothing if not resilient. Networking continues to change, and in an era of cloud, the skills required to design and build networks are shifting away from the traditional hardware-focused skill sets to software.

Don't just save money with SDN--make money

Software-defined networking isn't just about saving money; it's about using it to earn money, according to Ajay Malik, senior vice president of worldwide engineering and products at Meru Networks.

Why enterprise networking professionals should care about NFV

Don't care about network functions virtualization? You should.

60% of medium, large businesses already piloting SDN in data center

Software-defined networking is catching on, and over the next two years, there's a good chance you'll be involved in an implementation. Research from Infonetics indicated that 80 percent of...

7 SDN myths exposed

Thanks to Andrew Lerner, a research director at Gartner, here are seven common SDN myths and the truth behind them.

IBM gears up for SDN, NFV with opening of first two Network Innovation Centers

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.