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CloudRouter 2.0 now generally available for the enterprise

Although it's the 2.0 release, the latest version of the CloudRouter Project of the software-defined networking project is the first that's ready and intended for production use.

Avi adds continuous security module to ADC

Avi Networks unveiled the latest version of its software-defined application delivery controller at VMworld. With several new features, the biggest addition to version 15.2 of the ADC is the Continuous Security Insights Module.

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.

HyTrust brings automated security to VMware NSX

Cloud security automation company HyTrust released a new version of its CloudControl product at VMworld. With the release of version 4.5, HyTrust added new capabilities that tie into 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.

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.

Cloud-based SD-WAN attracts enterprises interested in SaaS delivery model

Cloud-based software-defined wide area networking shares many of the same benefits as other SD-WAN products, but according to Mike Wood, vice president of marketing at VeloCloud, centralizing management of the WAN in the cloud also provides additional benefits to enterprises.

Talari expands SD-WAN deployment options to cloud, 10G and virtual

Talari is one of the vendors banging the software-defined WAN drum, and now the vendor is providing more deployment options to customers with the release of new appliances and an update of its Adaptive Private Networking operating system.

HP Networking is in strong position thanks to SDN, Aruba acquisition

HP Networking has duked it out with Juniper Networks for years for the coveted second place position in the networking market. Neither have had much of a chance of catching Cisco to take over the number one spot, but thanks to some early adoption of OpenFlow and the recent acquisition of Aruba Networks, HP is on solid ground to gain a leadership position in certain technology areas.

Big Switch aims to unify physical, virtual networks

In the latest version of its Switch Light products, Big Switch Networks aims to unify the physical and virtual networks, removing much of the separation between the two.