Software Defined Networking - "The Biggest Thing Since Ethernet"

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Want VM agility with near bare metal performance? How about [milli]second provision/stop/start/restart times? Looking to achieve greater VM density on your hardware assets, or provision applications without worry of dependency hell? Look no further than next-gen virtualization with Lin...
Registration is now open for the 2nd DevOps Fundamentals Summit, being held June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. DevOps is a software development method that stresses communication, collaboration and integration between software developers and information technology...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Veeam Software, innovative provider of Protection for the Modern Datacenter™, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. Veeam® is Protection ...
How do we know if we’re doing DevOps right? Is there a checklist of tools we should deploy, meetings we should schedule, org charts we should implement? DevOps first and foremost involves cultural transformation. But what does that really mean? How do we know if we have a healthy DevOp...
SYS-CON Events announced today that "Internet Of @Things Expo" 2014 East will take place June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. @ThingsExpo is focused on the development of the rapidly emerging "Internet of Things" (IoT) market. @ThingsExpo will provide val...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "2nd International DevOps Summit" will take place June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. DevOps is a software development method that stresses communication, collaboration and integration between software developers a...
Research shows the future of enterprise computing is a combination of today's data center with cloud computing which is known as the software-defined data center.
Rather than talking about what others should do or consider for their data protection needs, for this post I wrote down some notes using my Livescribe about what I need and want for my environment. As part of walking the talk in future posts I'm going to expand a bit more on what I'm d...
Recent IDC research shows that revenue for public and private cloud servers will increase at an annual growth rate of 16.6%, generating $11.0 billion in 2016. Unnstoppable enterprise IT trends, Cloud Computing, Big Data, SDDC and DevOps will converge in New York at 14th Cloud Expo – be...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Esri will exhibit at SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. Esri inspires and enables people to positively impact the future through a deeper, geographic ...
I don’t listen to music before I buy it anymore. I don’t need to – as long as I’m purchasing it from Amazon. Based on algorithms that crawl my purchasing history, the online retailer knows what I like as well as I do and, dare I say, better than my wife. A company develops this intima...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Innodisk, a designer and manufacturer of solid state drives (SSD) for commercial and industrial applications, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center ...
“Regulations and compliance are key trust topics with regards to cloud solutions and technology,” noted Sven Denecken, Vice President, Strategy and Co-Innovation Cloud Solutions, SAP AG, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Computing Journal. “But it is also more than security of access – ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CodeFutures, a leading supplier of database performance tools, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. CodeFutures Corpo...
Configuration tools are starting to get more sophisticated on these virtualized systems doing things like automated os hardening, switch configuration, vlan and port mapping, and high order overlay orchestration. Products like Chef and Puppet both have introduced primitives supporting ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that WSM, the pioneer and global leader in web and data server migrations, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. WSM – Website Movers Internat...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ERP.com has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and the 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November ...
Gigamon on Wednesday announced a forthcoming application to generate and export NetFlow records from within the Visibility Fabric™. As a part of the Applications Layer of the Unified Visibility Fabric architecture, the NetFlow Generation application will create NetFlow records, then se...
Software-defined networking (SDN) represents a significant shift in network architecture and administrator, and brings the hope of a network truly friendly to bandwidth-intensive unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) applications. This market insight will discuss the benefits...
Every recent major innovative change in networking has ultimately been about operational efficiencies; about people time and not product costs. Financially, IT is a study in capital versus operating expenditures. It's a study in short term versus long term; in product cost versus peo...
When we made our 2013 predictions for the realm of APIs, our premise was that API adoption and use was still a relatively nascent area, but one about to explode once smart people figured out its potential. We were certainly spot-on in that regard, but few believed us when we suggested ...
Can we stop confusing these two, please? Kthanx. For some reason when you start applying "software" as a modifier to anything traditionally deployed as hardware folks start thinking that means that hardware is going away. Software-defined networking (SDN) is no exception. There's...
Industrial and Embedded service provider, Innodisk, is introducing a new line of peripheral modules for embedded applications. Users will be able to interface to LAN, serial ports (USB/RS232-422-485/PCIe), storage devices and video displays easily through these space-efficient embedded...
"We had been a managed service provider but with all the deafening noise around the cloud we have found that we do something that people would love – the purposed cloud," explained Chetan Patwardhan, CEO of Stratogent, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 13th International Cloud Expo®,...
LSI Corporation on Monday announced that LSI® Nytro™ flash accelerator cards have been selected as the PCIe® flash acceleration technology for Oracle’s next-generation Database Machine, Oracle Exadata X4. In addition, the companies have collaborated on bringing a new LSI Nytro technolo...
"Everybody is sharding because the data is getting bigger and bigger so there are just more ways to do it. The thing about sharding is you have to take Big Data and spread it across a lot of servers – that’s the most important thing," explained Cory Isaacson, CEO/CTO of CodeFutures Cor...
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Larry Carvalho has been named Tech Chair of Cloud Expo® 2014. 14th International Cloud Expo will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 15th International Cloud Expo® will take place on November 4–...
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Vanessa Alvarez has been named conference chair of Cloud Expo® 2014. 14th International Cloud Expo will take place on June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 15th International Cloud Expo® will take place on Nove...
As we enter a new year, it is time to look back over the past year and resolve to improve upon it. In 2014, we will see more service providers resolve to add more personalization in enterprise technology. Below are seven predictions about what will drive this trend toward personalizati...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the Web Host Industry Review has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and the 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will ta...
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Vanessa Alvarez has been named conference chair and Larry Carvalho has been named Tech Chair of Cloud Expo® 2014 14th International Cloud Expo® will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 15th Inte...
SYS-CON Events announced today that TelecityGroup, Europe’s leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centers, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. TelecityGroup is Europe...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Windstream, a leading provider of advanced communications, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a...
Despite the economy, cloud computing is doing well. Gartner estimates the cloud market will double by 2016 to $206 billion. The time for dabbling in the cloud is over! The 14th International Cloud Expo, co-located with 5th International Big Data Expo and 3rd International SDN Expo, 2n...
That attackers are moving "up the stack", toward the application layer, should be no surprise. Increasingly, network layer attacks are a distraction; a means to engage security professionals attention while the real target - an application - is attacked. Even when this is not the case,...
"Testing is the last piece of the puzzle. What we have seen is speed – the need for acceleration in terms of software development – and once you start hitting speed you start hitting speed bumps and those speed bumps are quality," noted Wayne Ariola, Chief Strategy Officer at Parasoft,...
"The entire market knew for a long time that to test a site at scale required a lot of hardware. SOASTA was founded a little before the cloud and when the cloud came that was the pivot point as that was exactly what the load testing market had been waiting for," explained Brad Johnson,...
ObserveIT has announced that it has raised $20 million from Bain Capital Ventures. Growing over 3,500% in the past five years, ObserveIT’s solution is used at more than 800 corporations in 70+ countries. ObserveIT will use the funding to expand U.S. headquarters and overall product dev...
"The DNA of the company has been all about innovation. Our CEO Thai Lee gets all the credit for really setting that foundation for the company and allowing us to go off and do market contributions like we’re doing with the cloud marketplace," explained Richard Place, General Manager, E...
"We see cloud and DevOps as two sides of the same coin. Often times operation folks have been focused on cloud computing as a way to deliver infrastructure in an agile fashion, but to make use of that infrastructure you need DevOps where you’re doing some of the process reengineering t...