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A majority of companies reported that they are adding new types of skills and roles to their IT departments to handle their growing cloud requirements, according to this Forbes article. The data comes from a recent CompTIA survey which revealed the current skills that are in demand inc...
There are, according to ONF, three core characteristics of SDN: “In the SDN architecture, the control and data planes are decoupled, network intelligence and state are logically centralized, and the underlying network infrastructure is abstracted from the applications. As a result, en...
While most discussions with respect to SDN are focused on a variety of architectural questions (me included) and technical capabilities, there’s another very important concept that need to be considered: control and execution. SDN definitions include the notion of centralized contro...
The ongoing transformation to a comprehensive Business Technology model requires savvy leaders to see beyond the traditional IT and networking silos within their organization -- thereby offering a cohesive portfolio of application-driven services to their key stakeholders. Cisco has i...
#openflow #sdn Programmability and reliability rarely go hand in hand, especially when complexity and size increase, which creates opportunity for vendors to differentiate with a vetted ecosystem I’m reading (a lot) on SDN these days. That means reading on OpenFlow, as the two are of...
Edison is believed to have said "Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration", and 9 out of 10 times "implementation trumps innovation" when it comes to achieving commercial success, but is it just me, or has the well of new ideas around cloud computing run a bit dry recently? Big D...
Collaboration Enables Customers to Build Highly Scalable, Programmable Networks and Foster Rapid Innovation and Deployment of Services Brocade® (NASDAQ: BRCD) and NEC Corporation of America (NEC) today announced an expanded collaboration to bring to market combined solutions aroun...
Delivers First Phase of Roadmap with OpenFlow Support across the Brocade NetIron Router FamilyBrocade (Nasdaq: BRCD) today outlined its strategy for software-defined networking (SDN), a technology gaining broad support across network operators and enterprises on a global basis. In supp...
Like cloud two or three years ago, SDN and OpenFlow is dominating the discussions. During a show that’s (in theory at least) dedicated to networking, this should be no surprise. Is it making networking sexy again? Yes, insomuch as we’re at least talking about networking again, which i...
Sunnyvale, CA, April 18, 2012 --(PR.com)-- LAYERZngn today announced the availability of CPlane OpenTransit, the newest member of the CPlane Framework family of infrastructure automation products. CPlane OpenTransit is available on a controlled-release basis to service providers and s...
Statistics matter, not only in business, but increasingly also in our social life - well, at least in our social media life. Some of the statistics I noticed this week were round numbers, like 1000. With 1000 representing both the number now showing under "followers" in Twitter and the...
My friend Peter Thorp has a way of sensing great technologies and then helping teach others of the relevance of those to enterprise missions. He did that with amazing firms like Netscape and Opsware and has been key in teaching many of us about dozens of other incredible capabilities. ...