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Docker acquires SocketPlane for multi-host container networking. SDN!
Docker Inc. acquired networking startup SocketPlane today, indicating that Docker wants to accelerate the development of networking APIs and software that will help network managers operationalize production Linux containers. Docker is a suite of open source software that helps developers and ...
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Cloud providers convince Juniper to offer Junos on a white box switch.
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HP has a lot of different ways to virtualize a network.
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a cloud provider embraces the open source version of Juniper's Contrail SDN overlay. not a juniper customer. more of a collaboration.
Junipers Opencontrail provider the open source SDN overlay in Cloudwatts open sourcecentric multitenant cloud infrastructure
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Facebook unveils its contributions to the Open Compute networking projects.
A new internally-designed Facebook switch will be submitted to the Open Compute Project as part of the social media giant's drive toward bare-metal switching.
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VMware NSX and Cisco ACI prices. How do you compare a software overlay to a hardware-centric product?
Enterprises finally know the VMware NSX price. It's more expensive than other overlays, but hard to compare to Cisco's SDN prices.
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A former star Juniper VAR revealed to be run by really sleazy people. Criminal investigation can't be far behind this article.
CRN is the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel, providing up-to-date technology news, IT vendor and product reviews, channel partner resources and much more.
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Goodbye TechTarget. it's been a fun and glorious time.
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learn about docker networking (and how it will affect your network).
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a nice acquisition for Cisco. company already has a lot of traction with major carriers.
Tail-F Systems, known for service provider network orchestration based on YANG modeling and NETCONF, was acquired by Cisco for $175 million.
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In The Shadows: The Rise And Fall Of Torrey Point - Page: 1 | CRN
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CRN is the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel, providing up-to-date technology news, IT vendor and product reviews, c

MetaFabric: The new Juniper data center architecture evolves QFabric
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MetaFabric is the new Juniper data center architecture that ties together networking within and between data centers, extends enterprises to

NSX available, but price of VMware network virtualization stays secret
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VMware network visualization software NSX is now generally available, but the company won't tell the world how much the product will cost.

Broadcom will ship Trident II chips to switch makers this quarter
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Broadcom's biggest, baddest Ethernet switch chip yet -- the StrataXGS Trident II -- is shipping to manufacturers. Expect high-density 10/40

Brocade adds multi-tenancy to VCS Ethernet fabric, new ToR switches
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With TRILL extension, Brocade adds native multi-tenancy to its VCS Ethernet fabric. It also rolls out new top-of-rack switches and Auto-QoS

Brocade's new Vyatta virtual router is 10x faster
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Brocade's Vyatta 5600 virtual router is 10 times faster than the previous Vyatta virtual router, setting the stage for telco deployments, NF

Cisco's response to VMware NSX and the future of SDN
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Cisco's response to VMware NSX, that it doesn't scale and lacks visibility, says less about NSX and more about the future of SDN and network

VMware NSX: Network virtualization doesn't need to be a turf war
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VMware NSX gives IT departments a new way to manage network virtualization. Server and network teams have battled over virtualization foreve

Vendors link hardware switches with VMware NSX network virtualization
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Every major network hardware vendor except Cisco announced integration of physical switches with the VMware NSX network virtualization platf

VMware NSX brings advanced networking to virtualization: Is it enough?
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VMware NSX, a network virtualization platform, brings advanced routing and services to virtual networks, but there's still a problematic gap

HP and VMware NSX: Joint management for virtual and physical networks
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HP will integrate its SDN controller and network management platform with VMware NSX for joint management and control across physical and vi

With VMware NSX, is the server admin the new network pro? Not so fast
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If the VMware NSX network virtualization platform brings advanced networking to virtualization, will network and server pros run two separat

New role for NAC? Endpoint visibility enables contextual security
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NAC market pivots toward contextual security, with growing focus on endpoint visibility and integration into other security platforms. Is it

OpenStack networking name change: From Quantum to Neutron
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Due to a trademark conflict, the OpenStack networking project has changed its name from Quantum to OpenStack Neutron.

Sourcefire deal boosts Cisco vulnerability research labs, security biz
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Cisco acquires Sourcefire to bolster the talent in its vulnerability research labs and boost its security revenue and reputation.

Q&A: Nick Feamster on how he developed the first college SDN course
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Georgia Tech's Nick Feamster speaks with SearchSDN about the future of and challenges associated with developing the first-ever college-leve

HP Networking Lifetime Warranty 2.0: Free 24/7 phone support
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With the addition of three free years of 24/7 technical phone support, HP Networking's lifetime warranty just got a little sweeter. Get swit

Juniper LN2600: Rugged router for harsh environments, M2M applications
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The Juniper LN2600 is a rugged router based on the company's SRX series and designed for extreme environments. The router should compete in

Cisco spin-in Insieme Networks comes out of stealth, sort of
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Insieme Networks, the Cisco spin-in that supposedly has an SDN mandate, laid out its Application-Centric Infrastructure vision at Cisco Live

Cumulus Networks unveils Linux network OS for bare-metal switches
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Cumulus Networks says its new version of Linux can be an operating system for bare-metal switches that are cheaper and easier to automate th