Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

Software-Defined Networking

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New products of the week 2.13.17

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Cisco and Forescout.

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Nokia makes bid for Comptel to boost its software business

Network equipment vendor Nokia wants to buy a software company that helps customers make do with less hardware.

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Nokia to buy network analytics vendor Deepfield to fight DDoS attacks

Cloud providers and large enterprises don't know enough about what's going on in their networks, according to Nokia.

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Juniper boosts cloud analytics, machine learning tech with AppFormix buy

Looking to bolster its cloud analytics and machine learning technologies, Juniper today announced its intention to buy startup AppFormix for an undisclosed amount. AppFormix brings streaming analytics and machine learning...

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AT&T's coming SD-WAN services will tap into FlexWare

Software is beginning to simplify one of the hardest kinds of networking: wide-area networks that link up an enterprise’s remote sites, branch offices and data centers. Now AT&T is getting in on the game.

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A closer look: VMware's NSX extends to the public cloud

At VMWorld 2016, Network World's Brandon Butler chats with Guido Appenzeller from VMware about its move to extend NSX functionality to the public cloud.

Named Data Networking is on the horizon, and SDN will help make it a reality

NDN shifts the focus of networking from origins and destinations to the information itself

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MIT is dragging hard-wired network chips into the agile era

Cloud computing is changing the demands on networks more quickly than ever. Now researchers say it’s possible to program routers all the way down to their packet-forwarding chips in the quest to keep up.

Automation key to getting SDN security right

Exploring how software defined networking impacts security, and how concerns around visibility and control can be alleviated

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AT&T likes 'white-box' networks and hopes you will, too

AT&T’s march toward standard “white-box” network gear will come to enterprises this week with the introduction of an industry-standard server that can take the place of four specialized network devices.

Glue Networks wants to be the orchestration platform for the networked world

Uses Cisco Live to announce new platform capabilities, a new development community

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Is Apstra SDN? Same idea, different angle

One of the main goals of SDN (software-defined networking) is to make networks more agile to meet the changing demands of applications. A new Silicon Valley startup, Apstra, says it has an easier way to do the same thing.

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Cisco: How the Digital Network Architecture can help the network

At Interop 2016, Network World spoke with Cisco's Jeff Reed about how the company's new Digital Network Architecture will help enterprise networks with easier deployment, improving security and providing for new digital benefits.

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New security fabric to unite Fortinet gear with that of other vendors

Fortinet is embarking on a mission for its firewalls and other products and those of third-party vendors to work together to boost security across core networks, remote devices and the cloud.

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How contact centers can benefit from SD-WANs

Software defined WANs can improve reliability and the customer experience while lowering costs

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5 steps to launching Software Defined Networking

Follow these steps to reap the benefits of SDN without disrupting your IT environment

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How to choose a software defined WAN (SD-WAN)

A review of the key considerations that go into selecting a SD-WAN solution

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The networked world

Network World 30th Anniversary: The digital nervous system of the modern enterprise is driving today’s digital transformations.

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