Goldman Sachs has been doing SDNs for a long time. It just wasn't called SDNs when the investment giant invested in network programmability. It was just a bunch of APIs, software development kits and other code used to cobble together a large number of various specialized networks – trading, investment banking and the like -- across the globe.
Cisco executives in a roundtable session with reporters this week addressed the industry's memory component degradation issue in products developed between 2005 and 2010. Cisco's taking a $655 million charge to address remediation actions customers are taking to replace products that include the defective memory components.
HP is looking for a new leader for its networking division as Senior Vice President and General Manager Bethany Mayer is moving on to head the company's new Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) strategy.
Almost a year after OpenDaylight's introduction was deluged with skepticism, the open source SDN consortium is still struggling to improve industry perception despite meeting many of its initial goals.
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