Stories by Jim Duffy

Extreme extends SDN products, partners

Extreme Networks this week announced new products and technology partners for its Software Defined Architecture data center product line.

By Jim Duffy | 19 November, 2014 02:33

Tags: SDN, OpenDaylight, ethernet switches, internet, cloud computing, extreme networks

Alcatel-Lucent virtualises WANs and routers

Alcatel-Lucent's Nuage Networks SDN venture has broadened its product line to tackle enterprise WANs, an increasingly vital market for the technology.

By Jim Duffy | 13 November, 2014 01:38

Tags: Networking, routers, NFV, Nuage Networks, internet, cloud computing, networking hardware, Virtuali, IDC, SDN, alcatel-lucent

Juniper virtualizes MX router to help companies more rapidly turn-up services

Juniper Networks this week introduced a virtualized version of its MX Series 3D edge router to fulfill carrier requirements for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).

By Jim Duffy | 06 November, 2014 23:10

Tags: Virtuali, SDN, router, internet, cloud computing, juniper networks

Brocade beefs up campus with SDN, new stackable

Brocade this week rolled out new and enhanced campus switches designed to better support mobility, social networking and cloud data traffic in the enterprise.

By Jim Duffy | 05 November, 2014 00:44

Tags: networking hardware, brocade, Ethernet, SDN, Ethernet Switch, Networking, switches

AT&T, others launch OpenDaylight SDN alternative

Despite the building momentum behind OpenDaylight's open source SDN project, not everyone is behind it.

By Jim Duffy | 05 November, 2014 00:43

Tags: SDN, Networking, at&t, OpenDaylight, Stanford University

SDN company goes open source

Japanese SDN company Midokura is giving away its keystone product.

By Jim Duffy | 04 November, 2014 02:31

Tags: Midokura, Storage servers, SDN, Networking, storage, OpenStack

Internet2 slices network

The Internet2 this week said it can now demonstrate a nationwide virtualized multitenant network that operates as multiple discrete, private networks.

By Jim Duffy | 30 October, 2014 08:11

Tags: SDN, Networking, Internet2

Big Switch rolls out SDN starter kits

SDN pioneer Big Switch Networks this week is expected to unveil "starter kits" designed for its Big Cloud Fabric product that began shipping in September amidst a stream of positive product reviews.

By Jim Duffy | 27 October, 2014 23:06

Tags: virtualization, SDN, iaas

HP unveils Cloud config manager

HP has unveiled a network virtualisation system for large enterprise and cloud providers designed to simplify network configuration.

By Jim Duffy | 18 October, 2014 04:52

Tags: HP, SDN, internet, cloud computing

Cisco exec: Turnover in engineering no problem

The engineering reorganization currently underway at Cisco is intended to streamline product development and delivery to customers, Cisco says.

By Jim Duffy | 18 October, 2014 04:40

Tags: Configuration / maintenance, mobility, hardware systems, cisco, Data Center, Cisco Subnet

Open source startup targeting DevOps-defined networking

A software startup debuted this week proposing software-defined networking to Docker, the open source software for creating Linux application virtualization containers.

By Jim Duffy | 16 October, 2014 23:36

Tags: SDN, cisco, OpenDaylight, internet, cloud computing, Red Hat, KT, HP, Docker, Dell

Only 14 U.S. states have handheld-while-driving bans

Even though use of handheld devices while driving has become a dangerous and growing epidemic in the US, many states still have not enacted nor enforce a usage ban.

By Jim Duffy | 11 October, 2014 03:18

Tags: consumer electronics, smartphones, Virginia Tech, IHS

Cisco, EMC consortium debuts new Cloud gear

VCE, the converged infrastructure consortium of Cisco and EMC, this week unveiled new and enhanced data center IT systems, including an all-flash memory platform for mixed workloads.

By Jim Duffy | 08 October, 2014 03:16

Tags: IBM, Nutanix, hitachi, internet, netapp, cloud computing, emc, VMware, Oracle, HP, Dell, IDC, cisco

Cisco bulks up branch routers for cloud

NEW YORK -- Cisco is fortifying its ISR branch routers to give users more options when accessing cloud services and backing up primary links.

By Jim Duffy | 02 October, 2014 23:16

Tags: software license, Cisco Systems, Cloud, cisco, internet, cloud computing, branch routers, ISR

Cisco pumping $US1 billion more into Intercloud

Cisco on Monday said it is expanding on its Intercloud multi-Cloud service provider initiative with another $1 billion investment, designed to lead to more products, datacentres and partners.

By Jim Duffy | 30 September, 2014 01:12

Tags: Amazon Web Services, Configuration / maintenance, hardware systems, cisco, internet, cloud computing, Data Center, private cloud, public cloud

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