FVC, the value-added distributor (VAD) in MENA and authorised distributor for Cyan has announced the launch of Cyan software-defined networking (SDN) and packet-optical solutions for enterprise networks in the Middle East.
Brocade has said it has sold its network adapter business to QLogic to better focus on data centre fabrics and software defined networking.
Enterprises, cloud providers and carriers all rely on Ethernet. What’s next for this 40-year-old ubiquitous technology?
Oracle is buying Corente, maker of SDN technology for WANs (wide area networks), in a strike against competitors Cisco and IBM. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close early this year, weren’t disclosed on Tuesday.
2014 is poised to be an even bigger year for networks in the Middle East, perhaps “the year of the network”, says Shabbir Ahmad, Regional Sales Director – Networking, Dell, EMEA Emerging Markets
Shabbir Ahmad, Regional Sales Director – Networking, Dell, EMEA Emerging Markets discusses trends for 2014.
Marcus Jewell, vice president, EMEA at Brocade looks into his crystal ball to outline the top technology trends that Middle East enterprises should watch out for in 2014:
The survey reveals that channel partners who can help customers migrate to fabric-based networks will succeed in new networking landscape
Next year will see demonstrable evidence of the Internet of Things, real-time communications on the Web, and SDN-enabled platforms with killer applications for them, says Cisco.
Enterprises and service providers are looking beyond collections of boxes and toward virtual data centers that are better at growing and changing, and now application services such as security and acceleration are about to fit into that picture as well.