The Agile Switch S12700 uses a fully-programmable switching architecture, and automatic network deployment and management applications.
To meet the demand from the vast amount of traffic streams generated by new innovative cloud services, Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) today announces the release of a new multiple-application card that will support various services concurrently without compromising performance.
Facebook’s head of network operations has great expectations for software defined networking (SDN), though he may not be relying on commercial hardware vendors to bring SDN to the social networking giant’s own infrastructure.
Despite a desire to create open and flexible networks, network managers shouldn’t be fooled into thinking that the best way to achieve this is through building an open-source network from scratch, according to Cisco’s Den Sullivan.
SDN offers immediate and future growth opportunities for those who begin to prepare now. SDN is about better utilisation and increasing the agility of the underlying infrastructure, not about replacing it.
Cisco is building a router for the Internet of Everything, the company’s initiative to connect the billions of devices – or 99 percent of the world – that it claims isn’t already connected.
Sufian Dweik, Regional Director, MEMA, Brocade Communications, offers a flexible, on-demand strategy for Middle East enterprises.
According to IDC, Middle East IT spending in 2013 is projected to cross the $32 billion mark which is double the global average.
The biggest barrier to adopting these new technologies, Brocade said in a statement, seemed to be having to sustain – at great cost – ageing legacy systems.
Cisco waited too long to address the software-defined networking trend now sweeping the industry, Chairman and CEO John Chambers said last week at the Cisco Live conference.