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Business and Technology Trends Impacting Network Equipment Providers

Flexera Software
In this video, Vikram Koka, Vice President of Internet of Things with Flexera Software discusses the business and technology trends impacting network equipment providers, including Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Network (SDN). For more information, watch the 2nd video in this series: Or visit us at:

Akanda Names Mark McClain Chief Technology Officer

Akanda, the first production-ready open source network services virtualization platform, today announced Mark McClain as founding Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, McClain will lead the technical vision and development team for Akanda, and be chief community evangelist for engaging with new contributors and developing broad community support for the open source project. An industry veteran […]

Network Management: How Big Should Your Network Box Be?

A while back we discussed the dangers of working inside a box, when a particular management discipline (e.g network management) dominates other decisions and prevents you from solving the real problem of assuring application performance. It is not co-incidental that networking aspects are becoming more and more important. It used to be the case that network […]

Startup: DreamHost Spins Out Akanda NFV Platform – More Networking Abstraction Happening

The short version of this post is that DreamHost is spinning out a new entity to commercialize a networking tool it built for its own use. The longer version is more interesting and speaks to some big changes in the networking world as customers and vendors start to see the parallels between what server virtualization did for […]

VMTurbo Hosts First Annual “Octurbofest” User Group

VMTurbo, the only software-driven control platform for the software-defined world will be hosting its First Annual Octurbofest, a day of cloud and virtualization thought leadership. This exclusive event will give customers, key partners and industry leaders a preview of the 2015 VMTurbo Roadmap, including expansions into holistic control for Applications, Containers, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and […]

HotLink Makes Hybrid IT a Reality for Production & Scale-Out Environments

HotLink® Corporation, the market leader in transformation solutions for hybrid IT management, today announced major enhancements to its HotLink Hybrid Express™ and HotLink DR Express™ solutions. Leveraging patented transformation technology, HotLink’s latest product releases enable easy deployment of hybrid production workloads at scale, provide advanced analytics spanning on- and off-premise resources, and deliver even tighter […]

Businesses Split on Adoption of Software-Defined Networking

When asked what their organizations are looking for when adopting SDN, 30 percent of IT pros cited high availability and resiliency. Businesses in the United States appear to be split on the issue of adopting software-defined networking (SDN), according to a Juniper survey of 400 IT decision-makers working in education, financial services, government and health […]

FortyCloud Introduces Game-Changing Network Security Service that Lets Companies Turn Their Public Cloud — Private

FortyCloud, a pioneer in network Security-as-a-Service for the cloud, today introduced its offering that breaks new ground by enabling companies to make their public cloud — private. FortyCloud is the only vendor to uniquely combine software defined networking (SDN) and software defined security (SDS) technologies.  In doing so, the FortyCloud Solution isolates and interconnects cloud deployments […]

Citrix NetScaler Powers Over 100 Million Mobile Subscribers with Deployments in World’s Largest Operator Networks

Citrix today announced significant momentum in the adoption of its telco-grade NetScaler application delivery controller (ADC) platform within mobile core networks, including those of many of the world’s largest Tier-1 communications service providers. The 100-million subscriber milestone reflects Citrix success in addressing the urgent need for operators to manage the onslaught of data and video, […]

Chambers declares war on VMware

Cisco CEO John Chambers has declared war on VMware. In a recent call to the financial analysts he termed VMware “enemy number 1 for Cisco” and vowed to “crush” VMware’s software-defined networking (SDN) product, NSX, in the market, said Wikibon Principal Research Contributor Stuart Miniman in a discussion on theCUBE from IBM Edge this week […]

Sanbolic announces unified software-defined storage solution

Momchil Michailov, CEO and co-founder of Sanbolic, reached out to me to introduce the capabilities of his company’s newest generation of storage virtualization/software-defined storage (SDN) technology. What’s great about a conversation with the good Mr. Michailov, is that the focus is always on providing solutions to customers’ problems rather than just offering hyperbole. Bridging islands of […]

What Comes After Traditional Server Virtualization?

Pop quiz: What technologies will potentially succeed operating system virtualization? Most pundits will tell you cloud computing or perhaps software defined data center or software-defined networking (SDN). But another potential answer involves so-called container technology like Docker. Here’s why. Keep an eye on the Linux Foundation’s Collaboration Summit in late March. During that event, notes Christopher Tozzi, Parallels describe "Why You Need […]

New Release of HotLink DR Express for VMware and Amazon Web Services Adds CIMple Software Defined Networking

HotLink® Corporation, the market leader in transformation solutions for hybrid virtualization management, today announced the addition of HotLink CIMple software-defined networking (SDN) to its HotLink DR Express technology. CIMple SDN enables easier testing, greater automation and faster operational recovery in Amazon Web Services (AWS) following a failure in on-premise VMware data centers. Additionally, the new […]

Dell, Red Hat team up on network virtualization

Red Hat
Dell is teaming up with Red Hat to drive its effort to be a force in the burgeoning area of network function virtualization (NFV) technology, aimed at helping carriers reduce costs and quickly roll out new services. Co-engineered Dell-Red Hat OpenStack-based NFV and SDN (software defined networking) applications are expected to be available in 2014, […]

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