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Exploring Private Cloud Pipes

There’s very little argument when discussing the need for change in traditional data center networking to support private cloud–most all agree it’s required. The real discussion typically focuses around how to implement that change. Concepts such as open APIs, SDN, OpenFlow, VXLAN and fabrics are all discussed as the solution. In some cases they may […]

Juniper plotting open source alternative to Cisco, VMware SDN controllers

Juniper is working with other industry players on an open source-based controller for software-defined networks (SDN) that would be an alternative to proprietary offerings from VMware and Cisco. Juniper hopes to have an open source SDN controller emerge as a de facto standard that’s broadly supported by the industry, much like Linux, Apache and Hadoop have become in open source […]

XenSummit 2012 Agenda and Speaker Line-up

The Xen Project, home of the open source Xen hypervisor, today announced the final speaker line-up and agenda for its annual Xen Summit North America conference. The event will be held, August 27-28 in San Diego, California and is co-located with CloudOpen and LinuxCon North America. XenSummit attracts prominent Xen community members and thought leaders from around […]

Why Software-Defined Networking Could Revolutionize Networking

Software-defined networking (SDN) is a hot topic in the network community. Vendors such as Big Switch, Brocade, Cisco and HP are getting into the mix, and just about anyone in networking is making announcements. Additionally, OpenFlow is an open-source option for building an SDN control plane. Why is the industry buzzing? Because the technology could […]

Extreme Networks takes on BYOD challenge

Extreme Networks this week is rolling out Ethernet switches and a network managementapplication designed to address the BYOD phenomenon at enterprise campuses. Extreme’s Intelligent Mobile Edge lineup is intended to better support businesses with mobile workers, especially those that enable employees to "bring your own devices" (BYOD) to the workplace. BYOD is a growing trend in the industry with the […]

Citrix CTO on “The Rise of the Software Defined Network”

Today key players in the industry took a major step toward embracing an open cloud architecture. The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) has been established with the backing of many of the Great and Good in cloud computing: Broadcom, Brocade, Ciena, Cisco, Citrix, Dell, Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson, Facebook, Force10, Google, HP, IBM, Juniper Networks, Marvell, Microsoft, […]

Extreme Networks ‘Direct Attach’ Data Center Architecture Delivers High Performance and Operational Simplicity to VMware Environments

Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) today announced that it is expanding support for its Direct Attach™ virtualized data center network architecture for VMware environments. Working with its data center ecosystem partner Exar, Extreme Networks will demonstrate the benefits of virtual machine switching moved back into the network. The joint data center solution for VMware features […]

Ethernet Vendors Aim to Tackle Spread of VMs

Extreme and Voltaire launch new switches for data centre   Two switching vendors – Extreme Networks and Voltaire – have launched Ethernet gear designed to support the growing number of virtual machines moving around data centres, and provide a bridge to legacy environments such as Infiniband. The move by these two smaller players come as […]

Ethernet Aimed at Data Center Virtual Machines

Combatants in the data center wars keep reloading. This week, two switching vendors — Extreme Networks and Voltaire — unveiled Ethernet gear designed to support the growing number of virtual machines moving around data centers, and provide a bridge to legacy environments such as Infiniband. The move by these two smaller players come as larger […]

Extreme Networks Announces Scalable Virtualized Infrastructure for Managed Hosting and Enterprise Data Centers

The adoption of virtualization and outsourcing of infrastructure to managed hosting and cloud providers is driving demand for high performance and increased scale in the data center network. Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) has responded with next-generation data center products to enable the migration to virtualized data centers and new infrastructure solutions that feature market-leading […]

Vyatta Joins Extreme Networks Go Purple Partner Program to Promote Interoperable Network Solutions

Vyatta, a leader in open networking and network virtualization, and Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR), a global leader in high performance Ethernet, today announced that Vyatta has joined Extreme Networks® Go Purple™ Partner Program. With this development, Vyatta and Extreme Networks further their shared mission to deliver higher performance networks and open alternatives to vendor […]

myDIALS Integrates Business Intelligence Application With NetSuite”s Cloud Computing Platform

Integration Brings Continuous Improvement to Business Processes in Industries Ranging From Manufacturing to Oil and Gas, Government, and Healthcare myDIALS, a leading vendor of operational performance optimization solutions, today announced the integration of myDIALS 3.0 with the NetSuite cloud computing platform. myDIALS” Software as a Service (SaaS)-based business intelligence dashboards enable operational users to consistently […]

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