Networking

Open Networking Summit: Brocade Adds OpenFlow Support

At the Open Networking Summit in Santa Clara, California this week Pluribus Networks announced inNetwork Analytics, Procera Networks’ NAVL Engine was selected by GFI Software, and Brocade launches support for OpenFlow 1.3 across its IP portfolio of products. Read More

HP Launches OpenNFV to Speed Deployment of New Services

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At the Mobile World Congress event underway this week in Barcelona, HP (HPQ) introduced OpenNFV, a telecom-focused Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) program to help launch new services faster, easier and with less expense through the virtualization of telecommunications core networks and network functions. Read More

Qlogic Acquires Ethernet Assets from Broadcom

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In a deal worth approximately $147 million Broadcom (BRCM) and Qlogic (QLGC) announced an agreement under which QLogic will acquire certain 10/40/100Gb Ethernet controller-related assets and non-exclusive licenses to certain intellectual property relating primarily to Broadcom’s programmable NetXtreme II Ethernet controller family. Read More

LSI, EMC, Mellanox and Supermicro Join for Hyper-Converged VDI Appliance

LSI collaborates with EMC, Supermicro and Mellanox for a hyper-converged appliance supporting VMware virtual desktops, F5 and VMware collaborate on a number of efforts to provide secure access control for virtual desktop deployments, and Silver Peak enables VMware vCloud Hybrid Service with accelerated data transfers to the cloud. Read More

Riverbed Launches Steelhead Appliance for the Data Center

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Riverbed launches a new Steelhead DX Edition 8000 appliance for wide area network acceleration, Citrix introduces CloudBridge CSX Solution to consolidate servers at branch locations, and Dell introduces thin client infrastructure support for Windows Server 2012 R2 and vWorkspace. Read More

OpenDaylight Project Releases Software to Simplify SDN

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During the OpenDaylight Summit in Santa Clara this week for advancing Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV), IBM announced a new unified network controller based on OpenDaylight Project technology designed to get organizations up and running fast on Software Defined Networks Read More

Level 3 to Deliver HD Video for Super Bowl

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With Super Bowl XLVIII expected to break TV viewership records this weekend, Level 3 Communications (LVLT) announced that it will once again provide television broadcast video services for the event, using its Vyvx VenuNet+ technology. Read More

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