Networking

NEC Launches SDN Application Center

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NEC Corp. unveiled its SDN Application Center, which includes SDN solutions built upon customers’ chief network concerns. NEC will provide APIs to help organizations proactively and automatically manage, secure and optimize their networks through their SDN solutions. Read More

Brocade Rolls Out Broad-Based SDN Strategy

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Network equipment vendor Brocade (BRCD) this week rolled out a broad strategy to boost its offerings for software defined networking (SDN). The initiative spans both software and hardware, with a central component being the Brocade VCS Fabric technology. Read More

The Importance of Networking in Data Center TCO

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Today’s modern infrastructure is built around data-on-demand and a constantly connected end-user. More organizations are utilizing elements of cloud computing and are striving to be more agile. One challenge facing many organizations is that they are inhibited by their legacy network infrastructures, which are often proprietary. Read More

Dell Launches SDN-Enabled Fabric Solutions

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Dell has announced new additions to its networking portfolio, with new Active Fabric solutions for SDN-enabled designs, next-generation management software – Dell Active Fabric Manager, and the Dell Networking S5000 modular LAN/SAN switching platform. Read More

Cisco, Microsoft Team to Target the Data Center

Cisco (CSCO) announced a range of new joint technologies and integrated solutions targeting data centers that use Microsoft’s Cloud OS technologies. With those customers in mind the two companies are combining the Cisco Unified Data Center architecture with Microsoft Fast Track architecture solutions. Read More

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