Networking

Cisco, VMware Collaborate on Network Virtualization

At VMworld 2011, Cisco and VMware introduced VXLAN (Virtual eXtensible Local Area Network), describing it as a breakthrough in network virtualization. VXLAN is a collaborative effort for an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) draft as a framework for overlaying virtualized layer 2 networks over layer 3 networks. Read More

Roundup: Oracle, Vyatta, PEER 1

Oracle unveils VM 3.0 server virtualization solution, Vyatta releases Network OS 6.3 with packages for Amazon Web Services and Red Hat KVM, PEER 1 completes certifications. Read More

Dell Buys Force 10 to Boost Networking

Dell announced its intent to acquire data center networking company Force 10 Networks Wednesday for an undisclosed sum. Force 10 will complement Dell’s data center portfolio and help broaden the product offerings available to Dell’s enterprise client, the companies said Read More

Juniper Powers OnLive’s Lag-Free Cloud

Juniper Networks (JNPR) and Onlive, the pioneer of on-demand, instant-play video games and applications, are entering into a strategic partnership under which Juniper will be the exclusive networking provider for OnLive’s network infrastructure. Additionally, the two companies plan to jointly develop cloud-based services for the enterprise that will deliver a… Read More

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