Emerging Virtualization Technologies News
January 28, 2016
VMware plans to release this year a new version of its NSX virtual networking software. The product will connect enterprise data centers to public clouds.
December 04, 2015
Cisco has launched an update of its SDN framework. The latest features stem from customer demands for broader support for non-Cisco technologies.
November 25, 2015
Cisco has launched an open source project, called Contiv, to build technology that automates the use of security, storage and networking in cloud-based containerized applications.
November 12, 2015
SDN startup Versa has built a software platform that lets service providers deploy and manage WANs and branch networks.
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