Network controllers News
April 28, 2015
The latest version of the Extreme Networks SDN platform uses OpenDaylight to prioritize Skype for Business video conferencing.
February 10, 2015
Cisco plans to add an industry standard controller to the Nexus 9000 to give customers the option of using the switch for large-scale SDN deployments utilized by carriers and cloud service providers.
January 30, 2015
In this week's SDN blogs, analysts discuss why SDN is more reliable than traditional networking, why SDN WAN will gain popularity in 2015 and Brocade’s new Vyatta Controller.
January 21, 2015
Brocade license is free to companies that want to test software-defined networking applications using the vendor's SDN controller.
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The Network Controller permits physical and virtual network infrastructure management, as well as configuring and managing firewall rules. Continue Reading
No matter what word follows the phrase "software defined," it catches IT professionals' attention. Here's a deeper look at the different software-defined options. Continue Reading
OpenDaylight developer Rafat Jahan explains OpenDaylight's SDNi application as it relates to the release of Helium, the organization's second open source project. Continue Reading
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Many data streaming applications don't involve huge amounts of information. A case in point: an analytics initiative aimed at speeding the diagnosis of problems with Wi-Fi networking devices. Continue Reading
Expert David Jacobs discusses whether software-defined networking will render application delivery controllers obsolete or complement evolving SDN. Continue Reading
SDN starter kits are designed to help enterprises evaluate the technology before they begin transitioning their networks to the new architecture. What should you look for? Continue Reading
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SDN promises automation without old configurations. But when networks dynamically change, troubleshooting SDN will require a packet time machine. Continue Reading
Making your storage perform to the very best of its ability is an age-old problem with a long list of ways to approach it. But how should you start to fine-tune a storage system and what do you need to know to get started?
This handbook covers a range of storage performance management issues and workarounds, from storage tiering and data archiving, to solid-state drive placement and reconsidering the role of tape. We'll explore all the aspects of storage performance -- RAID types, I/O loads, cache sizes -- and compare them so data storage professionals can access helpful information on a variety of performance topics depending on the size of -- and unique demands on -- their data center. Continue Reading
Software-defined storage and SDN are separate infrastructures, but they can be co-managed and provisioned through orchestration tools. Continue Reading
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Instead of spending big bucks on Ethernet technologies or complicated configurations, Windows Server 2012 R2 shops can use NIC teaming to improve reliability. Continue Reading
Misconfiguration is by far the most common cause of performance issues with virtual machines. A few basic checks can get VMs back on track. Continue Reading
NIC teaming can improve network traffic flow in a virtual desktop infrastructure, and Windows Server 2012 added native support for it. Continue Reading