Network controllers News
November 17, 2015
White box networking gives IT organizations more freedom of choice for network hardware and OSes. It's a young and changing market, with a mix of vendor involvement.
October 19, 2015
The ONOS and ODL projects are likely to share their work on an SDN controller, now that the groups have made the Linux Foundation their home.
September 30, 2015
In this week's blogs round-up, an analyst predicts that SDN/NFV will see decisive changes in 2016, while a blogger says open source SDN projects are gaining steam.
September 15, 2015
In this week's SDN blogs round-up, analysts weigh centralized vs. distributed functions in the SD-WAN, and consider how to choose a networking start-up.
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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
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Product integrations and a more granular approach to security may soon make VMware NSX a required piece of a business's infrastructure. Continue Reading
Anuta Networks' NCX allows for orchestration in a multivendor environment. Expert Keith Townsend says that makes it one of the more interesting SDN products on the market. Continue Reading
The Mitel VoIP platform consists of the 3300 series controllers. With support for up to 2,000 SIP trunks, the 3300 series can replace legacy telephony in small or large businesses. Continue Reading
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This week, analysts discuss Arista's new SDN controller for cloud networks as well as SD-WAN's effectiveness in computing best path. Continue Reading
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
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Brocade makes generally available an OpenDaylight SDN app that improves network performance through more efficient traffic flow. Continue Reading
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