Network controllers News
April 11, 2018
MEF worked with The Linux Foundation and ETSI to develop an NFV and SDN certification to focus on related knowledge and skills. Meantime, MEF published specs for its Presto APIs.
March 27, 2018
Aruba's latest cloud-based analytics compares user Wi-Fi performance to let companies see why theirs is underperforming. Aruba NetInsight pricing starts at $50 per managed device.
December 15, 2017
Security researchers discovered new ICS attacks using the Triton framework that may have been nation-state-sponsored and intended to cause real-world damage.
August 10, 2017
The Cisco acquisition of Viptela -- and its available SD-WAN options -- leads one industry observer to believe Cisco IWAN doesn't have long to live. Lumina Networks spins off from Brocade and will continue to support the SDN controller.
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With NSX set to become an integral part of VMware's IoT strategy, there's no time like the present to configure NSX and all of its components for your vSphere infrastructure. Continue Reading
Windows Server 2016 Network Controller serves up advanced SDN features that give admins more control over virtual and physical network components. But nothing in life is free. Continue Reading
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There are features in Windows Server 2016 that are specific to hyper-converged infrastructure, but many of the more basic functions also can be used to customize and improve HCI. Continue Reading
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SDN and machine learning can combine to form knowledge-defined networking, which uses gathered data to manage network configuration. It’s important, however, to consider trade-offs. Continue Reading
SDN security challenges become more of a concern, as deployments bring vulnerabilities to the forefront. But vendors and researchers are creating SDN products with security in mind. Continue Reading
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Hacks on a car's diagnostic dongle can completely take over the vehicle and even shut off the engine. Expert Judith Myerson explains how this works and how to prevent it from happening. Continue Reading
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