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Linux Foundation takes in Open vSwitch virtual networking project

Plenty of networking projects are already under the Linux Foundation's banner, but Open vSwitch's feature set is both enterprise-friendly and enterprise-relevant

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Cisco: How the Digital Network Architecture can help the network

At Interop 2016, Network World spoke with Cisco's Jeff Reed about how the company's new Digital Network Architecture will help enterprise networks with easier deployment, improving security and providing for new digital benefits.

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Enterprise networkers have organized: Here are their demands

The user group ONUG is pushing for four new software-defined networking technologies it says would better serve enterprise needs

Break scalability barriers in OpenFlow SDN

New support for Table Type Patterns in OpenFlow lifts the ceiling on large deployments and enables interoperability across devices

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Identifying the security pitfalls in SDN

While a software-defined network can improve application performance and help ease admin tasks, it can also create new vulnerabilities

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Lessons learned: Tribune Media rebuilds IT from the ground up

With everything software-controlled, workloads can be moved at will, and VMware’s NSX offsets the need for more than $1 million of network gear

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Why your network admins are nervous

Network pros know that SDN promises to rock their world. Here’s how to help your staffers keep their skills ahead of the curve

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SDN pioneers gain visibility, control over bandwidth

Software-defined networks can give IT the agility and flexibility to manage today's dynamic data centers and private cloud infrastructures

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9 enterprise tech trends for 2016 and beyond

Enterprise technology development keeps racing ahead, and this year's forecast explains how most of it will be wrapped in the cloud

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Review: Cisco ACI shakes up SDN

Hands-on with Cisco’s highly scalable data center network fabric driven by -- surprise -- a completely open API

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Is it opposite day? Microsoft has a new Linux distro

But hold your horses -- Azure Cloud Switch is a custom version of Linux designed for running switches in Microsoft's own data center

Verizon to introduce SDN security feature later this month

The virtualized firewall service, part of Verizon's move into software-defined networking, will allow for more reliable and secure connections from third-party networks

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OpenDaylight's SDN software is aimed at telecom, not enterprise needs

Much like OpenStack, OpenDaylight's Lithium is more attractive to telcos and carriers than mainstream enterprises -- and it's far from the only project of its kind

Enterprises lukewarm to SDNs

Cultural, legacy, and business case issues create and SDN adoption gap with cloud providers

Nuage visualizes the SDN

New application manages physical, virtual operations

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Interop 2015: SDN reality-check, apps aplenty

Interop kicks off this week and will include a broad range of technology topics, from SDN to application delivery and development

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9 key enterprise tech trends for 2015 and beyond

Enterprise tech is developing at breakneck speed. Here are the trends that will make an impact for years to come

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SDN in action: Hands-on with Cumulus Linux

Imagine being able to manage scores of network switches as easily as scores of servers; Cumulus Linux makes it happen

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