SDN

Big Switch aims to control the cloud with SDN product

By Jim Duffy, Network World | July 22nd, 2014 Big Switch Networks this week is unveiling an SDN controller designed to bring Google-like hyperscale networking to enterprises. Big Switch Networks this week is unveiling an SDN controller designed to bring Google-like hyperscale networking to enterprises. The software, called Cloud Fabric, runs on bare metal switches …

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Puppet + Cumulus Linux

By Alanna Brown, Puppet Labs | July 16th, 2014 The beauty of Puppet is the simple yet powerful foundation it provides for automating the management of the entire data center. It’s also a great platform for our Puppet Supported partners to deliver integrated solutions to their customers. Meet Cumulus Networks, the cool kids on the …

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The Firewall: Questions abound about its future role in cloud, mobile and SDN environments

By Ellen Messmer, Network World | July 14th, 2014 It’s been 20 years since Check Point FireWall-1 made firewalls mainstream. It’s been 20 years since Check Point Software Technologies shipped its first enterprise network firewall, marking the beginning of a mass market for firewalls that has protected millions of networks across the world. Check Point’s …

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Cisco buys its way into AT&T SDN

By Jim Duffy, Network World | June 17th, 2014 Tail-f acquisition will give it entry into Domain 2.0 project, boost SDN/NFV cloud orchestration capabilities. Cisco this week announced its intent to acquire privately held Tail-f Systems, a developer of multivendor network service orchestration systems for traditional and virtualized networks, and one of the vendors AT&T …

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