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Big Switch expands Big Cloud SDN capabilities

Big Switch Networks has released version 2.5 of its Big Cloud Fabric solution, which was originally released in the third quarter of 2014. This latest update comes with expanded orchestration, hypervisor, use-case and network topology support.

Cisco software strategy offers more flexibility

Simplification is the general trend at Cisco Live! in Milan, Italy. In addition to simplifying network operations, Cisco also introduced a new software licensing model that is intended to make selecting and buying the vendor's networking and infrastructure software easier.

Cisco simplifies network operation with Meraki

A brilliant idea or simply wishful thinking? Cisco is finally being a little more proactive with its Meraki acquisition, and what it's aiming to do is make operating the network as easy as operating an iPhone.

Microsoft to offer free Power BI service

IT pros can take advantage of a new free version of Microsoft's Power BI business intelligence service, the Redmond, Washington company announced yesterday.

Lessons learned from the failure of a bullet-proof network

What an IT department learned from the 4-hour outage of a massive 10,000 port network.

Harden your network's security against these threats in 2015

The good news about network security is there are always new processes, products and updates to fight the constant battle against malicious nogoodniks. The bad news? Those malevolent rascals tend to always pull more aces out of their sleeves.

A10, Cisco partner for dynamic application networking services

A10's Thunder ADC has been fully integrated with Cisco ACI, offering enterprises a new option for automatic provisioning of application delivery and security services. A10 says it's a lower cost alternative to other ADC offerings.

Brocade hopes to spur SDN market with free Vyatta controller offer

Brocade is now offering its Vyatta controller and will let you use it for free for a year so you can gain some experience with SDN. 

Cisco to offer switches to support faster Wi-Fi without requiring new cabling

Cisco plans to roll out in the second quarter new LAN switches that will serve as a stopgap for businesses that want to roll out faster WLANs but don't want to update their cabling just yet.

New open source project to add virtual networking to Open vSwitch

Some of the developers of Open vSwitch are now working on a new project, called Open Virtual Network, to add virtual networking for OVS users.