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Q&A with Mike Cohen from Big Switch Networks
VMware’s planned acquisition of Nicra for $1.25 billion represents the evolution of networking beyond the hardware-dominated point of view that has...
Nicira isn't the only startup with tech that's going to disrupt corporate networks. Big Switch Networks is another. With yesterday's news that VMware...
Emerging software-defined networking player and OpenFlow specialist Big Switch Networks has updated its controller software, Floodlight, with a new...
As organizations deploy virtualized applications and systems, networking and storage must keep up. One of the trends in this area is the adoption of...
A growing area of interest within the cloud and virtualization environment is the world of networking.  And companies like Big Switch Networks are...
Software Defined Networking and Cloud computing are two of the biggest trends in networking today. They are now both coming together in the...
Big Switch Networks is not even out of stealth mode and has not yet revealed its aspirations and products for software defined networks – SDNs, in...
Another company involved in the virtual networking space is California-based Big Switch Networks. Its solution is based on software-defined...
While most equipment in computer rooms have received major upgrades in the past decade, devices called routers and switches that move data around...
In this blog post, Dan Hershey (from Big Switch) gets some toys from the lab and shows how to build an SDN Controller application that uses OpenFlow...
As we move into the age of webscale and cloud computing the traditional data center architecture is blowing apart, according to execs of startups...
You can gauge the promise of an emerging technology by the reaction of the biggest legacy player potentially threatened by the new arrival. It walks...
With its ability to decouple network control from the physical infrastructure, OpenFlow and software-defined networks have been touted as the Next...
Dan Talayco won the SDNCentral nominations for Unsung SDN Hero, and we thought it would be a wonderful idea to have a chat with Dan to get some of...
Software-defined networking has been a hot topic throughout the industry in recent months as companies looking for new ways to improve traffic...
Big Switch announced a new application (in beta now but shipping by the end of summer) that runs on its controller and will program OpenFlow switches...
In an OpenFlow network it usually takes two to tango -- an OpenFlow controller and a network switch vendor that supports OpenFlow. But software-...
Big Switch Networks is announcing Tuesday that it can create an overlay OpenFlow network on an arbitrary Layer 2 or 3 network. The technology uses...

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