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Fortinet upgrades for better cloud, SD-WAN protection

Fortinet has rolled out a new version of its FortiOS operating system that gives customers the ability to manage security capabilities across their cloud assets and software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) environments.

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Google's Espresso networking tech takes SD-WAN to internet scale

The service intelligently routes internet traffic in real time

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SDN groups team up to promote standards, open software development

Software Defined Networking standard bearer, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and ON.Lab have merged with designs on further pushing SDN benchmarks and open source software development of the technology.

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SmartNICs: Give your OpenStack network a boost

Software-programmable network interface cards combine CPU offload with central control, providing more speed and flexibility than SR-IOV or DPDK

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A closer look: VMware's NSX extends to the public cloud

At VMWorld 2016, Network World's Brandon Butler chats with Guido Appenzeller from VMware about its move to extend NSX functionality to the public cloud.

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VMware CEO pledges cloud computing freedom

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, at the outset of the virtualization leader’s VMworld 2016 conference, shares the big news from the event, including new tools that make it easier for customers to build cross-cloud environments, as well as an...

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MIT is dragging hard-wired network chips into the agile era

A research team has learned how to make packet-forwarding chips more programmable

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Ciena CEO: We're not just about service providers

In this installment of the IDG CEO Interview Series, Gary Smith talked with Chief Content Officer John Gallant about Ciena’s expanding enterprise business, including its data center connectivity strategy.

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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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