Bringing SDN to Federal Networks: VMware NSX STIG Released

When it comes to Software-Defined Networking (SDN) solutions, they are similar to big data in that the volume, variety, and velocity of the SDN solutions are on a high trajectory. However, from the throngs of SDN vendors, VMware NSX just set itself apart from its competition. NSX is the first SDN solution to have a […]

One Key Consideration for Choosing an SDN Solution

Software-Defined Networking (SDN) isn’t a one-size-fits-all technology. In fact, depending on your business needs, it may or may not be a good fit at this time. However, if you have determined that SDN is right for your organization, the next question is how to choose from among the different flavors of SDN.

Is SDN the Right Tool for Your Organization?

Everyone loves new technology. Consumers want the latest new and improved smart device and businesses want technologies that can help them achieve a competitive advantage. But, sometimes — OK, a lot of the time – business owners can get a gleam in their eye about the latest and greatest technology that they think will save […]

GTRI Offers Software Defined Networking (SDN) Webinar Series

From a technical standpoint, Software Defined Networking (SDN) is a new approach to data center networking that separates the control plane from the data (forwarding) plane to support virtualization. Using a centralized console, network administrators can “shape” network traffic without having to reconfigure individual devices, giving them more flexibility and agility to respond to current […]

Can SDN Switches Replace the Firewall?

One of my 2015 technology predictions was that more companies would start to deploy Software Defined Networking (SDN). Although the concept originated in the mid-1990s, SDN is finding an eager audience today as organizations seek a more dynamic, adaptable and cost-effective solution for their intensive data transfer requirements.

Identifying Vulnerabilities in Software Defined Networking (SDN) Layers

Software Defined Networking (SDN) is a new way of providing virtualized networking. As with any new technology, potential security vulnerabilities need to be anticipated and addressed as much as possible. Of course, we can only try to anticipate what aspects of SDN hackers may target. The protocols are new, the controller software is new, and […]

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