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Mar
4th

OpenDaylight Beryllium Improves Network Virtualization Support

Author: OpenDaylight | Files under syndicated

By Colin Dixon, Chair of Technical Steering Committee, OpenDaylight
I’m incredibly proud to be able to announce the fourth major release of OpenDaylight: Beryllium. Beryllium is the culmination of the work of more than 600 developers from organization…


Mar
3rd

Ready for Open SDN? OpenDaylight at ONS 2016

Author: OpenDaylight | Files under syndicated

In the past few years, the networking industry has made great strides toward building software-defined networks and in particular, open source SDNs. We’ve gone from tire-kicking to proofs-of-concept to the broad end user adoption we see today.

OpenDaylight (ODL) was introduced 33 months ago and is now 600+ developers strong. The platform has been integrated into dozens of solutions and used by organizations spanning telcos, enterprises, and research, and more recently finance and energy as shown in a recent survey. We also just announced that Beryllium - the community’s fourth release – is now available for download.


Mar
2nd

Navigating OPNFV’s Brahmaputra Release

Author: OPNFV | Files under syndicated

This week, we celebrate the second OPNFV platform release: Brahmaputra. I am so proud of the entire OPNFV community who have come together to create this incredibly rich and diverse experience that marks significant progress toward a deployable open source platform for NFV. It’s our first full experience with a massively parallel simultaneous release process and demonstrates that we can meet the complex challenge of collaborating upstream to advance the ecosystem. (Learn more about Brahmaputra here: www.opnfv.org/brahmaputra)


Mar
2nd

OPNFV Promises More Powerful Platform

Author: Linux.com - All Content | Files under syndicated

With its second software release, named for the Indian river Brahmaputra, the OPNFV is flexing its muscle as an organization, showing off not only more robust capability for testing NFV use cases and functionality but also key feature enhancements. The…


Mar
1st

Brocade G620 Gen 6 Fibre Channel Switch Released

Author: Linux.com - All Content | Files under syndicated

Brocade has announced the release of their Gen 6 Fibre Channel switch for storage networking, the Brocade G620, indicating that the new high-density SAN switch will boast unprecedented performance and scalability designed to support data growth and dem…


Feb
26th

90 Percent of All SSL VPNs Use Insecure or Outdated Encryption

Author: Softpedia | Files under syndicated

Information security firm High-Tech Bridge has conducted a study of SSL VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) and discovered that nine out of ten such servers don’t provide the security they should be offering, mainly because they are using insecure or outda…


Feb
26th

Telecoms Band Together to Virtualize and Open Source their Network Stacks

Author: Linux.com - All Content | Files under syndicated

A group of telecommunication companies and their software providers have come together to bring Network Functions Virtualization their data centers. NFV is an industry-developed framework to virtualize telecom networks. The group, formed unde…


Feb
25th

Google’s Project Shield Defends Small Websites from DDoS Bombardment

Author: Linux.com - All Content | Files under syndicated

Google’s Project Shield is aiming to protect news reporting and free expression on the web, and has opened itself up to applications for free protection from DDoS attacks.


Feb
25th

OPEN-O Promises Open Source NFV and SDN for Telecoms

Author: The VAR Guy | Files under syndicated

The Linux Foundation and industry partners have launched another collaborative project to advance open source software-defined networking (SDN) technology. Called OPEN-Orchestrator (OPEN-O), the initiative will focus on the telecom …


Feb
24th

Researchers Create Super-Efficient Wi-Fi

Author: ArsTechnica | Files under syndicated

Passive Wi-Fi consumes 1/10,000th the power of conventional wireless networks.