Increased data center virtualization will drive enterprises to develop software-defined networking pilot projects in 2014, and network security will remain a priority as organizations grapple with the BYOD trend, experts said.
Infonetics Research’s “2013 Data Center and SDN Strategies: North American Enterprise Survey” found that respondents expect more than half of the servers in their data centers will be virtualized by 2015, and this uptake of virtual servers as well as switches will pave the way for SDN. Read my full article on Network Computing.
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F5 has announced Mobile App Manager, a new set of products and services that puts F5 squarely in the mobile device management space. F5 aims to address one of the key challenges of mobile devices: how to protect corporate apps and data on mobile devices that are owned by the end user. [Read about this and more at Network Computing]
VMware has released a new product and upgrades to its suite of VDI products. The suite consists of three packages, all under the Horizon brand: Horizon View, Horizon Mirage and Horizon Workspace, a new product. [Read about this and more at Network Computing]
McAfee has released Real Time for ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) software that lets enterprises gather up information about any computer for real-time analysis during investigations of security incidents. [Read about this and more at Network Computing]
F5 Networks has snapped up the startup LineRate Systems. The company created Line Rate Proxy, software that provides Layer 7 services such as load balancing, acceleration, SSL offload and traffic management. [This story and more news at Network Computing]
The latest version of Opscode’s Private Chef is now available and has been deployed by Facebook to automate systems configuration in the social network’s Web-tier infrastructure, including thousands of servers. Private Chef uses the codebase of Opscode Chef 11, also just released, and features a new management console and centralized activity reporting. [Read more on Network Computing]