VMware’s big networking and storage virtualization breakthroughs have irked some of its partners in the field.
Lots of personnel moves at and between VMware and parent company EMC (and spinoff Pivotal Initiative as it gets ready to launch.) Also: Cisco and NetApp launch more FlexPods.
VMware’s planned acquisition of Nicra for $1.25 billion represents the evolution of networking beyond the hardware-dominated point of view that has sustained the industry for decades. Here’s what that means for startups in the networking realm as well as for the industry giants.
“Infrastructure of the future will be programmed,” says Dante Malagrinò, Co-Founder and CEO of Embrane, at GigaOM’s Structure conference on Thursday.
The world of information technology is always changing, but in the last six years it has started to change more rapidly. We celebrate the people who are orchestrating this change. Here’s ten innovators that are changing the game of Internet infrastructure.
A radical change in networking will be unlocked by the combination of commodity networking hardware and software defined networks, but we are in the early days. The technologies will inevitably go through the tried and true hype cycle, but that cycle has indeed started.