Posts Tagged: SDN

Apply Intelligent Automation and Think Differently About Networks

Incorporating new technologies, such as software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), can provide improved network functions, management and operations. There are a number of challenges to achieving digital transformation, but intelligent automation can better enable agencies to adopt SDN and NFV into their infrastructure.

Software Defined Network (SDN): Most People Miss the Point

I get asked about software-defined networks (SDN) quite often and at this point I sort of expect that most people have no idea what it means.  Yeah they can explain that SDN stands for Software Defined Networking, but then they quickly go on a rant explaining the virtues of OpenFlow[1] and how managing physical switches… Read more »

Is Your Agency On The Road To Software-Defined IT?

Cloud, mobility, the Internet of Things – these transformative technologies mandate government agencies rethink their IT strategies. Now, more than ever before, the federal government needs to rapidly deploy innovative capabilities to support a more connected and automated environment. A growing number of connections and a steadily rising influx of data to manage are creating… Read more »

Changing the Network Conversation

On August 13, Brocade co-hosted the 2014 Federal Forum with MeriTalk, bringing together leaders in government and industry to talk about changing the network conversation to bring the federal government into the 21st century.  Change can be scary, especially to a community as risk-averse as the federal government – but change is also necessary –… Read more »

Agencies Need to Get to the Cloud, Faster and Easier

This post was originally published by Anthony Robbins, VP Federal, Brocade, here. You might have heard about Brocade’s recent acquisition of a company called Vyatta. Vyatta is built on the fact that software-based networking is a critical component in network virtualization, and that software networking will actually transform those same networks into innovation platforms. The… Read more »