Business Cloud News

Brocade makes play for DevOps market with StackStorm acquisition


Networking vendor Brocade has acquired StackStorm, a start-up that builds software for automating datacentre operations.

Brocade to snap up Riverbed’s SteelApp biz in NFV play

Brocade is buying Riverbed's virtualised ADC business to strengthen its expertise in NFV

Storage and networking tech vendor Brocade has signalled its intent to acquire Riverbed Technology’s SteelApp portfolio, which includes a virtualised application delivery controller for cloud-based applications.

Telefonica tests capabilities of virtualization with Brocade partnership

Telefonica and Brocade are exploring virtualized capabilities

The quest for virtualization in the network operator community is turning into something of an arms race as much for the vendor ecosystem as for the carriers. On Tuesday Telefónica partnered with networking specialist Brocade to explore the capabilities of virtualized networkappliances running on off the shelf, Intel-based hardware.

Brocade goes after carrier virtualization

Brocade is redoubling its efforts to bring networking virtualisation offerings to market

Networking specialist Brocade has unveiled a virtualization platform aimed squarely at the cloud and telecommunications service providers sector. The offering uses all the appropriate open source and modular terminology that has become synonymous with Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN).

Joy Gardham joins Brocade to bolster networking business in Western Europe

Joy Gardham, Regional Sales Director – Western Europe, Brocade

Brocade announced today the appointment of Joy Gardham to the position of regional sales director for Western Europe as the company looks to bolster its nascent networking business and claw market share away from established vendors like Cisco.

Brocade appoints Ari Bose as CIO

Ari Bose, chief information officer, Brocade

Networking and storage solutions provider Brocade announced today that the company has appointed networking and tech veteran Ari Bose to the position of chief information officer.

Brocade to lay off 300, focus on networking and SDN

Brocade says the layoffs are part of a strategy to realign internal resources towards growing its networking business and SDN efforts

Networking and storage specialist Brocade is planning to lay off about 300 staff members, or approximately 7 per cent of its workforce globally over the coming months, according to a recent disclosure with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

OpenDaylight Project (partially) lifts curtain on SDN platform

OpenDaylight Project took the wraps off the initial release of its open-source SDN architecture, dubbed OpenDaylight Hydrogen

The industry-supported open source OpenDaylight project took the wraps off the first release of “Hydrogen” today, its software defined networking architecture billed to accelerate the adoption of SDN among enterprise IT and network providers.