News Category: Networking

Researchers Reveal SDN Security Vulnerability, Propose Solution

Three Italian researchers have published a paper highlighting a security vulnerability in software-defined networking (SDN) that isn't intrinsic to legacy networks. It's not a showstopper, though, and they propose a solution to protect against it. "It" is a new attack they call Know Your Enemy (KYE...
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Greg Burns
Greg Burns says IoTivity and AllJoyn have a lot in common. Similarities include standardized wire protocols, schema definitions, and data models, as well as an IP multicast based proximal discovery scheme that lets devices find and communicate each other without requiring a cloud service.

How IoTivity and AllJoyn Could Combine

At the Embedded Linux Conference in April, Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) Executive Director Mike Richmond concluded his keynote on the potential for interoperability between the OCF’s IoTivity IoT framework and the AllSeen Alliance’s AllJoyn spec by inviting to the stage Greg Burns, the chief...
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NV Gains Momentum for a Secure DMZ

NV technologies make it possible to employ virtual firewalls that can be attached to specific applications and segregate them based on risk. This is the concept of building a secure DMZ in the data center. The end result is that the virtual firewall is not only capable of examining every packet...
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NGINX’s Plan to Create a $1 Billion Business from its Open Source Software

NGINX Inc. has a set an ambitious goal for itself: To become a $1 billion company within the next eight to 10 years. It will not be an easy task, especially given that its biggest competitor may be its own well-engineered open source software. For NGINX, the key to success will be to successfully...
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Citrix Gives Away Netscaler Containers for Free

Having put Netscaler’s load balancing software into containers, Citrix is now handing out free samples. Netscaler CPX Express, a developer version of the CPX container, is available for free downloading, the company announced yesterday at LinuxCon North America in Toronto. There’s even a catchy URL...
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Networking, Security and Storage
A new eBook titled "Networking, Security & Storage with Docker & Containers," edited by The New Stack’s Editor-in-Chief Alex Williams, covers the latest approaches to networking containers, including native efforts by Docker to create efficient and secure networking practices.

Networking, Security & Storage with Docker & Containers: A Free eBook Covers the Essentials

With this week’s ContainerCon event underway in Toronto, new ways to manage and automate workloads are taking center stage. Container education is in the spotlight as well, and that’s where a new, free eBook from the editors at The New Stack comes in. Networking, Security & Storage with Docker...
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How Hardware Can Boost NFV Adoption

Hardware acceleration can boost adoption of network function virtualization (NFV) technology by providing a more powerful platform. These days there’s clearly a massive amount of interest in all things relating to network function virtualization (NFV). But based on historical trends, the adoption...
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PLUMgrid Advances SDN with CloudSecure

Software Defined Networking (SDN) vendor PLUMgrid is helping to secure it product portfolio and its customers with a new technology it calls CloudSecure. The goal with CloudSecure is to help provide policy and structure for organizations to build secure micro-segmented networking in the cloud. "...
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Linux Foundation Conquers the World, or at Least Becomes Quite Influential in SDN & NFV

Open source projects are new to networking, but they’ve been cropping up all over the place in the last couple of years. And many of them are gravitating toward the Linux Foundation. Some of them were originally independent groups. The Open Network Operating System (ONOS) for example, was founded...
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Top 5 Open Source Web Servers

Statistics show us that well over 80% of web applications and websites are powered by open source web servers. In this article, I look at the most popular open source web servers, and briefly review their history, technology, features, and more. I will also provide some tips so you can easily...
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