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2012, 5:54 PM
More on Cisco: The company shows it's serious about software-defined networking (SDN) by...
More on Cisco: The company shows it's serious about software-defined networking (SDN) by acquiring vCider, a developer of a software-based controller for managing switches that span multiple data centers. Cisco plans to use vCider's tech in SDN solutions that supports the OpenStack cloud infrastructure platform. The threat posed by SDN has been weighing on the Street since VMware (VMW) bought Nicira. GigaOm notes vCider's software bears a resemblance to VMware's VXLAN. (also)