Tag Archives: software-defined networking

Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: MGT Act, White House IT Modernization Report to Incite AI, Cloud Adoption

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said he expects federal agencies to advance experimentation with cloud migration and information technology upgrades driven by the passage of the Modernizing Government Technology Act and the release of the White House’s IT modernization report, FedTech Magazine reported Tuesday. Chehreh said …

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CenturyLink Network, Managed Services Win 7 Awards at MEF 2017 Event

CenturyLink has received seven awards during the MEF 2017 Awards networking event in Orlando, Florida, which recognized companies’ network and managed services offerings. The company said Friday it secured the awards for its application, service and technology innovation, including software-defined wide-area networking. Andrew Dugan, senior vice president of technology planning, network …

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Leidos-AT&T Team to Help DISA Implement Software-Based Network; Anthony Robbins Comments

A team of Leidos and AT&T has received a task order from the Defense Information Systems Agency to help transform the Department of Defense Information Network to a software-based network. Leidos said Monday the team will engineer and deploy software-defined networking controller technology into DoDIN’s backbone under the task order. The technology …

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Cameron Chehreh: Converged Tech to Drive Dell EMC’s Investment Strategy

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer at Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said converged and hyper-converged technologies will become “great focal areas” for Dell EMC, FedScoop reported Wednesday. Chehreh told the publication that software-defined networking is another information technology development that will drive Dell EMC’s investment strategy. “The last piece for us …

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VMWare’s Bill Rowan: Cloud Migration Projects to Drive Govt IT Automation

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware, has said government agencies’ cloud migration efforts and use of technologies such as software-defined networking could lead to increased automation, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Rowan, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017, told Jason Miller in an interview that automation can help agencies isolate malware during …

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Juniper’s Tim Solms: DoD Should Integrate Automation, SDN With Data Center Consolidation

Tim Solms, vice president for U.S. federal business and managing director of worldwide government at Juniper Networks, has said the Defense Department should implement automation and software-defined networking efforts as it works to consolidate data centers. Solms wrote in a commentary for Federal News Radio published Monday that the adoption of SDN …

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CenturyLink to Implement Additional Network Services Under DoD Fiber Optic Net Contract

CenturyLink has added software-defined networking and network functions virtualization services to a previously awarded contract that requires the company to install a fiber-optic network for the Defense Department. The company said Wednesday it will implement SDN and NFV services at Defense Research and Engineering Network sites to help DoD transition to a “scalable” …

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DISA Releases VMware NSX Security Technical Implementation Guide for DoD Network; Bill Rowan Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has released a Security Technical Implementation Guide for VMware‘s NSX software-defined networking platform to verify the technology’s compliance with security requirements for installation on Defense Department networks. VMware said Monday STIG confirms that the NSX implementation follows DoD cybersecurity policies, standards, architectures, security controls and validation procedures, as well as applies NIST SP …

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