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Gary Kinghorn

Email: Gary.Kinghorn@alcatel-lucent.com
Twitter: @gkinghorn
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gkinghorn

Gary Kinghorn is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Nuage Networks specializing in software defined networking (SDN) and cloud automation solutions. Previously he was a Sr. Marketing Manager at Cisco in Data Center Networking, focused on ACI, other SDN solutions and the virtual networking portfolio. He has held similar roles for networking and security companies including HP, 3Com and RSA Security.

Nuage Networks Evolves SDN/SD-WAN Platform to Broader Use Cases, Diverse Cloud Environments in Release 4.0 – Part 3

[Note: This is part 3 of a 3-part blog post on Nuage Networks release 4.0. Part 1 | Part 2]

In this final installment of our blog series on Nuage Networks release 4.0 enhancements, we look at the data center and cloud SDN features.

Data Center SDN Enhancements in Release 4.0
Nuage Networks is a pioneer in DC SDN, having delivered one of the first DC network automation solutions back in 2012. Since then the Nuage Networks DC SDN product (called VCS or Virtual Cloud Services) has grown in f [...]

Nuage Networks Evolves SDN/SD-WAN Platform to Broader Use Cases, Diverse Cloud Environments in Release 4.0 – Part 2

[Note: This is part 2 of a 3-part blog post on Nuage Networks release 4.0. Part 1 | Part 3]

Continuing our series on major enhancements in Nuage Networks release 4.0, in this post we explore major security enhancements in the new Virtualized Security Services component of the VSP architecture.

Virtualized Security Services (VSS): Software Defined Security for DC and WAN
Nuage Networks is delivering a new software defined security offering called Virtualized Security Services (VSS) that is [...]

Nuage Networks Evolves SDN/SD-WAN Platform to Broader Use Cases, Diverse Cloud Environments in Release 4.0 – Part 1

[Note: This is part 1 of a 3-part blog post on Nuage Networks release 4.0. Part 2 | Part 3]

Over the past 12 months Nuage Networks has achieved a major product milestone with release 4.0 of our software, covering both Data Center SDN and SD-WAN product lines. While significantly enhancing the capabilities of both our DC and SD-WAN products, we are also introducing a software defined security solution that covers DC as well as branch as part of release 4.0.

As a leader in SDN and policy-bas [...]

Seven Great Reasons to Get Virtuoso Certified

Beyond the excellent training you’ll receive from courses in the Nuage Networks Virtuoso Certification Program, there are a lot of other great reasons to get a Virtuoso certification as highlighted in this post.

For those of you who may not be familiar with the certification program, we’re talking about Nuage Networks’ industry training and certification program. The program is designed for engineers, operations, installation, and support personnel involved with implementing networks an [...]

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Exponential-e announces Nuage Networks as partner for new SD-WAN service

Today, Exponential-e, a UK provider of cloud connectivity, business Internet and IT services, announced that they would be using Nuage Networks Virtualized Network Services (VNS) platform as the basis for newly announced SD-WAN services that they are rolling out to customers. Exponential-e is a leader in WAN service delivery with a 100GigE core network, including MPLS VPNs, with enterprise-grade security and end-to-end Service Level Agreements (SLAs). They are the UK’s pioneer of corporate Vir [...]

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Network Field Day 12 at Nuage Networks

Last week Nuage Networks participated in Network Field Day (NFD12), a bi-annual tour of leading networking experts and bloggers through Silicon Valley and San Francisco catching up on the latest and greatest trends in cloud networking and security. The event was streamed online, but for those that missed it, the recordings of the presentations and demos, and the slides themselves are captured below.
We made several new announcements and previewed some upcoming features, so it’s well worth pa [...]

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Nuage PCI Compliance Report Highlights Advantages of Microsegmentation

This week Nuage Networks released a white paper validating compliance of our latest 4.0 release with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). PCI DSS requires merchants and service providers that store, process or transmit cardholder data to adopt information security controls and processes to ensure consumer protection. As the payment processing chain undergoes rapid evolution as more and more transactions migrate online, while major processing infrastructures migrate to shar [...]

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OpenShift Ecosystem: Nuage Networks Delivers Policy-based Networking and Security for Red Hat OpenShift

Modern cloud applications are increasingly being developed using lightweight, modular container formats for server virtualization as opposed to traditional virtual machines. To facilitate the automation, monitoring and management of container-based applications and infrastructures, Red Hat® has developed the Red Hat OpenShift container management solution. OpenShift adds developer and operation-centric tools to accelerate application development, deployment and long-term lifecycle maintenance o [...]

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Nuage Networks at Ignite 2016; VSP Integration with Palo Alto Networks and Mirantis OpenStack

This week Nuage Networks is attending the Palo Alto Networks Ignite Cybersecurity Conference in sunny Las Vegas. Security policy orchestration in cloud networks has become a leading use case for SDN overlay networks, and we are showing off our capabilities with Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Next-Generation Firewalls along with Mirantis OpenStack cloud orchestration. The end result is a highly scalable, easily managed, secure infrastructure for large enterprises, service providers and carrier grad [...]

Labels are the new metadata – New Docker experimental plugin

As described in this blog post, we have recently launched a preview of our integration with the RedHat OpenShift platform, bringing the power of policy-driven networking to container-based application and microservices.

One of the important aspects of the Kubernetes-based platforms – like e.g. RedHat OpenShift -- is the flexibility of using labels to describe application-level metadata. When used in conjunction with Nuage Networks Virtualized Services Platform, labels can be used to express [...]

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