Two years ago, The Fabric observed the disruptive trend of broadband, mobility and cloud services and looked to co-create a venture that can leverage those trends and build value in the white space. Accordingly, the question The Fabric went out to answer along with the lead entrepreneurs of VeloCloud was: Can cloud-networking be applied to […]

SDN, big data, and the self-optimizing network SDN will eventually relieve the burden of manual reconfiguration, but only when we collect and process enough data to enable the network to optimize itself By Michael Bushong | InfoWorld SDN (software-defined networking) gains more mind share every day. The concept of reinventing networking to better match today’s applications […]

The growth of cloud and mobile computing is driving enormous changes in networks, and startups are emerging to take advantage of those shifts. Now new ways to create those startups are emerging too. Consider The Fabric, an incubator whose name is meant to evoke the mesh-like connections of a network, and which has been stealthily operating […]

Join Us! Thursday, October 17, 2013 6:00 PM Hacker Dojo -599 Fairchild Drive, Mountain View, CA (map) Synopsis The Fabric is sponsoring this edition of Tech Talk! JR Rivers will cover the general changes occurring in data center networks today along with the drivers. He will talk a bit about switch HW architectures and silicon. […]

Data Centers have changed tremendously since my days at Exodus Communications, and even from the time of my stint at NetScaler (Citrix) and Ankeena (Juniper): Cloud services (SaaS/PaaS/IaaS) have become mainstream Network as a service (NWaaS) is catching on fast (eg., WebSense et al.) Utilization for COTS (common off the shelf) componentry is becoming the […]

Join Us! Wednesday, July 31, 2013 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM WSGR 650 Page Mill Rd., Palo Alto, CA (map) Its time to bring the data center to the world of Big data. Today’s data centers are highly virtualized, have fluid resources across storage, compute and networking elements and are extremely difficult to manage and optimize. Data driven machine learning algorithms […]

TiEcon 2013 TiEcon 2013 is guaranteed to mesmerize with the hottest topics delivered by brilliant experts. In addition to compelling content in the Entrepreneurs Track on Saturday, TiEcon 2013 will devote Friday entirely to three high-growth tracks – Mobile, Big Data and Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI). Attendees can expect the usual high-impact networking opportunities in […]

SVForum Quarterly Venture Breakfast – Forecast for 2013 & Beyond: Cloudy with a Chance of… The forecast is in and cloudy days are still ahead for 2013 and beyond. Cloud computing has become much more than a buzzword and we now know the cloud(s) are here to stay. Greater connectivity, integration, and security are continuing […]

October 25th, 2012 The Fabric Networking Event Rajan Raghavan, Prabakar Sundarrajan and Sumant Mandal invite you to a fun evening of wine tasting, entertainment and mixing with thought leaders in the once again evolving areas of new network architectures. Mobility, cloud, Big Data and commodity hardware and software have changed the networking landscape – big […]

The Fabric, a company co-creator, is a unique approach to inspire, incubate, and invest in the next generation of innovative technology companies that are creating a new flexible and efficient network architecture. Profound changes in the industry, driven by the proliferation of connected devices, diverse network access mechanisms, speeds and quality, with more and more […]