Rackspace Adds Brocade’s vRouter

The vRouter is a software-based router that runs on server hardware, so it can do other things — routing (duh) or acting as a virtual private network (VPN) gateway, for instance. The attraction to the firewall piece is that cloud customers previously had been building things like firewalls out of Linux components, says John Engates, Rackspace’s CTO.

via Light Reading – Rackspace Adds Brocade’s vRouter.