Northbound applications, Southbound applications, SDN security applications, SDN management applications, Layer 4-7 network services, Network automation and orchestration, Service Provider SDN applications
SDN control plane, Network hardware and SDN, SDN network virtualization, Network overlay software, SDN WAN, Campus LAN SDN, Software-defined data center, Software-defined storage, SDN testing, Service provider networks and SDN
OpenFlow, Network APIs from vendors, Cloud APIs for networking, Storage APIs, SDN-OpenFlow research, Emerging SDN protocols, SDN research
SDN strategy and ROI, SDN use cases, SDN companies, SDN certifications, skills and careers
SN blogs: This week, analysts discuss how big data initiatives are affecting businesses; one expert warns about the dangers of unknown appliances in the data center.
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Virtualization and storage spark fears of a new era of black box opaqueness for today's network engineers. But hope remains.
Provisioning and deploying a WAN and VPN is an everyday function for engineers. But can you do that for an office 4,000 miles away without leaving your office?
Successful MPLS migration takes careful consideration. Robert Sturt offers some advice about the steps you should consider before making the move.
Quality of service and service-level agreements are just a few of the considerations enterprises must keep in mind when assessing global MPLS providers.
Mark Cavaliero of Carolinas IT explains how he built a successful cloud services business by spinning out hosted private cloud services.
Instead of white-labeling or building a cloud-based email service, LAN Infotech decided to resell the service. Learn what factored into its decision.
Resell, white-label or build your own cloud-based archiving services? Of these three delivery options, Rackspace decided to white-label cloud services from Sonian.
Properly configured QoS models help VoIP networks run smoothly. The DiffServ model, in particular, is cost-effective and scalable.
Enterprises interested in cloud UC are adopting a single-tenant, cloud-based UC model rather than multi-tenant UCaaS.
Sprint, Acano and IBM featured different technologies at Enterprise Connect, but all of them were recognized for unified communications innovation.
SearchYourCloud's new tool gives users a way to search multiple cloud sync-and-share services on mobile and desktops, with file-level security.
Many companies approach mobile app development backward and don't even realize it. Prioritizing user needs over business needs will breed better results.
Any mobility initiative needs some level of enterprise management, but it's important to set objectives for business outcomes and assess user needs first.
What's causing buffer? How much buffer should ideally be available in a network switch? Is there any standard available for buffer?
Accurate mainframe testing data is hard to obtain. This overview covers testing concepts, problems and tool options for improving test data management.
Increasing physical demands of modern IT gear can pose problems for classic rack enclosures. Watch for these factors when buying new racks or equipment.