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Cloud orchestration and APIs News
February 08, 2018
A Gartner report says enterprises waiting on vendors for networking innovation are missing out on the better technology coming from cloud providers.
December 05, 2017
VMware NSX-T upgrade gets support for the Pivotal Container Service and the Pivotal Cloud Foundry. The update is designed to improve the use of vSphere in hybrid clouds.
October 31, 2017
The 2017 ONUG conference focused on new uses for SD-WAN, the development of standards and offered a sneak peek into emerging technologies, like containerization and automation.
October 11, 2017
MEF published the Sonata and Presto APIs and also said it will work with ONAP to govern how service providers can automate and orchestrate their software-based networks.
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Intent-based networking systems promise a new way to deliver network services. But the concept needs to be fine-tuned before it can usher in a new era of network automation. Continue Reading
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NFV aims for dynamic network provisioning and orchestration, requiring a new network management model that integrates legacy and virtual resources. Continue Reading
OpenStack's networking service, Neutron, integrates provisioning and management of network resources into the orchestration of IT infrastructure. Continue Reading
Software-defined networking could solve the problems that Ethernet and IP networking pose to Network-as-a-Service by centralizing a connection permission policy. Continue Reading
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Cloud providers want an API for the network layer to control the flow of specific applications -- a capability we see emerging with OpenFlow and software-defined networks. Continue Reading