Network overlay software News
August 05, 2016
In this SDN blog roundup, one networking pro looks at a new VMware tool for managing certifications, while another assesses new NFV-based managed security services.
July 21, 2016
SearchNetworking's latest Network Innovation Award winner uses cloud-optimized routing to speed up internet performance, working like Waze or Google Maps for networks.
July 11, 2016
Glue Networks has added support for more than a dozen network products in its orchestration engine. The Gluware engine provides greater SD automation.
March 30, 2016
In recent SDN-related news, NEC and PLUMgrid have both upgraded their SDN suites, and the CIO of the United States will address the Open Networking User Group's Spring conference.
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An overlay network is a telecommunications network that is built on top of another network and is supported by its infrastructure. Continue Reading
The vEPC offers a framework to support converged voice and data on 4G Long-Term Evolution networks. vEPC is the abstraction of Evolved Packet Core components into software that runs on generic servers, potentially cutting costs and improving service... Continue Reading
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We'll keep things simple: Software-defined WAN simplifies the WAN; enterprises aiming for successful SD-WAN use cases need simplified options; and, in this video, Nemertes Research analyst John Burke simplifies SD-WAN. Continue Reading
Future campus LAN SDN management will be needed to deal with LAN applications that have migrated to the cloud, creating on-premises network ghost towns. Continue Reading
New SDN projects like Flannel and Weave Net are developer-friendly and Docker-compatible. Analyst Dan Conde explains why you might want to consider the new kids on the SDN block. Continue Reading
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Cisco is using open SDN technology to make its Nexus switches more appealing to services providers, enterprises. Continue Reading
While data centers typically use an IP fabric under their network overlays, ISPs may find that MPLS fabric makes more sense as backbone underlays. Continue Reading
ISPs are weighing potential benefits of network overlays in the backbone, including increased agility, faster service provisioning and lower Opex. Continue Reading
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The goal of SDN is dynamic networks, so it's crucial to understand the concepts of network orchestration and virtualization -- the keys to flexibility. Continue Reading
There are ways to use network virtualization technology in your existing network that let traditional and virtual architectures complement each other. Continue Reading
Network virtualization technology is now generally available, and it won't require a rip-and-replace. A hybrid approach may be the best way to begin. Continue Reading