SDN network virtualization 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.
March 17, 2016
AT&T is seeking developer input in deciding whether to open source its ECOMP SDN platform for self-service networking.
March 02, 2016
The new Cisco NFV software stack will eventually run on any Intel-based x86 server.
February 26, 2016
Introduced at Mobile World Congress, the latest Cisco NFV technology is an all-in-one package of computing, storage and networking infrastructure.
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NFV versus VNF: SDN engineer Darien Hirotsu explains the differences between network functions virtualization and virtual network functions. Continue Reading
NFV MANO (network functions virtualization management and orchestration), also called MANO, is an architectural framework for managing and orchestrating virtualized network functions (VNFs) and other software components. Continue Reading
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Software networking includes elements of SDN, NFV and network virtualization, which have taken the industry by storm; it also supports advances like 5G wireless and hybrid cloud. Continue Reading
SDN's use as virtual wire to provide network transport could get the technology out of the data center to underlay SD-WAN better than Ethernet or IP and benefit optical networks. Continue Reading
Service providers deploy SDN and NFV technologies at different paces for two main reasons: issues with the organization's business case and slow-going standards progress. Continue Reading
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Dynamic virtual network services are using NFV to provide new enterprise services faster and cheaper by removing the need for expensive hardware deployments from the equation. Continue Reading
The principal motivation behind SDN deployments is the need for a responsive and nimble IT organization. While the network architecture is definitely in the future, not all are ready for it. Continue Reading
Software containers offer attractive alternatives to hypervisors, but in large-scale deployments, they can cause problems for network engineers. Continue Reading
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To advance adoption, SDN has to meet high-speed networking demands. One solution may be the emerging concept of inverse virtualization for traffic processing. Continue Reading
Container networking can cause issues at scale. Networking expert Jeff Loughridge suggests ways network engineers can work around such challenges. Continue Reading