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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The benefits of SDN include flexibility, control, reduced costs and increased performance. As it's becoming more widely used, you should familiarize yourself with its processes. Continue Reading
Network functions virtualization (NFV) is an initiative to virtualize network functions previously carried out by dedicated hardware. Continue Reading
NFVi (network functions virtualization infrastructure) is a pool of virtual and physical resources that enables the deployment of virtual network functions in carrier networks. Service providers use NFVi to create environments that enable NFV. Continue Reading
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Ethernet switches, Wi-Fi APs and routers may be the only physical network infrastructure you need in a virtual-, SDN- and cloud-based future, according to networking expert Craig Mathias. Continue Reading
Virtual EPC presents mobile operators with significant new business opportunities, including the chance to participate in the growing IoT market. 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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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
SDN engineer Darien Hirotsu explains how SDN can help solve the challenges presented by east-west traffic flow in the data center. Continue Reading