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November 24, 2014
UOL will offer software-defined network services in its public cloud with Embrane's Heleos software.
September 29, 2014
This week, SDN bloggers review the Cisco, Tail-F acquisition, how SDN can be used for content filtering, the software-defined data center and the OpFlex protocol.
August 25, 2014
This week's SDN bloggers take a look at controller use cases and the cloud, Cisco ACI, the history of load balancing, and how to deal with schema changes.
June 23, 2014
SDN bloggers examine the future of Docker networking and why there have been no good open source BGP implementations.
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Vendors will tell you all the reasons you should buy SDN, but we talked to a group of IT leaders who explain why they can't yet recommend SDN investment. (Think: security!) Continue Reading
Now that SDN controllers can reach into optical networks, the technology could boost the performance and cost efficiency of carrier Ethernet services. Continue Reading
When SDN and DPI technology meet, network engineers can apply monitoring and management policy to the whole network instead of individual components. Continue Reading
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Let's face it: It'll be a while until we see widespread SDN investment. On this Reddit thread, network engineers demand an end to crappy marketing jargon, and tell vendors what they really need from SDN. Continue Reading
SDN proves it isn't just for the data center, as wireless LAN vendors consider new architecture options for improved interoperability and performance gains. Continue Reading
Enterprises aren't ready to revamp entire networks for SDN, but it's not a zero-sum game. A hybrid SDN strategy introduces it gradually or partially. Continue Reading
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SDN and NFV are not part and parcel to each other, but when the two sets of technology meet they advance each other's capabilities. Continue Reading
In mobile networks today, it can take months to deploy infrastructure and services, but SDN and NFV allow for orchestration and dynamic provisioning. Continue Reading
If SDN and wireless LANs both run on a controller-centric architecture, why not combine the two for unified wired and wireless network management? Continue Reading
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David Goldberg explains the origins of OpenDaylight controller code and offers resources for developers looking to learn more about the existing code base. Continue Reading
While migrating to software-defined networking, hybrid SDN and traditional networks must support both physical and virtual switching environments. 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