SDN use cases News
March 09, 2016
In this week's blog roundup, a survey of early adopters offers insights into the evolving definition of SDN, and several service providers join an SDN alliance.
February 26, 2016
Verizon has rolled out a managed SD-WAN service using technology from startup Viptela, in addition to a similar service using Cisco IWAN, which it introduced last year.
December 29, 2015
Next year is expected to be a breakout year for SDN development, as a large number of enterprises and service providers take their projects into production.
November 02, 2015
Software-defined networking isn't just for carriers, cloud providers and hyper-scale Web companies. Instead of asking "Why SDN?", some mainstream enterprises are asking "Why not?"
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Virtual customer premise equipment (also referred to as vCPE or cloud CPE) are enterprise network services delivered through software. While providers must manually deploy traditional, physical CPE devices onsite, they can provision and manage vCPE ... 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
Internet content providers like Facebook and Google are already using SDN to improve hyperscale data center connectivity. But more could be done. Continue Reading
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Software-defined WAN is poised to take the wide area network by storm, simplifying operations and reducing costs. Here's what you should know about the new SDN-based approach. Continue Reading
SDN analytics promises to make software-defined networks smarter than ever, culling insights from vast amounts of big data and updating operations accordingly. Continue Reading
Software-defined networking (SDN) gained early traction in companies like cloud providers with the resources to launch it and a need for its benefits. Quick to use SDN to make networks programmable, scalable and more flexible, they were up for ... Continue Reading
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Container deployments enable the rapid introduction of new applications, but they can also cause networking problems at scale. Analyst Lee Doyle says SDN will change that. Continue Reading
As more and more devices become connected -- ushering in new management, security and big data challenges -- network platform requirements will continue to evolve. Continue Reading
Software-defined networking (SDN) gained early traction with the companies that had the resources to deploy it and a clear, immediate need for its benefits: cloud providers, carriers and hyper-scale data center operators. They were 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
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
When SDN and DPI technology meet, network engineers can apply monitoring and management policy to the whole network instead of individual components. Continue Reading