Service provider networks and SDN News
March 14, 2017
There's a lot of talk about digital transformation in the tech industry, but to obtain it, enterprises need to undertake network transformation. That's where SDN can help.
January 13, 2017
Viptela, a startup in the SD-WAN market, taps former Cisco exec Praveen Akkiraju as its new CEO. Akkiraju's immediate goal for Viptela is to help customers migrate to the cloud.
December 21, 2016
As 2016 draws to a close, SD-WAN paced SDN trends as it permeated the SDN world; Cisco and VMware dominated SDN deployments; and concerns remain about training.
November 11, 2016
Facebook has completed its open source 100 Gb data center pod. The technology for hyperscale data centers includes a second-generation modular switching platform called Backpack.
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Network operators are in full balancing-act mode while embracing software networking, changing services and lower operations costs. And the timing only has to be perfect. Continue Reading
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With vWAN providers changing the traditional three-legged WAN structure, carriers need to develop new WAN plans and services using SDN and NFV to keep enterprises on their networks. Continue Reading
A new group of ISVs is producing exciting NFV applications that bring automation to a range of network services. But these developers face enormous challenges in establishing a new set of technologies. Continue Reading
NFV aims for dynamic network provisioning and orchestration, requiring a new network management model that integrates legacy and virtual resources. Continue Reading