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Software Defined Networking Standards and Research News
December 05, 2017
VMware NSX-T upgrade gets support for the Pivotal Container Service and the Pivotal Cloud Foundry. The update is designed to improve the use of vSphere in hybrid clouds.
November 29, 2017
The new ONAP architecture release offers a modular platform for carriers and service providers looking to automate their networks. Also, MEF 3.0 shifts focus to global services.
October 31, 2017
The 2017 ONUG conference focused on new uses for SD-WAN, the development of standards and offered a sneak peek into emerging technologies, like containerization and automation.
October 11, 2017
MEF published the Sonata and Presto APIs and also said it will work with ONAP to govern how service providers can automate and orchestrate their software-based networks.
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Network functions virtualization (NFV) is an initiative to virtualize network services traditionally run on proprietary, dedicated hardware. Continue Reading
An open API, also known as a public API, is an application programming interface that allows the owner of a network-accessible service to give universal access to consumers of that service, such as developers. Continue Reading
APIs are vital to open the communication lines between cloud apps, and proper management of those APIs is also critical. Learn how Azure's API service can kick start that process. Continue Reading
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Intent-based networking systems promise a new way to deliver network services. But the concept needs to be fine-tuned before it can usher in a new era of network automation. Continue Reading
As hybrid cloud use takes hold, enterprises need to create a multicloud architecture that integrates different cloud platforms to seamlessly route data from one to another. Continue Reading
Choosing between SDN open source and vendor-provided options is easier when you know some of the available choices. Industry analyst Lee Doyle lists some of the options. Continue Reading
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It's time to dive in with ONOS. Network pro Patrick Hubbard shares his recent experiences testing the open SDN operating system, and how you can try it, too. Continue Reading
SDN promises to change how networking pros work. Analyst Shamus McGillicuddy shares the top priorities of enterprises tackling SDN retraining. Continue Reading
This week, analysts discuss Arista's new SDN controller for cloud networks as well as SD-WAN's effectiveness in computing best path. Continue Reading
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When it comes to programming languages, is it better to become an expert in one or a jack-of-all-trades? Networking pro Will Murrell recommends familiarizing yourself with three. Continue Reading
Networking pros continue to argue about what 'real SDN' is. Here is a breakdown of the major SDN categories that exist in research and real-world environments. Continue Reading
NFV aims for dynamic network provisioning and orchestration, requiring a new network management model that integrates legacy and virtual resources. Continue Reading