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February 03, 2016
ICYMI: Versa Networks and EMC present providers with turnkey 'vCPE in a box;' Aryaka released a new managed SD-WAN service; and ONUG formed a hybrid cloud working group.
January 15, 2016
Many network engineers position themselves as specialists, but one SDN blogger says it's time to stop. Also in this blog roundup: network resolutions and predictions for 2016.
January 08, 2016
In our latest roundup of posts from SDN blogs, analysts explore network functions virtualization trends, SD-WAN adoption rates and software-defined security tools.
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.
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Virtual CPE is one of the largest drivers of NFV deployment. Analyst Lee Doyle explains how the technology will help providers meet shifting business requirements. Continue Reading
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SDN for small business: Does it make sense? Networking engineer Nick Buraglio says maybe someday, but we're not there yet. 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
ONOS' latest release, called "Emu," includes updates to the Central Office Re-architected as Datacenter. Analyst Dan Conde explains what they entail. Continue Reading
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SD-WANs can create new risks and challenges, but they also offer new rewards if users follow good networking principles. Continue Reading
Building a compelling business case for NFV is challenging, but essential. Telecom expert Tom Nolle explains how to convince CFOs that the time is right for implementation. 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
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
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