SDN strategy and ROI
- May 03, 2018
Enterprises are undergoing SD-WAN testing to gauge how the technology can offer better WAN control, IHS Markit says. Also, OPNFV releases Fraser to support cloud-native applications.
- January 12, 2017
One SDN blogger discusses I2RS, a hybrid model of SDN in the works, while another expert categorizes NFV and SDN vendors. Also, ONF updates its vision after its merge with ON.Lab.
- December 01, 2016
While some networking pros say white-box switching is the 'next big thing,' others argue that's a myth that needs busting. As usual, enterprises must consider the business case.
- March 29, 2016
In this roundup of notable blog posts from around the Web, one analyst says SD-WAN could render certain NFV services irrelevant; another has advice for green networking pros.
- February 26, 2016
SDN pioneer Martin Casado is leaving VMware, and analysts say the departure is unlikely to affect VMware's SDN tech strategy.
- 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.
- November 30, 2015
A survey shows more than half of telecom pros are considering NFV; Talari focuses on financing SD-WAN; and Platform9 broadens private cloud management.
- 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?"
- November 02, 2015
After years of hype, high-profile mergers and proven use cases, enterprises hesitated to use SDN. Is it finally time for it to secure a spot in mainstream networks?
- September 03, 2015
How big is the SD-WAN market? One blogger says to take your best guess. And a network engineer argues that the ONF's definition of SDN is "mostly useless."
- August 24, 2015
Fiber Mountain says its optical switch dramatically outperforms standard SDN switches in data center latency, while ScienceLogic will support Cisco's ACI.
- August 13, 2015
Some speculate that SDN could prevent a network outage like the one that brought United Airlines to a screeching halt. Others, however, say the industry needs an SDN reality check.
- June 22, 2015
Enterprises say retraining and cultural changes stemming from SDN development are more difficult to solve than technological challenges.
- May 05, 2015
Companies should adopt an SDN strategy that introduces software in manageable portions to avoid network disruptions.