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May 09, 2018
Following Telefonica's existing Nuage Networks' SD-WAN deployment, the service provider announced it's in the process of using Nuage to deploy software-defined data centers.
April 04, 2018
An IDC report named Apstra, Big Switch Networks, Plexxi and Pluribus Networks as SDN providers to watch; Martello aims to validate Elfiq-based SD-WAN; and Aryaka extends to China.
December 20, 2017
Check out the top SDN and SD-WAN news and trends stories from 2017 to prepare for what comes next in 2018.
August 10, 2017
The Cisco acquisition of Viptela -- and its available SD-WAN options -- leads one industry observer to believe Cisco IWAN doesn't have long to live. Lumina Networks spins off from Brocade and will continue to support the SDN controller.
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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
When selecting NFV platforms, communication service providers should look for highly reliable middleware that allows them to adapt their networks over time. 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
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The future of SDN could show variations of the technology becoming more prominent among enterprises, as organizations look increasingly toward programmability and automation. 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
SD-WAN providers extend far beyond the most well-known names in networking. Consider the smaller or niche players when checking out good options. Continue Reading
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Network engineer and software-defined networking pro Will Murrell considers whether formal SDN certification and training is worth the time, expense and effort. Continue Reading
The Open Network Install Environment's community of vendors offers an open install environment for bare-metal switches using its Linux-based OS installer. Continue Reading
To network pros, the Internet of Things means complexity and zillions of devices to manage. SDN and network orchestration may solve those challenges. Continue Reading
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Connecting an audience to the motion and music of a dance production takes more than dance and musical skills. For one professor, it required network flexibility and the Cradlepoint AER2100 router. Continue Reading
Glen Kemp breaks down the differences between Broadcom and Intel SDN chips and reference designs. Continue Reading
VMware has revised their cloud, data center virtualization and end-user computing programs, in addition to developing a network virtualization one. Continue Reading