DPDK has extended its reach beyond packet processing and could be a universal API for other acceleration functions needed for effective NFV.
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Achieving standard, commodity uCPEs will be a longer journey than anticipated.
To succeed in SD-WAN, service providers will need to transform their organization and improve their selling skills. Can they do it?
Companies are rebranding their SDN products as SD-WAN, dynamic networking, agile networking, or cloud-native network to avoid being part of the SDN hype.
The analyst firm also predicts that by 2023 more than 90 percent of WAN edge infrastructure initiatives will be based on SD-WAN.
Express lanes to clouds and internet exchange points will drive the next stage of SD-WAN competition.
Gartner's recent 2018 Magic Quadrant report for WAN Edge Infrastructure provides a good overview of the SD-WAN market but its viewpoints may be a bit old-fashioned.
IT organizations complain that the lack of SDN-specific skills among engineers is resulting in a slow transition to virtualization but engineers don’t have much incentive to get those skills.
It's been more than six years since NFV became a reality but for service providers the transformation is far from over.
Google, nVidia, IBM face a new formidable AI challenger in Huawei.
Huawei’s recent AI portfolio release emphasizes that AI isn’t just a collection of fancy machine learning libraries but is instead a facet of a much larger, living system.
European test lab EANTC tested several SD-WAN vendors solutions and compared their scalability and performance.
Some companies argue that providing access to a POP network via cloud gateways is a competitive advantage.
At the SD-WAN Summit 2018 in Paris, one of the more contentious debates was which will come first: next-generation firewall or new SD-WAN capabilities?
WiFi, fixed access, and satellites are promising technologies that operators should consider as viable alternatives to fiber or microwave for 5G backhaul.