Learn about 3 different models of a software-defined access network (SDAN) and how it can be applied to any access technology including the SDN framework.
Communications equipment suppliers are ready to report on the second quarter. Earnings in the next few quarters will be interesting to watch with major shifts occurring in telecom spending, including fear over AT&T's recent spending slowdown...
Heading off the opener-than-thou wars that are erupting among vendors, the IT executives in ONUG have defined what they expect out of open networks, from architectural elements to expected cost savings.
The companies' new product-integration roadmap includes plans for Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS), Nexus, and ACI — and, on Microsoft’s side, Cloud OS and Microsoft Azure.
Architecting large-scale networks across data center sites requires striking a balance between high bandwidth and low latency. Sign up for our next DemoFriday with Plexxi and Iron Mountain to learn how they’re using SDN for a meshed network to...
A fixed-configuration switch with dual 100G uplinks marks Arista's first product launch since going public. While '100G' is nice, the supposed 1,000x advantage in memory buffer size is a bit more eye-opening.
This latest installment of Nuage Networks’ video series on SDN explains how the technology moves organizations beyond the traditional, time-intensive, request-based model of provisioning to harness the power of the cloud.
Containers have caught on as a way to pool resources in the cloud. But it stands to reason that you'd need some way to connect all those pooled resources, right? That's why Docker and Kubernetes developers are looking in the direction of SDN.
Mark your calendar for a DemoFriday with Cisco on August 15, when Cisco gives an end-to-end tour of its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), its architecture designed to provide software flexibility with the scalability of hardware performance.
Explore why virtualizing a self-organinzing network (SON) is beneficial to operator to deploy SON on top of NFV for optimal network management and why self-organizing networks’ true home is in cloud.
In this week's roundup: the Cisco/Rackspace theory that just won't die, Midokura's adventures in partner-hunting, and IBM's plan to throw $3B in the general direction of the cloud.
Take a deeper look at MPLS-TP OAM and new extensions needed to OpenFlow as we pave the way to carrier grade software-defined networking.
Has little Midokura found a big partner? The startup was a winner of Nokia Networks' Open Innovation Challenge, but whether that translates into a partnership won't be known until after Midokura visits Finland.
What can a network engineer learn from DevOps to improve their work? Here are seven DevOps practices that are potentially valuable for IT professionals.
What does “open” really mean when some systems are built on open source but aren’t actually open themselves? Knowing what “open” involves is a critical first step to understanding open source business models and open source ecosystems.