Even enterprises not in a multi-cloud environment must begin making their security decisions with it in mind. If they don’t, they risk some of their decisions quickly becoming obsolete.
Featured blog from Plexxi's Michael Bushong focuses on IT's next-generation platform and what causes major changes in the IT landscapes.
Carriers have dealt with metro environments for years. The objective being to pull traffic in, and then make distributed resources accessible via some distribution or transport layer. While this is typical in carrier environments, can the same...
A DevOps methodology can result in a more resilient development environment. The testing of network changes, for example, could be moved away from a brute-force routine to something more holistic.
DevOps is about the expression of the system as source code. But networking does not have universal, vendor-agnostic descriptions for VLANs or even routes. Abstractions play a key role in providing a shared way to understand specific network...
The major advantage of a logically centralized control plane is improved data visualization which makes intelligent decisions about how to use that resource in support of the applications and services running over it.
The marriage of SDN with photonics to dynamically provide optical bypass, wavelength mapping for maximal throughput promises agility and performance.