Intent-Based Networking Vendors Debate the Term Leading intent-based networking vendors discuss, debate, and voraciously defend the technology. Learn more here.
Considerations for an Intent-Based Networking Architecture Intent-based networking architecture is an addition to an already existing networking architecture instead of being a separate architecture of its own. Learn more here.
How 5G SDN Will Bolster Networks 5G SDN will play a crucial role in the design of wireless networks. It'll provide an intelligent architecture for network programmability. See more.
What Is Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO)? Definition Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) encompasses all network domains that require coordinated end-to-end management and control to deliver on-demand connectivity services and to assure their overall quality and security.
What Is Network Automation With Network Virtualization? Network automation with network virtualization is a benefit of SDN and NFV technologies, expected to speed up delivery of network-based services.
Future of Virtual Security: Micro-Segmentation & Visibility Learn about the attributes of virtual security which include: micro-segmentation, visibility and Programmatic Policy Enforcement with this article.
What is the Software Driven Cloud Networking? Learn about how the growth of software driven cloud networking, cloud computing, and SDN is driving a software-driven cloud networking architecture.
What is an NFV Strategy for Deploying New Services? See how cloud and communications service providers can use Network Function Virtualization (NFV) to deliver new services using a business NFV strategy.
What is the Juniper Contrail Controller?
What is Juniper Networks Network Virtualization?
What is Nuage Network Virtualization?
What is Cisco APIC? Part 2 of Cisco ACI Definition The Cisco APIC, along with the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches and the Cisco Application Virtual Switch (AVS), is a major component of Cisco ACI.
What is an OpenDaylight Controller? AKA: OpenDaylight Platform OpenDaylight Controller (aka OpenDaylight Platform) is an SDN Controller that is an open source project brought by the OpenDaylight Project.
What are SDN Northbound APIs (and SDN Rest APIs)? SDN Northbound APIs are usually SDN Rest APIs used to programmatically communicate to the SDN Controller what a network device or service should do.
SDN Automation, Programmability, and Programmable Networks
Nuage’s SD-WAN Uses a Single Network Policy Framework Nuage SD-WAN distributes business policies and network intelligence across both the data center and the WAN.
The Primary Benefits of SD-WAN Technology SD-WAN technology routes traffic to remote locations such as branch offices, transferring the burden of traffic management from physical devices to software.
What is SDN Orchestration (SDN Policy Orchestration)? Learn about how software-defined networking (SDN) technology is used to orchestrate applications and services through SDN orchestration.
What is Open SDN? A Definition Understanding open SDN is an important first step to gaining a larger knowledge of open source and what it means for SDN and NFV.
What are SDN Controllers (or SDN Controllers Platforms)? SDN Controller Platforms relay information between switches/routers 'below' and applications and business logic ‘above’ the SDN Controllers.
What is OpenStack Neutron? OpenStack Neutron, historically known as Quantum, is an OpenStack Networking project focused on delivering networking as a service.
Which is Better - SDN or NFV? Software-defined networking (SDN), and network functions virtualization (NFV) are all complementary approaches so you don't have to pick SDN or NFV.
MEC: Intel Is Involved in MEC Standards and Reference Architecture Multi-access edge computing (MEC) technology inspires companies and organizations to band together in MEC research and implementation. Intel is a large player in this collaboration. Discover the active partnerships behind the study of MEC Intel engages with on a routine basis.
What are the MEC Standards? A Quick Review The process for establishing MEC standards is ongoing, but ETSI has already created thirteen. Review the standards and brief definitions here.
Software Defined Everything Part 6: Infrastructure Attributes
What is the NEC OpenFlow ProgrammableFlow Controller? NEC ProgrammableFlow Controller is the NEC OpenFlow Controller that is central to the ProgrammableFlow family of products for software-defined networks.
Dynatrace Monitoring Addresses IT Complexity Dynatrace monitoring solution addresses the growing complexity of networks by collecting data in three ways: full stack, high fidelity, and in context.
IBM's APM Advice: DevOps IBM's APM advice highlights the role DevOps plays in Application Performance Management. The company also stresses the importance of collaboration across teams to successfully implement DevOps into APM.
What are DevOps workflow and TOSCA? Definition Topology & Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications (TOSCA) enables interoperable cloud networks and supports DevOps that tightly integrates developers with operations.
How to Use Docker and Why It Works
What Are Microservices in NFV? Definition Microservices are modular, distributed software components that can be deployed in the cloud making them attractive for building NFV services for telecom networks.
What Is a Linux Container?
Software-Defined Everything Part 4: SDx Infrastructure Buyers In Softwar-Defined Everything Part 4: SDx Infrarastructure Buyers we identify technical & economic buyers, explain how they’re different.