Exclusive In-Depth Interview: HPE's Big OpenSDN Bet on OpenDaylight SDxCentral sat down with Nachman Shelef, VP & GM of HPE OpenSDN, to dig deep into HPE’s new SDN strategy & details of its OpenSDN controller.
The RR Interview: Martin Taylor, CTO, Metaswitch Martin Taylor, the Chief Technical Officer of Metaswitch Networks, has been working in software protocols and networking for more than 20 years. He joined Metaswitch in 2004 after pioneering converged voice and video as CTO of CopperCom, an early softswitch provider.
The RR Interview: Basil Alwan About 13 years ago I received a tip from some Silicon Valley insiders that I should check out this "hot" new startup, Timetra, which was blazing new trails in edge routing. That's when I first met Basil Alwan. Timetra was a pioneer in a niche product known as a services edge router, a
The RR Rap: Steve Herrod, Ex-VMware Tech VP Steve Herrod is a pioneer in cloud computing and virtualization. He's probably best known as the former Senior Vice President of Research and Development at VMware, the fast-growing virtualization software company. During his 11-year tenure, he helped guide the VMware technology strategy
Q&A: Palo Alto Networks' Nir Zuk Says Using Cisco Could Soon Get You Fired Networking is on the verge of big changes in Palo Alto Networks' favor, co-founder Nir Zuk says in this discussion about firewall virtualization, cloud security, and the future of hardware.
Q&A: Nan Chen Explains Why the MEF Wants a 'Third Network' Metro Ethernet Forum president Nan Chen explains the "Third Network" NaaS strategy, why life-cycle service orchestration (LSO) is so crucial to it, and what's good about eating your young.
HP's NFV Mission: An Interview with SVP Bethany Mayer Bethany Mayer discusses HP's new NFV obsession, how the company is already making money on NFV, and why OpenDaylight is suddenly a bigger priority.
Huawei CTO Talks SDN, NFV, and the Cloud Edge From Mobile World Congress, a chat with Sanqi Li, CTO of the carrier network business group, about the scaling challenges of SDN, the motivations for NFV at the edge, and the contrasts and similarities between data center and carrier networks.
NFV Interview Series: Wesley George of Time Warner Cable Talks About SDN and NFV for MSOs Check out our latest interview in our NFV Interview Series. We're speaking with Wes George of Time Warner Cable about how SDN and NFV fit into a cable MSO's future plans and where the capex and opex benefits lie.
Top Interviews of 2013: Talking SDN, NFV, and OpenDaylight From the development of NFV to the formation of the OpenDaylight Project, 2013 was a busy year for the SDN world, making for some pretty good interview fodder. Here are some of the conversations that stood out.
NFV Interview Series: Chris Donley of CableLabs talks about NFV for MSOs Check out our latest interview in our NFV Interview Series! This time, we get the MSO perspective on SDN and NFV as we chat with Chris Donley, Director, Advanced Networks and Applications at CableLabs. Mr. Donley is leading CableLabs’ research efforts on Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network function Virtualization (NfV), Metro Ethernet, and Home Networking. Read on to learn how how CableLabs sees NFV and SDN fitting into the cable industry.
A Chat with Thomas Nadeau and Ken Gray, Authors of O'Reilly's SDN Book SDNCentral interviews Thomas Nadeau and Ken Gray, distinguished engineers at Juniper Networks, participants in the OpenDaylight Project and the ETSI NFV ISG, and notable authors of SDN: Software-Defined Networks – An Authoritative Review of Network Programmability Technologies, a new book from O'Reilly Media. SDNCentral members can download a free two-chapter excerpt of the book.
Christos Kolias, Orange Kicks off NFV Interview Series Christos Kolias (Orange) describes motivations behind network functions virtualization (NFV) & how ETSI will be bringing the concept to life.
Real-world SDN and NFV in SPs: Interview with Colt's Javier Benitez and Nicolas Fischbach Colt's Javier Benitez and Nicolas Fischbach share their real-world deployments of NFV and SDN at a service provider today and discuss future plans.