Comcast Business’s Jody Hagemann Puts Your Network in the Palm of Your Hand According to Jody Hagemann, who is developing the Comcast Business ActiveCore platform (starting with an SD-WAN product offering), the value that Comcast Business brings to the software-defined networking (SDN) market today is the marriage between Comcast’s network and its SDN capabilities. We sat down with Hagemann to discuss her views about today’s market, the challenges that IT managers face today, and the ActiveCore platform’s features and differentiators.
NetApp’s Ingo Fuchs on the Hybrid Cloud’s Best-of-Breed Approach In this interview, Ingo Fuchs—Chief Technologist for Cloud and DevOps at NetApp—discusses the transformative nature of cloud adoption, the challenges associated with evolving to a hybrid multi-cloud environment, and steps to take to prepare your business for taking a smart leap into the cloud.
Lenovo’s Charles Ferland Discusses A Comprehensive, Consolidated Approach to CSP Digital and Network Transformation Charles Ferland, Lenovo Vice President and Manager discusses the company’s comprehensive, consolidated approach to CSP digital and network transformation.
Dell EMC’s Kevin Shatzkamer Sees Cloud Computing and 5G as Two Sides of the Same Coin In this interview, Kevin Shatzkamer—vice president of enterprise and service provider strategy and solutions at Dell EMC—discusses the role of cloud computing in 5G, the concept of cloud-generation mobility, and how cloud generation mobility tackles the challenge of ever-exploding data traffic.
Metaswitch Senior VP of 5G Shubh Agarwal Discusses the Challenges Operators Face in Transitioning to 5G and the Technologies Key to Success Metaswitch Senior VP of 5G Shubh Agarwal Discusses the Challenges Operators Face in Transitioning to 5G and the Technologies Key to Success
SnapRoute CEO Dominic Wilde talks Cloud Native, Containerization, and the Future of Networking Dominic Wilde, CEO of the Cloud Native-based startup SnapRoute, discusses plans on turning application delivery and network industry upside down, using containerization, cloud-based networking and CI/CD.
A10 Networks’ Yasir Liaqatullah Says Service Providers Must Modernize Their Networks to Prepare for 5G Yasir Liaqatullah, Vice President of Product Management at A10 Networks, discusses new attack vectors and the need for operators to protect not only their users but also their own infrastructure.
Nyansa CTO Says AI and Big Data Analytics Will Tackle New Network Challenges In this interview, Srinivas opens up about how data analytics has changed the network operations function, how IoT devices will impact networks, and how analytics can help boost network performance.
ONUG Europe 2018 - What to Expect SDxCentral spoke with Nick Lippis, ONUG co-founder and co-chair, about ONUG’s first conference in Europe. The event is part of a partnership with Barclays, and will be held December 7 at their corporate headquarters in London.
IBM’s O’Connell and Currie Discuss How to Incorporate Automation in the WAN In this interview, IBM’s Brian O’Connell, Distinguished Engineer and Master Inventor, and Steve Currie, Distinguished Engineer, talk about IBM’s networking approach.
Dell EMC’s Shatzkamer Outlines How Service Providers Should Prepare for Digital Transformation The modern service provider is embracing technologies that were once used only by enterprise IT.
Red Hat's James Talks About the Importance of Open Source Innovation Open source gives telecom providers more control that will be key for deploying 5G and MEC, says James.
Lenovo’s Natarajan Discusses AI and the Evolution of Data Center Networking Data centers need to be able to handle an increasing amount of data traffic. Lenovo works with clients make sure they have sufficient bandwidth and reliability in their data centers.
Citrix’s Karl Brown Discusses the Importance of Real-Time and Dynamic Applications in Managed SD-WAN In this interview, Karl Brown, senior director of product management for the Citrix NetScaler SD-WAN platform, talks about Citrix’s approach to SD-WAN.
Lavelle Networks’ Shyamal Kumar Discusses SD-WAN and the Principles of B4 In this interview with Lavelle Networks CEO Shyamal Kumar he shares his views on SD-WAN and how Lavelle has incorporated some of the principles of B4 to create a pure networking software solution.
EXFO Ontology’s Benedict Enweani on Service Assurance Automation In this interview, Benedict Enweani, director of business development, systems and analytics at EXFO Ontology, discusses challenges in achieving effective and efficient service assurance in modern service provider networks, as well as the benefits of automation.
Dell EMC’s Jeffrey Baher on SD-WAN and the Future of Enterprise Networking In this interview, Jeffrey Baher, Dell EMC’s senior director of product and technical marketing, discusses the launch of the Virtual Edge Platform family, and Dell EMC’s vision of the software-defined enterprise.
VMware’s Honore’ LaBourdette Discusses ‘Hybridity’ & the Next Wave of Telco Virtualization
Netronome’s Niel Viljoen Discusses the SmartNIC Market, AI, & New Operator Requirements In this interview, Niel Viljoen, CEO and founder of Netronome, discusses the new networking requirement in the data center, the failure of Moore’s Law, and a new wave of computing that he believes represents the future.
Kentik’s Avi Freedman on Bringing Network Monitoring Into the Digital, Virtual Age In this interview, Avi Freedman, Kentik’s co-founder and CEO, discusses why Kentik’s approach is unique in the market, and gives his vision of where it goes next.