While the SDN market isn’t taking off as much as everybody would like, it’s being implemented in many customer deployments for key data center use cases.
With users citing container networking technology as a challenge, it opens the door for virtualization overlay technology to help.
The P4 language is one of several new chip technologies emerging to boost performance in NFV and bring it up to the high standards of service provider networks.
An in depth analysis of the implications of increased threats for network virtualization, cloud & security.
EMA research has found the majority of early adopters have management challenges with NV and SDN.
New technology is emerging, designed to improve performance in NFV to bring it up to the high standards of service-provider networks.
Network service chaining and service function chaining uses software-defined networking (SDN) capabilities connecting a series of virtualized network services within the same network flow.
High hopes about for network automation, but what's realistic?
Every six months or so, the OpenStack community seems to swing between euphoria and despair – depending on the amount of progress being made in deploying OpenStack in production environments.
Network virtualization for the data center promises to improve service agility, simplify network operations, and reduce capital expenditures. One of the biggest challenges for IT professionals is to quantify the return-on-investment required to...
While telecommunications carriers are no doubt at the forefront of NFV, it turns out that more traditional enterprise IT organizations are not very far behind.
The threat of white box switches has cast a shadow over big network equipment vendors for years, as the combination of Moore’s Law and economies of scale provides merchant switch silicon an overwhelming price/performance advantage over proprietary...
The end user base hopes that virtualization across all SDx platforms will result in more open, flexible, cost-effective and scalable environments. They don’t just want something that’s cheaper – they want stuff that makes their jobs easier to...
SDxCentral contributing analyst, Lee Doyle, takes a look at how service providers are building on the business benefits for NFV and the full list of factors involved.
Several key industry changes are driving the creation of a new class of converged data center infrastructure. Read this article to explore the essence of those changes & the resulting impact on resource management & cost saving.