Express lanes to clouds and internet exchange points will drive the next stage of SD-WAN competition.
Gartner's recent 2018 Magic Quadrant report for WAN Edge Infrastructure provides a good overview of the SD-WAN market but its viewpoints may be a bit old-fashioned.
IT organizations complain that the lack of SDN-specific skills among engineers is resulting in a slow transition to virtualization but engineers don’t have much incentive to get those skills.
It's been more than six years since NFV became a reality but for service providers the transformation is far from over.
Google, nVidia, IBM face a new formidable AI challenger in Huawei.
Huawei’s recent AI portfolio release emphasizes that AI isn’t just a collection of fancy machine learning libraries but is instead a facet of a much larger, living system.
European test lab EANTC tested several SD-WAN vendors solutions and compared their scalability and performance.
Some companies argue that providing access to a POP network via cloud gateways is a competitive advantage.
At the SD-WAN Summit 2018 in Paris, one of the more contentious debates was which will come first: next-generation firewall or new SD-WAN capabilities?
WiFi, fixed access, and satellites are promising technologies that operators should consider as viable alternatives to fiber or microwave for 5G backhaul.
Flat networks make it possible to centrally provision resources without having to reconfigure policies.
Networking professionals no longer can only have a limited scope of skills. The addition of other certifications will mean more career growth and more pay.
Automation is getting a lot of buzz right now but operators should only use automation if it helps reduce the complexity of the network or compensates for human limitations.
There are many reasons to deploy a network virtualization overlay. But the biggest advantage to an NV overlay is that it can extend the capabilities of legacy networks.
OSCON 2018 did a great job of highlighting women and people of color in their programming.