Vodafone said Juniper’s Contrail Service Orchestrator is a key part of the platform because it provides customers with a self-service portal.
Ankur Singla says that solving business problems has more value than simply selling a technology.
The commercial version of Contrail is "muddied" with the open source version.
No one product or market is at fault; Juniper just thinks Q1 will be stormy all 'round.
Last year, Sonus announced a way to put a session border controller (SBC) onto a Juniper router. Now the companies are taking the next step with Juniper Contrail.
Juniper's Contrail Controller has been deployed by Czech Republican cloud-computing company tcp cloud to enhance creation of high-density private cloud solutions.
Remember Neoteris? Or Funk Software? Those Juniper acquisitions got folded into Junos Pulse — which just got sold for less than those deals cost, as Juniper enters the final stages of Shaygan Kheradpir's reorg.
It looks like the WAN is heating up as a target for startups. After CloudGenix launched last week, vIPtela is now releasing details of its architecture, which uses secure Layer 3 tunnels to unify the transport choices in the enterprise WAN.
Juniper's Q1 earnings and Q2 forecast didn't rock the boat, giving new CEO Shaygan Kheradpir a chance to claim the Integrated Operating Plan is rolling smoothly. It's possible Juniper will need to trim more of the business, however.
A proposal to link OpenContrail to OpenDaylight is Juniper's first contribution to the SDN collective. It might be a sign that Juniper, after months of being a wallflower, is ready to jump in.
Here's a shock: Interop Las Vegas is full of SDN chatter. Juniper Contrail gets a security partner; HP makes progress on its app store; Broadcom continues its control-plane push; and Meru likes OpenFlow for the WLAN.
The Contrail acquisition has polarized Juniper to the point where engineers have been steadily leaving, according to some sources. Among the reasons: an allegedly vicious rant by CTO Pradeep Sindhu and a supposed directive to not contribute to the...
It seems everything in SDN is becoming not only "open," but open-source. But while an open-source framework is already out there — OpenDaylight— Juniper says there's still logic, and a business strategy, behind the open-sourcing of the Contrail...
It's the opposite of Juniper's traditional strategy: The company is taking its Contrail SDN platform open-source, trying to grab mindshare and steer the market towards an MPLS/XMPP approach. Very different from QFabric, wouldn't you say?
I have been following the topic of Software Defined Networking (SDN) for the past three years. Three years ago the technology was not well known by Wall Street but now is enjoying an intense level of discussion by investors and analysts.