April 25, 2017
Segment Routing: A Control Plane Simplification (VIDEO)
Here’s a short primer on Segment Routing from our CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu. This is the 13-minute presentation he gave as part of the Segment Routing...
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April 18, 2017
A Quick Start To MPLS Fundamentals
When you are moving up the network ladder, you might come across an opportunity to enter the MPLS world. That’s when you realize that MPLS is much d...
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April 11, 2017
The Importance of Routing Alerts!
Sometimes, a single alert can prevent hundreds of thousands of failed internet transactions. If you’re a financial services organization, the moneta...
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April 4, 2017
How Many Network Engineers Does It Take To Provision TE Tunnels?
Traffic Engineering (TE) allows a network operator to ensure optimal use of available network resources such as bandwidth and provide a higher quality...
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March 29, 2017
NEC/Netcracker Partners with Packet Design to Advance SDN for Service Providers
In case you missed it, Packet Design and NEC/Netcracker announced a partnership this week. The goal: to provide integrated SDN solutions that help ser...
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March 22, 2017
Software Transformation of Service Provider Networks (VIDEO)
Our CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu attended APRICOT, Asia Pacific’s largest international Internet conference, last month in Ho Chi Minh City. In addit...
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March 14, 2017
More about PCE: Path Computation in the SDN World
More and more network operators and service providers are adopting Traffic Engineering and WAN SDN to optimize their IP/MPLS networks and provide bett...
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March 8, 2017
Discussing Service-Centric Management of Multi-Layer SDNs in Paris
Packet Design will be in Paris in a couple of weeks – France, not Texas – to host our third annual Customer Symposium and participate in the 19th...
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February 28, 2017
A Quick Start to Path Computation Element (PCE)
With more and more network operators looking at MPLS-TE for Traffic Engineered (TE) networks and with the increasing adoption of SDN, it is about time...
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February 21, 2017
Saving Your Bacon: When Traceroute Fails
When providing network services to large and globally dispersed enterprises, two of your major blind spots (among others) are the inability to trace r...
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