July 27, 2016
Packet Design CEO Video: Enabling Self-Healing, Self-Optimizing Networks
by Steve Harriman, SVP of Marketing
Packet Design CEO Scott Sherwood recently recorded a short video for Light Reading discussing what we do, why we are different, and how we have parlay...
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July 17, 2016
SDN Adoption, Obstacles, and Apps: Latest Research.
by Steve Harriman, SVP of Marketing
Last week I presented the results of the TechValidate survey of network operators we commissioned on the extent and impact of routing issues in the WA...
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July 12, 2016
It’s not the network! Or is it? It depends whom you ask.
by Steve Harriman, SVP of Marketing
Perception may be reality, but it depends on whom you ask. Network practitioners and managers/executives have quite different ideas of the extent and...
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June 22, 2016
How I learned to stop worrying and trust my routes
by Don Jacob, Technology Marketing Specialist
If you are a network engineer, should you be apprehensive? After all, you still trust a 27-year-old mechanism – conceived in 1989 as a short-term so...
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June 16, 2016
NFV/SDN Reality Check: Where Are We?
by Steve Harriman, SVP Marketing
“It’s nice to see the telecom industry move at less than a snail’s pace…” said Peter Jarich, vice president at analyst firm Current Analysis...
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June 8, 2016
Self-learning SDN
by Nutan Shinde, Software Engineer
The significant victory of AlphaGo, beating the world champion Lee Se-dol at the Chinese board game Go, has fascinated the entire world. This was a...
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June 2, 2016
Open Source Software and SDN
by Steve Harriman, SVP Marketing
Light Reading held its third Big Communications Event (BCE, formerly BTE) in Austin last week. Packet Design was a demo sponsor for the two-day event...
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May 26, 2016
Stay Up to Stay in Business – The Cause and Cost of Downtime
by Don Jacob, Technology Marketing Specialist
When everything else is done right, the only thing an enterprise has to do to stay in business is stay up. In other words, uptime or near-zero downtim...
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May 19, 2016
Driverless SDN? Not So Fast.
by Andy McFarland, VP Customer Care
By some estimates, self-driving cars may soon make the industrialized world safer by replacing cars driven by sleep-deprived, drunk, aged, text-addi...
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May 10, 2016
Satisfying the New Service Delivery Normal with SDN Management
by Cengiz Alaettinoglu, CTO
At Packet Design our main mission is to help operators better manage the complexity of running multi-service networks. Since applications have differe...
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