August 8, 2017
MPLS-TE Resiliency Part 1: End-to-End Protection
Many large enterprises use MPLS Traffic Engineering for connectivity to remote branches and data centers. For these enterprises, business continuity i...
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July 11, 2017
Life in the Control Plane: Network Planning
Packet Design’s use by many of the world’s largest service providers and network operators gives us the opportunity to see how they operate. We ge...
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June 27, 2017
Provisioning New Service Paths in Minutes with SDN
In today’s fast growing, evolving network world, network operators cater to hundreds of customers, each with specific demands. Consider these varyin...
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June 20, 2017
Explorer Suite version 17.1: What Is New?
We are happy to announce the availability of the latest version of our Explorer Suite — version 17.1. As with all product releases, the new feat...
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June 13, 2017
Transform the NOC Team into Troubleshooting Heroes!
Long ago, when Heraclitus said, “Change is the only constant,” it definitely was not carrier networks that he had in mind. But today, one industry...
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May 5, 2017
A Guide to MPLS VPN Fundamentals
Following our blog on MPLS basics, here is a look at the fundamentals of MPLS VPN and some of the most frequently used MPLS VPN terminology. To start,...
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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 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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