November 21, 2016
Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends
This week, Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving. While not unique to the US (Canada also celebrates Thanksgiving a little earlier), this holiday is f...
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November 7, 2016
The Rush to Multi-Layer Orchestration
Many service provider wide area networks (WAN) are comprised of an IP/MPLS and an optical transport layer. The latter can be used to offload certain t...
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October 20, 2016
New Explorer Suite Adds Support for Segment Routing, Enhances Troubleshooting
Network operators receive up to 20,000 trouble tickets per month but are only resolving 20% of them. Segment Routing is becoming increasingly popular,...
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September 28, 2016
Orchestration – Get Ready for the Platform Revolution
TM Forum has published a new report, “Orchestration: Get ready for the platform revolution,” that examines the state of orchestration in service...
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September 13, 2016
Meet the Fairly Odd Couple at Our Customer Symposium
Oscar and Felix? No! It’s our own Matt Sherrod, VP of Product Management, and Greg Hooten, Senior Routing Engineer. They are thrilled that Packet De...
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September 9, 2016
On-Demand Webcast: Managing & Orchestrating Multi-Service SDNs
Light Reading’s recent webcast on Managing & Orchestrating Multi-Service SDNs is now available on demand. Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Sandra O...
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July 27, 2016
Packet Design CEO Video: Enabling Self-Healing, Self-Optimizing Networks
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.
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.
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 16, 2016
NFV/SDN Reality Check: Where Are We?
“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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