March 14, 2016
Tango with YANG: A YANG overview
  With IETF 95 taking place in Buenos Aires next month, here’s a quick overview of YANG’s evolution and our latest implementation of it. In...
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March 10, 2016
When Does a Company Know it is Providing Value?
When do companies know (I mean, really KNOW) that they are providing value? How about when their customers inquire about personally purchasing stock...
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December 16, 2015
Top 10 2015 Blog Posts: From SDN Robot Overlords to Gyrocopters to Nerd Pride
It’s human nature at the end of the year to look back and take stock of what happened. Here we highlight 10 of our most popular blog posts of 2015,...
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November 10, 2015
Addressing the SDN Management Gap at SDN/MPLS Conference
Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu will present a technical session during the 18th annual SDN/MPLS 2015 International Conference in Washington, D...
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October 7, 2015
Addressing SDN’s Service Management Limitations
In his recent blog post titled “Brocade’s Step Toward SDN’s Future: A Good Start,” Tom Nolle of CIMI Corporation praises Brocade’s recent a...
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August 11, 2015
SDN Power Users in 2015
Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the OpenDaylight Summit in Santa Clara, California, a conference for OpenDaylight (ODL ), the open-source so...
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August 4, 2015
Managing the Robot Overlords of SDN
There’s a new Battlebots show on ABC. (And doesn’t it speak volumes that it’s in primetime on a major network instead of on basic cable? Geeks:...
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April 7, 2015
All About That YANG at the 92nd IETF Meeting
I was at the 92nd IETF meeting in Dallas a few weeks ago. I attended 16 sessions, mostly in the routing area, and every single one had a discussion ab...
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February 24, 2015
Correlating Overlay and Underlay SDN Performance
Next month Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu will address the MPLS SDN World Congress in Paris about the need for SDN analytics to monitor and cor...
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January 28, 2015
SDN’s First Use Case Is the WAN, But Wither Management?
Considering how long Packet Design has been talking about the promise of SDN in the WAN, it was encouraging to see a
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