December 14, 2016
Life in the Control Plane: Detect and Mitigate DDoS Attacks with Routing and Traffic Analytics
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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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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March 30, 2016
en·tro·py or Network Entropy
Entropy: 2. lack of order or predictability; gradual decline into disorder. OK, so you need to add a new BGP peer and get it active quickly. You know...
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February 10, 2016
EMA: Network Management Tools Must Evolve for SDN
Shamus McGillicuddy, Senior Analyst for Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), recently published a comprehensive research study on “Managing Tomo...
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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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December 2, 2015
Service Providers Like Neutrona Advancing SDN Deployments and Planning
SDN is becoming a must-have for service providers who want to provide more efficient, differentiated services. A survey we recently commissioned of o...
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October 21, 2015
A Seriously Funny Look at GRE Tunnels
Now the way I see it, you have two choices. You can go on pretending to be a part of something that was never real in the first place and hope for so...
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September 25, 2015
Increased Capex Spending Ups Operational Strain
In recent customer discussions, I have heard one theme repeated over and over again: “Our opex budget is being cut, but I can spend capex.̶...
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September 15, 2015
Guardians of the Galaxy, er, I Mean the Network
  If you haven’t already heard, NetScout is sponsoring a documentary being created by director Werner Herzog called “The Connected World,...
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September 2, 2015
Big Data Ain’t Got Nothin’ on the Network
ExtraHop recently released the results of a survey showing that organizations are increasingly using “Big Data” for “IT Operations A...
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