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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January 6, 2015
Infographic: SDN’s Pulse Among Service Providers
As Howard Baldwin recently wrote in InfoWorld, the lure of new enterprise technology is great, but then comes the inevitable uncertainty about how in...
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December 30, 2014
Top 10 Network Management Blog Posts of 2014
As the year winds down, we were interested to discover our most viewed blog posts of 2014, our inaugural year of the Knetwork Knowledge blog. Not surp...
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November 18, 2014
SDN Deployments/Worries Rise Among Service Providers
For the second consecutive year, Packet Design surveyed attendees of the SDN/MPLS International Conference in Washington, D.C. about SDN adoption, bus...
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November 11, 2014
SDN Analytics and Orchestration from the 17th Annual SDN/MPLS Conference
In the presentation, Cengiz discussed three types of SDNs: Data center, network edge, and WAN. All three must work in concert, as data center and edge...
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November 11, 2014
The Best Presentations on SDN Analytics and Wide Area Orchestration at SDN/MPLS 2014
I attended the SDN/MPLS conference in Washington, D.C. last week, where I presented on the importance of analytics for WAN SDN application bandwidth s...
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September 24, 2014
Necessity of Analytics and Monitoring in the SDN Era
      A recent SDNCentral article about the Five Habits of Highly Effective SDN Startups asserts that achieving success in the SDN land...
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June 24, 2014
SDN/NFV Management & Orchestration
At last week’s Big Telecom Event in Chicago, Caroline Chappell, senior analyst with Heavy Reading (the sister organization of Light Reading) moderat...
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