May 16, 2017
Automating Network Optimization, Part 2
In Part 1 of this series, Stephane introduced two temporary network optimization scenarios requiring the deployment of tunnels: a troubleshooting issu...
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February 28, 2017
A Quick Start to Path Computation Element (PCE)
With more and more network operators looking at MPLS-TE for Traffic Engineered (TE) networks and with the increasing adoption of SDN, it is about time...
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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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February 24, 2016
OpenDaylight Open SDN Ecosystem & 4th Release
If you are looking for apps, products and services to use as you transition to SDN, check out the new OpenDaylight Open SDN Ecosystem directory. Both...
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January 27, 2016
Enabling Self-Healing, Self-Optimizing Service Provider Networks: Part 2 of 3
Part one of this series outlined the challenges and opportunities facing service providers, including competition from public cloud providers, increa...
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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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July 22, 2015
OpenDaylight Lithium First Look
The OpenDaylight Project last month released the third version of its network controller software, named “Lithium.” OpenDaylight says that by usin...
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April 23, 2015
PCE Topology Notifications with OpenDaylight Helium
Helium SR3 OpenDaylight released its third maintenance release for Helium last month. Helium SR3 included a lot of bug fixes across OpenDaylight proje...
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December 16, 2014
Network Access Broker Conceptual Demo
Talk is cheap when it comes to SDN, but at Packet Design we’ve created a working SDN analytics and orchestration prototype that will enable network...
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October 14, 2014
The Current State of SDN Protocols
In last week’s blog post I started outlining the various standards needed to make SDN a reality. Here is more detail about the relevant protocols an...
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