June 6, 2017
Traffic Engineering Evolves Part 2: Challenges and SDN to the Rescue
Here is the continuation of this two-part series based on an article our CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu published in the APNIC blog. In part one, we looked a...
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May 30, 2017
Traffic Engineering Evolves Part 1: Offline to On-Device
In this two-part blog series, we cover how traffic engineering has evolved over the years from an offline model, performed with the help of external n...
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November 29, 2016
The Current and Future Status of MPLS-TE Part 2: Segment Routing
In this second of our two-part blog series on MPLS Traffic Engineering, we introduce Segment Routing for Traffic Engineering (SR-TE) and examine its a...
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November 15, 2016
The Current and Future Status of MPLS Network Traffic Engineering – Part 1
Segment Routing is gaining steam among the service provider community for its simplicity, especially as they adopt SDN for centralized control. In thi...
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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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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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December 10, 2015
SDN Management & Orchestration in the WAN (Video)
Light Reading Editor-in-Chief Carol Wilson recently interviewed Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu about the challenges facing service providers....
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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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December 9, 2014
The Big YANG Theory
At this point in the evolution of the network, we think it is important to outline the history, pros, cons, and future of YANG. The data model in YANG...
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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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