October 4, 2017
Analytics Are Key to SDN Viability
An increasing number of telecoms and service providers are adopting what is known as WAN-SDN or carrier SDN. Using SDN, service providers acquire the...
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March 29, 2017
NEC/Netcracker Partners with Packet Design to Advance SDN for Service Providers
In case you missed it, Packet Design and NEC/Netcracker announced a partnership this week. The goal: to provide integrated SDN solutions that help ser...
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February 7, 2017
SDN Use Cases: Run Networks Hotter
Service providers tend to be early adopters who lead the way deploying new networking technologies. In particular, their creative and resourceful appr...
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January 31, 2017
The (Network) Times They Are a Changin’
Change is difficult, frightening, and often fraught with risk. Regardless, no matter what our job titles are, our employers need us to embrace the rol...
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January 25, 2017
SDN Product of the Year Goes to Packet Design
Our SDN Analytics and Automation Platform just won 2016 SDN Product of the Year Award from TMC, which honors innovation in the field. As they stated i...
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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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October 6, 2016
SD-WAN Is Not WAN SDN
With its ability to create self-healing, self-optimizing networks at lower costs, SDN is causing an evolution in the network world. SDN can help servi...
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September 28, 2016
Orchestration – Get Ready for the Platform Revolution
TM Forum has published a new report, “Orchestration: Get ready for the platform revolution,” that examines the state of orchestration in service...
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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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June 8, 2016
Self-learning SDN
The significant victory of AlphaGo, beating the world champion Lee Se-dol at the Chinese board game Go, has fascinated the entire world. This was a...
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