August 4, 2015
Managing the Robot Overlords of SDN
There’s a new Battlebots show on ABC. (And doesn’t it speak volumes that it’s in primetime on a major network instead of on basic cable? Geeks:...
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July 29, 2015
When is a market not a market?
When the market is SDN or NFV, according to a recent article in The Register quoting Gartner distinguished analyst Joe Skorupa. While I know and respe...
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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...
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July 14, 2015
Reddit and Weep
There’s been a bit of an upset at Reddit, as moderators of the site have staged a bit of a revolt after finding out that one of the administrators o...
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June 30, 2015
We Don’t Have the Luxury of End-to-End Complacency
As a service provider, you want to deliver reliable, fast performing networks. Right? Well yes, but really as a means to deliver reliable, fast perfor...
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June 17, 2015
Dearth of development skills hindering SDN development, suggests 2015 MPLS SDN World Congress poll
We’ve been looking at the survey data we gathered from 114 attendees of the MPLS SDN World Congress this past March in Paris, and we’re coming to...
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June 9, 2015
Will SIDR Succeed Where the IRR Model Failed? (Part I)
This article is the first of a three-part series where I compare and contrast the IRR and SIDR security models as well as discuss how we can get close...
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June 1, 2015
Google Preemptible VMs and SDN
Google has announced that it is offering a new service for its cloud platform: Preemptible VMs (aka Google Compute Engine Preemptible Virtual Machines...
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May 27, 2015
Level 3’s SDN Analytics Comments Are Music to Our Ears
Level 3 Communications was in the news last week during Light Reading’s Carrier SDN Networks Conference. Reporting from the conference, (“Level 3:...
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May 6, 2015
Path-Aware Performance Management Is Finally Here
Today at Packet Design we released version 15.1 of our Explorer Suite featuring a new product – Performance Explorer. This represents an industry fi...
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