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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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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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 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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October 21, 2014
First Impressions of the OpenDaylight Helium Release
OpenDaylight introduced Helium last month, which is a major upgrade to its open source SDN controller. Here’s my take on its features, shortcomings...
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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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October 7, 2014
Status Quo of Open Source SDN and IETF Standardization
Open source SDN projects like OpenDaylight are offering an open platform for network programmability to network elements such as routers and switches....
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