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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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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May 9, 2017
Automating Network Optimization, Part 1
Stephane is a customer of Packet Design. In this three-part blog series, he discusses how traditional approaches to network optimization can be improv...
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April 25, 2017
Segment Routing: A Control Plane Simplification (VIDEO)
Here’s a short primer on Segment Routing from our CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu. This is the 13-minute presentation he gave as part of the Segment Routing...
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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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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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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 25, 2016
A Closer Look at Version 16 of the Explorer Suite
We launched version 16 of the Packet Design Explorer Suite last week with some great new troubleshooting and traffic engineering features and enhancem...
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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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