July 27, 2016
Packet Design CEO Video: Enabling Self-Healing, Self-Optimizing Networks
Packet Design CEO Scott Sherwood recently recorded a short video for Light Reading discussing what we do, why we are different, and how we have parlay...
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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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April 7, 2016
A Case for Segment Routing and YANG Data Models: Keeping the WAN SDN Underlay Simple
SDN empowers applications with APIs to program the network devices as shown in the diagram below. This means many of the complex protocols that make...
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February 3, 2016
Enabling Self-Healing, Self-Optimizing Service Provider Networks: Part 3 of 3
This last installation of our series will cover the challenge of architecting SDN controllers and how a management platform can help provide the anal...
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January 27, 2016
Enabling Self-Healing, Self-Optimizing Service Provider Networks: Part 2 of 3
Part one of this series outlined the challenges and opportunities facing service providers, including competition from public cloud providers, increa...
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January 20, 2016
Enabling Self-Healing, Self-Optimizing Service Provider Networks: Part 1 of 3
Service providers cannot live by automation alone. Many see Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) as a panacea...
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December 16, 2015
Top 10 2015 Blog Posts: From SDN Robot Overlords to Gyrocopters to Nerd Pride
It’s human nature at the end of the year to look back and take stock of what happened. Here we highlight 10 of our most popular blog posts of 2015,...
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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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December 2, 2015
Service Providers Like Neutrona Advancing SDN Deployments and Planning
SDN is becoming a must-have for service providers who want to provide more efficient, differentiated services. A survey we recently commissioned of o...
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November 16, 2015
Enabling SDN Management in the WAN with New Platform & App
The promise of SDN is being stymied in the WAN, where operators are challenged to deliver more and more disparate services with varying and conflicti...
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