April 17, 2018
Five Steps to a Self-Driving Network
We have been talking a lot lately about the self-driving network. Last week, this topic was front-and-center at the AI Net Conference in Paris. Dr. Ki...
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October 24, 2017
Self-Driving Networks Have Arrived!
What is a Self-Driving Network? ‘Self-Driving Network’ is a term used to describe one facet of Software Defined Networking: When network condition...
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September 5, 2017
Are You Ready for 5G Network Slicing?
What is 5G Network Slicing? One of the exciting aspects of 5G mobile architecture is network slicing. A network slice is a dynamically-created logical...
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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 10, 2016
Satisfying the New Service Delivery Normal with SDN Management
At Packet Design our main mission is to help operators better manage the complexity of running multi-service networks. Since applications have differe...
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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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March 24, 2016
BGP-LS: What Is It Good For?
I have been asked a lot lately about Packet Design’s BGP-LS story. Before I discuss that, let me first explain what BGP-LS is. What is BGP-LS? B...
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October 7, 2015
Addressing SDN’s Service Management Limitations
In his recent blog post titled “Brocade’s Step Toward SDN’s Future: A Good Start,” Tom Nolle of CIMI Corporation praises Brocade’s recent a...
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June 23, 2015
Final Thoughts: Will SIDR Succeed Where the IRR Model Failed?
This article is the last of a three-part series where I compare and contrast the IRR and SIDR security models as well as discuss how we can get closer...
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