January 30, 2018
BGP in the Data Center: Part Two
In part one of this series, I explained the challenges with traditional data center architectures. Here’s how to overcome these challenges, starting...
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January 23, 2018
BGP in the Data Center: Part One
In this three-part series, we’ll cover why traditional data center architectures don’t meet the needs of today’s service providers and how to ov...
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January 17, 2018
Network Basics by Packet Design: What are iBGP and eBGP?
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is the routing protocol of the Internet. It is the standard exterior gateway protocol used for exchanging routing inform...
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January 10, 2018
3 Network Service Provider Trends to Watch Out for in 2018
We are into 2018 and what better way to start the year with than a forward-looking blog! So, here we go, with our version of network predictions for 2...
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January 3, 2018
Top 10 Network Blog Posts of 2017
Happy New Year and welcome to 2018! Looking back at our most popular blog posts of 2017, we saw a few themes emerge. One of course is emerging technol...
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December 22, 2017
Our Austin Office Gives Back
We may not have snow covered rooftops here in the hills of Texas, but it certainly feels like Christmas in the Austin office. For the 4th year in a ro...
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December 15, 2017
Life in the Control Plane: Detecting a Route Hijack in Real Time
Many of the world’s largest service providers, network operators and enterprises use the Packet Design Explorer Suite, which gives us the opportunit...
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December 13, 2017
How to Monitor Service Performance using IP SLA HTTP Operation
The “cloud” era has led to an increase in usage of web applications that are delivered by network service providers to their customers over the ne...
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December 6, 2017
How Route Analytics Can Help Manage LTE Networks
With the number of worldwide mobile subscriptions crossing more than 7 billion, of which LTE makes up close to 2.6 billion subscriptions1, mobile netw...
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November 28, 2017
Network Automation Use Case: Disaster Recovery
Disaster recovery has always been critical. Staying competitive means having resilient networks that reliably meet customer SLAs. Yet the complexity o...
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