June 5, 2018
Monitoring and Managing Multi-Layer, Multi-Service Networks
With the advent of multi-layer, multi-service networks, monitoring and management in service provider networks is more complex than ever before. While...
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September 13, 2017
Optimizing BGP Peering with Routing and Traffic Analysis
The Need for Peering Analysis Peering in the Internet routing world is complex. Service providers use BGP to establish peering and in peer-to-peer rel...
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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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June 2, 2016
Open Source Software and SDN
Light Reading held its third Big Communications Event (BCE, formerly BTE) in Austin last week. Packet Design was a demo sponsor for the two-day event...
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February 10, 2016
EMA: Network Management Tools Must Evolve for SDN
Shamus McGillicuddy, Senior Analyst for Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), recently published a comprehensive research study on “Managing Tomo...
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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 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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November 10, 2015
Addressing the SDN Management Gap at SDN/MPLS Conference
Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu will present a technical session during the 18th annual SDN/MPLS 2015 International Conference in Washington, D...
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October 28, 2015
ONOS Joining the Linux Foundation
The Open Networking Operating System (ONOS), a SDN controller platform and incumbent of Open Networking Lab (ON.lab), recently joined the Linux Founda...
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October 13, 2015
Packet Design Partners with Aria Networks
Last week Packet Design announced an OEM partnership with Aria Networks, where we will resell their network planning and optimization software with o...
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