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Packet Design CTO to Join Light Reading Webcast on SDN Management for Service Providers

AUSTIN, Texas – Aug. 23, 2016 – Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu will join Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Sandra O’Boyle for a webcast on software-defined network (SDN) analytics and automation for service providers. Hosted by Light Reading on Tuesday, Aug. 30, the speakers will explore the critical elements for SDN orchestration in multi-service networks. They will discuss new protocols and open source developments that enable end-to-end service overlays in the wide area network.

Webinar Title: “Managing & Orchestrating Multi-Service SDNs”

Topic: Today’s service provider networks have to carry disparate services and applications with diverse latency demands. For example, enterprise customers with time-sensitive financial trading applications need short-delay paths that may need to be segregated for security purposes. Service providers who do not meet the video quality requirements of their Netflix and YouTube residential customers may experience dissatisfaction and churn.

SDN applied to the WAN can help service providers address these issues but presents its own management challenges. To accommodate different service types, as well as variable traffic demands and failure conditions, operators must be able to provision SDN resources dynamically. This enables them to minimize over-provisioning of network resources and better control capex outlays.


Date and Time: Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 11:00 a.m. EDT / 4 p.m. BST


About Packet Design

Packet Design technology helps the leading network operators, enterprises, and government agencies across six continents deliver critical services across the cloud. The Explorer product suite uniquely combines routing, traffic, and performance analytics for real-time, path-aware operational monitoring and back-in-time forensics for troubleshooting transient problems that can cause major service disruptions. Interactive modeling helps engineers predict the impact of changes accurately, simulate new workloads for capacity planning, and test failure scenarios to build more resilient networks. With these analytics as a foundation, Packet Design is delivering SDN management and orchestration capabilities in complex, multi-service networks.