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Next-Generation Network Architecture News
March 14, 2017
There's a lot of talk about digital transformation in the tech industry, but to obtain it, enterprises need to undertake network transformation. That's where SDN can help.
January 23, 2017
In this SD-WAN use case, find out how The Tile Shop retail stores improved WAN bandwidth usage for business needs by implementing Citrix NetScaler SD-WAN.
November 17, 2016
The latest Cisco earnings show a drop in overall revenue, as service providers spend less. Cisco blames lower sales on macroeconomics.
October 18, 2016
FCC chairman proposes reducing price caps on TDM business data services. Google Fiber and Verizon propose expansion in wireless testing locations and high-frequency spectrum, respectively.
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NFV MANO (network functions virtualization management and orchestration), also called MANO, is an architectural framework for managing and orchestrating virtualized network functions (VNFs) and other software components. Continue Reading
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Most SDN connections run less than 100 feet within one data center. The mission now is to move data center SDN into broader network uses, like DCI, SD-WAN, 5G wireless and CDNs. Continue Reading
With users increasingly moving to SaaS and cloud-based apps, some SD-WAN providers have partnered with cloud providers to allow customers easier access to those apps. Continue Reading
You might not always see it, but that doesn't mean network automation isn't there ... and as its footprint grows, the command line interface could disappear. Continue Reading
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If your organization is thinking about a future SDN implementation, the time to begin planning is now. Follow these four steps to launch the process. Continue Reading
Software-defined networking security has both good and bad potential. It can benefit route connectivity, but it also presents risk linked to improper SDN controller implementation. Continue Reading
SD-WAN touts promising benefits. But if you're considering SD-WAN deployment, take time to prioritize remote sites, and crunch the numbers to make sure it's right for your company. Continue Reading
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Find out what three networking problems the benefits of SDN could address in your network and the questions you should ask to make sure you're on the right track. Continue Reading
As the amount of traffic traveling between data centers explodes, both enterprises and service providers look for high-octane data center interconnect options. Continue Reading
The data center interconnect market is poised for significant growth, thanks to a number of factors altering the IT landscape -- including the growing use of cloud services, the massive proliferation of data, the increasing adoption of ... Continue Reading