Next-Generation Network Architecture News
April 15, 2015
As the T1-based MPLS networks at Kool Smiles pediatric dental clinics struggled to meet demand, Talari Networks offered an SD-WAN alternative.
March 04, 2015
The USTA is preparing for legal action following the FCC's net neutrality vote, while Google unveiled its mobile service plans.
February 25, 2015
The 5G technology standard is under development as the Internet of Things and an increasing number of mobile users create demand for next-generation wireless infrastructure.
January 23, 2015
In this week's SDN blog roundup, experts are looking at new IT certifications, pet peeves about open source, and why NFV has to take off this year.
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While data centers typically use an IP fabric under their network overlays, ISPs may find that MPLS fabric makes more sense as backbone underlays. Continue Reading
ISPs are weighing potential benefits of network overlays in the backbone, including increased agility, faster service provisioning and lower Opex. Continue Reading
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Emerging network technologies like SDN and NFV have to interwork with legacy equipment and be managed as one. Find out what it will take to get there. Continue Reading
Many new technologies are driving the need for IPv6 deployment, and the Internet of Things may be the biggest driver. IPv6 expert Ciprian Popoviciu explains why the Internet of Things is speeding up the need for enterprises to make the transition. Continue Reading
To make your network IPv6 equipment ready for the transition, these guidelines can help you update your purchasing policies to make sure you and your vendors are on the same page when it comes to IPv6 features. Continue Reading
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With vWAN providers changing the traditional three-legged WAN structure, carriers need to develop new WAN plans and services using SDN and NFV to keep enterprises on their networks. Continue Reading
When it comes to cloud infrastructure, should providers include IPv6 readiness when designing their infrastructure strategies? Is OpenStack needed for an IPv6 deployment? Expert Ciprian Popoviciu explains. Continue Reading
When it comes to SOA, cloud providers often don't realize that much of what they've heard is based on misconceptions and unfair stigma. Continue Reading