Category: SDN


Begin monetising SDN & NFV today

Software-defined networking and network functions virtualization have heralded in a new era of possibility for operators in a telecoms industry becoming progressively more fixated on delivering diverse, converged and cloud-based services. While SDN and NFV certainly have potential, it’s the orchestration of virtual services that will make the potential of virtualization a more tangible reality. […]

The time for NFV and SDN is now

It’s just a matter of time. By 2018 – according to industry research – monthly global mobile data will surpass 15 Exabytes. That’s ten times the number consumed on the network at the end of 2013!

Cisco seeks to simplify SDN with ACI release

Cisco claims that customers can take a further step towards network automation as it launched a new release of Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) software to its software defined networking range, reports BCN.

Can operators really wait for commercial SDN implementation?

The benefits of deploying software defined networks (SDN) are well documented and the cause of considerable industry excitement and expectation. The ongoing trend of digitization means operators need to demonstrate more service agility than ever before and radically enhance their response times

SDN: Discover How to Save Money and Generate New Revenue

Software Defined Networking (SDN) has brought with it the expectation of reduced network complexity and a reduction in operational cost. This all stems from a fundamental abstraction of traditional control functions from network forwarding devices, such as switches and routers. The prospect of lower cost comes from the simplification of networking hardware, and the use of lower-priced, mass produced hardware performing forwarding functions.

Blue Planet network orchestration software

The Blue Planet whitepaper provides a high-level view of the Blue Planet network virtualization and service orchestration software. Extract: Orchestrate and manage services from end-to-end across both physical and virtual domains with Ciena’s award-winning Blue Planet network orchestration software. Blue Planet reduces operational costs by abstracting network complexity and drives greater competitive advantage through a […]

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