Control Plane

Ethernet VPN – just one more protocol to consider or dismiss?

EVPN is a unified control plane to provide Ethernet and IP VPN services in a scalable and simplified fashion. EVPN is based on industry standards.

June 3, 2014

SMALL BUSINESS

Understanding the different types of Ethernet Switches

Ethernet Switches are broadly categorized into two main categories – Modular and Fixed Configuration. Modular switches, as the name implies, allows you to add expansion modules into the switches as needed, thereby delivering the best flexibility to address changing networks. Examples of expansion modules are application-specific (such as Firewall, Wireless, or Network Analysis), modules for […]

Enterprise Networks: Practical Differences in LAN and WAN SDN Deployments

In my last blog I introduced challenges Enterprises are facing in their WAN deployments and the definition of ONF SDN. While the broad definition of ONF’s SDN architecture implies many theoretical answers to these challenges, we need to be pragmatic. Let’s take a look at the practical differences in LAN and WAN networks that affect […]