network virtualization

June 23, 2016

CLOUD

Making NFV Insanely Simple for Hybrid Cloud

Looking to move away from purpose-built physical network appliances and take advantage of the benefits of NFV?  NFV is about much more than cost savings, it is about moving at the pace of software. But how do you get started? If you look at ETSI, you need a ton of hardware and software just to […]

February 15, 2016

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

NFV Is Not Just For Service Providers

What comes to mind when you hear the term Network Functions Virtualization(NFV)?  Until recently, at least in my mind, the answers were ‘Service Providers’, ‘vCPE’, ‘Cloud’. If you don’t know what NFV is, read this blog post first and come back. But why does NFV have to be exclusively for service providers?  At the end of […]

October 8, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

Evolution of the Super Administrator

Large enterprise organisations are traditionally siloed from an IT perspective. You have the Server Team, the Network Team, the Storage Team, the Security Team, the Application Team; you get the idea.  There are usually politics involved, where the IT Division resembles a kindergarten with playground arguments and disagreements. THE GAME IS CHANGING!  With the Software […]

September 19, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

IP Traffic Will Need a Fast Lane for Video in 2018

Over the past two decades, Internet Protocol (IP) traffic has been on the rise and is anticipated to continue along a similar trajectory over the next five years. The increasing number of fixed and wireless devices and M2M nodes that are connecting to global IP networks is one of the primary contributors to global IP […]

June 26, 2014

DATA CENTER

Observations from London SDN Conference… “Wait, it’s coming…” … But Can You Afford T …

Last week I spent some time at the “Software Defined Networking 2014” conference in London.  It’s a relatively small conference I would say however given the growing interest in SDN and rapid progress of the technology it’s always good to hear alternative viewpoints and experiences.  And I certainly found the previous conference here in December […]

Server Provider Has Never Been Better at Cisco Live!

Written By Igor Dayen, Manager, Service Provider Marketing, Cisco Cisco Live! 2014 in San Francisco was bigger, better, and bolder than ever this year. There was a record breaking 25,000 registered customers, partners, press and analysts at the event. The Service Provider Program has allowed the attendees to witness firsthand latest innovations and solutions as […]