NFV

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.

VNF Testing and Validation – With Cisco There’s Never Been A Better Time #NeverBetter

Cisco's VNF Onboarding Framework will accelerate service provider NFV adoption. Including validation and support of both Cisco and third party VNFs, there's never been a better time.

February 28, 2017

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco and Ericsson Enable Service Providers and Enterprises to Embrace Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Deliver …

The Cloud is changing how service providers and enterprises deliver services to users and provides new opportunities to drive their business forward. With cloud infrastructure, apps, and services they can proactively respond to market and business needs with greater agility, while reducing costs and complexity.

February 27, 2017

CLOUD

Secure Agile Exchange Revealed

We launched Secure Agile Exchange (SAE) last week in Berlin, Germany, as part of Cisco Live Europe. It was part of our DNA Virtualization announcement – it was so subtle you might have even missed it:-) We’ve been working on Secure Agile Exchange (SAE) for the last 3 years. We have a few customers going into production now with at least another 2 dozen in the pipeline. It is not a single product or SKU, but a comprehensive solution. What’s unique about SAE is that it was created and derived from the “front-line” versus the “corner office”. Consequently, the solution was born out of real world challenges and problems we hear about from our customers. Economists often say that innovation comes from small firms and most of the time they are right – not this time.

February 25, 2017

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Radical Transformation of Network Operations – Transformation Through Automation

Today offers a great opportunity for transforming your network operations with software enabled automation. Service providers will be able to leverage and adapt their networks to serve as a digital innovation platform, building a business partner ecosystem that can deliver innovative and profitable services to their end consumers.

February 21, 2017

DATA CENTER

If It’s Not Software Defined, It’s Legacy

New data center networks without SDN, NFV and automation could end up at least five years behind the curve and closing the door on private cloud.

January 3, 2017

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

2017 Predictions for SD-WAN (#sdwan)

SD-WAN adoption is increasing and the market is estimated to grow to between $6B and $1.24B by 2020. Why? Here are three key trends that will be impacting the branch and WAN in 2017.

December 20, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Get Your Data Center Ready for a Multicloud World

Cloud traffic will soon account for most data center network traffic. Now is the time to make the cloud a central pillar of your data center planning.

December 14, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Trends in Enterprise Networking for 2017

The networking industry made some great strides with digital transformation in 2016, and Cisco has been at the forefront with multiple network innovations and awards.