segment routing

Your competitors are using segment routing, don’t get left behind

Segment routing is coming to a competitor near you and it will be a key element of the network infrastructure of the future. But what is it and how will it offer tangible benefits for you, the service provider? It promises to simplify network operation and ensure the best performance of vital applications on that […]

Double Down on the Service Provider Technology at Cisco Live 2016 Las Vegas

Cisco Live has never been the same since this event was first launched. One of the key recent accomplishments has been adding the service provider booth to the main campus...

Segment Routing is crossing the chasm with real live deployments!

As stated in my previous blog on Segment Routing, 2016 marks an inflexion point in Segment Routing adoption. I’m not making this claim in a vacuum. This is actually grounded on multiple Service Providers’ feedback expressed during a Tech Field Day event on Segment Routing held last week in San Jose. Tech Field Day brought […]

June 27, 2016

DATA CENTER

Application Optimized Transport in the Data Center using Segment Routing

  I am posting this blog on behalf of Vipul Shah, Sr Manager, Product Management. Imagine a data center network for an e-commerce business that allows for on-demand allocation of bandwidth as a result of high traffic volumes generated by large number of transactions during the holiday shopping season, or a data center network for […]

Supercharge Your Network with Segment Routing Innovations!

MPLS+SDN+NFV World Congress is already two months away. Time goes really fast! Once again, it was an awesome week with spot on content and great speakers – can’t wait attending the next one! As every year, Cisco had a booth with some nice demos and the ones related to Segment Routing clearly hit the mark! […]

More Live Networks using Segment Routing

It’s been a year since Comcast commented on the importance of Segment Routing in an announcement we made at MPLS World Congress 2015. The topic sparked even more interest after Dave Ward’s keynote (see featured content) at this very same event. Since then, Segment Routing is a top-of-mind topic and innovative use cases are popping […]

November 19, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Software Innovations for Cloud Scale Networking

Back in 2011, web pioneer Marc Andreessen wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, entitled “Why software is eating the world”. I couldn’t agree more! First, let’s have a look at what’s going on in the industry at large. Every company in every vertical industry is facing unprecedented competitive pressure from new players making […]

September 22, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

WAN Automation Engine and Segment Routing: Two Great Solutions Even Better Together

Are you looking to deliver an intelligent, dynamic and highly optimized programmable network where applications have control in how they explicitly traverse the end-to-end network? If so, you have probably been watching the Application Engineered Routing story unfold since it was launched in March 2015. For those of you following this developing chapter in the […]

Segment Routing, the engine to Application Engineered Routing

Guest blog by Frederic Trate, SP Product and Solutions Marketing For those, who read my previous blog, you surely want to know more about Application Engineered Routing. As Segment Routing sits at the very heart of Application Engineered Routing, let me start explaining how the former works. I’m going to draw an analogy between how IP networks […]