software defined network

Fresh Perspectives on Monetization in Programmable Service Provider Networks

Written By Wayne Cullen, Senior Manager, Service Provider Architectures Agility. Scalability. Automation. Orchestration. Programmability. Service providers are exploring such an array of new and exciting capabilities these days! You hear a lot about lowering costs by increasing efficiency and decreasing complexity. But what about monetization? More specifically, do programmable networks help make you money while […]

June 26, 2014

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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 […]

Combining Cloud, NFV, and SDN to create agile new services

Written By Volker Tegtmeyer, Senior Manager Product & Solution Marketing The industry is going through a huge business transformation. Enterprises want to focus their resources and investments on their core business rather than investing in non-core IT operations. They are looking at consuming network and IT services from the cloud, rather than investing in in-house […]

Telecom Italia Creates SDN Network Testbed with Five Universities

Telecom Italia is constantly on the lookout for innovative technologies that provide a competitive advantage. The goal is to be the first to offer new services to customers. The latest hot innovations around Software Defined Networking (SDN) caught Telecom Italia’s attention. SDN promises to simplify network operations. And simpler network operations are a big piece […]

April 5, 2014

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Are You Ready for Dev Ops and SDN Software Development with Cisco ONE?

One of the great challenges of SDN – that many in my view underplay – is the change in paradigm from having a vendor deliver your network (hardware...

February 27, 2014

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How a Snowboarding ‘Wipeout’ Can Guide You On SDN Deployment

  As I was thinking about how best to advise you on how to "experiment" with SDN technologies, and more specifically why you should run a formal pilot to evaluate...

February 14, 2014

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Get Started on SDN and Cisco ONE: Learn from Our New Technical White Paper

If you were to believe the industry press, you could easily be forgiven for thinking that many companies across the world were rolling software defined networking (SDN) technologies into their...

December 23, 2013

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SDN Adoption Challenges: My Wrap Up For 2013

2013 was the year I started working on SDN - specifically in the area of devising professional services for Cisco ONE and Application Centric Infrastructure, ACI.  A few...