software defined network
Use SDN Strategically – and NOT as a “Band Aid”
The other week I attended the “Software Defined Networking 2013” conference in London. This is a UK-based event for...
Summary: An Innovative Infrastructure to Capture the Value of the Internet of Everything
The Internet of Everything (IoE) is no longer a prediction. It is reality. As I think about the infrastructure...
SDN Reflections on the London Gartner Data Center Conference – Part 2
Last week I started my SDN reflections on the London Gartner Data Center Conference, and I found I had quite a lot to discuss. Last week I covered: Do we need SDN? SDN and the Gartner Hype Cycle SDN Deployment Models So here is the concluding part. This week I’ll cover: Overlay-Based SDN — and the […]
SDN: Cisco Domain Ten tells us it’s not (just) about the Network
In my first SDN blog, I asserted that "Services" - that is technical support, professional and consultancy services - are the missing "S" in the SDN debate. I'd...
SDN 101: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How to Do It
Despite all the buzz about software-defined networking (SDN), many organizations don’t yet have a clear idea of how it will benefit them. In this blog, I’ll tackle the what and why of SDN, and explain the different approaches you can consider. What: A Disruptive Approach to Network Control For the last quarter century, network devices […]
Leading the Network Evolution to SDN – Helping You with Your SDN Adoption Strategy
If you are following the industry debates around Software Defined Networking (SDN), and are wondering “What really is SDN?”, “How the concepts of network virtualization and network programmability relate...
The Programmable Network: End-to-End Visualization and Control
In our last blog, we talked about the next generation Internet. It will be about the Internet of Everything ─ people-to-people, machine-to-machine, machine-to-people, trillions of things coming online in coming years. Software Defined Networking (SDN) is only part of the overall solution. Real-time intelligence, automation and orchestration, instantaneous responsiveness, and unprecedented business and operational agility […]
Programmable Networks Will Power the Internet of Everything
We’re 13 years into the new millennium and we still don’t have flying cars, house cleaning robot maids or refrigerators that talk back to us. Not everything predicted for our Jetson-like future came true — or maybe not as quickly as expected. Yet, that doesn’t mean it won’t happen. Our industry talked about triple play […]
Experts Tell All – Cisco ONE Webinars: An Introduction to the Cisco One Platform Kit (onePK)
Topics such as Software Defined Networking and programmable networks are of great interest to many network operators these days. With that in mind we’re pleased to kick off a new series of Webcasts to help our customer learn more about Cisco’s Open Network Environment strategy. Please join us on April 9, 2013 at 9:00 am […]