software defined networks
Five lessons manufacturing operations can learn from enterprise IT teams
OT experts in digital manufacturing borrow tried-and-true practices from IT teams to keep the network high performing, available, and secure.
DevSecOps: Win-Win for All
[This is part one of a four-part blog series about DevSecOps.] Today, companies are transforming their business to offer customers connected digital experiences where products and services are increasingly powered by mobile, cloud and data analytics capabilities. Developers in turn are moving to Development Operations (DevOps) processes to meet the need for greater agility and […]
Cisco Lights Up Paris with Transformational Innovations
Cisco is proud to be a triple diamond sponsor of MPLS+SDN+NFV World Congress 2016, which runs from March 8-11 at the Marriott Paris Rive Gauche Hotel and Conference Center in Paris, France. (For the uninitiated, that’s quite a jumble of acronyms — spelled out, it stands for “Multi-Protocol Label Switching + Software Defined Networks + […]
Orchestrated Assurance – Ready for the World
Guest blog by Dr. Stefan Vallin, Principle Architect , Cisco and Mats Nordlund, CTO, Netrounds Over the recent years, network service orchestration has gained widespread traction from communication service providers (CSPs) all around the world as a means to automate the tedious and error-prone tasks required to configure network devices. What if the orchestrator could […]
Announcing the new Data Center and Cloud Community!
It’s finally here- the new Data Center and Cloud community framework has launched! We created new content spaces for Compute and Storage, Software Defined Networks, Data Center and Networking, and OpenStack...
Milan, Please Meet Open Network Architecture for Service Providers
By Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing When I look at the sky, I see an infinite number of stars. It is a moment of inspiration when I gaze at the sky in hope of spotting something miraculous. Looking at the Telecom industry and its new innovations, I feel the same. A new star is […]
The Agile (r)Evolution – Mobile Heads to the Cloud
Co-Authored by Ian Hood, Senior Manager, Service Provider Architecture & Dan Kurschner, Senior Manager, Service Provider Mobility Business Challenge: Everything Goes Mobile The dynamic state of the business of service providers is quite apparent these days, and perhaps this is most evident for the mobility providers as everyone and everything goes mobile. All of their […]
Control Without Compromise Through Superior Data Center Protection
The news of high-profile targeted data center attacks has dominated security news recently. But data center attacks are even more prevalent than those headlines suggest. In fact, a survey conducted...
The Napkin Dialogues: “Open”-ing up to SDN
I consider myself to be a reasonably intelligent individual. Well, perhaps “reasonably” is a debatable term; just ask my friends. Or my wife. (Then again, don’t ask my wife.) Reasonable or not, though, I’ve been trying to wrap my head around what all this “software defined” stuff is supposed to mean, and I have to […]