virtualization

February 21, 2017

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Make network virtualization a reality with Cisco DNA Virtualization

Wondering why anyone would want to virtualize their network? Well I’d like to introduce three customers who are using DNA Virtualization solutions to make their networks more flexible, faster and cost-effective.

February 17, 2017

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Multi-Operator Essentials for 5G Success

Over 80% of mobile data is being consumed indoors. This white paper examines at the essentials for multi-operator 5G to succeed in indoor environments.

February 2, 2017

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Automate and Simplify Your Operations – Cisco NSO Leads the Way

Change is never easy. And network management teams are facing unprecedented change as Service Providers are under pressure from their enterprise customers to deliver and support more agile service offerings. New technology innovations like programmable networks and network functions virtualization (NFV) can give service providers the operational agility and increased scalability needed to meet these […]

November 18, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Okay, but what are you trying to do?

Going Digital, Digitization, The Digital Experience are all terms being thrown around these days and I am often asked “what does that really mean?”.  While the industry has done an amazing job of creating new buzz words, it is hard for the everyday technologist to link them to anything practical.  We can put together the […]

October 28, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

With Programmable Networks, Level 3 Puts Customers Front and Center

What does it take to be an agile digital service provider in today’s competitive marketplace? For Level 3, it’s all about speed, simplicity, and flexibility. Claudio Scola (pictured left), Level 3’s director of global product marketing, spoke with Cisco about how the company is using orchestration and software-defined networking (SDN) to deliver customized service offerings […]

October 12, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

SoftBank Cuts Cloud Service Deployment Times by Nearly 90 Percent With Network Virtualization, Automation, and Orchestra …

In the competitive market for network services, it’s getting harder for operators to stand out from the crowd. SoftBank, a Tier-1 service provider in Asia, is changing the game with automation, virtualization, and orchestration. Today, enterprise customers can select and tailor network service offerings for precisely what they need from SoftBank’s SmartVPN Web portal. With […]

October 11, 2016

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Cisco ONE Software delivers the Digital Network Architecture to 14,000 customers

Six months ago, Cisco announced the Digital Network Architecture (DNA), providing companies with infrastructure capabilities necessary to digitize their businesses. At the core of DNA are four guiding principles: Virtualize networking services into software, with the freedom to run on a variety of platforms Automate the deployment & configuration of networking services through controllers Surface […]

NFV: Time to Quick Start Your Services!

  Guest Blog Submitted by Filippo Galimberti, Sr. Marketing Manager SP   The industry has been discussing about Virtualization for a quite a while. The adoption is not picking-up as expected. Why? One of the main reasons is too much efforts are still spent on designing and testing a NFV Infrastructure meeting quality and performance […]