Orchestrated Assurance: What is it and why do I need it?
Service Providers to deliver network services faster with assured customer quality. Cisco Orchestrated Assurance powered by Netrounds offer a new solution to this challenge.
What to Look for in an NFV Deployment and Orchestration Solution
Introducing Cisco NFV Orchestrator with Elastic Services Controller
MPLS+SDN+NFV World Congress 2017: Where The Rubber Meets The Road
Industry experts, operators and vendors present real use cases and technology demos to demonstrate what works, and what does not, for real deployments in live networks.
WAN Automation–Not Just Another New Release, but a Game Changer
Cisco WAN Automation Engine (WAE) is enabling real-time network planning and the latest release, WAE 7.0 is now available.
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 […]
Boring is the New Awesome
The core principle of model-driven telemetry is super simple: as much usable data out of the network as fast as possible. The implementation is also pretty subtle: a push mechanism, data models, open-source encodings. In fact, it’s all so simple and subtle that some folks look under the hood and say, “so what?” To that, […]
Oh, How Far We’ve Come in Building Cloud-Scale Networking
It’s been a year since I wrote this blog detailing our software innovations aimed at helping Service Providers address the ever-increasing challenges imposed by digitization. IOS XR for cloud-scale networking has really taken flight since then and I am proud to share with you some highlights from the journey thus far. Our strategy is essentially […]
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 […]