Category Archives: NFV

Operationalizing IT Services: SDN Federation/Operability Orchestration

In enterprise network and datacenter environments, the management of networking devices is still highly vendor specific with multiple element management systems communicating with, and controlling their respective families of devices. With the advent of “open” approaches driving the replacement of these devices with commodity hardware, the cost of that replacement relegates that approach to a…

What can SDN and NFV do to help transform the back-office operations of your business and increase your agility? Part 2

[Uh-jil-i-tee]: n, the power of moving quickly and easily, the ability to think and draw conclusions quickly, intellectual acuity. Agility: We always look for it in athletics, the handling of the cars we drive, the way performers dance and move on a stage, and in the sense of intellectual prowess, the ability to think on…

What can SDN and NFV do to help transform the back-office operations of your business and increase your agility?

Part 1: Transformation [trans-fer-mey-shun]: n, A complete or major change in someone’s or something’s appearance, form, nature, etc. Transformation is occurring in many facets of the Communication Service Provider’s (CSP’s) network, product offerings, service definitions and business operations.  Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) has been at the forefront as a catalyst…

Understanding Network Services Virtualization In The SDN Era

Network Services Virtualization In The SDN Era

The need for greater business agility is reshaping the dynamics of networking. Driving this change is the advent of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) rising to the forefront as a key set of tools and technologies. Why Change? Why the move to network virtualization? Simply put, it’s about cost and flexibility. In…

How SDN Is Disrupting Corporate Networking

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Software-defined networking (SDN) is disrupting corporate networking as IT executives look to break free from static, non-agile networking infrastructure, and to lower their operating costs. Traditional telecom OSS systems are being disrupted due to massive complexity, slow development time and legacy design concepts – the same is true on the enterprise side of the demarcation…