SD-WAN: What are the business benefits?

What are the business benefits of SD-WAN deployment? SD-WAN stands for a Software-Defined Wide Area Network. It simplifies network management. It reduces the cost of the network infrastructure. It provides better network governance. And it is easier to manage the previous generation Hybrid Networking. With 50% of the data in networks now being delivered to…

AT&T Open Sources ECOMP for network and NFV orchestration

Yesterday AT&T handed over control of it’s ECOMP (Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy) engine to the Linux Foundation, moving the development of their VNF orchestrator into the Open Source community. The press announcement buries this within a whole pile of announcements regarding the AT&T Indigo network architecture. 8.5 million lines of code within the…

What is Local Internet Breakout?

Read stories on CoherentLight about: Local Internet Breakout What is Local Internet Breakout? Local Internet Breakout provides access to the Internet close to the user at each site.The previous centralised internet breakout model was different. In the past, maintaining corporate security used larger centralised gateways to the Internet. These central portals provided not only firewalls…