MEF focuses on SD-WAN with LSO and OpenCS

The old Metro Ethernet Forum (now simply MEF) issued a press-release to cover a focus on SD-WAN. This covers three areas: Service Implementations using the MEF frameworks Market Education Proof Continue Reading →

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 Continue Reading →

ZDNet: BT unveils bandwidth on demand under Dynamic Network Services

ZDNet are reporting that BT has unveiled their Dynamic Network Services. This has three prongs, one using SDN to manage bandwidth into the core, one supporting Network Function Virtualisation and Continue Reading →

TechCrunch: Appformix adds support for VMware following Juniper acquisition

TechCrunch reports that After acquisition by Juniper, Cloud optimization service Appformix adds support for VMware. Juniper purchased Appformix in December last year. Appformix uses telemetery from OpenStack or Kubernetes managed Continue Reading →

CenturyLink focuses on Enterprise with Level3

CenturyLink are adapting their Enterprise level offerings in preparation to bringing Level3 into the fold. This follows their announcement last week of the management team for new combined CenturyLink organisation. Continue Reading →

The perils of open-source without community – AT&T and Juniper

SDxCentral report that AT&T  are moving away from Juniper’s Contrail orchestration platform to OpenDaylight, citing that the lack community engagement in the platform. Can Contrail work as open-source without community? According to SDxCentral’s Continue Reading →