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There was a problem with your video. Another version is available. White Paper NFV and SDN: The Next Step in the Evolution of the Networks There has been astounding growth in multimedia, cloud applications, and mobile usage—all while the competitive market builds business pressures to reduce costs, while revenues stay flat.
So the industry—enterprises, carriers, and service providers alike—is trying to figure out how to manage the havoc and transform traditional business models.
Many are looking to SDN technology as a way to drastically change their network design and operations. Since SDN opens up previously closed proprietary networks, you can manage your entire network—and all of your devices—consistently, no matter how complex the technology that runs the network. SDN is a game-changer for network players in the way it enables programmable networks , centralizes intelligence and control , facilitates network interaction via APIs , and provides vendor-neutral open architectures.
Meanwhile, DevOps-style programmability gives you greater control, agility, and self-sufficiency. The extensible, multi-domain platform paves the way to innovative services such as bandwidth-on-demand and Network-as-a-Service. Subscribe to get more articles on this topic. Comments are limited to characters. Great read, and one of the simplest explanations for SDN available anywhere.
Organizations looking to simplify and streamline their operations must be considering it as a godsend. We can clearly see what a giant it has become, with its value jumping from less than million USD in to expectedly reach more than 70 billion USD by , according to a report by Grand View Research. What is your take on the security of the system?
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How SDN Works
There was a problem with your video. Another version is available. Emir Halilovic, Principal Analyst at GlobalData, has 17 years of industry analyst experience covering a wide range of topics related to service provider networks. After a long gestation period, telecoms operators worldwide have found a consensus on the value of SDN in transport networks and have started the transition from traditional Network Management Systems NMS to SDN-based control and automation. The strong trend of this move to production is a consequence of several factors:. Learn more. But, the development of the SDN ecosystem and the move to production networks has also increased the requirements that an SDN solution has to fulfill.
There was a problem with your video. Another version is available. Ciena understands the challenge of rapid bandwidth growth. Our SDN technology uses real-time and predictive analytics that allow service providers to maximize revenue and reduce delivery costs. This demonstration provides a walk-through of Ciena's Emulation Cloud portal, and highlights key This is an archive of a video Hangout we hosted on October 29, , to talk through some of the
Why SDN Domain Controllers are the essential link in automating network operations
There was a problem with your video. Another version is available. Say goodbye to vendor lock-in. By combining open infrastructure, control, and application layers, network allocation has never been easier.
Software-Defined Control – Brought to You by the Letter C
There was a problem with your video. Another version is available. A couple of months ago, Ciena launched its new Blue Planet Manage, Control and Plan MCP software , a one-stop-shop for managing Ciena packet and optical infrastructure with agility and simplicity. In fact, MCP is centered on software-defined control, abstracting away the details of underlying infrastructure, and providing programmatic interfaces northbound to business applications. Ever since Software-Defined Networking SDN was introduced 5 years ago, as depicted in Figure 1, it set off an innovation spark in network strategy teams globally, in the high hopes that the technology would solve legacy telecom challenges. As years of development, trials, and deployments have shown, SDN is not a silver bullet, but a strategy that requires a long-term vision, systematic execution, and coordination across multiple network domains and organizational teams. Manage, Control and Plan: Unleash the programmability of your Ciena network.