Step Beyond the Connection

For the past 20 years if not longer, the network has been the lifeblood of enterprises as it is the foundation on which connectivity is built. It is hard to imagine that most any corporate organization can do business without connectivity, so much so that the networks’ power and ubiquity has made it a baseline […]

Deeper Insight for Deeper Intelligence

Data center monitoring and analytics (M&A) requires a comprehensive metadata collection platform that leverages advanced Big Data processing, Machine Learning (ML), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics to perform application to network visibility, correlation, and modeling for data center network fabrics. The platform collects network stream metadata (not actual payload data) from across the data center […]

Bringing the Future of Intent-Based Networking to ONUG 2018

As reliance on SaaS applications increases and workloads move to the cloud, Wide Area Network (WAN) requirements increase in scope and are top of mind for many businesses and thought leaders responsible for their digital transformation strategy. Rather than trying to fix each element of their network architecture individually, organizations are beginning to look at […]

SDN/NFV: How Virtualization Evolves This Year on the Road to 5G

Summary Software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) are the technologies driving next generation network transformation; but the factors impacting faster SDN/NFV adoption are the same ones slowing the road to 5G. While there are many technical challenges, it comes down to the fact that this is a paradigm shift. Running a hybrid networking […]

Monitoring SD-WAN and Other Overlay Networks

Why should we care about monitoring and visibility into Software Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN) in the first place?  Well, for one thing, analysts’ consensus estimates that the SD-WAN market will grow from roughly $90M in 2017 to over $4B in 2020.  Digital economy demands agility in responding to user requirements and delivering superb user […]

The Inevitability of Autonomy

I remember leaving camp with my parents on visiting day, late 70s, New Hampshire. It was hot and sticky and bright green out as we drove to from Lake Arlington to Hanover, to the Dartmouth campus and the Kiewit Computation Center. Inside was cool and crisp. White and sterile, with the hint of a hum […]