Confronting Digital Transformation Challenges

The global digital transformation market is expected to continue to grow. At the forefront of that transformation are Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) technologies, which are creating new opportunities to redefine the customer experience by delivering agile and on-demand services. While there’s a lot of industry buzz about these services as […]

Network Automation: Road to Programmable Networks

The world of networking is undergoing a major shift over the past few years. Micro services and containers in application stack has put new challenges to networking engineers across enterprises to build a faster and leaner network stack. Greater visibility into end-to-end network flow and granular control is another big requirement. It means that organizations […]

Absolutely Sure: Is it Possible to Verify Network Designs and Policies?

The more networks have evolved and the more complex data center architectures have become, organizations are realizing they’ve got time bombs latent in their network, just waiting for the right set of circumstances to take down critical portions of their infrastructure. In the past, a configuration error might cause a blip in the network that […]

Breaking Infrastructure Down to Build it Up

If software is indeed moving to the cloud, new tools will be required for debugging when errors culminate into outages. This is due to the reliance on higher level abstractions through monitoring now that there is no physical access to the servers running the applications. Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the types of […]

Getting to Hybrid in a Multi-Cloud World

Public clouds can be a blessing and a curse. They’re easy to use in limited ways, but hard to turn into a strategic resource. To make them an effective part of an enterprise infrastructure, there’s work that has to be done and it’s not insubstantial. Most enterprises are using multiple cloud providers through relationships that […]

Next Gen Data Center Networking Report

SDxCentral Research is pleased to announce the availability of our 2018 edition of our Next Gen Data Center Networking Report. After the enormous success of last year’s inaugural edition, we’ve been hard at work updating the report for this year. Cloud computing, software-defined networking (SDN), and network virtualization have radically changed the way data centers are being networked. […]