NFV’s Impact on Network Equipment Manufacturers

NFV as viewed by the Network Equipment Manufactures What the customers are looking for from NFV: With the advent of NFV the networking industry is seeing a big change in the historically conservative views of their Telco customers. ┬áThe Telcos are willing to: Take a larger CapEx hit if it means very large reductions on OpEx Work with smaller (startup) vendors Give up … [Read more...]

SDN and Overlay Networks – It’s all about fit and features

This post has been sitting in my queue since October, I felt it was time to let it go. It's all about fit and features in Software Defined Overlay Networks Midokura MidoNet: What is it? Midokura's MidoNet creates a fully-meshed overlay network built on top of your current IP network. ┬áMidoNet's defining feature is the claimed ability to fully process a packet at the edge of … [Read more...]