Displaying articles for: 01-27-2013 - 02-02-2013
The need for software defined networking (SDN) is clear. Information Technology (IT) advancement is critical for breakthrough business advantages and leading businesses have created competitive differentiation by harnessing the full power of IT’s core building blocks, computing, storage and networking. But traditional networks have not kept pace with the improvements we’ve seen in virtualizing computing and storage, so the major shift brought about by SDN is that the network has become an equal participant in the orchestration stack to allow new value to be derived from IT investments.Read more...
Television and programming have come a long way. There is an endless broadcast of programming and multitude of online options for entertainment. Over the top providers use a lot of bandwidth, complicating operations and profitability for the network operators. Further, operators are not able to quickly meet the needs of their customers. This gap is often fulfilled by niche players. In my article on Wired magazine, I discuss how service providers can design the customer experience better using programmable networks. Read about it at: http://insights.wired.com/profiles/blogs/designing
How do you take a good idea and use it to generate value? That was the question posed by NJIT's Michael Ehrlich to our students at the second Juniper-AT&T Hackathon. Armed with an introduction to software defined networking, we challenged the teams to consider their "I wish" lists for network performance and data insights and turn them into potential value using the Junos Space network management platform.Read more...
Exploring the vision for the networking industry and the issues shaping its future.
Executive VP, General Manager
Juniper Development & Innovation