Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are increasingly important in the networking industry. Their sophisticated magnitude, crafted impact and widely spread side-effects beyond a specific objective are leading to unexpected and severe economical consequences for both enterprises and service providers.
The notion of a tipping point, introduced by Malcolm Gladwell, describes the moment or the point in time at which things change dramatically. In mobility, the advent of 5G represents such a tipping point.
The dramatic change that 5G brings will be in how value is created, and the opportunities presented to service providers. With the number of total Internet users expected to grow to 7.6 billion, and an estimated 11 billion mobile devices connected to the Internet by 2020—mobile operators should anticipate unprecedented opportunity.
Have you seen the Hobbit film trilogy? Peter Jackson's monumental work doesn't strictly follow the original book the way his Lord of the Rings trilogy did. Instead, he uses the Hobbit book as a platform to which he adds a number of characters, back stories, and details that flesh out the story to more fully recount his particular vision of Middle Earth. And Juniper's Contrail SDN products have the same philosophy: they are platforms that can interoperate with a variety of different networking devices to help you create the your own particular vision of SDN.
Thomas Watson, the founder of IBM, has this famous quote: “The way to succeed is to double your failure rate”. Find out how virtualization technologies can help service providers fail fast, and succeed faster.