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SDN and NFV needs a combination of software, servers and high end custom hardware

SDN and NFV needs a combination of software, servers and high end custom hardware

On March 11th Juniper Networks announced multiple new innovations around scaling the PTX core router, a new range of high density data centre switches and enhancements to our security products. Much of the coverage of these announcements was product centric, so in a world where a lot of the industry buzz is around new areas such as SDN, virtualisation and service agility you may be left thinking “so what?”

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The Return of JDI: A New Hope (for Service Providers)

The Return of JDI: A New Hope (for Service Providers)

As a super fan, I see Star Wars everywhere: on my phone, the background on my desktop—even my pets are named after Star Wars characters. The movie franchise has even followed me to Juniper, where our engineering organization is known as Juniper Development and Innovation—JDI for short, but we refer to it as “Jedi.” I was recently joking with a colleague, “Now that we are Jedi, we’re going to provide a new hope for our customers.”

 

In fact, I even see a parallel between Star Wars and the plight of service providers, who are facing a drastic rise in the amount and unpredictability of traffic while trying to retain or grow wallet share that is deteriorating due to the declining cost of Internet connectivity. In my mind, this is analogous to the Rebel Alliance facing the reconstruction of a second Death Star (the modern-day Death Star for service providers, of course, being the second wave of Internet growth fueled by mobile, video, and cloud applications).

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