Category: Proof Points

Momentum Builds in China for Large Telco-Grade SDN and SD-WAN Deployments

Nuage Networks continues to build momentum across Greater China for software-defined infrastructure for the data center cloud, as well as the WAN. Recent deals, and the increasing size and scope of cloud deployments, show that China is taking a leadership position in rolling out SDN/ SD-WAN, and taking advantage of the network automation that solutions from Nuage Networks can deliver.

Today, we announced that China Mobile (CMCC) selected Nuage Networks’ Virtualized Services Platform (VSP) t [...]

BBVA showcases next-generation infrastructure provisioning using Kubernetes and OpenStack

At the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona one of our trail-blazing customers – BBVA bank – showcased how they are leveraging the Nuage Networks Virtualized Cloud Services (VCS) solution to deliver next-generation infrastructure provisioning services using OpenStack on top of Kubernetes.

The video recording of this talk – called “Next Generation Overlay for Kubernetes and OpenStack” is available here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyGHZ2HCwqY

Using their extensive experience with [...]

Nuage Networks to Contribute Technology for BT’s future SD-WAN Services

Large organizations around the world are adopting cloud services at a rapid pace. It’s not surprising, since the cloud provides instantaneous access to a whole world of applications and services at home, work, and on the go.
BT is at the heart of this transition, announcing it will accelerate its investment by integrating a range of new technologies – including those from Nuage Networks -- that will make it easier, faster and safer for organizations to move towards a cloud-based IT consump [...]

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Exponential-e announces Nuage Networks as partner for new SD-WAN service

Today, Exponential-e, a UK provider of cloud connectivity, business Internet and IT services, announced that they would be using Nuage Networks Virtualized Network Services (VNS) platform as the basis for newly announced SD-WAN services that they are rolling out to customers. Exponential-e is a leader in WAN service delivery with a 100GigE core network, including MPLS VPNs, with enterprise-grade security and end-to-end Service Level Agreements (SLAs). They are the UK’s pioneer of corporate Vir [...]

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New Forrester Research Study on SDN Adoption for Heterogeneous Cloud Environments

This week Forrester Research released a new study Expanding IT Automation Through Cross-Technology SDN Platforms, sponsored by Nokia and Nuage Networks. The research is a Technology Adoption Profile (TAP), a format in which Forrester summarizes market surveys and custom research questionnaires to show how IT organizations are using and benefiting from emerging technology and industry trends.

Nuage Networks wanted to gather and publish the market research on how organizations were deploying S [...]

Don’t Shortchange the Overlay Optimistic – Takeaways from ONUG

Whether you’re overlay optimistic or overlay pessimistic about the way datacenter networks are going to evolve, there was a lot of proof in the virtual pudding at the recently concluded Open Networking User Group (ONUG) meeting in the Big Apple. The Overlay Working Group had issued their 2015 testplan challenge, and the results of their testing were published & discussed last week.

Admittedly and firmly among the Overlay optimistic, I see clearly now the leading indicators for a real sh [...]

It’s Overlay O’clock ! Do You Know Where Your Packets Are?

Some time ago, we discussed the principles of overlay networks and the design requirements for the physical infrastructure that can support such networks. As discussed in this blog, almost every communication channel we have today is indeed using one or more overlays - IP over Ethernet, IP over Optics, Wireless access over GRE tunnels over IP over Optics etc.

The idea of decoupling services from core networks, maintaining a simple core and pushing intelligence at the edge has been fundamental [...]

We Can See Clearly Now

Imagine driving on a humid rainy day with the windows of your car fogging repeatedly. When time and safety are of the essence, this quickly becomes more than a nuisance. Especially in situations of busy traffic and rapidly changing road conditions, visibility is critical.

A leading indicator of the real adoption of private clouds by demanding enterprises is that the same observation is being made. Safely and productively expanding private cloud deployments often means breaking through an oper [...]

China Telecom Stacks Cloud infrastructure with Nuage SDN

In building a self-service, secure and scalable public cloud infrastructure to meet the needs of demanding enterprises, China Telecom’s Cloud Computing branch (CTCC) has deployed the Nuage Networks SDN solution. We’re all very excited to have CTCC among our latest publicly announced customers, and this blog will add a bit more commentary to our press release.

As is the case with many cloud providers, a primary driver for CTCC was to achieve faster response to customer requests while achie [...]

SDN Will Soon Experience Hyper-growth

Overview

A very informative book, Inside the Tornado by Geoffrey Moore, describes how companies can survive and ideally leverage hyper-growth markets. While Software Defined Networking (SDN) is not yet in hyper-growth mode, there are powerful forces accelerating its overall velocity in the market. While each force exerts its own influence, it also increases the impact of other forces as shown in the figure.

 

Market Accelerators

Three forces acting to accelerate the SDN market [...]

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