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Nuage Networks VSP Continued Evolution – Release 5.0 – Pt. 3

This is part 3 of a three-part blog post describing Nuage Networks’ single-platform approach for the software-defined DC and SD-WAN. Read part one here  and part two here.

The third and final part of this blog post addresses the DC, which covers Policy-automated 100G Switching and NFV & Telco Cloud.

It is worth noting that the 5.0 release provides a significant number of new capabilities beyond those discussed in this blog, in areas such as  DevOps/container networking and cloud i [...]

Nuage Networks VSP Continued Evolution – Release 5.0 – Pt. 2

This is part two of a three-part blog post describing Nuage Networks' single-platform approach for the software-defined DC and SD-WAN. Read part one here.

Nuage Networks is the only vendor to provide true end-to-end seamless connectivity and policy across the DC, WAN, and Public Cloud.

The first blog addressed SD-WAN, which covers SD-WAN Beyond Connectivity and Advanced Networking with SD-WAN.

This second blog addresses SD-WAN and DC, which covers Security and Analytics for DC & WA [...]

Nuage Networks VSP Continued Evolution – Release 5.0

Note: This is part 1 of a 3-part blog post on Nuage Networks release 5.0.

2017 began with key wins – BT, Telefonica, and Telia, among others - followed by a healthy stream of Service Provider and Enterprise wins. No less important, 2017 was also a year with a major product milestone in form of the Nuage Networks VSP 5.0 software release. Maintaining Nuage as the leading provider of SDN policy-based automation for the data center (DC) and the wide area network (WAN), the 5.0 release introduc [...]

On-Demand Cloud Visibility using Nuage SDN Policy-Based Mirroring

Many organizations, even those not typically associated with technology, are migrating to the cloud. This trend is growing because the cloud offers increased flexibility and agility. Last year, 89% of the enterprises adopted public cloud, and 71% a hybrid cloud model.

With this mass migration, organizations have more segments to manage and more potential blind spots in their networks. Organizations also need to ensure compliance and security policies are extended to public cloud workloa [...]

The Tale of Two Container Networking Standards: CNM v. CNI

Coming out of last months Dockercon conference, a number of interesting trends are taking shape on the container networking front. SDxCentral reported on the push to standardize one of a couple of container networking models, called CNI, here. Standardizing networking and orchestration in the container space will really help take the technology mainstream and build a healthy ecosystem of technology providers. It might be a good time to provide a little history and context to these standardizatio [...]

Application Aware Routing (AAR) a Key Enabler of SD-WAN and Hybrid WAN Automation

More and more organizations are looking to apply software defined networking (SDN) concepts across their enterprise WAN, beyond the cloud and data center, to improve network and application performance while reducing the management overhead across remote sites and branches. While having a software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) can provide a myriad of benefits to both service providers (on-demand VPN offerings, e.g.) as well as enterprise customers (for their own branch network management), there is one p [...]

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Nuage PCI Compliance Report Highlights Advantages of Microsegmentation

This week Nuage Networks released a white paper validating compliance of our latest 4.0 release with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). PCI DSS requires merchants and service providers that store, process or transmit cardholder data to adopt information security controls and processes to ensure consumer protection. As the payment processing chain undergoes rapid evolution as more and more transactions migrate online, while major processing infrastructures migrate to shar [...]

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Nuage Networks at Ignite 2016; VSP Integration with Palo Alto Networks and Mirantis OpenStack

This week Nuage Networks is attending the Palo Alto Networks Ignite Cybersecurity Conference in sunny Las Vegas. Security policy orchestration in cloud networks has become a leading use case for SDN overlay networks, and we are showing off our capabilities with Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Next-Generation Firewalls along with Mirantis OpenStack cloud orchestration. The end result is a highly scalable, easily managed, secure infrastructure for large enterprises, service providers and carrier grad [...]

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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 [...]

Docker Networking Overview

Introduction

There are of course a lot of blog posts out there already regarding Docker networking, I don’t want to replicate that work but instead wanted to provide a clear overview of what is possible with Docker networking today by showing some examples of the different options.

In general the networking piece of Docker, and arguably Docker itself, is still quite young so things move fast and will likely change over time. A lot of progress has been made via the SocketPlane acquisitio [...]

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