Category: Technology

New capabilities in Nuage Networks Release 6.0 for Data Center SDN

Nuage Network’s goal from the very beginning has been to automate networking and connect users to their applications with no restrictions by providing an open SDN software platform, the Virtualized Services Platform (VSP). Users of VSP have come to love the automation, openness, advanced networking capabilities, rich security policies, and multi-cloud capabilities that it offers. Today we have customers that include Telcos, public cloud providers, service providers and enterprises who are usin [...]

Nuage Networks leadership exemplified with MEF 3.0 SD-WAN certification

MEF recently announced that Nuage Networks from Nokia was one of the first technology vendors certified to support MEF 3.0 SD-WAN services. This certification enables technology vendors to validate the conformance of their products and services against the industry-leading SD-WAN Service Attributes and Services (MEF 70) global standard. It also enables enterprise buyers to identify whether the SD-WAN product or service that they are considering conforms to these industry-standard attributes or c [...]

Nuage Networks recognized as a Leaders Board Partner of Intel® Network Builders Winners’ Circle Program for driving SDN innovation

As a member of the Intel® Network Builders ecosystem, Nuage Networks has contributed to the acceleration of network transformation by working closely with Intel and their ecosystem. Based on these contributions, Nuage Networks has been recognized as a Leaders Board Partner company.

In particular, Nuage Networks has worked to advance the performance of software-based virtual switches in the form of the virtualized network services gateway (NSG-v), accelerated virtual routing and switching (AV [...]

SD-WAN 2.0: the delivery of enterprise IT services across any network and cloud

First generation SD-WAN solutions (SD-WAN 1.0) have focused on delivering automated IP connectivity and WAN management across different transport types.
These deployments were primarily constrained within the WAN itself and overlooked the end-to-end aspect of service delivery. Since then, enterprise IT needs have rapidly shifted to accommodate multi-cloud capabilities, leading to many models for enterprises to consume cloud services.  This environment has created a new set of require [...]

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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