Fall 2015 ONUG Meeting Highlights

The Fall 2015 meeting of the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) gave customers a chance to hone their use cases and deliver the candid, critical feedback to vendors who are working on open networking products.

Click here to read the paper

The Collision Of Open Source, Open Networking, And SDN

Open source is a driving factor in enterprise technology, and it is fueling the move to open networking and SDN. As businesses are “betting the business” on open source in cloud and enterprise platforms, networking, the last bastion of proprietary stacks, is ready to be toppled.

Read more in my Forbes.com article

SD-WAN: Driving Business Benefits

Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) is changing the technology landscape, but more importantly, SD-WAN is having a real impact on the business side of the equation. SD-WAN vendor Silver Peak is recognized for the WAN expertise and driving the clear business benefits with SD-WAN.

Click here to read the paper

IoT, Mobility, And SDN Are Changing Your Network, Are You Ready?

There is plenty afoot in the datacenter that is impacting networks, but the drive for new network technologies will not come from hardware or even networking software. True change will be driven by the applications that need a different network to support massive data needs.

Read more in my Forbes article

Cisco And Apple: Not-So-Strange Bedfellows?

While most consider Cisco Systems and Apple to be at different ends of the technology spectrum, their relationship as endpoint and network controllers is deepening with announcements that tie the two together.

Read more in my Forbes article

Can Broadband Change the WAN?

For years, wide area networks (WANs) were based on multi protocol label switching (MPLS) technology, but MPLS is very expensive and less flexible. A new generation of software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) products are adding broadband to create hybrid WANs. Silver Peak is one of the leaders in this space.

Click here to read the paper

Spring 2015 ONUG Meeting Highlights

A summary of the various meetings and discussions from the Spring 2105 meeting of the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) where user needs flow into use cases that are shared with vendors who are delivering open networking products.

Click here to read the paper

Bringing Dev Ops to WAN Orchestration

The movement to dev ops was primarily focused on application development but Glue Networks brings the concepts of dev ops to WAN (and network orchestration) through their latest Glueware release.

Click here to read the paper