31 Articles Tagged Software Defined Networking

The SDN Effect on Network Security

The SDN Effect on Network Security

  • Maan Al-Shakarchi
  • May 16, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • For enterprise organizations around the world, Software Defined Networking (SDN) is transforming the way we build and operate our networking infrastructure. Similar to the way…

Network Security – It’s Everybody’s Business

  • Maan Al-Shakarchi
  • May 4, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • As the week kicks off, we are greeted with yet another network security breach making headline news. The story comes from Bangladesh’s Central Bank, where…
Next time you visit Dubai, take a public transport

Next time you visit Dubai, take a public transport

  • Areff Mohammed
  • May 4, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • With happiness being a key focus in Dubai, government agencies are looking towards contributing to the goal of raising the quality of life of customers…

Why Service Providers are Taking the TLA Approach

  • Maan Al-Shakarchi
  • February 29, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Every couple of years, there seems to be a new crop of TLAs (three-letter acronyms) that appear in the telecom industry, most of which overpromise…

Intelligent Software to Improve Network Automation

  • Camille Campbell
  • December 7, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Let intelligent software do all the work. Much has been written about the complexity of today’s networks and how mega trends like mobility, social and…

Virtual Reality Will Improve Thanksgiving Football (Soon)

  • Luke Stangel
  • November 25, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • Virtual reality (VR) will be bigger than ever in 2016. Spotlighted as one of the top five trends for businesses to watch, I’m jumping on…

“Thinking Small” Earns Avaya Network Innovation Award

  • Jaime Weaver
  • October 19, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • The networking world often comes down to a battle of big boxes. Big boxes, at times, are needed to address legitimate throughput constraints; at other…

SDN Solutions Provide the Tools to Revolutionize the Enterprise

  • Luke Stangel
  • September 8, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • The recent buzz in the industry is astonishing. I would dare to argue that we have never before seen this level of activity and innovation…

Why Avaya + VMware = SDN Success

  • Luke Stangel
  • August 31, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • Why it doesn’t have to be an either-or decision between the underlay and the overlay Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization, virtualization, data center automation,…

The Top 5 Networking Security Lessons from Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

  • Luke Stangel
  • August 26, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Watching a movie generally requires suspension of disbelief, especially with an escapist movie like Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Tom Cruise's latest summer blockbuster. As…

89% of Employees Apparently Don’t Care About Mobile Security

  • Luke Stangel
  • August 19, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • IT security has a big job: keep corporate data safe in the face of motivated hackers and unaware employees. Today that job is harder than…

Avoiding Network Outages: When the Cost of Doing Nothing is Everything

  • Joey Fister
  • August 13, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • What does downtime mean to you? Time, productivity, money? Likely, you’re nodding at all three -- and you’re not alone. According to Aberdeen Group, the…

10 Must-Ask Questions for Hospitals Adopting the Internet of Things

  • Luke Stangel
  • August 10, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Hospitals are increasingly adopting Internet-connected devices, in hopes of tapping into their impressive benefits. Imagine “smart beds” that can automatically detect if they’re occupied (or…

Building the Network of Tomorrow, Today

  • Jean Turgeon
  • July 29, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • Imagine you want to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco. You can either get in a car and drive there, moving from city to…

Why Your Network Isn't Ready for the Internet of Things

  • Mohamed Awais
  • May 4, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • Businesses face a tough reality—every day, employees, customers and partners bring a growing number of mobile devices into the enterprise, opening up the network to…

Interop 2015: It’s Time for the Internet of Business Things

  • Jaime Weaver
  • April 21, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Is the Internet of Things ready for the enterprise? It’s a question that’s front-and-center in my mind as Avaya gears up for this year’s Interop…