Tag Archives : communications


Reconciling the carrier SDN paradox

How does advanced technology go mainstream? In the article below, Kevin Fogarty deals with this (new) age old question in the context of network virtualization in telecom carrier and service provider networks. If SDN for the enterprise is still a puzzle for many, complexity in these environments – due, as Fogarty points out, to sheer [...]

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Jacob Rapp, product marketing leader, HP networking

CSPs the third wave in HP SDN

Complexity in data centre networking has become axiomatic, as pressures imposed by the need to keep up with virtualization and cloud, Big Data volume and variety, mobility and multiple devices have turned familiar ground for network designers, operators and administrators. But imagine this challenge in the distributed networking environments of the carrier, communications service provider [...]


HP SDN App Store launch

HP has been building momentum towards launch of its HP SDN App Store, an online marketplace that went live September 25th where ISV developers of SDN applications can market their wares and customers can access enterprise class SDN solutions vetted by HP. According to Stephane Kahloun, senior global product marketing manager, SDN, HP, the store [...]

Stephane Kahloun, senior global product marketing manager, SDN, HP

Peter Christy, director, networking practice, 451 Research

2014 is the year of the virtual WAN

451 Research networking practice director Peter Christy has over thirty years’ experience  managing software and systems technology for leading IT vendors, including HP, Sun, IBM, DEC and Apple,  and was founder of MasPar Computer, a midrange SIMD HPC provider. This long term operational involvement has translated well into a research and advisory role at 451 Research, [...]


Creating continuous cloud

Like the avaricious and the prodigals in In Dante’s 4th circle of Hell who push giant boulders in opposite directions for eternity, shouting at each other ‘Why do you hold?’ ‘Why do you throw away?’, advocates of public vs. private cloud are engaged in a seemingly endless debate over the advantages of each path to [...]

Vinay Saxena, distinguished technologist and chief architect, NFV business unit, HP