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  • YANG Modeling Plays Key Role in SDN and The Third Network

    YANG Modeling Plays Key Role in SDN and The Third Network

    By Joan Engebretson A modeling language created several years ago by the IETF as part of a next-generation SNMP project has found a new role – supporting software defined networking and The Third Network. The modeling language, known as YANG for…
  • Emerging SDN/NFV Market Serves Up Plenty Of Challenges For Carrier Ethernet Providers

    Emerging SDN/NFV Market Serves Up Plenty Of Challenges For Carrier Ethernet Providers

    By Annie Lindstrom A significant number of network operators are beginning to deploy Software Defined Network/Network Functions Virtualization (SDN/NFV) solutions to make services and associated applications easier to manage, grow and monetize - as well as to improve the customer…
  • Unified Communications Community Gets Behind the Third Network with UC SDN

    Unified Communications Community Gets Behind the Third Network with UC SDN

    By Joan Engebretson Providers of unified communications (UC) software, hardware and services are pursuing software defined networking (SDN) as a means of enhancing UC performance. The initiative, known as UC SDN, is being spearheaded by the International Multimedia Telecommunications Consortium (IMTC),…
  • Exploring NFV-As-a-Service

    Exploring NFV-As-a-Service

    By Joan Engebretson Exploring NFV-As-a-Service Network function virtualization (NFV) and the cloud are both hot trends in telecom, so it’s not surprising to find some people in the industry beginning to talk about combining them to create NFV-as-a-service (NFVaaS).  Tom Nolle,…
  • MEF Addresses Potential TCP Performance Issues

    MEF Addresses Potential TCP Performance Issues

    By Joan Engebretson MEF researchers have devised a solution to a problem that has plagued Carrier Ethernet for years – TCP performance that suffers when a customer has a Carrier Ethernet virtual circuit (EVC) provisioned over a higher-speed physical link. Ethernet…
  • Which L2CP Protocol Should be the Default?

    Which L2CP Protocol Should be the Default?

    By Joan Engebretson With several different Layer 2 control protocol (L2CP) options available, which should a network operator set as the default for Ethernet private line (EPL) service? This is a question posed by Marcus Friman, vice president and co-founder of…
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