AT&T’s recent field test shows white box isn’t just about more product choices or cheaper gear. It’s about the benefits of starting with a clean slate.
Don’t buy 40Gig Ethernet. Go right for 25/50/100G interfaces instead. Here’s why.
Two of the hottest trends in networking today are SDN and network disaggregation. This is great for many reasons. It’s also confusing. The marketing hype makes it hard to understand either topic. SDN has become so vague that if you ask 10 experts what it means, you are likely to get 12 different answers. Network disaggregation […]
Having fundamental knowledge of what affects TCP, UDP, and ultimately IP itself helps you to better troubleshoot the network when things go wrong. Even though as an industry we are moving toward software-defined everything and automated solutions, there will always be a need to know what’s going on under the hood (doesn’t our industry love […]
Cumulus Networks has to balance selling its own switches with not competing with its current hardware partners. It also has to make a careful decision about working with new platforms such as Barefoot Networks’ Tofino.