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Vodafone Relying on Nuage Networks for First Live SDN Deployments, Major NFV Transformation

Vodafone today announced a key partnership with Nuage Networks and Nokia to bring SDN and SD-WAN technology to multiple networking initiatives to improve network automation, virtualization and cloud infrastructure. The initial Nuage Networks deployment will be in live SDN deployments supporting applications in the Vodafone datacenters.

The SDN deployments are part of the larger Vodafone Ocean framework for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) transformation. Vodafone Ocean is a group-wide t [...]

IBM InterConnect

Join Nuage Networks at IBM InterConnect 2017

Nokia partner IBM will be holding their largest user conference, IBM InterConnect, next month, March 19-23, in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort. On Wednesday, March 22. I will be presenting a talk titled, “Automating Hybrid Cloud Networking within and across Enterprise Data Centers, Branches and Clouds”, at 9:00 AM. [Update 3/6: The presentation will now be delivered by Toshal Dudhwala, Business Development Manager, Nuage Networks.]

The talk will focus on achieving seamless network au [...]

Nuage Networks making it easy to run containers on Kubernetes, Mesos and Docker

Over the last few releases, we have been enhancing our support for container networking and security policies. We described the Nuage Networks VSP 4.0 functionality in previous blog posts, and here we will go into further detail on container-related capabilities.

Containers are well on their way to adoption in production environments, not only in startups, but also in enterprises and service providers. Over the past year, container orchestration has seen a lot of innovation across different [...]

Momentum Builds in China for Large Telco-Grade SDN and SD-WAN Deployments

Nuage Networks continues to build momentum across Greater China for software-defined infrastructure for the data center cloud, as well as the WAN. Recent deals, and the increasing size and scope of cloud deployments, show that China is taking a leadership position in rolling out SDN/ SD-WAN, and taking advantage of the network automation that solutions from Nuage Networks can deliver.

Today, we announced that China Mobile (CMCC) selected Nuage Networks’ Virtualized Services Platform (VSP) t [...]

Application Aware Routing (AAR) a Key Enabler of SD-WAN and Hybrid WAN Automation

More and more organizations are looking to apply software defined networking (SDN) concepts across their enterprise WAN, beyond the cloud and data center, to improve network and application performance while reducing the management overhead across remote sites and branches. While having a software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) can provide a myriad of benefits to both service providers (on-demand VPN offerings, e.g.) as well as enterprise customers (for their own branch network management), there is one p [...]

Secure, Automated Zero-Touch Provisioning in Nuage Networks VNS

Most of the SD-WAN vendors promise to simplify branch management by automating the branch router configuration and delivering a zero touch deployment. There are common approaches between these vendors, but none of them are exactly alike. Once you dive into the details of what’s being done and how, even the common approaches seem to have as many differences as similarities, and some of these vendors fall short to deliver a secure flexible zero touch deployment.

Here are 6 questions that you [...]

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BBVA showcases next-generation infrastructure provisioning using Kubernetes and OpenStack

At the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona one of our trail-blazing customers – BBVA bank – showcased how they are leveraging the Nuage Networks Virtualized Cloud Services (VCS) solution to deliver next-generation infrastructure provisioning services using OpenStack on top of Kubernetes.

The video recording of this talk – called “Next Generation Overlay for Kubernetes and OpenStack” is available here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyGHZ2HCwqY

Using their extensive experience with [...]

Nuage Networks to Contribute Technology for BT’s future SD-WAN Services

Large organizations around the world are adopting cloud services at a rapid pace. It’s not surprising, since the cloud provides instantaneous access to a whole world of applications and services at home, work, and on the go.
BT is at the heart of this transition, announcing it will accelerate its investment by integrating a range of new technologies – including those from Nuage Networks -- that will make it easier, faster and safer for organizations to move towards a cloud-based IT consump [...]

Nuage Networks Evolves SDN/SD-WAN Platform to Broader Use Cases, Diverse Cloud Environments in Release 4.0 – Part 3

[Note: This is part 3 of a 3-part blog post on Nuage Networks release 4.0. Part 1 | Part 2]

In this final installment of our blog series on Nuage Networks release 4.0 enhancements, we look at the data center and cloud SDN features.

Data Center SDN Enhancements in Release 4.0
Nuage Networks is a pioneer in DC SDN, having delivered one of the first DC network automation solutions back in 2012. Since then the Nuage Networks DC SDN product (called VCS or Virtual Cloud Services) has grown in f [...]

Nuage Networks Evolves SDN/SD-WAN Platform to Broader Use Cases, Diverse Cloud Environments in Release 4.0 – Part 2

[Note: This is part 2 of a 3-part blog post on Nuage Networks release 4.0. Part 1 | Part 3]

Continuing our series on major enhancements in Nuage Networks release 4.0, in this post we explore major security enhancements in the new Virtualized Security Services component of the VSP architecture.

Virtualized Security Services (VSS): Software Defined Security for DC and WAN
Nuage Networks is delivering a new software defined security offering called Virtualized Security Services (VSS) that is [...]

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