March 22, 2017
Layer2VPNs Using MPLS

By Sujay G. Layer2 and Layer3 VPNs which use packet transport IP/MPLS, are very cost effective and can emulate traditional leased line and bit oriented timed circuit services. Layer2 VPN is distinct in preserving the layer2 PDU intact and delivering it across from point A to point B across a shared medium. Layer3 VPNs achieve […]

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February 3, 2017
Using OcNOS™ with Dell EMC gives ITConsult’s customers the innovative and competitive edge they needed

One of our customers, ITConsult, needed a MPLS Interconnect solution and found that our OcNOS network operating system is proving to be an excellent solution. ITConsult provides IT services to mid and high-end customers across Australia. They pride themselves in delivering their clients with a more personalized, responsive type of IT outsourcing which results in […]

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September 15, 2016
The Path to White-box Networking – Part 2

By Srikanth K. In the first part of this blog we looked at the building blocks and the ecosystem behind the open networking or disaggregated model. Now let’s examine the tradeoffs between choosing a traditional vendor vs. a white box network and the potential applications using this model. 1. Cost Saving vs. Flexibility In the […]

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July 26, 2016
The Path to White-box Networking – Part 1

By Srikanth K. White-box networking is gaining interest not just from hyper cloud networks but also from a host of other organizations whose business logic demand a dynamic, programmable and scalable network. Let’s examine some considerations behind adopting a white-box based architecture. Bare-metal, white-box and brite-box switches: Bare-metal switches decouple hardware from software and allow […]

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June 29, 2015
ZebM: Model-based SDN/NFV Element Management

ZebM reduces the time and resources needed to develop network management applications, enabling developers to quickly develop feature rich management services. At the top of the diagram below, the block labeled EMS/OSS and the terminal icon represents higher-level management systems end user operators. They are the consumers of the management interfaces presented by the device […]

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