The time of transformation is upon us, as developers dabble with maturing arenas of innovation like SDN and NFV the network of today has come a long way from just a few short years ago. As I've said time and time again in the Transforming Network Infrastructure Community, "Life moves pretty fast. If…
The APAC region is driving technology growth and innovation, particularly in the areas of cloud collaboration and virtualization. New research from Technavio shows that government virtualization initiatives in both China and India are set to have a major impact moving forward, driving uptake of coll…
Australian mobile and broadband giant Telstra will spend $2.3 billion to upgrade its networks over the next three years after the company was beset with a series of network outages. The move is a giant step toward digitization for the company and will also be spent on customer-focused enhancements.
The theme for the week in Transforming Network Infrastructure is changes. Whether it's the U.K. changing its allegiance, the NFL getting a new high-tech stadium, changing partners or energy usage in the data center change is upon us.
After a decade of minimal innovation, the data center optical cross-connect market is roaring back to life.
For years, the primary users for cross-connects were carrier networks and the largest multi-tenant data centers.
Everyone knows what Ethernet is, but how many people who started their careers in the past fifteen years have heard of ATM? No, not Automatic Teller Machine - Asynchronous Transfer Mode, a technology that dominated the hype cycle in the 90's and then disappeared from public awareness, despite the fact that many applications still make use of it today.
Enterprises are re-evaluating their data center infrastructure in unprecedented numbers, as hybrid cloud makes its way into real-world applications and early adopters display the benefits of moving to more flexible SDN architectures.
The cost and time involved in provisioning cross connects within multi-tenant colocation data centers is one of the biggest frustrations for the businesses they serve. The standard process requires manual provisioning by on-site technicians, and takes days or even weeks to complete even when everything goes smoothly.