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Transforming Network Infrastructure Week in Review: SDN World Congress, Red Hat, Coriant, Facebook & More

November 05, 2016

Network transformation is taking place all around us. Areas of innovation like NFV, SDN, the cloud and more are driving industry forward; creating more efficient, cost-effective and high performing solutions. And, with the weekend upon us, there’s no better time than the present to take a look at the week that was in the transformation of network infrastructure: Time for the Week in Review .

The recently concluded SDN World Congress served as an industry platform for innovation, development and celebration of success. Coming out of the event with some serious momentum was KAIST, as the team was awarded BEST SDN Solution Showcase Award. Learn more about the event and KAIST’s solution DELTA HERE.

This week, Red Hat announced Ansible 2.2, the newest iteration of its open source IT automation framework. There were several areas receiving attention in the recently released version, including: expanded container and windows automation, new modules as well as performance enhancements. Paula Bernier has everything you need to know HERE.

Steve Anderson illustrated a power trio working together to develop the new Coriant Voyager. The trio of Coriant, Facebook and the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) will be creating the voyager with SDN, APIs and compliance in mind – doing so in OpenDaylight with open source options. Anderson’s complete coverage can be found HERE.

A primary focus from the enterprise to the SMB is security. And the recent debacle with Dyn raises red flags across the board.  The DDoS attack

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is not only frightening, but should serve as a warning to all those involved in the IoT and in the midst of digital transformation. The threat is very real, and the consequences can be rather dire. The full article discussing the Dyn DDoS attack is HERE.

The Transforming Network Infrastructure Community is a resource for those in the data center and networking space. Spanning primarily the topics of Optical Networking, Virtualization and Hyperscale Data Centers – the forefront of network infrastructure transformation – we are always looking to hear from you! Click HERE to learn how you can become a content contributor to the community.

Remember to stop by early and often for all things network transformation. See you next week!

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