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Putting Together Provider Bridging, Provider Backbone Bridging, S-Tags and C-Tags

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Putting Together Provider Bridging, Provider Backbone Bridging, S-Tags and C-Tags: Understanding carrier bridging techniques is important, not just for provider operators, but also for engineers on the customer edge. When turning up or troubleshooting a circuit, carrier operators will ramble off C-tag and S-tag when many in the enterprise, are used to hearing Vlan ID in single tenancy deployments. More …

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Programming the NSP: Vendors on SDN for SP Operators

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ast week we looked at what the Network Service Provider Customers are looking for from vendors in the  Network Virtualization Function (NFV). This week, let’s take a look at what the vendors were proposing in October at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress. Some of the vendor and ONF white papers were posted recently which is nice to see. The …

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SDN Use Cases for Service Providers

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he service provider community has been active with the research community since the early incubation of software define networking (SDN). Recently, there has been quite a bit of collaborative efforts amongst carrier operators to define SDN use cases for service providers. Currently, there are three Service Provider’s on the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) Board today; Deutsche Telekom, Verizon, NTT. Obviously missing …

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Does the Cost of Cloud IaaS Intersect the Local VM?

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Does the Cost of Cloud IaaS Intersect the Local VM? In the 90′s if you were to recommend hosting your corporate email from a provider for cost savings you would probably get laughed out of a job. Today depending on the sensitivity of your data and levels of FUD in your organization suggesting keeping email long term on your premise you …

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