7 Jun 2018

Contrail 5 Installation Using Ansible

Introduction – Ansible Deployment Contrail v5.0 was recently released and brings two new deployment methods; Ansible and Helm. In this blog, we will use Ansible as the deployment tool for Contrail 5.0 installation on a Centos 7.4 machine. The release of Contrail v4.0 last year (June 2017), Juniper decided to bring Contrail into the container architecture … Continue reading “Contrail 5 Installation Using Ansible”

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16 Apr 2018

Why Container Networking Should Be Part of Your SDN Strategy

If you’re working in the SDN / NFV space, you can’t have missed the increase in the use of containers for deploying new services. In the past 24 months, we’ve seen container networking emerge from the Linux server world and explode into the cloud. Previously the purview of programmers, containers are reaching into all aspects … Continue reading “Why Container Networking Should Be Part of Your SDN Strategy”

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12 Apr 2018

SD-WAN: A Working Solution to Optimize Bandwidth Utilization

While the rather broad topic of software defined networking, or SDN, still means different things to different people, one specific component has risen above the fog of ambiguity and can now claim to be mainstream. I’m referring, of course, to SD-WAN. One obvious indicator of SD-WAN going mainstream is that many familiar vendors, including Cisco, … Continue reading “SD-WAN: A Working Solution to Optimize Bandwidth Utilization”

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12 Dec 2017

SDN Essentials brings huge change to SDN/NFV eLearning!

SDN Essentials (SDNE) is pleased to announce the release of a new Learning Management System (LMS) and Community Forums designed for Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) Skills Transformation! This online eLearning community for SDN/NFV will provide learners with connection to SDN/NFV Industry experts and other users, learners, and instructors. You will … Continue reading “SDN Essentials brings huge change to SDN/NFV eLearning!”

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6 Dec 2017

The Future of NFV

  I am very excited that our company, SDN Essentials has joined the New IP agency. As a services only company we hope to provide benefits to the testing and interrogability goals of the New IP Agency. As a services only company it has given us a very unique slice into the world of virtual … Continue reading “The Future of NFV”

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3 Feb 2017

Education in review – 2016

SDN Essentials has always prided itself of being a place where people can go to for educating themselves in all things networking and SDN related. Having started operations in 2014, we rapidly cemented that vision. By working with many of the vendors that offer SDN solutions, as well as standards organizations, we positioned ourselves to … Continue reading “Education in review – 2016”

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