Openness from the top down: Unleashing full power of SDN

Ciena

Software-defined networking (SDN) looks certain to reshape the networking industry landscape. There is confusion, but two things are clear: SDN isn’t a one-size-fits-all proposition, and openness is a critical attribute.

Ciena’s OPn architecture brings true openness back to the SDN paradigm, particularly for SP operating large WANs supporting many customers across multiple service frameworks.

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Commentary

5G and data center-friendly network architectures

Matt Walker / MTN Consulting

Webscale and transmission network operators' interests are aligning as the 5G era dawns

Matt Walker / MTN Consulting

Webscale and transmission network operators' interests are aligning as the 5G era dawns

Rémy Pascal / Analysys Mason

The launch of 5G by South Korean operators serves as a first benchmark for other operators around the world