Tag Archives: NFV

How to Get 100G Performance Out of Your 100GbE SDN

The high bandwidth requirements of modern data centers are driven by the demands of business applications, data explosion, and the much faster storage devices available today. For example, to utilize a 100GbE link, you needed 250 hard drives in the past, while today, you need only three NVMe SSDs. After investing in the most advanced […]

Three Ways ASAP2 Beats DPDK for Cloud and NFV

Telecommunication service providers are betting big on technologies such as cloud and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) to revamp their infrastructure. They are putting their cards on the table so that they can be more agile in new service creation, more elastic in on-demand service scaling, and achieve better economics in terms of infrastructure build-out. No […]

Get Your Cloud Networking Done Right: Find Out How from Mellanox at OpenStack Summit Barcelona

You want your cloud network to be software-defined, but without compromising performance or efficiency. How about 25G, 50G or 100Gbps speed without glitches? How about earth-shattering DPDK or virtualized network function (VNF) performance? How about unleashing your NVMe SSD speed potentials with software defined storage? The hyperscale giants are doing all of this and more […]

Software Defined Networking, Done Right Part 3

Read Software Defined Networking, Done Right Part 1 and Part 2.   In part II of this SDN blog series, Innovations that can Move SDN from Depths of Disillusionment to Peak of Enlightenment, I discussed some of the technologies that can significantly improve total infrastructure efficiency, operational simplicity and deployment flexibility. In this blog, I […]

Software Defined Networking, Done Right Part 2

Read Software Defined Networking, Done Right Part 1 and Part 3.   Part 2: Innovations that can Move SDN from Depths of Disillusionment to Peak of Enlightenment In Part I of this SDN blog series, The -State-of-the-SDN Art, I reviewed the mainstream SDN deployments models and discussed the pros and cons of each model. In […]

Software Defined Networking, Done Right

Read Software Defined Networking, Done Right Part 2 and Part 3.   Part 1: The State of the SDN Art Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is a revolutionary approach to designing, building and operating networks that aims to deliver business agility in addition to lowering capital and operational costs through network abstraction, virtualization and orchestration. Conceptually, SDN […]

Affirmed Networks Partners with Mellanox to Further Boost NFV Deployment Efficiency

I am very excited that after engaging with Affirmed Networks for extensive integration and certification testing, Mellanox is now officially a partner of this leading virtual Evolved Packet Core (EPC) provider and key supplier of AT&T Domain 2.0 initiative. Through this mutually beneficial partnership, Mellanox aims to boost Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud (MCC) Virtualized Network […]

NFV, Supercharged – Get Inspired & Learn How with Mellanox at MWC16

According to a Light Reading survey, SDN/NFV was ahead of 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) and gained the honor of being the hottest topic at the 2015 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Over the course of 2015, we are witnessing more and more NFV projects getting out of the PoC lab environment and moving […]

OpenStack Summit: Vote for Mellanox, Get us to Austin

The networking industry is going through a transformation, driven by the strong forces of cloud, Big Data, Mobility, IoT, and other industry mega trends. This transformation is signified by disaggregation, unified open API, open source and software defined intelligence, and Mellanox stands at the forefront as a key driver and enabler of the new generation […]

OpenCloud Speeds Ahead with Mellanox at OpenStack Summit

Mellanox is at Vancouver this week and the frequency of #OpenStack tweets have quadrupled. If you are wondering how they are related, it’s because every 6 months, the industry showcases the next coolest thing in cloud at the OpenStack Summit.   For those who are unaware, OpenStack is an open source cloud operating system, which […]