interop


The key to success in the emerging world of white box hardware, SDN, NFV, NFV Orchestrators (NFVO), and Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) is interoperability.  The promise of a new kind of network - easy to provision, flexible, easy to automate, and most critically, a source of new value-added functions is dependent on a whole range of disparate elements working together. This is no easy task, and it’s made no easier by the fact that there are still no widely adopted standards for interoperability. However, that did not stop the New IP Agency... [Read More]
by RSS Abel Aberra  |  May 24, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
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by RSS Rick Popko  |  May 12, 2010  |  Filed in: Security Research
This is the topic of an Interop panel featuring Anthony James, Fortinet vice president of products, and folks from Juniper Networks, Palo Alto Networks and Ashton, Metzler & Associates. The panel will be at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Mandalay Bay, Breakers E room. Here's the overview: _The traditional wide-area network (WAN) firewall makes two flawed assumptions. One assumption is that the information contained in the first packet in a connection is sufficient to identify the application. The second assumption is that the transmission control... [Read More]
by RSS Rick Popko  |  May 19, 2009  |  Filed in: Security Research