Monthly Archives

May 2015

vCPE: Why Should You Move This Direction?

By | Blog | No Comments

Today most Internet customers have one or more pieces of Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) that provide services and capabilities to them. Access points generally provide services such as wired and wireless connectivity, Ethernet switching, DHCP, NAT, QoS routing, firewalls and other security features. With the introduction of Virtual CPE (vCPE), there remains the need for a physical device at the customer premise (pCPE), but this device can be much less complex, handling only the physical connectivity and the local switching. The remainder of the functionality can be virtualized and moved to the cloud.  So why should these services…

Read More

Network Control System (NCS) Maturity

By | Blog | No Comments

NCS Maturity Model SDN is a game changer for the industry, but a major challenge is how do organizations move their networks from monolithic vendor proprietary infrastructure to a software abstracted network. NCS (Cisco/Tail-f Network Control System) is a solution from one of our preferred partners that has begun to pave the way. We see NCS as a bridge to SDN. NCS is a vendor agnostic configuration platform that provides a central point for network automation. For more information on NCS, please visit: http://www.tail-f.com/network-control-system. The benefits of a software abstracted…

Read More