Category: Software-defined data centre

A dive into SD WAN

Written by Paul Bonner, Group Head of Technology.
Things have changed. There I said it. Gone are the days when it was just hardware that was needed to run applications and to connect users to them.  In today’s technology landscape we have seen an explosion in the term ‘Software Defined’ which has now prepended many things from datacentre, through networking and […] Read more…

Written by Paul Bonner, Group Head of Technology. Things have changed. There I said it. Gone are the days when it was just hardware that was needed to run applications and to connect users to them.  In today’s technology landscape we have seen an explosion in the term ‘Software Defined’ which has now prepended many things from datacentre, through networking and […]

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Jake Greenland discusses the future of NFV in an IT Pro Portal feature

Jake Greenland has recently featured on IT Pro Portal discussing the potential future of NFV.
“As it stands at the moment, the value of NFV lies in its speed and agility. Service providers are able to deliver new services to market faster than ever before and differentiate themselves from the competition in the process.
However, we have already been made aware that […] Read more…

Jake Greenland has recently featured on IT Pro Portal discussing the potential future of NFV. “As it stands at the moment, the value of NFV lies in its speed and agility. Service providers are able to deliver new services to market faster than ever before and differentiate themselves from the competition in the process. However, we have already been made aware that […]

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HardwareSolutions’ Jake Greenland discusses important SDN considerations in this month’s DCN

Jake Greenland features in this month’s DCN magazine, discussing the evolution and benefits of SDN:
“It goes without saying that centralisation and automation have the power to speed up processes and reduce latency in network provisioning. By automating, what can often be, very manual processes, SDN allows businesses to achieve more through less resource, relieving pressure on, often stretched, in-house teams.
However, […] Read more…

Jake Greenland features in this month’s DCN magazine, discussing the evolution and benefits of SDN: “It goes without saying that centralisation and automation have the power to speed up processes and reduce latency in network provisioning. By automating, what can often be, very manual processes, SDN allows businesses to achieve more through less resource, relieving pressure on, often stretched, in-house teams. However, […]

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NFV Demystified

NFV

Jake Greenland, Head of Systems Architecture at global IT solutions provider, HardwareSolutions, explains what NFV really means for businesses and the key points they should consider. What is NFV? Network functions virtualisation, or NFV, is a much discussed topic, and one that is often presented in an overly complex manner. The term, in its most basic form, simply refers to the concept […]

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What does NFV mean for service providers?

NFV

NFV is a much-discussed topic, but what does it really mean for service providers in terms of business benefits and operations? 1. Service delivery Delivering speed, agility and scalability, NFV helps service providers deliver new customisable services to market, fast. Automation speeds up previously manual and time consuming processes, simplifying maintenance, improving accuracy and speeding up delivery through every step of the […]

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