Software-defined networking
9:50
6 Feb

Totally changeable

The flexibility of software-defined networking (SDN) is what enables some of the world's biggest companies to be innovative and scale their services to reach millions of people. In South Africa, there have been a lot of announcements around SDN and its big brother, software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN), in the last few months. Are local firms taking advantage of the opportunities it provides?

2:20
21 Jan

IBM, Vodafone Business sign $550m agreement

The companies create a new venture aimed at helping global enterprises with managed IT services.

3:20
Nov 9, 2018

Readying your network for the 4th industrial revolution

As the buzz of the so-called 4th iindustrial revolution gets louder, just what does it mean for your network?

1:50
Sep 12, 2018

Industry experts examine key enabling tech for 5G

The CSIR and IEEE will drill into how software-defined networking and network function virtualisation will impact the development of 5G.

13:00
May 30, 2018

SDN: where innovation and policy intersect

The potential benefits of Software Defined Networking (SDN) are sizable, but businesses need to ensure they're ready to make the leap.

2:10

Virtualisation and the telecoms industry

The technology will reshape the industry, but it first needs to mature, says Mark Tinka, Head of Engineering at Seacom.

2:20
Oct 23, 2017

Cloud, drive for WAN efficiencies power move to SD-WAN

The focus is turning to how the WAN can be optimised to accommodate the requirements of cloud applications and services, says Riverbed Technology.

2:40

SA lags behind in SDN adoption

Although IT leaders say their top network priority is performance, most local organisations lag behind in SDN adoption.

8:10
May 23, 2017

SDN - yesterday, today and tomorrow

SDN is set to be a cornerstone technology in the next wave of digital business innovation.

4:10
Jan 17, 2017

How prepared is your network?

Many companies are not equipped for the metamorphosis about to hit the business world.

3:30

If you can't SDN, you're out

Service providers unable to support their customers on the level of scalability and flexibility of a?software-defined network are?not ready for the new age of technology, says Ralph Berndt, director, Sales at Syrex.

1:30
Oct 17, 2016

Openserve, Huawei partner for fibre deployment

The companies say the partnership will see a seven-fold increase in the speed of fibre deployment across South Africa.?

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