[Contrail | Getting started with Contrail vRouter and OpenStack Liberty]

Word Count: 459 During a recent project, we tried to replicate vrouter bugs and possibly provide fixes. In order to get started in the heavy work and testing our code, we needed to get Contrail & vRouter started and realized there was really limited and fragmented documentation around this. The documentation below reveals some quick steps to ...
 

Serro 2017 Predictions: SDN – Domain-Specific Solutions Powered by Specialized Processes and Zero Latency

Word Count: 775 Commodity virtualization has moved from servers to networks, and in doing so has produced software-defined networking (SDN) to make networks agile and higher performance. Sitting at the core of SDNs are controllers – applications that manage flow control to enable intelligent networking. But it’s still early days for SDN and controller-based networking and ...
 

The OpenDaylight Summit: Main Takeaways from Nitin Serro, CEO

Word Count: 563 “OpenDaylight – It just got real” was the opening slide in Neela Jacques keynote. Yes, it definitely got more real for our team at the recent OpenDaylight Summit.  The community has definitely progressed into a critical mass, and it was great to see excitement fueled by new and familiar faces eager to collaborate ...
 

New Horizons for Technology, Anchored with Steadfast Purpose

Word Count: 330 True to our beginnings, we at Serro abide by our commitment to deliver great work. Beginning in the early 2000s, building networks at-scale required automating as many functions as possible. Amidst this time of rapid development, we worked with many startups who required a cleaner network design, higher operational resiliency, and instant scalability ...
 

Provisioning Satellite Communications in Mere Minutes? SDN Makes It Possible

Word Count: 541 Exploration companies work in some pretty remote areas of the world. The Chukchi Sea in the U.S. Arctic region. The North Kerio basin of Kenya. The Norwegian North Sea. It seems there are few places on earth that are too remote or too extreme to explore—but that doesn’t mean conditions are easy in ...
 

What Today’s Healthcare Applications Need

Word Count: 564 There’s a new type of medical technology on the market today that advances the processing of human genomes by what seems like light years. This ultra-fast genetic sequencing machine is capable of sequencing 18,000 human genomes a year at just $1,000 to $1,500 per genome. To put this amazing advancement in perspective, ...
 

Managed Services: A Tale of Two Networks

Word Count: 476 In today’s hyper-efficient, first-to-market, streamlined economy, cutting edge is extremely important for many companies. One great way to gain a competitive advantage is to use a managed services provider to outsource a company’s IT functions. What? Relinquish control of IT? Yes. If a company specializes in providing information technology products or services, then it makes sense ...
 

The Benefits of NFV (Network Functions Virtualization)

Word Count: 408 NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) is a new way to design, deploy, and manage networking services by decoupling the functions to run in software. It supports a fully virtualized infrastructure and is applicable to any data plane processing or control plane function, in either wired or wireless environments. Despite its relative infancy, NFV has become ...