US defense lab choose WebNMS Symphony Orchestration Platform to dynamically provision VPLS services

| By Nivedha Sridhar
“The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has been pushing hard to automate its data center operations to free up staff to work on more difficult challenges, according to Jack Wilmer, infrastructure development executive at DISA. Speaking at the MeriTalk’s DataCenter Brainstorm this March, Wilmer mentioned that the agency is leaning on newer technologies such as network function virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) that allow  automation of  a number of tasks now performed manually. Pentagon officials have been looking for an all-encompassing view of the Defense Department Information Networks (DoDIN) and clearly, this, automation is

1 Month, 2 Continents, 4 Shows: How We Managed the March Madness!

| By Nivedha Sridhar
This season, it wasn’t just March Madness at the NCAA tournament, we had quite our share too! Exhibiting back-to-back at two expos, the month of March had us on our toes and WebNMS left no stone unturned in shooting at the hoop of potentials. Satellite 2015, CCA Global Expo, Mobile World Congress, MPLS SDN World Congress, few of the most sought-after shows in the industry, offered us just the right opportunity to build relationships and meet prospective clients one-on-one. Here is a post match show summary, Satellite 2015, Washington D.C
Satellite 2015 reflected the growing dependency and newer opportunities in the industry for global connectivity. With applications for satellite technology be…

WebNMS announces support for SDN and Hadoop

| By webnms
WebNMS Version 5.3 highlights:
  • SDN Service orchestration adds automation and control features in WebNMS Carrier Ethernet OAM solution.
  • Support for Hadoop at the database layer for big data analytics and high scale.
To request a product demo, click here. Pleasanton, CA, Calif. – October 2, 2013 – WebNMS, a division of Zoho Corporation, is a major player in network management space, whose technology and products help equipment manufacturers and service providers build custom fitted and highly scalable management applications. WebNMS is gearing up to align itself with the latest industry trends in Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Big Data enhancements with WebNMS 5.3. WebNMS already h…

SDN and the impact on Network Management

| By Rajavel Subramanian
Over the last several months, we have been watching the developments related to the latest buzzword in networking, Software-defined Networking or SDN in short, with great interest. Though at a relatively early stage of adoption and with major networking vendors just starting to define their strategy around SDN, it promises to be potentially the most disruptive development the field of networking has seen in a long time. While the need for network virtualization in datacenters of major cloud providers has, in a way, driven this innovation in networking, it has become increasingly obvious how service providers and enterprise networks can benefit from SDN. It’s a given, that it is only a matter of time bef…