Network Analytics Become More Distributed, Prevalent & Deeper in Networks Driven by NFV Acceptance & IoT Scale Growth

Authored by Bill Beckett, Saisei Founder and Chief Strategy Officer Everyone is talking about new uses of analytic data, sensors, telemetery and the role of IoT devices driving a lot more data analysis. This is true across many sectors but perhaps none as much as IP networks where analytic data itself traverses. The abundance of Read more ...

Flowing with the New IP

Authored by Bill Beckett, Saisei Founder and Chief Strategy Officer When we look at what New IP means, at its bare essentials, personally I think about flows. But flows have meant different things to different people and my own thinking about flows has changed over time as well. The flow that fits into the New Read more ...

Networking’s Kobayashi Maru Problem

Attempting to play by the rules of how routed TCP/IP traffic behaves across congested links, network operators at enterprises and service providers alike wake up every day to their own “no-win” situation, as data loads from mobile, cloud and IoT flood networks around the world. (Arguably less life threatening than Klingon battle cruisers, but equally overwhelming.) Links fill up, data queues fill up, random packet drops start flying and user sessions crash repeatedly – and that’s before you even start to consider the impact of DDoS attacks and the like. Read more ...