Lanner and NCTU Unveil Achievements of Scalable 5G MEC (Mobile Edge Computing) Joint Project

August 6, 2020 – With 5G technologies driving the advancement of low-latency and high-capacity network applications, the development of decentralized MEC (Multi-access Edge Computing or Mobile Edge Computing) has become a future trend. Striving to optimize the utilization of sizable edge computing resources, meanwhile addressing the more dispersed and stringent deployment environment, Lanner and Taiwan …

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What is SD Branch and How is It Helping Drive SDN Adoption in Business?

Over the past few years, significant changes have been seen within both branch architecture and networking in business and technology has been at the forefront. Network function virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) are currently two hot topics within this area and with them, automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, and other cutting-edge technologies …

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3 SD-WAN Deployment Options for Companies Looking to Invest In SDN

As we know software defined networking (SDN) is already becoming a more and more popular investment among multi-branch enterprises with help from drivers such as software-defined wide area networks (SD WAN) being deployed in various ways across nearly every industry. However, this doesn’t mean that everyone is onboard with SDN quite yet. There are various …

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5 Ways SD-WAN is Benefiting the Manufacturing Industry

SD-WAN in manufacturing

Manufacturing is one of the largest and fastest-growing sectors of the global economy. In the US alone, according to the National Association of Manufacturers, manufacturers contribute over $2 trillion a year to the economy. For some perspective, that works out as roughly $1 in every $8. Advances in cloud computing and convergence of IT and OT …

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SD-WAN Solutions first to demonstrate benefits of Software defined networks

All the ongoing effort towards NFV/SDN in the telecom and networking world is really starting to pay off, as companies can now easily deploy working software-defined WAN solutions using inexpensive ISP’s bandwidth coupled with industry standard x86 rackmount network appliances. SD-WAN solutions offer incredible benefits outside of the immediate savings in CAPEX, like exponentially faster …

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Evolve and Adapt: The Network Equipment Industry In The SDN Era


It’s becoming harder for traditional network equipment vendors to compete with the freedom, low CAPEX and sheer flexibility that software-defined networks bring to the table. Proprietary hardware-based solutions from vendors are continuously losing out to open source software solutions deployed on top of much cheaper, open hardware like x86 network rackmount appliances. Linux, the largest …

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