DriveNets #NFD22


Recently I attended Networking Field Day 22 (NFD22) in San Jose, CA as a delegate. By attending NFD you may be exposed to companies that you may not normally come across. The first company that presented, DriveNets, was one of those companies and here is their story.

DriveNets was founded a little over 4 years ago with a mission to “disrupt network economics with growth-ready cloud-based infrastructure.” Their main target market is the Tier 1 ISP ( ATT, NTT, Level3, etc). They started with four things in mind.

  1. Software-Based
  2. Scale
  3. Open Architecture
  4. Simple Operation

When you look at a “legacy service provider” network, you will see that there are four primary layers. You have

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