back to article Juniper sharpens knife for the carrier network and boxes white boxes

Juniper's following Cisco's lead into carrier network automation. The Gin Palace's Contrail automation environment will soon grow a Network SlicingBot, which is designed to give operators hands-off provisioning. The aim, according to Juniper, is to let operators build just one network architecture (based on the MX Router with …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "Juniper's following Cisco's lead into carrier network automation."

    Umm.. what? I'm aware of several cloud operators using Juniper Contrail for automation right now. I'm not aware of any Cisco automation deployments at Cloud operators, due to the ridiculous way Cisco prices their automation. It is basically the normal Cisco cost plus another 50% for automation. Juniper is much more easy going.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Aquisition machine strikes again...

    With Legacy Cisco you have a point, the bought Viptela has (had?) different approach. See e.g. what they did for Verizon.

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