Lee Doyle

Lee Doyle is principal analyst at Doyle Research, providing client-focused targeted analysis on the evolution of intelligent networks. He has over 25 years’ experience analyzing the IT, network, and telecom markets. Lee has written extensively on such topics as SDN, SD-WAN, NFV, enterprise adoption of networking technologies, and IT-Telecom convergence. Before founding Doyle Research, Lee was group vice president for network, telecom, and security research at IDC. Lee holds a B.A. in economics from Williams College.

2019: Look for improvements to software-defined data-center networks

How to buy SD-WAN technology: Key questions to consider when selecting a supplier

How to buy SD-WAN technology: Key questions to consider when selecting a supplier

Finding the best SD-WAN fit starts with evaluating branch WAN bandwidth and application requirements

What is NFV and what are its cost, performance and scaling benefits?

What is NFV and what are its cost, performance and scaling benefits?

Network functions virtualization (NFV) uses commodity servers to replace specialized network appliances for more flexible, efficient and scalable services.

SD-Branch: What it is and why you'll need it

SD-Branch: What it is and why you'll need it

SD-WAN deployments show the power of software-defined networking and virtualization to improve bandwidth efficiency and deliver application performance, and now this software-centric approach is being applied to the unique...

12 tips for SDN IT buyers

The challenge for IT professionals is to select the right SDN offering for the right technology use case at the right time. These 12 recommendations provide enterprise IT managers a framework to evaluate SDN products from the...

Network Functions Virtualization drives revolution in telecom network architectures

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) has the potential to advance significant change in the way telecom networks are built and operated. Led by seven major communications service providers, NFV provides a standards-based approach to...

Exploring the SDN WAN use case

By providing lower cost and easy to deploy software solutions, SDN will expand the use of WAN optimization by enabling adoption by a wide range of large, midsize and small businesses.

Key recommendations for SDN IT buyers

These 12 recommendations provide enterprise IT managers a framework to evaluate SDN products from the multitude of SDN suppliers.

The return of the network operating system (NOS)

Will there be a market for SDN network operating systems? The answer will be critical to the evolution of SDN standards and the development of applications that leverage SDN capabilities.

What does SDN mean for telecom infrastructure?

Software-defined networking (SDN) has the potential to transform the telecom industry by improving the ability of carriers (both wired and wireless) to flexibly deliver bandwidth "on demand." It is critical that carriers improve both...

Why SDN will accelerate COTS adoption in the networking industry

SDN is a game changer for adoption of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) technology in the network industry.

SDN and security: Impact of network security in the SDN-enabled data center

Security is one of the leading challenges for IT professionals. And securing the data center (and related applications) in the era of public, hybrid and private clouds presents a complex set of problems for IT. The rise of SDN...

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