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Key developments related to the network functions virtualization (NFV) strategies of the communications service provider community.
By Simon Stanley, 9/7/2018
Respondents to Heavy Reading's Multicore Processor and Switch Survey consider programmability as the most important differentiator in switch functions.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 9/5/2018
5G looks to be much more than just a way to deliver faster wireless access… it could lead to a new way of designing, deploying and operating communication networks.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/4/2018
Ericsson acquired a minority stake in automation expert CENX in 2012 and now will add the vendor-neutral service assurance specialist's technology to its own network automation and orchestration efforts.
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By Roz Roseboro, Principal Analyst – Cloud Infrastructure & Management, Heavy Reading, 9/4/2018
While more locations – perhaps orders of magnitude more – presumably mean better service performance, it also means more devices that someone needs to install, monitor, maintain and troubleshoot.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 8/31/2018
During his keynote at Light Reading's NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver next month, CenturyLink's Kevin McBride plans to address real-world challenges for service providers in monetizing and scaling the deployment of SDN/NFV and cloud technologies.
By Denise Culver, Online Research Director, 8/30/2018
Half of the communications service providers (CSPs) in the Thought Leadership Council say they'll need to supplement their current service assurance tools as they virtualize networks.
By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 8/27/2018
Since the launch of Light Reading's NFV & Carrier SDN event, the trajectories of SDN and NFV have continued to converge while also diverging and separating more than we expected.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/24/2018
New head of carrier's virtualization strategy is focused on making services more readily available at whatever edge they best fit.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/24/2018
New 'MicroPlug' expected to tie into cable's move toward virtualization, distributed access architectures.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 8/23/2018
Antonio Elizondo says his keynote at Light Reading's event next month will focus on how Telefónica is using UNICA, its network virtualization program launched in 2014, to automate network services.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 8/23/2018
Most NFV orchestrator vendors have aligned themselves with a significant open source development, with ONAP attracting the most participation – but some vendors have shunned open source completely, finds a new Heavy Reading report.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/20/2018
Find out next month at Light Reading's annual NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver.
By Jim Hodges, Principal Analyst – Cloud and Security, Heavy Reading, 8/16/2018
This year's NFV & Carrier SDN event will examine the industry's progress in monetizing virtualization efforts, but will also consider the impact of process automation, which is now positioned as a ubiquitous add-on to any technology.
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