The software is designed to run anywhere, on bare metal, as a virtual image in a hypervisor, or in container images in the cloud.
Alcatel-Lucent adds Wave Router Engine software to existing 100G hardware to achieve new level of wavelength routing and management.
Deadline extension means there are still a few more days to submit those winning entries, but don't delay -- April 10 is the final deadline and then the judging begins.
Whether Juniper truly has its act together remains to be seen, but it undeniably proved it has delicious snacks.
Huawei sees more transport SDN projects coming before year's end, as the company shows off its first ONOS-based demonstrations.
Uses custom hardware with SDN, which is kind of a contradiction, like kosher bacon.
'Bite-sized' devices support maximum flexibility at the edge and continue Accedian's history of service assurance.
Networking chip specialist is targeting the high end of the multicore server market with an ARM-based processor that can meet the needs of SDN and NFV deployments.
Order fallout prompts slashing of revenue projections by 33% and trading is halted as Sonus shares tumble.
If you think you can show us some silky soccer skills this June, sign up for the Light Reading five-a-side soccer tournament that's taking place in the middle of the Big Telecom Event show floor in Chicago.
Data center interconnect is clearly going to be in the limelight this week at OFC 2015, and that's reflected in the pre-show noise.
Infinera offers new PICs with sliceable bandwidth to address emerging metro needs.
Bamboozled by the flood of abbreviations and acronyms that SDN and NFV have inspired? Here's a guide to some of the key standards bodies whose initials you will need to know.
The deadline for the 2015 Leading Lights awards is March 27, so get your skates on if you think you could be a winner!
Eastern Oregon Telecom is deploying a fiber network past 8,000 homes and businesses, many of them rural.
The optical equipment vendor is expanding its line-up of network interface devices as part of a new NFV strategy.
Juniper uses its POC Lab to put its gear through its paces and win customers.
Operators are looking to NFV and SDN to support the rollout of more flexible offerings, but what does this mean for their business model?
New project builds on CableLabs' virtual CPE work to create personal cloud environments for customers to simplify home networks/services.
Introduces a virtual router, routing software upgrade and new line cards for its edge router.
Overlays have been proposed as a way to bring the benefits of virtualization to the telco data center networking domain.
The recent test of Cisco's service provider virtualization and cloud solution by independent test lab EANTC suggests the SMB market might at last be a viable one for telcos.
The VoIP equipment arm of Windstream simplifies the way smaller firms can access advanced features, such as mobile convergence, with new servers.
The FCC has again stopped its review of merger transactions involving Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Charter, AT&T and DirecTV pending a court ruling.
Networks of the future will rely on "white box" switches and servers rather than proprietary hardware and that's going to alter the shape of the communications industry. Who says so? John Chambers.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VimpelCom hires former SFR man; Netflix splashes out on content; T-Mobile Poland wants your Bitcoin.
VP James Feger says the ability to deliver new services through APIs and a quiet but well-documented track record won the day.
Vendor inserts metro edge box in platform family covering metro needs from core to access.
The latest vendor ecosystem, the Open Edge Alliance, tries to bring services and applications together at the edge of the network.
As NFV moves out of the lab and into networks, a major and important battle is set to take place to win key systems integration deals.
Third-largest US carrier chooses Cyan's Blue Planet NFV Orchestrator for key role in delivering services over its converged network and cloud.
In an effort to put a grim year behind it, Juniper has introduced a router based on new chips, new switches and security and management services.
The packet optical vendor tries again to invest in its future without giving up on its past.
CFO John Stephens says that AT&T will be a business services provider first with its combined wireline and wireless assets and recent acquisitions under its belt.
A private community in Florida takes broadband matters into its own hands and builds out a gigabit-speed network.
AT&T and Verizon's CFOs reiterate their disdain for the FCC's new net neutrality regulation, noting that they need to see the documents, but warning litigation is bound to result.
The Swedish equipment maker is laying off about 13% of its Swedish workforce as part of cost-cutting efforts.
The hypercloud operator is releasing the specs of its Wedge switch, a new server called Yosemite and management software.
Transport vendor has evolved its SDN 'middleware' and is believed to be on course to unveil its next metro 100G product in the second half of the year.
There are a number of key questions to consider before any SDN migration plans are put into action.
The French operator operates a Silicon Valley lab with the goal of prompting more gigabit network application creation.
The story behind Light Reading and EANTC's validation of Cisco's service provider virtualization and cloud solution.
To transform a legacy telco into an 'agile' IT services organization, Hussain is demolishing silos and creating a horizontal company structure.
At Mobile World Congress, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses telco data center technology, business models, small cells and more.
Latest deal makes Japanese telecom giant third largest data center operator in Europe and extends reach of its one-stop global ICT strategy.
Everyone wants to have a say in how 5G will develop, with many different groups outlining their visions of 5G and vowing to play nice with the other groups.
Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks transformation and virtualization -- including Light Reading's independent testing of the vendor's virtualization solutions -- with Cisco CEO John Chambers at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The results from tests undertaken by EANTC of Cisco service provider virtualization software show that the New IP world is very much here.
Google SVP Sundar Pichai said at MWC that the software giant won't be a carrier at scale, but will work with its wireless partners to offer its service to innovate on communications.
Germany's incumbent carrier has burnished its reputation as an IP leader with the simultaneous launch of cloud-based services in three European countries.
My visit to this year's Mobile World Congress is going to dominated by three Cs – cloud, cells and coffee.