As it aims to create a 'cloud of clouds,' Cisco teams up with service providers and offers additional tools, services, and financing options.
Once SDN and NFV are added to already complex wide area networks, management and security become even greater challenges for operators.
Telcos need to embrace a new approach to partnerships if they are to generate extra revenues quickly and give customers what they want.
Its Third Network effort will build on close collaboration with the organizations developing NFV and SDN standards.
The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is getting ready to take on OpenFlow, OpenDaylight and more with its own connectivity and orchestration APIs as part of its 'Third Network' strategy.
The pair complete NFV vPCE tests aimed at simplifying deployment for business users in China.
Launched as an Ethernet exchange, CENX is now tackling service orchestration for SDN and NFV.
The open source Vyatta Controller is designed to give network operators the benefits of SDN without vendor lock-in.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad sets T-Mobile US bid deadline; Brocade staffs up for EMEA push; Netflix seeks Belgian partners.
The OIF and ONF list the vendors participating in their long-discussed transport SDN plugfest.
As foreseen in the 1998 gross-out comedy, the cloud revolution – along with SDN, NFV and other big networking trends today – aren't linear.
Chip vendor moves into the Ethernet switch market with a product set designed for the SDN data center market, issuing a challenge to market leader Broadcom.
State and local government officials band together to attract interest from gigabit network developers.
Brocade continues to craft its service provider NFV offerings with the addition of network visibility and analytics tech.
Access and optical vendor says it's going to be part of Deutsche Telekom's software-defined network and has embraced Netconf and Yang for its new OSS.
Is your network built on 'The Old IP,' or are you part of 'The New IP' revolution?