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Key industry specifications and open source code developments related to the deployment of virtualized functions.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2019
The SD-WAN specialist has a healthy bed of customers and partners but has yet to make a significant impact in Europe. It's looking to change that.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/13/2019
At Mobile World Congress, Luis Jorge Romero, director general of ETSI, talks about the industry body's focus on key areas of 5G R&D, including edge computing, virtualization and automated network management, and provides an update on blockchain and AI efforts.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 2/27/2019
Equinix is initially testing virtual router and firewall in the US and Europe, with plans to extend into Asia soon, to help make network connections more agile and responsive for enterprise customers.
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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 2/27/2019
The two operators have been working to develop a number of NFV infrastructure (NFVi) configurations to meet the needs of different types of virtual network function (VNF) deployments.
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The deal is a vindication for network functions virtualization (NFV), OpenStack and Mirantis, all of which have been taking reputation hits recently.
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ADVA's Prayson Pate looks at the key considerations when selecting the compute foundations for universal CPE.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/29/2019
There's a customer-facing story to Verizon's Visible efforts. But on the backend, the story is perhaps even more interesting.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 1/29/2019
Cato Networks, which bills itself as a 'cloud-native carrier,' scores $55 million funding for its vision of delivering on network agility, where traditional carriers have so far failed with their NFV efforts.
By Stan Hubbard, Director, Communications & Research, MEF, 12/27/2018
How MEF's work impacts telco businesses, SD-WAN and digital transformation, from the perspectives of AT&T, PCCW and Verizon.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/17/2018
In today's regional round-up: Nokia secures core role at Telenor; Elliott Management eyes Telefónica; mobile subscribers in the EU have made the most of the abolition of roaming charges; Tele2 banks a NIM loan; and Synamedia tackles 'credentials sharing.'
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/4/2018
No romance here, just a software release with practical features to put this automated orchestration platform into use globally.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/28/2018
Real-world experience using live networks in MEF proofs-of-concept is allowing operator members to shape technical specs faster.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/15/2018
Also, for the first time the vendor is directly sourcing OpenStack from its open source community instead of using RedHat's version.
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