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Key developments related to the network functions virtualization (NFV) strategies of the communications service provider community.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/14/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica chooses Wind River for UNICA NFV program; TIM shows interest in BT's Italian unit; Germany tightens the screw on Facebook.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/9/2019
Canonical's head of NFV is bullish about the shift towards cloud-native functions and the appetite for containers among network operators, but others are waiting to gain from that development too.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/8/2019
James Parker steps in with a mandate to triple the company's managed services revenue, even as competition in the space grows.
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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 Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/21/2018
Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology at Masergy, discusses the challenge of securing virtualized telco infrastructure and weighs in on how to handle corporate hacks as well.
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.
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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 Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/28/2018
In this video interview, Charter Spectrum Enterprise's Gunnar Peters talks about the MSO's efforts to build an SDN/NFV framework for delivering virtualized services to commercial customers.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/26/2018
Pascal Menezes says defining key APIs between carriers and setting SD-WAN standards is MEF's way of helping drive automation and digital transformation process.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/16/2018
There was surprising optimism in the sector at the MEF18 event, but will it be reflected in revenues going forward?
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
Orange Business Services is working with several vendors to develop multivendor SD-WAN expertise and counting on MEF application programming interfaces and definitions for SD-WAN to enable a single portal for its SD-WAN offering, says Franck Morales, vice president of marketing of connectivity services for Orange Business Services. In addition, its SD-WAN service will be built on four other pillars: native cloud connectivity, best-of-breed security, global services and future-proof solution.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/14/2018
Almost four years into building its pan-European cloud, DT is 'very close' to finishing the infrastructure and is rolling out cloud-based multivendor apps.
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