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Key developments related to the network functions virtualization (NFV) strategies of the communications service provider community.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/16/2018
There's friction and a fair amount of hot air in the open source NFV MANO world and it's not doing anyone any favors.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/15/2018
Just like banks, some virtual network functions have become 'too big to fail,' says an executive at Deutsche Telekom's pan-net subsidiary, casting a shadow over efforts to cloudify the telco network.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/15/2018
Open source MANO (management and orchestration) developments are providing network operators with something of a conundrum.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/12/2018
After years of developments and incremental advances, Colt is set for a major three-stage telco cloud deployment that will be a big step in its migration from a legacy hardware architecture to virtualized functions.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/12/2018
In a special, free SCTE|ISBE Cable-Tec Expo breakfast roundtable session on Tuesday, October 23, we'll look at where cable stands in its cloud journey.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/10/2018
Managed service provider developed its own combined connectivity-security solution that it's selling direct and to other MSPs.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/10/2018
CableLabs is developing a cloud, edge and virtualization framework that MSOs can use to provide a consistent message to the vendor community.
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/10/2018
Snuggies may be warm and familiar but PCCW Global's David Hughes says it's time for telcos to ditch the security blanket of clinging to legacy operations.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/10/2018
Japanese telco says investments in NFV have already led to cost reductions and better service reliability as it plots the next phase of investment.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/10/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: GDPR fines ahoy; Dasan Zhone acquires Germany's Keymile; Orange Bank gets new CEO; Vodafone ad banned.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/10/2018
Anyone attending this year's SDN NFV World Congress in The Hague could be forgiven for thinking it was a re-run of last year's show.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/9/2018
With one of its most important software updates coming up this month, Aqsacom CEO Gilles Blanc discusses his company's background, technology edge and why 5G is so challenging to cyber-intelligence firms.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/9/2018
CenturyLink has more than 100,000 on-net, "lit" buildings in its network. That's a massive advantage in a world where new services require the distribution of virtualized network functions as close to customers as possible, according to Kevin McBride, CenturyLink's principal architect of SDN & NVF technologies.
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