NFV / Network function virtualization stories
5G Core revenues expected to hit $1b in 2020
5G core network revenues are pushing towards US$1 billion in revenue in 2020, propelled by strong investment and growth in 5G networks.
Rewiring corporate networks for the remote working age
Remote workforces need to access corporate networks from their homes, which means those networks need to be more flexible and scalable than ever before.
Infinera and SIAE MICROELETTRONICA complete 500G single-wavelength connectivity trial
“Our joint solution brings a new level of dynamic network optimization to multi-domain, multi-layer, and multi-vendor networks."
VisioNet chooses Epsilon to accelerate how enterprises connect to the cloud
VisioNet can use the SDN platform to instantly access an interconnected mesh of over 200 data centers and directly connect to a growing ecosystem of CSPs and IXs on Epsilon’s Global Interconnect Fabric.
Opinion: 5 steps to hybrid cloud efficiency
Digital Realty's Joseph Badaoui discusses the multi-cloud era and ive best practices to consider when planning hybrid cloud environments.
Colt extends On Demand SDN to more global regions
The global telco has unveiled new high bandwidth solutions available for enterprise and service provider customers.
Trend Micro’s telecom security solution certified as VMware-ready
Certification by VMware allows communications service providers who prefer or have already adopted VMware vCloud NFV to add network security services from Trend Micro.
SolarWinds adds SDN monitoring support to network management portfolio
SolarWinds announced a broad refresh to its network management portfolio, as well as key enhancements to the Orion Platform.
Intent-based networking will "revolutionise the data centre"
“Given the excitement that Intent-Based Networking solutions provide and the traction they are getting I am very optimistic."
Hyperconverged infrastructure: Don’t assume the network will just work
"The network has to scale and be resilient when it’s handling more traffic with different traffic patterns."
Epsilon & DCConnect partner to open up interconnectivity in China
A first for China, the integration will provide customers and partners with extended access to hundreds of data centers & cloud providers.
Telco Systems signs a joint development agreement with Arm
In coordination with Arm’s technical team, Telco Systems will lead a multiyear edge solutions development program.
Thinking beyond the box: Why software-defined networks are the future
Enterprises are constantly under pressure to innovate, scale and deploy new services at speed all while trying to ensure costs remain low.
Gemalto unveils new virtualized encryption platform
“Gemalto’s launch of a virtualised network encryption platform redefines network data security by providing the crypto-agility required."
Ixia enables VMware NSX partners to accelerate certification of network products
The solution uses Ixia’s IxNetwork to enable network equipment manufacturer partners to self-certify their products.
Shots fired: Cisco claims it has global data centre solution of choice
Cisco claims that to meet increasing cloud infrastructure demands, service providers are turning to its SDN solution.
Why Telstra’s decision to acquire VMtech makes sense
Cloud is a market worth over $180 billion, and it’s only going to grow – at 24% for annum to be exact.
Telstra using acquisition to augment SD-WAN security
Last year Telstra announced the acquisition of VMtech, with the company now detailing how it plans to use those technologies augment SD-WAN exposure.
How VMtech SD-WAN facilitates the next generation of work tools
VMtech aims to assist businesses and simplify their network architectures, directing traffic to the required platform via the most direct path.
Huawei unveils an Intent-Driven CloudCampus solution
By leveraging telemetry technology, CampusInsight collects network and application data from network devices in real time and on demand.
D-Link to offer SDN enabled switches for data centers
D-Link announced support for software-defined networking via a free upgrade.
NEC contributes to virtualized network ecosystem
NEC announced its membership to the OpenMSA community, an open source ecosystem launched by UBiqube for promoting virtualized network orchestration.
Tech Mahindra and VMware team up to drive telco network and service transformation
As part of the partnership, Tech Mahindra has onboarded VMware vCloud NFV into Tech Mahindra’s Virtual Network Function (VNF) Xchange programme.
An industry first report on 5G network slicing for smart grids
The initiative marks a new stage of cooperation between operators and China’s electric power industry.