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Software-defined networking
Infinera and SIAE MICROELETTRONICA complete 500G single-wavelength connectivity trial
June 2019
“Our joint solution brings a new level of dynamic network optimization to multi-domain, multi-layer, and multi-vendor networks."
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Edge Computing
VisioNet chooses Epsilon to accelerate how enterprises connect to the cloud
May 2019
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.
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Hybrid Cloud
Opinion: 5 steps to hybrid cloud efficiency
May 2019
Digital Realty's Joseph Badaoui discusses the multi-cloud era and ive best practices to consider when planning hybrid cloud environments.
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Software-defined networking
Colt extends On Demand SDN to more global regions
May 2019
The global telco has unveiled new high bandwidth solutions available for enterprise and service provider customers.
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Network Infrastructure
SolarWinds adds SDN monitoring support to network management portfolio
December 2018
SolarWinds announced a broad refresh to its network management portfolio, as well as key enhancements to the Orion Platform. 
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Software-defined networking
Intent-based networking will "revolutionise the data centre"
October 2018
“Given the excitement that Intent-Based Networking solutions provide and the traction they are getting I am very optimistic."
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Converged Infrastructure
Hyperconverged infrastructure: Don’t assume the network will just work
August 2018
"The network has to scale and be resilient when it’s handling more traffic with different traffic patterns."
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Data Centre Operators
Epsilon & DCConnect partner to open up interconnectivity in China
July 2018
A first for China, the integration will provide customers and partners with extended access to hundreds of data centers & cloud providers.
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Edge Computing
Telco Systems signs a joint development agreement with Arm
June 2018
In coordination with Arm’s technical team, Telco Systems will lead a multiyear edge solutions development program.
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Software-defined networking
Thinking beyond the box: Why software-defined networks are the future
June 2018
Enterprises are constantly under pressure to innovate, scale and deploy new services at speed all while trying to ensure costs remain low.
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Network Infrastructure
Ixia enables VMware NSX partners to accelerate certification of network products
May 2018
The solution uses Ixia’s IxNetwork to enable network equipment manufacturer partners to self-certify their products.
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Managed Services
Shots fired: Cisco claims it has global data centre solution of choice
April 2018
Cisco claims that to meet increasing cloud infrastructure demands, service providers are turning to its SDN solution.
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Network Infrastructure
Why Telstra’s decision to acquire VMtech makes sense
April 2018
Cloud is a market worth over $180 billion, and it’s only going to grow – at 24% for annum to be exact.
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Software Defined Wide Area Network
Telstra using acquisition to augment SD-WAN security
April 2018
Last year Telstra announced the acquisition of VMtech, with the company now detailing how it plans to use those technologies augment SD-WAN exposure.
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Software Defined Wide Area Network
How VMtech SD-WAN facilitates the next generation of work tools
April 2018
VMtech aims to assist businesses and simplify their network architectures, directing traffic to the required platform via the most direct path.
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Software-defined networking
Huawei unveils an Intent-Driven CloudCampus solution
March 2018
By leveraging telemetry technology, CampusInsight collects network and application data from network devices in real time and on demand.
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Software-defined networking
D-Link to offer SDN enabled switches for data centers
March 2018
D-Link announced support for software-defined networking via a free upgrade.
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DevOps
NEC contributes to virtualized network ecosystem
February 2018
NEC announced its membership to the OpenMSA community, an open source ecosystem launched by UBiqube for promoting virtualized network orchestration.
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Software-defined networking
An industry first report on 5G network slicing for smart grids
January 2018
The initiative marks a new stage of cooperation between operators and China’s electric power industry.
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Software-defined networking
Epsilon establishes interconnect points at the ‘Continental Edge’
January 2018
Epsilon provides access to an interconnected mesh of subsea cable providers, enabling connectivity between Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
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Software-defined networking
China Mobile teams up with Huawei to kick off next phase of cloud initiative
January 2018
Huawei's CloudFabric solution has been deployed at more than 1,200 data centers in over 120 countries.
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Cybersecurity
Exclusive interview: AT&T on how they're making waves in A/NZ
December 2017
AT&T managing director for A/NZ Martin Creighan gives us an update on their A/NZ progress and where they're making technology investments.
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Software-defined networking
Interoute wins Cloud Infrastructure Award for second year in a row
December 2017
nteroute has come away from the World Communication Awards smiling after taking out the Cloud Infrastructure Award for the second year running.
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Cybersecurity
Verizon provides 7 trends driving IT transformation in 2018
November 2017
​Already we’re breaking into November with December not far behind – where has the year gone? Verizon has provided key trends for the year ahead.