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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, 11/15/2019
No wonder investors have panicked – Ribbon waves goodbye to its CEO as it announces an unexpected merger with transport network equipment specialist ECI Telecom. But why?
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/5/2019
Verizon's Oliver Cantor says enterprise customers are looking to run their own applications on the universal CPE servers that house the operator's virtual network functions.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/5/2019
VMware wants to help telcos launch services faster in multi-cloud environments.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/5/2019
Arista takes its turn trying to make deploying networks as fast and easy as rolling out cloud applications.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/21/2019
A new set of NFV challenges is emerging as operators plan the shift towards cloud-native applications and a container-based strategy.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/15/2019
Red Hat readies its Kubernetes platform, OpenShift, for network functions.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/10/2019
The open source vendor is giving up its OpenStack business to focus on application delivery.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/9/2019
Much of what's talked about as automation is actually mechanization, says AT&T's Amy Wheelus, and the distinction is key as telcos head into the 5G world.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/25/2019
The industry body is concerned at the small number of radio access network (RAN) system vendors and is looking at ways to address that scarcity, says executive.
By Prayson Pate, CTO, Ensemble, ADVA Optical Networking, 9/6/2019
NFV has many naysayers, but it's alive, kicking and thriving, with SD-WAN as a significant catalyst.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 9/4/2019
The term 'telco cloud' is used often, but it can mean different things to different people.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/27/2019
VMware is launching tools for radio network optimization, based on its Uhana acquisition, and also upgrading its OpenStack infrastructure support.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/27/2019
VMware plans to embed Kubernetes support into its vSphere virtual server software, part of VMware Tanzu, a Kubernetes portfolio.
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Security Now
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Larry Loeb, Author, 11/14/2019
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/15/2019
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Is NFV Headed for a Cliff?
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 8/7/2019
Are telcos solving NFVs big problems or making them worse? Critics say a ...
DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
How Radcom's Pricing Model Is Set to Disrupt the Market
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/7/2018
Radcom's VNF pricing model looks set to excite network operators and drain the ...
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
Systems integration giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is transforming itself ...
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