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Key developments related to the network functions virtualization (NFV) strategies of the communications service provider community.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/20/2019
Verizon has hinted at its interest in edge computing, but a comprehensive look at signals from around the company point to the potential for a broad and possibly lucrative deployment of the technology by the operator.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/15/2019
Vendor already has Tier 1 traction, a founder with track record of disruption, the backing of Bessemer and has Cisco, Juniper, Huawei and Nokia in its sights.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/15/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica improves its network visibility with Ixia; Telia's Uzbek fine fallout keeps falling out; DriveNets raises $110 million.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 2/7/2019
The deal is a vindication for network functions virtualization (NFV), OpenStack and Mirantis, all of which have been taking reputation hits recently.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 2/6/2019
Turkcell had bold plans to virtualize 40% of its network by 2019. How's it doing?
By Prayson Pate, CTO, Ensemble, ADVA Optical Networking, 2/5/2019
ADVA's Prayson Pate looks at the key considerations when selecting the compute foundations for universal CPE.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/4/2019
First wave of virtualized CCAP deployments centered on small and midsized MSOs as larger cable ops begin to turn hard on distributed access architectures, CEO says.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/29/2019
There's a customer-facing story to Verizon's Visible efforts. But on the backend, the story is perhaps even more interesting.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 1/29/2019
Cato Networks, which bills itself as a 'cloud-native carrier,' scores $55 million funding for its vision of delivering on network agility, where traditional carriers have so far failed with their NFV efforts.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/24/2019
Vodafone's head of cloud and automation has jumped ship to rejoin Nokia's telco cloud team.
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.
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