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Key developments related to systems integration plans and projects that impact or involve software-defined networking.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/5/2018
The new version of ADVA's virtualization software suite adds new features, including zero-touch provisioning, service chain monitoring and multi-level security.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 8/31/2018
During his keynote at Light Reading's NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver next month, CenturyLink's Kevin McBride plans to address real-world challenges for service providers in monetizing and scaling the deployment of SDN/NFV and cloud technologies.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/30/2018
VMware is gearing up to be a leading vendor to service providers, and may be getting a boost from a shift away from DIY networks and toward integrated stacks.
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By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 8/27/2018
Since the launch of Light Reading's NFV & Carrier SDN event, the trajectories of SDN and NFV have continued to converge while also diverging and separating more than we expected.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/24/2018
New head of carrier's virtualization strategy is focused on making services more readily available at whatever edge they best fit.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/23/2018
Carrier hosted two-day developer summmit for open source edge software project, after it released key seed code for major use case.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 8/23/2018
Antonio Elizondo says his keynote at Light Reading's event next month will focus on how Telefónica is using UNICA, its network virtualization program launched in 2014, to automate network services.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/22/2018
Most current SD-WAN services are too limited in scope and too defensive in strategy, a veteran analyst warns. That opens the door to cloud providers and MSPs taking over the market.
By Jim Hodges, Principal Analyst – Cloud and Security, Heavy Reading, 8/16/2018
This year's NFV & Carrier SDN event will examine the industry's progress in monetizing virtualization efforts, but will also consider the impact of process automation, which is now positioned as a ubiquitous add-on to any technology.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/1/2018
Kontron will combine its white box hardware with Inocybe's open source software, including its open source SDN controller and other software.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/16/2018
Company known for embedded computer technology vendor now serves as integrator as well, combining its hardware with OpenStack and VNFs.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/10/2018
Known for mobile backhaul routers, the vendor is making a bid for a bigger piece of the router pie in the era of white boxes.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/5/2018
CTO says Juniper is ready to out-do the competition when it comes to edge-cloud, both for 5G buildouts and latency-sensitive IoT apps.
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Cloudflare Looks to Take the Pain Out of DNSSEC Protocol Adoption
Larry Loeb, Author, 9/21/2018
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/20/2016
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Telefónica CTO: It's Time for Unica Phase II
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 3/3/2016
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