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Key developments related to the development and deployment of 'white box' network elements.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/9/2018
The Most Innovative NFV Product Strategy category is one of the most competitive in the Leading Lights roster, always attracting a significant number of focused ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/2/2018
The telecom industry has long heard that virtualization will leave traditionalists wearing a pained expression in the next few years, decimating equipment sales and ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/16/2018
128 Technology today announced deals with a systems integrator and its white box provider intended to let managed service providers offer SD-WAN on an automated, ...
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/12/2018
NetElastic, a two-year-old startup focused on carrier NFV, says it will land a major telecom operator deal this year, and is working with several large telecom ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/29/2018
Ever since it was founded in 1984, Cisco has thrived by selling Internet switches and routers that inseparably combine its hardware and software expertise. It has ...
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/27/2018
LOS ANGELES -- Open Networking Summit -- AT&T's plans to deploy white box routers in its mobile network beginning later this year will use a network operating system ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2018
Right, this is it. We've already extended the deadline, so no more extensions. This Friday, March 23, is the FINAL deadline for submissions to this year's Leading ...
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By Roz Roseboro, Principal Analyst – Cloud Infrastructure & Management, Heavy Reading, 3/6/2018
Telcos have got to be getting a bit tired about hearing how their hyperscale peers are disrupting everything -- with the implication that if the telcos don't adopt ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/26/2018
Telenor and Metaswitch released a white paper on Monday in which they conclude that containers represent the only viable route to building and scaling 5G networks, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/20/2018
AT&T is continuing its aggressive edge computing push, today announcing that its first test zone for edge applications is up and running at its AT&T Foundry in Palo ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/2/2018
AT&T's latest effort to jump-start an open source group is very different from its last one. With Open ECOMP, which became an essential part of the Open Network ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/19/2018
While the merger of CenturyLink and Level 3 Communications isn't slowing down the pace of virtualization activity within the new company, the union is focusing the ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/19/2017
AT&T's latest broad initiative is aimed at creating the most cost-effective, efficient and open way for the telecom industry to embrace white boxes as part of the ...
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Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
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