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Key developments related to the virtualization of network functions by the vendor community.
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.
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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.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
The satellite network operator is looking to the Open Networking Automaton Platform (ONAP) to automate connecting its space-based network with terrestrial operators.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/6/2019
SES Networks is using Amdocs to implement the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) on Microsoft Azure, to allow its telco customers to seamlessly extend to SES's satellite service.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/24/2019
BT is using Canonical OpenStack on Ubuntu Linux to move its global network to a cloud-native, microservices architecture.
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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/2/2019
While there is a fair degree of hype around the term 'cloud native' and plenty of misuse by software marketeers, it is clearly an important topic among CSP CTOs and CIOs.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 6/28/2019
A collaboration between the industry's largest trade group of mobile network operators and the preeminent open source consortium is aiming to simplify and harmonize dozens of NFVi efforts.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/25/2019
Building edge computing resources for advanced applications is going to be a big challenge to telcos in terms of how and where to invest, as well as when and where to partner with cloud providers, vendors and others.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/17/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Airtel Africa sets price for London IPO; Truespeed plans residential Ethernet 10Gbit/s service; Prysmian lands UK deal with CityFibre.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/30/2019
Nefeli is implementing a commercial version of the new, open 'Lean NFV' architecture to simplify network functions virtualization on carrier networks.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/16/2019
Bill Walker explains how edge computing has allowed operators to decompose applications and distribute them on the network.
Security Now
An Image Can Poison Just as Well as an Exploit Can
Larry Loeb, Author, 9/13/2019
An emerging and increasingly sophisticated threat campaign is employing obscure ...
Podcast: Infrastructure Hunting – Stopping Bad Actors in Their Tracks
Dan Reis, SecurityNow Expert, 9/13/2019
Being able to effectively build a threat intelligence ecosystem or threat-hunting ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Openreach Bows to Gfast Pressures
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 9/13/2019
Also today, Telecom Italian's chairman might leave, AT&T is right on its SDN goal ...
BBWN Bites: CityFibre, Telia Make Changes in the C-Suite
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 9/12/2019
Also today, Altice France teams up with CommScope's Arris, Calix signs new coop, ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Prime Reading
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 ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
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