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AT&T makes virtual headway completing Gbps XGS-PON field tests

January 17, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T announced Tuesday it finished open-source 10 Gbps XGS-PON field trials as part of a wider initiative to virtualize access functions over the last mile network. The operator originally announced it would conduct 10 Gbps XGS-PON field trials last June. […]


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Users to Begin Transition from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

January 10, 2018

Via: eWeek

Office 365 users can now use Microsoft Teams to make and receive phone calls without switching to another app. On Dec. 13, Teams is taking the first steps in becoming the Skype for Business replacement, which Microsoft promised during its Ignite […]


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Juniper challenges Cisco, VMware with Contrail Enterprise Multicloud

January 10, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Juniper Networks is upping competition with Cisco, VMware and other enterprises taking up space in the cloud market with the introduction of Contrail Enterprise Multicloud at the company’s NXTWORK conference. Juniper is a provider of networking devices like routers, switches, […]


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5 software licensing challenges in the next generation network

January 9, 2018

Via: Networkworld Software

Every day we hear how the network is changing. Virtualization, Cloud, Software-defined Networking, the Internet of Things — it’s clear big transformational change is happening. The technical aspects of these solutions seem to get the most attention, but if you […]


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Using NFV and SDN to get to ‘zero touch’ network management

January 8, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

New ETSI group focuses on end-to-end network slicing As networks become increasingly complex, operators are tapping into network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) solutions to automate network operations. As the industry looks to the commercialize of 5G networks […]


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AWS launches blockchain partners portal

January 5, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced it is investing in blockchain technology through its partner ecosystem program. According to the company, the AWS Blockchain Partners Program supports customer integration of blockchain solutions with systems built on AWS. Among the Blockchain […]


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Victory Square enters SD-WAN space with Multapplied Networks deal

January 4, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Victory Square Technologies announced it signed a letter of intent to purchase 20% of software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) blockchain company Multapplied Networks (MNI). The company said it would acquire 20% of all issued and outstanding securities in MNI in exchange […]


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2018 Predictions for SD-WAN

January 3, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

SD-WAN has blown past all of our 2017 expectations. It has become one of the hottest trends in networking, and forecasts are increasing every quarter with IDC predicting the size of the SD-WAN market to be $8.05B by 2021. My colleagues […]


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What is blockchain technology?

January 2, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

What is blockchain? A frequently discussed technology in popular culture is blockchain, which is changing the way digital transactions are made online. Despite the widespread attention it has received, blockchain technology isn’t exactly simple, leading to confusion around the topic. […]


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Software-Defined Networking is Probably Already in Your Business

December 11, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

When it comes to new technologies, some are deployed quickly and very visibly (for example: most mobile initiatives). But for many others, they go through a kind of stealth deployment, where organizations may not be actively adopting the technology — […]