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Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

How to virtualize the core network

April 6, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Core network virtualization Network operators are virtualizing their core networks in an effort to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. By enabling virtualization in the core network, service providers can significantly decrease operational expenditure (OPEX) and capital expenditure (CAPEX), […]


Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

BGP Route Selection: a Failure of Intent-Based Networking

January 16, 2018

Via: ipSpace

It’s interesting how the same pundits who loudly complain about the complexities of BGP (and how it will be dead any time soon and replaced by an SDN miracle) also praise the beauties of intent-based networking… without realizing that the hated […]


Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

SNS Research: NFV, SDN investment to reach $22 billion by 2020

January 8, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

SNS Research report forecasts NFV, SDN market growth A new report from SNS Research suggests the service provider network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) market is expected to swell at an annual compound growth rate (CAGR) of about […]


Software

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 […]


Software

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 […]


Featured, Software

New mindsets for new times – network virtualization

December 10, 2017

Via: Andy Melman

DataCenterKnowledge reported at the beginning of 2017 that AT&T virtualized their customer-facing network in the proportion of over 30 percent. This is part of a three year program that aims to achieve network virtualization by 2018. Three thirds of the […]


Software

Software-Defined Networking is Probably Already in Your Business

November 3, 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 — […]


Software

BT Unveils SDN-based Next Gen Broadcast Networks

August 30, 2017

Via: The Fast Mode

BT said that it has developed a trial of a software-defined network (SDN) architecture to enable a next generation highly flexible broadcast network. The technology was trialled at the recent Innovation Week in BT’s Labs at Adastral Park, Ipswich. BT […]


Software

Verizon Simplifies SD-WAN with Cisco Virtual Managed Services

August 30, 2017

Via: Cisco Blog

Cisco recently announced that Verizon is now using Cisco’s Virtual Managed Services (VMS) as the foundation for the delivery of its SD-WAN service. Leveraging VMS, Verizon can now help enterprises to quickly place an order for SD-WAN services based on […]


Software

Packet Fabric on Software Gone Wild

June 13, 2017

Via: ipSpace

Imagine a service provider that allows you to provision 100GE point-to-point circuit between any two of their POPs through a web site and delivers in seconds (assuming you’ve already solved the physical connectivity problem). That’s the whole idea of SDN, […]