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Infoblox Intros NFV-based Virtualized DNS, DHCP, and IP Address Management Appliance

April 13, 2017

Via: The Fast Mode

Network security provider, Infoblox unveils Trinzic Flex, an elastically scalable carrier-grade virtual appliance that delivers network control, security, and automation. Infoblox said that the Trinzic Flex allows service providers to improve service delivery and grow their network with minimal technology risk and […]


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Software-Defined Networking Pioneer Martin Casado Looks Back, Forward

April 6, 2017

Via: eWeek

Martin Casado has a special perspective on what is going on with software-defined networking. At the Open Networking Summit here this week, he was introduced as an SDN pioneer, having founded Nicira and developed the NSX network virtualization platform. In […]


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AT&T Starts Trial on Barefoot Networks’ Programmable Switches

April 5, 2017

Via: The Fast Mode

The second largest mobile operator in the US, AT&T has partnered with Barefoot Networks and SnapRoute to enable deep visibility into its production network using Tofino switch and In-band Network Telemetry (INT). The Operator has installed Tofino-based white boxes running SnapRoute’s FlexSwitch Network Operating […]


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Infrastructure ‘Coming to Life in a New Way’

March 29, 2017

Via: eWeek

There are those that believe the era of infrastructure is gone, but Martin Casado is not among them. Casado, now a venture capitalist at Andreessen Horowitz, discussed during a keynote address at the Interop conference here why we’re now on […]


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NFV development and integration challenges for vendors

March 28, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

A significant aspect of the telecommunications industry’s move towards software-based virtualization solutions using network functions virtualization and software-defined networking is the network transformation expected to take place. Decades of work and experience running telecom networks using hardware-based models are set […]


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NFV and cloud driving changes in core network licensing models

March 27, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

One of the greatest advantages of network functions virtualization and cloud network architectures is the ability for network operators to dynamically scale the capacity of their networks to better mirror demand without having a significant amount of capacity laying dormant, […]


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Putting to rest 3 persistent SDN myths

March 24, 2017

Via: ITWorld Networking

What if your network was more than just a collection of hardware and cables strung together over the years to solve specific problems?  What if your network was agile enough to empower your business today and offer deep insight into […]


Security, Software

Automation key to getting SDN security right

March 24, 2017

Via: ITWorld Networking

Where did your network go?  We’re rapidly approaching a time when enterprises won’t be able to actually see their networks’ cables or the blinking router lights. Software defined networks drive efficiency and agility and make businesses more scalable and flexible. […]


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NFV and SDN investment looks strong, though service assurance remains crux

March 23, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Network service assurance remains a top priority for telecom operators, though views on what those assurance levels need to be in a virtualized environment remain in flux. Wireless carriers are likely to avoid virtualizing aspects of their network and services […]


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5 steps to launching Software Defined Networking

March 21, 2017

Via: ITWorld Networking

Software Defined Networking (SDN) promises increased agility, enhanced security and automation—all while saving time and money. But the prospect of adopting SDN may seem daunting because it is still a relatively new technology and few long-term examples exist to illustrate […]