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3 Pathways to NFV Success or How to Tame the NFV / SDN Monster

May 9, 2017

Via: Cisco Blog

If you are a fan of Greek mythology, then you know that Cerberus was the three-headed dog that guarded the gates of Hades. This monster kept the dead from escaping. When you are on a journey to NFV transformation, sometimes […]


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Segment Routing, fundamental to make your network SDN-ready!

April 27, 2017

Via: Cisco Blog

Once again, MPLS World Congress 2017 proves to be a major event for the Networking industry and a key milestone for Segment Routing debates between vendors and customers. Industry at large is backing up Segment Routing: we are seeing adoption […]


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Huawei Launches SDN-based Platform to Intelligently Optimize Network Configuration & Management

April 26, 2017

Via: The Fast Mode

At a recent industry event, Huawei released the framework and technical roadmap of Intelligent Defined Network (IDN), an SDN-based open enabler platform which can intelligently optimize network configuration and management. With the core of Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence […]


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As providers push NFV/SDN, 3 key issues remain

April 24, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Boosted by early adoption from carriers such as AT&T, Telefónica and China Mobile, communications service providers (CSPs) are beginning to ramp up their investments in NFV/SDN initiatives. The market has seen its fair share of ups and downs, but now […]


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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, […]