Tag: network services


How to Get the Maximum Value Out of Network Automation

April 25, 2024

Via: Network Computing

Network automation takes advantage of programmable logic to manage network services and resources. The approach allows network operations (NetOps) teams to configure, scale, protect, and integrate network infrastructure and application services far more rapidly than when performed manually. Until relatively […]

Technology, Wireless

BT stitches metro edge connectivity and computing into Global Fabric service

December 1, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

BT has started to roll-out its global network-as-a-service (NaaS) offer in carrier neutral metro-edge cloud facilities (CNFs) around the world. The service, offered as Global Fabric, was announced in October; the UK-based telecoms group has since expanded a deal with […]


NTT Launches Next Gen Platform for Managed Network Services

May 24, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

NTT, a leading IT infrastructure and services company, announced SPEKTRA (Sentient Platform for Network Transformation) as the next generation of its global services platform for NTT Managed Networks solutions. The platform provides customers with a direct pathway towards network transformation, […]

Software, Technology

Juniper Networks Unveils New NaaS Enhancements to its Leading AIOps Platform

August 26, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Juniper Networks announced new Network as a Service (NaaS) enhancements to their leading AIOps platform that further facilitate the deployment and management of wired, wireless and secure SD-WAN network services via Juniper MSP and reseller partners. By combining best-in-class platform […]


Network costs are going up, says Nokia CEO

April 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia reported a better-than-expected first quarter, but CEO Pekka Lundmark warned investors that the company is being impacted by rising input prices and the global chip shortage. While Lundmark said that Nokia’s first-quarter results were a “strong start to the […]

Hardware, Technology

5G demand boosts Nokia sales but chip shortage could have future impact

October 28, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Strong demand for 5G equipment saw Nokia increase sales by 2% during the third quarter of 2021, however the company has warned that the industry-wide chip shortage could have an impact moving forward. The Finnish firm said rising revenues in […]

Hardware, Software, Technology

What is a Cloud native Network Function?

October 25, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Examples of CNFs can include network routers, bridges, firewalls, and Virtual Private Network (VPN) gateway services. Cloud native Network Functions replace Physical Network Functions (PNFs). PNFs are purpose-built hardware devices (with embedded software or systems) which provide essential network services. […]

Software, Technology

What is a Virtual Network Function?

October 21, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

VNFs are network services running as software processes on off-the-shelf server hardware. They replace dedicated hardware devices. By virtualizing essential network functions that were previously the domain of dedicated hardware appliances, operators can deploy new services, enhance security and tailor […]


Supporting the Evolving Role of Network Engineers

July 7, 2021

Via: Network Computing

Network engineers are at the forefront of the network and the enterprise, responsible for the day-to-day provisioning, deployment, and configuration of the network. Managing today’s network is not just inclusive of physical devices but also network services across the internet […]

News, Security

AT&T wins $306 million in work for DHS over 12 years

May 28, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T has won contracts to help the U.S. Department of Homeland Security modernize its networks, and the agency will gain access to FirstNet services as well. AT&T snagged four task orders from DHS to modernize and transform the agency’s telecommunications […]

News, Technology, Wireless

Evolving network support services: great end user experience and network performance in the 5G era

May 20, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

As networks evolve and are updated to support continuously more advanced 5G applications, fast and accurate fault isolation and root-cause analysis are more critical than ever before. The increasing advanced functionality of networks, driven by the push towards a more […]

News, Technology, Wireless

AT&T picked as top managed-SD-WAN provider for the third year

April 13, 2021

Via: Network

AT&T, Hughes, and Verizon were selected as the top three SD-WAN providers for the third year in a row in the latest Vertical Systems Group rankings for year-end 2020. Comcast jumped to fourth place. Despite the pandemic, expansion of carrier-managed […]