Tag: network virtualization


Cisco, Red Hat extend networking, AI integrations

May 3, 2024

Via: Network World

Cisco and Red Hat are once again expanding their 15-year-old strategic partnership, this time to bolster networking, AI and cloud integrations. At the Red Hat Summit 2024 next week, the two vendors will demonstrate how tightly integrating Cisco Application Centric […]


Verizon completes end-to-end fully virtualized 5G data session

August 26, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon is laying claim to the completion of the world’s first end-to-end — meaning from the core of the network to the far edge of the network — fully virtualized 5G data session. According to Verizon, the virtualization of the […]


VMware fortifies data center software with Avi Networks buy

June 14, 2019

Via: ITWorld Networking

VMware punched up its data-center network virtualization capabilities by announcing it would buy Avi Networks load balancing, analytics and application-delivery technology for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2012 by a group of Cisco engineers and executives, Avi offers a variety […]


Ericsson experts discusses path to network slicing

July 17, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

42—in addition to being the answer to life, the universe and everything, it’s also how many virtual network slices will be deployed as 5G continues to evolve, according to Henrik Basilier of Ericsson. In a recent episode of the Conversations […]

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AT&T tracking to meet 2018 network virtualization goal

July 3, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Since the days of Domain 2.0, AT&T has set ambitious goals for its network virtualization efforts. The operator finished 2017 with 55% of its network virtualized and Chris Rice, SVP of Network Cloud & Infrastructure, said in an interview with […]


Policy Management Deployed as VNF to Reach $2.8 Billion by 2020

December 5, 2016

Via: The Fast Mode

The market for policy deployed as a virtual network function (VNF) is forecast to reach $2.8 billion by 2020, representing 90 percent of the total policy management market, according to IHS Research. According to IHS, the total global market for […]


AT&T CFO on network virtualization, 5-year spectrum plan

November 4, 2016

Via: RCR Wireless News

Speaking at the Oppenheimer 19th Annual Technology, Internet and Communications Conference, AT&T’s chief financial officer, John Stephens, said the carrier plans to virtualize 30% of its network functions by the end of the year. He also discussed AT&T’s five-year plan […]


AT&T, Orange Collaborate to Drive Open Source SDN/NFV

July 21, 2016

Via: The Fast Mode

AT&T and Orange have signed an agreement to collaborate on driving the open source and standardization initiatives that will accelerate the standardization of software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) technologies. Through a network-centric approach, AT&T and Orange are committed to making […]


VMware to Buy Arkin for Network Virtualization

June 14, 2016

Via: eWeek

VMware is adding to its arsenal of software-defined infrastructure capabilities with the planned acquisition of Arkin Net, whose software makes it easier for enterprises to manage their environments across domains of both physical and virtual compute, networking and storage resources. […]


Nokia Shared Data Layer to Simpilfy VNF Management for IoT and 5G

February 19, 2016

Via: The Fast Mode

Nokia has announced the launch of Shared Data Layer, a central point of storage for all the data used by Virtualised Network Functions (VNFs). According to Nokia, the Shared Data Layer frees VNFs from the need to manage their own […]