Author Archives: SDxCentral
Author Archives: SDxCentral
With 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) dominating industry conversation, telcos and other communications service providers (CSPs) are embracing network function virtualization and the cloud, with a software-defined architecture. But to truly participate in the cloud economy, compete effectively with OTT rivals, and be positioned to capture the rich opportunities presented by 5G and... Read more →
Qualcomm board meets Broadcom; Google releases Beta test of its Cloud TPUs; Tech Mahindra and VMware partner.
In this interview, Niel Viljoen, CEO and founder of Netronome, discusses the new networking requirement in the data center, the failure of Moore’s Law, and a new wave of computing that he believes represents the future.
A new white paper by ACG Research focuses on the data center (DC) switching infrastructure aspect of that ecosystem, showing that Lenovo’s switching combined with server solutions provide for the full spectrum for a data center strategy for enterprises and cloud providers.
A new solution brief from Dell EMC and VMware discusses an innovative turnkey solution—Dell EMC NFV Ready Bundle for VMware—that is optimized to simplify and accelerate production deployments.
Qualcomm rejects Broadcom (again); ZTE releases first 5G network slicing solution; AT&T closes on its FiberTower acquisition.
A new white paper from OpenCT features detailed technical examples of OpenCT’s two telco solutions: Blockchain as a Transport (BaaT) and Blockchain-Defined Wide Area Networks (BD-WAN).
AT&T to release its dNOS to Linux; Cisco buys BroadSoft; Aryaka and Radware team up.
Thanks to all who joined us for the Nuage Networks webinar: The 5 Key Success Factors on your Digital Transformation Journey for the WAN and Beyond. With over 20 SD-WAN solutions in the market it is increasingly difficult to select the right one. Nuage Networks provided an evaluation framework that can be used to not... Read more →
Download the Huawei Case Study, . If telecom operators want to remain relevant and competitive in today’s evolving digital world, they will have to face the prospect of a digital transformation—and to do so, they will need to upgrade from their rigid legacy business systems to a digital-first environment. This new value-driven business model must be... Read more →
Nokia opens a multi-cloud design center; VMware releases AWS Greengrass on vSphere; Qualcomm starts a 5G Initiative in China.
Thanks to all who joined us for the Big Switch Networks APM/NPM Report Webinar: Work Smarter, Not Harder – How to Use a Next-Gen NPB for greater ROI from your APM/NPM Tools. During the webinar, Big Switch Networks discussed how Big Mon integrates with leading APM/NPM tools, and how to integrate an SDN-based NPB solution into... Read more →
Check out the new Palo Alto Networks channel on SDxCentral for the latest in next-gen security for IoT, 5G, Cloud, and NFV.
Comcast chooses AWS; Qualcomm puts up a fight against Broadcom; Maersk and IBM work with blockchain.
In this interview, Avi Freedman, Kentik’s co-founder and CEO, discusses why Kentik’s approach is unique in the market, and gives his vision of where it goes next.
AT&T has been aggressively transforming its core network with software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), gaining the ability to offer on-site infrastructure to enterprises in an innovative, simplified, and easy to consume model. The resulting platform, AT&T FlexWareSM, provides best-in-class, virtualized network functions to businesses across the entire spectrum of the market. From... Read more →
Huawei persists despite failures in U.S.; T-Mobile launches NB-IoT plan; Verizon acquires threat hunter.
Telecom operators need new network monitoring tools. Although mobile core networks are increasingly virtualized—through powerful and flexible technologies such as Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) —network monitoring and analytics functions have only recently started to be virtualized. Stand-alone virtual probes still require mirroring of all the traffic which in turn impacts performance... Read more →
Global professional services company GHD recently merged with Conestoga-Rovers and Associates (CRA), adding more than 3,000 employees in 100 offices, including 50 small sites. With this sudden growth, GHD needed a simple, cost-effective solution to add those new sites onto the company’s network. The answer was Riverbed SteelConnect, which has fueled stronger collaboration between its... Read more →