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NFV & SDN Zone Week in Review: Extreme Networks, MEF, Radisys, Vitesse, Wedge
By: Paula Bernier
The impending convergence of carrier Ethernet with network functions virtualization, software-defined networking, and some new thing called lifecycle service orchestration will create what Metro Ethernet Focus President Nan Chen this week was promoting as The Third Network. - 11/22/2014

Lawrence Livermore Lab Evaluates New HPC Cluster
By: Paula Bernier
Applied Micro Circuits Corp., Cirrascale, and Red Hat have joined forces to provide a high-performance computing cluster to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. - 11/21/2014

Could Cloud Network Defense Mean a New Source of Security?
By: Steve Anderson
Security, these days, is perhaps one of the-some might even say the-most important functions that anyone who deals with computers, regardless of size or purpose, can undertake. As such, there are plenty of options to bring to the table when it comes to security, from a variety of different vendors. … - 11/21/2014

Does Carrier Ethernet + Internet = The Third Network?
By: Doug Mohney
LSO is a whole other concept, addressing the headaches and disconnects between SDN, NFV, and the bane of many a service provider, the Operation Support System (OSS) and Billing Support System (BSS) components. It encompasses the areas of fulfillment, performance, control, assurance, usage, analytics… - 11/21/2014

Mahindra Comviva Taps Radisys
By: Paula Bernier
Mahindra Comviva is using Radisys Corp.'s T-40 Series Ultra Platform. The former company is leveraging the technology in its Mobile Data Platform, which provides policy control enforcement, policy charging and rules, and mobile Internet gateway functionality. - 11/17/2014


NFVZone News Room

Metaswitch to Share Unique Perspective on the New Global Network at Software Telco Congress - 7/31/2014

Industry Experts to Explore NFV and SDN at Software Telco Congress - 7/28/2014

Edgewater Networks to Deliver Keynote at Software Telco Congress - 7/24/2014

TMC Announces Winners of the 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award - 6/26/2014

Software Telco Congress Reveals Virtualization-Focused Programming - 6/12/2014

Applications Now Open for the 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Awards - 4/7/2014

Software Telco Congress Concludes with New Discussions on the Future of NFV and SDN - 11/25/2013

Christos Kolias, Research Scientist at Orange Announced as a Speaker at Software Telco Congress - 11/13/2013

SDN, Network Virtualization Opportunity Estimated at $4B in 2014, $35B by 2018 - 10/23/2013

Software Telco Congress Explores New ETSI Specifications for NFV - 10/21/2013

NoviFlow Recognized as Hot Company - 10/18/2013

Software Telco Congress Welcomes Top Tech Companies - 10/15/2013

Software Telco Congress Helps Carriers Compete with OTTs - 9/30/2013

Metaswitch Joins Software Telco Congress as Diamond Sponsor - 9/26/2013

Software Telco Congress Builds Agenda with Focus on NFV - 9/19/2013

Network Functions Virtualization Takes Center Stage at Telecom Network Event this November - 9/19/2013

Software Telco Congress Confirms All-Star Keynotes from ADTRAN, Alcatel-Lucent, Lemko and Metaswitch - 9/18/2013

Lemko's Norman Fekrat Announced as a Keynote Speaker at Software Telco Congress - 8/19/2013

Software Telco Congress Unveils Agenda for Inaugural Event - 8/19/2013

TMCnet Announces Launch of Network Functions Virtualization News and Analysis Site NFVZone - 6/21/2013



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Virtualization has taken the IT world by storm but to date the comms market has been mostly unaffected – relying instead on proprietary appliances for numerous functions. A recent industry push to establish network standards virtualization will potentially shake-up the telecommunications market even more than the move to IP communications. As network hardware begins to be released as software, carriers are expected to save money and benefit greatly from new levels of flexibility related to hosting their network in private and virtual private clouds.

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