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Telefonica, Brocade See What's Possible with NFV
By: Paula Bernier
Telefonica and Brocade are working together to create network functions virtualization deployment and performance benchmarks following the service provider's tests of the vendor's solutions, which altered the carrier's view - in a good way - of what is possible on this front. - 08/20/2014

New IDC Forecast Sees a Global Increase in Communications Processor Revenues
By: Frank Griffin
Communication processors are processors optimized specifically to support communication systems. Based on the system, whether it is wired or wireless, they exist in a wide variety of forms on the physical layer, the medium, access, control layer, or the network layer in the communication system. The… - 08/15/2014

OpenDaylight Means Opening SDN and NFV for Business
By: Peter Bernstein
As ITEXPO came to a close in Las Vegas this week, it seemed like a good idea to pick up on what I saw at the start of the show as a powerful theme that is sweeping virtually (literally and figuratively) almost every aspect of ICT as we move to an increasingly more software-centric and driven world. … - 08/15/2014

The Ultimate Software Race: How Can Providers Reach the Finish Line?
By: Allison Boccamazzo
A huge barrier to achieving software telecommunications is the support of providers' existing infrastructure, especially at the edge of the network. We're entering a new age of innovative and compelling infrastructure, and one that many providers are seeing as a necessity to transition to. So, how c… - 08/13/2014

Three Best Practices for Building a Network DevOps for SDN, NFV
By: Allison Boccamazzo
Software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) require service providers to rethink the notion of network engineering. Traditional network engineering processes are a bit stiff while SDN and NFV call for a more agile form of network service delivery to help meet dynamic… - 08/13/2014


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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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