NFVZone Featured Articles

ADC Vendor Array Networks Helps Launch OPNFV Project
By: Paula Bernier
There are so many industry groups forming around network functions virtualization and software-defined networking these days, sometimes it's hard to keep track of all of them. The latest entry to the list is the OPNFV Project. And Array Networks Inc. this week announced it is a silver founding membe… - 12/17/2014

NFV & SDN Zone Week in Review: Fortinet, InterCloud, Juniper, OneAccess
By: Paula Bernier
Network functions virtualization and software-defined networking remained in the white-hot spotlight on the networking stage throughout 2014. That would seem to bode well for NFV and SDN in 2015. But the CMO of OneAccess indicates there's a storm brewing for 2015, as service providers - that have en… - 12/13/2014

NFV: Time to Get Back to (Virtual) Reality, for the Sake of Operators
By: TMCnet Special Guest
NFV has been voraciously hyped and with good reason; there is much to get excited about. The potential benefits to operators and communication service providers (CSPs) of enabling a virtualized and service oriented network environment are vast: increased network flexibility, additional security, red… - 12/09/2014

Red Hat and Huawei Team on OpenStack NFV Solutions for CSPs
By: Laura Stotler
Promotion of network functions virtualization (NFV) for cloud environments is the focus of a new global partnership between Huawei and Red Hat. The companies are working together to foster OpenStack-based cloud deployments and accelerate collaboration and development efforts for communication servic… - 12/08/2014

Choosing Agility over Performance: Networking Strategies for Future Business Needs
By: TMCnet Special Guest
The networks in use 10 years ago weren't so different from those we use today, which is surprising given that the performance we expect from them now is exponentially greater than in the past. Whereas the IT manager's greatest challenge was once connecting computers in different rooms, now thousands… - 12/08/2014


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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