Network Functions Virtualization Articles

Radware Demos 20Gbps Performance, Emphasizes Need for ADCs
Radware in a demonstration with 6WIND's Virtual Accelerator showed that the 20Gbps performance of its Alteon NG Virtual Appliance with OpenStack in an NFV environment is five times that of the nearest competitors. That kind of performance is importan… - 04/29/2016

NFV Interoperability Needs Strong Leadership
It is hard to disagree with the EJL report's belief that achieving NFV interoperability on a large scale will take some time. When limited testing based on a finite set of vendors using the same platform exposes interoperability issues, imagine what … - 04/26/2016

Ericsson Reorganizes in Effort to Build Growth, Profitability
Radio and transport will fall under the auspices of Business Unit Network Products. Customer support, managed services, and network rollouts will be handled by Business Unit Networks Services. Together these core business groups will focus on increme… - 04/22/2016

Broadcom Begins Volume Production of Quad-core 64-bit 2GHz ARMv8 SoCs
Broadcom is a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of analog and digital semiconductor connectivity solutions, meaning it always has new products on the go. Indeed, less than a month after the company announced its complete end-to… - 04/20/2016

MEF Focuses on Open Source with Huawei, China Unicom and ON.Lab
China Unicom, meanwhile, has begun redesigning a number of its central offices as edge data centers to take advantage of open source software and open specifications hardware. Ultimately, the operator will introduce SDN controllers, NFV management, v… - 04/18/2016

Open Environments Invite Great Contributions in NFV
The corporate network is changing. It's no longer enough that IT ensures all systems are connected and operating efficiently. Today, the network needs to be optimized, secure, provide complete visibility, support cloud access and virtualization and b… - 04/12/2016

How APIs Are Helping Move NFV, Fungible Networks, Forward
As anyone with even a passing interest in networking by now knows, networks at both the enterprise and service provider levels are undergoing significant transformation. Those changes put software front and center in an effort to make networks and th… - 04/07/2016

Ericsson to Buy NodePrime
Ericsson has announced plans to buy hyperscale data center enabler NodePrime. The deal, for which the value was not disclosed, will give Ericsson all of the infrastructure management platform provider's operations and talent in San Francisco. - 04/07/2016

Telefonica Germany Renews and Upgrades Revenue Management Solution Developed by Netcracker
Netcracker announced recently that Telefonica Germany (TG) has upgraded to a newer, more feature-packed version of Netcracker's Revenue Management solution to manage billing for its B2B customers. It will allow TG to get a better handle on revenue st… - 03/31/2016

A New Approach to Network Modeling and Management
Today's businesses are dependent on applications that demand ever-changing bandwidth and latency requirements from the underlying network. This is particularly true for wide area networks ("WANs") that: (i) are geographically diverse; (ii) use a plet… - 03/28/2016

Why NFV that Improves Telecom Efficiency May Help Future Competitors
Telecom Italia Sparkle (TIS) announced earlier this month that it had deployed an NFV platform designed to manage international VoIP services. The company seeks to eventually move all services to an NFV environment, allowing it to take advantage of t… - 03/24/2016

Broadvoice Taps Metaswitch to Support PBX, UC Services
Broadvoice is using the Metaswitch Networks clustered MetaSphere Multiservice Telephony Application Server and Service Assurance Server to support its business cloud PBX and unified communications offerings, the companies announced today. - 03/16/2016

Prepare for Next-Gen NFV Data Center Solutions
Data center technology is evolving quickly to keep pace with the changing demands of companies around the world that are looking for more capabilities without sacrificing reliability or security. A new strategic partnership between Lenovo and Juniper… - 03/15/2016

Ericsson and Vodafone Bring NFV-Based VoLTE to the Netherlands
A recent survey found that most mobile operators agree VoLTE is coming this year and it seems Ericsson and Vodafone Netherlands are doing what they can to make this a reality. The two companies recently deployed the first cloud-based and fully virtua… - 03/11/2016

OpenDaylight Welcomes Hitachi
Hitachi Ltd. has joined the OpenDaylight Project at the silver level, the organizations have announced. - 03/09/2016

MEF Names First-Ever CTO, Addresses Agile Networking
Recognizing all this change is afoot, the MEF is changing as well. Signs of this recognition include the fact that the organization has expanded its scope to address what it calls Third Network services, and appointed a CTO for the first time. - 03/04/2016

Ultra-Compact VNFs Key to Cost-Effective NFV
The arrival of the software-defined networking era has been enthusiastically welcomed by all as it promises both infrastructure and services that can flex and grow in line with operators' changing requirements. The question "how can we transition to … - 03/03/2016

NFV Security Solution from Telco Systems Wins the Gold
CyberGuard is made up of network monitoring sensors running on the Telco Systems big data analytics engine, the CloudMetro virtualization platform, and an SDN controller running on the company's EdgeGenie Orchestrator. - 03/03/2016

ThousandEyes Receives Funding to Continue Work on Innovative Network Monitoring Technology
ThousandEyes announced recently that it has raised $35 million in additional Series C funding led by Tenaya Capital. The money will allow ThousandEyes to continue its efforts to develop solutions that allow a business to monitor activity on its netwo… - 03/01/2016

Ericsson Supplies Swisscom with NFV Solutions
More and more mobile operators are using network functions virtualization (NFV) to move their infrastructure into the cloud and enjoy more agility, greater efficiency and higher speeds. Swisscom is the latest company to jump on the NFV bandwagon, rec… - 02/29/2016

VimpelCom Hires ZTE to Establish Virtual Mobile Network in Asia
VimpelCom, an international telecommunications company, is aiming high for 2016. The company's most recent announcement outlines its goal of establishing a virtual network infrastructure in five Asian countries by the end of the year. - 02/29/2016

VimpelCom Hires ZTE to Establish Virtual Mobile Network in Asia
VimpelCom, an international telecommunications company, is aiming high for 2016. The company's most recent announcement outlines its goal of establishing a virtual network infrastructure in five Asian countries by the end of the year. - 02/26/2016

Ericsson, Cisco Launch Dynamic Service Manager
Ericsson has joined its expertise in network management with Cisco's expertise in IP services to create the new Ericsson Dynamic Service Manager. - 02/25/2016

Demonstration Shows Why ARM Technology is Major Player in NFV Market
The setup for the demo included Kontron's SYMKLOUD infrastructure platform, Applied Micro X-Gene 64-bit ARMv8-based modular servers, and Qosmos ixEngine. It served as a real-world example of an NFV implementation that can reduce CAPEX and OPEX. - 02/25/2016

Cubic Deploys Affirmed's Virtualized GGSN
Virtually everything we use will be one day connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) and M2M technology is allowing our homes, cars, infrastructure and even shoes to access resources to make them more efficient. But all this connectivity is straining … - 02/24/2016

Swisscom Developing vCPE Based on Hewlett-Packard's OpenNFV Initiatives
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has been working hard to boost its presence in the communications industry - particularly through software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) - and has now attained moderate success th… - 02/24/2016

Mirantis Joins Open Source MANO as Founding Member
Since Mirantis OpenStack is the leading distribution for companies in the telecommunications industry, Mirantis is a natural fit for OSM. Engagements include the largest OpenStack deal on record with Ericsson and some of the largest companies in the … - 02/23/2016

Nokia Leverages Radisys MRF for its Telco Cloud
Giant networking solutions provider Nokia has certified the Radisys Media Resource Function (MRF) for the Nokia Telco Cloud. - 02/22/2016

NEC and Juniper Networks to Offer NFV-Based Solutions, Expand Global Operations
NEC and Juniper expanded collaboration focuses on software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV). - 02/22/2016

NFV, DevOps, and Cloud Sandboxes Part 2: How DevOps and Sandboxes Can Accelerate NFV
In this Part 2 of the series, we'll look at how DevOps and Cloud Sandboxing can address these challenges and allow service providers to effectively transition to agile NFV service delivery. - 02/19/2016

NFV, DevOps, and Cloud Sandboxes Part 1: Opportunities and Challenges
In today's app economy, telecom, mobile, and cable operator customers need to achieve greater velocity and agility with their existing services by bringing new features to market faster while maintaining a utility-like level of quality. - 02/18/2016

NFV Solution from ADVA Promises Choice, Freedom
Businesses and consumers are all connected by a network in one form or another, which is why the topic of network function virtualization (NFV) is an important one, as it provides a way to build complex IT functions, minus the complexity. With so muc… - 02/17/2016

Introducing RIFT.io, the Industry's First Open-Source NSV/NFV Platform
RIFT.io recently announced the pending launch of RIFT.ware 4.1, an open-source network services virtualization (NSV) platform that combines software-defined networking (SDN) with network functions virtualization (NFV) in a cloud-based computing envir… - 02/16/2016

TCS NFV Concerto Brings New VoLTE Solution Forward
Network functions virtualization (NFV) is bringing new power to the enterprise, making several new functions available while not requiring a lot of extra equipment to make said functions happen. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is taking advantage of … - 02/16/2016

Wind River Launches Enhanced Titanium Server Portfolio
Wind River, a subsidiary of Intel focused on embedded system software, has joined the plethora of technology companies expanding their Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) portfolios with the launch of Titanium Server CPE. The new product enables v… - 02/16/2016

Organizations Have Much to Consider Before Implementing NFV
The software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) trends are growing in popularity as service providers and enterprises dedicate more time and resources toward reducing the complexity of their networks and enjoying the … - 02/11/2016

Dell'Oro Group: NFV to See Several New Uses in 2016
The Dell'Oro Group recently released a new study suggesting that, as big a hit as network functions virtualization (NFV) has been so far, it's likely to only get better with 2016. Not only will it be put to use more often, the report notes, but it's … - 02/11/2016

AudioCodes Launches Virtualized SBC Network Function
Mere days after joining the Israel Mobile Association's network functions virtualization (NFV) program, AudioCodes has followed up with the release of a session border controller (SBC) virtual network function (VNF). Dubbed the Mediant SBC VNF, this … - 02/11/2016

CliQr Lands New Certification with Cisco
Partner programs are a great way to let companies get access to new and different markets, while at the same time giving those partners new options for currently-established markets. Cisco has an impressively stocked partner program, and it's added a… - 02/10/2016

Coriant Extends 8600 Smart Router Series to Prepare for 5G Evolution
Global supplier of SDN-enabled transport networking solutions Coriant knows that 5G is coming and that much of the preparation for this will fall to the mobile backhaul network. As such, the company is building upon the robust capabilities of its nex… - 02/10/2016

SURF and Intel Introduce First Platform for NFV, WebRTC
Roughly eight months ago, SURF Communication Solutions launched its SURF-HMP comprehensive multimedia communications and processing platform to address interoperability challenges for WebRTC. Now, SURF has followed up on this announcement in an excit… - 02/10/2016

InterDigital Proof of Concept Could Boost Mobile Video Streaming Speeds
Mobile technology research and development company InterDigital has announced that ETSI's Industry Specification Group for Mobile Edge Computing (ISG MEC) has officially accepting its proof of concept for ""FLIPS - Flexible IP-based Services." - 02/09/2016

Accedian Facilitates 'HD Network Visibility' with FlowBROKER
End-to-end network performance specialist Accedian has launched a disruptive new technology called FlowBROKER that enables what the company describes as "HD visibility throughout the network." In other words, FlowBROKER significantly enhances the eff… - 02/09/2016

6WIND Completes NFV Testing IPSec with Hewlett Packard Enterprise
6WIND, a networking software developer, recently announced that it has completed testing of its Turbo IPsec application on Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) ProLiant servers and Spirent load generators. The success of those tests means that 6WIND is r… - 02/08/2016

Israel Mobile Association NFV Effort Gains AudioCodes as a Member
AudioCodes is the latest addition to the Israel Mobile Association's NFV program. The company announced its membership in the effort earlier today. - 02/08/2016

Array Networks' vxAG Now Available on Amazon Web Services
Array Networks, a provider of application delivery networking solutions, recently announced that its virtual SSL VPN Secure Access Gateway (vxAG) is now available on the Amazon Web Services public cloud platform. Already supported on Microsoft Azure,… - 02/08/2016

To Protect All Assets, the DOD is Driving Innovation
When discussing the latest in technology innovation, we may not always think the U.S. government is on the forefront. Walk into a small town government office and a quick look around makes you think the age of innovation skipped over that location. Y… - 02/08/2016

The Potential of Passive DNS in Protecting Network Infrastructure
The number of attacks against Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure has grown in recent years, having increased by 200 percent since 2012. Exploiting this vulnerable infrastructure is a popular, and often very successful, tactic for causing disrupt… - 02/08/2016

Xilink Erects Investment Program, Funds TeraDeep
Xilink has established a program through which its venture arm will invest in promising companies in the cloud computing and network functions virtualization acceleration arenas. Among the company's first moves on this front is its investment in mach… - 02/05/2016

Rackspace, PLUMgrid in Joint OpenStack Venture
In technology, sometimes words and phrases take on a life of their own, but it's good to back up a little, to know where you've been before proceeding forward again. "OpenStack" is a good place to start. - 02/05/2016

Creanord Offers Service Assurance and Network Visibility Without Compromising Accuracy
The carrier and service provider industry is getting more competitive by the minute, and one of the crucial deciding factors of a certain company's success or lack thereof is, not surprisingly, network performance. In response to the perceived lack o… - 02/05/2016

Cloud, Security Top Priorities Says IDG
Long gone are the days of Nick Burns, your company's computer guy. IT as a whole is in the midst of a digital transformation, moving away from rigid hardware to more flexible virtual environments able to scale on a whim. This week, IDG Enterprise rel… - 02/05/2016

Polatis and Quali Partner to Deliver Fiber Layer Management
Polatis, a provider of all-optical switching solutions like its SDN-enabled hybrid packet/optical switch the Series 6000 Lite 48x48, has partnered with Quali, provider of cloud sandbox software for DevOps automation, to develop and deliver an integra… - 02/05/2016

InterCloud Now Offers Virtual Network Function Validation
Fresh off announcing a batch of new contracts totaling $1.3 million, InterCloud Systems has launched new industry-leading, vendor-independent, multi-vendor virtual network function (VNF) validation services. With this third-party VNF validation, serv… - 02/05/2016

AHL Renews Exclusive Contract with ExteNet for Wireless Network Infrastructure in Sports Arenas
ExteNet Systems, a company specializing in distributed networks for use by large customers such as wireless carriers and venues, has officially renewed its contract with the American Hockey League (AHL) to continue providing the organization with wir… - 02/05/2016

Big Switch Brings Freemium to SDN with Community Edition
Big Switch Networks has announced that it's applying the "freemium" business model to data center networking with its Community Edition. - 02/04/2016

Huawei Chooses Dynatrace for New SmartCare CEM Solution for Telcos
Customer experience has become a powerful differentiator across a broad range of industries, and being able to proactively monitor and manage performance is a key competitive advantage. This is particularly true in the crowded telecommunications indu… - 02/04/2016

Midokura Releases Updated MidoNet for Virtualization
To assist network operators as they attempt to build more fungible networks, Midokura this week unleashed version 5 of its Enterprise MidoNet virtualization solution. - 02/04/2016

Aryaka Launches SD-WAN ULTRA
Aryaka last week at NFV & SDN Expo launched its SD-WAN ULTRA service. This solution brings together cloud acceleration, a global private network, and WAN optimization. Businesses that use it can benefit from improved application performance, lower ca… - 02/04/2016

Don't Forget Networking Hardware So Soon
Network functions virtualization (NFV) promises to revolutionize the networking space by virtualizing the networking hardware used to control the network. NFV speeds up service delivery, helps with new service revenue, fosters low-risk innovation and… - 02/04/2016

Need for Orchestration Grows as Networks Become More Complex
In a recent press release, Tufin alluded to a Gartner report that explains the security problems enterprises and other large-scale network environments face. Whether facing a firewall with access control lists loaded with thousands of redundant or co… - 02/04/2016

Midokura Debuts Version 5.0 of Enterprise MidoNet
Network virtualization software maker Midokura has announced the latest version of Midokura Enterprise MidoNet (MEM), version 5.0. - 02/03/2016

InfoVista to Provide DoD Agency with Network Performance Solution
In today's digital environment, public and private organizations have to ensure the performance of their network is always functioning at an optimal level. This includes having a robust security system in place to protect the data being transmitted. … - 02/03/2016

Stratecast F&S Honors Huawei with Value-Added Service Award
Huawei this month garnered the 2015 Global Stratecast Value-Added Service Enabling Technology Leadership Award from Stratecast Frost & Sullivan. The company was lauded for its leadership and managed services related to cloud enablement and network se… - 02/03/2016

Metaswitch and VMware: A Fruitful NFV Partnership
Metaswitch, a developer of software for network operators, knows that it does not act alone. In the realm of software-defined networking, it must partner with other leading companies to properly deliver network functions virtualization (NFV) to its c… - 02/02/2016

Procera Networks Acknowledges Top Partners with Premier Partner Program
Procera Networks recently launched the Procera Premier Partner program, an elite partner designation that is awarded to highly skilled partners. In particular, these partners are those that deliver a higher level of service and support to Procera's c… - 02/02/2016

Microservice Use Rising in Tandem with Rapidly Changing Network Architectures
Cloud computing, the IoT and an explosion of connected devices and applications have changed the way solutions and services are being delivered. And recent advances in virtualization as well as increased uptake of SDN and NFV technologies and solutio… - 02/02/2016

ZTE, China Mobile Complete Round of Testing of IoT, NFV
ZTE, a developer of hardware and software for the telecommunications industry, including products that help move forward the Internet of Things (IoT), recently announced that it has partnered with China Mobile to complete tests of the pair's network … - 02/02/2016

Parallel Wireless Introduces Intel-Based Enterprise vRAN Solution
Parallel Wireless recently made an industry first with the announcement of a 3GPP-compliant, end-to-end enterprise virtualized RAN (vRAN) solution, the first such solution to be based on Cellular Access Point (CAP)/enterprise femto reference designs … - 02/02/2016

Netronome's Agilio Server Networking Platform Means New Power for Businesses
We all need a more powerful network, no matter what we're doing. We want access to all the biggest, newest, latest features, and we can't get there unless the network is up to snuff. Netronome is ready to supply that network, bringing out its new Agi… - 02/02/2016

Big Telcos Divest Cloud Assets, Aim to Focus on Complementary Offerings
Amazon Web Services pioneered cloud services, and although the tier 1 telcos invented and have a great history in networking, they have been struggling to catch up on this front. As a result, some of the largest and most well-known communications ser… - 02/02/2016

The New Realities of Testing in a Virtualized World
In case you missed it, the world is being virtualized. Well, at least the networks that increasingly connect people and things are going virtual, as network operators worldwide shift toward software-based networks, using Network Function Virtualizati… - 02/01/2016

HKNet Puts NFV to Use in Dedicated Internet Access Service
South Korea is perhaps one of the planet's true exemplars of Internet technology. With high average speeds and minimal restrictions on bandwidth use, it's easy to be jealous of South Korea's connectivity. HKNet Company Limited, meanwhile, recently pu… - 02/01/2016

HP Debuts Orchestration Manager for Easier NFV Management
Every telecom would like to roll out network functions virtualization (NFV). When provisioning time can be reduced by up to 95 percent with NFV, according to TBR research, adoption interest is high and rightly so. - 01/29/2016

OpenStack Leads the Way in NFV Deployments
The flexibility and agility from network functions virtualization (NFV) are leading telecoms throughout the world to fast-track the technology in a push to go from proof-of-concept to production. OpenStack is emerging as the platform of choice as tel… - 01/29/2016

Three Tips for Better NFV Rollouts
Proof of concept is evolving into actual deployment when it comes to network functions virtualization. Communication service providers (CSPs) have largely been engaged with testing and making the case for NFV, but this year the number of experiments … - 01/29/2016

The Role of SDN and NFV in 5G
During last year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, there was some discussion concerning 5G technology. Throughout the year, companies began to test their 5G technology with Chinese telecommunications company Huawei and Japanese mobile operator NT… - 01/28/2016

China Mobile Adopting NFV Solutions to Improve Telecommunications Structure
China Mobile is migrating systems into smarter and more agile networks. To do this, they are adopting the ZTE Corporation's Network Function Virtualization (NFV), as their means in optimizing networks to allow for faster speeds and better connectivit… - 01/27/2016

Juniper Networks Picks Up BTI Systems, New Edge in Cloud & Networking
New word from Juniper Systems is that the firm will soon have a real edge in the cloud and networking market as it has entered into an agreement to acquire BTI Systems, who is well-known in the field for cloud and networking tools. As a company blog … - 01/26/2016

BT Mobile Installs Openet NFV Platform for MVNO Business
Mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) are fast becoming prime candidates for NFV adoption, taking advantage of its efficiencies and cost savings to get ahead in a rapidly growing and competitive market. BT Mobile has worked hard to differentiate it… - 01/26/2016

Netronome Debuts Agilio Server Networking Platform for Intelligent Data Offload
Businesses of all sizes are under pressure to increase networking efficiencies while lowering cost, all while dealing with ever-increasing volumes of data. Network functions virtualization (NFV) is rapidly becoming a popular way to achieve these goal… - 01/26/2016

Red Hat Spurs NFV Development in OpenStack
Red Hat has announced that it is promoting Network Function Virtualization technology in the OpenStack cloud computing platform. - 01/26/2016

OpenStack Issues New NFV Report
The OpenStack Foundation this week was trumpeting its success, saying it has emerged as the network functions virtualization infrastructure platform of choice, and releasing a new report on NFV adoption and business cases. - 01/22/2016

The Next 15 Years of SDN and NFV
Right now, software defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) are still comparatively new technologies. Since no new technology is new forever, a new report from ReportBuyer's look at the future of NFV and SDN should prove e… - 01/15/2016

ADVA Optical Networking Acquires Overture
ADVA Optical Networking, a developer of communications software and manufacturer of associated hardware, recently announced that it has acquired Overture, a similar manufacturer of networking and telecommunications equipment. - 01/13/2016

Intel Closes the Deal with Altera, Part of a Broader Trend
Virtualization is clearly one of the leading new trends in networking today. In yet another development illustrating that fact, Intel has purchased Altera for $16.7 billion. The deal was finalized late last month. - 01/07/2016

Virtualizing Security to Protect SDN and NFV Networks from Inherent Vulnerabilities
Traditional telecoms networks are closed infrastructures protected by readily-available and mature security solutions. Today, the control plane is separated from the data plane on nearly all telecoms networks. This separation helps protect the networ… - 01/04/2016

How Virtualizing Security can Protect SDN and NFV Networks from Cyberattacks
Telecommunications operators and similar communications service providers are excited about the opportunities that Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) promise to provide. SDN and NFV technologies and their abili… - 01/04/2016

Spanish Operator Taps Affirmed Networks for vEPC
Aire Networks has chosen Affirmed Networks to provide it with a virtual evolved packet core solution, which will act as the centerpiece for its network functions virtualization strategy. The Spanish mobile network operator expects to lower its operat… - 12/14/2015

Carriers Can Leverage Big Data, NFV & SDN to Contend with Viral Internet Events
An article posted by SecurityWatch this week talks about the wildly popular YouTube video of Adele singing "Hello" and how unexpected viral videos like this could degrade other services - such as Internet-based home video monitoring services, like th… - 12/08/2015

SUSE Joins OPNFV Project as Platinum Member
Provider of interoperable Linux, cloud infrastructure and storage solutions SUSE is joining the OPNFV Project as a Platinum member in order to advance open source NFV. This brings the number of Platinum OPNFV members to 20. Current Platinum members i… - 12/08/2015

Bat Blue Obtains Patent for Cloud-based Network Security
Bat Blue Networks, a developer of cloud-based security software, recently announced that it has been granted a U.S. patent for what it calls "network feature virtualization technology" that will find a home in the company's Unified Cloud Security sof… - 12/01/2015

Veteran Telecom Hardware Player Adax Discusses Significance of NFV
Any discussion on the future of telecom and mobility wouldn't be complete without factoring in network functions virtualization (NFV). Smart players in the legacy telecom and service provider hardware business understand the importance of NFV as netw… - 12/01/2015

Huawei and Wind River Finalize NFV Integration Test
The concept of network functions virtualization (NFV) was developed to accelerate the deployment of new network services by moving from propriety hardware appliances so they can run in software. - 11/30/2015

ADVA, Juniper, Time Warner Cable Demo NFV at MEF Event
ADVA Optical Networking, Juniper Networks, and Time Warner Cable Business Class were part of a network functions virtualization demonstration at GEN15, an MEF event that took place this week in Dallas. - 11/20/2015

ipoque Joins Alcatel-Lucent CloudBand Ecosystem to Support NFV
ipoque, a company specializing in network traffic and subscriber analytics solutions, has joined Alcatel-Lucent's CloudBand Ecosystem Program in support of NFV. The Rohde & Schwarz company works with operators to help them understand traffic patterns… - 11/20/2015

VMware Exec Discusses the Three Phases of NFV
Most people in telecom are now familiar with the term network functions virtualization. NFV has to do with powering networks using software running on industry-standard hardware so network operators can benefit from cost savings and become more agile… - 11/19/2015

New Metaswitch CEO Talks China, M&A, Vendor Lock-In, and the Coming Tsunami
The strengths of Metaswitch, a 34-year-old private company that provides software to help power service provider networks, include its engineering talent and other employees, its strong and loyal customer base, and its products. The company's challen… - 11/18/2015

Midokura Solution Tapped for Quanta Cloud Technology Cloud Center
Midokura, a company specializing if software network virtualization, has announced that the Quanta Cloud Technology Cloud Solution Center is showcasing is Midokura Enterprise MidoNet technology. - 11/13/2015

TIA to Launch First U.S. Vendor Neutral NFV Lab
Embracing the true spirit of network functions virtualization (NFV), the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is launching a neutral lab where vendors and developers can come together to test their technology and solutions for interoperabili… - 11/12/2015


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