NFV NEWS

LG U+ Employs Juniper Virtual Route Feature

By: Paula Bernier    1/17/2017

LG U+ is using the NFV-based route reflector feature of the Juniper Networks vMX and EX4300/EX2200 Ethernet switches. This new installation puts the K…

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Amdocs Endorses Linux Foundation's ECOMP Effort

By: Paula Bernier    1/16/2017

Amdocs has signed on to be part of the Linux Foundation's ECOMP effort. ECOMP stands for enhanced control, orchestration, management, and policy.

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CenturyLink Augments Government Contract with NFV

By: Steve Anderson    1/13/2017

CenturyLink gets a little more life out of a Department of Defense contract by bringing in both SDN and NFV capabilities.

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Study Assesses NFV MANO Vendor Offerings

By: Paula Bernier    1/12/2017

Netcracker Technology made a strong showing in new NFV MANO research published by Current Analysis. The good news is that Netcracker was named the ove…

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Saguna Networks Bolsters its NFV Game

By: Steve Anderson    1/12/2017

Saguna Networks turns to Wind River's Titanium Server for NFV infrastructure.

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Bureau Veritas Pushes Harder on NFV

By: Steve Anderson    1/11/2017

Bureau Veritas lands new NEBS certification to help drive its push into NFV systems.

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Lanner Delivers Hardware for NFV, SDN

By: Paula Bernier    1/9/2017

Lanner recently came out with two new hardware solutions - the HTCA-6200 and the HTCA-6600 - for NFV and SDN deployments. These HybridTCA appliances a…

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Study Anticipates Strong Growth for vCPE

By: Paula Bernier    1/5/2017

The virtual customer premises equipment is poised for strong growth over the next five years, according to Stratistics MRC. The firm anticipates the g…

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GigaSpaces CTO Talks NFV, Offers Predictions

By: Paula Bernier    12/30/2016

NFVzone recently interviewed GigaSpaces CTO Nati Shalom to talk more about the company; NFV adoption, benefits, and challenges; and what he expects in…

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US Telcos Move Ahead on NFV as Europe Watches: 2017 Predictions

By: Special Guest    12/20/2016

While huge progress has been made this year toward the development of virtualized services, a variety of challenges remain before widespread service r…

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Cloudify Moves to Cloud Native NFV

By: Frank Griffin    12/16/2016

The Cloudify team at GigaSpaces makes it cheaper and easier to move to cloud-native Network Function Virtualization architectures for telecoms and lar…

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Network Function Virtualization Market Growing

By: Michael Guta    12/13/2016

A new report by Future Market Insights reveals network function virtualization is growing as service operators look to increase the deployment of new …

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NFV, Connected Devices Mean Big Business

By: Steve Anderson    12/9/2016

A new study found that a rising demand for connected devices will likely mean a boost to the NFV market as well.

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Nokia Releases VNF Templating System

By: Casey Houser    12/7/2016

Attempting to fix the struggle that service providers face when creating virtual network functions (VNF), Nokia has released its new templating system…

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Juniper to Buy AppFormix

By: Paula Bernier    12/5/2016

Juniper Networks recently announced plans to buy cloud optimization platform provider AppFormix. The deal is expected to close this quarter.

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Vidder Expands on PrecisionAccess with Automation, Channel Efforts, Etc.

By: Paula Bernier    11/28/2016

Security company Vidder, which sells the PrecisionAccess software-defined perimeter service, continues to build on its momentum with new customers, ne…

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Telco Systems Introduces T-Marc 3308D Demarcation Device

By: Alicia Young    11/8/2016

T-Marc 3308D supports several systems, making it applicable to almost any business setting. In addition to supporting CE 2.0, MPLS and IP (Layer 3), T…

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Broadcom to Buy, Sell Brocade

By: Paula Bernier    11/3/2016

Broadcom made news on two fronts today. First, the company said that it is buying Brocade for $5.5 billion. Second, it revealed its intention to sell …

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VMware Steps Up Its VMware Ready Line of NFV Solutions

By: Steve Anderson    11/3/2016

With network functions virtualization (NFV) growing in the field, and at a pretty steady clip, new tools for driving NFV functionality are likewise on…

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Accanto Names Dr. Stefan Vallin to Newly-Created Role

By: Alicia Young    11/3/2016

No matter what industry a business is a part of, choosing the right person to fill a position can often be a time-consuming, stressful task. It's esse…

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ZTE's New Micro Cloud Gateway Means New Integration Options

By: Steve Anderson    11/2/2016

The growth of operator networks in the last few years has been pronounced, and not without its accompanying difficulties. The good news, however, is t…

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Openwave Validates Subscriber Data Management with Mirantis OpenStack

By: Paula Bernier    10/27/2016

Openwave Mobility's user data repository has been validated in the Mirantis OpenStack environment.

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Innovating Our Way Out of NFV Disillusionment

By: Dan Joe Barry    10/26/2016

A variety of organizations, including the likes of Verizon and Vodaphone, voiced their frustration at this year's TM Forum Live! about the seeming lac…

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Sonus Networks Announces Improvement to its Cloud Offerings

By: Michael Guta    10/25/2016

Vendors in information and communication and technologies (ICT) have embraced cloud computing, which has resulted in the delivery of more services wit…

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Netrounds Joins NEC/Netcracker Ecosystem

By: Paula Bernier    10/17/2016

NEC/Netcracker and Netrounds have forged a partnership through which the latter company's software-based test and service assurance solutions will be …

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Lanner Collaborates with Wind River to Optimize Carrier-grade NFV Solutions

By: Frank Griffin    10/12/2016

Lanner designs, engineers and manufacturers advanced and customizable SDN and NFV network computing appliances for system integrators, service provide…

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EXFO Partners With NEC/Netcracker to Expand NFV Ecosystems Integration

By: Frank Griffin    10/11/2016

Communications service providers (CSPs) are pursuing virtualization to implement full-scale network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-define…

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Unified Office Receives Patent

By: Michael Guta    10/11/2016

Many different innovations come together to give us the many different products and services information and communications technologies provide. And …

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Infinera Joins OIF, ONF to Improve SDN Interoperability

By: Casey Houser    10/5/2016

Infinera uses its Intelligent Transport Network to help telecommunications companies, government bodies, and businesses expand and simplify their orga…

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London Capital Group Deploys SDN Built on VMware's NSX platform

By: Frank Griffin    9/29/2016

London Capital Group (LCG) is driven, and attributes its success to its dynamic approach for a business operational model that has no restriction on s…

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ONOS Project's Hummingbird Now Available

By: Frank Griffin    9/29/2016

Fueling innovation in any industry requires the collaboration of the many different organizations that operate in the sector. This is because they are…

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OPNFV Project's Third Platform Offers Even More New Features

By: Steve Anderson    9/28/2016

Usually, when a new product release emerges, there are significant changes, like new features included. That's not always good news-just ask anyone wh…

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Tampnet Picks Ericsson for Upgrade to 4G LTE

By: Paula Bernier    9/22/2016

Tampnet Inc. has tapped Ericsson to upgrade its network in the Gulf of Mexico from 2G to 4G LTE. The value of the deal was not disclosed.

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Sandvine and ClearSky Deliver Powerful Network Power Policy Control

By: Frank Griffin    9/21/2016

Network policy control is a critical piece of network transformation strategy for communications service providers (CSPs) looking to better manage and…

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Fifty Shades of NFV?

By: Special Guest    9/13/2016

"In the racy world of CPE architecture, what virtualization-hungry service providers say they want isn't always what they need," says Pravin Mirchanda…

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Tata Elxsi Looks to Avaya for Advanced SDN-Based Rapid Deployments

By: Michael Guta    9/13/2016

Even though there is not a clear consensus on how many devices will be part of the Internet of Things (IoT), the one thing we do know for sure is ther…

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Hewlett-Packard Enterprise OpenNFV Partner Program Welcomes Redknee

By: Steve Anderson    8/31/2016

For most anyone running online services these days, there are few words more welcome than the term "monetization." Essentially meaning "to find a way …

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NFV Will Be a Huge Part of Service Provider Lineups by 2017

By: Steve Anderson    8/25/2016

It was fairly easy to see that firms were getting behind network functions virtualization (NFV) in a big way, thanks to its ability to help take strai…

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Workplace as a Service: The Next Big Growth Market?

By: Steve Anderson    8/22/2016

Looking for growth markets in this day and age can be a difficult process. With consumers comparatively weak and watching wallets-not to mention deman…

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Michael Brenner Joins GigaSpaces

By: Paula Bernier    8/19/2016

GigaSpaces has hired on Michael Brenner as chief architect for network functions virtualization. He'll lead the company's standards effort for NFV and…

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Dorado Software to Demonstrate Redcell MANO Lifecycle Management

By: Michael Guta    8/17/2016

Each year the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) brings together the leading organizations in the public and private sector in ICT so they can showcase the l…

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Coho Data SDN/SDS Platform Adds Support for HDFS

By: Paula Bernier    8/16/2016

Coho Data today unveiled DataStream 2.8, a rack-based software-defined networking and software-defined storage solution that can natively run file and…

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Maximizing Virtualization Investments in the Middle East

By: Special Guest    8/15/2016

In technology, we often seem seduced into chasing the latest shiny object. Cloud! Containers! Orchestration! IoT! Big Data! These are all well and goo…

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ADLINK Technology to Showcase Predictive Maintenance and NFV at IDF16

By: Michael Guta    8/12/2016

If all goes as predicted, the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to deliver unprecedented growth for the U.S. GDP, with GE economist Marco …

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New Moves from the Broadband Forum May Make NFV More Relevant

By: Steve Anderson    8/10/2016

Network functions virtualization (NFV) has for quite some time now been a staple of many offices and high-end data center environments. One thing it h…

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Cirrus Core Networks Selects Epsilon to Support its NFV Based LTE Infrastructure

By: Michael Guta    8/9/2016

Next generation mobile services require a network infrastructure that is much smarter than traditional hardware based systems. As more solutions conti…

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Analyst Firm Recognizes Huawei; Enterprise Unit Names New President

By: Paula Bernier    8/5/2016

Huawei has been recognized by Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan for enabling communications services providers to deliver value-added services via its VAS…

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TIM Brazil, Huawei Upgrade Mobile Network Before Olympic Games

By: Casey Houser    8/5/2016

Expecting a surge of user traffic during the weeks of this year's summer Olympics in Brazil, national mobile operator TIM Brazil began working with Hu…

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RADCOM's MaveriQ Software to Help AT&T's Migration of Network Probe Functions

By: Frank Griffin    8/5/2016

Telecom operators are migrating to software-based network systems to cope with the immense amount of data they have to manage. And as 5G is ready to c…

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UNH-IOL SDN Group Gets a New Member with Brain4Net

By: Steve Anderson    8/4/2016

The University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab (UNH-IOL) has been offering a slate of useful services for developers and those in the networking…

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