NFV NEWS

NFV Expects Boost From Coalition Effort

By: Steve Anderson    6/23/2017

A new multinational coalition effort is likely to bring new advances in NFV, SDN, and 5G operations.

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Spending for NFV/SDN Expected to Grow Over $168B by 2022

By: Frank Griffin    6/21/2017

Technology Business Research is forecasting spending for NFV/SDN to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 94.3 percent from 2016 to 2022 to more th…

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VergX, Versa Help MSPs Deliver SD-WAN

By: Paula Bernier    6/20/2017

SD-WAN provides a new opportunity for solution providers to bring new value to business customers. And VergX is helping them move on that opportunity.

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Aqsacom Addresses Wiretapping for the NFV World

By: Paula Bernier    6/16/2017

Aqsacom has introduced a lawful interception system for use in network functions virtualization environments.

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Service Providers Need an Intelligent Approach to NFV Security

By: Special Guest    6/15/2017

By replacing dedicated network appliances, such as routers and firewalls, with software running on commercial, off-the-shelf servers, Network Function…

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Carbon to Fuel Cableco, IoT Deployments

By: Paula Bernier    6/14/2017

The OpenDaylight Project this month came out with a new release of its software-defined networking open source platform. This latest iteration, known …

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5G Will Rely on NFV, SDN

By: Paula Bernier    6/12/2017

Software-defined networking and network functions virtualization will be hallmarks of the 5G networks of the future.

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Cisco, Zenoss Jointly Develop NFV Solutions

By: Paula Bernier    6/9/2017

Cisco and Zenoss are developing NFV solutions to accelerate SDN for service provider networks.

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Mirantis Newest ONAP Member

By: Maurice Nagle    6/8/2017

Today, Mirantis, a company that provides managed open cloud solutions, announced it joined the Open Network Automation Platform project (ONAP) with th…

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Survey Presents Views on Open MANO

By: Paula Bernier    6/6/2017

More than a quarter of respondents to a recent survey said they won't even consider using open source management and network orchestration solutions.

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NFV, Accompanying Markets Primed for Growth

By: Steve Anderson    6/6/2017

A new report from Market Research Reports puts the NFV, SDN and network virtualization markets at a good place for growth.

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The Role of DevOps in Averting Digital Transformation Chaos

By: Michael Segal    6/2/2017

Today's business environment has proven ripe for disruption, and, in the face of fast-growing market entrants, most enterprises have begun shifting st…

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Accedian PM Solution Addresses NFV Environments

By: Paula Bernier    6/1/2017

Accedian has come out with a new version of its performance assurance solution SkyLIGHT. New with this release is network functions virtualization per…

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ABI Research Predicts Big Gains in NFV

By: Steve Anderson    5/25/2017

The NFV market ahead should see some big gains to come, as ABI Research tracks the market through 2022.

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Telstra Unveils its Network-as-a-Service with SDN and NFV

By: Michael Guta    5/24/2017

Telstra announced it will be offering Network-as-a-Service in an integrated platform with software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtu…

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Google Shows Off NFV-based Wi-Fi Operations

By: Steve Anderson    5/18/2017

Google gets together with Indian rail firm RailTel to show off a carrier-class Wi-Fi system generated using NFV.

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ETSI Open Source MANO Adds New Capabilities With Release TWO

By: Michael Guta    5/11/2017

ETSI Open Source MANO (OSM) group has added new capabilities for Release TWO, including SDN and a plug-in to support public and hybrid cloud deploymen…

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SevOne's New NFV System Means Better Service

By: Steve Anderson    5/10/2017

The new NFV solution from Red Hat and SevOne should give communications service providers new capability in the field.

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Groups Launch Open Broadband Laboratory Asia

By: Paula Bernier    5/4/2017

The Broadband Forum has forged a partnership with the SDN/NFV Industry Alliance to launch the Open Broadband Laboratory Asia. The lab will serve as a …

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China Mobile's Open NFV Testlab Brings ARM, Cavium and Enea

By: Frank Griffin    5/4/2017

A new agreement of cooperation signed by China Mobile, ARM, Cavium and Enea brings these organizations together to enable NFV infrastructure and key v…

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New MEF Certification Targets NFV, Others

By: Steve Anderson    5/3/2017

A new certification program from MEF targets a variety of virtualization points, including NFV among a slate of others.

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Hybrid Cloud: What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You

By: Michael Segal    5/3/2017

The global business environment has changed dramatically across all industries in recent years, and established organizations have to react quickly to…

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FatPipe Networks and Wind River Optimize NFV and SD-WAN Deployments

By: Frank Griffin    4/28/2017

FatPipe Networks and Wind River are collaborating to give service providers and telecom equipment manufacturers a solution to optimize and accelerate …

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Coriant Joins ONAP Project to Accelerate Open SDN/NFV Adoption

By: Michael Guta    4/28/2017

Coriant is now part of the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project to help accelerate the adoption of open standards for Software Defined Netw…

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Criterion Networks Updates its On-Demand SDN/NFV Platform

By: Frank Griffin    4/27/2017

Criterion Networks updates its On-Demand SDN/NFV platform to further accelerate, extend and deploy software-defined networking (SDN) and network funct…

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Enea Unveils NFV Core for VNF Enablement

By: Paula Bernier    4/27/2017

Enea has come out with a high availability platform called NFV Core. Aimed at telecom equipment companies and service providers, virtualized customer …

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Dimetis Brings Network Orchestrator to Market

By: Paula Bernier    4/26/2017

OSS developer Dimetis has come out with the OpsNGN orchestration platform. It supports both traditional and new network functions virtualization (NFV)…

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Procera Helps Vodafone Egypt Understand Network Performance

By: Paula Bernier    4/25/2017

Egypt's large mobile operator has selected Procera Networks to provide it with analytics technology. The PacketLogic solutions, including ScoreCard, e…

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Reliance Jio Plans New Partnership in NFV

By: Steve Anderson    4/19/2017

Reliance Jio now involved in major team effort with AT&T, the Linux Foundation and others to produce new advances in NFV and SDN.

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NFV Market to Come Could Be Big

By: Steve Anderson    4/11/2017

The market ahead for NFV, and its cohorts SDN and wireless networks, has both big opportunities for gain and potential for disaster.

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Neptune Demo Offers Series of Firsts

By: Paula Bernier    4/10/2017

The Israeli Consortium for Network Programming, known as Neptune, recently staged a demonstration in collaboration with Bezeq International and a coll…

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OPNFV Danube May Mean Big Things for NFV

By: Steve Anderson    4/6/2017

No longer just a river, the Danube OPNFV project may mean a big new expansion for NFV projects developed in open source fashion.

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NFV-Based CORD Project Has Communications Stars Jumping

By: Steve Anderson    4/6/2017

The NFV, SDN and cloud-heavy CORD Project recently brought in some fresh new names, including Sprint and Deutsche Telekom.

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New Partnership Helps Service Providers with SDN

By: Frank Griffin    3/30/2017

A new partnership between Packet Design and NEC/Netcracker is going to give service providers new tools to implement software-defined networking (SDN)…

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OneAccess Networks Simplifies NVF-Based Services With OVP Design Studio

By: Frank Griffin    3/30/2017

OneAccess Networks has launched the new OVP Design Studio to simplify NFV-based services development for communications service providers and MSPs so …

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Mesh Picks three6five for Virtualized DPI

By: Paula Bernier    3/29/2017

Mesh Telecom of South Africa has implemented the CloudNet NFV-vDPI service provided by systems integrator three6five. The service provides the carrier…

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Italtel Showcases Advanced Telemedicine and NFV Solutions

By: Michael Guta    3/23/2017

The latest digital transformation solutions by Italtel are being showcased at CeBIT, with advanced telemedicine, quality of experience monitoring and …

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Brain4Net's New SDN Services Mean More Value

By: Steve Anderson    3/23/2017

Brain4Net brings out a line of carrier Ethernet services built around SDN, which join with virtual network services to create greater value.

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Telco Systems Named SDN & NFV Market Disruptor

By: Alicia Young    3/23/2017

GlobalData has recognized Telco Systems as a SDN & NFV Market Disruptor, and the company is already reaping the rewards.

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Juniper Brings Self-Driving Network to MPLS + SDN + NFV World Congress

By: Frank Griffin    3/16/2017

Juniper Networks is going to bring its Self-Driving Network to the MPLS + SDN + NFV World Congress in Paris to highlight the need for automated networ…

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Digital Transformation and the CIO Leadership Role

By: Michael Segal    3/15/2017

Brands and companies globally are moving further along the Digital Transformation (DX) journey, as their focus increasingly shifts from physical asset…

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HPE and Red Hat Deliver More NFV Deployment Options

By: Michael Guta    3/13/2017

The collaboration between HPE and Red Hat is going to give communications service providers more options to make NFV deployments based on fully open, …

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New Funding Gives Hedvig Edge in Software-Defined Storage Market

By: Michael Guta    3/7/2017

A new round of funding gives Hedvig a total of $52 million as it looks to expand software-defined storage (SDS) into Asia and develop end-to-end solut…

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Why Businesses Must be Aware of the IoT Trojan Horse

By: Michael Segal    3/6/2017

From consumer gadgets and wearables, to connected cars and smart homes; awareness, understanding and adoption of IoT is growing quickly. Fields as div…

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New NFV Offerings Afoot from HPE

By: Steve Anderson    3/3/2017

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise set to offer a slate of NFV systems geared toward helping service providers step up digital service operations.

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Lanner Electronics Demos Interop with NEC/Netcracker

By: Paula Bernier    3/3/2017

Lanner Electronics, NEC, and Netcracker this week announced they have joined forces around network functions virtualization and software-defined netwo…

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Cisco's New Hardware Platform Has NFV Focus

By: Steve Anderson    3/2/2017

Cisco recently introduced a new line of hardware that boasts a big new focus on NFV operations.

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Storage at the Enterprise Scale: Pairing vSAN and vNAS

By: Stefan Bernbo    3/2/2017

This velocity, variety and volume of data are maxing out current storage solutions. So, when VMware launched its virtual SAN in March 2014, allowing u…

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Netcracker Showcases Digital Innovations and SDN/NFV Solutions

By: Michael Guta    3/1/2017

Netcracker Technology will showcase some of the digital innovations it has been developing at Mobile World Congress 2017, including its cloud-based on…

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