NFV NEWS

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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GENBAND Hits MWC With NFV Products

By: Steve Anderson    2/23/2017

GENBAND, commonly known for its work in real time communications, steps up to the NFV plate with a slate of collaborations at the upcoming MWC event.

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Ericsson Helps Verizon Enterprise Orchestrate Business

By: Paula Bernier    2/21/2017

Verizon Enterprise Solutions will use solutions from Ericsson to help power its virtualized global managed network services, including SD-WAN. As a re…

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ADVA Optical Launches FSP Network Hypervisor

By: Frank Griffin    2/21/2017

ADVA Optical Networking launches its FSP Network Hypervisor to extend software defined networking into the optical layer, which will make it a key com…

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Will Software Drive ROI in the IoT for Your Networking Enterprise?

By: Special Guest    2/17/2017

Though networking companies are creating more flexible virtualization techniques, consolidating hardware, and implementing open platforms and adaptabl…

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Corero Introduces 100gbps DDoS Mitigation Solution

By: Paula Bernier    2/17/2017

Security company Corero Networks has expanded its SmartWall distributed denial of service prevention solution with support for 100 gigabit per second …

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Why Businesses Must Be Aware of the IoT Trojan Horse

By: Michael Segal    2/15/2017

The automation of industrial processes, benefits to healthcare and an ever more connected society are all signs of a positive impact from IoT. However…

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NETSCOUT Becomes Part of OPNFV to Advance NFV

By: Michael Guta    2/13/2017

NETSCOUT SYSTEMS has become part of the Open Platform for Network Functions Virtualization (OPNFV) project to help support and advance open source NFV…

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Trend Micro, NEC Boosts NFV Presence

By: Steve Anderson    2/10/2017

A new combined effort between Trend Micro Incorporated and NEC Corporation brings out new solutions to improve NFV deployments.

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Versa Networks Director Joins ITEXPO NFV Panels

By: Steve Anderson    2/6/2017

Dogu Narin, senior director of product management for Versa Networks, set to join several ITEXPO events in NFV and SD-WAN.

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NeuVector Solution Addresses Container Security

By: Paula Bernier    1/31/2017

Traditional approaches to network security don't work in container environments, says NeuVector. That prompted the company to introduce a new security…

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NFV Performance Focus of RIFT.io, Accedian Arrangement

By: Steve Anderson    1/27/2017

A new collaborative effort between Accedian and RIFT.io looks to deliver better understanding of NFV operations on a network.

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How Virtualized Security Will Drive Network Transformation for CSPs

By: Special Guest    1/25/2017

Erik Engström, head of telecom at Clavister, explains how SDN and NFV are changing the game for CSPs, MNOs and telcos - and how they can secure these …

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ADTRAN NG-PON2 Interop Trials to Improve SDN/NFV Network Automation

By: Michael Guta    1/25/2017

The participation of ADTRAN in the interoperability trial of NG-PON2 technology with Verizon was completed with the goal of providing rapid service cr…

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Carriers to Spend $18B on NFV, SDN by End of 2020

By: Paula Bernier    1/24/2017

CSP spending on NFV and SDN will account for more than $18 billion by the end of 2020, according to new research from ReportsnReports.

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ADVA Optical Networking Gets TMC's NFV Product of the Year Award

By: Frank Griffin    1/24/2017

In distinguishing ADVA Optical Networking's Ensemble Connector with its NFV Product of the Year Award, TMC recognized the platform's openness and simp…

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China Mobile Takes Advantage of Brocade NFV

By: Steve Anderson    1/23/2017

China Mobile recently brought on Brocade's advanced NFV solution to drive strategic initiatives.

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Procera Networks Helps Tier 1 and 2 Operators with NFV Strategies

By: Frank Griffin    1/20/2017

Procera Networks has announced it has increased its Tier 1 customer base with 36 new service providers as it becomes central in the NFV strategies for…

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TMC Announces 2016 NFV Product of the Year Award Winners

By: TMC    1/18/2017

TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in person, in print and online, announced today the winners of the 2016 NFV …

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TMC Announces 2016 SDN Product of the Year Award Winners

By: TMC    1/18/2017

TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in person, in print and online, announced today the winners of the 2016 SDN …

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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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