NFV NEWS

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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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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