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CenturyLink Lands Active Broadband Networks' Networking Assets

The company formerly known as Active Broadband Networks recently made a deal with CenturyLink, one t…

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GENBAND to Show Off NFV on DemoFriday

Communications Service Providers (CSPs) demand cost efficiencies and flexibility today to keep up wi…

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Looker Lands 'Breakout Vendor' Rank from Forrester Research

Some companies are just worth watching. Maybe they're doing something particularly novel, working in…

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VMware Steps Up NFV Partner Ecosystem with New Products, Certifications

Recently, VMware rolled out a slew of new points designed to help drive its network functions virtua…

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CenturyLink Lands Active Broadband Networks' Networking Assets

By: Steve Anderson     7/7/2016

The company formerly known as Active Broadband Networks recently made a deal with CenturyLink, one that will give CenturyLink a lot more capability in the market. It offered up a slate of strategic networking assets, and with these assets, CenturyLin…

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GENBAND to Show Off NFV on DemoFriday

By: Stefania Viscusi     6/22/2016

Communications Service Providers (CSPs) demand cost efficiencies and flexibility today to keep up with increasingly global demands. Delivering on this promise means utilizing the cloud and Network Functions Virtualization. GENBANDs advanced media sol…

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Looker Lands 'Breakout Vendor' Rank from Forrester Research

By: Steve Anderson     6/16/2016

Some companies are just worth watching. Maybe they're doing something particularly novel, working in a new market space, or going about an old product line in a whole new way. Whatever the reason, Forrester Research is constantly on the lookout for s…

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VMware Steps Up NFV Partner Ecosystem with New Products, Certifications

By: Steve Anderson     6/6/2016

Recently, VMware rolled out a slew of new points designed to help drive its network functions virtualization (NFV) partner ecosystem. It's brought in a slate of new partners to help drive its operations, with three new certified solutions in the VMwa…

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Metaswitch CTO: There May Be Value in Leveraging ARM, Intelligent NIC Technologies for NFV

By: Paula Bernier     5/20/2016

Networks are becoming more software-centric, with the goal of making communications service providers more agile, cost-efficient, quick to market, and less vendor-dependent. But while software is where much of the value resides, the fact is that it h…

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Metaswitch Intros Cloud Service, Prepackaged VNFs, Much More

By: Paula Bernier     5/18/2016

Metaswitch Networks yesterday unleashed a flurry of announcements, including a much-anticipated cloud-based telephony service, some pre-packaged virtualized network functions, and more. It also talked about its plans to introduce a VNF Manager to sit…

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Japanese University Seeks Simplicity with Avaya SDN Fx

By: Paula Bernier     4/26/2016

There are a lot of smart people running around the Tsuruoka Town Campus at Keio University in Japan, but the biosciences research institution doesn't have anybody on site to manage its network infrastructure. So last year, as part of its network upgr…

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Techorus Scales with Infinera's Cloud Xpress

By: Paula Bernier     4/21/2016

Japanese company NHN Techorus Corp. is using Infinera Cloud Xpress to interconnect its Tokyo data centers and enable those facilities to scale, the companies have announced. Techorus provides ecommerce, IT infrastructure, and managed services prim…

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Dorado Software and Sonus Demonstrate SBC MANO Lifecycle Management

By: Rory Lidstone     4/20/2016

Dorado Software is a global provider of resource, performance management and service orchestration solutions for communications service providers that entered an interoperability agreement with Sonus Networks some months ago. This agreement was conce…

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SmartSky Flies High With New NFV Tools from Brocade, VMware

By: Steve Anderson     4/12/2016

In-flight broadband access may be one of the most desirable new phrases to hit air travel since "no more Transportation Safety Authority (TSA) checkpoints. The difference is that "in-flight broadband access" is actually happening. SmartSky Networks i…

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CALLUP SIM OTA Platform Now the Remote SIM Manager of Choice for Major European Operation

By: Steve Anderson     4/8/2016

When one Tier-1 mobile operator in Europe wanted a new solution for managing over 35 million subscriber identity module (SIM) cards currently under its purview, it had a big job on its hands. After a period of consideration, it turned to CALLUP's SIM…

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AMDOCS Helps CSPs with Digital Transformation

By: Paula Bernier     3/16/2016

Amdocs last month at Mobile World Congress unleashed a flurry of news and activities, including the release of its CES 10 solution, new relationships with Adobe and frog, a multivendor NFV demonstration with Vodafone, and a study it did with IDC.

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HPE Readies its Plunge into Hyperconvergence

By: Tara Seals     3/4/2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is plotting its entry into the hyperconverged systems space, with a new product that should debut later this month. With the move, the company is taking square aim at market pioneer Nutanix.

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F5 Networks Announces B4450 Blade and BIG-IP vADC

By: Casey Houser     2/24/2016

Beginning with the B4450, F5 says it wants to promote the development of 4G and 5G mobile services by offering this 100 GbE hardware blade that now runs in the company's VIPRION line of products. Dr. Mallik Tatipamula, the vice president of service p…

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Amdocs, Vodafone Showcase NFV at MWC

By: Clayton Hamshar     2/24/2016

Amdocs' Network Cloud Service Orchestrator solution is the key to facilitating this transition from physical infrastructure to cloud service environments, automatically creating and managing network services based on real-time network circumstances a…

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