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What's New in Container Security

In a recent email interview with me, Docker said that the Docker platform is the most secure contain…

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ADVA's Latest Demarcation Products Pass EANTC Interoperability Testing

ADVA recently announced that several of its demarcation technology and synchronization equipment pro…

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Linux Foundation's OPEN-O to Create Framework and Orchestration for NFV & SDN

The Linux Foundation this week announced its intention to develop an open source framework and orche…

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DartPoints Picks ADVA for NFV

A month after announcing the acquisition of Overture, and a week after announcing the launch of a ne…

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What's New in Container Security

By: Paula Bernier     7/8/2016

In a recent email interview with me, Docker said that the Docker platform is the most secure container runtime available today (see chart below). Current versions of Docker (1.11 and later) support AppArmor, cryptographic image signing, end-to-end cr…

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ADVA's Latest Demarcation Products Pass EANTC Interoperability Testing

By: Christopher Mohr     3/16/2016

ADVA recently announced that several of its demarcation technology and synchronization equipment products passed interoperability testing conducted by the European Advanced Networking Test Center (EANTC). The results are good news for ADVA as the NFV…

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Linux Foundation's OPEN-O to Create Framework and Orchestration for NFV & SDN

By: Paula Bernier     2/25/2016

The Linux Foundation this week announced its intention to develop an open source framework and orchestration for network functions virtualization and software-defined networking.

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DartPoints Picks ADVA for NFV

By: Paula Bernier     2/23/2016

A month after announcing the acquisition of Overture, and a week after announcing the launch of a new division and product suite focused on NFV, ADVA Optical Networking revealed that DartPoints is using its network functions virtualization technology…

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A New Open Source Approach to NFV With ETSI

By: Steve Anderson     2/22/2016

Network functions virtualization (NFV) has seen plenty of growth in a very short time, and now, thanks to a new development from the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), it's likely to ramp up its growth rates still further. The gr…

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China Unicom Reports 3Q Earnings, Concludes NFV VoLTE PoC

By: Paula Bernier     10/27/2015

China Unicom has been making news on at least a couple of different fronts recently. Holding company China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd. today announced its third quarter earnings for 2015, and it wasn't pretty. It was also announced recently that the proof …

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OPNFV Gains Two Corporate Members, Appoints Developer to Board

By: Casey Houser     10/21/2015

The Open Platform for NFV (OPNFV) Project brings together service providers and vendors to deliver new relevant products and services to market. The project's latest announcement displays the credentials of its two newest members - Freescale Semicond…

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Telefonica Concludes NFV/SDN PoC with NEC/NetCracker

By: Paula Bernier     9/15/2015

The NFV SDN proof of concept Telefonica Business Solutions was doing with NEC Corp. and its company NetCracker Technology has come to a successful conclusion, according to the companies, which issued a Sept. 10 press release to announce that fact.

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ADTRAN Details NFV, SDN Strategy, Including VNF Bundling

By: Paula Bernier     8/12/2015

ADTRAN was telling its network functions virtualization and software-defined networking story at a press event this week at its Huntsville headquarters. The company unveiled some NFV and SDN news at the Connect gathering, at which it provided a list …

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CNLabs ISO 17025 Certification a Huge Step to Credibility in SDN, M2M Testing

By: Christopher Mohr     7/31/2015

CNLabs recently announced that it received ISO/IEC 17025:2005 (ISO 17025) accreditation. Also known as General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, certification in the standard gives labs credibility as reliable f…

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QualiTest Now Part of Intel Network Builders Program

By: David Delony     7/29/2015

QualiTest Group has announced that it has been accepted by Intel as an ecosystem partner in its Intel Network Builders Program.

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Dell Certifies 6WIND Accelerator for NFV Platform

By: Paula Bernier     7/29/2015

Dell has certified 6WIND's Virtual Accelerator as a standard product for its NFV Platform starter kit. The 6WIND Virtual Accelerator offers improved performance for virtual network functions, and without requiring existing software. It addresses mult…

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Allot Brings Virtual Traffic Detection to HP OpenNFV

By: Paula Bernier     7/29/2015

Allot Communications Ltd. has joined the HP OpenNFV Partner Program. Its involvement means Allot will provide its virtual Traffic Detection Function and security services on the HP OpenNFV platform.

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French Enterprises Embrace Virtualization, Up ICT Spends

By: Tara Seals     7/22/2015

Almost half of all French enterprises, benefitting from a flowering growth in the economy, plan to increase their ICT budget this year, to accommodate strategic investments in cloud technologies.

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NFV Forecast to be Worth $11.6 Billion in 2019

By: Paula Bernier     7/21/2015

The network functions virtualization market is poised to grow to $11.6 billion in 2019, which is more than five times its current value of $2.3 billion, according to IHS. And NFV software will account for more than 80 percent of the market's 2019 val…

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