CEO Rajeev Suri cited improved conditions in North America and 5G momentum.
The HKS container platform is targeted at technically sophisticated organizations.
The platform's initial release will be tied into Cisco's HyperFlex HCI.
The deal is set to bolster Red Hat's OpenShift and enterprise focus.
The carrier claims the technology is a better long-term solution than other options.
The vendor is looking to distribute compute needs between the baseband and RF.
Because containers often exist for only a brief period of time, this reduces the “attack vector.”
An analyst firm sees some enterprises bypassing containers in favor of serverless.
Stateful container storage models support more robust applications.
Security and management are considered two benefits of running containers inside of VMs.
The carrier used an enhanced abstraction platform christened OSAM-HA.
Enterprises remain concerned over complexity and support challenges.
The update makes it easier to run production-ready appliances on Kubernetes.
The T-SDN technology targets greater control over optical transport networks.
Rival Viavi viewed as a possible merger partner.