The CableOS software core can be deployed on common-off-the-shelf servers.
Neoverse represents a new unifying brand identity for ARM-based technology for high performance computing, cloud, storage, network infrastructure, and edge computing.
The news comes as major cloud providers including AWS, Microsoft, and IBM are competing for a $10 billion, 10-year cloud contract from the U.S. Department of Defense.
The NFV vendor says it can demonstrate more than 30 percent cost savings on Arm-based hardware. Telco Systems now has three different manufacturers for Arm boxes.
Perhaps the biggest benefit of containers is that they can be managed by Kubernetes, which is a pre-defined operational model.
6WIND has been gaining customers by offering a replacement to Brocade’s vRouter, which was purchased by AT&T and taken off the market.
The Layer 2 service is provisioned over CenturyLink’s owned and operated global fiber as opposed to a leased backbone.
The turnkey model is designed to help service providers get into NFV without spending years to build their own telco clouds.
Innovium considers switch chip programmability to be relevant for niche applications and as an insurance policy for future needs.
Tier 1 service providers have connected to public clouds with relative ease. But Tier 2 and Tier 3 providers are struggling to create this connectivity, according to Tata.
Three companies opened the OCP Experience Center for testing new and proposed OCP technologies and for conducting demonstrations of open OCP hardware designs.
The Chinese server vendor Inspur participates in all of the open hardware platforms, including OCP, the Open Data Center Community, and Open19.
This white box reference design is available to any hardware maker to use as a guide to build cell site gateway routers. And they can be paired with disaggregated software.
Network virtualization has primarily focused on software. But now there’s interest in the lower layers of the network: commodity hardware and the silicon that drives the hardware.
Good integrated CI/CD and an orchestrator like Kubernetes could negate the need for MANO.