VMware-VeloCloud Details Road Ahead for SD-WAN in 5 Areas For VMware's VeloCloud-based SD-WAN, the road ahead includes containers, VMs, VNFs, 5G, hybrid- and multi-clouds, and gateway federation.
Ericsson Signs MoU With SKT on Cloud Native 5G Core Ericsson is still far from beating Huawei’s 5G contract tally, but it’s taking small steps in the right direction.
ETSI MEC Group Unleashes Phase 2 Specifications The new specifications broaden support for different access technologies and NFV integration.
Dell EMC, HPE Still Lead Server Market, But Watch Out for Inspur Inspur set a goal to be the top server market vendor by 2023, and it’s got a plan to steal market share from Dell EMC and HPE.
Kubernetes’ Push to the Edge Shows Innovation, Challenges “When you deal with Kubernetes in the core of a network, dealing with quarterly updates is one thing,” said Red Hat's Brian Gracely. “But when you have 2,000 branch offices that is a different model."
FCC Opens Stratospheric Spectrum for Experimental 6G As the industry grapples with the unfulfilled potential of 5G and waits for more distinct use cases to be discovered, the very notion of 6G is almost unfathomable.
How Verizon is Using Software to Power Its 5G Network Behind the scenes, Verizon engineers have been preparing for 5G by migrating network core and edge processing functions from the physical world to the virtual world for about three years now.
Polish Operator Pushes for ‘Extreme’ 5G Network Sharing Model Exatel has been pushing for a 5G model that would see all operators share the same network. Dutch operators don’t seem too keen to share.
OCP Global Summit: Smart, Secure Hardware Takes Center Stage Marvell announced its 400 Gb/s silicon for edge data centers, Netronome unveiled new SmartNICs for hyperscalers, and Stordis launched two bare-metal switches powered by programmable Barefoot Tofino ASICs.
IHS: SD-WAN Market Reaches $359M, VMware Dominates Over Cisco and Aryaka According to the research firm there are new market opportunities for SD-WAN vendors in 5G and IoT.
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Akamai Gets Edgy With Platform Expansion and Upgrades The company cited a study that found 85 percent of companies have a hybrid cloud strategy and that almost all – 97 percent – have trouble deploying and managing public clouds.
Spectrum Rolls Out Its Nationwide Managed SD-WAN Service The service uses Nokia’s Nuage Networks for SD-WAN, Fortinet for virtual security services, Netcracker for VNF management, and Cisco for services orchestration.
MWC Wrap: 5G, 5G, and Huawei Huawei is losing no time in building on its momentum from the show as today it opened a Cyber Security Transparency Centre in Brussels, Belgium.
Verizon’s SDN Work About Applications, Not Numbers The carrier has been finding that some software components are not quite able to meet the “five nines” needs of telecom operators, which has required a bit of extra work to solidify.
5G Americas White Paper Highlights Gap Between Telco and Open Source The white paper is a “pretty high level” education piece on where the 5G ecosystem is in terms of using open source platforms.
Packet Gets Edgy With Vapor IO, Plans 15 Edge Sites in 2019 It’s part of Packet’s plan to deploy edge locations at the base of cell towers, in commercial buildings, in malls — essentially everywhere. “This is the digitization of real estate,” CEO Zachary Smith says.
AT&T Taps Microsoft Azure to Power Its Network Edge Compute The NEC platform is focused on providing a low latency experience for enterprises without the need for dedicated on-premises hardware.
Wind River Helix Merges Old and New to Support Industrial Edge The platform integrates the VxWorks proprietary real-time operating system that first premiered in 1985, and Wind River Linux.
Juniper CTO Says Edge Is Key to Monetizing 5G, and Telcos Have ‘Beach-Front Property’ The vendor also remains committed to open source, and believes it will be key to advancing edge computing, Bikash Koley says.