Telefónica Takes AURA AI Program to More Markets The “cognitive intelligence” platform was developed with Microsoft as a way to use AI to help customers manage their own accounts with the service provider.
OpenStack Keeps One Eye on the Prize, One Over Its Shoulder The OpenStack Foundation needs to keep pushing innovation because the rest of the ecosystem is not letting up.
How Dell Technologies Aims to Unlock New Revenue for Telcos Will new networking services and capabilities delivered by 5G lead to greater revenue for network operators? Dell and its telco customers sure hope so.
MEF Pushes the Carrier Industry Toward Digital Transformation MEF’s Dan Pitt on how the forum is accelerating the availability of automated, multi-technology services through the abstraction of lifecycle service orchestration.
Cisco Routes SD-WAN Through Colocation Facilities for Regional Distributed Offices The capabilities will allow customers to “tie each branch to enterprise data center databases, SaaS applications, and multi-cloud services while meeting SLAs and application QoE expectations," says Cisco's Anand Oswal.
Vodafone Makes 5G’s Case for IoT The latest IoT Barometer from Vodafone finds that 52% of IoT adopters are considering using 5G connectivity.
Juniper Pushes Open Source Past Experimentation to Implementation Juniper’s Julius Francis discusses how open source must evolve and consider security, operationalizing, management, and monetization to serve use cases and customers.
SDxCentral's Top 10 Articles — April 2019 VPN flaw uncovered in Cisco, F5, and more; Google Anthos soars to the clouds; and AT&T avoids vendor lock-in.
Vodafone and Telefónica Get Nod for Spanish 5G Pilots Vodafone Spain is to work with Huawei on a pilot in Andalusia, while Telefónica teams up with Ericsson and Nokia.
Dell Technologies and Orange Ink Telco 5G Deal The agreement with Orange follows a 5G memorandum of understanding that Dell China signed with China Unicom last week.
OpenStack Releases Airship 1.0 to Heighten Cloud Lifecycle Automation via Containers AT&T, one of the primary contributors to Airship, has been using the project in its production network since December and says it will play a core role in its 5G network and infrastructure rollout.
Linux Foundation, ETSI Sign MOU, Promise to Harmonize Open Source Efforts The open source groups already work together. But they also have their own initiatives related to NFV and edge computing, among other technologies.
CloudGenix Raises $65 Million, Takes On Cisco, Legacy SD-WAN The SD-WAN provider claims a 90% win-rate over legacy vendors and other SD-WAN products when compared in enterprise proof-of-concepts (PoCs).
India’s Airtel Taps Cisco-Viptela for Managed SD-WAN Service The two companies previously announced a partnership this year to build a 5G-ready, IP-based automated network in India.
Security Collides With Multi-Million Dollar SD-WAN Market The SD-WAN market is so hot right now that vendors, especially security companies, can’t help but jump in.
flexiWAN Launches With Open Source SD-WAN Architecture Will open source usher in the second-wave of SD-WAN? flexiWAN's co-founder and CEO Amir Zmora thinks so.
Telco Systems Offers uCPE With VMware-VeloCloud SD-WAN The offering is based on TelcoSystems’ NFVTime product suite, which is a service-ready, plug-and-play uCPE that allows service providers to service chain multiple VNFs alongside the SD-WAN.
Juniper Bets On the Enterprise With Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN The company leveraged its purchase of Mist to extend cloud management to the full enterprise beyond the WAN and into the wired network, and beyond the branch into the cloud.
ONF Releases Trio of Reference Designs With Buy-In From Operators, Vendors The reference designs offer a peek inside the brains of operators, Timon Sloane, VP of marketing and ecosystem at the Open Networking Foundation, told SDxCentral in an interview.
Headcount: The Latest Hirings, Firings, and Retirings — April 5, 2019 Qualcomm loses CFO to Intel; another senior exec leaves Ericsson; and an Oracle Cloud exec joins Thomas Kurian at Google Cloud.