Telefónica Validates Wind River’s Cloud Platform for its Unica Project The testing included work on the functional components of the Wind River virtualization platform, including interoperability with Open Source MANO (OSM) orchestration.
Huawei’s New Data Center Switch Uses Embedded AI Chip The product debut comes as the embattled Chinese company faces mounting political troubles and additional bans in the U.S. and Europe.
Bloomberg Chose Apstra’s Network Monitoring for Its London Broadcast Facility Bloomberg’s network engineers are using Apstra’s software to gain visibility across the network fabric supporting the building's media production systems.
Equinix CEO: Interconnection Biz Booming, Edge Remains ‘Real, Strategic Question’ Equinix’s software-defined interconnection platform now has 13,000 virtual connections, according to CEO Charles Meyers.
Alphabet’s Playbook Includes Pumping Billions Into Networking, AI Alphabet’s share of network and IT capex beat the two top cloud providers Amazon and Microsoft for the 12-month period ending Q3 2018.
The Top Acquisitions of 2018 in SDxCentral's World Open source and containers found themselves at the center of M&A activity this year.
Composable Infrastructure Players to Watch in 2019 The technology is still in its infancy with only a handful of vendors shipping products. We expect to see more action in 2019.
Huawei Is the No. 1 IoT Platform Vendor, Says IHS Markit The Chinese vendor beat out Cisco, Microsoft, and PTC for the top spot in the analyst firm's IoT Platform Vendor Scorecard.
AT&T’s Extensive SDN Plans Pave Way for 5G AT&T CTO Andre Fuetsch said the carrier is at 63 percent SDN control of its network operations that can be virtualized, pushing toward its goal of 65 percent control by year-end.
Telus: SDN Gives Us a Dynamic, Automatically Controlled Network “SDN is going to be a very broad deployment,” said Telus’ Bryce Mitchell. “We made sure we included SDN within the NFV pods themselves.”
Masergy’s New CEO Is Tasked to Grow Its SDN-Based Offerings The company was pretty revolutionary with its idea to layer SDN on top of multiple third-party transport before all the SD-WAN vendors conceived of this.
Ciena, Juniper Lead Data Center Interconnect Market, Dell’Oro Says Data center interconnect equipment revenue will increase 85 percent over the next five years, from $2.7 billion in 2017 to $5.1 billion in 2022, according to Dell’Oro Group.
VMware Rolls Out NSX Service Mesh Based on Istio The NSX Service Mesh beta will initially support Cloud PKS (formerly known as VMware Kubernetes Engine or VKE), but VMware plans to extend it to any Kubernetes environment.
SD-WAN Will Be Fueled By Collaboration Between Cloud Providers and Vendors The latest numbers from IHS Markit show that SD-WAN revenue grew 23 percent from the previous quarter to $284 million. VMware continues to hold the No. 1 spot.
Dell’Oro: SD-WAN Market Consolidation Led to a Resurgence in Access Router Market As the uncertainty around Cisco’s Viptela integration lifted last quarter, the enterprise access router market saw its first quarter of growth in five quarters.
AT&T Taps Synergies Between Its 5G and FirstNet Build-Outs Both FirstNet and 5G require the company to "touch the towers," so a lot of the network upgrades help both initiatives.
Comcast Leads Trellis, an Open Source Data Center Switching Fabric In working with the ONF, Comcast is breaking with a long cable tradition of not sharing technology and innovation ideas with competitors.
VMware CEO Lists Top 3 Priorities for 2019: NSX, Cloud, and Containers “Obviously I love my vSAN child. It’s not as important as my NSX child,” VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger said, referring to VMware’s software-defined storage and networking platform, respectively.
Google Relies on SDN, But Worries About the End of Moore’s Law Google's compute infrastructure is straining to keep up with data demands. The company is looking for "novel ways" to do more data processing. That might include cluster computing.
AT&T’s White Box Cell-Site Routers Go Into Production Carrying Live Traffic In 2019 the company will deploy these routers at several thousand towers to support its mobile 5G network.