BT, Monday announced it is accelerating its investment in dynamic network services by integrating a range of new technologies. As part of that investment, BT has selected Nuage Networks from Nokia to contribute technology for its future software defined WAN service.
The initial launch of BT’s SD-WAN service incorporating Nuage Networks technology from Nokia is planned for early 2017. It is specifically being developed to serve global organisations using a cloud-based IT consumption model and will complement BT’s existing IP and Ethernet VPN offering.
In the coming months, BT said it will unveil further details of its roadmap for other software-defined services, aligning to the SDN capabilities that are being introduced in BT’s cloud-service nodes. These will enable organisations to control both their network connectivity and hosted applications from a single SDN-automated infrastructure.
Organisations will also be able to choose how they …