AT&T is at 63 percent of its goal to bring 75 percent of its networks under SDN control by 2020, according to AT&T CTO Andre Fuetsch.
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The new Cisco SD-WAN Security product combines Viptela’s technology with Meraki, Cisco’s cloud-managed IT service and wireless LAN product, plus Cisco security software.
The virtualization giant updated its hybrid cloud stack with new Kubernetes support and also announced a new integration with IBM Cloud’s managed Kubernetes service.
The VDC service is based on VMware’s Cloud Provider Platform, and it enables customers to create virtual infrastructure combining compute, storage, and advanced networking.
The bundled hardware and software includes data center switching and routing hardware acquired from Brocade.
Company executives hinted about a new data center product that is slated to launch next week.
With NetFoundry, EdgeConnex will provide enterprise customers with private and direct connections to public cloud providers, including Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services.
VMware has more than 2,000 SD-WAN customers, while the second and third ranked SD-WAN vendors count about 1,000 customers, each.
This is the second vendor CenturyLink is using for its managed SD-WAN. The company launched its service in 2016 using Versa Networks' platform.
Initially, the service will just be available in “parts” of 12 cities. The company plans to launch 5G in seven more markets in early 2019.
Separating the control plane and the user plane in wireless networks will allow network operators more flexibility with different types of traffic.
The platform allows enterprise customers to deploy and manage applications and services that reside in the carrier’s private cloud. It comes with a 99.9 percent SLA for uptime.
Cumulus Networks launched a transponder abstraction interface, which is a vendor-agnostic way to manage transponders. This makes data center interconnect technology more open.
The Brazilian telco operator is building VMware’s VeloCloud-powered NSX SD-WAN into its network to deliver SD-WAN services across the country.
Arista strengthened its campus networking portfolio of products through its acquisition of Mojo Networks.