The vendor has sidled up next to Nokia and Ericsson as a dominant 5G equipment supplier to the largest carriers in the U.S.
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The capacity is correlated with consumption-based pricing, which service providers have been wanting for a long time.
Respondents to IHS Markit’s survey indicated they expect a 1.5x increase in the average number of physical servers in their data centers by 2019.
Extreme had predicted the Brocade assets would generate over $230 million in annual revenue and that the Avaya assets would generate a minimum of $200 million in revenue in fiscal 2018.
"SoftBank trusted us in 2016, and we’ve been working with them as partners ever since," says Frinx's CEO. "Folks say it is very important who your first customer is.”
The joint offering boasts interoperability between Mist’s Learning Wireless LAN and VMware VeloCloud-based NSX SD-WAN to bring AI and open programmability to WLAN and WAN.
This is the first product that Lumina Networks has introduced in the cable operator space. But the company sees it as a stepping stone to broadening support for MSOs.
The satellite firm’s plans are in two phases. Phase one will be a NB-IoT network. Phase 2 will be a standalone 5G network.
The company told investors it now has 400,000 cable modems operating in the field with its CableOS network virtualization technology. That’s an increase from 200,000 last quarter.
Adding Feger is the latest in a number of hires by F5 as it shifts its business model to prepare for 5G, IoT, and the cloud.
He promised on behalf of the “mobile operator fraternity” that they will never throttle speeds.
One organization that is using OpenSwitch is Verizon Connect — Verizon’s business unit that provides fleet management and mobile workforce management.
To win more cloud provider customers Cisco is focusing on helping hyperscalers solve big engineering problems, and it's embracing open networking.
By creating a separate core network, Sprint can dynamically add capacity and computing power as it is needed.
It’s a full OpenStack suite including compute, storage, networking, and the virtual infrastructure manager (VIM) layer. It comprises an end-to-end NFVi platform.