The latest update uses an in-house developed open source version of OpenStack that provides for more agility and a smaller footprint to support edge computing environments.
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The company's current global head of Customer Operations Ashish Chowdhary will depart Nokia on Jan. 1, 2019. He will take a leadership position at another unnamed company.
The 5G-related network infrastructure market will grow from about $528 million in 2018 to $26 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate of 118 percent, predicts IDC.
The vendor recently announced plans to slash thousands of jobs as part of a major corporate restructuring.
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.
Execs didn’t say which competitors Fortinet’s security products displaced, but it competes against companies including Palo Alto Networks, Check Point Software, and Cisco.
MEF President Nan Chen said the organization has transformed from a pure-play standards group to a software and specification development organization.
MEF aims for its SD-WAN service standardization to accelerate sales of SD-WAN products and services like MEF accomplished with Carrier Ethernet service standardization.
Jonathan Bryce, the executive director of the OpenStack Foundation, said that the scope of edge computing is extremely large, and StarlingX is needed to fill one of the spaces in the stack.
The blockchain service is based on the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric and the Alibaba Group financial affiliate’s blockchain platform.
These investors and other major companies also joined a Team8-led coalition that aims to rethink security by building it into network and cloud infrastructure.
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.
Kaloom says its software-defined fabric approach provides more flexibility than a more integrated model like DANOS.
The company said it’s using service providers as its SD-WAN sales channel and banking on large managed services deals.
The NFV vendor says it can demonstrate more than 30 percent cost savings on Arm-based hardware. Telco Systems now has three different manufacturers for Arm boxes.