They lose MPLS money, but gain more revenues, anyway.
The ISP will launch the service this fall.
And we could see even more SD-WAN entrants.
The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
Like AT&T, Verzion is using NFV to create networking-as-a-service.
80% of this market is comprised of NFV software.
But it may be more future-ready.
Etisalat says it wants to “cloudify the network”
SD-WAN allows the CLEC to expand without deploying a network.
It used VeloCloud’s technology.
It’s a cloud-enabled branch.
It doesn’t think it will cannibalize its MPLS revenues.
These are enterprises with more than 1,000 employees.
The plan is to automate the WAN.
Cumulus releases Cumulus Linux 3.0