“SDN is going to be a very broad deployment,” said Telus’ Bryce Mitchell. “We made sure we included SDN within the NFV pods themselves.”
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The company was pretty revolutionary with its idea to layer SDN on top of multiple third-party transport before all the SD-WAN vendors conceived of this.
Data center interconnect equipment revenue will increase 85 percent over the next five years, from $2.7 billion in 2017 to $5.1 billion in 2022, according to Dell’Oro Group.
The NSX Service Mesh beta will initially support Cloud PKS (formerly known as VMware Kubernetes Engine or VKE), but VMware plans to extend it to any Kubernetes environment.
The latest numbers from IHS Markit show that SD-WAN revenue grew 23 percent from the previous quarter to $284 million. VMware continues to hold the No. 1 spot.
As the uncertainty around Cisco’s Viptela integration lifted last quarter, the enterprise access router market saw its first quarter of growth in five quarters.
Both FirstNet and 5G require the company to "touch the towers," so a lot of the network upgrades help both initiatives.
In working with the ONF, Comcast is breaking with a long cable tradition of not sharing technology and innovation ideas with competitors.
“Obviously I love my vSAN child. It’s not as important as my NSX child,” VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger said, referring to VMware’s software-defined storage and networking platform, respectively.
Google's compute infrastructure is straining to keep up with data demands. The company is looking for "novel ways" to do more data processing. That might include cluster computing.
In 2019 the company will deploy these routers at several thousand towers to support its mobile 5G network.
A bunch of service providers from around the world are starting to implement ONAP code into their networks.
Bill Walker, director of network architecture and innovation with CenturyLink, said there are three business cases for NFV. The worst business case is for new technology that is not directly revenue generating.
The partners expanded their support for Pluribus’ network operating system and cloud fabric software on five additional Edgecore white box, top-of-rack switches.
The deal will bring storage to Contrail’s multicloud product as well as expand Juniper’s edge computing portfolio.