The British telecommunications provider chose SevOne to step up the level of automation of service management it can provide to its customers.
BT Group PLC
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Huawei's' chief financial officer who is also the daughter of the founder of Huawei, was arrested in Canada at the request of the United States. The reason for the arrest has not been disclosed.
The London-based telecom provider’s current Chief Executive Gavin Patterson announced in June that he would leave BT amid company struggles.
Cisco plans to add intent-based networking functionality to its SD-WAN offering in the next 12 to 18 months.
The BT executive just last month announced plans to slash 13,000 jobs as part of a broader corporate restructuring. Investors were not happy.
The managed SD-WAN service allows BT’s enterprise customers to design, deliver, and evolve their SD-WAN. It improves upon BT's previous attempt to bootstrap old Cisco routers and IWAN to create an SD-WAN overlay.
The telecom will cut costs and employees as it attempts to evolve its legacy networks and fend off regulatory impact.
Several carriers including Nokia, BT, and Deutsche Telekom will trial the technologies.
“We have a cloud and they have a network.”
NFV gets into networks via SD-WAN, turnkey software stacks, and proprietary systems.
BT recently signed a deal with AWS to bolster its "Cloud of Clouds'" strategy.
Not all BT customers want a future with Cisco, but many do.
The open optical group has been the most prominent work of TIP, so far.
Will the telecom give integrated tech from Cisco and Juniper the boot?