The Linux Foundation, a possible new ETSI effort, the ExperiaSphere experiment from analyst Tom Nolle — NFV continues to move quickly, with major changes afoot as the discussion turns toward coding and open-source.
Carriers are sharpening their perspectives on NFV, and it shows in AlcaLu's CloudBand traction. Live-traffic trials are approaching, and the partner ecosystem is blossoming.
VMware finally gets a CTO, a year after Steve Herrod left; Cyan and Procera won't bring post-holiday cheer to Q4 results; CloudNFV expands its potential 'as-a-service' arsenal; Microsoft might have blade servers up its sleeve.
To say it's been a big year for SDN and NFV would be beyond an understatement. Here's our look at some of the most-watched and most-talked-about stories of 2013, from product launches to corporate changes to good arguments.
SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup — December 20, 2013
Amid this week's news: NFV makes progress, as shown by NSN and CloudNFV; ScaleXtreme debuts Advanced Cloud Management, targeting enterprise users new to public clouds; Extreme Networks gains more than market share by acquiring Enterasys; big data...
NFV lives! In demos, at least. Virtualized network functions (VNFs) were on display in Bad Homburg, Germany, last week, as NFV continued its quick progress. CloudNFV and Metaswitch say they're ready to go, while EANTC issued its first validations...