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.
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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.
Regardless of size cybersecurity has become a massive source of frustration for organizations all sizes. A greater percentage of IT spending is now being consumed by cybersecurity products and services.
“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.
OSM Release Five adds support for network slicing and employs a microservices architecture to make it a viable choice for 5G use cases.
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.
Two VMware customers, a Texas Education Service Center and a nationwide hospice company, say NSX and vRealize Network helped them secure and manage networks.
Mobile service providers stand to benefit from the growing promise of network slicing, but many are not taking full advantage of the opportunity.
The company is building a corporate campus in Sunnyvale, California, to provide a home for its more than 1,000 employees in the Valley.
MEC is an idea whose time has come. And for mobile operators, advertisers, and OTT providers, it's also an idea that can't come soon enough.
AT&T is at 63 percent of its goal to bring 75 percent of its networks under SDN control by 2020, according to AT&T CTO Andre Fuetsch.