The France-based operator is taking a “best-in-class” approach to its vendor selection and is working with 1,000 of its enterprise customers to test and develop 5G use cases.
Network Virtualization (NV) creates logical, virtual networks that are decoupled from the underlying network hardware to ensure the network can better integrate with and support increasingly virtual environments.
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“Huawei will continue its investment in 5G technologies and stick to transparent and open cooperation to build a credible [information and communications technology] infrastructure,” said Peter Zhou, CMO of Huawei’s wireless network product line.
Nineteen vendors took part in tests that placed a strong focus on synchronization for 5G and the 5G readiness of multi-vendor transport networks.
By combining F5's automation toolchain with Cisco Intent Based Networking, you will see how network and application services intents are both activated and validated.
Japan's telecom regulator also imposed a condition that effectively bans Chinese vendors Huawei and ZTE from the country's 5G networks.
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"When you move to virtualization and are doing in software what you do in hardware today, the robustness of what that network will do is a paradigm shift," said Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen.
The SD-WAN market is so hot right now that vendors, especially security companies, can’t help but jump in.
The Swiss carrier plans to be first in Europe to offer 5G smartphones and networks simultaneously.
The company also updated its operating system to power what it calls security-driven networking, including new features for SD-WAN, edge, and multi-cloud environments.
This is the first PoC for the provider's newest portfolio addition, which provides SD-WAN and security on top of an OpenMSA framework.
Lean NFV says "current NFV efforts are drowning in a quicksand of complexity," and proposes a decoupling of NFV’s core components.
SD-WAN is an excellent start in the journey to virtualizing next generation access. There’s more, including virtualizing security, WAN optimization, routing, etc. Dell EMC and Adva have partnered to bring joint network virtualization, VNF, and...
The OpenDaylight project recently released its tenth iteration, adding support for optical transport networking, WAN connectivity and routing, and cloud and edge deployments.
This eBrief looks at how some companies, in regards to edge compute and data centers, are envisioning data centers at cell tower locations as cell towers already have power and connectivity.