Walmart offers its cloud software as open source; BT creates an SD-WAN service using Cisco technology.
OpenStack summarizes its NFV work.
Carriers want their own flavors of MANO.
They like to rename things that everyone else is also doing.
IP-optical integration is getting to be a trend.
AWS IoT goes live; Palo Alto integrates with Mirantis; NEC and Intel partner in NFV.
As a side benefit, Ciena won’t need a third-party controller anymore.
This sounds very similar to Sedona Systems' work with 95% of networks.
NTT also announced a reseller partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
NTT is a fresh win for PLUMgrid since its new CEO joined in June.
ONL turns into a full-blown OS for the Open Compute Project.
VMware's EVO:SDDC finds a use case in disaster recovery as-a-service.
This week: A hint of 5G and a couple of Microsoft-related cloud offerings.
'All in' on NFV means going down to the fiber.
Nokia hires an ex-Cisco exec; Cyan's 100G win; CradlePoint's Series B; and more.