Orange claims the largest enterprise SD-WAN deployment in the world rolling out more than 1,500 sites with its Flexible SD-WAN service.
The U.K.-based managed security service provider SecureData, and its security consulting arm, will continue to operate independently alongside Orange’s own security unit.
And Poland arrested a Chinese Huawei employee and charged him with spying for Beijing.
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These devices will be open, disaggregated, interoperable, and supplier-neutral, and they target mobile operators’ 5G deployments.
Comarch recently won a contract with South Korean 5G operator LG U+ to replace its OSS stack.
These issues can delay deployments, result in inferior service quality, and make it difficult to reach return on investment goals, according to John Isch at Orange Business Services.
The deal will add data management, big data, and multi-cloud support to Orange Business Services. It also expands its footprint across Europe.
ONAP had started to run tests for various components it was developing. But it wanted to store test results and run tests more often. Meanwhile, OPNFV had already solved that problem.
Siemens has not yet selected which SD-WAN vendor's gear it will use to connect its 1,500 sites in 94 countries. Orange said the engineering company is evaluating several different platforms from a range of partners.
The focus is to reduce fronthaul and backhaul costs by using Ethernet-based networking and virtual networking in the fronthaul, the BBUs, and the remote radio heads.
The companies claim the PoC was the first to show two-way control.
The current Cisco-Viptela SD-WAN platform is much preferred to the previous Cisco IWAN service.
Several carriers including Nokia, BT, and Deutsche Telekom will trial the technologies.
It provides three ways for enterprises to use Cisco-Viptela.