Switching the networks to software-managed operations allows the operator to deploy on-demand activation services and automatic recovery control via artificial intelligence-based technologies if there is an outage.
The Spanish operator is also said to be finalizing a pact with rival Vodafone Spain to share parts of their 5G network infrastructure.
As part of the five-year deal, Aurecon will replace its Orange MPLS network with SD-WAN to increase its network capacity by four times.
AT&T ties its 5G and Airship plans to the Mirantis core; the Linux community uncovers a runC container runtime flaw; and Orange Business wants to be a "one-stop" SD-WAN shop.
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.
France may have been propelled to the 5G race by the U.S. and South Korea, but its 5G roadmap and competitive mobile players support its ambition to play a leading role.
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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.
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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.