Mitel buys Mavenier; Mellanox infuses 100G into NFV; Nakina lands an orchestration deal.
Aruba/HP, IoT, and Mobile World Congress all factor in this week's news roundup.
Cisco's French investment; Procera's new partners; Appcito's CAFE launch; and Nokia's MWC plans.
NFV and OpenStack were big topics at the Big Telecom Event, and that was reflected in the news announcements and demos at the show. Here are snippets from Huawei, RAD Data, Overture, Amartus, and Telco Systems.
Carriers are sharpening their perspectives on NFV, and it shows in AlcaLu's CloudBand traction. Live-traffic trials are approaching, and the partner ecosystem is blossoming.
We believe that in order to fully reap the benefits of the technology, organizations have to address the issue of NFV performance.
Pay-per-use models aren't practical for many mobile operators due to the operational complexity involved. Here's how a service-aware network using SDN and NFV could help.
A busy week in SDN and NFV, thanks to the Open Networking Summit. In addition to Infonetics' analysis of a slow Q4 for routers and switches, we have items from Coho Data, CPLane, Freescale, Infinera, Netronome, NTT Communications, Pluribus, and...
Detailed, real-time understanding of traffic can be a boon to SDN, which is why network operators can benefit from having deep packet inspection integrated into the virtual switch. The resulting integrated intelligence can help optimize network...