RAD's vAccess allows operators to use white boxes with VNFs over whatever access infrastructure they have installed.
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Radisys joins OCP, Cavium supports OpenSwitch, Telstra launches SDN product, other news from Versa, Vapor IO, Aryaka and more.
This week's roundup features VMworld warm-up news, a Cumulus milestone, Brocade's venture into Oceania, and a familiar Cisco name joining Riverbed.
You might think it's the height of marketing cynicism, but really, the 'SDN' ports on MRV's new packet-optical gear really are meant for SDN. It's a nod to the company's choice to not chase every aspect of the SDN market.
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.
John Chambers' speculated retirement from Cisco leads this week's news roundup ... also: VMware's NSX pricing, a PoC for distributed NFV, a demo of VXLAN at 40G, and Ciena's newest packet-optical play.
This week's news roundup includes the Palo Alto-Juniper settlement; PoC trials in NFV and storage; Ericsson's plans for new Silicon Valley digs; and ARM's data-center advance.
Two announcements show how SDN and NFV might become the norm in certain product areas. Transmode gets serious (and standards-based) about multilayer provisioning, while RAD moves NFV to the customer edge.
SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – September 20, 2013