Category: SDN

AT&T to commence Q2 2016 5G trials

US telco AT&T has pre-empted the Mobile World Congress rush by boldly laying out its plans for 5G, with field trials for some enabling-technologies happening in Q2 this year. Intelligence Annual Industry Survey 2016

Building on the success of our prestigious Annual Industry Survey, the 2016 edition is the largest undertaking we’ve embarked on to date. This year’s survey took in the thoughts and perspectives of more than 1,500 telecoms professionals with a staggering cumulative experience of 24,000 years. As usual we begin with our comprehensive sweep of the […]

SDN: it’s not all smoke and mirrors

As an increasing number of enterprise users look for solutions that leverage hardware in a vendor-agnostic fashion and look for integrations and interoperability with applications and infrastructure residing in the cloud, they will have no choice but to embrace SDN.

Juniper Networks buys BTI for its SDN tools

Data centre infrastructure vendor Juniper Networks is to buy BTI Systems, a specialist developer of software-defined networking (SDN) tools and networking hardware.

China Telecom, HPE open Beijing NFV lab

China Telecom has announced that its Beijing Research Institute has collaborated with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to open a dedicated NFV lab in China.

Begin monetising SDN & NFV today – Intelligence whitepaper

Software defined networking and network functions virtualization have heralded in a new era of possibility for operators in a telecoms industry becoming progressively more fixated on delivering diverse, converged and cloud-based services. While SDN and NFV certainly have potential, it’s the orchestration of virtual services that will make the potential of virtualization a more tangible […]

The time for NFV and SDN is now

It’s just a matter of time. By 2018 – according to industry research – monthly global mobile data will surpass 15 Exabytes. That’s ten times the number consumed on the network at the end of 2013!

Cisco seeks to simplify SDN with ACI release

Cisco claims that customers can take a further step towards network automation as it launched a new release of Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) software to its software defined networking range, reports BCN.


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