"Network Functions Virtualization" Posts

Microsoft Acquires Affirmed Networks; Azure Cloud Gains 5G Virtualization Capabilities

Microsoft acquires Affirmed Networks. Azure cloud gains network functions virtualization (NFV) for mobile service providers & 5G wireless services.

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5 Channel Partner Updates: 23 November 2016

Updates: Cloudyn, Druva, Fixstream, HPE, HP Inc., Ingram Micro, #ONEIngram, #NFV, PaySchools, SimpliVity, TierPoint, VMware & more.

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NV, NFV, SDN, SD-WAN: Networking Acronyms Can Transform Data Centers

How network virtualization (NV), network function virtualization (NFV), software-defined networking (SDN) & SD-WAN may transform data centers.

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5 Channel Partner Updates: 30 September 2016

Updates: Avast, AVG, Codefresh, Continuum #NAV16, Docker, FinancialForce, G2 Technology Group, HPE, Lenovo, Nutanix and more.

Pat Gelsinger

VMware VMworld 2016: Top 50 Highlights

VMware VMworld 2016 news from EMC, Fortinet, Hitachi Data Systems, NFV, OpenStack, Rubrik, Veeam, Veritas, ViaWest, Xangati and more.

CenturyLink Cloud Hosting Revenues Fall; SDN and NFV Must Rise

CenturyLink (CTL) is emphasizing Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) & SDN amid falling cloud & hosting revenues. Are the data centers still up for sale?

Surfing Tidal Wave

Virtualized Managed Services: Tier-1 Telcos Launch Tidal Wave

From AT&T to Verizon, tier-1 telcos are launching virtualized network services. But will enterprise customers ride the SDN and NFV waves? Ovum explains.

Juniper Networks

Juniper CEO: We’re Gaining SDN, NFV Momentum With MSPs

Juniper Networks CEO Rami Rahim describes growing SDN and NFV momentum with MSPs. Plus, he describes the Juniper-Lenovo channel relationship more fully.

Data Center Network Cable

NFV Hype Declines, Reality Settles In

Network functions virtualization continues to mature. But is NFV truly ready for prime time? Ovum gathered clues during Mobile World Congress 2016.

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5 Channel Partner Updates: 6 Nov 2015

Today’s update involves cloud monitoring M&A; new titles for Ted Roller & Dan Wensley; a hidden threat to Amazon Web Services; Hadoop wins & losses & more.