Category: Network Virtualization

Network Virtualization, Types

Networks for a yottabyte world

August 7, 2018

Via: Computerworld Virtualization

The rate at which telecom networks are growing and changing is nothing short of fantastic. It’s always risky to embrace a new paradigm, but for network carriers and customers, the risks of waiting could be greater. Network function virtualization (NFV) […]

Network Virtualization, Types

Avi Networks Enhances Intent-Based Application Services on Cisco Networks

July 17, 2018

Via: VMBlog

Avi Networks today announced Avi Vantage Platform version 18.1, with enhanced automation, application intelligence, and scaling to meet the fast-growing demands of modern application delivery. Following recent funding by Cisco Investments and last year’s inclusion in Cisco’s global price list, […]

Network Virtualization, Types

VMware Delivers Next-Generation Network Functions Virtualization Platform for 5G and Multi-Cloud Telco Networks

June 13, 2018

Via: VMBlog

VMware, Inc. announced VMware vCloud NFV-OpenStack Edition 3.0, the next generation of the company’s production-proven network functions virtualization (NFV) platform for communications service providers (CSPs). With this new version of vCloud NFV-OpenStack Edition, which will include VMware Integrated OpenStack-Carrier Edition […]

Network Virtualization, Predictions, Trends, Types

Almost half of US consumers will have access to 5G by 2023

June 12, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Close to half of all US consumers will have access to 5G networks by 2023, according to Ericsson. 4G networking is now commonplace and offers better speeds than its predecessor, 3G. However, our thirst for mobile data brought on through […]

Innovations, Network Virtualization, Trends, Types

Cisco rolls out new fabric switches in storage portfolio update

April 26, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Cisco is updating its storage networking portfolio with features designed to reduce performance and latency issues for on-premise mission-critical applications. The updates include new 32Gpbs fixed switches and new features for its MDS Diagnostics suite. Cisco said the MDS 32G […]

Network Virtualization, Types

Data centres and cloud networks: Security in the modern context

April 13, 2018


Traditionally, companies have sought to create a hardened IT network perimeter that kept all potential cyber threats out and to protect organisations through the use of network security platforms such as firewalls. In the modern context, however, this has become […]

Challenges, Network Virtualization, Trends, Types

Stingray spying: 5G will protect you against surveillance attacks, say standards-setters

March 23, 2018

Via: ZDNet

5G mobile connectivity is just around the corner. But while it promises improved support for the growing Internet of Things and help for mobile operators coping with increasing data demands, it also brings significant security risks. 5G networks will involve […]

Network Virtualization, Types

5G Networking: What to Expect, and How to Get Ready

March 21, 2018

Via: SQL Server Pro

Every new generation of cellular technology, or “G” as each is known, has brought with it a level of excitement that is otherwise rare in high-tech today. And, considering all that 5G networking promises, it’s still easy to get excited, […]

Cloud Computing, Network Virtualization, Types

Why cloud-native virtual network functions are important for NFV

March 8, 2018


Virtual network functions (VNFs) are software implementations of network function equipment packaged in virtual machines, on top of commercial off the shelf hardware NFV infrastructure. VNFs are a core part of NFV – as we know the base of NFV […]

Network Virtualization, Types

Network Builders See Light at the End of Tunnel as 5G Approaches

February 26, 2018

Via: SQL Server Pro

The technology that will revolutionize the way people and companies use mobile devices is closer than you think. That was the message from the top network-equipment makers when they took the stage at the wireless industry’s annual gathering in Barcelona. […]