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October 14, 2014
Sonus Networks expands its network functions virtualization efforts with virtualized diameter signaling engines and policy controllers. It also integrated with Juniper's Contrail controller.
July 24, 2014
This week, SDN bloggers explore the future of SDN in telecom, Cuckoo hashing, the Open Network Install Environment, and the ONF's OpenFlow Conformance Testing Program.
June 13, 2014
The Brocade Vyatta Platform combines Vyatta, OpenDaylight and OpenStack in an NFV software architecture for service providers.
May 02, 2014
Carrier Ethernet vendor Overture offers NFV orchestration and control software for service providers.
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Nectar Services employed Lync in its Unified Communication Diagnostics, or UCD, platform, giving users insight into session and topology data. Continue Reading
SDN and NFV are not part and parcel to each other, but when the two sets of technology meet they advance each other's capabilities. Continue Reading
In mobile networks today, it can take months to deploy infrastructure and services, but SDN and NFV allow for orchestration and dynamic provisioning. Continue Reading