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Service provider SDN applications News
June 20, 2017
Arista has upgraded its spine-leaf architecture for service providers and huge data centers. The update includes a new spine switch and line cards.
May 25, 2017
Service providers are moving quickly to offer SD-WAN as a service. The rush to market has led to partnerships with technology vendors.
April 07, 2017
Google Espresso, unveiled at the Open Networking Summit, is a peering architecture that improves the delivery of application services from Google Cloud.
July 20, 2016
The latest AT&T Network on Demand service provides virtualized versions of Cisco or Juniper routers, Fortinet firewalls or Riverbed WAN optimization technology.
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Service providers are opting for virtual CPE and its resulting benefits, but choosing the right vCPE platform is essential to get the most out of it. Continue Reading
Virtual customer premises equipment (also referred to as vCPE or cloud CPE) are enterprise network services delivered through software. While providers must manually deploy traditional, physical CPE devices onsite, they can provision and manage vCPE... Continue Reading
The vEPC offers a framework to support converged voice and data on 4G Long-Term Evolution networks. vEPC is the abstraction of Evolved Packet Core components into software that runs on generic servers, potentially cutting costs and improving service... Continue Reading
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Networking expert Lee Doyle details the requirements for NFV infrastructure and the leading software platform options -- OpenStack and VMware's vCloud NFV. Continue Reading
Service providers face a tradeoff when it comes to distinct virtual CPE and SD-WAN services. But networking expert Lee Doyle says those services could merge into one functionality. Continue Reading
Large service providers are continuing their NFV deployments, which will enable 5G wireless and IoT. But management, orchestration and standards questions remain. Continue Reading
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With NFV open source, service providers can push network innovation and reduce network costs. But service providers will need to adjust to a new open source culture. Continue Reading
Service providers can increase network automation using SDN and NFV next-generation infrastructure for enterprise service options by exposing secure network APIs. Continue Reading
Service providers are rapidly adopting NFV infrastructure, but addressing NFV security in the process is essential, with network and security teams working together. Continue Reading
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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
NFV aims for dynamic network provisioning and orchestration, requiring a new network management model that integrates legacy and virtual resources. Continue Reading
SDN and NFV simplify service chain provisioning, making it easier and cheaper to spin up applications in enterprise and service provider networks. Continue Reading