Ixia and DataArt Join to Deliver Carrier NFV Automation Solution

Collaboration speeds time-to-market of NFV-based services with test capabilities

Ixia a leading provider of network test, visibility, and security solutions, and DataArt, the global technology consulting firm that creates end-to-end solutions, have joined together to develop an automation solution that accelerates the delivery of fully tested Network Function Virtualization (NFV) based services for carriers around the world.

Infinera, OIF and ONF to Demonstrate Multi-Vendor Transport SDN Interoperability

Enables service providers to create new revenue streams and automate network operations

Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced it has joined the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) to demonstrate multi-vendor, multi-layer software defined networking (SDN) Transport Application Programming Interface (T-API) interoperability with the Infinera Xceed Software Suite and the DTN-X Family of packet optical transport platforms.

IItaltel Showcases Enhanced SDN & NFV Products at SDN & Openflow World Congress

Dynamic Admission Control allows smart allocation of business critical network resources

Italtel – a leading telecommunications company in all-IP communication, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) – today announced it will demo both its SDN application Netwrapper and the enhanced version of its Session Border Controller NetMatch-S Cloud Inside with Virtual Network Function (VNF) Manager at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress.

ETSI Announces NFV Release 2, Signaling Progress toward Virtualized Telecom Networks

European Commission study estimates total cost of 5G deployment will be €56 billion by 2020

ETSI has announced the availability of the NFV Release 2 specifications, delivering requirements, interfaces and information models for Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV). This underlines the significant progress made in the development and future utilization of NFV technology.

TelePacific Completes DSCI Acquisition, Creating National Powerhouse Delivering Managed Services with Five-Nines Guaranteed Performance

Integrates Unified Communications and Managed IT offerings into broad portfolio of solutions for business

TelePacific’s acquisition of leading managed services provider, DSCI, rewrites the MSP category by bringing leading-edge unified communications, managed IT, connectivity, cloud and continuity services together in a single provider, all backed with guaranteed performance that comes from a company with a five-nines quality heritage.

OIF Announces Plans for SDN Transport API Interoperability Demonstration

Host carriers include China Telecom, China Unicom, SK Telecom, Telefónica and Verizon

The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) announced today plans for a global Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Transport Application Programming Interface (T-API) interoperability demonstration in the fall of 2016. The OIF is partnering with the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the adoption of open SDN, to take the testing into carrier labs worldwide and lead the industry towards the wide-scale deployment of commercial SDN.

Broadband Forum Brings NFV Home

Landmark technical specification defines industry’s first virtualized Residential Gateway

The first ever specifications for the virtual Residential Gateway were released today, as the Broadband Forum concluded work on a landmark project to bring the potential of virtualization into the home.

Epsilon Hosts Cirrus NFV-Based Mobile Core Deployments Across its Global Hubs

Cirrus Core Networks will use Epsilon’s Intelligent Networks and Cloud Connectivity

 Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider, was selected by Cirrus Core Networks Inc., an innovator in Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) for Mobile Network Operators (MNO), to support its NFV based LTE mobile core infrastructure platform with intelligent networking and cloud connectivity. Cirrus Core Networks has already deployed two global hubs in Epsilon’s facilities in London and Miami followed by Hong Kong and Singapore in the next two months.

NEC and Netcracker Provide Virtualized LTE Core Network to ITRI in Taiwan

vEPC solution contributes to ITRI’s Plugfest compatibility testing event

NEC Corporation and Netcracker Technology today announced that they have provided a virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) solution via NEC Taiwan Ltd. to the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), a non-profit research institute working under the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Taiwan.

Broadband Forum and ON.Lab Collaborate on CORD

Alliance to benefit next-gen broadband networks built on SDN, NFV and Cloud technologies

The Broadband Forum today announced it has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Open Networking Laboratory (ON.Lab), with the aim of accelerating the development of future broadband requirements and standards in close collaboration with open source projects, as well as the production deployment of new services, enabling its stakeholders to realize business benefits of emerging technologies such as SDN, NFV and Cloud.

 

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