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Verizon Joins ONAP
Verizon's participation is kind of amazing given that half the ONAP code came from AT&T. Visit us at www.sdncentral.com for the complete article.
Comcast to AWS: I Dub Thee Preferred Cloud
Comcast and AWS are going steady, but not exclusive.
AT&T’s Rupesh Chokshi on NFV/SDN-enabled Business Networking
AT&T has been aggressively transforming its core network with software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), gaining the ability to offer on-site infrastructure to...
Using MSSPs to Secure SD-WAN
To secure SD-WAN, MSSPs can address the inherent volatility of digitally transforming the remote edges of the network.
Why digital transformation is now on the CEO’s shoulders
Big data, the Internet of Things, and artificial intelligence hold such disruptive power that they have inverted the dynamics of technology leadership.
Bell Canada says open source ONAP adds modularity, flexibility to its network
Bell Canada has become one of the first service providers to deploy Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP), focusing its initial attention on automating its data center tenant network...
Cloudy With a Chance of Automation: Telecom in 2018
What does 2018 hold in store for the telecom sector? We asked our own editors and analysts, and gathered up a few third-party forecasts as well.
Verizon Says its Intelligent Edge Will Reduce Network Costs
Putting compute and storage at the edge reduces latency.
Gartner: IT Security Spending to Reach $96 Billion in 2018
Identity access management and security services to drive worldwide spending growth.
The Hidden Costs of Open Source Security Software
Open source software isn't free, whether looked at in terms of hard dollars or in missed opportunities.
Editor’s Corner—Getting inside AT&T, Verizon and CenturyLink’s white box challenges and opportunities
AT&T, CenturyLink, Verizon and social media providers like Facebook are advocating a new way to achieve network virtualization: the white box. Unlike the traditional proprietary vendor approaches,...
AT&T’s Arnoldi: Security cannot be an afterthought
DALLAS—Security is so important to AT&T and its customers, it’s designing its network from the start with security in mind.
Verizon Enterprise Launches Bundled VNS Pricing Scheme
Verizon also plans to integrate unified communications into the VNS platform.
Will SD-WANs Spark Cable Competition?
HR's Alan Breznick says new SD-WAN services could be a game-changer in letting cable extend service reach, which could spark sector competition.
Virtualization is going to happen, but that isn’t the point
A question was raised at The Great Telco Debate event which caused a stir: will virtualization make telcos agile and competitive? Of course it will, but it needs to happen faster was the feedback.
Fortinet extends virtualized Security Fabric apps to AWS users
Extending on their existing relationship, Fortinet announced AWS has joined its Fabric-Ready Partner Program, enabling partners to...
The Challenges of Operationalizing NFV
While NFV provides an opportunity to reduce opex and improve customer experience, it also introduces additional layers of operational complexity.
Why Security Depends on Usability -- and How to Achieve Both
Any initiative that reduces usability will have consequences that make security less effective.
AT&T Preps Its Intelligent Edge for SD-WAN | Light Reading
Josh Goodell, vice president for the intelligent edge at AT&T, talks about the company's CPE platform.
Verizon: MEF 3.0 Reflects Real-World Needs | Light Reading