CHANNEL123 Current News - 2014

 

 28 July 2014 SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – July 25, 2014 Big Switch Networks | Docker | Catbird | AT&T | IBM | IEEE | HP | Napatech | GoGrid | Kemp Technologies...
Source: SDNCentral

 

24 July 2014Open Data Center Alliance Accelerates Enterprise Path to SDN with New Usage Model Publication The usage model was delivered with the support of three industry groups: ETSI, ONF and TM Forum...
Source: VMblog.com

 

22 July 2014CenturyLink's Feger: SDN, NFV are an evolution Like other telcos, CenturyLink is considering applying NFV and SDN in various layers of its network...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

16 July 2014NFV bringing radical change in way networks will be planned, built, operated and maintained Now as the pace increases, and we start to see announcements of the first commercial products...
Source: Global Telecoms Business

 

14 July 2014Deutsche Telekom Opens Germany's Largest Data Center "We are investing in Germany as a center of IT business because German data protection standards are highly valued"...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

11 July 2014SDNCentral Weekly Roundup: July 11, 2014 – The Cisco-Rackspace Theory Cisco | Midokura | IBM | IPC | Netsocket | QualiSystems...
Source: SDNCentral

 

10 July 2014Security R&D Activities for Cloud Services based on leading-edge research on cryptography and malware analysis...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

9 July 2014EE to trial LTE Broadcast this quarter EE will demonstrate the technology with a content provider during a live sporting event...
Source: Total Telecom

 

7 July 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – July 4, 2014 Guavus | Compuverde | EZchip...
Source: SDNCentral

 

3 July 2014Let's Federate Our NFV Labs – Telefónica in order to share their R&D findings and accelerate the deployment of virtualized network functions...
Source: Light Reading

 

30 June 2014NFV Approaches Phase 2, With Help from the Linux Foundation Whatever form that takes, it's going to focus more on deployment and implementation...
Source: SDNCentral

 

29 June 2014OIF prepares for virtual network services The Optical Internetworking Forum has begun specification work for virtual network services (VNS)...
Source: Gazettabyte

 

29 June 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – June 27, 2014 HP | Aryaka | Equinix | Array Networks | Glue Networks | CloudPhysics | Network Critical | Citrix...
Source: SDNCentral

 

29 June 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – June 20, 2014 Facebook | CloudWeaver | Wind River | EXFO | ONF | Hitachi | NTT | OpenDaylight...
Source: SDNCentral

 

18 June 2014Open Networking Foundation Welcomes 24 Startup Member Companies in 6 Months This new membership category was created to encourage innovation...
Source: Open Networking Foundation

 

17 June 2014Linux and KVM Activities Providing Foundational Support for Use of OSS there are other elements that act as "unsung heroes" operating behind the scenes...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

17 June 2014Netconf & Yang Go Mainstream It has taken time, but Netconf and Yang are now becoming accepted as critical lynchpins of service provider IT strategies...
Source: Light Reading

 

16 June 2014Ethernet 10G and 100G service revenue set to grow 300% by 2018 In 2013, Asia Pacific made up the biggest share of Ethernet services revenue and will continue to do so through 2018...
Source: Infonetics Research

 

16 June 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – June 13, 2014 Cisco | VMware | Ciena | KEMP | Pica8 | VictorOps | Anuta | OIF...
Source: SDNCentral

 

9 June 2014NTT Readies its "Lagopus" SDN SoftSwitch NTT has also established an SDN Switch Test Center...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

9 June 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – June 6, 2014 Telefónica | OpenDaylight | IDC | Ericsson | Connectem | Netsocket | Cumulus | BTI Systems | Cavium | Accedian | Mirantis...
Source: SDNCentral

 

6 June 2014Telefónica's Alcalá Data Center Achieves TIER IV Gold In April 2013, Telefónica inaugurated the first phase of its massive Alcalá Data Centre project outside of Madrid...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

6 June 2014Google reaches into own silicon brain to slash electricity bill Skunkworks PEGASUS system tramples cloud's ugly power-sucking secret...
Source: The Register

 

5 June 2014Rostelecom to install SDN, NFV technologies The separation of software and hardware sub-systems is expected to cut capital expenditure and accelerate the introduction of new services...
Source: Telecompaper

 

3 June 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – May 30, 2014 Palo Alto | ARM | Ericsson | RAD | Dimension Data | Active Broadband | Fujitsu | NTT Docomo | Vello | NEC...
Source: SDNCentral

 

31 May 2014After the Sun (Microsystems) Sets, the Real Stories Come Out In Sun's wake are 235,000 people who can count themselves as former employees...
Source: IEEE Spectrum

 

30 May 2014NTT Uses NFV to Power Services-On-Demand NTT/Virtela is "using an in-house NFV and SDN platform that includes the [in-house] controller" to provide these services...
Source: SDNCentral

 

29 May 2014Telefónica Teams with Red Hat/Intel for NFV Reference Lab "For NFV we need to avoid closed and non-interoperable environments, which would hamper its widespread adoption...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

27 May 2014DoCoMo eyes 2016 for commercial NFV deployment "NFV is highly expected to change the ecosystem of network industries," said Seizo Onoe, chief technical officer...
Source: Total Telecom

 

26 May 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – May 23, 2014 HP | Ruckus Wireless | Huawei | Cisco | F5 | ADVA Optical...
Source: SDNCentral

 

23 May 2014EE boffin: 5G will be the LAST WORD in mobe tech – literally According to the good prof, whose institution is working with EE on streaming 4K hi-def TV, there will be...
Source: The Register

 

22 May 2014Marian Croak on why and how AT&T is moving to SDN, NFV and an all-IP future with Domain 2.0 AT&T Mobility's "User-Defined Network Cloud" initiative...
Source: FierceWirelessTech

 

22 May 2014KT to spend $4.4b to deploy "Giga internet" The company will build Giga (1Gbps+) infrastructure that combines fixed and wireless technology...
Source: TelecomAsia.net

 

22 May 2014NFV Insider's Perspective, Part 5 – ETSI NFV Group Faces Near-Term Changes we were impressed by the photographs bearing actual signatures of the leaders of the G8 who attended the Kyushu-Okinawa Summit back in July 2000...
Source: SDNCentral

 

20 May 2014New Linux Foundation Members Advance Massively Scalable, Secure Infrastructure Today's data center is undergoing a massive transformation...
Source: VMblog.com

 

19 May 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – May 16, 2014 Rackspace | Juniper | PNUG | Cyan | Procera | OpenDNS | SolarWinds | Edgewater...
Source: SDNCentral

 

18 May 2014If 5G is 'done right' we won't need a 6G EE expects the first 5G networks to come online from around 2020 and for widespread adoption to commence two-to-three years after that....
Source: Total Telecom

 

17 May 2014AT&T Working on Home-Grown SDN Controller for Later in 2014 This wouldn't be the first time AT&T pioneered its own SDN developments...
Source: Light Reading

 

14 May 2014NTT teases Virtual Network Platform as a Service VNPaaS technology will now be demonstrated at the Bankoku Shinryokan Resort MICE Facility in Okinawa...
Source: Telecom Asia

 

13 May 2014OpenStack builds Momentum with Icehouse Stack and Open Marketplace -- we are moving to an era of agile infrastructure supporting a "software-defined economy."...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

12 May 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – May 9, 2014 EMC | VMware | Cisco | Calient | Wind River | Google | HP...
Source: SDNCentral

 

7 May 2014KVH to Launch Next Generation "etherXEN" Burstable Ethernet Service in metro cities across Japan The etherXEN service suite is capable of supporting SDN features...
Source: KVH

 

6 May 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – May 2, 2014 Dell | Oracle | RGB Networks | Cisco | Juniper | Gainspeed | OpenDaylight | Ericsson...
Source: SDNCentral

 

2 May 20145 Reasons for Ethernet Switch Vendors to Worry White-box switching has the potential to change the market, but in ways that aren't necessarily obvious...
Source: SDNCentral

 

2 May 2014Buy Or Build Your Own SDN? An ESG survey shows a broad range of approaches among enterprises...
Source: Network Computing

 

1 May 2014The Golden Age of Basic On this day in 1964, the first software written in Basic was successfully run on a GE-225 mainframe at Dartmouth College...
Source: IEEE Spectrum

 

29 April 2014Linux Foundation enlists Microsoft, Cisco, Facebook to help save OpenSSL So now something happens. Nearly a decade-and-a-half after leading security engineers...
Source: FierceEnterpriseCommunications

 

28 April 2014NTT Docomo to deploy 40,000 LTE stations this fiscal year these deployments will enable the operator to reach a LTE coverage of 99 percent of Japan's territory...
Source: Telecompaper

 

24 April 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – April 25, 2014 Ericsson | AT&T | Amdocs | Juniper | Nuage | VTEPs | Gigamon | Network Critical...
Source: SDNCentral

 

22 April 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – April 18, 2014 Cumulus | ConteXtream | Red Hat | Tintri | Dell | Aeroflex | OIF | StarWind | Brocade | OpenDaylight...
Source: SDNCentral

 

14 April 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – April 11, 2014 BTI Systems | ConteXtream | Guavus | Huawei | OpenDaylight...
Source: SDNCentral

 

11 April 2014Network Functions Virtualization, Has Great Promise and Many Unanswered Questions NFV Pulling IT Vendors into the Telecom Equipment Market...
Source: Dell'Oro Group

 

11 April 2014BT to provide high performance, more secure connectivity to Microsoft Azure BT and Microsoft announced today a global agreement...
Source: BT

 

10 April 2014Verizon Launches Secure Cloud Interconnect Service enabling its enterprise customers to use a Private IP service at up to 10 Gbps to connect to multiple cloud services...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

9 April 2014Open Networking Foundation Announces SDN Solutions Showcase at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress The ONF SDN Solutions Showcase provides a great opportunity to highlight real-world use cases, based on current and emerging products, that we believe many network operators will relate to...
Source: Open Networking Foundation

 

7 April 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – April 4, 2014 CloudEthernet Forum | Softbank | Extreme | Adara | Aricent | Supermicro | Huawei | Ixia | Cavium | OpenDaylight...
Source: SDNCentral

 

3 April 2014Interop: What's Driving SDN Today? OpenFlow still tops the list for deployment options but that could be changing...
Source: Enterprise Networking Planet

 

2 April 2014SDN and NFV moving from lab to field trials; Operators name top NFV use case Many carriers are in the process of moving from SDN/NFV proof-of-concept projects to working with vendors...
Source: Infonetics Research

 

2 April 2014Interop Roundup: Mixing SDN and IT Here's a shock: Interop Las Vegas is full of SDN chatter...
Source: SDNCentral

 

31 March 2014Spotlighting the Vision for the User-Defined Network Cloud I had the opportunity to deliver a keynote to nearly 2,000 tech innovators...
Source: AT&T

 

31 March 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – March 28, 2014 Google | AWS | Cisco | Cumulus | OCP | 6WIND | Arista | Terremark | Spherix | Cyan | Linux...
Source: SDNCentral

 

28 March 2014New Microsoft CEO makes his first public appearance – dressed as Steve Jobs "Telling" is probably the word to describe Mr. Nadella's choice of clothing for his first public appearance as bossman...
Source: Telecom TV

 

27 March 2014The Rise of Virtual EPC Network functions virtualization (NFV) is now one the most critical initiatives in telecom networking...
Source: Heavy Reading

 

27 March 2014Telefónica Looks to SDN for Network Flexibility Telefónica has launched a series of pilot programs to implement SDN across its network and is working with a number of vendors...
Source: Light Reading

 

23 March 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – March 21, 2014 A10 | Huawei | Telefonica | Silver Peak | Anuta | Juniper | Box | Pertino | Alcatel-Lucent | Edgeware...
Source: SDNCentral

 

20 March 2014ONF and ETSI Collaborate on SDN + NFV ETSI and ONF have maintained a strong working relationship since ETSI's unveiling of the NFV Industry Specification Group (ISG) in 2012...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

17 March 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – March 14, 2014 Intel | Coriant | Huawei | MRV | Incapsula...
Source: SDNCentral

 

11 March 2014BT & Telefónica Voice Disappointment in Packet-Optical SDN BT and a Telefónica representative expressed similar views during a panel Monday morning at the Optical Society of America (OSA) Executive Forum...
Source: SDNCentral

 

7 March 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – March 7, 2014 Infonetics | Qosmos | Infinera | Pluribus | Freescale | NTT | Coho | CPlane | Netronome...
Source: SDNCentral

 

7 March 2014ONS Closing Panel: SDN Needs a Real-World Touch Sen and other panelists were optimistic about SDN's prospects during the next 12 months. None of them were arguing that SDN is experiencing setbacks...
Source: SDNCentral

 

6 March 2014Goldman-Sachs, Cisco, Microsoft show off their software-defined, virtualized infrastructure It was a good week for seeing software-defined and virtualized IT infrastructure in action...
Source: FierceEnterpriseCommunications

 

5 March 2014ONS 2014 Google Keynote: Software Defined Network Virtualization at Scale Google's Cloud Platform is enabled by its "Andromeda Network Virtualization" platform -- a SDN framework extending across the entire hardware/software stack...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

5 March 2014AT&T's John Donovan Is Serious About This Domain 2.0 Thing Now we know: The secret is to get John Donovan off the teleprompter...
Source: SDNCentral

 

5 March 2014AT&T lays out 'radical' network changes with SDN In a forceful statement of direction, Donovan gave more details about AT&T's move to open up its network to new ideas and small vendors...
Source: PCWorld

 

4 March 2014AT&T's Kris Rinne explains how 'User-Defined Network Cloud' will change carrier's network architecture AT&T said the network cloud effort would allow it to use Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networks (SDN)...
Source: FierceWirelessTech

 

4 March 2014SDN is leading carrier router/switch market into a period of hesitation Major change is in the air as carriers of all sizes proceed cautiously with router and switch spending, in part because they are trialling SDN...
Source: Infonetics Research

 

2 March 2014AT&T's NFV/SDN strategy will oversee rapid innovation, claims VP AT&T has a top-down focus on the need to move and act fast... to innovate...
Source: Telecom TV

 

2 March 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – February 28, 2014 Telefónica | VMware | Napatech | VSS Monitoring | Tilera | A3Cube | Radware | Cumulus | Riverbed...
Source: SDNCentral

 

27 February 2014NGMN Kickstarts 5G Initiative What followed was certainly not a case of hype, in fact there was a tangible sense of frustration among those gathered...
Source: Light Reading

 

27 February 2014CenturyLink's OSS build sets stage for software-defined networking ecosystem Being a traditional ILEC, CenturyLink knew it had to take a radical approach to enable new software-driven functions for its customers...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

26 February 2014Reality sets in as operators get ready for decade-long transition to SDN, NFV The consensus appears to be while SDN and NFV is coming, this year will very much be the time of live testing and further trials...
Source: Mobile Europe

 

26 February 2014AT&T invests $300M in its solution providers effort, drives more API development It builds on the Partner Exchange program it created last February that allows solution providers to sell AT&T's suite of IP-based services...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

25 February 2014MWC2014: Telco chiefs come together on collaboration The optimism angle is somewhat striking, if only because it marks a stark contrast to the past few MWC events...
Source: TelecomAsia.net

 

24 February 2014AT&T Introduces the "User-Defined Network Cloud": A Vision for the Network of the Future Supported by its Domain 2.0 supplier program, AT&T is putting customers at the center of the network with a modern, cloud-based architecture that is a global first at this scale...
Source: AT&T

 

24 February 2014MWC 2014: Deutsche Telekom drives invisible IP-revolution Deutsche Telekom has set itself the goal of having around 8 million IP-based lines across its footprint in Europe by the end of 2014...
Source: Deutsche Telekom

 

24 February 2014Telefónica unveils end-to-end Network Virtualisation project Enrique Blanco was interviewed at Telefonica's headquarters in Madrid, Spain, in February...
Source: Telecom TV

 

24 February 2014PwC: SDN to Drive Mergers and Acquisitions PwC acquisitions and deals report identifies commoditization, convergence as deal influencers in 2014...
Source: Enterprise Networking Planet

 

24 February 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – February 21, 2014 Big Switch | Ixia | Qosmos | Mellanox | Accedian | Cyan | Radisys...
Source: SDNCentral

 

24 February 2014Telefónica Unveils Aggressive NFV Plans The operator is calling its initiative UNICA and will begin as soon as June 2014...
Source: Light Reading

 

22 February 2014NFV Insider's Perspective, Part 4: NFV One Year Later ETSI members and delegates descended upon one of the oldest, and southernmost large cities in Europe – Malaga, Spain for NFV#5...
Source: SDNCentral

 

18 February 2014SDN Planning Under Way, Survey Finds An Enterprise Strategy Group poll of IT networking pros indicates that many are eying a shift to software-defined networking...
Source: Network Computing

 

16 February 2014'Valentine's Day Draft' Seeks a Virtual Network Group Hug "This'll be a big deal once people figure out what's happening," Casado says. "It had to happen...
Source: SDNCentral

 

16 February 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – February 14, 2014 Oracle | Microsoft | Cisco | Guavus | Midokura | Pertino...
Source: SDNCentral

 

14 February 2014Use Case of Service Chaining Approved as a Proof of Concept by ETSI Applying Service Chaining Method to Multivendor Environments...
Source: NTT

 

14 February 2014EU publishes first connected car technical standards European standards groups CEN and ETSI have released the first set of basic standards for vehicles made by different manufacturers...
Source: Telecompaper

 

13 February 2014How Do You Get to SDN From Here? The working group specifically chose three deployments in different parts of the network...
Source: Light Reading

 

12 February 20142013 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD Aggressive service pricing intensifies in metro markets and Cable MSOs gain ground...
Source: Vertical Systems Group

 

10 February 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – February 7, 2014 Here's a glance at the past week's news in software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and related areas....
Source: SDNCentral

 

7 February 2014What's Next for OpenDaylight SDN? Helium OpenDaylight technical committee talks about what's likely to be included in the second major release of the OpenDaylight open source SDN platform...
Source: Enterprise Networking Planet

 

6 February 2014Bitcoin Miners Building 10 Megawatt Data Center in Sweden Facebook has new neighbors in Sweden, and they're building Bitcoin's version of the Death Star – a 10 megawatt data center filled with high-powered computers mining for cryptocurrency...
Source: Data Centre Knowledge

 

6 February 2014OpenDaylight Keynote: Neela Jacques, Executive Director Code is truly the coin of the realm. Debates happen, but at the end of the day he who is willing to produce code "wins."...
Source: SDNCentral

 

5 February 2014OpenDaylight Project Delivers Hydrogen Sourcecode for SDN Three versions of Hydrogen are available...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

3 February 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – January 31, 2014 Is IBM's SDN Worth $1B? | VMware Adds NSX Customers | Mellanox Opens Up | ONF Conformance Testing Reaches Criterion | Internet2 Goes on Tour...
Source: SDNCentral

 

31 January 2014Mobile Backhaul Equipment Market to Reach $8 Billion by 2018 Mobile backhaul is a critical contributor to carrier microwave, routing and switching growth over the next five years...
Source: Dell'Oro Group

 

30 January 2014Who's Writing Linux? Corporations are paying for the world's most famous free operating system...
Source: IEEE Spectrum

 

29 January 2014ONF Cuts Startups a Break The Open Networking Foundation announced Tuesday that it's letting startups join the organization for just $1,000 per year...
Source: SDNCentral

 

25 January 2014Secret Google lab 'rewards staff for failure' Google X – or Google [x] as the internet search company would have it – is what it calls its "moonshot factory", where inventors and engineers are encouraged to collaborate on audacious ideas....
Source: BBC

 

24 January 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – January 24, 2014 ONF Goes Wireless | EMC Still Likes VMware | Pluribus Crosses the Pond | And Furthermore...
Source: SDNCentral

 

24 January 2014Microwave Transmission Equipment Market to Reach $4.5 Billion by 2018 Packet Microwave Revenue to Grow at Average Annual Rate of Six Percent...
Source: Dell'Oro Group

 

24 January 20146 Degrees of Separation: SPs Define 'Open' With the potential impact of SDN and NFV now influencing decision-making processes at every major carrier in the world, never has it been more important...
Source: Light Reading

 

23 January 2014Telstra Global launches new MPLS PoPs in Europe and America Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris are key business hubs and the launch of PoPs in these cities brings our total on-net presence to 6 in the European region...
Source: Telstra Global

 

23 January 2014Tata Communications Completes 100G Upgrades to Pacific Cables - which is the longest segment in route km and believed to be the highest capacity subsea cables deployed in the Pacific...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

17 January 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – January 17, 2014 Here's a glance at the past week's news in software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and related areas....
Source: SDNCentral

 

13 January 2014SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – January 10, 2014 Here's our weekly look at various goings-on in software defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and related areas...
Source: SDNCentral

 

7 January 2014AT&T unveils sponsored data service U.S. telco to let individual Websites take cost of accessing their services away from end users...
Source: Total Telecom

 

5 January 2014Top SDN and NFV News Stories of 2013 To say it's been a big year for SDN would be beyond an understatement. And yet, 2013 felt like a year of heavy-duty stage-setting...
Source: SDNCentral