CHANNEL123 Current News - 2016

 

 3 May 2016 Coming to Terms With OpenStack Despite a well deserved reputation for being challenging to implement, enthusiasm for running all kinds of application workloads...
Source: SDxCentral

 

29 April 2016Claude Shannon: Tinkerer, Prankster, and Father of Information Theory A profile of Shannon reveals the many facets of his life and work...
Source: IEEE Spectrum

 

29 April 2016NFV World Congress: NFV Progress And Standards San Jose – modernize network operations, speed delivery of revenue-producing applications. A forum to discuss NFV standards and orchestration challenges, role of OpenStack in NFV...
Source: Network Computing

 

29 April 2016Verizon Deploys Open Stack NFV in 5 Data Centers Created a production design based on a core and pod architecture that provides hyperscale capabilities...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

29 April 2016Think SDN & OpenStack Can't Scale Massively? Wanna Bet? The first two applications went live last week, and the next 200 will migrate during the next year-and-a-half...
Source: SDxCentral

 

28 April 2016Verizon completes NFV OpenStack cloud deployment OpenStack cloud deployment across five US data centres...
Source: TelecomTV

 

28 April 2016AT&T's Saxena Details OpenStack Implementation in Network AT&T has provided a glimpse into its efforts to virtualize and cloud-enable 75 percent of its network services by 2020...
Source: SDxCentral

 

28 April 2016AT&T Uses vEPC to Fuel European IoT Business That IoT traffic is primarily from General Motor's OnStar service, which AT&T powers in select European countries....
Source: SDxCentral

 

28 April 2016Your Phone Costs Energy – Even Before You Turn It On New cars thus weighed more than 180 times as much as all portable electronics, but required only seven times as much energy to make....
Source: IEEE Spectrum

 

27 April 2016OpenStack Summit is all about Giving Cloud Computing Back to the People The theme of disruption ran through all the keynote talks Monday...
Source: The Newstack

 

27 April 2016Verizon Likes Pod Architecture for Data Centers Verizon today named the three vendors it worked with to create its OpenStack-based telco cloud...
Source: SDxCentral

 

27 April 2016TIA's NFV Security Group Reflects Carriers' Unease With Open Source SAN JOSE, Calif. – The TIA has started a working group to study security for NFV...
Source: SDNCentral

 

27 April 2016AT&T Integrated Cloud to Include 105 Data Centers by Year's End "Compilation of elements that creates data centers in different sizes that we can deploy anywhere...
Source: SDxCentral

 

27 April 2016Verizon Publishes an SDN/NFV Reference Architecture "Multiple vendors have helped us put this together. It took us multiple months, internally. We have an architecture council...
Source: SDxCentral

 

27 April 2016Carriers Creep to Virtual Networks Paving a path for accelerators to get the high performance and low latency they need...
Source: EE Times

 

22 April 2016How NFV got XO to embrace DevOps XO found that NFV meant, not only changing the network, but also changing the way the service provider works with vendors...
Source: SDxCentral

 

22 April 2016Google expects its Cloud vEPC to scale for billions of users Google is now delivering Wi-Fi access in Indian railway stations using a virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) running in its cloud infrastructure...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

22 April 2016DC/OS Open Source project gets underway 100 percent open source DC/OS offers powerful capabilities for container operations at scale and single-click, app-store-like installation of 20+ complex distributed systems...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

22 April 2016Google Uses vEPC to Deliver WiFi to Train Stations in India Layer123 NFV World Congress, Geng Lin, Google Access, using a Google Cloud-based EPC to power WiFi service to scale up for hundreds of millions of WiFi users...
Source: SDxCentral

 

22 April 2016NTT Docomo Plans to Virtualize 75% of its Network NFV Congress, San Jose, NTT Docomo intends to virtualize 75 percent of its network by 2020, which mirrors AT&T's announced virtualization goal...
Source: SDxCentral

 

22 April 2016Verizon: Virtualization Is Laying the Ground Work for 5G "Change is expected to be in real-time so customers can get the benefits the fastest"...
Source: SDxCentral

 

22 April 2016CableLabs Sets Up NFV Interop Lab NFV World Congress San Jose – CableLabs CEO Phil McKinney announced the opening SDN/NFV interoperability laboratory open to all network operators and equipment vendors...
Source: Light Reading

 

21 April 2016CableLabs' Kyrio Launches SDN Interoperability Lab Announced at the NFV World Congress held here today – will be open to hardware vendors, software vendors, and all NFV/SDN ecosystem partners...
Source: SDxCentral

 

21 April 2016AT&T Is Giving the P4 Language a Whirl The work mentioned at NFV World Congress by Ken Duell, AT&T's assistant vice president of development/engineering for the packet-optical network...
Source: SDxCentral

 

14 April 2016New ETSI Open Source NFV group sets out roadmap ETSI OSM will launch Release 0, integrating and documenting the code base from Telefonica, RIFT.io, Canonical and others, with new OSM releases to follow every six months....
Source: Telecompaper

 

8 April 2016OpenStack Mitaka: Telco NFV, 'Intent,' & Neutron A change for OpenStack has been the involvement of telecom operators. AT&T has made the most noise about open source, but "Verizon is another example,"...
Source: SDxCentral

 

24 March 2016Profile: Andy Grove Andrew S. Grove 1936 – 2016...
Source: IEEE Spectrum

 

24 March 2016Go on a Virtual 360-Degree Google Data Center Tour Launched a 360-degree video tour of one of its data centers...
Source: Data Centre Knowledge

 

21 March 2016China Mobile now has 1.1M base stations & > 300M 4G customers Operating revenue or RMB668.3 billion , up by 2.6%; of which, revenue from telecommunications services was RMB584.1 billion, down by 1.3%...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

21 March 2016Japan's O Three project touts SDN milestones Technology – a common control framework, integrated control of multiple layers and domains, developing virtualization-compatible SDN nodes...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

20 March 2016Google Highlights its Software-based "Maglev" Load Balancers Used to ensure consistent performance for the Google Compute Engine...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

18 March 2016With Open-O, China Tries Its Hand at Open Source Multiple open source efforts around network functions virtualization (NFV) MANO have sprung up during the past year...
Source: SDxCentral

 

18 March 2016The top 14 new open source projects Each year, Black Duck reviews the world of open source...
Source: Network World

 

16 March 2016OFC 2016: a sample of the technical paper highlights Optical transmission technologies, Flexible Ethernet, software-defined networking, CFP2-ACOs and silicon photonics...
Source: Gazettabyte

 

16 March 2016AT&T's ECOMP is its next big thing Aims to increase its NFV rollout to 30% of network functions...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

15 March 2016Deutsche Telekom takes aim at AWS with launch of new public cloud service Public cloud IT resources and rigorous German data protection...
Source: TelecomTV

 

14 March 2016Smart CPE R&D for Highly Intelligent Enterprise Networks This solution makes it possible to construct optimal customer ICT environments and to meet individual needs...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

14 March 2016SDN Software Switch Lagopus and NFV Service Orchestrator vConductor for developing SDN/NFV Lagopus corresponds to OpenFlow 1.3, and vConductor based on global standard techniques...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

14 March 2016New Generation Network Platform and Attractive Network Services Including software-defined networking and network functions virtualization, a remote collaboration platform, and a distributed data analysis scheme...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

11 March 2016Highlights from this week's OCP Summit in San Jose, California Ambitions include switching, storage, silicon photonics, a telemetry framework, an open-source analytics platform, domain of solutions adapted for operators...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

11 March 2016Orange Plots Wider Rollout of NFV for SMEs Taking advantage of SDN NFV technologies let customers set up and manage an IP-VPN, as well as firewalls, web content filtering and other services, using a self-care portal...
Source: Light Reading

 

11 March 2016DT: We Need SDN, NFV to Battle Web Giants Reasons for adopting software and virtualization technologies is to fight webscale companies in the market for digital services...
Source: Light Reading

 

8 March 2016Silicon photonics adds off-chip comms to a RISC-V processor Able to communicate with the external world using something other than electronics," says Vladimir Stojanovic...
Source: Gazettabyte

 

8 March 2016Bank of America is on a journey to embrace a software-defined infrastructure Transitioning to a shared virtualized computing platform not only drove savings in the IT organization, but net profit for the bank....
Source: Network World

 

4 March 2016Telefónica CTO: It's Time for Unica Phase II Unica project, the end of the HPE prime contractor engagement marked end of Phase 1, while the recently formed close relationship with Ericsson is the start of Phase 2....
Source: Light Reading

 

3 March 2016NTT Combines SDN & Data Centers for Cloud Offering Cloud offering combines its global network, data center and co-location facilities, and SDN to pull all the pieces together...
Source: SDxCentral

 

1 March 2016KT, DOCOMO, SKT and Verizon team up for 5G trial specs Focusing on technical fundamentals of 5G radio interface trial activities...
Source: TelecomAsia.net

 

1 March 2016ETSI CTO cautious on operators' ambitious 5G launch dates Market conditions and commercial factors will be the key deciding factors in the launch of commercial 5G networks and services rather than regional concerns...
Source: FierceWireless Europe

 

1 March 2016Deutsche Telekom exceeds its 2015 financial targets The German-headquartered operator today announced that it generated EBITDA of €19.4 billion ($21.3 billion) in 2015...
Source: FierceWireless Europe

 

25 February 20162016 NFV Technology Survey For Mega-Report is Here Changing the way digital services are built/launched, enabling NWfunctions to be installed, delivered on standardized commodity hardware platforms...
Source: SDxCentral

 

25 February 2016Network Functions Virtualization Orchestration Vendors Readying for Prime Time Big revenue opportunities NFV service providers who want prime vendor to put together multi-vendor software, hardware, partners and services...
Source: IHS

 

23 February 2016OPEN-O Focused on Orchestrating SDN & NFV The OPEN-Orchestrator Project (OPEN-O) joins the Open Source MANO Community (OSM) group which made its debut...
Source: Light Reading

 

22 February 2016Tencent Ups SDN Ante, Joins OpenDaylight Provides variety of services for millions users, including QQ, Weixin/WeChat, Qzone social networking, gaming, information and video, looking to SDN for scalability...
Source: Light Reading

 

22 February 2016An Open Source Group Emerges to Lead the MANO Charge The Open Source MANO (OSM) community launched today at Mobile World Congress...
Source: SDxCentral

 

22 February 2016Open Connectivity Foundation forms for IoT interoperability Via cross-industry collaboration, the OCF said it wants to help unlock the massive opportunity of the future global IoT segment...
Source: Telecompaper

 

22 February 2016Facebook, Nokia, Intel form Telecom Infra Project TIP members will work together to contribute designs in three areas – access, backhaul, and core and management...
Source: Telecompaper

 

22 February 2016New ETSI group develops Open Source for NFV The new group, ETSI OSM, will deliver an Open Source software for Management and Orchestration (MANO) stack for NFV...
Source: ETSI

 

16 February 2016Battle of Equals between NTT Laboratories and NTT Business Companies via OpenStack OpenStack has been attracting attention as open source software for integrated management of IaaS...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

15 February 2016NFV Industry is Progressing and Several Use Cases Emerging for 2016 Dell'Oro, report, expanded the firm's coverage of NFV additional forecasts and qualitative assessments...
Source: Dell'Oro Group

 

15 February 2016The chips are down for Moore's law The semiconductor industry will soon abandon its pursuit of Moore's law. Now things could get a lot more interesting...
Source: Nature

 

12 February 2016AT&T Lights Fire Under 5G, Plans 2016 Trials 5G standards not expected until 2018 at the earliest, but AT&T says it will conduct trials in a way that allows it "pivot" to those standards once they have been set...
Source: Light Reading

 

12 February 2016NTT Develops Flexible Access System Architecture with Virtualized OLTs Generic OLT hardware allowing modularized software components to run for specific functions – bandwidth control, OAM, multicast, and future services...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

12 February 2016BT, Orange, AT&T, and Singtel lead way for next-gen services: report Demonstrated strong regional network presence, diverse portfolio public, private, and hybrid cloud services, comprehensive suite managed services offerings...
Source: TelecomAsia.net

 

10 February 2016Overview of Network Synchronization Technology Standardization in ITU-T Network synchronization technologies are fundamental to telecommunications network services...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

9 February 2016Demand for Bandwidth Remains Strong Demand for bandwidth remains strong and the proliferation of connected devices continues...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

7 February 2016LinkedIn Develops its own Data Center Switch The new switch, dubbed "Pigeon", is a 3.2 Tbps switching platform that can be used as a leaf or spine switch...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

3 February 2016Comcast rolls out DOCSIS 3.1-powered gigabit network Internet service in Atlanta and Nashville, with deployment in Chicago, Detroit and Miami coming in the second half of the year...
Source: FierceCable

 

3 February 2016Equinix Looks to Future-Proof Network Through Open Computing We feel OCP is creating the platform for the next generation of interconnection that really takes the friction out...
Source: Light Reading

 

1 February 2016HKNet adds NFV to vIP-Net Internet service HKNet will offer NFV as a value-added service...
Source: TelecomAsia.net

 

1 February 2016BT completes EE acquisition Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges has joined its board. Quad-play provider with Deutsche Telekom and Orange among its shareholders...
Source: Total Telecom

 

28 January 2016Equinix, AT&T, Verizon Join Facebook's Open Source Data Center Project Facebook claims to have saved billions by designing its own custom IT hardware...
Source: Data Centre Knowledge

 

27 January 2016ETSI looks beyond TCP/IP with Next Generation Protocol group With TCP/IP, nobody knows you're a dog...
Source: TelecomTV

 

23 January 2016Bitcoin Needs (Gasp!) Formal Governance On Friday developer Mike Hearn publicly declared the Bitcoin project a failure...
Source: IEEE Spectrum

 

21 January 2016Openstack Foundation charts NFV adoption by telecos NFV is changing the networking landscape offering telecom providers a way to diminish reliance on expensive, proprietary hardware. NFV dramatically increases the speed...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

19 January 20164 Carriers Create NFV MANO Open Source Groups China Mobile, Tata, NTT, Telefónica are creating open source groups to work on their own versions of management and orchestration within ETSI's NFV framework...
Source: SDxCentral

 

19 January 2016Telstra unveils new software-defined networking services PEN Exchange lets customers identify and connect network circuits on-demand with other PEN customers...
Source: ARN

 

16 January 2016Inside the vault: A rare glimpse of NASA's otherworldly treasures The campus of Johnson Space Center lacks the Tower of London's majesty and history...
Source: Ars Technica

 

15 January 2016ETSI Seeks Harmonization of NFV Information Modelling across Standards Bodies and Open Source First multi-organization workshop bringing the NFV community together...
Source: ETSI

 

14 January 2016China Telecom, Unicom forge broad partnership Resource sharing agreement aiming to improve operational efficiency, including sharing 4G base stations...
Source: Telecom Asia

 

13 January 2016R&D Trends in Convergence of Photonic and Electronic Hardware for Network Innovation Network traffic will continue to increase exponentially as we get closer to deploying fifth generation mobile networks...
Source: NTT

 

7 January 2016AT&T makes a push for Open Software, Big Data, Connected Health AT&T aims to have 50% of the software running its systems based on open source code...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

4 January 2016NFV: Not Ready for Prime Time but Working on It DT is transitioning its European network to all-IP, laying the groundwork for NFV, and Telefónica is implementing its Unica project, a network makeover centered on NFV...
Source: SDxCentral