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July 12, 2018 BLog List Date Underline

NFV Drama We Weren't Expecting

by Brian Gregory

According to a recent report: SDN, NFV & Network Virtualization Ecosystem 2017-2030, service providers – both mobile and fixed-line – have made significant investments in software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) across a number of use cases, including the ever-popular software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN). The advantages of the technologies are known to aid the explosive growth of mobile traffic, but can also reduce the CapEx and OpEx burden by relieving service providers of their dependence on costly proprietary hardware platforms.

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June 12, 2018 BLog List Date Underline

Matchmaking 101: Enterprises Should Look at the Coupling of 5G and NFV

by Chris Kolstad

Like in many marriages today (more so than the way things were in the past), you have two entities with most likely significantly different backgrounds, tastes, perspectives, etc. Although ‘interfacing’ or ‘coupling’ the two disparate entities is not always a perfectly smooth initiative, the results of the newly combined couple can produce outstanding results. The same can be said about innovative combinations in technology.Read the Blog: How Will SDN and NFV Change Your Network?

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September 07, 2017 BLog List Date Underline

It's Time to Bridge Gaps as NFV Takes Off

by Chris Kolstad

“The way in which network services are delivered is going through an unprecedented shift — the biggest we’ve seen since the broad adoption of MPLS,” - Shawn Hakl, Vice President of Networking and Innovation at Verizon.

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September 05, 2017 BLog List Date Underline

NFV vs. SDN: What Are the Major Differences?

by Chris Wortt

You'd be forgiven for thinking that SDN and Network Virtualization are just two different names for the same basic process. Both terminologies describe a process whereby physical appliances — wires, switches, and routers — are turned into abstractions, made of and controlled by software.

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August 29, 2017 BLog List Date Underline

4 Tactics to Cross the Road in Telecom Frogger

by Chris Kolstad

IBM released its first PC, Ronald Reagan became president, and Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off of a dove. But the most significant event of 1981 had to be Konami releasing the arcade game, Frogger. Generations have played incarnations of the classic from the golden age of video arcade games.

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August 22, 2017 BLog List Date Underline

Expect These Realities When Moving RTC to the Cloud

by Brian Gregory

So you’re a service provider considering moving real time communications (RTC) to the cloud? You aren’t alone, and for good reason. The cloud can offer better performance, is naturally resilient, secure, has more features, and offers insights. Even with all of those benefits motivating you to make the switch, you are probably wrestling with scary stories that have negated those very points.

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