NFV

Telcos ripping out boxes: AT&T’s SDN journey
US telco giant AT&T aims to move 75% of its network functions to software-defined networking by 2020 – a tough but worthwhile journey, it says. Benjamin Cher has the story.
2016 the Year of ‘softwarisation,’ and data for social good
2016 will be marked by smarter machines and customers as co-creators, as well as data for social good and ‘softwarisation,’ according to Telenor Group’s Research arm.
Economic slowdown = opportunity for Brocade
Brocade aims to grow its business in Malaysia by double-digits this financial year, believing it can only benefit from the current economic slowdown.
Gazing into the crystal ball: Networking in 2016
Silver Peak CEO David Hughes on what to expect on the networking front in 2016.
Ericsson appoints Eriksson head of strategy for SEA, Oceania
Ericsson has appointed Håkan Eriksson head of strategy for its South-East Asia and Oceania region, effective Jan 1, 2016.
Ruckus’ virtual data plane to help operators separate traffic
Ruckus Wireless Inc said it has begun shipping a new virtual data plane for WiFi that segregates data traffic from control traffic on large wireless networks.
SD-WAN: Threat or opportunity for telcos?
With most telcos continually looking to differentiate their business and provide value to their customer base, SD-WAN can be their new, differentiated solution, writes Doug Farndale of Silver Peak.
Germany’s FNT Software and Singapore’s Idea Device in regional pact
FNT Solutions Pte Ltd, a unit of German independent software company FNT GmbH, said it has tied up with Singapore-headquartered virtualisation and application-level automation software company Idea Device to collaborate across Asia.
Why the Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent mega-merger is significant
The telco world got a mild shock when news broke on April 15 that Finnish mobile equipment manufacturer Nokia Corp had agreed to buy Franco-American vendor Alcatel-Lucent SA in an all-stock deal valued at US$16.6 billion. Edwin Yapp breaks down the pros and cons of the deal
Deep tech, business roots help me run Juniper: Rami Rahim
Juniper Networks’ CEO Rami Rahim is a techie at heart, but how does a geek helm a billion-dollar multinational? Edwin Yapp speaks to both Rahim and the man who replaced him in his previous role.
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