Cloud and Managed Network Services News
July 01, 2015
UC services, projects and planned investments rank in the middle of the pack among IT pros' networking goals in a recent TechTarget survey.
May 19, 2015
Verizon is partnering with start-up Viptela to provide hybrid WAN services to select enterprises, executives reveal at ONUG conference.
February 12, 2015
In telecom news, service providers are making the move to hybrid cloud as a service offerings, while Verizon tries to blame net neutrality for the sale of some of its wireline operations.
November 05, 2014
In telecom news, Cisco and other vendors advocate for 2.5 GbE and 5 GbE advancements while Verizon's enterprise cloud report shows a shift in who is spending money on cloud services.
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OpenStack Neutron provides a consistent set of network services for use by other elements, such as VMs, systems management modules and other networks. Continue Reading
Virtualization broke many traditional management models. Cloud providers deploying virtual network services should understand the consequences. Continue Reading
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SDN engineer Darien Hirotsu explains how SDN can help solve the challenges presented by east-west traffic flow in the data center. Continue Reading
OpenStack Heat -- an orchestration project -- uses SDN to launch applications in the cloud. It's one step closer to mainstream SDN, but we're not there yet. Continue Reading
OpenStack's public cloud platform may be the way to go for telecom providers looking to enter the cloud, eNovance executives explain. Continue Reading
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With carrier cloud services, telcos can differentiate with their networks. Whether enterprises care remains to be seen. Continue Reading
As IaaS prices continue to fall and dilute already thin margins, IaaS providers must reposition their offering as a cloud services building block. Continue Reading
Avaya is trying to shed its image of being unfriendly to the channel. Following up a year of heavy recruiting of new partners, Avaya announced a new global partner program with simplified pricing, certification and training structure. It also opened... Continue Reading
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When it comes to cloud infrastructure, should providers include IPv6 readiness when designing their infrastructure strategies? Is OpenStack needed for an IPv6 deployment? Expert Ciprian Popoviciu explains. Continue Reading
The key to successfully selling SaaS across all market segments is addressing the different operational requirements among various buyer groups. Continue Reading
In their rush to achieve FedRAMP authorization this year, cloud providers are making errors that lead to multiple rejections, says one FedRAMP 3PAO. Continue Reading