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July 23, 2014
This week in telecom news, Verizon said it successfully completed a 100G Ethernet trial while maintaining carrier-grade performance, and the House introduced a companion bill to the Senate's Wi-Fi spectrum access bill.
December 13, 2013
RiverMeadow has announced a new program for its cloud partners, arming providers with cloud migration technology and professional services.
November 26, 2013
Bluelock CTO Pat O'Day discusses what customers want from IaaS providers and which benefits of IaaS resonate the most with them.
November 20, 2013
With carrier cloud services, telcos can differentiate with their networks. Whether enterprises care remains to be seen.
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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
An emerging branch of the cloud ecosystem, the cloud exchange, has the potential to address many concerns about the cloud broker model. Continue Reading
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OpenStack's public cloud platform may be the way to go for telecom providers looking to enter the cloud, eNovance executives explain. Continue Reading
Cloud providers are the biggest consumers of Ethernet ports, but none are big enough to dictate their own cloud connectivity standards for global use. Continue Reading
With standalone cloud storage providers like Nirvanix failing, storage providers must expand their services to include backup, disaster recovery. Continue Reading
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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
Storage admins are giving up their dedicated network links for SAN replication, which means more work for the network engineer managing production wide-area networks. This consolidation reduces complexity and enables cloud computing, but it also ... 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