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Core and Access Networks News
December 13, 2017
With its latest release, the CORD project moves to become a primary infrastructure to support edge computing. Also, Juniper plans to move OpenContrail to The Linux Foundation.
November 29, 2017
The new ONAP architecture release offers a modular network automation platform for carriers and service providers. Also, MEF 3.0 shifts focus to global services.
November 14, 2017
Brooks Brothers, a VeloCloud SD-WAN and VMware customer, sees the VMware acquisition as a positive. But enterprises in mixed-vendor environments could face an important decision.
October 26, 2017
Singtel anchors its managed software-defined branch service with technology from Versa Networks; MegaPath looks to Fortinet to bolster security for its managed SD-WAN service.
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