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February 20, 2018
Verizon is using technology from Mist to anchor a managed SD-WLAN service in an effort to extend its service footprint to customers' WLANs.
May 11, 2017
Verizon's latest customer premise equipment is meant to simplify deployment of virtual network functions. The new Verizon CPE was introduced this week at the OpenStack Summit.
February 10, 2017
In UC news, a vendor survey finds organizations are ramping up adoption of UC cloud services, while enterprise mobile apps fail to live up to user expectations for ease of use.
September 20, 2016
A recent survey by IHS Markit finds that a majority of service providers are implementing SDN with an eye toward developing new managed services like SD-WAN.
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Managed network services are networking applications, functions and services that enterprises outsource to be remotely operated, monitored and maintained by a managed service provider (MSP). Continue Reading
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Virtual customer premises equipment (also referred to as vCPE or cloud CPE) are enterprise network services delivered through software. While providers must manually deploy traditional, physical CPE devices onsite, they can provision and manage vCPE... Continue Reading
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SD-WAN offers promising benefits, like the ability to use multiple ISP links. But managing those links can prove challenging. That's where SD-WAN managed services can help. Continue Reading
When contemplating SD-WAN managed services offerings, organizations should ask questions about network security, infrastructure compatibility and bandwidth requirements.” Continue Reading
Virtual routers work well in some parts of carrier networks, but not everywhere. Now, mobile, cloud and SDN offer evolving uses for virtual routing. Continue Reading
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Virtualization broke many traditional management models. Cloud providers deploying virtual network services should understand the consequences. Continue Reading
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
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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
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
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