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Telecom Routing and Switching News
August 02, 2018
Kontron has bought open source networking company Inocybe. The specialty hardware maker is adding SDN software to its portfolio as telco customers buy more commodity systems.
April 19, 2016
Carrier adoption of software-based network functions will lead to better virtual CPE for enterprise branch networks.
February 26, 2016
Introduced at Mobile World Congress, the latest Cisco NFV technology is an all-in-one package of computing, storage and networking infrastructure.
November 17, 2015
Cisco has added support for open source tools Chef and Puppet in the IOS XR operating system for its NCS programmable routers.
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In telecom news, AT&T and ONOS Project held the first CORD proof-of-concept demo at Open Networking Summit, while Los Angeles may deploy municipal Wi-Fi. Continue Reading
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Brocade makes generally available an OpenDaylight SDN app that improves network performance through more efficient traffic flow. Continue Reading
Telecom networking expert Ivan Pepelnjak breaks down the speed, bandwidth and security benefits of moving from a simple cable Internet connection to an MPLS VPN or VPLS connection. Continue Reading
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