|Posted on 9 November, 2014 at 1:20|
Strong Internet traffic growth and capacity challenges and growing customer service expectations and uncertainty in future service mix, as well as growing application assured service expectations drive the steady Rise of SDN & NFV.
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|Posted on 8 November, 2014 at 4:15|
Just like the transition of Enterprise IT systems to Cloud Computing, so the trend towards Network Virtualisation and programmable networks is heating up and unstoppable.
Industry Momentum Building Fast
Judging by the attendee numbers at this year’s SDN & OpenFlow World Congress, in Düsseldorf last month, the industry momentum is buildin...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 25 October, 2014 at 4:30|
There are a few major shifts or points of inflection in the history of ICT and telecommunications networks. The clear message coming from major players at the Broadband World Forum is that the coming move towards programmable networks, ie SDN and NFV is such a point of Inflection leading to major network and industry shifts.
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|Posted on 24 October, 2014 at 9:15|
At the annual Broadband World Forum (BBWF) in Amsterdam, where the global Telecom Technology Executives meet, NFV and Network Virtualisation are in the Limelight. This year BBWF hosts a number of live NFV POC demos. Blue Ocean Networks contributed to a panel session on "Tackling Deployment Challenges for NFV"
Though NFV has been launched just two years ago, in October 2012, by a small band of 13 global Tier 1 operators, it has made significant strides. The E...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 24 October, 2014 at 9:00|
Key NFV Take-Away Points from the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014 in Düsseldorf were:
- Openness is essential for successful NFV. Openness means there can not be a vendor lock-in
- Performance and carrier grade SLAs are vital. This is evidenced by the large number of ETSI POCs. Many are testing out use cases and performance points. Performance in a carrier NFV deployment is different to Cloud. NFV is not just another Cloud Data Centre, it means in-line process...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 18 August, 2014 at 21:45|
Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) are about to re-energise the telco market space and create a ‘Blue Ocean’ business environment and huge opportunities for service providers not seen since the start of the explosive growth of the Internet.
These are some of the conclusions highlighted at the recent Software Telco Congress – the SDN & NFV event in Las Vegas. htt...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 23 July, 2014 at 3:05|
Virtual home gateway capability based on SDN and NFV provides the broadband subscriber with greater control and a potentially vast new range of services by being able to directly link into network based cloud services.
|Posted on 22 July, 2014 at 3:25|
TWC offers Gigabit Cable Network Plan for Los Angeles delivered in 2016
Time Warner Cable (TWC) who operate the existing cable network cross Los Angeles and neighboring counties are proposing to offer a Gigabit service over their existing Hybrid Fibre Coax network in LA with an upgrade to the new DOCS...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 20 July, 2014 at 19:40|
According to Infonetics Research the cumulative value of the Telecom and Datacom equipment and software market over 5 years to 2018 will exceed USD 1 Trillion. Half the total spend will be with the five largest vendors: Cisco, Huawei, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent and ZTE. (source: Infonetics Research)
The global telecom and datacom equipment and software market reached USD 183 Million in 2013 and will continue to grow steadily with the industry move towards SDN and NFV technologies.Read Full Post »
|Posted on 16 July, 2014 at 22:40|
It’s late Spring and Japan is emerging from the beauty of the Cherry Blossom (Sakura) season, in Hong Kong and China teams are frantically preparing themselves for the upcoming dragon boat races. There is a lot of cultural beauty on display in these parts of Asia as they celebrate their festive seasons.
Unbeknown to most, other preparations are also frantically gathering pace to deliver proof points for some rather significant brea...Read Full Post »