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SDN & NFV
Infinera and SIAE MICROELETTRONICA complete 500G single-wavelength connectivity trial
“Our joint solution brings a new level of dynamic network optimization to multi-domain, multi-layer, and multi-vendor networks."
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Edge Computing
VisioNet chooses Epsilon to accelerate how enterprises connect to the cloud
VisioNet can use the SDN platform to instantly access an interconnected mesh of over 200 data centers and directly connect to a growing ecosystem of CSPs and IXs on Epsilon’s Global Interconnect Fabric.
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Hybrid Cloud
Opinion: 5 steps to hybrid cloud efficiency
Digital Realty's Joseph Badaoui discusses the multi-cloud era and ive best practices to consider when planning hybrid cloud environments.
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SDN & NFV
Colt extends On Demand SDN to more global regions
The global telco has unveiled new high bandwidth solutions available for enterprise and service provider customers.
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Network Infrastructure
SolarWinds adds SDN monitoring support to network management portfolio
SolarWinds announced a broad refresh to its network management portfolio, as well as key enhancements to the Orion Platform. 
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SDN & NFV
Intent-based networking will "revolutionise the data centre"
“Given the excitement that Intent-Based Networking solutions provide and the traction they are getting I am very optimistic."
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Converged Infrastructure
Hyperconverged infrastructure: Don’t assume the network will just work
"The network has to scale and be resilient when it’s handling more traffic with different traffic patterns."
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Data Centre Operators
Epsilon & DCConnect partner to open up interconnectivity in China
A first for China, the integration will provide customers and partners with extended access to hundreds of data centers & cloud providers.
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Edge Computing
Telco Systems signs a joint development agreement with Arm
In coordination with Arm’s technical team, Telco Systems will lead a multiyear edge solutions development program.
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SDN & NFV
Thinking beyond the box: Why software-defined networks are the future
Enterprises are constantly under pressure to innovate, scale and deploy new services at speed all while trying to ensure costs remain low.
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Network Infrastructure
Ixia enables VMware NSX partners to accelerate certification of network products
The solution uses Ixia’s IxNetwork to enable network equipment manufacturer partners to self-certify their products.
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Managed Services
Shots fired: Cisco claims it has global data centre solution of choice
Cisco claims that to meet increasing cloud infrastructure demands, service providers are turning to its SDN solution.
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Network Infrastructure
Why Telstra’s decision to acquire VMtech makes sense
Cloud is a market worth over $180 billion, and it’s only going to grow – at 24% for annum to be exact.
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SD-WAN
Telstra using acquisition to augment SD-WAN security
Last year Telstra announced the acquisition of VMtech, with the company now detailing how it plans to use those technologies augment SD-WAN exposure.
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SD-WAN
How VMtech SD-WAN facilitates the next generation of work tools
VMtech aims to assist businesses and simplify their network architectures, directing traffic to the required platform via the most direct path.
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SDN & NFV
Huawei unveils an Intent-Driven CloudCampus solution
By leveraging telemetry technology, CampusInsight collects network and application data from network devices in real time and on demand.
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SDN & NFV
D-Link to offer SDN enabled switches for data centers
D-Link announced support for software-defined networking via a free upgrade.
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DevOps
NEC contributes to virtualized network ecosystem
NEC announced its membership to the OpenMSA community, an open source ecosystem launched by UBiqube for promoting virtualized network orchestration.
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SDN & NFV
An industry first report on 5G network slicing for smart grids
The initiative marks a new stage of cooperation between operators and China’s electric power industry.
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SDN & NFV
Epsilon establishes interconnect points at the ‘Continental Edge’
Epsilon provides access to an interconnected mesh of subsea cable providers, enabling connectivity between Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
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SDN & NFV
China Mobile teams up with Huawei to kick off next phase of cloud initiative
Huawei's CloudFabric solution has been deployed at more than 1,200 data centers in over 120 countries.
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Cybersecurity
Exclusive interview: AT&T on how they're making waves in A/NZ
AT&T managing director for A/NZ Martin Creighan gives us an update on their A/NZ progress and where they're making technology investments.
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SDN & NFV
Interoute wins Cloud Infrastructure Award for second year in a row
nteroute has come away from the World Communication Awards smiling after taking out the Cloud Infrastructure Award for the second year running.
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Cybersecurity
Verizon provides 7 trends driving IT transformation in 2018
​Already we’re breaking into November with December not far behind – where has the year gone? Verizon has provided key trends for the year ahead.