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Transforming the Network with Network Functions Virtualization: 10 Recommendations for Service Providers
Wed, May 15, 2013 - In order to be successful in the fast paced Internet world, leading carriers must quickly introduce new services and reduce costs. Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is a new technology enabling communications service providers (CSPs) to transform their networks. The goal of NFV is to help providers realize the innovation and cost curves enjoyed by the IT community.
Wed, May 15, 2013 - VMware has partnered with Verizon to offer dual persona smartphones for Verizon enterprise customers. It's currently available on two Android-based phones, but more Android devices and iOS support are expected soon.
Thu, May 09, 2013 - While organizations have been hot to virtualize their machine operations, that zeal hasn't been transferred to their adoption of good security practices.
Wed, May 08, 2013 - The true value of software defined networking is how it will hasten network provisioning
Tue, May 07, 2013 - A common misconception in IT is that virtualization and enterprise-class disaster recovery just don't mix. Either you get the flexibility of the virtual data center or the robust capabilities and short recovery time objectives (RTOs) and recovery point objectives (RPOs) that come with great DR, but never both at the same time.
Tue, April 30, 2013 - A key requirement for the success of the nascent network functions virtualization (NFV) market is the emergence of an independent software community to drive innovation in telecom software. At the recent Open Networking Summit (ONS) event there was significant activity around NFV, including a number of smaller suppliers demonstrating products.
Tue, April 30, 2013 - Companies are turning to fault tolerant servers as a way to improve uptime without experiencing the downtime associated with high availability solutions. But fault tolerant technology may not be right for every enterprise.
Mon, April 29, 2013 - One upside to virtualization is that it puts more applications on fewer servers. One downside is that the availability of those servers become of greater importance.
Thu, April 25, 2013 - Moving virtual machines across different hypervisors is possible, still requires much manual intervention, a study found
Mon, April 15, 2013 - Work on the Xen hypervisor will continue as a Linux Foundation Creative Project
Mon, April 15, 2013 - Dell says it's hoping to move closer to the forefront of data center technology with the release today of a suite of new products designed for software-defined networking.
Mon, April 15, 2013 - Virtual Instruments, whose software and hardware is used to manage data center performance, plans to release the next edition of its VirtualWisdom software in the fourth quarter.
Mon, April 15, 2013 - Cisco last week extended its data center product line to support Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 hypervisor and VM management features to more tightly align their respective data center and cloud architectures for joint customers.
Wed, April 10, 2013 - The IT management suite, commonly known as MDOP, deepens its IT administration capabilities over Windows 8 PCs