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Verizon says SD-WAN, on-demand cloud services will give enterprises more control, agility

Verizon recently completed its implementation of Network Function Virtualization OpenStack cloud deployment across five of its U.S. data centers, a move that will serve two purposes: transforming its network architecture and laying the foundation for new enterprise services.

Viptela snags $75M in financing, dedicates funds SD-WAN R&D, customer demands

Viptela, a provider of SDN-WAN technology to large telcos like Verizon and Singtel, has raised $75 million in a Series C round of funding.

AT&T says SDN transition will enhance the diversity of its vendor relationships

AT&T has set an ambitious timeline to transform over 75 percent of its network to software by the year 2020 using SDN. But as it makes that transition, the telco told attendees at this week's rebranded PCIA show that it will be able to increase the number of network suppliers it works with today.

AT&T: Transition to SDN 'changing relationships' among vendors

AT&T is transitioning to software-defined networks (SDN) perhaps more aggressively than any other U.S. operator. And Susan Johnson, the operator's senior vice president of global supply chain, said Tuesday that transition provides a way for AT&T to increase the number of vendors with which it does business.

AT&T will launch SDN service in 63 countries simultaneously this year, de la Vega says

AT&T has some grand plans for its growing SDN-enabled network, one that will see the provider launch the new service in multiple countries in 2016.

MetTel challenges AT&T, Verizon with alternative SD-WAN solution

MetTel has joined the competitive carrier movement to offer a SD-WAN service for enterprise and medium-sized business, challenging incumbent players like AT&T and Verizon with an alternative service.

Cable operators to help drive SDN market to $8.7B by 2020

BOSTON-- The cable industry is working to embrace software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), but the transition will require a significant amount of work.

Carrier SDN Market to grow to $8.7B in 2020

Research firm IHS Technology predicts the service provider SDN market, including hardware, software and services, will grow from $289 million in 2015 to $8.7 billion in 2020, with a 2015–2020 compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 98 percent.

AT&T on track to virtualize 30 percent of its network functions by end of 2016

Speaking to investors during the Jefferies Communications Conference, Scott Mair, senior vice president of technology planning and engineering for AT&T, said that the service provider is on track to hit a major milestone by the end of the year.

EarthLink says one-box approach will differentiate its SD-WAN service from competitors

EarthLink continues to move its SDN-based WAN (SD-WAN) initiative forward with plans to debut what it calls a one-box solution for its business customers that are transitioning more of their workloads to the cloud.