Alcatel-Lucent has joined the Open source SDN Network Operating System (ONOS) organization that is working on a carrier-grade SDN network operating system.
The Telecommunications Industry Association is launching a lab for vendors and service providers to conduct interoperability testing of network functions virtualization technology.
As cloud providers virtualize more functions in their networks, the data center SDN market is forecast to grow over 70 percent in 2015, according to a new Dell'Oro Group study.
CenturyLink has chosen Nuage Networks' SDN technology to serve various networking functions for its Programmable Services Backbone (PSB) network architecture.
Cisco and Ericsson plan to jointly develop a series of SDN and NFV solutions as part of a broader strategic global business and technology partnership that will highlight the capabilities of both companies
Ericsson and Cisco's announcement of a partnership to resell each other's products and services and collaborate on network design will accelerate U.S. carriers' shift to software-defined networking (SDN) and IP communications more broadly, according to top Ericsson and Cisco executives.
Service providers that have either implemented or plan to deploy or evaluate SDN by the end of 2016 say they expect data center operating expenses to decline by the second year of their deployments, according to a new IHS Infonetics study.
Software-based cellular network deployment company Parallel Wireless announced that it's partnering with Intel to release end-to-end virtualized RAN reference designs. The technology is 3GPP-compliant and available for commercial deployment.
AT&T added Nokia to the Domain 2.0 supplier program to help develop its software-centric network.
Nuage Networks, Alcatel-Lucent's SDN solutions venture, is expanding its Partner program with the introduction of its self-service certification initiative.