News of Note—Businesses look to save on SDN costs by buying used gear; ZTE is MIA from MWC this week

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Embattled telecom vendor ZTE was noticeably absent from this week's Mobile World Congress conference in Shanghai. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we're following today:

>  Smaller businesses can tap into the benefits of SDN by looking for less costly used equipment and solutions. Network World article

> Embattled telecom vendor ZTE was noticeably absent from this week's Mobile World Congress conference in Shanghai. CNN article

>  InfoVista announced that its virtual network function, which is called Ipanema, is now interoperable on Cisco’s enterprise network compute system platform. Release

>  Tokyo-based Makino, a metal-cutting and manufacturing company, picked Aryaka's SD-WAN as a service offering to speed up its services and migrate to the cloud. Release

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