News of Note—VMware's NFV sees traction Down Under; ZTE expects 3Q rebound

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> Service providers in Australia and New Zealand are embracing VMware's NFV products, although VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger didn't disclose the names of the telcos that were using them. iTnews article

> China’s ZTE expects to rebound from the previous U.S. ban by posting a profit in the third quarter after recording its worst-ever first-half net loss Thursday. Reuters article

> NTT DoCoMo, SK Telecom, LG U+, KT Telecom and SoftBank ranked as the “most promising” 5G network operators, according to a study by Juniper Research. SDxCentral article