Topic: software-defined networking
Cisco is taking its own stab at the emerging network automation opportunity with the introduction of its Crosswork platform.
AT&T has taken another step forward with its microservices concept by signing a multiyear agreement with Accenture.
The OPNFV Project has introduced the OPNFV Verified Program to test NFV products and services.
AT&T has upped its partnership with Tech Mahindra to resell the telco’s FlexWare service.
Verizon has joined the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) project as a Platinum member.
NTT and Sprint are leading ETSI’s Network Operators Council advisory group for its new ZSM ISG group focused on network automation.
FairPoint, now a subsidiary of Consolidated Communications, launched a virtual customer premises equipment (vCPE) option to streamline its operations.
Service providers ongoing movement to SDN and NFV could grow 45% by the year 2020.
As AT&T, Bell Canada, CenturyLink and Verizon accelerate their SDN and NFV plans, network automation will play a prominent role in 2018.
Nokia is eyeing the emerging automation trend with its new line of Data Refinery data processing software.