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Network Virtualization Implementation News
September 29, 2017
Cloud-based infrastructure is reshaping the networking industry -- an issue ONUG has seen within its user community and will address at its upcoming fall conference in New York City.
June 06, 2017
AT&T said it would continue supporting the Vyatta virtual router it has bought from Brocade. The service provider, however, won't take over all user contracts.
April 19, 2017
Avaya has introduced a platform for taking virtualized network functions to campus networks. New products include an operating system and orchestration engine.
March 02, 2017
Early NSX adopter BayState Health is weighing the possibility of a future as an SDN service provider -- using multi-tenancy to run other organizations' networks parallel to its own.
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