Network Virtualization Implementation News
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.
February 22, 2017
Cisco has introduced hardware that contains all the components for running virtual network functions. The new gear delivers Cisco VNFs in the data center and branch office.
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