virtual managed services

Creating Business Services and The Next Element

We contracted a survey of small, medium and large businesses across all major world regions. This is what they said they value in regard to network services.

December 14, 2016

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The #1 Reason to Choose your NFV and SDN Partner

Last year, in order to ensure we were delivering world class professional services for NFV and SDN to our service provider customers, we invested a not insubstantial sum from our...

September 22, 2016

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Playing to your strengths: The key to service provider success

Today’s marketplace is a challenging one but service providers offering the right help to their enterprise customers are more relevant than ever. Develop your strengths to ensure ongoing prosperity. A concert pianist spends very little time in the gym bulking up her biceps. And with good reason. What she’s great at is playing the piano […]

September 13, 2016

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The Jetsons and the future of networking… Per new Cisco study, businesses demand more conveniences

“Meet George Jetson.” Those words prompt me to start singing the catchy theme song of The Jetson’s. This iconic American cartoon showed a utopian vision of the future. It was housing in the sky, 3 day work weeks, and amazing conveniences. My favorite was when Rosey the robot maid pushed a button and out popped […]

Billions can be made in the cloud, but do you know how? Telstra talks innovation and leads the way

Don’t stop believin’ That’s the lyrics of my husband’s favorite song. And it is on a sign hanging on our bedroom wall. Whether you love or hate Journey, it’s corny, but true. This is a great message for us … with all the upheaval in the SP industry, we need to keep believing. Whether you […]

February 12, 2016

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Learn About Cisco NFVI

The market opportunity for new service creation, cost savings and greater agility is rapidly evolving. Increasingly, virtualization capabilities are a major part of this evolution. Service providers have a tremendous opportunity to transform their business, their architecture, and their customers’ experiences by utilizing advanced Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) capabilities across domains and specifically in data […]

November 4, 2015

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Validating Cisco Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) – Part 2

Guest Blog by Ram Haridasa,  Sr. Marketing Manager Lightreading commissioned the European Advanced Networking Test Center team evaluation of Cisco’s NFVI solution in September 2015. The first part of the resulting report, which provides an overview of Cisco’s NFVI and an in-depth, multi-page performance evaluation of Cisco’s virtual switch technology, has been published — see Validating […]

October 13, 2015

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Validating Cisco Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI)

Service Providers seeking to reduce operating expenses, deliver new services rapidly, are looking to SDN (Software Defined Networking) and virtualization technologies. Earlier this year, Light Reading and EANTC published an evaluation of Cisco’s virtualization and cloud solution, including multivendor network orchestration and optimization. They’ve now published a follow-on, that takes a closer look at the […]

What You Can Do In Ten Minutes

The pace of change around us is no longer constant. It is continually accelerating. We all want to get and consume information, services, and just about anything instantly. My new coffeemaker brews me a fresh cup in just a couple of minutes, but it usually takes me ten minutes just to collect up the tools […]