Category: Virtualization

Know your network. Extracting the benefits of virtualization
December 15, 2018
In this blog on the benefits of virtualization, Monica Paolini, Senza Fili, argues that to gather the knowledge they need and leverage it to optimize their networks, service providers need to change the way they run their networks, concurrently along multiple dimensions.
Finding the edge in converged networks
July 27, 2018
A conversation with Neeraj Patel, Vice President and General Manager of MobilityEngine, Radisys.
Bringing edge business cases to life
July 20, 2018
A conversation with John Reister, SVP Product and Marketing, Vasona Networks 
Service providers, content providers, application developers meet at the edge
July 13, 2018
A conversation with Yves Boudreau, VP of Partnerships and Ecosystem Strategy, Ericsson UDN
Taking edge computing from vision to reality
June 29, 2018
A conversation with Caroline Chan, Vice President and General Manager, 5G Infrastructure Division, Intel
Webinar: Getting edgy
June 21, 2018
Location, location, location. With virtualization operators have the choice to centralize or distribute functions. Far from making location irrelevant, virtualization enable operators to leverage location to optimize network performance and subscriber experience.
Automation: Test automation in virtualized networks
April 13, 2018
Testing is an area where automation is crucial as we move to virtualized, complex and dynamic networks, where more elements and vendors have to interoperate, and operators have to ensure everything works as expected. We talked abuout these topics with James Hopson at Luxoft.
Ciena: From automated to autonomic networks
April 9, 2018
Automation in wireless networks is still surprisingly limited in both scope and depth, but operators have been trying to automate some functions over the years. This type of automation has been driven by a top-down, static approach that translates the knowledge of engineers into scripts that execute repetitive actions. As networks become more complex and powerful, though, this type of automation is no longer sufficient.
New report: Going deeper with automation
February 20, 2018
How to tame complexity in wireless networks. The report is published in collaboration with FierceWireless and with the support of our sponsors, Huawei, Ciena, Luoxft, and Tupl. It features an interview with Mansoor Hanif, BT.
Future proofing mobile network economics
January 26, 2018
In this white paper we prepared for Mavenir, we looked at the TCO for a Distributed RAN versus a Cloud RAN and compare the benefits of these two virtualized RAN architectures, and how they related to DRAN