Author Archive for Alan Weissberger

SDN and NFV Takeaways from Light Reading’s Network Components conference in Santa Clara

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Introduction: For years, we’ve been reading and hearing about the never-ending boom in data traffic, the need for fast provisioning, agile networks, service velocity (quicker time to market for new services) for telcos, etc.  It’s been like a non-stop siren…

Light Reading’s NFV and the Data Center- Operator Keynotes, Security & Summary-Part 2

An example of what the NFV Framework looks like from the Orange perspective.

Introduction: This second article on Light Reading’s NFV-Data Center conference summarizes telco keynote speeches from Orange and NTT-America. We then look at security challenges and wrap up with our summary and conclusions. Part 1. on the Heavy Reading NFV survey…