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Midokura partners with Fujitsu on OpenStack-based NFV

Fujitsu and Midokura are partnering on OpenStack-based NFV solutions

Network virtualisation vendor Midokura announced a partnership with Fujitsu that will see both companies integrate Midokura’s MidoNet network virtualization software with Fujitsu’s private cloud platform software, which is based on OpenStack.

OpenStack network virtualisation player Plumgrid scores $16.2m

OpenStack network virtualisation player Plumgrid scored $16.2m

Plumgrid, a provider of network virtualisation solutions for OpenStack private and public clouds announced that it has secured $16.2m in its latest round of funding.

Cisco adds virtualization specialist to line-up with Tail-f acquisition


Networking giant Cisco is to acquire privately held Tail-f Systems, a specialist in multi-vendor network service orchestration for both traditional and virtualized networks, for $175m in cash.

Brocade goes after carrier virtualization

Brocade is redoubling its efforts to bring networking virtualisation offerings to market

Networking specialist Brocade has unveiled a virtualization platform aimed squarely at the cloud and telecommunications service providers sector. The offering uses all the appropriate open source and modular terminology that has become synonymous with Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN).

Nokia and Juniper Networks team up on NFV, SDN cloud offering

Nokia and Juniper Networks have teamed up to extend their SDN and NFV technologies to mobile operators

Network services and equipment provider Nokia has teamed up with IT networking vendor Juniper Networks to extend the development of SDN and NFV technologies for mobile operators.

Alcatel Lucent: Making NFV a reality


David Amzallag, Vice President and CTO, Virtual Telecommunications and Cloud Solutions, Alcatel-Lucent, talks to about Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization.