Business Cloud News

AT&T expands NFV and SDN offering worldwide

business cloud network world

AT&T has expanded its Network on Demand solutions to now include 76 countries around the world

What is the role of SDN in data centre security?

Door to new opportunity

Software Defined Networking (SDN) is a breakthrough which is seemingly in everyone’s technology roadmap, but not ‘sexy’ enough to command column inches in recent months. At Telco Cloud, Juniper Cloud Automation Architect Scott Alexander argued the use case for security.

SDN on the rise and cloud still not understood – survey

Deploying cloud

Research from Viavi Solutions has indicated SDN technologies are on the rise within enterprise organizations, but there also might be a number of organizations who are implementing the cloud for the wrong reasons.

Verizon launches NFV OpenStack cloud deployment over five data centres


Verizon has completed the launch of its NFV OpenStack cloud deployment project across five of its US data centres, alongside Big Switch Networks, Dell and Red Hat.

BT uses Cisco IWAN tech for new SDN namaged service

BT cloud of clouds

BT has launched a new managed comms service that uses software defined networking techniques to automatically optimise network traffic.

Big Switch Networks wins $48.5M to bring SDN to telcos, data centres and enterprises

Network Function Virtualisation

Santa Clara based software defined networking vendor Big Switch Networks (BSN) has won another $48.5 million to bring its bare metal networking fabrics to new markets, reports

Cisco promises breakthrough software for cloud-scale networking

Network Expansion

Cisco claims it has invented a way to integrate and simplify web scale networks to make them twice as cost effective and much more scalable.

OpenStack Liberty release features enhancements for SDN and containers

OpenStack Summit

The twelfth release of OpenStack will tackle the cloud software toolset’s size limitations and will offer new options for software defined networking, says the Openstack Foundation.

Radisys and Sanctum create SDN solution to lost revenue

Network Function Virtualisation

Service accelerator Radisys is working with software defined networking (SDN) specialist Sanctum Networks to create a carrier-class cloud service that can support communication service providers (CSPs) worldwide.

CloudBolt adds SDN, containerization and support

Network Function Virtualisation

Virtual appliance maker CloudBolt Software now offers better support for microservices, software defined networking (SDN) and containerization on its platform.