Business Cloud News

OIF, ONF link up to test transport SDN

The OIF and ONF are working on SDN in the transport layer

The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF), an industry group uniting the data and optical networking sectors including carriers, component manufacturers and system vendors, has announced a collaboration with the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) which will see the organisations work together with leading telcos and research institutions to test software defined networking (SDN) in the transport layer.

Telus opens $75m cloud datacentre in Canada

The $75m cloud datacentre is part of a $3bn infrastructure and network upgrade investment announced in March 2012

Canadian mobile operator Telus announced this week the opening of a cloud datacentre in the province of British Columbia, Canada. The telco said the datacentre will serve as the foundation for its enterprise cloud services in the region.