Bringing you the very latest on SDN and NFV developments across the world

Welcome to the latest newsletter from SDN World, guiding you through the latest developments in the world of Software-Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualisation. We are pleased to bring together the best of the resources we’ve been watching in recent weeks, so you can keep in touch with SDN and NFV the easy way.

SDN World, Barcelona, 11-13 June 2013

Have you booked your tickets yet? The premier global Telco SDN and NFV conference and exhibition, SDN World, is now just two weeks away!

The event features contributions from over 30+ prominent service providers worldwide and is endorsed by the ETSI Network Functions Virtualisation ISG, featuring key insights into telco operators’ plans for SDN and NFV, and supported by a wide range of vendors. This is a great place to meet the individuals at the forefront of driving SDN and NFV forward to benefit the full telco community joining in a great three days of discussion and debate.

Click here to book your tickets. We look forward to seeing you there!

Alcatel-Lucent releases a new white paper:

Communication Service Providers are starting to virtualise communications and messaging applications, along with fixed and mobile network functions, to reap the same rewards their cloud customers are enjoying.

Virtualising network functions gives CSPs new opportunities to optimize their infrastructures and increase service agility. With this approach, CSPs can move toward a homogeneous cloud-based infrastructure where network elements and applications are implemented as sets of virtual machines, storage devices and associated network configurations. Because the infrastructure is now shared and amortized across all applications, it becomes a platform for delivering carrier cloud services to enterprises and for transforming the CSP’s own operations.

Dor Skuler, Vice President and General Manager of the CloudBand Business Unit will be speaking about the latest developments of Network Functions Virtualisation at SDN World. To find out more, you can download their new white paper here: Network Functions Virtualization: From Vaporware to New Era

SDN World News Service Provider Interviews

In case you missed them, follow the links below to catch up on SDN World News’ recent operator interviews:

In the News

Juniper and Sonus try SDN together

Informa’s Dimitris Mavrakis on the revolutionary benefits of Telco SDN

The SDN implications of Facebook’s open source switch

Big Switch Networks teams up with F5

Internet2 – on the hunt for 100G OpenFlow apps

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