Hints, Tips, News and General Discussion relating to Network Function Virtualisation

VMware Shortlisted for Mobile World Congress 2019 GLOMOs

With just a month to go before GSMA’s Mobile World Congress 2019 kicks off, the GSMA has announced shortlisted companies for its 2019 Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards. VMware, with its reputation for innovation and rapidly growing traction in…
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Tomorrow’s Tactile Internet Requires High-Performing, Pervasive and Secure Networks

During our recent team holiday party, while we were indulging in some delicious festive foods, the discussion quickly moved to recent news around autonomous vehicles and industry efforts to make driverless navigation a safe reality. Our party…

VMware announces the General Availability of VMware vCloud NFV 3.0 vCloud Director Edition

VMware has taken another step in the expansion of its NFV offerings, announcing the launch of VMware vCloud NFV 3.0 vCloud Director Edition.  With support for VMware vCloud Director 9.5, the new release features key enhancements in NFV performance,…
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Open Works Here! Migrating Telco Providers and Partners to a Tried and True Multi-Cloud Ready Open Stack

Greetings from OpenStack Summit! We’re here this week to talk about the opportunities for OpenStack. Telcos and CSPs in particular have looked to OpenStack as the centerpiece of their virtualization and software-defined infrastructure strategy,…
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VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud Named Best SD-WAN & Enterprise Service and VMware vCloud NFV wins for Best NFV Ecosystem – Layer123 SDN NFV World Congress Network Transformation Awards 2018

VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud was recognized again for a prestigious industry award when it was named the Best SD-WAN & Enterprise Service at the Network Transformation Awards 2018 gala in the Hague, Netherlands. This award is another…
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VMware at Mobile World Congress Americas: Service Assurance is Key to 5G Success

Today at Mobile World Congress Americas, VMware is highlighting the next phase of 5G readiness for communications service providers (CSPs) worldwide. At the event, we will showcase how the VMware Service Assurance Suite will integrate into…
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VMware & Nokia at MWC Americas 2018

Nokia and VMware continue to collaborate to deliver integrated and proven end-to-end NFV solutions which are widely deployed at communication service providers (CSP) globally.  Together we bring joint value with decades of telecom innovation…
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Telco Operations in an NFV World: eBook

Over the past year, I have written about and demonstrated the operational intelligence framework within VMware vCloud NFV. The intent was to help communication service providers (CSPs) anticipate and mitigate challenges associated with deploying…
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A Transformation Towards a 5G-Ready NFV Infrastructure

Mobile wireless technologies have gone through systematic generational refreshes over the last three decades. The next such refresh, called 5G, isn’t just an incremental upgrade from 4G, but represents a significant leap forward.  5G promises…
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How do you plan to deliver 5G services?

You can do what with your phone? As we continue to predict how the world will look according to 5G, Telcos are also considering how to deliver on the promise that the new standard holds. Fundamentally it will improve user experiences by…