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Trends in virtualisation

Trends in virtualisation

Software-defined networking and network functions virtualisation are set to change the way telecoms operators structure their networks. So where are we now, and what are the emerging trends? Sue Tabbitt reports

Making virtual strides

Making virtual strides

Network operators are working hard to drive the virtualisation of network functions. While much has already been achieved, challenges and hurdles remain before the fully cloud-ready network is achieved. We take stock of a work in progress

Secure, dynamic, flexible

Secure, dynamic, flexible

The software-defined WAN is helping to reinvent the market for network services. But where should service providers turn for the optimal SD-WAN solution that will not limit their future potential?

Innovation and practice of ZTE 5G transport

Innovation and practice of ZTE 5G transport

As a world-class supplier of wireline network devices, solutions and integrated services, ZTE is always committed to boosting customers’ development and providing the best user experience through innovative technologies, evolving operation, diversifying services and improving brand reputation

Q&A with former FCC chair Tom Wheeler

Q&A with former FCC chair Tom Wheeler

GTB caught up with Tom Wheeler, who stepped down from the US regulator in January, to talk net neutrality, telecoms, and his new role with IoT firm Actility

Connecting the cloud

Connecting the cloud

Data centre interconnects have been around for years in service provider and enterprise networks. But the big news in data centre interconnects today is all about cloud networks, says Jay Gill, principal marketing manager, Infinera

Protecting your networks in the era of the Dark Web

Protecting your networks in the era of the Dark Web

Denmark’s 3 has revealed that cyber criminals have hacked its data and are trying to blackmail it for “millions” under threat of publishing it online. Elad Ben-Meir, vice president of CyberInt, looks at how you can avoid being a cyber security victim

Managing in a virtualised world

Managing in a virtualised world

Legacy OSS and BSS systems may not match the aspirations of service providers to transform themselves into true digital players. Is a full rethink needed? Guy Matthews investigates