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March 7, 2017

Network Virtualization Helps Achieve Compliance Mandates

One of the biggest reasons that organizations implement network virtualization (NV) in the first place is to improve security. But organizations that implement network virtualization are starting to appreciate another advantage: It enables them to achieve compliance.

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Network Slicing Unleashes 5G Opportunities

Network slicing first appeared with 4G networks and enabled new possibilities – and this will go much farther when 5G enables network slices to incorporate the radios. With great power, however, comes great responsibility for getting the quality of service right, otherwise end-to-end services and mobile devices could be in deep trouble.

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November 9, 2016

MEF Announces Winners for 2016 Excellence Awards Presented at MEF16

MEF, the driving force enabling agile, assured, and orchestrated Third Network services, this week announced the winners for the MEF 2016 Excellence Awards, which recognize service, application, technology, and professional excellence and innovation in the global Third Network community.

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November 1, 2016

Taking Full Advantage of SD-WAN with Unified Service Assurance – Part 2

With SD-WAN, it’s all about flexible, assured connectivity. Software-Defined Wide-Area Networks offer a long laundry list of benefits for both enterprises (that use them) and service providers (that offer them). If you’ve been following the SD-WAN conversation, you are undoubtedly familiar with many of the claimed benefits.

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