Introduction Network functions virtualization (NFV) has come a long way from the conceptual whitepaper released in 2011 by the European telecommunications and standards institute (ETSI). Today, leading communication service providers (SK, AT&T, Verizon, Deusche Telecom to name a few) have made steady progress in these 6 years, virtualizing sizeable chunk of their networks, everyday deploying […]
A global leader in enterprise firewalls and a customer of Lanner was faced with the challenge of creating a firewall for the telecom market that could provide 20 Gbps IPS throughput, support up to 100 Gbps firewall throughput, be easily upgraded, and at the same time be offered at an entry-level price. After working closely […]
Lanner Electronics, a premier provider of tailored, high-capacity carrier telecommunication platforms, is announcing its HybridTCA™ (Hybrid Telecommunications Computing Architecture) hardware platform to carrier and enterprise customers. The trend of extending Ethernet networks beyond familiar LAN has led Internet service provides to deliver Carrier Ethernet services to Enterprises, businesses and residential end-users. The growing ubiquity of […]
Intel® ONP (Open Network Platform) is a reference architecture to encourage the wide adoptions of SDN (Software Defined Network) and NFV (Network Function Virtualization). This move by Intel clearly points out that the network industry is walking through a transition from hardware-based to a more software-focused ecosystem. With the rapid development of open-source and open-standard […]
Background Network Function Virtualization (NFV) is a new network architecture concept that uses IT virtualization technologies to decouple network functions, such as router, firewall, network address transition (NAT), and domain name service (DNS), from proprietary hardware appliances so that they can run as software on general purpose network platform. NFV aims to help telecom service […]
Great technological advancements from the telecom industry are finally primed and ready to move into the enterprise sector. The massive network functions virtualization project is improving everyday bringing carrier-class networking on commodity x86 hardware. Up until the coming of SDN/NFV, Communication Service Provider have had to rely on specialized and often proprietary hardware installed at […]
Background Insecure systems are breached by hackers at an increasingly alarming rate, and VoIP infrastructure is no exception. Companies everywhere are looking protect their communications, and currently the best possible security solution for session-based communications(mostly SIP) is to utilize a SBC (Session Border Controller). Requirements Reliability Enterprise/Carriers require low-latency communications that are reliable, redundant and […]
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