Angela Whiteford

The Convergence of SDN and NFV

I’ve been asked quite a bit recently about SDN (Software Defined Networking) and NFV (Network Functions Virtualization). There has been significant confusion in the market regarding these two terms –some say they compete, while others feel they are one and the same. However, neither of those statements are true. SDN and NFV are complementary networking

Angela Whiteford

Light Reading Recognizes Affirmed Networks for Innovation & Execution

Over the past several years, Affirmed Networks has been leading the industry’s transition toward virtualized networks – a journey that began with an evaluation of the technology as a potential game-changer and has now moved to widespread adoption as Communications Service Providers (CSPs) globally embrace the NFV as the next-generation network architecture. Throughout this evolution,

Angela Whiteford

Meeting Connectivity Expectations

Over the past few years, internet connectivity has become nearly ubiquitous. Anywhere from a highway in the middle of nowhere to a city in a foreign country, consumers expect that they can pull out their smartphone and access the internet. It’s really quite amazing. However, sometimes that small screen and touch keyboard are not the

Angela Whiteford

Happy New Year from Affirmed Networks!

Looking back on 2015, it’s safe to say that the year was one to remember. From the start, it was increasingly clear that the change in the telecommunications market was going to increase rapidly, and we at Affirmed have been very excited to to play a vital part in strengthening and driving this growth. When Forbes

Affirmed Networks’ Hassan Ahmed Recognized for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Vision by Goldman Sachs

We are proud to share that Affirmed Networks’ Chairman and CEO, Hassan Ahmed, was honored by Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) as one of the “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2015” at the investment giant’s “Builders and Innovators Summit” taking place in Santa Clara, CA this week. While we as a company are constantly amazed by Hassan’s talent and