Angela Whiteford

Innovator Insights: Best Practices for Today’s NFV Deployments and the Journey to 5G

Everyone is talking about Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) these days. But wouldn’t you rather hear what the people who are implementing NFV in their own network have to say about it? Then tune in for the re-broadcast of the October 4th Light Reading webinar, “Best Practices for Today’s NFV Deployments and the Journey to 5G,”

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Upcoming Light Reading Webinar Offers Real World Perspectives from Influencers & Innovators on the Deployment of NFV and the Road to 5G

In case you missed it, the move to the cloud is all around us – especially in the global telecoms market where NFV continues to be adopted to help accelerate the delivery of the new, exciting services that consumers crave.  While we see proof of this in the headlines, few of us ever fully see the

Angela Whiteford

For Carrier Network Players Automation Is the Key to Innovation

In the context of a mobile network core, automating the lifecycle management of both new and existing operator services, including designing, deploying, performance measuring, fine tuning, and decommissioning, is a rising tide that will lift all boats. But how fast that tide is coming in is an important topic to unpack, as we did in

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5G Network Slicing: What Telecom Pros Say Concerns Them

As we’ve discussed in previous posts, 5G promises to let communications service providers (CSPs) ‘slice’ the network to accommodate a wide range of applications with very different reliability, quality of service, security, latency, and throughput requirements. To accommodate such services, CSPs will create individual network slices on a multi-tenant, multi-operator network platform. Slices will be

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Unpacking What’s Next in Network Composability at the Big Communications Event

The “composable core” is all about creating new services quickly and easily. As a leader in virtualization, Affirmed Networks has been working with operators such as AT&T, Vodafone, Etisalat and more. Affirmed CEO, Hassan Ahmed, shared his insights on the current state of network composability with open-integration mechanisms at the Virtualization Track at the Big

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NFV World Congress: Affirming Why the Future of Virtualized Networks is Now

NFV World Congress took place two weeks ago with the industry’s leading participants converging in the Silicon Valley to discuss the many ways virtualized infrastructures are providing transformational benefits to operators around the world. As the company with more live NFV deployments than anyone in the industry (50+), Affirmed Networks was front and center, participating in