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by Angela Whiteford

The Benefits of Open Source in NFV

August 13, 2015 by

Conventionally, operators were not able to support different software applications and services due to legacy architectures and purpose built hardware that could not scale easily. Additionally  it has been difficult for Mobile Network operators (MNO) to predict the demand in mobile traffic which fluctuates based on events during different times of the year. For instance, the superbowl recorded peak data...

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Pain Points of Deploying NFV

July 24, 2015 by

NFV is clearly revolutionizing the Telecom market and every day more and more Mobile Network Operators are sitting up and taking notice of its benefits. Although some might say that the technology is in its early stages, NFV has quickly moved from Proof of Concept, to field deployments carrying traffic for some of the world’s largest network operators, such as...

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What’s in the Future for NFV?

July 20, 2015 by

From the start, the concept of transforming mobile networks towards NFV largely stemmed from the business forces behind it, driving a migration away from the unsustainable economics of the current operator network models. Presently, it has become evident just how pivotal NFV technology is in creating viable business models, with real, prime time deployments in Tier 1 operators. Specifically, Affirmed...

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Successful NFV Proof of Concept Testing at KDDI R&D Labs

July 6, 2015 by

We are pleased to report that Affirmed Networks continues to expand its leadership and traction with Tier One operators in all part of the world. The latest example of Affirmed’s market traction is the recent completion of a Proof of Concept (PoC) test at KDDI, one of Japan’s largest providers of fixed and mobile services. Conducted at KDDI’s Research and...

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Affirmed Networks Joins Wind River Titanium Cloud Ecosystem to Accelerate Deployment of NFV Solutions

July 1, 2015 by

Affirmed Networks, the leader in virtualized mobile networks, today announced that it has joined the Wind River Titanium Cloud ecosystem, a program dedicated to accelerating the deployment of solutions for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). By working towards validation and integration of hardware and software offerings with Wind River Titanium Server, Titanium Cloud ecosystem partners deliver optimized solutions to help accelerate...

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Business Case: Cloud & NFV within 5G Network Architectures

June 16, 2015 by

Increasing demands from consumers and enterprises are forcing service providers to make the transition to 5G. Currently most service providers are moving to the full board of virtualization to meet market demands. They understand that the CAPEX and OPEX of running legacy systems is unsustainable. In order for service operators to innovate further and stitch services together, they need to...

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New Network, Expired Expectations

June 16, 2015 by

This week, I had the great pleasure of attending Light Reading’s Big Telecom Event in Chicago, including several of the breakout sessions and panel discussions. As expected, virtualization, NFV, VNF, and SDN were the key discussion topics generating the greatest attention. In particular, attendees and participants wanted to know how network virtualization is bringing new innovation to the telco industry....

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Big Time Exposure at the Big Telecom Event

June 12, 2015 by

Affirmed Network’s spring tradeshow season continued this week with Light Reading’s 2nd Annual, Big Telecom Event in Chicago, an event featuring an impressive display of exhibitors, speakers and attendees. For Affirmed Networks this event was an exceptional way for us to continue to increase our visibility, meet with customers and engage with key influencers.  The event also offered opportunities to...

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Honoring the Affirmed Legacy & Continuing the Evolution

June 8, 2015 by

When Affirmed Networks was founded to revolutionize the way mobile networks were built, we sought a name that would reflect the type of success the company would have in the coming years.  Ultimately, the team decided to go with “Affirmed Networks” based on the success of a thoroughbred racehorse of similar name that won the United States Triple Crown of...

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Light Reading CEO-to-CEO Video: “Digging into NFV”

May 29, 2015 by

As one of the companies driving the evolution of today’s networks, Affirmed Networks continues to be recognized as a market leader of the ever-changing telecommunications market. Most recently, Affirmed Networks’ Chairman and CEO, Hassan Ahmed, participated in one of Light Reading’s “CEO-to-CEO” interviews hosted by Stephen Saunders, CEO, Light Reading. Joining the likes of Cisco, Ericsson, HP and Ciena –...

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