News Category: Networking

Zephyr OS, a ‘Secure IoT RTOS,’ You Say?

Earlier this year, the Zephyr project was launched to a world justifiably skeptical of self-anointed “secure” technologies, jaded by the sloganeering of all things IoT, and seemingly saturated by the proliferation and fragmentation of no-size-fits-all microcontroller RTOS platforms. Given those...
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AT&T, Orange team up to Create Open SDN, NFV Standards

AT&T and Orange are joining hands in a new agreement to collaborate on new open source activities related to SDN and NFV, aiming at developing new standards carriers can follow as they implement virtualization in their networks.   Set on achieving three goals -- simplify technological...
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Verizon's Next With VNFs

The Verizon business unit rolls out three virtual network services on a managed, on-demand basis, offering total flexibility and deployment choices. Verizon Enterprise Solutions today announced its first set of virtual network services, including the usual suspects of security, WAN optimization,...
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LFCE Prep Course: LANs, WANs, VLANs and Bridges (Part 3)

Start exploring Linux Networking and Administration by downloading the free sample chapter today. Download Now   In this third installment of our Linux Foundation Certified Engineer Training Course sneak peek blog, we review LANs, WANs, VLANs and Bridges. In parts 1 and 2  we reviewed the OSI...
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Serverless Architectures

Serverless is a hot topic in the software architecture world. We’re already seeing books, open source frameworks, plenty of vendor products, and even a conference dedicated to the subject. But what is Serverless and why is (or isn’t) it worth considering? Through this evolving publication I hope to...
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AT&T Unveils Powerful New Security Platform

AT&T this week unveiled a new powerful security platform, using big data analysis based on a Hadoop architecture which allows the company to ingest and analyze 5 billion security events in less than ten minutes. Developed over the last three-and-a-half years as part of the Domain 2.0 push to...
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Hardware Acceleration Teams Up with Software

New networking approaches such as SDN and NFV will require a balance between hardware and software.  Like far too many things in this world, enterprise networking seems to bounce between two extremes. One year, hardware acceleration is all the rage. The next, a software-only approach seeks to...
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Operators Are Migrating From NFV MANO Trials to Reality

Some operators are progressing from network functions virtualization (NFV) management and orchestration (MANO) trials to the launching of commercial services, according to a new report from Current Analysis. While some of those commercial services are at the virtualized infrastructure manager (VIM...
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AT&T Open Sources ECOMP to Linux Foundation, Hopes to Make it Industry's Standard for SDN

AT&T today announced it will release its Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy (ECOMP) platform to the wider telecom industry as an open source offering managed by the Linux Foundation. The goal, the company said, is to make ECOMP the telecom industry's standard automation...
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LFCE Prep Course: OSI Network Model (Part 2)

Start exploring Linux Networking and Administration by downloading the free sample chapter today. Download Now   IP packets can only reach from end to end if they are routed properly. Network routers inspect packet headers, and make routing decisions based on the destination address. In this week's...
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