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Open Networking Summit
SK Telecom’s Dr. Alex Jinsung Choi will give a keynote talk on “The Road to 5G with Open Source” at Open Networking Summit, April 3-6, 2017.

SK Telecom CTO Discusses The Future of Software-Defined Networking in the Telco Industry

As more people access the Internet from their mobile devices, mobile operators must adapt their networks to accommodate skyrocketing data use and new traffic patterns. To do so, they’re turning to the same principles of software-defined networking (SDN) already finding success in the data center....
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CORD Partners with xRAN to Bring SDN to the RAN

The Central Office Re-architected as a Data Center (CORD) open source project is partnering with the xRAN Foundation. The two groups plan to work on a software-based, extensible Radio Access Network (xRAN) architecture. Apparently, the xRAN Foundation is a new standards group that was formed in...
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IHS Markit: 70% of Carriers Will Deploy CORD in the Central Office

Seventy percent of respondents to an IHS Markit survey plan to deploy CORD in their central offices — 30 percent by the end of 2017 and an additional 40 percent in 2018 or later. The findings come from IHS Markit’s 2016 Routing, NFV & Packet-Optical Strategies Service Provider Survey. The...
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Top 3 NFV & SDN Open Source Trends in 2016

The first few years of open source work on software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) were defined by some nebulous goals. But this year, three clear trends emerged from the haze. First, the Central Office Re-architected as a Data Center (CORD) became really...
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The CORD Project: Unforeseen Efficiencies – A Truly Unified Access Architecture

The CORD Project, according to ON.Lab, is a vision, an architecture and a reference implementation.  It’s also “a concept car” according to Tom Anschutz, distinguished member of tech staff at AT&T.  What you see today is only the beginning of a fundamental evolution of the legacy...
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Linux Foundation Conquers the World, or at Least Becomes Quite Influential in SDN & NFV

Open source projects are new to networking, but they’ve been cropping up all over the place in the last couple of years. And many of them are gravitating toward the Linux Foundation. Some of them were originally independent groups. The Open Network Operating System (ONOS) for example, was founded...
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Google, Samsung Join AT&T and Verizon in Independent CORD Project

Google and Samsung join AT&T and Verizon as partners in ONOS project’s CORD platform, which is set to be spun off as an independent open source project. The Open Network Operating System project’s central office re-architected as data center platform continues to gain momentum, with the Open...
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