Posts about Virtual Network Functions

The internet of things (IoT) is pushing the enterprise network edge to new boundaries. With data soon to be streaming back and forth between legions of user devices across the globe, the edge will blow right past the cloud and even the micro data centers that will foster this widespread connectivity and extend all the way into our homes, businesses and even our bodies ...
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We in ADVA Optical Networking’s Ensemble division have been working for almost five years to bring virtualization to the access network. We continue that drive with our latest release of Ensemble software. This new release builds on our past work to improve the deployability, cost and cloud-centric nature of network functions virtualization (NFV) ...
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We are pleased to be working with Verizon on their just-announced uCPE platform for their Virtual Network Services (VNS) offering. ADVA’s Ensemble division is providing the network functions virtualization infrastructure (NFVI) with our Ensemble Connector software ...

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ADVA Ensemble team members participated in the first ETSI NFV Plugtests™ event sponsored by Telefonica in Madrid earlier this year. More than that – they and the Ensemble MANO and VIM products excelled. Why? A big part of the reason is experience – not just that of ADVA, but of all of the participants ...
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Enterprises are investigating software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) to save networking costs and gain application control. Hoping to increase customer retention, service providers are rolling out managed SD-WAN offerings. These initial service offerings rely on deploying closed and vendor-specific SD-WAN appliances at the customer site ...

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