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5G Multi-Access Edge Computing with cloudlets in fog creating mist, and why the hell does every networking journal read like a London weather report these days?
It was the mighty Babylonians way back in 650 BC who used cloud patterns -- along with a sprinkling of astronomy – in the first attempt to forecast ...
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Embracing Automation is Essential for NFV Success
NFV is now officially six years old. Despite the many technological breakthroughs in its relatively short life, the sense of frustration in the ...
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Does 5G finally mean curtains for TCP/IP?
In the realm of protocol suites, TCP/IP is the proverbial cockroach. I mean that in a nice way, of course. Well, as nice as you can be comparing ...
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Composable Network Protocols Shortlisted for Network Transformation Awards
We’re excited to announce that Metaswitch’s Composable Network Protocols have been shortlisted in this year’s Network Transformation Awards for Best ...
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4 Reasons Why Containers are Cool for NFV
Containers are all the rage in network virtualization these days. They’re not new to virtualized IT and Web-scale networks; indeed, containers have ...
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5G Future Begins with Cloud Native NFV Today
As 5G network architecture plans begin to take shape, they are looking distinctly cloud native. Some network operators are realizing that they will ...
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Composable Networking in Massively Scalable Data Centers
Like many missives that have come before, this blog post begins with some blatant plagiarism. When talking network disaggregation, Russ White -- ...
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Route Telemetry for IBCN and Beyond
To support the insatiable desire for immediate access to real-time information, we must not only dramatically increase the amount of distributed ...
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Intent-Based Composable Networking
There is absolutely no question that B2B technology marketing remains a most revered profession. Certainly, since I first donned my marcom blazer and ...
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From cats to crustaceans: The role of microservices in autotomizing NFV
The exact origin of an analogy is often hard to ascertain -- especially when it is one which is born, buried, rediscovered, revived, reimagined and ...
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Extending the Switch Abstraction Interface to the Wide Area Network
As I am not a real writer, in the sense that my output is generally neither coherent nor legible, I usually avoid offending individuals by reporting ...
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Container Mania Grips the Internet of Talk: Going cloud native for VoLTE with Kubernetes
I know many of you have been itching to hear more about my adventures with Pokémon Go, following this wildly unsuccessful attempt to garner more page ...
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