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The educational content of this category relates to Network Functions Virtualization and Software Defined Network for Telecom/Communications Service Providers’ (CSPs) mobile and fixed networks.  Best practices and guidance are targeted to telecom providers, contractors and others aligned with the ICT industry.

The Continuing Evolution of the vCPE

The emerging virtual customer premises equipment (vCPE) approach for business customers enables some of the functionality associated with conventional CPEs...

Tying the CORD to Future Access

The access network company executives are facing once-in-a-career disruptions throughout their business. New technologies, new regulations, and new competitors make...

Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Flattery

Applying Data Center Architecture to the Access Network As times and technology change, so must the way we approach how...

NFV = New Found Value

Market Worth Over $15 Billion by 2020 The global network functions virtualization (NFV) market, which includes NFV hardware, software and...

Virtualized Residential Gateway Standards

The emergence of technologies like Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), Software Defined Network (SDN), and the Cloud, have signaled much promise...

One of These Things Is Not Like the Other

(See Figure 2 above. A fundamental fiber plan should show the ideal locations for OSP elements such as feeder fiber.)...

Ready for 2020?

Can Standardization Help the IoT Data Overload Coming Our Way? The year 2020 is widely cited as a turning point...

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