Ciena, Infinera and Adva are diversifying their businesses to include data center providers that are looking for high capacity gear to interconnect their facilities, according to a report from Infonetics Research.
Cisco and SK Telecom are the latest companies to take part in the Open Networking Lab's initiative to develop an open operating system for service providers employing software-defined networking (SDN).
Cisco may have seen an uptick in its switching portfolio during its second-quarter earnings period, but CEO John Chambers foresees a challenging environment in the service provider market going forward.
Following its open source release on Dec. 5, 2015, the Open Sourced SDN Network Operating System--ONOS for short--has crossed 1,000 software downloads globally and welcomed two new members: Cisco and SK Telecom.
Service provider interest in hybrid cloud continues to mount. According to a new Infonetics Research report, 82 percent of service providers surveyed said they plan on offering a hybrid cloud as a service (CaaS) by next year.
Cisco predicted that the Middle East and Africa will be the world's leading region in terms of mobile data traffic growth between 2014 and 2019, with traffic tipped to experience a 15.3-fold increase over the forecast period.
Even as more cellular data traffic is being offloaded onto Wi-Fi networks and femtocells, consumers around the world are using mobile data more than ever, according to a new report from Cisco Systems.
While the FCC is cracking down hard on Wi-Fi blocking and blasting Marriott International's request to do just that, the FCC so far hasn't addressed other questions that Marriott and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) put forth in their petition last year.
Comcast has received approval from the FCC for its next-generation Xi4 set-top box, according to a regulatory filing to the agency.
Juniper Networks has named Jonathan Davidson as its new executive vice president and general manager of Development and Innovation, taking over the role from Rami Rahim, who was recently named CEO.