What’s next in NFV deployment and telecom network security

2015 was a dramatic year for the telecom industry, with the first proof of concept (PoC) tests of network function virtualization (NFV) technology. This year promises to be a very interesting and challenging year as well, as the deployment of NFV and software defined networking (SDN) is expected to widen. In order to try to predict what will change this year and how telecom providers should prepare themselves, at Telco Systems we decided to provide an insight into the way our top professionals view the future. So, let’s begin with…

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How Virtualizing security can protect SDN and NFV networks from cyber attacks

Telecommunications operators and similar communications service providers are excited about the opportunities that Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) promise to provide. SDN and NFV technologies and their ability to improve network versatility, reduce operational costs and create new business opportunities are attracting significant interest from service providers of all sizes and in all regions around the world. Although the operational use of SDN and NFV is still in early stages, most service providers are currently formulating their strategies for deploying these technologies and many are conducting…

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