Software Defined Networking

LightRiver Welcomes New netFLEX® Encryption Feature

By | 2017-11-07T09:08:09+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Categories: jsa blog, JSA Clients, LightRiver, Mike Jonas, Network, SDN, Security, Software Defined Networking, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

Coming on the heels of LightRiver’s acquisition of Unique Computer Services, which included the industry-leading product, netFLEX®, is the announcement of a newly accessible encrypted wavelength feature within the software. If you aren’t familiar with netFLEX®, the product enables transport network operators of all shapes and sizes to efficiently provision and manage anything from just a [...]

LightRiver Announces Exciting Acquisition, Expands Software Capabilities

By | 2017-06-06T16:04:33+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business expansion, business investment, business strategy, Factory Built Network, JSA Clients, LightRiver, M&A, Network, Network Solutions, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

LightRiver Software, Inc., along with sister company, LightRiver Technologies, Inc., the leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning of multi-vendor packet optical networks, announced a big move today - the acquisition of Unique Computer Services, Inc., a pioneer and industry leader in the development and support of multi- vendor, transport network systems software, with hundreds of [...]

Faction Takes the Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Market by Storm

By | 2017-04-13T20:53:20+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, enterprise, Faction, hybrid cloud, Multi cloud, SDN, service providers, Software Defined Networking|

Faction has been busy over the past few months. In December, the company released its Faction Internetwork eXchange (FIX), which enables zero configuration multi-cloud and hybrid cloud solutions. One month later, Faction started the year off with $11 million in funding for cloud innovation and continued company growth, followed by two new patents from the U.S. [...]

CENX to Provide Closed-Loop Intelligence Across Multiple Verizon Platforms, Boosting NFV Service Assurance

By | 2017-02-28T15:31:07+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: 4G, Big Data analytics, carrier ethernet, CENX, Ethernet, Internet Protocols, Mobile backhaul, Network Function Virtualization, SDN, Service Assurance, Software Defined Networking, telecom news, Verizon|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

CENX, a next-gen software company offering service assurance solutions for mobile, wireline and cloud data center service providers, announced a new partnership with Verizon at Mobile World Congress.   CENX will deliver a unified view of the state of physical and virtual components across multiple Verizon networks and data centers, boosting NFV service assurance with end-to-end visibility. [...]

NYI and Megaport Are Changing the Way Companies Interconnect

By | 2016-11-08T12:41:00+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Categories: Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, interconnection, SDN, Software Defined Networking, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Megaport has added strategic PoPs in NYI’s New York and New Jersey data centers to enable direct, instant and scalable access for NYI customers to major cloud service providers such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform in addition to interconnection to leading internet exchange service providers. In turn, Megaport customers now have [...]

MRV & Sandvine Team Up to Show Next Gen. Application-Aware Networking at MEF16

By | 2016-11-04T14:04:50+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Categories: community news, Events, MRV, MRV Communcations, MRV Communications, NFV, SDN, Software Defined Networking, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|

It’s teamwork at its best! MRV announced today their collaboration to demonstrate a NFV-based virtual customer premise equipment (vCPE) solution that enables next generation application awareness at the service providers’ access network. Compared to the traditional approach, NFV-based application awareness provides substantial benefits such as reduced time-to-market for new services, decreased operational expenditures and an improved [...]

Join Us! Vertical Systems Group Moderates SDN and Big Data JSA TV Virtual Roundtable

By | 2016-08-17T16:46:19+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Categories: big data, Big Data analytics, Big Data connectivity, c-level, Global Telecommunications, Internet, jsa blog, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, MRV, MRV Communcations, SDN, Software Defined Networking, tech event, Technology, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom tv, telecom video, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA) Welcomes CenturyLink, MRV, Perseus and Vertical Systems Group to "SDN, Big Data – Focus on Practical Usage, Real World Implementation” Roundtable – Live Simulcast on Tuesday, August 23 at 11:30 AM EDT Just a few more complimentary seats remain for our next JSA TV Virtual Roundtable installment, “SDN, Big Data – [...]

LightRiver Adds Seasoned Industry Experts to Its Team

By | 2016-08-11T15:15:23+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Categories: appointments, business expansion, business partnership, business strategy, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, Cloud Storage, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data network services, Factory Built Network, hybrid cloud, Internet, IT, LightRiver, Network, network equipment, Network Function Virtualization, network growth, network operators, network provider, network route, Network Solutions, network upgrade, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SDN, Software Defined Networking, Technology, Telecom, Telecom Careers, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

LightRiver Technologies, Inc. has been busy on the hiring front this month. And the new folks they've brought into the fold are exceptional additions. Earlier this week, they announced the appointment of Heidi Westbrook - an incredibly talented and accomplished sales professional - as the new Sales Director of U.S. Cloud and Data Center. Ms. Westbrook brings [...]

New Record Highs for JSA’s Telecom Exchange (So #TEXcited!)

By | 2016-06-08T16:37:16+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: carrier, carrier hotel, carrier-neutral, cloud, Communications Management, Conferences, dark fiber, data, Data Center, fiber, interconnection, IoT, jsa blog, JSA Events, JSA Radio, JSA TV, Network, SDN, Tech Boss, tech event, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We’re just going to leave this here…   Telecom Exchange (TEX), the premier industry networking event where communications and technology meet, has once again surpassed its year-over-year numbers estimates for attendees, media representation and premium sponsors, among others. This year the event, taking place June 21-22 at Cipriani Wall Street in NYC, brings together both tech [...]

MRV Crushing It This Awards Season

By | 2016-05-19T10:53:10+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Categories: awards, B2B, bandwidth, business awards, JSA Clients, MRV, MRV Communications, network equipment, Network Function Virtualization, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SDN, technology award, telecom awards|

MRV Communications takes home the win again.  MRV, the global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions for service providers, data center operators and enterprises, announced today that its OptiPacket OP-X1 access platform was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Hardware Networking/New Product category -- Annual American Business Awards. The OptiPacket OP-X1 combines the features and [...]

MRV Launched Next-Gen Carrier Ethernet Access Device with Software-enabled Scalability

By | 2016-05-05T15:24:17+00:00 May 5th, 2016|Categories: 100G, Application, B2B, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, enterprise, Ethernet, JSA Clients, low latency, Metro Ethernet Forum, Network, network equipment, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, packet services, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™ announced today the launch of the OptiSwitch® OS-V Series.  The OS-V is its next generation portfolio of modular and compact, MEF CE 2.0 Certified 1GbE and 10GbE Carrier Ethernet access devices.  MRV’s OS-V series is delivered in two platforms; the OS-V8 fixed configuration platform and the OS-V20 modular platform, which has two expansion slots engineered [...]

Telecom Thought Leaders Talk Challenges of 2015 and Predictions for 2016 on Next JSA Virtual Roundtable

By | 2015-12-16T15:34:56+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Categories: bandwidth, big data, Broadband, business collaboration, business expansion, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, c-level, carrier, cloud, Connectivity, content delivery network, Financial, Global Telecommunications, Internet, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA TV, network equipment, Network Solutions, Optical Transport, SDN, Software Defined Networking, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom interview, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What better way to kick-off the new year? We invite you to join us for the next installment of the JSA TV CEO Virtual Roundtable series, entitled, 'The Big Growth Companies of 2015 and Predictions for 2016', to be webcasted live on Friday, January 8 at 11:30 AM ET. So plan to grab a morning cup [...]

TEX, DCD Converged Europe Collaborate with the London Internet Exchange (LINX)

By | 2015-11-09T13:42:11+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Categories: big data, business collaboration, c-level, carrier, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, Conferences, Data Center, data center news, enterprise, Events, Global Telecommunications, Internet, Internet of Everything, IoT, jsa blog, Network, network operators, SDN, Software Defined Networking, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Telecom Exchange (TEX), the industry networking event for high-bandwidth network operators, and DatacenterDynamics Converged Europe, the European data center and cloud transformation event, are collaborating with The London Internet Exchange Group (LINX), global leaders of Internet Exchange Points (IXP). As part of the collaboration, LINX’s community members are offered complimentary joint passes to attend both colocated [...]

MRV Communications Featured on JSA TV

By | 2015-10-26T17:10:57+00:00 October 26th, 2015|Categories: Blogs, Brand, Brand Marketing, business strategy, c-level, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, Internet, IT, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, JSA TV, MRV, Network, Network Solutions, NFV, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Scott Wilkinson, SDN, Software Defined Networking, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom interview, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom reports, telecom video, Telecommunications, Video, Video Conferencing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Scott Wilkinson, Senior Director of Technical Marketing at MRV Communications, recently sat down with JSA's very own Dean Perrine to discuss MRV and its offerings. The conversation covers an array of topics and offers a glimpse into MRV, what it does, and what it hopes to do in the future. Dr. Wilkinson has been involved [...]

#SDN Meets #BigData Next Tuesday for Lunch

By | 2015-10-23T16:23:23+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|Categories: big data, Big Data connectivity, Global Telecommunications, MRV, SDN, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Where do the technologies of Big Data and SDN intercept? SDN is changing the networking ecosystem by building the intelligent network for big data analytics. Intelligent networks that are highly customizable, scalable and meet the requirements of Big Data on-demand will be the future of networking and business best practices.  Find out next Tuesday from three [...]

MRV’s OptiSwitch® Empowers Lightower Fiber Networks to Streamline Carrier Ethernet Service Deployment

By | 2015-10-19T11:18:57+00:00 October 19th, 2015|Categories: Application, B2B, business ethernet, business partnership, Lightower, metro ethernet, network equipment, Network Function Virtualization, network growth, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SDN, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”) announced today that Lightower Fiber Networks has expanded its footprint of MRV’s OptiSwitch® Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) service demarcation and first mile aggregation platform. This was done to support an increased number of fiber connections and bandwidth-rich services as Lightower grows its service footprint. Lightower utilizes the OptiSwitch platform at the customer premises for [...]