software defined networking

CENX Opens the Gateway to True Network Automation for Tier 1 CSP

By |2018-01-24T13:52:43-05:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: 5G, AI, Big Data analytics, CENX, General, NFV, SDN, Software Defined Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

CENX, a global leader in next-generation service assurance software has been selected by a leading Tier 1 Communication Service Provider (CSP) to serve as the single source of service assurance for wireless, wireline and cloud environments, facilitating a transition to full automation across the CSP’s global network. The latest iteration of the CENX software, CENX 7, which [...]

CENX 7: Enabling Closed-Loop Assurance Automation across Virtual Hybrid Networks

By |2017-11-14T19:52:46-05:00November 14th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

CENX, the global leader in next generation service assurance software, has launched CENX 7, a hyper-scale assurance platform that enables closed-loop assurance automation across virtual and hybrid networks. The latest release is part of CENX's ongoing investment in providing Tier 1-ready solutions that enable service providers to rapidly deliver and cost-effectively manage complex services over hybrid [...]

CENX Welcomes Industry Veteran Edward Kennedy as New President and CEO

By |2017-06-27T16:58:25-05:00June 27th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

CENX has proudly announced the appointment of Edward Kennedy as its new President and CEO. As a CENX Board of Directors member with over 30 years of industry experience building global networks, Edward will leverage the valuable insight he’s gained into company operations, personnel and overall strategy to steer the ship. “We are very excited to [...]

CENX Joins European Telecommunications Standard Institute’s (ETSI) Open Source MANO (OSM) Community

By |2017-06-07T16:53:49-05:00June 7th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

CENX, a global leader in software solutions for the telecom industry, has joined European Telecommunications Standard Institute’s (ETSI) Open Source MANO (OSM) community. ETSI is an independent, not-for-profit association with over 800 member companies and organizations from 67 countries, all who participate directly in its work. ETSI produces globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), [...]

LightRiver Announces Exciting Acquisition, Expands Software Capabilities

By |2017-06-06T16:04:33-05:00June 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 [...]

CENX Named “Outstanding Digital Enablement Vendor” by Light Reading’s Leading Lights Award Program

By |2017-05-17T13:05:53-05:00May 17th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

CENX, a global leader in software solutions for the telecom industry, was awarded the “Outstanding Digital Enablement Vendor” award at this week’s Leading Lights Award Dinner for its namesake product, which allows service providers end-to-end, real-time visibility into their network in a single pane. Leading Lights is the annual awards program, now in its 13th year, [...]

CENX becomes the first ‘next generation’ assurance company to receive TM Forum Compliance

By |2017-04-25T16:06:04-05:00April 25th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

CENX, a leading provider of network and service operations solutions, has recently been awarded the TM Forum Frameworx™ Conformance Certification for the 6.1 version of its namesake product. By receiving this certification, CENX joins an esteemed group of companies such as Verizon, Ericsson, Vodafone, Telefonica, Accenture, and many others with products, solutions, and resources certified by this [...]

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

By |2017-02-28T15:31:07-05:00February 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. [...]

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

By |2016-08-17T16:46:19-05:00August 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 – [...]

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

By |2016-05-05T15:24:17-05:00May 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 [...]

#SDN Meets #BigData Next Tuesday for Lunch

By |2015-10-23T16:23:23-05:00October 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 |2015-10-19T11:18:57-05:00October 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 [...]

LightRiver to Cover SDN and NFV at Upcoming UTC Event

By |2015-10-13T09:18:22-05:00October 12th, 2015|Categories: B2B, business questions, business strategy, c-level, Data Center, Event Sponsorship, Events, Factory Built Network, IT, jsa blog, JSA Clients, LightRiver, LightRiver Labs, Network Function Virtualization, NFV, PR, SDN, Software Defined Networking, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

LightRiver Technologies, Inc., a leader in Factory Built NetworkTM design and commissioning, has been very busy partnering with the Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) this month. The company, based in Concord, Calif., already attended the UTC Region 4 meeting on Oct. 1 in Acme, Mich., and the UTC Region 3 meeting on Oct. 7 in Mobile, Ala. [...]

MRV Prepping for Busy Week of Events

By |2015-10-08T13:06:52-05:00October 8th, 2015|Categories: 100G, B2B, best practices, Brand, Brand Marketing, business collaboration, business continuity, business partnership, business questions, business strategy, c-level, cable, Chief Marketing, cloud, Conferences, Content, customer service solutions, data, Data Center, data center build, Data Center Connectivity, data center construction, data center expansion, DCIM, enterprise, Events, High Speed Internet, Internet, Internet Service Providers, IT, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Clients, marketing strategy, Meetings, MRV, Network, network equipment, Network Function Virtualization, network growth, Network Solutions, network upgrade, NFV, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, partnerships, power distribution, PR, R&D, Research, research and development, rural areas, SDN, Software Defined Networking, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom interview, telecom media, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Next week will be a very busy one for MRV Communications, as the company prepares to make appearances at two important industry events. The global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions will be attending the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress, Oct. 12 to 16, 2015 in Düsseldorf, Germany, presented by Layer123. Zeev Draer, Vice President of [...]

GEN15 Surpasses 40 Service Provider & Technology Vendor Sponsors

By |2015-04-28T09:51:11-05:00April 28th, 2015|Categories: bandwidth, business partnership, carrier, community news, Conferences, Content, Content Delivery, content delivery network, data, Data Center, enterprise, Equipment Manufacturer, Ethernet, Event Sponsorship, Events, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, Low-Latency Network, managed services, metro ethernet, Metro Ethernet Forum, mobile, network operators, NGN Online News, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SaaS, SDN, Software Defined Networking, Technology, technology trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MEF announces growing sponsorship support for the global GEN15 conference (www.gen15.com) being held on 16-19 November 2015 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. AT&T is the Host Operator Sponsor for this year’s event. Other newly announced GEN15 sponsors are Platinum Sponsor Verizon; Gold Sponsors Alcatel-Lucent and Oracle Communications; Silver Sponsors PLDT, Infinera, and Raisecom; and [...]

Allied Fiber Chooses Colo Atl to Support its Southeast Route

By |2015-02-10T15:30:56-05:00February 10th, 2015|Categories: carrier-neutral, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, Georgia Technology Center, Internet Exchange, IP peering, JS&A News, JSA Clients, network operators, network route, peering, SDN, service providers, Software Defined Networking, Southeast Network Access Point, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Colo Atl announced that Allied Fiber has joined their growing list of network operators and service providers.  Allied’s partnership with Colo Atl is part of its fiber build across the Southeast, extending 700 miles from Miami, FL to Atlanta, GA.  Along with Colo Atl’s strategic Downtown Atlanta location, Allied Fiber joins their long-time partner for its [...]