Gartner has positioned Ericsson as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrants for Operations Support Systems and Integrated Revenue and Customer Management (IRCM) for CSPs for the fourth and second consecutive years, respectively.
In major metropolitan areas and smaller cities alike, governments are adopting software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualisation (NFV) to deliver the agility and flexibility needed to support adoption of ‘smart’ technologies that enhance the liveability, workability and sustainability of their locale.
Brocade has announced the launch of Brocade SDN Controller 2.0, a commercial distribution of the OpenDaylight (ODL) controller based on the Lithium ODL release, and two new software-defined networking (SDN) applications – Brocade Topology Manager and Brocade Flow Manager.
Huawei has bought the software-defined networking (SDN) division of Irish telecom software maker Amartus.
Manny Rivelo, the newly appointed CEO of F5 Networks, speaks about life in the age of cloud and SDN, and his company’s transition to software.
Avaya has announced plans to create a new industry certification programme to drive expertise in SDN-Fabric based networking. The Avaya Certified Expert-Fx programme aims to bridge the current skills gap in the Middle East between traditional, hardware-intensive networking technologies and next-generation, software-defined fabric-based networking.
Taj ElKhayat, Managing Director, Middle East, Turkey, North, West, and Central Africa at Riverbed Technology, explains how to overcome challenges in location-independent computing.
Fayez Eweidat, Regional Sales Manager, MENA, Brocade, says SDN is a tremendous growth opportunity for the Middle East IT channel organisations.
Mark Floyd, Chairman and CEO, Cyan
One of Brocade’s main priorities and focus in 2014 will be on strengthening and enabling its regional channel ecosystem and signing this distribution partnership is a big step in this direction.