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VMware Updates NFV Platform for 5G, Multi-Cloud Networks

VMware announced vCloud NFV-OpenStack Edition 3.0, with new network functions virtualization (NFV) features purpose-built for communications service providers (CSPs) running modern 5G and multi-cloud networks. The company said its new approach was required by the coming advent of 5G, which it said “promises to improve efficiency, enhance security, reduce latency times, increase network capacity, and …

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Carrier cloud needs 5G wireless networks, other drivers for success

All of the wondrous software-based efforts we hear about clearly need something for the software to run on: an efficient, software-centric, hardware-based cloud configuration we call carrier cloud. Most everything on operators’ lists of transformational goals can be done with the carrier cloud, but the big question is really how the carrier cloud will get …

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Google Cloud Platform flexes its muscles in aggressive push for cloud supremacy

The giants of the public cloud computing industry are extremely well known. Based on their usage, the top three vendors are AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. They each have their own unique purposeful service offerings with their own set of strengths and weaknesses. Their offerings make them the preferred choice for certain projects. …

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Even for Virtualized Networks, Hardware Vendor Choice Matters

Fifth-generation (5G) cellular promises gigabit speeds, single-digit-millisecond latencies and mission-critical reliability. To deliver on those promises, mobile operators and the companies that serve them need to take a fundamentally different approach to infrastructure. The foundation for that new approach is software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), which enable a lot of radio access …

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Why data scientists are trading traditional big data for cloud-native tech

Cloud-native data science is on the rise, as traditional Hadoop-centric big data infrastructure falls out of favor, according to a Wednesday report from data science platform Anaconda. The company surveyed 4,218 data science students, professionals, academics, and software developers who use the platform. In terms of data sources, files reign supreme, with the majority of …

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