Jio’s entry to Indian market with disruptive offers forced competitors to reduce data pricing, as a result there was a dramatic increase in Facebook traffic. The impact was so much that it took Facebook’s global monthly active user (MAU) numbers to record highs. In its December-quarter earnings call with investors on Wednesday, the social media giant…
Nuage Networks, a venture of Alcatel-Lucent, announced that CenturyLink has selected its technology to provide networking functionality for CenturyLink’s Programmable Services Backbone (PSB) network architecture. With Nuage Networks Virtualised Services Patform, CenturyLink will deliver Cloud control, efficient operations and comprehensive, consistent security.
“By moving virtualized network functions from a hardware appliance to a pure software environment coordinated by OpenStack and Nuage Networks, CenturyLink will be able to automate provisioning with a policy-based approach,” Nuage Networks Chief Executive Officer Sunil Khandekar said. “It allows CenturyLink to develop, launch and perfect virtualized network services rapidly.”
“With a focus on our customers, CenturyLink is transforming its network to offer businesses quick delivery of reliable and automated services, and is pushing those services where they are most needed – at the edge of our network,” said Aamir Hussain, CenturyLink executive vice president and chief technology officer. “This fundamental architectural shift will enable dynamic delivery of scalable services for customers and provide even more differentiated services in the future.” Read more