Expert Perspectives

  • It was a busy week in San Francisco, where Oracle customers, employees, and partners gathered to learn what's new and what's next from the company, and had the opportunity to network with one another.

  • As Oracle 2016 OpenWorld comes to an end today, the event was responsible for some noteworthy announcements from the company and it's CEO Larry Ellison. There was Oracle Database 12c Release 2, and more than 20 new Oracle Cloud Platform and Application services. This includes a range of Infrastructu…

  • Oracle went after the jugular at Amazon this week, launching a crop of cloud data centers that will help the company go head to head against AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google. The new centers will offer IaaS at a low price point, and Oracle is hoping to make the company a serious contender in the clou…

  • Many companies lack the skillsets and resources required to manage cloud management and migrations. In an effort to help its partners address those gaps, Oracle has launched its Cloud Managed Service Provider Program.

  • As Oracle kicks off 2016 OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, the company so far has introduced more than 20 new products and services for its cloud platform. This includes the new innovations to its Oracle Analytics Cloud solution with a comprehensive set of capabilities that will be addressing p…

  • Application delivery controllers have become an important product category in networking. Indeed, mentions of ADCs have arisen again and again in our recent coverage.

NFV Workshop Presentations

Industry News

Events and Activities

Cable-Tec Expo

September 26-29, 2016, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Convention Center

SDN & OpenFlow World Congress

October 10-14, 2016, World Forum, The Hague, Netherlands


November 7-10, 2016, Hilton Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, MD

Carrier Network Virtualization (CNV)

December 12-14, Santa Clara Convention Center, California

Featured Resources

Zero Touch Network-as-a-Service

There is a growing recognition from B2B operators, and in particular from the MEF membership, that they need to modernize operations for delivering network connectivity services to reap the benefits offered by SDN and NFV.

Full End-to-End Network Function Virtualization

As cloud technologies revolutionize the business model of enterprise computing, the telecommunications industry is leveraging the potential of Network Function Virtualization (NFV) as a telco flavor of network cloud computing. However, the move to a cloud business model is complex for communications.

The Road to NFV Success Is Paved with Intelligent Orchestration

CSPs can infuse a high degree of intelligence through business and technology rules that govern workloads and decisions based on key metrics and measurements.

Virtualized Oracle Communications Policy Management Offers Advanced Policy and Charging Capabilities to Communications Service Providers Large and Small

Small, midsize, and large communications service providers (CSPs) are looking for ways to better personalize and monetize the services they offer. But sophisticated policy management capabilities have historically required large investments in hardware and were comparatively bulky—until now.

Oracle Communications Application Orchestrator Makes the Path to NFV More Agile and Open for Service Providers

The ultimate goal of network function virtualization (NFV) is to support a communications world that operates with a more cost-effective and agile infrastructure.