Ciena beefs up SDN/NFV platform with $400M Cyan deal

Network supplier Ciena announced a $400 million cash and stock deal to acquire software specialist Cyan, marking yet another move by traditional hardware vendors to shore up their NFV/SDN credentials as mobile and fixed operators seek to become more agile …

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Telefonica, Cyan, Red Hat to optimise NFV architecture

Software defined networking (SDN) specialist Cyan has announced a collaboration with European carrier Telefónica and Linux developer Red Hat to develop a network functions virtualization (NFV) architecture optimised for communications service providers.