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The NFV Carrier Opportunity – Takeaways from Light Reading’s Big Telecom Event

June 16, 2015 — by Mike O'Malley1

On Tuesday June 9th, I presented at Light Reading’s Big Telecom Event and spoke about NFV in the mobile network. The event hosted a few thousand attendees for several hot Chicago days by the Lake and the NFV session was well attended.

NFV is a hot topic in the Carrier industry. According to Heavy Reading, nearly 50% of the Carriers said that they are currently testing NFV solutions in their networks and the other 50% claimed they are in active study on the topic. 

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Leveraging SDN and NFV for Comprehensive and Cost-effective Cyber Network Defense & Application Delivery

May 12, 2015 — by Mike O'Malley2

Last week I spent a few days in sunny (and crowded) San Jose, California at the NFV World Forum.  The theme this year was largely about open environments and interoperability, ushered on by the standardization efforts behind NFV, along with the related topics of carrier-grade service assurance and reliability.  I was fortunate to speak about how Radware is actively investing in open environments as the architecture becomes common platforms for commercial implementations.  Radware is implementing SDN and NFV in network security and application delivery domains to help service providers achieve radical cost reduction while benefitting from the advantages of cloud-based application services.

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Beyond Free Calls — Protecting Your Business from Phone System Fraud

September 8, 2014 — by Patrick McNeil3

Denial of Service (DoS) has reigned as the most headline-grabbing network attack over the past three years.  However, the truth is that attacks come in all different flavors ranging from Distributed DoS (DDoS) to low-volume application-layer attacks that target user credentials, financial information, trade secrets, or abuse of services to commit fraud.  At the application layer we most often think of HTTP, however, there are almost an immeasurable number of Layer 7 applications available for exploit.

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Impressions from a Business Seminar in Vienna: Freezing Outside, Hot Inside!

February 12, 2012 — by Nir Ilani1

A couple of weeks ago, during part of my European business travel to visit our customers, I had the privilege of being invited to speak at a seminar focused on next-generation data center needs & trends at Interxion in Vienna, Austria. While the outside temperature was almost zero, the seminar was one of the best (read: fun) I’ve ever attended.

But first, who’s Interxion? Interxion is a leading pan-European provider of hosting and colocation services – which means that their end-customers own and manage their servers/network equipment while Interxion takes care of the data center space, electricity, cooling and connectivity.  They have huge, impressive operation operating 28 data centers in 11 countries and serving 12,000 customers (carriers, enterprises, content providers, mobile service providers and more).