Digital Transformation is steering development in a decidedly software defined direction, as rigid architectures of the past are giving way to agile, on-demand and automated deployments and services driving industry into a new era. A shining example of some of today's innovation is in Web-scale networking. With the weekend upon us, there's no better time than the present to take a look at the week that was in Web-scale networking: Time for the Week in Review!
AT&T (News - Alert) is exploring the use of machine learning to predict problems and use automation for self healing. Japan’s SoftBank has automated radio access network design with the help of ML. South Korea’s SK Telecom (News - Alert) says it’s working on ways to use artificial intelligence for greater 5G network efficiency, which it expects to have operational in two to three years. And Australia’s Telstra (News - Alert) has been writing about the potential for AI to allow its network to make changes to APIs to the network can adapt to various scenarios. Learn more about AI and the adaptive future of networking HERE.
It’s not just the wireless airwaves that are rife with action. Wireline connections are overflowing with data too, in part due to the large and growing number of wireless applications, devices, networks, and radios. And those wireline assets include subsea fibers. Delve deeper into the matter HERE.
Running from October 29th-November 2nd at the JW Marriott LA LIVE Hotel in Los Angeles, California, MEF18 will bring together more than 125 supporting technology organizations and companies. Attendees will have a front row seat to industry leading service providers and technology partners putting performance and opportunity on display. All the details are HERE.
ACG Research and Ciena research suggests service providers investing in autonomous networks primarily to deliver better customer experiences. This joint research is based on 200 surveys and interviews. Participants included traditional CSPs, cloud and content webscale providers, and large enterprises. Unpack the report HERE.
Remember to stop by early and often for your fill of things Web-scale networking! See you next week!