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Juniper Cloud Metro Introduced, With the Goal of Reimagining Networking for Operators

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Juniper unveils its Cloud Metro vision advocating that operators need to refresh their approach to metro architectures to assure an indispensable and prime influential role in the scale out and monetization of swiftly expanding 5G, IoT, and edge services. Futurum’s Ron Westfall analyzes how operators can use Juniper’s portfolio to build massively scalable IP fabrics, embedded service intelligence, and automated, service-assured network slicing to deliver the premium, differentiated services key to determining their own ecosystem destiny in the 5G digital era, as well as the competitive implications for Juniper’s rivals.

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NVIDIA’s AI-on-5G Ecosystem kicks off at NVIDIA GTC 2021, Designed to Turbo Boost 5G Vertical Use Cases

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NVIDIA’s AI-on-5G addresses expanding 5G ecosystem demand for collaboration in offering 5G-enabled AI to industry verticals. Futurum’s Ron Westfall appraises NVIDIA’s AI-on-5G collaboration initiative and why it bolsters NVIDIA’s ability to target verticals across the mobile ecosystem by expanding 5G and AI monetization opportunities for CSPs and partners, as well as why NVIDIA needs to counter Intel more directly in the AI meets 5G realm.

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Pluribus Networks Freedom 9000 Series Switches Expansion Openly Drives Disaggregated Network Expansion

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Pluribus Networks new Freedom 9000 Series switches expand Pluribus’ addressable market in the data center networking realm and bolster the company’s open source ecosystem influence through their listing on the OCP Solution Provider Marketplace. Futurum’s Ron Westfall analyzes the new Freedom 9000 Series switch offerings and why they strengthen Pluribus Network’s mission to deliver disaggregated scale-out networking for single site and multi-site private and public cloud environments, as well as implications for the competitive landscape.