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Tag: Azure Networking

Scalable management of virtualized RAN with Kubernetes

Original Post Read More Among the many important reasons why telecommunication companies should be attracted to Microsoft Azure are our network and system management tools. Azure has invested many intellectual and engineering cycles in the development of a sophisticated, robust framework that manages millions of servers and several hundred thousand

Strengthen your security with Policy Analytics for Azure Firewall

Original Post Read More This blog was co-authored by Gopikrishna Kannan, Principal Program Manager, Azure Networking. Network security policies are constantly evolving to keep pace with the demands of workloads. With the acceleration of workloads to the cloud, network security policies—Azure Firewall policies in particular—are frequently changing and often updated

Ensure zone resilient outbound connectivity with NAT gateway

Original Post Read More Our customers—across all industries—have a critical need for highly available and resilient cloud frameworks to ensure business continuity and adaptability of ever-growing workloads. One way that customers can achieve resilient and reliable infrastructures in Microsoft Azure (for outbound connectivity) is by setting up their deployments across

New Azure for Operators solution accelerator offers a fast path to network insights

Original Post Read More 5G marks an inflection point for operators. The disaggregation of software and hardware in 5G enables operators to move telecommunication workloads to public or hybrid public/private cloud infrastructures, giving them unprecedented agility and flexibility to deliver exceptional customer experiences and realize cost efficiencies. However, the full

Azure private MEC—A thriving partner ecosystem

Original Post Read More In June of 2021, Microsoft introduced Azure private multi-access edge compute (MEC), a solution that enables operators and system integrators (SI’s) to deliver high performance, low latency connectivity, together with IoT applications at the edge, helping to deliver the next wave of digital transformation. This is

Enhance Azure Firewall policy management with Tufin SecureTrack integration

Original Post Read More Organizations today are faced with growing network challenges with hundreds of network assets deployed in hybrid and multi-cloud environments. Daily tasks such as enabling access or troubleshooting network connectivity issues have become increasingly more complex and spread across different teams within the organization. In addition, organizations

High availability solutions on Microsoft Azure by SLES for SAP Applications

Original Post Read More This post was co-authored with Sherry Yu, Director of SAP Success Architect, SUSE. In today’s business world, service availability and reliability are key to a successful digital transformation. Extensive downtime not only costs a business revenue and productivity, but may also cause reputational damage. SUSE and

Dive deep into NAT gateway’s SNAT port behavior

Original Post Read More In our last blog, we examined a scenario on how network address translation (NAT) gateway mitigates connection failures happening at the same destination endpoint with its randomized source network address translation (SNAT) port selection and reuse timers. In addition to handling these scenarios, NAT gateway’s unique

Security for next generation telecommunication networks

Original Post Read More Almost two years ago, the National Defense Science Board invited me to participate in the Summer Study 2020 Panel, “Protecting the Global Information Infrastructure.” They requested that I brief them on the evolution of the global communications infrastructure connecting all nations. The U.S., like other nations,