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By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 4/22/2014
Is Infinera ready to tackle a 100G metro market that at least one other vendor says is already ramping up? That is likely to be one of the questions that comes up as ...
By Carolyn Mathas, 4/22/2014
Long gone are the (good ol'?) days when tech companies appeared to advance their product/service concept from a cocktail napkin-based business plan to Wall Street ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 4/16/2014
While 100G is quickly becoming bandwidth table stakes in the submarine cable sector, Ciena announced today that the Japan-US Cable Network consortium has completed a ...
By Sterling Perrin, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 4/10/2014
The market for packet-optical switch infrastructure is growing rapidly, propelled by the continued rapid uptake of 100G in long-haul networks.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 4/4/2014
Vendor analyst and investor events do not usually generate so much in the way of news, but more often they underscore the reasons why we should feel rah-rah or ...
By Carolyn Mathas, 4/3/2014
Acquisition strategies don't work for everyone, but there are always exceptions: Chipmaker Xilinx looks to be a member of that select group.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/31/2014
Using telecom technology to cheat Wall Street investors? I'm shocked, shocked, I say. But is the technology at fault, or the way it's being used? And what will this ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/31/2014
Also in today's globally warmed EMEA regional roundup: M-Pesa arrives in Romania; Belgacom offloads Telindus; smokin' UC deal for OBS.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/31/2014
Light Reading has extended the deadline for submissions to its Leading Lights awards program by a week, to Monday April 7.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/27/2014
DENVER -- Cable Next-Gen Strategies & Technologies -- The cable industry is well positioned to move to more simplified, distributed networks that may well break with ...
By Carolyn Mathas, 3/27/2014
It was clear at OFC 2014 that service providers want flexible provisioning and seamless upgradeability for 100G and 400G.
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Optimizing SDN & NFV Architectures Through Application Awareness

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Jerome Tollet, CTO at Qosmos, explains how network equipment vendors and operators deploying SDN and NFV can take advantage of network intelligence delivered by DPI to strengthen products and services.
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Wind River Demonstrates Carrier-Grade Software for NFV

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Wind River VP of Product Management, Glenn Seiler, takes a look the industry's first and only complete NFV software platform designed specifically for the unique carrier-grade and high-performance needs of telecom networks.
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Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts

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US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
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Maximizing Customer Experience & Assuring Service Delivery in an IP World

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Steven Shalita, VP of Marketing, NetScout Systems, Inc., discusses the challenges cable/MSO operators face in assuring the delivery of new IP-based services. Key points include the value of proactively managing performance, and using rich analytics and operational intelligence to better understand service and usage trends, make smarter business decisions and ...
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Bye-Bye DVD: Consumers Embrace Digital Video

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Veteran video analyst Colin Dixon, founder and principal analyst of nScreenMedia, says research shows 56% are using digital video already.
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Video: TW Cable Puts Multicast Gateways to the Test

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Tom Gonder, a chief architect at Time Warner Cable, explains how its trial of multicast gateways is impacting IP-based video plans.
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Managing & Monetizing Big Data in Operator Environments

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At Mobile World Congress, Gigamon's Director of Service Provider Solutions, Andy Huckridge, and Heavy Reading Analyst Sarah Wallace discuss the 'big data' issues facing carriers and operators today.
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Data Center Energy – Build Your Data Center in a Modular Way

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Dr. Fang Liangzhou, VP Network Energy Product Line, shared his thoughts about the challenges for data centers during CeBIT 2014.
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Agile Network Solution – An Overview of Huawei's Agile Network Solution

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Ajay Gupta, Director of Product Marketing, Networking Product Line, gives an overview of the Agile Network Solutions during CeBIT 2014.
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Huawei’s eLTE Voice Trunking, Video and Data Applied for Railways

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Gottfried Winter is the Sales Director at Funkwerk, a German specialist in GSM-r terminals and a long-time partner of Huawei. At CeBIT 2014, Winter talks to Light Reading about this partnership and the integration of enhanced voice trunking, video and data functions.
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LeaseWeb Speaks Highly of Huawei's Datacenter Products

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Rene Olde Olthof, Operations Director LeaseWeb, talks about the next data center transformation during CeBIT 2014.
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Comcast: Reshaping the Cable Network Architecture

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Shamim Akhtar, Comcast's architect and senior director of network strategy, explains why the cable company is moving to a more distributed network architecture.
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Network functions virtualization (NFV) has taken the lead as a vital technology enabler to deliver end-to-end orchestrated services. Accordingly, the industry has defined nine potential areas and related use cases where NFV can be applied with the greatest effect. As a result, there are now several proof-of-concept (POC) trials running in labs across the globe in operator networks.
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