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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/30/2017
AT&T this morning unveiled multiple new initiatives, all based on collaboration efforts, just in time for its annual AT&T Summit. The new initiatives address key ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 9/7/2017
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By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 8/30/2017
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By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/20/2017
After almost a year-long search, digital transformation specialist CENX has appointed optical industry veteran Ed Kennedy as president and CEO. Kennedy will take over ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/8/2017
SAN FRANCISCO -- Calix today announced the latest leap forward for its AXOS Software-Defined Access, adding a Subscriber Management Module that combines access and ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/12/2017
Netcracker today is unveiling its latest software release, Netcracker 12, which it says enables network operators to deliver digital services faster by decoupling ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 5/1/2017
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By Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Managing Editor, 4/27/2017
As service providers virtualize their network functions to speed service delivery, improve revenue and decrease costs, they are also moving toward utilizing ...
By Kaela Loffler, Director, Marketing & Industry Alliances, Netrounds, 3/22/2017
Last month I sat on a plane full of anticipation -- this year marked my second journey to the tech industry's hallowed event, Mobile World Congress. The big show. The ...
By Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Managing Editor, 3/21/2017
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By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 1/31/2017
When Ciena's Chief Operating Officer (COO) François Locoh-Donou announced last week that he'd be leaving the optical giant in March, it seemed just a matter of time ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/25/2017
Every vendor of virtualization technology is promising to help network operators get services to market faster, but Calix today is tackling one of the tougher ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/8/2016
Google's purchase of API specialist Apigee for $625 million is yet another signal that applications are increasingly the primary means of interaction for businesses ...
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Comcast Taps Amazon As 'Preferred' Cloud Provider
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 1/16/2018
Comcast is turning to Amazon Web Services as it looks to augment waning ...
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Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 1/16/2018
Bolsters natural-language capabilities for Smartsheet's service that aims to ...
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Chris Antlitz, Senior Analyst, TBR, 1/16/2018
5G and the cloud will usher in an era of automation, reassignment and retraining ...
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Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 1/12/2018
A software-driven operations with an emphasis on automation is key for CSPs to ...
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Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 1/8/2014
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