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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/24/2017
Patrick Sweeney, new CEO of SD-WAN vendor Talari Networks, has a plan to grow the company using a channel-focused approach that worked with his previous company, ...
By Craig Matsumoto, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 11/21/2017
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced today that chief executive Meg Whitman will step down as of Feb. 1, to be replaced by Antonio Neri, currently HPE's ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/21/2017
SD-WAN supplier Talari Networks has hired former SonicWall executive Patrick Sweeney as CEO, replacing former CEO Mark Masur.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/21/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Slovak Telekom goes with Netcracker for billing; DT teams up with Fraunhofer for IoT; Intracom backhauls video in Warsaw.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 11/17/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Apple's diversity efforts fall flat; Uber under fire again for not protecting passengers; women in tech in China break glass ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/10/2017
Seeking to halt an all-out investor revolt, Altice is betting that its old, tried-and-true management team can restore faith in the company after a harrowing week ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/10/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: mixed Q3 fortunes at Telecom Italia; Tele2 gets into electric cars; Gemalto's IoT module; compensation ahoy for cheesed-off UK ...
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By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 11/10/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Women in tech are finally reaching the small screen; kids take over teaching; techies are starting to feel self-conscious; and more.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/7/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson upgrades Mobily network in Saudi Arabia; Vodafone turns to V for Victory in the consumer IoT market; Nokia and Vodacom ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/2/2017
LONDON -- Sigma Systems CTO Catherine Michel admits she's tired of having to talk about women not getting the equal treatment they deserve in the technology field -- ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/2/2017
Software may be eating the world, but data is in the driver's seat, and so it shouldn't be surprising that AT&T now has a chief data officer. What might be ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/1/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BICS closes Telesign acquisition; Orange takes to the high seas with BlueTide; du Plessis in the BT hotseat.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/20/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN boss to step down next April; EU gets tough on OTTs and privacy; more UK spectrum auction ructions.
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CIOs: Time to Run IT as a Business
Larry Bonfante, 11/24/2017
For years, CIOs ran IT as a separate entity within the enterprise. The popularity ...
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Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 11/23/2017
Since it's Thanksgiving, Enterprise Cloud News decided to look at five cloud ...
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Andrew Morawski, Head of IoT, Americas, Vodafone, 11/24/2017
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Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
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WiC has been profiling female movers and shakers in the next-gen comms industry ...
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The Light Reading team has deliberated over this year's Hall of Fame candidates, ...
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