News & Views
Content posted in May 2017
Survey Says: SD-WAN No Panacea
Rewired | 5/31/2017 | 2 comments
SD-WAN market set to surge but it's not replacing MPLS anytime soon, and there will be security and operational challenges ahead, according to a 451 Research survey.
Boingo CMO: Why We Need More Female Leaders
Women in Comms Introduction Videos | 5/31/2017 | 1 comment
Companies make more money when there are women in leadership, Boingo CMO Dawn Callahan says. She shares why there can never be too many women in leadership roles in the tech industry and how to increase today's numbers.
Yvette Kanouff Shares Cisco's Automation Equation
LRTV Documentaries | 5/31/2017 | 1 comment
Yvette Kanouff, senior vice president and general manager of the service provider business at Cisco, tells BCE attendees how the vendor is helping operators and enterprises automate their networks to be simpler, faster, scalable and self-healing.
Level 3: Lessons From Recent DDoS Attacks
LRTV Interviews | 5/31/2017 | 1 comment
Internet of Things devices are becoming attack vectors, and the situation will only get worse with the proliferation of devices and malware, as well as the spread of toolkits that hackers can use to create attacks.
Making 5G NR a Reality With Qualcomm
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 5/30/2017 | Post a comment
Listen to Dr. John Smee, VP of Engineering at Qualcomm Technologies, describe how the industry is preparing to accelerate 5G NR -- the global 5G standard -- for commercial deployments starting as early as 2019.
Cisco Demos Full Duplex
News Analysis | 5/30/2017 | Post a comment
Cisco's Full Duplex tech is a preliminary step toward delivering symmetrical 10-gigabit broadband speeds over legacy HFC networks.
Developing Tomorrow's Media Leaders Today
Breznick Unbound | 5/30/2017 | 1 comment
Light Reading is teaming up with Interactive TV Works to support the Interactive Launch Competition, a case-study competition that promotes new TV, broadband and online technologies and apps.
How Wireless Aims to Trump Fiber
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/29/2017 | 10 comments
In many cases, advocates say, wireless broadband service may make more sense and be more cost-effective than stringing fiber or cable all the way to the customer.
How the NIA Aims to Advance NFV
Between the CEOs | 5/25/2017 | 1 comment
Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
Making Video a Basic Service
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/25/2017 | 2 comments
It's time for reluctant telecom carriers to treat video as a core service offering so that it can generate plenty of fresh revenue and growth opportunities for them.
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders grills Cisco's Roland Acra on how he's bringing automation to life inside the data center.
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