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AT&T's Tech President Preps Workforce for the Future
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7/26/2017  |  6 comments
AT&T is focused on the software-defined network of the future and is reskilling its workforce to get ready too, according to AT&T's President of Technology Development Melissa Arnoldi.
WiC Radio: Tune In to Hear the Ovum Outlook
Que Sera Sarah  | 
7/25/2017  |  1 comment
Nicole Engelbert, the director of research and analsis for Ovum, will be joining Women in Comms on Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 11:00 a.m. EST to talk all things women in tech.
SoftBank Eyeing Major Stake in Uber – Report
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7/25/2017  |  1 comment
Having made investments in Uber rivals throughout Asia, Japan's SoftBank is now eyeing a stake in the US company.
NetScout Data to Power Arbor Security
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7/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Two years after the acquisition of Arbor, NetScout's real-time performance data will help power Arbor's advanced threat detection.
Eurobites: Cattaneo Hopes for €30M Kiss-Off
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7/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Maroc Telecom's revenues down; ex-Xerox exec to supervise VEON; Nokia reclassifies its financials.
WiCipedia: From New Zealand to the Silicon Prairie & Beyond
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7/21/2017  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Women in tech make a timely departure; Smartphones put safety first; Silicon Prairie makes a statement; and more.
Deloitte Does Away With Diversity-Focused ERGs
Que Sera Sarah  | 
7/20/2017  |  1 comment
Consulting firm will build 'inclusion councils' with white men in the mix instead of employee resource groups for women and minorities alone.
Battle Begins for Small Cells, Smart Cities
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7/20/2017  |  1 comment
It's cities versus states in the latest battle over small cell deployments.
Cisco: Mentoring Critical to Attract & Retain Women
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7/19/2017  |  1 comment
Liz Centoni, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco's Computing System Product Group, shares why mentoring in all its forms is important for women and what Cisco is doing that's made a difference for women in tech.
Nutanix's First CIO Balances Her Many Roles
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7/19/2017  |  1 comment
As the first CIO of Nutanix, Wendy Pfeiffer has many roles to play at the company. Here's how she finds a balance at the up-and-coming cloud vendor.
Can Mushroom Sprout in Crowded SD-WAN Field?
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7/18/2017  |  7 comments
Vendor bringing VNF Design Studio to service provider market promising more flexible, app-centric and automated SD-WAN services.
Google Ordered to Turn Over Some Pay Details
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7/18/2017  |  1 comment
The search giant maintains that it has no wage disparity between its male and female employees, but a judge is asking for contact info for 8,000 employees to prove it.
WiCipedia: From Topless Robots to Killer Airbags
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7/14/2017  |  3 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Scantily clad robots and Ashton Kutcher make headlines; Say bye-bye to White House science; Will Gen Z close the gap?; and more.
Affirmed Slices Into Network Management, Aims for IPO
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7/13/2017  |  Post a comment
The NFV startup wants to replace 'blunt instrument' slicing with automation software.
Verizon VP Talks Network, Career Planning
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7/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Heidi Hemmer, vice president of Technology, Strategy & Planning at Verizon, shares how bold bets and the future of tech define her career.
Intel's Newest Xeon Targets AI, Blockchain & NFV
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7/11/2017  |  3 comments
Xeon Scalable does it all, Intel claims: AI, NFV, HPC, blockchain...
Darktrace Raises $75M to Fight Cybercrime With AI
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7/11/2017  |  3 comments
The UK-based startup, which has tripled its growth in the US in the past year and doubled its headcount to 500, is now valued at $825 million.
Eurobites: BT Calls in McKinsey to Stop the Rot
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7/10/2017  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cattaneo considers his options; Etisalat doubles down on IoT; BT and KPMG on cybersecurity.
WiCipedia: VR's 'Man-Babies' & No Watershed Moments – Yet
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7/7/2017  |  1 comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Apologies don't create change but action does; women in virtual reality speak out; how media affects girls' career choices; and more.
Global Capacity: Bandwidth Demand Driving Ethernet Growth
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7/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Global Capacity's VP of Marketing Mary Stanhope talks about how the demand for bandwidth is changing the way service providers deliver broadband.
Hey Men of Silicon Valley, Stop Being Creepy!
Que Sera Sarah  | 
7/5/2017  |  12 comments
How many more women have to come forward and public apologies issued before we can just agree that now is the time to stop being creepy and start being decent human beings?
Eurobites: Ericsson's Chairman Falls on His Sword
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7/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia in antitrust probe over broadband rollout; Nokia swaps patents with Xiaomi; Telia Estonia says goodbye to PSTN through the medium of cake.
BT VP: Women Should Fill Security Talent Gap
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7/5/2017  |  2 comments
By 2020 there will be six security jobs for every qualified worker, and Kate Kuehn, vice president of Security for BT in the Americas, says BT wants to encourage women to fill the shortage in jobs.
AT&T Embracing Software-Defined Access
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7/3/2017  |  1 comment
With a 'pivot' to XGS-PON comes a much broader look at how access itself can be virtualized for multivendor interoperability and flexibility.
College Professor Finds a Home in AT&T Labs
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7/3/2017  |  1 comment
AT&T Labs Director DeDe Paul combines a knack for mathematics with people skills to help the carrier make business use of its piles and piles of network and customer data.
WiCipedia: 'Persona Non Grata' Tech Moms & the Refugee STEM Pilot
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6/30/2017  |  1 comment
This week in our WiC roundup: A man wears a minidress to work when shorts won't cut it; an inspiring pilot travels alone to spread the word of STEM; tech moms get no respect; and more.
Trump Nominates Pai Ally for Final FCC Slot
News Analysis  | 
6/29/2017  |  8 comments
If Brendan Carr is confirmed alongside Jessica Rosenworcel, it would restore the FCC's slate of commissioners to its intended complement of five.
Eurobites: BT's Italian Trials Not Over Yet
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6/29/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT bolsters UC with Cisco Spark; Nokia goes on Chinese expedition, closes Comptel deal; Telegram app does as its told in Russia.
Smart Cities See Fog Rolling In
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6/28/2017  |  1 comment
From cloud to edge to fog, new networking strategies are starting to emerge in the smart cities sector.
Intel Ushers in the Revolutionary 5G Era
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
6/28/2017  |  1 comment
5G will bring job opportunities for women in telco and IT, as well as a whole new era of communications for consumers and industries of all kinds, says Caroline Chan, vice president and general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division at Intel.
Cisco Spent $2M to Close Minor Pay Gaps
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6/27/2017  |  4 comments
Improvements in analytics have allowed Cisco to granularly understand its employees' pay and rectify any gaps after an upfront investment of $2 million.
Empowering Women in Africa – From the US
Mentor Monday  | 
6/26/2017  |  1 comment
Nneoma Nwankwo, a Citi analyst and founder of Empower46, helps bring news of female education and empowerment across Africa to the US.
WiCipedia: The Cool Tech Girl & Rallycross Racing
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6/23/2017  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Collete Davis runs the (startup) world; raising boys and girls differently; stop interrupting me!; and more.
Netflix's Lesson in Culture Expectation Settings
Que Sera Sarah  | 
6/21/2017  |  8 comments
Over-the-top content company cuts its famous 120-slide deck down to 10 pages to communicate its values and culture to those both inside and outside of its business.
Kalanick Steps Down as Uber CEO
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6/21/2017  |  7 comments
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has caved to investor pressure, making his leave of absence permanent as the ride-hailing company looks for a new CFO and chief executive to fill his spot.
Infinera's Sales Director Paints Tech's Big Picture
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6/21/2017  |  1 comment
Shannon Williams, Infinera's director of sales, shares how she achieves work's many balancing acts -- between her role and the broader company, today and tomorrow's tech and more.
CENX Names Industry Veteran Kennedy CEO
News Analysis  | 
6/20/2017  |  1 comment
Ed Kennedy, a big name in the optical space, will take over the CEO slot at CENX, currently being filled by CFO Kim Butler.
Eurobites: Nokia Demos 10G PON for Mobile Fronthaul
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6/20/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's new medical devices go on sale; Italtel wins 5G funding; Celine Dion in cake form!
AT&T AI Director on Diversity in Data Mining
Mentor Monday  | 
6/19/2017  |  1 comment
AT&T Labs is made up of engineers, scientists and experts from all walks of life, not necessarily by design, but Director Ann Skudlark says it's an important part of its success.
Verizon Adds Cloud-Based VNFs
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6/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Initial offerings include the usual suspects: SD-WAN, security and WAN optimization, and the company expects most firms will go hybrid.
EBU Rides Into Virtual Reality 'Wild West'
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6/16/2017  |  Post a comment
The European Broadcast Union is taking an active role in shaping new standards in the virtual reality arena.
WiCipedia: 50 to Watch & the 'Sheryl Sandberg of Mexico'
WiCipedia  | 
6/16/2017  |  1 comment
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: GTB releases list of 50 women in telecom to watch in 2017; She Loves Tech competes in Pakistan; Erica Baker is our new role model; and more.
Eurobites: Roaming Rumpus Isn't Over Yet
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6/15/2017  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia's sheep project raises the baa on NB-IoT; Sky and Virgin collaborate on TV ads; BT's new woman in the Americas.
Data Sharing Key to AT&T's AI Push
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6/15/2017  |  3 comments
SDN, AI and machine learning are changing how AT&T manages its network, but breaking down silos and empowering all its employees to be data scientists has been the real key to its transformation.
Trump Names Democratic FCC Choice
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6/14/2017  |  1 comment
President Trump plans to re-nominate Jessica Rosenworcel as a Democratic Commissioner on the FCC, less than six months after she left the telecom agency.
Eurobites: London AI Startup Thinks Big
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6/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU operators prepare for roaming charges revolution; DigitalRoute beefs up its board; Ryan Reynolds gets BT into trouble (again).
Parallel Wireless Founder Takes the Non-Traditional Path
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
6/14/2017  |  2 comments
And that's made all the difference for Kaitki Agaawal, who shares her story and advice, as well as her perspective on wireless network evolutions with WiC in Austin.
Uber Hopes Holder Reform Will Stop Implosion
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6/13/2017  |  3 comments
Uber has accepted the 47 recommendations made by former US Attorney Eric Holder to improve its culture, including a leave of absence for its CEO.
Arbor DDoS Mitigation Beefs Up Bigtime
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6/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Arbor Cloud doubles its current capacity with plans to double again by year's end, with 17 traffic scrubbing centers worldwide.
Kalanick & Michael Out, Martello In at Uber?
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6/12/2017  |  5 comments
Uber's board has reportedly approved all of Covington & Burling's recommendations, including a suggested leave of absence for its CEO and adding a new female board member.
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AT&T's Tech President Preps Workforce for the Future

7|26|17   |   5:47   |   (6) comments


AT&T is focused on the software-defined network of the future and is reskilling its workforce to get ready too, according to AT&T's President of Technology Development Melissa Arnoldi.
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Cisco: Mentoring Critical to Attract & Retain Women

7|19|17   |   6:40   |   (1) comment


Liz Centoni, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco's Computing System Product Group, shares why mentoring in all its forms is important for women and what Cisco is doing that's made a difference for women in tech.
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Verizon VP Talks Network, Career Planning

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Heidi Hemmer, vice president of Technology, Strategy & Planning at Verizon, shares how bold bets and the future of tech define her career.
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Global Capacity: Bandwidth Demand Driving Ethernet Growth

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, Global Capacity's VP of Marketing Mary Stanhope talks about how the demand for bandwidth is changing the way service providers deliver broadband services.
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BT VP: Women Should Fill Security Talent Gap

7|5|17   |   6:00   |   (2) comments


By 2020 there will be six security jobs for every qualified worker, and Kate Kuehn, vice president of Security for BT in the Americas, says BT wants to encourage women to fill the shortage in jobs.
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Intel Ushers in the Revolutionary 5G Era

6|28|17   |   5:00   |   (1) comment


5G will bring job opportunities for women in telco and IT, as well as a whole new era of communications for consumers and industries of all kinds, says Caroline Chan, vice president and general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division at Intel.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Infinera's Sales Director Paints Tech's Big Picture

6|21|17   |   4:14   |   (1) comment


Shannon Williams, Infinera's director of sales, shares how she achieves work's many balancing acts -- between her role and the broader company, today and tomorrow's tech and more.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Parallel Wireless Founder Takes the Non-Traditional Path

6|14|17   |   3:34   |   (2) comments


And that's made all the difference for Kaitki Agarwal, who shares her story and advice, as well as her perspective on wireless network evolutions with WiC in Austin.
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Ciena Takes a Broad View of Diversity

6|7|17   |   4:36   |   (1) comment


Building the best team at Ciena and opening up new market opportunities means incorporating diversity of all kinds, according to its director of business development, Emmanuelle Cahane.
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Boingo CMO: Why We Need More Female Leaders

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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.
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Yvette Kanouff Shares Cisco's Automation Equation

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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.
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BCE 2017: Intel's Take on Network Transformation

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In this BCE 2017 keynote, Lynn Comp discusses Intel's vision for areas such as analytics, automation and service assurance. For more videos and BCE coverage, see http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.