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NXTcomm 2008
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6/20/2008  |  Post a comment
NXTcomm 2008 is history and the show’s executive director explains what the show tried to accomplish – and several attendees weighed in with their thoughts as well
ECI’s President and CEO, Rafi Maor
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6/20/2008  |  Post a comment
ECI’s president and CEO Rafi Maor explains how carriers can provide scalable services and why managed services is a tempting business for vendors
Ken Hertzler, Director, NEC Corp. of America
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6/19/2008  |  Post a comment
Ken Hertzler, Director, NEC Corp. of America says virtualizing the data center can save CPU cycles, power, and money.
Greg Calhoun, VP, US Communications Area, Sun Microsystems
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6/19/2008  |  Post a comment
Sun Microsystems’s Greg Calhoun talks about how his company can help service providers be more energy efficient
Naoki Satomi, VP, NEC Corp. of America
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6/19/2008  |  Post a comment
NEC’s Naoki Satomi discusses IMS and its challenges
Yoshichika Iida, SVP, NEC Corp. of America
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6/19/2008  |  Post a comment
NEC’s Yoshichika Iida talks about the future of optical networking
Radware’s VP of Advanced Services, David Aviv
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6/19/2008  |  Post a comment
Radware’s David Aviv explains the role of application delivery controllers in the next-generation data center.
ECI’s Laura Howard
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6/19/2008  |  Post a comment
ECI’s chief marketing officer, Laura Howard, explains the effect convergence is having on carrier networks and how systems vendors can do more to go green
Wayne Crawford, Executive Director, NXTcomm
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5/30/2008  |  Post a comment
NXTcomm is replacing Supercomm, and the show’s executive director explains that NXTcomm is truly different because it’s a 'convergence marketplace.' It is still built on core telco technologies and companies but has an eye on the applications and content that will spur those core technologies to greater growth.
Kelly Egan, VP Business Development, Swarmcast
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6/22/2007  |  Post a comment
Kelly Egan of Swarmcast says his company's service is complementary to what content delivery networks can provide
NXTcomm Day 3: Broadband
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6/22/2007  |  Post a comment
NXTcomm Day 3: Broadband
John Roese, CTO, Nortel
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6/21/2007  |  Post a comment
After a year in the job, Nortel CTO John Roese tells LRTV how things are changing now that the days of corporate malfeasance are behind them. He’s very excited at seeing the results of all Nortel's R&D being rolled out to customers, especially for IPTV, and how after a bit of neglect there’ll be a greater focus on network management, with maybe a purchase in the wind. Plus a bit of banter on the debate around PBT and why 100 Gig may not be here quite as soon as you think
Gary Smith, CEO, Ciena
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6/21/2007  |  Post a comment
Ciena’s Gary Smith on whether Optical+Ethernet is a real equipment category or just a carrier fad. After returning to profitability, Ciena’s seen huge growth, but how does it keep this going, and is there a purchase to be made in the access arena? Plus, why we might be seeing 100 Gig sooner than you think
Christine Heckart, GM Marketing, Microsoft TV
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6/21/2007  |  Post a comment
Is IPTV mass market? Not at Wal-Mart apparently. Microsoft TV's Christine Heckart on the latest developments in IPTV. It's got a new name: Mediaroom. Plus, despite its increasing presence in the market, why Cisco isn't seen as a competitor and AT&T's quite happy with the way things are going
NXTcomm Day 2: Content
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6/21/2007  |  Post a comment
They've been talking about it for ages, but carriers are finally in a position to take on the more traditional content providers. But do telcos have the X-factor? Motorola CEO Ed Zander keynotes. And an update on IPTV
LRTV Profile: Genband
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6/20/2007  |  Post a comment
Genband is a leading provider of VoIP and multimedia applications, signaling and media gateways for softswitched-controlled or IMS-based fixed and mobile networks. These applications and solutions enable service providers to rapidly deploy multimedia services, while providing a foundation to transition legacy networks to next generation networks.
NXTcomm Day 1:Convergence
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6/20/2007  |  Post a comment
Day One of the show, and one of the big themes is convergence. It's been talked about for a while, but where are we at? AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and Nortel CTO John Roese give LRTV their views. Tomorrow it's content: Is it still king?
NXTcomm Preview
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6/19/2007  |  Post a comment
First there was Supercomm. Then there was Globalcomm. Now there is NXTcomm. As the new show is set to open in Chicago, LRTV takes a peek at what’s on offer this week.


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Verizon's Emmons: SDN Key to Cost-Effective Scaling

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For Verizon and other network operators to ramp up available bandwidth cost effectively, they need to move to SDN and agree on how to do that.
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Lack of Universal SDN a Challenge

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Heavy Reading Analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how uncertainty about SDN standards and approaches may be slowing deployment.
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Steve Vogelsang Interview: Carrier SDN

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Sterling Perrin speaks to Steve Vogelsang, Alcatel-Lucent CTO for IP Routing & Transport business, about the new Carrier SDN-enabling Network Services Platform and the operator challenges it solves.
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Carrier SDN: On-Demand Networks for an On-Demand World

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Steve Vogelsang, Alcatel-Lucent CTO for IP Routing & Transport business, talks about requirements and benefits of Carrier SDN during the keynote address at the Light Reading Carrier SDN event May 2015.
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The Security Challenge of SDN

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CenturyLink VP James Feger discusses concerns that virtualization could create new vulnerabilities unless network operators build in safeguards.
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NFV Elasticity – Highly Available VNF Scale-Out Architectures for the Mobile Edge

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Peter Marek and Paul Stevens from Advantech Networks and Communications Group talk about their NFV Elasticity initiative and the company's latest platforms for deploying virtual network functions at the edge of the network. Packetarium XL and the new Versatile Server Module: 'designed to reach parts of the network that other servers cannot reach.'
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Bay Area Spark Meetup 2015

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Developed in 2009, Apache Spark is a powerful open source processing engine built around speed, ease of use and sophisticated analytics. This spring, Huawei hosted a meetup for Spark developers and data scientists in Santa Clara, California. Light Reading spoke with organizers and attendees about Huawei's code contributions and long-term commitment to Spark.
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The Transport SDN Buzz

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Sterling Perrin, senior analyst at Heavy Reading, speaks with Peter Ashwood-Smith of Huawei and Guru Parulkar of ON.Lab about the evolution of transport SDN and the integration of technologies.
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Next-Generation CCAP: Cisco cBR-8 Evolved CCAP

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explained the innovation design of Cisco's cBR-8, the industry's first Evolved CCAP, including DOCSIS 3.1 design from ground-up, distributed CCAP with Remote PHY and path to virtualization. Cisco's cBR-8 Evolved CCAP is the platform that will last through the transitions.
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Meeting the Demands of Bandwidth & Service Group Growth

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Jorge Salinger, Comcast's Vice President of Access Architecture, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 and multi-service CCAP can meet the demands of the bandwidth and service group growth.
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DOCSIS 3.1: Transforming Cable From Hardware-Defined Network to Software-Defined Network

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 can transform cable HFC network to a more agile software-defined network.
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Predicting Traffic Patterns for Quality Mobile Broadband

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Accessing information ubiquitously creates complexity and creates heavy traffic onto the network, especially at large-scale events like sporting events or festivals. In this video, Huawei's Mohammad Hussain speaks to experts about how to predict traffic and improve user experience during periods of heavy traffic.
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