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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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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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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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NEC’s Naoki Satomi discusses IMS and its challenges
Yoshichika Iida, SVP, NEC Corp. of America
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NEC’s Yoshichika Iida talks about the future of optical networking
Radware’s VP of Advanced Services, David Aviv
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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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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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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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Reinventing Operations for a Virtual, Software-Defined World

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Jim Hodges speaks with Accenture's Larry Socher and Matt Anderson about what service providers must do to transform their business to get the benefits of SDN and NFV including: leveraging DevOps, introducing real-time OSS and implementing analytics.
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Fujitsu Sales Leader Shares Lessons Learned

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As Fujitsu's only female sales leader, Annie Bogue knows the importance of asking for what you want, being flexible (she's been relocated five times), keeping a meticulous calendar, 'leaning in,' working harder than everyone else around you, being aware and more.
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VeEX Test & Measurement Solutions

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Cyrille Morelle, president and CEO of VeEX Inc., talks test and measurement with Light Reading's Steve Saunders at BCE 2016. This includes innovative products such as VeSion Cloud-Based platform for network monitoring; MTTplus Modular Test platform for Access, Business, Carrier Ethernet, Transport and Core services; and OPX-BOX+ for Fiber Optics.
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VeEX: Live From BCE 2016

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VeEX's Senior Director of Business Development, Perry Romano, explains how VeEX provides tools to help install, maintain, monitor and manage network infrastructure efficiently and effectively. The portfolio of products on display include the RXT-6000, MTTplus and TX300s.
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Real-Time Telemetry & Analytics for Intelligent SDN Orchestration

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Packet Design CEO Scott Sherwood discusses how real-time network telemetry and analytics are enabling a new breed of SDN orchestration applications.
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The Russo Report: Driving Disruption

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In the first episode of a four-part series, Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders and Calix President and CEO Carl Russo drive around town discussing the disruptive mega-changes in the communications industry and where hope lies for service providers to meet the escalating demands of the cloud.
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NetScout: Maximizing Enterprise Cloud for Digital Transformation

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Light Reading Editor Mitch Wagner talks to NetScout CMO Jim McNiel about maximizing the benefits of enterprise cloud and digital transformation while minimizing potential pitfalls with a proper monitoring and instrumentation strategy.
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Ciena's VP Offers a Career Crash Course

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How did Ciena's Vice President of Sales, Angela Finn, carve out her career path? Simple, she tells WiC. She stayed true to her company, customers and principles. She shares her advice for women on how to be authentic and credible, as well as for companies that want to make a real change to their culture and practices.
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NFV in 2016: Part 2 – Climbing the Virtualization Maturity Curve

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Many of the initial use case implementations are single-vendor and self-contained. The industry is still climbing the virtualization maturity curve, needing further clarity and stability in the NFV infrastructure (NFVi) and greater availability and choice of virtualized network functions (VNFs). Interoperability between NFVis and VNFs from different vendors ...
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Versa Networks' Kumar Mehta on SD-WAN Managed Services

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In Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders sits down with Versa's Kumar Mehta for an interview focused on why service providers are building SD-WAN managed services, and how Versa's telco customers are innovating.
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Juniper Networks & The Evolution of NFV

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Senior Juniper Networks executives talk to Light Reading Founder & CEO Steve Saunders about NFV developments and the recent independent evaluation by test lab EANTC of Juniper's Cloud CPE solution.
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CenturyLink Goes Beyond Managed WiFi

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CenturyLink's managed WiFi allows enterprises, such as retailers and resorts, to track guest WiFi usage in order to help them better communicate with customers.
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