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Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. II
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4/23/2015  |  1 comment
In the second installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about cultural change, network slicing and technology advances.
Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. I
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4/23/2015  |  3 comments
In the first installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about the incredible transformation underway in the communications networking industry.
What's Up With WiFi?
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3/12/2015  |  3 comments
Wi-Fi Alliance CEO Edgar Figueroa talks about voice-over-WiFi and the upcoming introduction of Wi-Fi Aware, or Smart WiFi.
Ruckus CEO Talks Voice-Over-WiFi
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3/9/2015  |  Post a comment
At MWC 2015, Selina Lo, CEO of carrier WiFi systems specialist Ruckus Wireless, talks about voice-over-WiFi and the growing use of WiFi by cable operators.
NGMN Chairman Outlines His 5G Vision
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3/6/2015  |  1 comment
Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, chairman of the NGMN Alliance and Deutsche Telekom CTO, shares his thoughts on the challenges, opportunities and costs of 5G.
Ericsson CEO Talks Telco Data Center Tech
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3/4/2015  |  1 comment
At Mobile World Congress, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses telco data center technology, business models, small cells and more.
Light Reading ICT Leaders Roundtable at MWC 2015
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2/12/2015  |  2 comments
On Sunday March 1, 2015, Light Reading will host an ICT Leaders Roundtable in partnership with Huawei. At this half-day event, CIOs, analysts and researchers will discuss key industry trends like virtualization in the cloud with a specific focus on new business models. Located at the luxurious Renaissance Hotel near the Fira Barcelona, space is limited so please register now by sending an email to registration@lightreading.com.
Brocade Brings New IP Vision to 2020 Vision Executive Summit
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2/3/2015  |  Post a comment
In December 2014, Light Reading gathered telecom executives in Reykjavik, Iceland to discuss their vision for high-capacity networks through the end of the decade. The intimate, interactive meeting was set against the backdrop of Iceland's spectacular natural beauty. As one of the event's founding sponsors, Brocade's Kelly Herrell shared his company's strategy at the event.
Brocade's Kelly Herrell on the New IP
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2/2/2015  |  Post a comment
In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Brocade VP of Software Networking Kelly Herrell at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Brocade's approach to the New IP, the future of the telecom industry, and more.
Cisco Talks Transformation
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1/20/2015  |  Post a comment
In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Cisco VP of Products & Solutions Marketing Doug Webster at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Cisco's approach to network virtualization as well as how service providers can begin to monetize high-capacity networks through the end of the decade.
Bob Wilson, Arsenal Legend: The Light Reading Interview
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1/16/2015  |  3 comments
Arsenal goalkeeping legend Bob Wilson was Light Reading's guest interviewee at the 2020 Vision Executive Summit in December. See what the former soccer star and sports broadcaster had to say when he took to the stage in Iceland.
AlcaLu Ups Its Cable Game
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1/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Vik Saxema, CTO for Cable & Media at Alcatel-Lucent, talks about the vendor's developments for the cable operator market, including virtual CPE.
Comlink Talks New Apps, Targets Healthcare
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12/30/2014  |  1 comment
Comlink COO John Summersett discusses his company's eight-state fiber network from Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit.
Kordia Spies SDN Efficiencies
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12/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Drew Gilpin, head of sales and marketing at New Zealand telco Kordia, sees SDN as a way to achieve a more efficient use of capital.
Networks & IT: Now It's Strategic!
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12/29/2014  |  Post a comment
AT the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, cloud guru Joe Weinman talks about the strategic advantages that a combination of networks and IT can now deliver.
Amdocs CEO Interview
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12/23/2014  |  3 comments
Amdocs CEO Eli Gelman talks data analytics, NFV, acquisitions and much more in an exclusive video interview.
CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV
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12/19/2014  |  Post a comment
At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine
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12/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing
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12/15/2014  |  2 comments
Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
How Cable Biz Services Hit $10B Mark
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12/12/2014  |  1 comment
Cable operators reached $10 billion in annual business services revenues by delving deeper into their vertical markets and expanding beyond the smallest firms.
TWC Business Looks Beyond $3B
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12/10/2014  |  Post a comment
TWC Business Services chief Phil Meeks explains how his unit has reached $3 billion in annual revenues and what its plans are for next year.
Interview: Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes
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12/2/2014  |  Post a comment
'Networks are back!' is one of the key messages from Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes, who also talks about the vendor's financial rehabilitation.
Bell Labs Gains 2020 Vision
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12/1/2014  |  1 comment
Bell Labs President Marcus Weldon, who is also Alcatel-Lucent CTO, talks about the network of 2020, the role of R&D and his recent brush with U2's Bono.
From 4G to 5G: Alcatel-Lucent's Dave Geary
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11/25/2014  |  1 comment
Dave Geary, President of Wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, talks about the evolution of the 4G market, small cells, partnerships, 5G and the IoT.
The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration
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11/21/2014  |  8 comments
At the Alcatel-Lucent Technology Symposium, Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how SDN has reshaped the discussion around packet and optical integration.
Basil Alwan Interview: The Road to Cloud
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11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent's head of IP and Transport talks about the migration towards a web-like networking environment, the impact of the cloud, SDN and NFV, and the yet-to-be-announced FP4 chip.
Nuage Branches Out With SDN: CEO Interview
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11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Sunil Khandekar, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent's SDN-focused unit Nuage Networks, talks about the opportunities and challenges of breaking out of the data center into wide-area networks.
BT's 'Third Way' for NFV
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11/11/2014  |  3 comments
BT's director of research and technology, Chris Bilton, taks about the 'third way' in which network operators can manage their next-generation assets in a world of SDN and NFV.
Colt Evolves Its OSS for SDN, NFV
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11/10/2014  |  4 comments
With SDN experience already under its belt, Colt is looking to evolve its management systems to adapt to a hybrid environment of physical and virtual capabilities.
Let's Get Radical!
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6/11/2014  |  Post a comment
The telco sector needs to get radical and embrace a software-oriented approach to business, believes Redknee CEO Lucas Skoczkowski.
Yang's Magnetic Force
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6/9/2014  |  Post a comment
The attraction to Netconf and Yang as tools for telco network management are growing stronger.
Securing EE's 4G Network
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5/21/2014  |  2 comments
EE's director of technical security Peter Erceg talks about EE's approach to securing its LTE network, how it can benefit from that, and what vendors need to be doing to help operators.
MWC14: Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg
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2/25/2014  |  5 comments
Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg talks about indoor coverage, the telco cloud, the Ciena relationship, and the World Cup in an interview at Mobile World Congress 2014.
Mediacom Builds on Backhaul Boom
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12/16/2013  |  Post a comment
Dan Templin, senior vice president at Mediacom Business, tells Light Reading's Dan Jones about the challenges and opportunities, including cellular backhaul, associated with the provision of services in rural US markets.
Mobile Security in a BYOD World
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12/13/2013  |  2 comments
Michael Singer, associate vice president of mobile, cloud, and access management for AT&T's business solutions group, talks about the security challenges resulting from the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend.
Why Voice Still Matters
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12/12/2013  |  7 comments
Comcast Business Services vice president John Guillaume explains to Light Reading's Sarah Reedy why voice is still such an important part of the cable operator's business services portfolio.
Network Security in a 4G LTE World
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12/10/2013  |  3 comments
AT&T's chief security officer talks about the challenges facing network operators in an all-IP, 4G world.
What's Driving Cable Business Services?
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12/10/2013  |  1 comment
Light Reading's cable expert Alan Breznick talks to Carol Wilson about the momentum in the cable business services market.
Backhauling Small Cells
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12/5/2013  |  3 comments
Phil Meeks, COO and EVP at Time Warner Cable Business Services, explains how his company aims to attract new business.
Protecting Mobile Data
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12/5/2013  |  5 comments
Protecting customer privacy is a growing challenge for mobile service providers, and it is among the legion of security issues they face.
John D'Ambrosia's Ethernet Wow Moments
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11/4/2013  |  1 comment
Dell's Chief Ethernet Evangelist John D'Ambrosia talks about the Ethernet wow moments that gained him a place in the Light Reading Hall of Fame.
TW Telecom’s Adam Saenger at Ethernet & SDN Expo
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10/28/2013  |  Post a comment
Saenger discusses tw telecom's innovation in the Ethernet space as both a service and distribution model.
RAD Announces D-NFV & Layer 3
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10/28/2013  |  Post a comment
CEO Dror Bin announces RAD's Distributed NFV solution.
Leading Lights 2013 Winners Video
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10/14/2013  |  1 comment
Backstage at the Light Reading Leading Lights 2013 awards, the winners, and a Hall of Fame inductee, deliver their acceptance speeches.
Ciena SVP & CTO Steve Alexander Interview
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10/13/2013  |  Post a comment
Steve Alexander, senior VP and CTO of Ciena, talks with Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges about today's evolving network.
Comcast Eyes Distributed Network
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10/7/2013  |  3 comments
Shamim Akhtar, senior director of network architecture and technology for Comcast, explains his view of the cable network's evolution.
One Source Finds Its Voice
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10/3/2013  |  Post a comment
One Source Networks chief marketing officer Gina Nomellini outlines her company's enterprise services expansion plans.
TWC Means Business
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10/2/2013  |  Post a comment
Time Warner Cable's Satyanarayana Parimi talks Carrier Ethernet and cloud services on the Ethernet & SDN Expo show floor.
LG Brings Smarts to Cable
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6/24/2013  |  Post a comment
Consumer electronics giant seeks to crack cable market with smart TVs and set-tops galore
TV Everywhere Getting Somewhere?
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6/21/2013  |  Post a comment
While most US consumers still don't know they can get multi-screen video, the number who do know is rising
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Affirmed Networks CEO: Digging Into NFV

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Hassan Ahmed, CEO of Affirmed Networks, is making some big claims for his NFV startup. I sat down with him at the Light Reading HQ in New York City to get the skinny on what this Acton, Mass.-based startup is up to.
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Cable Eyeing SDN for Headend, Home Uses

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CableLabs is looking at virtualizing CMTS and CCAP devices in the headend, as well as in-home devices, says CableLabs' Karthik Sundaresan.
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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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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
On May 29th 10 AM ET, Steve Saunders, founder and CEO of Light Reading, will be drilling into the "pains and gains" of NFV with Saar Gillai, SVP & GM for NFV at Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) (HP). He has defined a four-step NFV model describing a sequence of technology innovation. It's a must-read doc for any network architect looking to get to grips with their NFV migration strategy. Join us for the interview, and the chance to ask Saar your NFV questions directly!
Hassan Ahmed, CEO of Affirmed Networks, is making some big claims for his NFV startup. I sat down with him at the Light Reading HQ in New York City to get the skinny on what this Acton, Mass.-based startup is up to.
With 200 customers in 60 countries, Stockholm-based Net Insight has carved out a solid leadership position in one of the hottest vertical markets going in comms right now: helping service providers and broadcasters deliver video and other multimedia traffic over IP networks. How has Net Insight managed to achieve this success in the face of immense competition from the industry giants?
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