Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. II
LRTV Interviews | 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
LRTV Interviews | 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?
LRTV Interviews | 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
LRTV Interviews | 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.
Light Reading ICT Leaders Roundtable at MWC 2015
LRTV Interviews | 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 email@example.com.
Brocade Brings New IP Vision to 2020 Vision Executive Summit
LRTV Interviews | 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
LRTV Interviews | 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
LRTV Interviews | 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.
AlcaLu Ups Its Cable Game
LRTV Interviews | 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.
Amdocs CEO Interview
LRTV Interviews | 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
LRTV Interviews | 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.
How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing
LRTV Interviews | 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
LRTV Interviews | 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
LRTV Interviews | 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.
Bell Labs Gains 2020 Vision
LRTV Interviews | 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.
The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration
LRTV Interviews | 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
LRTV Interviews | 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.
BT's 'Third Way' for NFV
LRTV Interviews | 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
LRTV Interviews | 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!
LRTV Interviews | 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.
Securing EE's 4G Network
LRTV Interviews | 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
LRTV Interviews | 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
LRTV Interviews | 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
LRTV Interviews | 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
LRTV Interviews | 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.
Backhauling Small Cells
LRTV Interviews | 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
LRTV Interviews | 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.
TWC Means Business
LRTV Interviews | 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.
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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?