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Digital Disciplines: How Cloud & Networks Are Strategic Across Industries
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4/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Joe Weinman, author of Cloudonomics, presents at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Reykjavik, Iceland.
The Benefits of HyperScale Clouds for NFV
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3/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Hyperscale cloud has been developed by the Internet giants to support the creation and delivery of software-based services at blistering speeds, and at the lowest possible cost.
JDSU: Delivering Dynamic Networks for a Personalized Experience
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3/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Light Reading speaks to JDSU at Mobile World Congress 2015 about new solutions in the areas of HetNets, VoLTE, backhaul, virtualization, big data analytics, and real-time intelligence.
Smarter Service Chaining & New Ways to Benefit From Qosmos Technology
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3/25/2015  |  Post a comment
David Le Goff, director of strategic and product marketing at Qosmos, explains how the company has added application awareness to subscriber information to make service chaining more efficient and reduce costs for networking and infrastructure.
Fast Service Rollouts Through Hyperscale Clouds
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3/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Virtualization is just one component for fast service rollouts. NFV additionally requires the hyperscale cloud architecture paradigms such as fast fix and scale out used by OTT players.
NFV-Enabled HD Video & Speech Transcoding on x86
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3/17/2015  |  Post a comment
From MWC 2015: Kontron talks about improving the economics of HD video and audio transcoding for cloud-based real-time communications using a Genband SBC VNF on Kontron SYMKLOUD Converged Modular Servers.
Cisco’s Virtual Managed Services Solution
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3/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Cisco has taken SDN and NFV capabilities to another level with its Virtual Managed Service offering by enabling full-service automation across virtual and physical multivendor networks. These offerings significantly improve the user experience and drive tangible business outcome for communications service providers.
Operator Success Stories: Openwave Mobility
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3/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Encrypted content, video optimization and monetizing subscriber data. CEO John Giere summarizes how Openwave Mobility is making the difference for operator customers around the world.
INTX: The Internet & Television Expo – The Live Event for the Entire Digital Media Economy
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3/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Debuting May 5-7, in Chicago, INTX: The Internet & Television Expo will be like no event you've ever experienced – a mashup at the crossroads of entertainment, communications, technology, and the Internet. Learn more at intx.ncta.com.
Efficient Service Chaining Based on Qosmos Classifier
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3/9/2015  |  Post a comment
In competitive markets, with rapid innovation at the application layer, telecom operators are looking for fast and easy service creation, at a lower cost than today.
Ericsson’s Cloud & IP Vision
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3/9/2015  |  Post a comment
Anders Lindblad talks about Ericsson's latest data center technology advances and discusses the future of cloud architectures, telecom data center strategies, the future of IP, a new vision for executing workloads and more.
Sonus NaaS IQ Real-Time Demo
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3/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Compass Networks Chairman and CEO Matt Bross and Ray Dolin, CEO of Sonus Networks, demonstrate their Sonus IQ SDN solution using a live video conference connection.
LRTV Talks Carrier WiFi & WiFi Calling With Aptilo Networks
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3/6/2015  |  Post a comment
We stopped by Aptilo Networks, a market leader in WiFi service management and offloading, to discuss the new possibilities with next-generation WiFi calling and why WiFi should be a natural part of any operator strategy.
Management & Orchestration Enablement Strategies Required for NFV Commercial Success
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3/5/2015  |  Post a comment
NFV commercial success rests on successful service orchestration strategies which can span heterogeneous physical, virtual, legacy and next-gen networks. Network data and security integrity are additional key aspects. Nakina provides a suite of orchestratable network integrity applications built on an open, scalable MANO enablement platform.
ZTE's Wireline at MWC 2015
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3/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Light Reading speaks with Jane Chen, ZTE's Senior VP of Wireline Business, about innovations in her product line at Mobile World Congress.
ZTE at MWC 2015
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3/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Dr. Dick Chen of ZTE USA gives Light Reading an overview of what's new at ZTE's pavilion at Mobile World Congress 2015.
SDN & NFV: Where Are We Going From Here?
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2/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Vitesse Semiconductor CTO Martin Nuss gives his perspective on why SDN and NFV should be tightly interconnected and how he sees the industry moving forward.
Policy Control in the Fast Lane
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1/22/2015  |  Post a comment
What's making policy control strategic in 2015 and beyond? Amdocs talks with Heavy Reading's Graham Finnie about the key factors driving change in the data services landscape. Find out what his policy management research reveals about the road ahead for policy control – and sign up for this week's webinar for even more insights.
What MEF Third Network Initiative Means for SDN & NFV
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1/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Vitesse Semiconductor CTO Martin Nuss discusses the importance of the MEF Third Network initiative and why it's good news for SDN/NFV industry initiatives.
Amdocs' Mark Geere on Big Data Analytics
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1/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Presentation by Mark Geere, Head of BDA Applications (CEM and Network) at Amdocs, on how to overcome the challenges in implementing big data analytics for service providers This presentation was recorded at Light Reading's Telecom Analytics World event in Atlanta, Ga.
Amdocs' Mark Geere on Big Data Analytics
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1/6/2015  |  Post a comment
An interview with Mark Geere, Head of BDA Applications (CEM and Network) at Amdocs, talking on the road to successful big data analytics in different SP domains. This interview was shot at Light Reading's Telecom Analytics World event in Atlanta, Ga.
Realizing Operators' Digital Vision
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12/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Leveraging technology is fundamental to digital transformation but understanding customers and serving them really well is at the heart of digital businesses.
Vitesse CTO on SDN & NFV
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12/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Vitesse Semiconductor CTO Martin Nuss discusses why the industry is accelerating adoption of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) and what it will take to harness their strengths in carrier networks.
Real-Time Predictive Analytics: Are Companies Ready to Take Full Advantage?
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12/8/2014  |  Post a comment
As companies invest hundreds of millions in data acquisition and analytical systems, Razorsight President and Chief Analytics Officer Chris Checco is turning to the next question: Are they ready to integrate the resulting real-time insights into their day-to-day decision-making from an organizational and business systems perspective?
Razorsight Expert's Advice on Real-Time Analytics
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11/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Razorsight's powerful cloud-based Predictive Analytics solutions are used by the world's leading communications and media brands to drive smarter decisions, enable faster actions and optimize outcomes. Get expert advice.
G.fast Is Here: Lantiq & Sckipio CEOs In Conversation
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11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
David Baum (CEO Sckipio) and Dan Artusi (CEO Lantiq) talk about joint efforts and the industry's first end-to-end solution for G.fast enabling ultrafast Internet.
Grow Your VPN Service Revenue
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10/27/2014  |  1 comment
Watch how CSP product managers can better differentiate and maximize the value of their Internet, VPN and cloud services for business services customers, by adding premium application performance visibility to their data services.
Using Service Quality to Drive WiFi Monetization
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Live from the SCTE conference: Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick explores the forces shaping the WiFi opportunity in an interview with CableLabs' Justin Colwell and Amdocs' Ken Roulier.
Distributed Access Architectures – 2
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
ARRIS CTO Network Solutions Tom Cloonan discusses why many if not most MSOs will continue with integrated CCAP, while addressing why some are also looking at two futuristic, distributed access architectures: Remote PHY and Remote CCAP.
Distributed Access Architectures – 1
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
SCTE Sr. Director of Engineering Dean Stoneback discusses the pros and cons of distributed access architecture (DAA) and its various forms, which range from basic Remote PHY to full CMTS functionality in the node.
The WiFi Road to Riches – 2
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
ARRIS Senior Solution Architect Eli Baruch talks about how MSOs can enable public and community WiFi through 1) outdoor access points, 2) businesses seeking to offer WiFi to customers, and 3) residential WiFi gateway extensions.
The WiFi Road to Riches – 1
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
SCTE Director of Advanced Technologies Steve Harris discusses WiFi deployments, drivers, challenges and advances, including 802.11ac, carrier-grade WiFi, community WiFi, Hotspot 2.0, Passpoint, WiFi-First and voice-over-WiFi.
Advantech Accelerates 100G Traffic Handling
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10/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Paul Stevens from Advantech explains why handling 100GbE needs a whole new platform design approach and how Advantech is addressing the needs of equipment providers and carriers to give them the flexibility and performance they will need for SDN and NFV deployment.
Evolving From HFC to FTTH Networks
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10/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Cisco's Todd McCrum delves into the future of cable's HFC plant, examining how DOCSIS 3.1 and advanced video compression will extend its life and how the IP video transition will usher in GPON and EPON over FTTH.
Exploring the Future of Cable Access
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10/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Cisco's Brett Wingo looks at where cable access architectures are heading, discussing the impact of DOCSIS 3.1, CCAP, Remote PHY, SDN, virtualization of cable networks and related technologies.
Optimizing & Monetizing WiFi
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10/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Cisco's Vince Pandolfi outlines the reasons for cable WiFi's rapid growth, lays out the issues with the technology and explains the new Cisco tools that can help operators monitor and improve their WiFi delivery.
Good News on SDN Availability: Real-World Deployments Coming Soon
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10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Software-defined networking (SDN) deployments are set to happen in the very near future. Fujitsu software expert Dave Jameson talks to Light Reading's Will Allen about the new Virtuora NC controller, already deployed in Japan. Speaking from the inaugural Big Telecom Event, Jameson offers a brief perspective on multi-layer networks, one of the industry's current hot topics.
Spotlight on Cisco: SDN for Optical Networks
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9/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Cisco's Greg Nehib talks OpenFlow and more on the 'Software-Defined Networking for Optical Networks' panel at the Big Telecom Event in June 2014.
Cisco's Evolved Programmable Network (EPN)
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9/8/2014  |  Post a comment
A look at the various demos Cisco showed at Light Reading's Big Telecom Event highlighting Cisco's EPN innovation and how SDN and NFV technologies are enabling a variety of new services.
Why SPs Should Consider Cisco's EPN
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8/27/2014  |  Post a comment
Sultan Dawood from Cisco discusses Cisco's EPN, which enables SPs to build agile and programmable networks delivering new network virtualized services using Cisco's Evolved Services Platform (ESP).
VeEX – Live from the Show
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8/21/2014  |  Post a comment
An overview of VeEX Test and Measurement solutions including TX300S multi-service test set with VeExpress cloud-based management system, UX400 universal modular platform supporting 100G testing, and the redesigned RXT modular platform.
Transitioning CE 2.0 Networks Into the SDN & NFV Era With Telco Systems
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8/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Telco Systems' Ariel Efrati (CEO) and Moshe Shimon (VP of Product Management) discuss virtualization and how the company's new Open Metro Edge solution utilizes the SDN and NFV concepts to accelerate and orchestrate service delivery through its innovative product portfolio and software applications.
NFV Myths: Is NFV Still Several Years Away?
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8/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Some say that NFV (network functions virtualization) is still several years away from being implemented on mobile operator networks. This isn't the case. Operators can get started on their paths to NFV now, as this short video from Skyfire shows.
A New Security Paradigm in SDN/NFV
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7/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Paul Shaneck, Global Director Network Solutions for Symantec, discusses the evolving virtualized network, explaining how Symantec is leading the security discussion as it relates to SDN and NFV, and helping to ensure the network is protected and compliant.
Driving the Network Transformation
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7/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Intel's Sandra Rivera discusses network transformation and how Intel technologies, programs, and standards body efforts have helped the industry migration to SDN and NFV.
Distributed NFV-Based Business Services by RAD
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7/18/2014  |  Post a comment
With the ETSI-approved Distributed NFV PoC running in the background, RAD's CEO, Dror Bin, talks about why D-NFV makes compelling sense for service providers, and about the dollars and cents RAD is putting behind D-NFV.
MRV – Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence
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7/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Giving you network insight to make your network smarter.
NFV-Enabled Ethernet for Generating New Revenues
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7/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Cyan's Planet Orchestrate allows service providers and their end-customers to activate software-based capabilities such as firewalls and encryption on top of existing Ethernet services in just minutes.
Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data
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7/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Kontron and ISV partner Vantrix demonstrate high-performance video transcoding and data analytic solutions on same 2U standard platform that is ready for SDN and NFV deployments made by mobile, cable and cloud operators.
Redknee Supports BH Telecom With Redknee Unified
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7/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Lucas Skoczkowski, CEO of Redknee, and Amir Orucevic, Director BH Mobile, discuss how the benefits of the Redknee Unified suite of products provide BH Telecom with innovation and leadership in the market, with the flexibility to launch services faster to the market, provide new and compelling promotions and pricing models, and combine services in order to drive new revenue models.
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Cox Eyes Cloud-Based Home Networks

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Cox's Jeff Finkelstein explains how moving services to the cloud will let cable deliver services faster and eliminate constant hardware replacements.
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CableLabs' Clarke Updates Cable Virtualization

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Former BT exec now leading CableLabs' NFV and SDN efforts explains key role of open source and updates efforts to virtualize the home network.
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Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. II

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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.
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Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. I

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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.
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LTE Paves the Way for the 5G Revolution

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Håkan Andersson, head of 5G product strategy of the Radio Business Unit at Ericsson, discusses the role of LTE, the US and other industry verticals in building a true 5G ecosystem.
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The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization

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Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.
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AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface

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Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
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AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.
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Huawei's Data Center Power Play

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Huawei has developed industry-leading energy efficiency capabilities for its indoor and outdoor data center solutions, explains Dr. Fang Liangzhou, vice president of Huawei's Network Energy product Line.
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Huawei’s Routers, Switches Get the Green Mark

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TUV Rheinland's Frank Dudley explains how Huawei's routers and switches have been successfully tested by energy efficiency experts and have gained Green Mark Certification.
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A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...

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Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
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Accounting for Better Solutions

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Murad Yousuf, CTO at Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Finance (Dept. of Zakat & Income Tax), talks about the benefits of deploying router technology from Huawei.
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