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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  |  Post a 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.
Redknee Talks Virtualization
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7/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Jim DeMarco, Redknee's CTO, talks about the drivers of Redknee's investment in virtualization, and the benefits their customers achieve including the monetization of new revenue lines and greater speed to market.
Transmode Sharpens Its Focus
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6/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Sten Nordell, Transmode's CTO discusses his company's strategy around packet optical and mobile backhaul/fronthaul.
Comcast Pursues Remote PHY
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5/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Jorge Salinger, VP of Access Architecture for Comcast, explains what 'Digital Forward' is and discusses how the MSO is moving ahead with Remote PHY as its preferred option for shifting headend functions into the access network.
Bring Agility to Your Network
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5/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Partner with Cisco for increased profits through virtualization, orchestration and automation.
Imagine Communications at The Cable Show
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5/13/2014  |  Post a comment
At The Cable Show, Imagine Communications' CTO Steve Reynolds talks to Alan Breznick about the company's solutions and trends in the cable market.
RDK: An Open, 'Just Works' Experience
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5/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Entropic's VP of Marketing, Roger Gregory, highlights how Entropic's Open RDK Platform minimizes set-top box complexity to speed service deployment.
The Set-Back Box Delivers a Wow Factor
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5/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Entropic's SVP of Global Marketing, Matt Rhodes, discusses why MSOs are interested in a new generation of sleek set-back box devices.
Optimizing SDN & NFV Architectures Through Application Awareness
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4/23/2014  |  Post a comment
Jerome Tollet, CTO at Qosmos, explains how network equipment vendors and operators deploying SDN and NFV can take advantage of network intelligence delivered by DPI to strengthen products and services.
Wind River Demonstrates Carrier-Grade Software for NFV
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4/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Wind River VP of Product Management, Glenn Seiler, takes a look the industry's first and only complete NFV software platform designed specifically for the unique carrier-grade and high-performance needs of telecom networks.
Maximizing Customer Experience & Assuring Service Delivery in an IP World
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4/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Steven Shalita, VP of Marketing, NetScout Systems, Inc., discusses the challenges cable/MSO operators face in assuring the delivery of new IP-based services. Key points include the value of proactively managing performance, and using rich analytics and operational intelligence to better understand service and usage trends, make smarter business decisions and improve the profitability of services delivered.
Managing & Monetizing Big Data in Operator Environments
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4/7/2014  |  1 comment
At Mobile World Congress, Gigamon's Director of Service Provider Solutions, Andy Huckridge, and Heavy Reading Analyst Sarah Wallace discuss the 'big data' issues facing carriers and operators today.
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger at Mobile World Congress
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4/1/2014  |  Post a comment
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger speaks to Heavy Reading about the value of virtualization spanning from the data center to service provider networks to mobile devices.
Carrier Grade NFV – a Must for Telecom
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3/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Wind River VP of Network Strategy, Mike Langlois, discusses the importance of not compromising on performance or carrier grade characteristics for NFV implementations in the carrier infrastructure.
Network Transformation at the Heart of IoT
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3/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Wind River President, Barry Mainz, discusses the impact IoT is having on the network. With data traffic and bandwidth demands skyrocketing, network transformation and IoT go hand in glove.
ZTE LTE: Leading the Evolution
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3/17/2014  |  1 comment
ZTE is at the forefront of LTE innovation, with a number of world firsts and top awards to its name.
Facing the Risk of Mobile Malware
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1/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Nominum's product manager for security, Pat Barnes, talks about the security threats that mobile operators face and how mobile operators can mitigate them.
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Huawei Shares Its Vision of the Future of Mobile Networks Innovations

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Mobile broadband is changing our lives. It's reshaping the Internet, industry, and society. It allows us to freely connect with one another anytime, anywhere. At this year's Mobile World Congress, Huawei will share its latest insights and newest ideas and technologies that will shape the future of MBB. They will showcase their end-to-end MBB solutions that will ...
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Accelerate Digitizing, Boost Digital Business

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A new digital revolution is leading us to a better connected world. Together with millions of digital partners, Huawei will help CSPs to build their digital service ecosystem and aggregate a wide variety of digital services. In this video, we find out how Huawei is going to help CSPs implement digital operations.
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The Secret Recipe to Enabling Hyper-Growth Industries

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With a number of successful cases on network capability exposure, Huawei is going to share the secret recipe to enabling hyper-growth markets with a step-by-step approach.
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BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better

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This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
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Light Reading ICT Leaders Roundtable at MWC 2015

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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 ...
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Going Green in 2015

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Energy efficiency is set to be an incredibly hot topic in the telecom industry this year.
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SDN & NFV: Where Are We Going From Here?

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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.
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Time for Gigabit Europe?

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Gigabit broadband networks are springing up all around the US and they'll soon become more commonplace in Europe.
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Brocade Brings New IP Vision to 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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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 ...
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Brocade's Kelly Herrell on the New IP

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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.
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Dr. Dong Sun Talks About Carriers' Digital Transformation & Huawei’s Telco OS

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Dr. Dong Sun, Chief Architect of Digital Transformation Solutions at Huawei, discusses how telecom operators can become digital ecosystem enablers and deliver optimal user experiences that are in real-time, on-demand, all-online, DIY and social (ROADS).
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Huawei's Chief Network Architect Talks about Network Experience & Operators’ Strategies

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In the digital age, network experience has become the primary productivity especially for telecom operators. In this video, Wenshuan Dang, Huawei’s Chief Network Architect, discusses how carriers can tackle the challenge of infrastructure complexity in order to enhance business agility and improve user experience.
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