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Napatech Tackles NFV's Major Challenge
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9/7/2016  |  Post a comment
One of the main challenges for network operators introducing NFV is to combine performance and flexibility in a cost-effective way, but there is a solution, explains Napatech's Dan Joe Barry.
Huawei Optical Innovation 2016
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9/6/2016  |  Post a comment
Highlights of the 2016 Huawei Optical Innovation forum.
F5 Virtual Network Function Integrations With Partner Orchestration Platform
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8/24/2016  |  Post a comment
F5's Kishore Patnam, product manager for F5's service provider solutions, discusses why service providers are moving towards virtualization and how his clients are utilizing F5's solutions.
Reinventing Operations for a Virtual, Software-Defined World
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7/28/2016  |  Post a comment
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.
VeEX: Live From BCE 2016
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7/25/2016  |  Post a comment
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.
Real-Time Telemetry & Analytics for Intelligent SDN Orchestration
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7/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Packet Design CEO Scott Sherwood discusses how real-time network telemetry and analytics are enabling a new breed of SDN orchestration applications.
NetScout: Maximizing Enterprise Cloud for Digital Transformation
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7/20/2016  |  Post a comment
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.
NFV in 2016: Part 2 – Climbing the Virtualization Maturity Curve
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7/19/2016  |  Post a comment
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).
Juniper Networks & The Evolution of NFV
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7/19/2016  |  Post a comment
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.
AT&T: Aiming for Better Customer Care
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7/12/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T SVP Vicki Jones explains how the company tracks and measures customer service and is seeking to turn customer care into a service differentiator.

This blog, sponsored by AT&T, is the fifth part of a ten-part series examining next-generation broadband technologies titled "Behind the Speeds."
The Future of Virtualization: Presented by Cisco
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7/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Dave Ward, Cisco's CTO of Engineering and Chief Architect, outlines his vision for the future of virtualization.
ZTE NGON Highlights
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7/5/2016  |  Post a comment
At NGON in Nice, ZTE was able to show its range of end-to-end OTN solutions.
ZTE Pre5G & 5G Solutions
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6/30/2016  |  Post a comment
At 5G World London, ZTE demonstrated two types of equipment, including 128 antenna Pre5G Massive MIMO and 15GHz high-frequency base stations.
Energy 2020: Technology Innovation to Fuel Power Efficiency
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6/30/2016  |  1 comment
In this video, Dave Fellows, co-founder and CTO of Layer3 TV and chief scientist of the SCTE/ISBE Energy 2020 program, discusses such ambitious objectives as achieving a second 500% increase in efficiency in outside plant amplifiers and the implementation of the Adaptive Power Systems Interface Specification.
Transitioning to Service Agile Networks
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6/30/2016  |  Post a comment
Packet optical networks are transitioning from proprietary converged systems to open disaggregated platforms. This video will describe the Fujitsu 1FINITY disaggregated platform, explore how 1FINITY interoperates with the Fujitsu FLASHWAVE platform and explain how 1FINITY is designed for software control, like with Fujitsu Virtuora NC.
Energy 2020: Creating Unique Standards for Cable's Unique Networks
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6/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Cable's unique network requirements require a specific set of standards for operators to increase power efficiency, according to Dan Cooper, vice president of critical infrastructure for Charter Communications and chair of the SCTE/ISBE Standards Program's Energy Management Subcommittee, and Ian Oliver, managing director of the Trenchant Group and a member of the SCTE/ISBE Standards Program’s Energy Management Subcommittee.
Masergy: 'Now Is the Time for NFV'
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6/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Hear Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology at Masergy, talk about the advantages that enterprises can leverage using Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and how Masergy takes a unique approach to solving customers' problems. For more information on Masergy, please visit www.masergy.com.
Masergy Leads the Charge With NFV Capabilities
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6/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Hear Tim Naramore, CTO at Masergy, talk about how focusing on solving specific customer challenges, providing self-service automation tools and being laser focused on the customer experience has enabled Masergy to be a leader in the NFV space. For more information on Masergy, please visit www.masergy.com.
Private Company of the Year - Affirmed Networks
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6/27/2016  |  Post a comment
At BCE 2016, Steve Saunders speaks to Hassan Ahmed about Affirmed's success.
Energy 2020: Growing Services, Not Consumption
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6/24/2016  |  Post a comment
Management of power requirements needs to be a key consideration as cable operators deploy new services, says Dan Cooper, vice president of critical infrastructure for Charter Communications and chair of the SCTE/ISBE Standards Program's Energy Management Subcommittee.
Juniper's NFV Platform
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
A telco cloud is a key enabler for service providers to deliver virtualized services to their customers. Juniper has a differentiated approach with an open and comprehensive NFV platform to build the cloud of the future for multiple use cases.
RAD Demonstrates SD-WAN Functionality at BCE 2016
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6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
In conjunction with Versa Networks, RAD demos a joint solution for SD-WAN implementation. The solution uses RAD's ETX-2i, a vCPE platform integrating a powerful IP and Carrier Ethernet NID/NTU with a field-pluggable x86 NFV module that runs Versa's FlexVNF.
Radware on Virtualizing Network Security
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6/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Radware's Michael O'Malley highlights the benefits for service providers of virtualizing network security.
The FlowBROKER Solution
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6/21/2016  |  Post a comment
During a demo at the Big Communications Event 2016, Accedian director of product line solutions Greg Spear demonstrates how the FlowBROKER distributed packet capture solution (part of Accedian's SkyLIGHT platform) can be used to troubleshoot and resolve QoE issues.
Lumentum Optical Whiteboxes for Software Defined Networks
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6/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Learn more about Lumentum's new optical whitebox platform supporting a software defined network (SDN) ecosystem within data center and metro/edge DWDM transport.
AT&T: How More Fiber Will Help Businesses
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6/14/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T SVP Bill Huber explains how the company's accelerated deployment of fiber lines is transforming its delivery of business services.

This blog, sponsored by AT&T, is the fourth part of a ten-part series examining next-generation broadband technologies titled "Behind the Speeds."
ADVA & EANTC Discuss Superior Ensemble Performance
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6/13/2016  |  Post a comment
At the NIA Booth at BCE 2016, Prayson Pate of ADVA and Carsten Rossenhövel of EANTC give an update on the Ensemble performance.
The Future of Virtualization: Presented by Intel
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6/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Lynn Comp, senior director of market development for the Network Platforms Group for Intel, outlines her vision for the future of virtualization.
The Future of Virtualization: Presented by Oracle
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6/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Douglas Tait, global director of marketing for Oracle Communications, outlines his vision for the future of virtualization.
Dell's Approach to NFV
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6/7/2016  |  Post a comment
Drew Schulke, Dell's executive director of networking, explains Dell's approach to NFV.
Dell's Approach to IoT
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6/7/2016  |  Post a comment
Kirsten Billhardt, Dell's marketing director for IoT, discusses Dell's approach to architecting networks to prepare for the growth of IoT devices.
Demonstrating Dell's DSS 9000
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6/7/2016  |  Post a comment
Stephen Rousset, Dell's director of architecture, ECI, demonstrates Dell's DSS 9000 at Light Reading's BCE 2016 event in Austin, Texas.
Parallel Wireless Virtualizes HetNets
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6/7/2016  |  Post a comment
In this video, Parallel Wireless Founder/VP of Development Kaitki Agarwal talks to Light Reading about how the company's virtualized HetNet solution the reduces cost and complexity of multi-technology multivendor wireless networks.
Moving Towards Cloud-Native VNFs
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6/6/2016  |  3 comments
Heavy Reading's NFV expert Caroline Chappell and Intel's Lynn Comp discuss current trends in virtualization and what the future holds for service providers.
Overcoming OpenStack Network Virtualization Challenges
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6/3/2016  |  Post a comment
OpenStack continues to be a big talking point in the industry, particularly in relation to network virtualization. Ray Le Maistre speaks with Wind River's Charlie Ashton about how to accelerate the development of OpenStack-based network virtualization solutions to ensure they have the reliability, flexibility, security and scalability needed for a telco environment.
Talking OpenStack Adoption With Andy Smith, Juniper Networks' Chief Architect for Cable MSO Networks
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6/1/2016  |  Post a comment
Andy Smith, Juniper Networks' Chief Architect for Cable MSO Networks, chats with Alan Breznick in this short video about how Contrail enhances Openstack to deliver virtualized services in the cable MSO world.
Cable & the Move to IPTV
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5/31/2016  |  Post a comment
Cable operators are looking at transitioning operations to IPTV, and some have already started. What issues do operators face? What opportunities will this bring to customers? These are just a few of the questions Alticast considers in this interview between Alan Breznick and Susan Crouse at INTX 2016.
Ooredoo at UBBS 2016
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5/31/2016  |  Post a comment
At UBBS 2016 in Dubai, Light Reading is joined by Ooredoo Qatar's Yann Courqueux for an in-depth interview on their success.
du's Success Infrastructure
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5/31/2016  |  Post a comment
At UBBS 2016 in Dubai, Light Reading is joined by du's Jasim Alawadi for an in-depth interview on deploying all types of technology.
What Is Customer Experience Management?
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5/31/2016  |  Post a comment
At UBBS 2016 in Dubai, Light Reading is joined by Huawei's Michael Spratt for an in-depth interview on customer experience management.
UBBS 2016 World Tour Highlight
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5/31/2016  |  Post a comment
At UBBS World Tour 2016 in Dubai, Light Reading takes an exclusive look at the latest Huawei technology and the future of broadband.
Cisco's Innovations in Cable
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5/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Marc Aldrich from Cisco discusses the latest in security, the evolution and momentum for CCAP and what the industry will be seeing next from Cisco.
ZTE TM Forum Highlights
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
ZTE showcased its new ICT solutions at TM Forum in Nice.
The Ultimate 5-Minute Guide to Digital Customer Engagement
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5/20/2016  |  Post a comment
In this short video, you will hear all about how Digital Customer Engagement is the key to meeting customer expectations, keeping them happy, and maximizing revenue. VP Product & Marketing at Pontis, Ofer Razon, breaks down for us the five essential capabilities for successful Digital Customer Engagement. Don’t miss!
NFV in 2016: Part 1 – NFV Use Cases Get Real
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Consensus is building around the key use cases for NFV, including managed IP services at the network edge and on customer premises, which can generate new revenues from enterprises/SMBs and consumers; Evolved Packet Core to support LTE migration; and adjacent technologies, such as TAS and IMS.
Nokia's Steve Vogelsang on NFV – Part 3
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Steve Vogelsang discusses the challenges of operational transformation and how Nokia helps its customers. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
ARM's OPNFV Action
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5/17/2016  |  Post a comment
At the ARM booth at MWC 2016, Joe Kidder and Bob Monkman speak to Light Reading about OPNFV and their upcoming action.
Nokia's Steve Vogelsang on NFV – Part 2
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5/16/2016  |  Post a comment
Steve Vogelsang gives advice to service providers on how to move to NFV. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
Nokia's Steve Vogelsang on NFV – Part 1
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5/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Steve Vogelsang discusses NFVi and VNF interoperability. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
Exclusive: Video Interview With Sckipio CEO David Baum
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5/5/2016  |  1 comment
At his headquarters in Tel Aviv, G.fast visionary David Baum, CEO of Sckipio, provided an exclusive interview to Light Reading and showed how innovations in rate and reach, vector densities, fast reconnecting times and SFP-based residential gateways are expanding the potential of G.fast.
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Global Services: The $40B Face-Off

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More service providers than ever before are battling it out to win a slice of what is now a $40 billion global communications services pie, explains Ovum Principal Analyst David Molony.
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MEC Congress: The Key Takeaways

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Three key takeaways from the Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Congress in Munich, Germany.
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Time to Shut Up About 'Dumb Pipes'

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Keeping Your Tech Career Going After 50

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How do you keep your career moving forward when you're past the half-century mark?
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Peering Into the Digital Future

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Nick Thomas, practice leader of digital media at Ovum, talks about how digital transformation in the technology, media and telecom sectors will enable the development of a new range of applications and services for enterprises and consumers and how the upcoming Digital Futures event in London will examine ...
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Napatech Tackles NFV's Major Challenge

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One of the main challenges for network operators introducing NFV is to combine performance and flexibility in a cost-effective way, but there is a solution, explains Napatech's Dan Joe Barry.
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Huawei Optical Innovation 2016

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Highlights of the 2016 Huawei Optical Innovation forum.
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Are You Ready for Huawei Connect 2016?

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Join us for an exclusive sneak peak of Huawei Connect, an integrated conference for the global ICT ecosystem taking place in Shanghai.
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CEO Chat: UXP's Gemini Waghmare

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders and UXP Systems CEO Gemini Waghmare discuss the strategic importance of digital identity for operators in the midst of transformation.
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F5 Virtual Network Function Integrations With Partner Orchestration Platform

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F5's Kishore Patnam, product manager for F5's service provider solutions, discusses why service providers are moving towards virtualization and how his clients are utilizing F5's solutions.
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CEO Chat: Intel's Alexis Black Bjorlin

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Join us for an in-depth interview between Steve Saunders of Light Reading and Alexis Black Bjorlin of Intel as they discuss the release of the company's Silicon Photonics platform, its performance, long-term prospects, customer expectations and much more.
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Accelerating Telecom Digital Transformation With Nominum DNS

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Light Reading's Steve Saunders gets an update from Nominum CEO Gary Messiana on how his company is helping carriers on the digital transformation journey.
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