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The Truth About WiMax
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10/11/2006  |  1 comment
WiMax displace WiFi? Not gonna happen. Here's why
Dutch FTTH Grid Studies Bones
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9/26/2006  |  Post a comment
The FTTH-connected Almere Grid can help Erasmus Medial Centre to study bone aging
Dark Fiber Specialists
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9/26/2006  |  Post a comment
Another company specializing in the sale of dark fiber, enabling enterprises to build private fiber networks
Concurrent Network Using UCLP
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9/21/2006  |  Post a comment
Environment Canada's Articulated Private Network will link several national laboratories.
Concurrent Architectures are Better than One
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9/21/2006  |  Post a comment
In the Internet of the future, infrastructure providers should be separated from service providers
Euro Telcos Spur Muni FTTx
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9/20/2006  |  Post a comment
Some European incumbents actually encourage municipalities to build out FTTH, because it's cheaper than doing it themselves
Low-Cost Grids
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9/15/2006  |  Post a comment
The Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Alchemi Windows Grid solution provide options for those who only need a small grid cluster
Dumb Pipes R Us
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8/28/2006  |  1 comment
Report claims the economics of providing dumb pipes is better than that of traditional cable video services
Grids for Kids
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8/22/2006  |  Post a comment
Large-scale distributed grid computing will be a cornerstone of the growth of Internet communications
Bio-Info-Cyber-Infrastructure
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8/18/2006  |  Post a comment
Web services-based cyber-infrastructure is a boon for bio-informatics researchers
The Need for Speed
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7/12/2006  |  Post a comment
Is the world ready for 100-Gbit/s Ethernet?
Bandwidth On Demand
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7/11/2006  |  Post a comment
Can it be consistent with routing integrity in a multidomain environment?
Net Neutrality: Hobson's Choice
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7/7/2006  |  Post a comment
A libertarian facing the net-neutrality debate has an irreconcilable choice.
LambdaGrids for eScience
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6/29/2006  |  Post a comment
The OptIPuter blazes a trail in the brave new world of lambdagrids.
Don't Fence Me In
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6/27/2006  |  Post a comment
Oh, give me bandwidth, lots of bandwidth, under starry skies above...
Corporate Optical Networks
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6/27/2006  |  Post a comment
Many enterprises are following the lead of research institutions and building their own private optical networks.
The Importance of EARNEST
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6/27/2006  |  Post a comment
The Education and Research Networking Evolution Study (EARNEST) examines the future of research networking.
WiFi Econ 101
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6/26/2006  |  Post a comment
What if they built an urban wireless network and hardly anyone used it?
Mashups vs. SOA
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6/23/2006  |  Post a comment
Is IBM making enterprise mashups respectable?
2010: An Internet Odyssey
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6/20/2006  |  Post a comment
NANOG predicts what the Internet might look like in 2010.
Death by DCMA
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6/15/2006  |  Post a comment
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act threatens innovation in content distribution.
Vasteras Community Fiber
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6/7/2006  |  1 comment
Swedish town is on the cutting edge of the community fiber movement.
Yes, ICANN!
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6/6/2006  |  Post a comment
Looking for candidates to serve on the ICANN board
NLR Partitions Network
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5/31/2006  |  Post a comment
National LambdaRail to deploy optical switches that can be partitioned among different network operators.
Peering Spreads the IP Gospel
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5/18/2006  |  Post a comment
Peering enables the widespread and low-cost use of cutting-edge IP services.
UCLPv2 Released
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5/11/2006  |  Post a comment
The latest version of Canarie's User-Controlled Lightpath software is now available.
Reengineering Research
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5/11/2006  |  Post a comment
Cyberenvironments support the reengineering of science and engineering research processes.
Cleaner Water, Bigger Acronyms
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5/11/2006  |  Post a comment
The Collaborative Large-Scale Engineering Analysis Network for Environmental Research wants CLEANER drinking water.
SarbOx Spurs Self-Owned Fiber
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5/11/2006  |  Post a comment
Sarbanes-Oxley is driving demand for customer-owned networks.
SOA vs Web 2.0
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5/9/2006  |  Post a comment
Does the growing appeal of Web 2.0 technologies mean SOAs are DOA?
Modeling SOAs
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5/9/2006  |  Post a comment
Workshop tackles the research problems around computing in service-oriented environments.
Empower Your Fiber
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5/3/2006  |  Post a comment
Delegates gather in Prague to discuss 'customer-empowered fiber networks.'
Getting Labs Online
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5/2/2006  |  Post a comment
Web services offer remote control of scattered scientific instruments.
In VINI Veritas
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4/25/2006  |  Post a comment
Virtual network infrastructure allows researchers to evaluate protocols and services in a realistic environment.
Powell on Neutrality
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4/6/2006  |  Post a comment
Former FCC chair says legislation isn't the answer to net neutrality.
Fun With Video Avatars
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4/5/2006  |  Post a comment
Ever wish your videoconferenced self could look like a shark? Your ship's come in.
Digital Library Workflow
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4/4/2006  |  Post a comment
On the importance of Web services workflow for research, business, and digital libraries.
Grids, Virtualization & SOA
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4/3/2006  |  Post a comment
IBM honcho says grid is virtualization.
Gridding Up Sensors
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3/29/2006  |  Post a comment
On representing instruments and sensors as Web services and linking them into a grid.
IEEE Workshops Workflow
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3/29/2006  |  Post a comment
SciFlow 2006 aims to advance scientific computing and workflow management over grids
Amazon Sez: U-Stor-It
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3/15/2006  |  Post a comment
Amazon.com's new "shop" is selling Web services-based storage.
On Internets and GPTs
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3/11/2006  |  Post a comment
Considering the Internet as an 'General Purpose Technology.'
Last-Mile Competition
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3/3/2006  |  1 comment
Barcelona enables facilities-based competition in the last mile.
(Re)programming the Internet
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2/26/2006  |  Post a comment
The importance of BPEL, mashups, AJAX, and SOA.
Testing 5-Span Bridges
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2/22/2006  |  Post a comment
A cool example of international cyber-infrastructure.
Improving Web Services
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2/16/2006  |  Post a comment
AJAX, RESTful, and BPEL in bed together?
Digital Libraries and eResearch
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2/16/2006  |  Post a comment
Linking eResearch to eLearning with workflow.
The Broadband Incentive Problem
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2/15/2006  |  Post a comment
Is the broadband value chain headed for a train wreck?
Compete in the Last Mile
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2/13/2006  |  2 comments
Network neutrality is an answer to the wrong problem.
Performance Anxiety?
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2/8/2006  |  Post a comment
Application demands are outstripping Internet performance.
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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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DOCSIS 3.1: Transforming Cable From Hardware-Defined Network to Software-Defined Network

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 can transform cable HFC network to a more agile software-defined network.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Predicting Traffic Patterns for Quality Mobile Broadband

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Accessing information ubiquitously creates complexity and creates heavy traffic onto the network, especially at large-scale events like sporting events or festivals. In this video, Huawei's Mohammad Hussain speaks to experts about how to predict traffic and improve user experience during periods of heavy traffic.
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