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100G & Beyond
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12/6/2012  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading’s Sterling Perrin and Doug Junkins, CTO of NTT Communications, discuss the rapid rise of 100G transport and the drivers and requirements for a terabit transport future
Building Transport Networks for the Cloud
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10/23/2012  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin and Colt's Mirko Voltolini discuss opportunities and challenges for network operators in the cloud era as well as some of the key enabling technologies for adapting transport networks to cloud demands
Make Way for Gateways
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6/4/2012  |  Post a comment
Seeking to deliver IP video services, cable operators are deploying cable multimedia gateways that convert QAM signals to IP signals in the home. In this video, cable operators and experts explain the benefits and challenges of using gateways
The Emerging 100GE Networking Era
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2/23/2012  |  1 comment
Service providers are embracing 100GE and deployments will ramp as ecosystem development helps drive affordability
Deploying 100G Transport Networks
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2/10/2012  |  10 comments
Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Sterling Perrin and representatives from Reliance Globalcom, Level 3, and XO talk about the benefits and challenges of deploying 100G today
VoLTE Is Near
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2/8/2012  |  Post a comment
Gabriel Brown of Heavy Reading gives his industry expert view on the timeline and challenges of voice over LTE
The ROADM Renaissance
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12/16/2011  |  3 comments
Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Sterling Perrin talks about the drivers, benefits and challenges of colorless, directionless, contentionless and flex spectrum ROADM networks
Looking to the Cloud
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12/13/2011  |  Post a comment
Scott Cain of BT provides a service provider view on cloud services
Transitioning to IPv6
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11/22/2011  |  Post a comment
Cable operators and service providers must find a solution to transition from IPv4 protocol to IPv6 protocol
Building a Better Road
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9/20/2011  |  14 comments
MPLS-TP is building the road to handle both legacy and packet-based traffic
UK Carriers Get Creative With Network Traffic
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8/10/2011  |  Post a comment
BT is embracing soaring data throughput by creating services to monetize the carriage cost, and making bold decisions about how to manage internal network infrastructure
Carriers Search for New Revenue as Bandwidth Use Soars
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8/9/2011  |  Post a comment
Data use on both fixed and mobile networks is skyrocketing, with no end in sight. Carriers must find new ways to build revenue in line with bandwidth usage
IP Laps TDM in the Network Race
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7/28/2011  |  Post a comment
Carriers see IP as the future of their networks, but in some cases, TDM will continue in a limited role for several years
Avoiding Traffic Jams (On Your Phone)
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7/15/2011  |  Post a comment
As mobile content continues to push bandwidth limits, operators are developing new ways to seamlessly move traffic to less stressed networks
Mobile Backhaul: Timing Is Everything
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6/30/2011  |  Post a comment
Migrating your backhaul timing to modern standards enables next-gen applications while significantly reducing costs


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In the first episode of a four-part series, Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders and Calix President and CEO Carl Russo drive around town discussing the disruptive mega-changes in the communications industry and where hope lies for service providers to meet the escalating demands of the cloud.
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Charting the CSP's Future
Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
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VeEX Test & Measurement Solutions

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Cyrille Morelle, president and CEO of VeEX Inc., talks test and measurement with Light Reading's Steve Saunders at BCE 2016. This includes innovative products such as VeSion Cloud-Based platform for network monitoring; MTTplus Modular Test platform for Access, Business, Carrier Ethernet, Transport and Core services; and OPX-BOX+ for Fiber Optics.
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VeEX: Live From BCE 2016

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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.
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Real-Time Telemetry & Analytics for Intelligent SDN Orchestration

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Packet Design CEO Scott Sherwood discusses how real-time network telemetry and analytics are enabling a new breed of SDN orchestration applications.
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The Russo Report: Driving Disruption

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In the first episode of a four-part series, Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders and Calix President and CEO Carl Russo drive around town discussing the disruptive mega-changes in the communications industry and where hope lies for service providers to meet the escalating demands of the cloud.
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NetScout: Maximizing Enterprise Cloud for Digital Transformation

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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.
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Ciena's VP Offers a Career Crash Course

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How did Ciena's Vice President of Sales, Angela Finn, carve out her career path? Simple, she tells WiC. She stayed true to her company, customers and principles. She shares her advice for women on how to be authentic and credible, as well as for companies that want to make a real change to their culture and practices.
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NFV in 2016: Part 2 – Climbing the Virtualization Maturity Curve

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Many of the initial use case implementations are single-vendor and self-contained. 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). Interoperability between NFVis and VNFs from different vendors ...
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Versa Networks' Kumar Mehta on SD-WAN Managed Services

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In Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders sits down with Versa's Kumar Mehta for an interview focused on why service providers are building SD-WAN managed services, and how Versa's telco customers are innovating.
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Juniper Networks & The Evolution of NFV

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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.
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CenturyLink Goes Beyond Managed WiFi

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CenturyLink's managed WiFi allows enterprises, such as retailers and resorts, to track guest WiFi usage in order to help them better communicate with customers.
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AT&T Launches Network Functions on Demand

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Roman Pacewicz, Senior Vice President, Offer Management & Service Integration, AT&T Business Solutions, discusses the operator's launch of its Network Functions on Demand service.
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Enterprise Pitch for Ciscosson

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After seven months of near silence, Cisco and Ericsson executives publicly discussed details on their extensive partnership. Among the tidbits shared by Martin Zander, VP, group strategy programs, Ericsson, and Doug Webster, VP service provider marketing, Cisco: The partnership was initially launched to serve the service provider market, but is already gaining ...
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