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Juniper Cloud CPE Solution
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6/29/2016  | 
EANTC was commissioned by Light Reading to perform independent tests of Juniper's Cloud CPE solution. Juniper claims that Cloud CPE is a network function virtualization (NFV) platform designed to simplify the transition to virtualized, cloud-based solutions for both NFV service providers and their customers.
Reimagining Core Networks
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6/28/2016  | 
As traffic from the edge continues to grow – thanks to cloud services, video streaming, 4G/5G mobile technologies, and the Internet of Things – the pressure at the core network is further multiplied.
Resist the Urge to Abandon OpenFlow
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6/28/2016  | 
OpenFlow and SDN go hand in hand. The programmatic interface that OpenFlow provides is a necessary component of the SDN promise, one that is expected to garner over $3.5 billion in investments by 2018. There’s just one problem—some in the industry are taking every opportunity to avoid OpenFlow, changing the nature of SDN in the process.
Migration Strategies for IPTV, Part 2
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6/27/2016  | 
'Migration Strategies for IPTV, Part 2' discusses key considerations as pay-TV operators launch IPTV, including the importance of meeting service quality expectations, as well as opportunities for improved customer service and new product offerings.
Exploring the Potential of mmWave for 5G Mobile Access
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6/27/2016  | 
5G is a major advance in mobile communications that will impact every industry and every service provider worldwide. mmWaves is emerging as an important – and probably critical – access technology that will enable 5G to meet challenging performance targets in areas of high-density demand.
Nuage Networks Strategy for Open Systems
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6/23/2016  | 
Nuage Networks is the one SDN/network virtualization vendor that is truly embracing open systems and interoperability. A majority of its customers are also looking to deploy open source cloud management systems or open source server virtualization platforms like Linux™ containers.
SD-WAN (Software Defined WAN): Answering the Demands of the Cloud-Based IT White Paper
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6/23/2016  | 
There is no shortage of challenges for organizations trying to manage wide-area networks (WANs) today, largely due to ongoing changes in the IT enterprise.
Forrester Technology Adoption Profile: Expanding IT Automation Through Cross-Technology SDN Platforms
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6/23/2016  | 
Large enterprises utilize a wide array of resources to augment their IT infrastructure in order to serve the business. They are challenged, however, with being able to connect all of the disparate parts into a cohesive whole.
Special Report: Low Latency & Real-Time Kernels for Telco & NFV
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6/20/2016  | 
This report by Canonical, demonstrates that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS offers the necessary, proven reliability, while also offering supported kernel choices that enhance the efficiency of VNF operations and functions.
The Rise of Dynamic Malware Using Data Science to Prevent Cyberthreats
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6/20/2016  | 
In the past year, cybercrime has skyrocketed as malware authors continue to gain sophistication. From the front lines of the cybercrime war comes a new white paper that shares analysis from Domain Name System (DNS) data inspections to shed new light on methods to reduce cybercrime.
Video Trailer: Heavy Reading Talk Digital Transformation - Videos
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6/20/2016  | 
Part 1 - Introducing the Third Way
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6/19/2016  | 
Part 2 - Leverage DNS for new Services
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6/19/2016  | 
Part 3 - Enhance the Subscriber Experience
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6/19/2016  | 
Part 4 - Better Communicate with Subscribers
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6/19/2016  | 
Blog - DNS: The "Third Way" to Digital Transformation
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6/19/2016  | 
Aligning Business & Operational Transformation: Enabling the Network to Participate in the API Economy
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6/16/2016  | 
As the digital services economy – also known as the application programmed interface (API) economy – gains momentum, companies in every industry are focusing on joining it.
CEO Chat With ECI's Darryl Edwards
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6/16/2016  | 
At the BCE 2016 show in Austin, ECI Telecom CEO Darryl Edwards tells Light Reading founder and CEO about the Elastic Network concept and the company's NFV and cybersecurity developments.
Cloud Transformation
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6/15/2016  | 
Network services, applications and data analytics are all part of the digital transformation redefining businesses globally.
The Programmable Network Cloud
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6/15/2016  | 
Operators need to ensure that their networks remain a relevant and vital part of users’ everyday experience, and deliver added value in new and unique ways.
An Economic Study of the Hyperscale Data Center
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6/15/2016  | 
This paper examines the economics and performance of a new data center infrastructure solution from Ericsson called Ericsson Hyperscale Datacenter System 8000 that is poised to reshape how enterprise data centers are architected to meet the challenges of the hyper-connected Networked Society.
Overcoming OpenStack Obstacles in vCPE
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6/13/2016  | 
to make it a viable solution. This white paper details the Six obstacles that BT identified and examines the solutions for overcoming them that have been developed by Wind River.
Network Function Virtualization Primer Whitepaper - From Sonus Networks
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6/13/2016  | 
Over the last two years a major change has exploded onto the networking landscape—Network Function Virtualization (NFV). NFV is a major change in how networks are architected and operate, and its the result of fundamental transformations in the network and technology. The focus of this white paper is to define NFV and discuss how it is transforming networks.
DOCSIS 3.1: Cable Tackles the Gigabit Challenge
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6/13/2016  | 
With the rollout of the new DOCSIS 3.1 spec, the cable industry stands poised to compete in the emerging Gigabit Era. This new, fourth-generation DOCSIS standard, crafted and completed by CableLabs in record time and now in the preliminary stages of deployment, promises to give cable operators the ability to deliver data download speeds as high as 10 Gbits/s and upload speeds as high as 2Gbit/s over their existing hybrid fiber/coax (HFC) lines.
Taking the IF out of Cloudification
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6/13/2016  | 
The advent of the telco cloud, and the “cloudification” processes it utilizes, without doubt represents the telco generational shift event of this decade. Not surprisingly, as with any major transformative experience of this scope, cloudification is a complex strategic plan that addresses all major implementation considerations.
A Real-World Success Story: Integrating OTT Video & Pay TV Services
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6/10/2016  | 
This whitepaper examines how cable operators can overcome the challenges of video transcoding and set-top virtualization and maximize their channel densities.
ECI Webinar with Infonetics - Packet-Optical Optimization
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6/6/2016  | 
Has your network architecture overstayed its welcome? It’s time for a more innovative approach.
Video: The Era of Agile Optics Has Arrived
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6/6/2016  | 
Join Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and ECI's Jonathan Homa as they discuss the challenges and some possible solutions providers will face as their networks approach the Shannon Limit.
Intelligent Wavelength Health Management
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6/1/2016  | 
Service providers realize that a healthy network is critical for satisfying customers and meeting Service Level Agreements (SLAs) 24/7. How can service providers accurately understand and monitor optical impairments?
SDN Great in Theory Less in Practice White Paper
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6/1/2016  | 
In theory, SDN is designed to free us all from the shackles of closed networks. The real problem lies in the fact that many of the principles of SDN passed down by theoretical technologists don’t work in practice and need quite some adaptation.
Office 365 Cloud PBX Whitepaper
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5/26/2016  | 
This white paper focuses on the Microsoft Office 365 Cloud PBX deployment option in a Unified Communications (UC) environment.
Network Function Virtualization Primer whitepaper
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5/26/2016  | 
Over the last two years a major change has exploded onto the networking landscape—Network Function Virtualization (NFV). NFV is a major change in how networks are architected and operate, and its the result of fundamental transformations in the network and technology. The focus of this white paper is to define NFV and discuss how it is transforming networks.
Sonus SBC Evolution to Virtualization and Cloud Deployments whitepaper
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5/26/2016  | 
The technologies used for communication across telecommunication networks have changed, along with the transport and physical connectivity technologies. The networks are mainly still comprised of vertically integrated nodes purpose built for specific functions and configured to communicate to other network nodes.
Software Defined Networking for Dummies
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5/26/2016  | 
As an enterprise or a service provider moving toward the future of Cloud networking you may have questions about Software-Defined Networking (SDN). Read this book to understand what SDN is, how it works, and how to choose the right Cloud networking solution.
Sonus SBCs for Dummies
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5/26/2016  | 
With Session Border Controllers for Dummies you will learn how implementing SBCs will increase a network's security while allowing Enterprises and Service Providers to save money without compromising features or functionality.
Cisco 5G Vision Series: Licensed, Unlicensed, and Access-Independent Networks
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5/23/2016  | 
This paper reviews different approaches to integration and aggregation and weighs their relative efficiencies and value as the industry evolves to 5G. Cisco engineers are working toward a common plug-in framework for all kinds of access technologies in the 5G core.
Validating ADVA’s Virtual Switch
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5/20/2016  | 
Independent test lab EANTC has put ADVA’s Ensemble Connector virtual switch through its paces – find out what happened.
Tier-1 Mobile Operator Secures 4G-LTE Environment
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5/20/2016  | 
Enabling Cloud-Ran with Mobile Fronthaul
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5/16/2016  | 
Read how Infinera can enable Cloud-RAN with Mobile Fronthaul
US Cloud Service Provider Using the Infinera 100 Gb/s Metro Solution as Alien Wavelengths Over Existing 10 Gb/s Roadm Network
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5/16/2016  | 
Find out why COMLINK selected Infinera as their Metro 100G network vendor.
34 Ways to Win More Subscribers | A Visual Guide
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5/6/2016  | 
This visually stunning guide by Nominum provides 34 ways DNS can be used by providers to enable a safer and more personalized experience for Internet subscribers. Learn how others in the industry are leveraging their existing DNS infrastructure investment to achieve amazing results.
Accelerating Digital Transformation for Service Providers: White Paper by Strategy Analytics
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5/6/2016  | 
Competitive pressures are mounting for service providers, making digital transformation an urgent imperative. This paper analyzes the state of the industry and offers a path for providers to transform in order to meet the ever-increasing needs of today’s subscriber.
Random Subdomain Attack Surge, Explained – Video
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5/6/2016  | 
Telecom Insider Talk Digital Transformation Trailer – Video
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5/6/2016  | 
Part 1 - Digital Transformation Imperative - Video
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5/6/2016  | 
Part 2 - DNS as a Path to Digital Transformation - Video
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5/6/2016  | 
Part 3 - Nominum Accelerates Digital Transformation -Video
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5/6/2016  | 
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The independent evaluation of Nokia's key virtual network functions (VNFs) was a defining moment for the Finnish giant.
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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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Nokia's Advancement Plan: Bring Old Skills to New Roles

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Nokia's Sandy Motley advises women to change their mindsets; get aggressive about advancing their careers; develop strong, diverse support networks; and always bring forth learned skills to take on new challenges and different roles.
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CEO Chat: Cisco's Yvette Kanouff

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In Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders sits down with Cisco's Yvette Kanouff for an exclusive in-depth interview.
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Comcast: Prepping Next-Gen Video Services

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In this LRTV interview, Comcast's Elad Nafshi outlines where MSO stands with cloud DVR, OTT video, college and gigabit services.
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Energy 2020: Creating Unique Standards for Cable's Unique Networks

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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 ...
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Masergy: 'Now Is the Time for NFV'

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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.
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Masergy Leads the Charge With NFV Capabilities

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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.
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Private Company of the Year - Affirmed Networks

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At BCE 2016, Steve Saunders speaks to Hassan Ahmed about Affirmed's success.
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Energy 2020: Growing Services, Not Consumption

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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. In this video, Cooper discusses the importance of cable operators and technology partners ...
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Huawei & TDC First to Launch DOCSIS 3.1 Trial in Europe

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To meet the rising demands for high-speed broadband and to tackle fierce competition for 1.5 million household, TDC wanted to upgrade its network to use the latest technology. Using Huawei's DOCSIS 3.1 solution, TDC is now able to offer gigabit speeds to its customers.
LRTV Documentaries
OPNFV Summit: Key Takeaways

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MANO shortfalls, an increasingly bloated open source ecosystem and the cultural challenges for network operators were among the key takeaways from the OPNFV Summit in Berlin.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Bringing Ultra Broadband to the South Pacific

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At Singapore's UBBS 2016 summit, Light Reading speaks to Lim Chee Siong, Huawei's CMO in the South Pacific Region.
LRTV Custom TV
Juniper's NFV Platform

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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.
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