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Large-Scale IP Subscriber and Service Management
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8/28/2002  |  Post a comment
Subscribers aren't just looking for basic connectivity anymore, so service providers will have offer new services and greater control over service delivery
Optical Metro Networks and Beyond
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7/24/2002  |  Post a comment
A look at why optical networking has hit a 'dead zone' and what carriers and service providers can do to prepare themselves for life afterwards
Why Embedded Java is Integral to the Next Wave
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7/16/2002  |  Post a comment
It's tailor-made for enabling differentiated network services and the network element platform lifecycle
Optical Channel Performance Monitors
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3/28/2002  |  4 comments
OCPIs operate in the optical layer to monitor the health of the individual wavelengths in a DWDM network
Optimizing Resources for Optical Transport & DWDM Measurements
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3/25/2002  |  Post a comment
Optimize the value chain with more portable, compact, and modular units combining Sonet/SDH and optical analysis
1310nm VCSELs: Enabling the Conversion to Light
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3/11/2002  |  Post a comment
The 1310nm VCSEL is the key to building the optical network of the future at a cost that ensures sustainable capacity expansion and profitability
The Path to MPLS
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1/29/2002  |  Post a comment
Protecting existing service revenue and capital investments while migrating to high-availability multiservice networks
MPLS in Optical Networks
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1/25/2002  |  Post a comment
An analysis of the features of MPLS and generalized MPLS and their application to optical networks, with reference to the Link Management Protocol and Optical UNI
The Transparent Network
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1/1/2002  |  1 comment
An innovative solution to the big cost issues
Athermal Performance of Bulk Grating Wavelength Division Mux/Demuxes
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11/12/2001  |  Post a comment
Performance advantages include low insertion loss, low ripple, channel-to-channel uniformity, low polarization-dependent loss, and a wide effective temperature range
High-Performance, Low-Cost Photonic ICs
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8/31/2001  |  Post a comment
The extraordinary increase in bandwidth that will be required in the future will demand low-cost, high-performance photonic ICs
The Right Way to Build MANs
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8/12/2001  |  4 comments
MAN service providers can now bridge the gap between LANs and the backbone network with new technology to support bandwidth-intensive applications and services
Mux/DeMux Optical Specs and Measurements
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7/24/2001  |  Post a comment
Makes recommendations for identifying the proper wavelength mux/demux technology that will optimize DWDM system design
40-Gbit/s Solution Eliminates the Dilemma
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6/14/2001  |  Post a comment
Minimize the investment in capacity by deploying technologies that make more efficient use of the existing fiber network
The Service Edge Router
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4/19/2001  |  Post a comment
Enabling a streamlined packet service network
Packet Ring Technology
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4/5/2001  |  14 comments
The future of metro transport for coping with mounting traffic loads
Building 10-Gig/DWDM MANs
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10/27/2000  |  3 comments
10-Gbit/s Ethernet over DWDM fiber offers the advantages of speed, flexibility, scalability, and technical simplicity for metro networks
Metropolitan Optical Networks
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6/23/2000  |  Post a comment
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Light Reading’s Upskill U is a FREE, interactive, online educational resource that delivers must-have education on themes that relate to the overall business transformation taking place in the communications industry.
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The Changing Face of the Data Center World
Rodney M. Elder, Senior Solutions Architect, Equinix
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The Central Office Re-Architected as a Data Center
Guru Parulkar, Executive Director, Open Networking Research Center, Open Networking Lab
Wednesday, August 10, 1:00PM EDT
Telcos & Open Source 101
Phil Robb, Senior Technical Director, OpenDaylight
Friday, August 12, 1:00PM EDT
The Role of Open Source in NFV
Jim Fagan, Director, Cloud Practice, Telstra
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From The Founder
The more things change, the more they stay the same for Juniper's next-gen comms solutions, and that's a good thing.
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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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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.
LRTV Custom TV
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.
LRTV Interviews
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 ...
Wagner’s Ring
Cisco Faces Up to Hypercloud Threat

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Facebook, Amazon and Google mostly don't buy branded technology for their networks – they build their own. That's a threat to Cisco – and its competitors too – which face potentially dwindling demand for their product. Is Cisco up to the challenge? Light Reading went to the annual Cisco Live conference to find out.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Building a Better Connected Russia

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At UBBS World Tour 2016, Alla Shabelnikova of Ovum shares the findings of a white paper outlining the challenges and opportunities of broadband rollout in Russia.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
The Global Video Business

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At UBBS World Tour 2016, Roger Feng of Huawei shares insights on the future of video business.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
UBBS World Tour Moscow Highlights

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At UBBS World Tour 2016 at Moscow, Huawei showcases its outstanding progress in video technology.
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Our world has evolved through innovation from the Industrial Revolution of the 1740s to the information age, and it is now entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution, driven by technology. Technology is driving a paradigm shift in the way digital solutions deliver a connected world, changing the way we live, communicate and provide solutions. It can have a powerful impact on how we tackle some of the world’s most pressing problems. In this radio show, Caroline Dowling, President of Communications Infrastructure & Enterprise Computing at Flex, will join Women in Comms Director Sarah Thomas to discuss the impact technology has on society and how it can be a game-changer across the globe; improving lives and creating a smarter world. Dowling, a Cork, Ireland, native and graduate of Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program, will also discuss her experience managing an international team focused on innovation in an age of high-speed change.