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The Move to Digital Operations
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3/15/2016  |  Post a comment
A new survey conducted by Heavy Reading and TM Forum shows that CSPs around the world see the move to digital operations as a necessary part of their overall virtualization strategies.
Putting DOCSIS 3.1 Networks to the Test
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3/14/2016  |  Post a comment
DOCSIS 3.1 will enable cable network operators to significantly increase their broadband transmission speeds but its full potential can only be reached if certain network planning, preparation and monitoring processes are identified and managed, notes the team at Viavi.
Accelerate Your Business With NFV
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2/8/2016  |  Post a comment
F5 breaks down the business drivers and key use cases for NFV.
Allot MobileTrends Report H2/2015
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11/4/2015  |  2 comments
Allot MobileTrends Report H2/2015 reveals how daily online behavior can be used to discover smarter ways to profile customers and propose valuable, real-time offers to them.
Are SIP Phones Right For You?
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10/20/2015  |  1 comment
VTech outlines the benefits of SIP phones for enterprises, including reduced costs, increased productivity, reliability, flexibility, unified communications and more.
The Future of Network Appliances
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10/8/2015  |  Post a comment
Network appliances have a strong value proposition in today's networks and will continue to do so in the NFV and SDN-enabled networks of tomorrow.
CSPs Get Serious About ICT Transformation
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9/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Communication service providers realize that an ICT transformation is critical to their long-term survival, but most haven't yet committed to making it happen.
Imagine Your Business Being More Agile
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Cisco's cloud and virtualization portfolio can increase business agility and innovation by building a more flexible network architecture.
Huawei IT for Digital Transformation
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8/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei is committed to becoming the most trusted and strategic business partner for carriers through continuous innovation. Here it breaks down how.
Why Telcos Need to Embrace a Digital Transformation
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7/30/2015  |  1 comment
To keep up with consumers' increasing digital lifestyles, an IT system and operating model overhaul is required using a modern BSS, IES and analytics.
New Vendor Requirements for the NFV Era
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
The NFV era is placing new demands on the developers and suppliers of network technology.
Control Plane Consolidation
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5/12/2015  |  Post a comment
This infographic documents the technical and business merits associated with eliminating existing control plane silos through the deployment of a next-gen consolidated control plane platform.
Key Drivers for ICT Transformation & the 'Digital First' Strategy
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
In its latest survey covering network operators' plans and strategies for ICT transformation, Heavy Reading asked telecom operators worldwide to identify the most important goals and objectives for their ICT transformation initiatives. Heavy Reading also asked operators about the importance of a "digital first" strategy, which enables customers to complete an interaction across different digital channels, such as web and mobile self-service and social media.
ICT Transformation: From Awareness to Reality
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading's latest survey focuses on network operators' plans and strategies for Information and Communication Technology Transformation, which involves replacing legacy silo-based functions with more agile and efficient digital business processes.
White Box for Data Center Networking
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4/1/2015  |  Post a comment
More and more traffic is traveling within data centers, and operators need new networking approaches to manage this growth. Pica8's infographic shows how operators can confidently and painlessly deploy white box switches into existing networks today and leverage the benefits of SDN.
Paving the Way for Service Agility
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2/11/2015  |  Post a comment
NFV without question is reshaping CSP network design and service delivery roadmaps. In this infographic we document the benefits that NFV delivers, including how it paves the way to achieve unprecedented levels of service agility.
Holistic IP Transformation
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8/20/2014  |  Post a comment
The migration to an all-IP network starts with a solid, real-world execution plan


From The Founder
Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators.
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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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MWC 2017's Key 2-Letter Terms

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5G, AI, VR... these are just some of the two-letter terms that will dominate show-floor chat at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, according to these two blow-hards (a.k.a. Scott Bicheno of Telecoms.com and Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre). And then there's PB...
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Key Trends for Mobile Operators in Developing Markets

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Ovum's Matthew Reed talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about the challenges and opportunities facing mobile operators in the developing markets of Africa and the Middle East.
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YouTube Takes on Facebook Live-Streaming

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Popular 'YouTubers' will be the first to get the new service on their smartphones. You have been warned.
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Open Source NFV/SDN Automation

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AT&T ECOMP (Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy) code is transitioning into the Linux Foundation for placement into open source. In this video, Carol Wilson provides an update on the maturation of open source ECOMP and meets with industry leaders from AT&T, Bell Canada, Orange, Linux Foundation and Amdocs to discuss what this means for the ...
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Uber & NASA Collaborate on Flying Car Project

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Is Uber for real? Well, it's hired NASA engineer Mark Moore to lead the project, and he wouldn't come cheap.
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Zuckerberg Tries Out the Oculus Rift VR Glove

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Facebook CEO shows off a new way to interact with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset: an Oculus glove.
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Huawei Digital Transformation Forum 2017

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Here's a preview of the upcoming Huawei Digital Transformation Forum taking place in Barcelona with trending telecom topics like cloud, IoT, 5G and much more!
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Dan Sahar of Qwilt on Open Edge Cloud Platform

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Dan Sahar, Qwilt's co-founder, sits down with Steve Saunders of Light Reading for a conversation about Qwilt's Open Edge Cloud platform and the new role of service providers in application and content delivery.
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ZeroStack's 'Self-Driving Cloud'

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Its Z-Brain tech automates day-to-day management and long-term planning for hybrid clouds.
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Nominum's Craig Sprosts on DNS & Cybersecurity Trends

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Nominum's Craig Sprosts talks about the fast-changing landscape of cybersecurity with Steve Saunders of Light Reading. Sprosts touches on the trend of the rise of ransomwares, rivals of IoT base attacks, and mobile network security. He also discusses the realization of the importance of IoT security after a recent cyber attack that paralyzed several major ...
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China Moves Towards Mixed Ownership of Telcos

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Chinese authorities are promoting new ownership models in order to raise capital.
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What to Expect at MWC 2017

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5G is set to dominate as the key buzz term at this year's Mobile World Congress but there are other pressing 4G matters to address.
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