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Silicon Photonics Gets Its Buzz On in Anaheim
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3/20/2013  |  3 comments
Cisco helped amplify the chatter at OFC/NFOEC, but the silicon photonics story isn't written in stone yet
SDN Fever Takes the Valley
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4/20/2012  |  Post a comment
4:25 PM Silicon Valley seems to love software defined networking, and it's big in Japan, but there's still a long way to go
Privacy Ages Well
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4/6/2012  |  5 comments
9:45 AM We keep hearing about privacy slipping away – but how privacy-minded were you 10 or 20 years ago?
OFC/NFOEC 2012: 100G Is Finally Happening
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2/24/2012  |  1 comment
8:30 AM What (and whom) to watch out for as the optical industry returns to Los Angeles with 100G and more on its mind
Gadget Night!
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12/15/2011  |  5 comments
12:00 PM Toys and tools -- some of them useful! -- took the stage at the annual geek-out dinner hosted by The Churchill Club in Silicon Valley
LR Live!: EENY Day 2 Update
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11/11/2011  |  1 comment
The second day of Ethernet Expo included talk about MPLS-TP, 100G and, yes, the cloud
LR Live!: EENY Day 1 Update
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11/9/2011  |  2 comments
New products, Ethernet exchanges and (lack of) latency highlighted the first half of Ethernet Expo Americas 2011
State of Cisco
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9/15/2011  |  1 comment
9:15 AM The death of '12% to 17%' and what to do about Huawei
Cisco Shows Off Cius
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7/22/2011  |  12 comments
10:00 AM -- The tablet could have its place. The question is whether that place ought to be at Cisco
OpenFlow Comes to Bat
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7/5/2011  |  3 comments
3:50 PM It's OK to be excited about the OpenFlow specification for switching, even if you have no idea what you would use it for
OFC/NFOEC 2011: Wrapping Up
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3/14/2011  |  Post a comment
12:05 PM The optical networking sector isn't completely healed, but OFC/NFOEC showed there's still a lot to be excited about
Considering QFabric
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3/4/2011  |  2 comments
12:10 PM Juniper has announced lots of big, ambitious plans lately, but QFabric might be the most significant. Here's why
Google's Chrome Laptop
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2/4/2011  |  1 comment
9:00 AM Showing off the pilot Chrome OS laptop. It even works!
Brocade's Data Center Hunt
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1/28/2011  |  Post a comment
3:05 PM Brocade's Victor Garcia gets ready to build data centers in Europe and India
Cord Cutting Starts Small
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12/17/2010  |  7 comments
8:00 AM How many TV cords can you cut, after all?
What Nokia Was Missing
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10/22/2010  |  2 comments
6:00 AM Related to that thing about success being correlated to showing up
Video Gets Squeezed
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10/15/2010  |  2 comments
6:00 AM There's another wave of compression waiting to happen
Juniper Revs Marketing Machine
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9/27/2010  |  2 comments
4:40 PM Sometimes, it's important to talk the talk
Dry-Erasing the iPhone
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8/20/2010  |  Post a comment
7:55 AM From Ericsson's US HQ, a sketchy overview of the many facets of AT&T's iPhone problems


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Leading Lights 2016 Highlights

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Some of the high points from this year's Leading Lights awards dinner at the Hotel Ella in Austin, Texas.
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Find out who has been welcomed into Light Reading's Hall of Fame this year.
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Gamma's MD on the Emergence of UC2

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Gamma Communications Managing Director David Macfarlane believes the unified communications (UC) market has reached a tipping point.
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NFV in 2016: Part 1 – NFV Use Cases Get Real

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Consensus is building around the key use cases for NFV, including managed IP services at the network edge and on customer premises, which can generate new revenues from enterprises/SMBs and consumers; Evolved Packet Core to support LTE migration; and adjacent technologies, such as TAS and IMS, to support VoLTE and next-generation charging and policy control ...
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Nokia's Steve Vogelsang on NFV – Part 3

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Steve Vogelsang discusses the challenges of operational transformation and how Nokia helps its customers. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
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Level 3: Why UC Is In Demand

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Andrew Edison, Level 3's senior VP of sales, EMEA region, talks about the drivers of growth in the unified communications services market.
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ARM's OPNFV Action

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At the ARM booth at MWC 2016, Joe Kidder and Bob Monkman speak to Light Reading about OPNFV and their upcoming action.
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Nokia's Steve Vogelsang on NFV – Part 2

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Steve Vogelsang gives advice to service providers on how to move to NFV. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
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Interoute CTO on NFV's Maturity

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Matt Finnie, CTO at international operator Interoute, explains how NFV has made life easier in terms of logistics and how Interoute can now enable a 'software-defined moment' for its customers.
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UBBS 2016 Highlights

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Highlights of Huawei's UBBS event in Hong Kong.
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