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OFC & Hyperscale: A Good Mix?
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3/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Cloud and telecom players want different types of equipment for their networks, as the chatter at OFC reveals.
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
Valley Wonk  | 
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
Valley Wonk  | 
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
Valley Wonk  | 
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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Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
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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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BT's McRae Sheds Light on 4K Strategy

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event 2017 in Austin, Texas, BT Group's Chief Network Architect Neil McRae talks about what it took for BT to broadcast live sports in 4K. Catch up with all our BCE coverage at http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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How the NIA Aims to Advance NFV

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Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
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Better Solutions That Address Growing Scale

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For Comcast, the X1 rollout and 17-fold increases in broadband speeds in the past 16 years are among factors driving the need for Energy 2020 solutions that reduce cost and consumption, says Mark Hess.
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Ethernity Network Delivers Instant Offloading of Network Functions With All-Programmable Intelligent NIC

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David Levi, CEO of Ethernity Networks, explains that programmability of the hardware makes the company's All-Programmable Intelligent NIC uniquely beneficial for communications service providers that need advanced data appliances with agile support of virtualization. Utilizing the company's patented network processing technology, Ethernity offers data path ...
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BCE 2017: Vodafone Gets Obsessed With Cloud-Native

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Vodafone's Matt Beal updates us on Project Ocean and explains why simple virtualization isn't enough of a goal for network transformation. Catch up with other BCE 2017 keynotes and news at http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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BCE 2017: Intel's Take on Network Transformation

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In this BCE 2017 keynote, Lynn Comp discusses Intel's vision for areas such as analytics, automation and service assurance. For more videos and BCE coverage, see http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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Order From Chaos: The Steve Saunders BCE Keynote

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Kicking off BCE 2017, Light Reading founder Steve Saunders lays blame for NFV's slow ramp-up and urges telecom to return to old-fashioned standards building and interoperability testing.
Think of this as the video sequel to the recent columns he's written about NFV and the prospect of a telecom app store. (See

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Service Provider Panel: Partnering in the Digital Era

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Coopetition has always been part of telecom, but the ecosphere now includes data centers, vendors, apps developers, cloud service providers and Internet content providers. This BCE 2017 panel explores the new attitudes among network operators as to the value and variety of ...
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Site Demo: AT&T's IoT Flow Platform

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At AT&T's R&D center in Tel Aviv, Israel, project leader Eyal Segev talks about the operator's Flow platform and how it helps to prototype IoT applications.
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Agent of Change: A Q&A With AT&T's John Donovan

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Carol Wilson talks with the man leading AT&T's transformation efforts about the challenge of change.
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BCE Service Provider Panel: The New Business Realities

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For virtualization to happen, the telecom industry first has to grapple with key functional aspects of SDN and NFV that need to be universal, such as onboarding of virtualized network functions and federation of software-defined networks.
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BCE Service Provider Keynote: CenturyLink

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Aamir Hussain leads the Product Development and Technology organization at CenturyLink, which includes the company's information technology function. He is an experienced senior technology executive with more than 25 years of proven success in the implementation of global technology operations, operationalization of complex technology, infrastructures and business ...
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With the mobile ecosystem becoming increasingly vulnerable to security threats, AdaptiveMobile has laid out some of the key considerations for the wireless community.
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
One of the nice bits of my job (other than the teeny tiny salary, obviously) is that I get to pick and choose who I interview for this slot on the Light Reading home ...
TEOCO Founder and CEO Atul Jain talks to Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the challenges around cost control and service monetization in the mobile and IoT sectors.
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