SDN Still Needs a Gathering Like ONS
Valley Wonk | 4/19/2013 | 3 comments
The Open Networking Summit has climbed the hype curve, but the conference should cling to its roots as a techie discussion forum for software-defined networking
Spare a Dime for Analog?
Valley Wonk | 1/4/2013 | 1 comment
4:45 PM Sanjay Jha (formerly) of Motorola sees 4G gold in LTE-Advanced, but getting startups in on the game won't be so easy
Juniper Cracking SDN Open
Valley Wonk | 12/13/2012 | Post a comment
5:00 AM The $176M acquisition of startup Contrail looks like an attempt to create an open-source movement in software-defined networking
Buying Into the New Cisco
Valley Wonk | 12/11/2012 | Post a comment
6:00 AM For all the talk of a software-and-services makeover, Cisco might not be ready to let the switch/router market fall prey to SDN
SDN's Pragmatic Side
Valley Wonk | 10/26/2012 | 1 comment
3:35 PM Far from the years-away talk of network programmability, a couple of TelcoTV panelists discuss what SDN can do for them now
The Fabless Tab
Valley Wonk | 12/16/2011 | 2 comments
5:15 PM It was right for chip startups to stop owning manufacturing, but somehow that added up to a wrong turn
From The Founder
Last week I dropped in on "Hotlanta," Georgia to moderate Light Reading's inaugural DroneComm
conference – a unique colloquium investigating the potential for drone communications to disrupt the world's telecom ecosystem. As you will see, it was a day of exploration and epiphany...
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
With 200 customers in 60 countries, Stockholm-based Net Insight has carved out a solid leadership position in one of the hottest vertical markets going in comms right now: helping service providers and broadcasters deliver video and other multimedia traffic over IP networks. How has Net Insight managed to achieve this success in the face of immense competition from the industry giants?
My ongoing interview tour of the leading minds of the telecom industry recently took me to Richardson, Texas, where I met with Rod Naphan, CTO and SVP, Solutions, ...
I recently popped down to Texas to chat with CEO Eric L. Pratt about his company, Taqua.