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Top Ten: Optical Networking Movers & Shakers
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3/23/2012  |  5 comments
With 100G, terabit and ROADMs on the rise, it's a busy time for optical networking. Here's who we see making it all happen
2011 Top Ten: Video Battles & Blunders
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1/2/2012  |  6 comments
In a lot of ways, 2011 wasn't a pretty year
2011 Top Ten: SPIT Hits
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12/30/2011  |  Post a comment
It’s been another eventful year in the Service Provider IT (SPIT) sector, with operator strategies and M&A action dominating proceedings
2011 Top Ten: Corporate Gloom & Doom
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12/28/2011  |  8 comments
The year had its share of layoffs, but the company topping our list had that extra special something
2011 Top Ten: NSN's Amazing Year
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12/27/2011  |  3 comments
Apparently there was one day in 2011 when nothing major happened at Nokia Siemens Networks, but we can't figure which day that was…
2011 Top Ten: India's Hot!
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12/21/2011  |  Post a comment
It's been another monumental year in India, which looks set to leap from 2G to LTE in little more than 12 months
2011 Top Ten: Cisco News Bites
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12/21/2011  |  2 comments
John Chambers's company gave us even more than usual to talk about in 2011
2011 Top Ten: Tablet Triumphs & Tragedies
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12/20/2011  |  4 comments
These in-betweener devices had a roller-coaster 12 months, from delays to discounts to the courtroom to the couch
2011 Top Ten: Huawei Mini-Dramas
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12/19/2011  |  5 comments
Never mind what Huawei actually sells. Here's how the company's mere existence came across in headlines
Top Ten Ways the iPad Is Changing Cable
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4/5/2011  |  3 comments
iPad apps are giving cable some cachet it's not accustomed to, but its impact on the industry is going far deeper than that
CES 2011: Top 10 Cool Things at CES
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1/11/2011  |  Post a comment
Our editors pick the products, demos and ideas they really liked at last week's 2011 International CES
2010 Top Ten: A Year of SPIT
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12/29/2010  |  Post a comment
This was the year that SPIT (service provider IT) took the telecom world by storm... so what did the industry cough up?
2010 Top Ten: Optical Trends to Watch
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12/29/2010  |  11 comments
Spoiler alert: Yes, 100G is on there
2010 Top Ten: Wireline Service Provider Trends
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12/28/2010  |  Post a comment
Wireline networks saw a huge move into cloud services, big demand from mobile backhaul, and an Ethernet revolution in 2010
2010 Top Ten: Net Neutrality & Broadband Policy Stories
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12/21/2010  |  1 comment
Here are the stories that got your blood pressure up this year in the area of net neutrality and broadband policy
Top 10 Movers & Shakers
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7/19/2010  |  6 comments
Light Reading presents its annual list of the top movers and shakers in telecom
2007 Top Ten: Share Shrinkers
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12/24/2007  |  Post a comment
No, Alcatel-Lucent doesn't top the list. Not even close
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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8/15/2007  |  10 comments
After BigBand and Infinera IPOs, it's time to refresh the Top Ten Private companies
Top 10 Emerging Mobile Markets
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3/15/2007  |  3 comments
A rundown of the top 10 emerging markets in mobile and how much they grew in 2006
Top Ten Telecom Stocks
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1/18/2007  |  Post a comment
Believe it or not, telecoms are now leading the market. Can it continue? Here are our picks...
Top Ten New Startups
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7/24/2006  |  7 comments
Fresh companies with fresh ideas and fresh funding
Top Ten Movers & Shakers in Telecom
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5/11/2006  |  8 comments
Light Reading picks the biggest names and brightest stars in the telecom world
Top Ten Best New Services
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4/24/2006  |  13 comments
Our latest picks for the best new communications services
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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3/31/2006  |  12 comments
It's back, and four companies have been booted and replaced
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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7/25/2005  |  25 comments
They're hot, they've excelled, they're privately held: It's Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
Top Ten Private Companies
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2/3/2005  |  11 comments
Top 10 Private Companies
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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5/12/2004  |  36 comments
Top 10 Private Companies
Top Ten Movers and Shakers in Telecom
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11/18/2003  |  67 comments
The Top Ten Movers and Shakers in Telecom
2002 Top Ten: Words of Wisdom
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2002 Top Ten Words of Wisdom
2002 Top Ten: Forecasting Follies
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1/7/2003  |  1 comment
2002 Top Ten Forecasting Follies
2002 Top Ten: Components Catastrophes
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1/7/2003  |  1 comment
2002 Top Ten Components Catastrophes
2002 Top Ten: Monkey Business
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Monkey Business
2002 Top Ten: Pink Slips
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2002 Top Ten Pink Slips
2002 Top Ten: Technology Trends
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2002 Top Ten Technology Trends
2002 Top Ten: Photos
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2002 Top Ten Photos
2002 Top Ten: Fat Cats
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2002 Top Ten Fat Cats
2002 Top Ten: Most Popular Stories
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2002 Top Ten Most Popular Stories
2002 Top Ten: What Ifs
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2002 Top Ten What Ifs
2002 Top Ten: Uses For Obsolete Networking Equipment
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1/7/2003  |  Post a comment
2002 Top Ten Uses For Obsolete Networking Equipment
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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10/4/2002  |  110 comments
Top 10 Private Companies
50 Worst Company Names
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5/2/2002  |  96 comments
50 Worst Company Names
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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12/20/2001  |  126 comments
Top 10 Private Companies
Top Ten Optical Stocks for 2001
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8/9/2001  |  214 comments
Top Ten Optical Stocks
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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6/14/2001  |  212 comments
Top Ten Private Companies REVISED 6/14
The Top Ten Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
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5/31/2001  |  33 comments
The Top Ten Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
Light Reading's Top Ten Optical Stocks
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1/16/2001  |  33 comments
Top Ten Optical Stocks
Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies
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12/12/2000  |  262 comments
The Top Ten Private Companies
The Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
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4/5/2000  |  Post a comment
The Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
The Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking
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1/24/2000  |  Post a comment
The Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Optical Networking


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CenturyLink: Let's Get Past SD-WAN Hype

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Technology becomes a "shiny object" unless it's properly focused on solving business needs for enterprise customers, says Bill Grubbs, network solutions architect for CenturyLink. He explains to Light Reading why SD-WAN deployments have to be tailored to specific needs – and more.
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Infinera's Sales Director Paints Tech's Big Picture

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Shannon Williams, Infinera's director of sales, shares how she achieves work's many balancing acts -- between her role and the broader company, today and tomorrow's tech and more.
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SD-WAN Innovation & Trends

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Versa CEO Kelly Ahuja discusses with Carol Wilson the current status and trends in the SD-WAN market, Versa's innovation around building a software platform with broad contextualization, and the advantages that startups can bring to the SD-WAN market.
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Ovum's Dario Talmesio on 5G in Europe

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At 5G World 2017, Dario Talmesio, principal analyst and practice leader on Ovum's fixed and mobile telecoms European team, explains the emerging trends amongst European operators as they prepare for 5G.
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Putting Power on a Pedestal

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ARRIS's John Ulm says a major accomplishment of SCTE•ISBE's Energy 2020 program is increased focus on power cost and consumption, including inclusion of energy requirements in operators' RFPs and RFIs.
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Gigabit Access: The Last-Mile Pipe for All Future Services

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A Gigabit access platform being deployed today must be able to deliver all types of services to an increasing number of devices. A non-blocking architecture is necessary to support the ever-increasing growth in bandwidth demand. The Huawei Gigabit access solution is based on a distributed design that is fully scalable to deliver a unprecedented performance.
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Key Factors to Successfully Deploy an SD-WAN Service

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As service providers transition their SD-WAN solution from trials and limited deployments into production at large scale, there are important considerations to successfully operationalize these solutions and realize their full potential, without adding complexity, introducing uncertainty or disrupting current business operations. Sunil Khandekar, CEO and Founder ...
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IoT Solutions: Rational Exuberance

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IoT solutions are morphing from hype into viable business opportunities. Huawei has the platform and ecosystem support to help carriers successfully address new business opportunities in the IoT space.
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Realizing ICN as a Network Slice for Mobile Data Distribution

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Network slicing in 5G allows the potential introduction of new network architectures such as Information-centric Networks (ICN) as a slice, managed over a shared pool of compute, storage and bandwidth resource. Services over an ICN slice can benefit from many architectural features such as Name Based Networking, Security, Multicasting, Multi-homing, Mobility, ...
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Ovum's Mike Roberts on 5G Uptake

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Mike Roberts, research director for Ovum's service provider markets group, explains why he has boosted his 5G subscriptions forecast.
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AT&T's Hubbard on Intersection of SD-WAN & MPLS

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Rick Hubbard, SVP of Network Product Management for AT&T Business Solutions, discusses how AT&T's approach to SD-WAN fits in with its overall virtualization strategy, explains how SD-WAN can improve enterprise customers' use of the cloud and addresses the intersection of SD-WAN and MPLS.
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Keep Connected IoT Devices Under Control With Allot

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Allot AVP of International Pre-Sales, Daniel Keidar, explains how communications service providers can protect infrastructure and service availability from flooding attacks caused by malfunctioning or bot-infected devices connected to their network.
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