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Content Switch Test
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2/3/2003  |  5 comments
Content Switch Test Highlights:
* 3 market-ready switches
* Great scaleability
* Edge goes to Netscaler
Metro Edge Router Test
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12/10/2002  |  31 comments
Edge Router Test Highlights:
* Great VPN Delivery
* Great Scaleability
* Slight edge to Laurel
Multiservice Switch Test
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11/26/2002  |  39 comments
Multiservice Switch Test Highlights:
*Alcatel Stars
*Terrific ATM
*Good MPLS
*Other Vendors MIA
Carrier-Class IPSec: the Bigger the Better
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6/5/2002  |  19 comments
VPN Test Highlights:
* Max t-put: 965.8 Mbit/s
* Min latency: 19.2 ms
* Thumbs: two, up
Grooming Switches: Key Requirements
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5/29/2002  |  3 comments
Step 1 in Light Reading's ultimate test of optical grooming switches
* What carriers want
* What's behind the test
* Potential players
Invites Go Out for Metro DWDM Test
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5/28/2002  |  1 comment
The test will focus on:
* Fault Management
* Provisioning
* Price
Test and Measurement Report, Part 3: In the Field
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4/8/2002  |  2 comments
New field testers help carriers:
* Save truck rolls
* Test more with less
* Deliver better service
Test and Measurement Report, Part 2: R&D
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3/18/2002  |  1 comment
Emerging trends can help equipment makers:
* Scoop the market
* Streamline R&D
* Keep costs down
Test and Measurement Report, Part 1: Manufacturing
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3/11/2002  |  Post a comment
How the latest developments can help vendors:
* Dive Down Costs
* Ramp Up Quality
* Shorten Time to Market
Two Gigabits, One Vendor
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1/5/2002  |  5 comments
We asked five vendors for 2-Gbit/s SAN switches, and only QLogic stepped up to the challenge. The good news: Performance is excellent
The Internet Core Routing Test: Complete Results
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6/29/2001  |  Post a comment
Raw data:
IP baselines
MPLS baselines
Jitter and latency
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Internet Core Router Test
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3/6/2001  |  438 comments
In the first head-to-head comparison of 10-Gbit/s routers:
* Juniper's M160 outpaced Cisco's 12416 in seven out of the 16 tests
* They tied in five, and Cisco won in four
* Charlotte's Networks and Foundry Networks failed to place


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Red Hat Demo

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Red Hat's Nicolas Lemieux demonstrates how Red Hat is driving innovation through open source communities.
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Red Hat's Approach to OpenStack Adoption

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Red Hat's Radhesh Balakrishnan outlines his company's open source strategy for both enterprises and telcos.
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The New IP Goes Mobile With vEPC

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Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown discusses results of a Light Reading survey sponsored by Brocade that shows a clear commitment by mobile operators to move quickly to virtual EPC deployment.
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Making Business Sense of SDN

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Results of a Brocade-sponsored survey show that CSPs have a clear sense of SDN use cases but are wrestling with the business case. Sterling Perrin of Heavy Reading looks behind the numbers.
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NFV Will Be Here Sooner Than You Think

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Forget the usual ten-year cycle for new technologies – NFV will be a core part of CSP networks in five years, based on results of a Brocade-sponsored survey, says Heavy Reading's Caroline Chappell.
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The New IP Gains Traction With CSPs

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Roz Roseboro of Heavy Reading analyzes results of a Light Reading survey sponsored by Brocade showing that CSPs are getting serious about making the transition to the New IP era.
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It's (Real) Time for Analytics

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Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges looks at how CSPs say they plan to use analytics to deploy new services in real time as part of The New IP, based on results of a survey sponsored by Brocade.
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IoT in Action

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Two co-workers discuss the benefits of IoT technology.
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Ericsson Opens Up on OPNFV

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Martin Bäckström, VP and head of industry area Datacom at Ericsson, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the emergence of OPNFV, the importance of standards and Ericsson's OPNFV plans.
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NetNumber Founder Discusses NFV/SDN Impact on SP Networks

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NetNumber Founder Doug Ranalli examines why SPs need a new network infrastructure for service agility. While NFV and SDN are the tools, the old ways of thinking about signaling control are inhibitors. Doug provides his recommendations.
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Orchestrating NFV vCPE Services Across Multivendor Networks

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Nirav Modi provides an overview of vCPE, the fastest-growing NFV use case, showing how Cyan's Blue Planet orchestrates vCPE services across a multivendor infrastructure to rapidly deliver new managed services for business customers.
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ZTE at LTE Summit Amsterdam 2015

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As one of the leading global telecommunications providers, ZTE presented its cutting-edge technology at LTE World Summit 2015 in Amsterdam. On display at ZTE's booth were the latest R&D achievements in wireless, 5G development, HetNet, deep convergence of FDD and TDD, and RCS/IMD/iSDN/vCN.
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