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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
More
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


From The Founder
NFV's promises of automation and virtualization are intriguing, but what really excites service providers is the massive amount of money they could save.
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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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AT&T's Tech President Preps Workforce for the Future

7|26|17   |   5:47   |   (8) comments


AT&T is focused on the software-defined network of the future and is reskilling its workforce to get ready too, according to AT&T's President of Technology Development Melissa Arnoldi.
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Cisco: Mentoring Critical to Attract & Retain Women

7|19|17   |   6:40   |   (1) comment


Liz Centoni, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco's Computing System Product Group, shares why mentoring in all its forms is important for women and what Cisco is doing that's made a difference for women in tech.
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Gigabit LTE With Snapdragon 835

7|12|17   |     |   (1) comment


At an event in Wembley stadium, EE used its live network to demonstrate gigabit LTE using a Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip.
LRTV Custom TV
Implementing Machine Intelligence With Guavus

7|12|17   |     |   (0) comments


Guavus unites big data and machine intelligence, enabling many of the the largest service providers in the world to save money and drive measureable revenue. Learn how applying Machine Intelligence substantially reduces operational costs and in many cases can eliminate subscriber impact, meaning a better subscriber experience and higher NPS.
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Unlocking Customer Experience Insights With Machine Intelligence

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When used to analyze operational data and to drive operational decisions, machine intelligence reduces the number of tasks which require human intervention. Guavus invested in Machine Intelligence early. Learn about the difference between Machine Learning and Machine Intelligence.
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Verizon VP Talks Network, Career Planning

7|12|17   |   4:49   |   (0) comments


Heidi Hemmer, vice president of Technology, Strategy & Planning at Verizon, shares how bold bets and the future of tech define her career.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Masergy's NFV Journey

7|11|17   |     |   (0) comments


Ray Watson, vice president of global technology at Masergy, discusses the advantages and challenges in entering the still-maturing NFV market for the past three years.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Mavenir on RCS Cloud Platform & Multi-ID

7|10|17   |     |   (0) comments


Guillaume Le Mener, head of marketing and corporate development at Mavenir, discussed RCS and the recent launch of Multi-ID, which supports T-Mobile's DIGITS, the revolutionary new technology that breaks down the limitation of one number per phone and one phone per number.
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ADTRAN Executive Outlines Trends in Next-Generation 10-Gigabit Cable Networks

7|10|17   |     |   (0) comments


Hossam Salib, VP of Cable and Wireless Strategy at ADTRAN, outlines key trends as MSOs begin to deploy next-generation Gigabit and 10-Gigabit cable networks. In the interview, Hossam outlines the advantages of a Fiber Deep architecture, FTTH options including EPON and RFoG, and the importance of SDN and NFV in building next-generation high-bandwidth cable networks.
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Global Capacity: Bandwidth Demand Driving Ethernet Growth

7|6|17   |   6:37   |   (0) comments


At Light Reading's Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, Global Capacity's VP of Marketing Mary Stanhope talks about how the demand for bandwidth is changing the way service providers deliver broadband services.
LRTV Interviews
Colt's Services Chief on Digital Delivery

7|5|17   |   16:12   |   (0) comments


Rogier Bronsgeest, the chief customer experience officer (chief CEO!) at Colt, discusses the way in which the service provider interacts with its customers these days and his aggressive net promoter score (NPS) targets.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
BT VP: Women Should Fill Security Talent Gap

7|5|17   |   6:00   |   (2) comments


By 2020 there will be six security jobs for every qualified worker, and Kate Kuehn, vice president of Security for BT in the Americas, says BT wants to encourage women to fill the shortage in jobs.
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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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Playing it safe can only get you so far. Sometimes the biggest bets have the biggest payouts, and that is true in your career as well. For this radio show, Caroline Chan, general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division of the Network Platform Group at Intel, will share her own personal story of how she successfully took big bets to build a successful career, as well as offer advice on how you can do the same. We’ll cover everything from how to overcome fear and manage risk, how to be prepared for where technology is going in the future and how to structure your career in a way to ensure you keep progressing. Chan, a seasoned telecom veteran and effective risk taker herself, will also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air.