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Content Switch Test
Tests  | 
2/3/2003  |  5 comments
Content Switch Test Highlights:
* 3 market-ready switches
* Great scaleability
* Edge goes to Netscaler
Metro Edge Router Test
Tests  | 
12/10/2002  |  31 comments
Edge Router Test Highlights:
* Great VPN Delivery
* Great Scaleability
* Slight edge to Laurel
Multiservice Switch Test
Tests  | 
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
Tests  | 
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
Tests  | 
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
Tests  | 
5/28/2002  |  1 comment
The test will focus on:
* Fault Management
* Provisioning
* Price
Test and Measurement Report, Part 3: In the Field
Tests  | 
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
Tests  | 
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
Tests  | 
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
Tests  | 
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
Internet Core Router Test
Tests  | 
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
The comms industry is rallying to the cause of open, independent interoperability testing.
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CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
Moderator: Ray LeMaistre Panelists: Jeremy Bye, Leonard Sheahan
LRTV Interviews
BT Updates on Plans

10|2|15   |   03:16   |   (2) comments

Peter Bell, CIO at Openreach, the access network division at UK incumbent BT, provides an update on the operator's trials and how Openreach is planning to deploy the broadband technology in its street cabinets.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Sonus Shakes Up SD-WAN

10|2|15   |   7:22   |   (0) comments

Sonus CTO Kevin Riley sat down with Light Reading to discuss the trajectory of the company, its SDN ambitions and why Sonus is taking a market-disruptive approve to SD-WAN.
LRTV Interviews
CityFibre's Gigabit Vision

10|1|15   |   03:18   |   (1) comment

Mark Collins, director of Strategy & Public Affairs at competitive UK city network operator CityFibre, talks about his company's plans to help build Gigabit Cities.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Automate, Scale & Create With Juniper's vCPE Solution

10|1|15   |   6:34   |   (0) comments

Join Kireeti Kompella, Juniper Networks CTO, and Steve Saunders, Light Reading Founder and CEO, as they discuss Juniper Networks' approach to NFV showcased with a turnkey vCPE solution, which demonstrates how service providers can use automation to rapidly deploy services.
LRTV Interviews
Gigabit Europe: Day 1 Takeaways

9|29|15   |   05:47   |   (5) comments

Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Iain Morris sup a beer and discuss some of the key takeaways from the first day of Gigabit Europe 2015.
LRTV Interviews
Gigabit in Europe

9|29|15   |   04:24   |   (0) comments

At the Gigabit Europe 2015 event in Munich, Heavy Reading's Graham Finnie talks about the availability of gigabit broadband in Europe.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
AT&T's Band of Women

9|28|15   |   4:36   |   (0) comments

Brooks McCorcle, the president of AT&T's partner solutions divisions and a mathematician by trade, shares stats on AT&T's diversity and advice on how to create your own band of women at work.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Metaswitch's New CEO Martin Lund Discusses His Role

9|25|15   |   11:36   |   (0) comments

Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers ...
It's All About That App

9|23|15   |   02:15   |   (2) comments

The long-range goal of service providers is to deliver app-specific network performance and that is showing up in technical developments today.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Verizon's Healthy Approach to WiC

9|22|15   |   2:30   |   (2) comments

If you think there are too few women in comms, you should see the healthcare industry. Nancy Green, Verizon's healthcare global lead, shares ideas on what we can do about it.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
UBBF 2015 Highlights

9|22|15   |     |   (0) comments

Drilling down deeper into the transformation process will provide network operators with a practical look at building new businesses around a digital virtualized network architecture, and lay out some of the transition steps required, particularly in the struggle to enable more dynamic and focused enterprise network services.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
ActiveVideo's Cloud Virtualization Technology

9|22|15   |   7:23   |   (0) comments

ActiveVideo's CMO, Murali Nemani, discusses how virtualized CPE functions can deliver applications from the cloud to various devices at home.
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