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Services Transformation - by Alcatel-Lucent
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Communications service providers want to be able to bring new services to...
Rural Ops Bridge the Digital Divide - by Tellabs
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Tellabs helps IOCs build triple play networks
Driving Network Transformation - by Alcatel-Lucent
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In order to deal with competitive pressures, the change in service models...
Back(haul) to the Future - by Tellabs
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Tellabs works with Vodafone to meet growing mobile broadband demands.
MRS Logistica - by Tellabs
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Tellabs helps MRS Logistica transform its existing, largely outdated TDM networks to IP.
Carrier Ethernet Offers an Enterprising Solution - by Tellabs
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7/1/2008  |  Post a comment
What is VPLS and how does it work? Tellabs takes a closer look.
Swisscom’s Network Makeover - by Tellabs
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6/2/2008  |  Post a comment
Fresh off the launch of 7.2 Mbps HSDPA, Swisscom sees 3G as an opportunity to launch a unifying network strategy. Tellabs is helping them get there.
Telecom in Namibia - by Tellabs
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Tellabs helps Telecom Namibia with next-gen challenges
Trading Technology - by Tellabs
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Tellabs helps Verizon Business make global commerce faster
Convergence is all about the customer - by Alcatel-Lucent
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Interview with Malcom Wardlaw, Converged Services, Intelligence & Applications Director at British Telecom on fixed-mobile convergence.
Network Convergence, Italian Style - by Tellabs
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5/18/2007  |  Post a comment
Telecom Italia migrates its network for today's needs and tomorrow's services.
MicroTCA: A Versatile Platform For New Services - by Intel
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4/27/2007  |  Post a comment
MicroTCA profile growing rapidly as first systems become available for central office and more demanding environments.
Assured Carrier Ethernet for Business - by InfoVista
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3/29/2007  |  Post a comment
An evolution of enterprise services to a simpler, more flexible Carrier Ethernet model requires a corresponding evolution in their management and delivery...
Pseudowire: It's the real deal - by Tellabs
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2/1/2007  |  Post a comment
Pseudowires establish "virtual wires" to carry protocols such as T-1/E-1


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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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Verizon's Emmons: SDN Key to Cost-Effective Scaling

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For Verizon and other network operators to ramp up available bandwidth cost effectively, they need to move to SDN and agree on how to do that.
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Lack of Universal SDN a Challenge

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Heavy Reading Analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how uncertainty about SDN standards and approaches may be slowing deployment.
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Steve Vogelsang Interview: Carrier SDN

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Sterling Perrin speaks to Steve Vogelsang, Alcatel-Lucent CTO for IP Routing & Transport business, about the new Carrier SDN-enabling Network Services Platform and the operator challenges it solves.
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Carrier SDN: On-Demand Networks for an On-Demand World

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Steve Vogelsang, Alcatel-Lucent CTO for IP Routing & Transport business, talks about requirements and benefits of Carrier SDN during the keynote address at the Light Reading Carrier SDN event May 2015.
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The Security Challenge of SDN

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CenturyLink VP James Feger discusses concerns that virtualization could create new vulnerabilities unless network operators build in safeguards.
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NFV Elasticity – Highly Available VNF Scale-Out Architectures for the Mobile Edge

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Peter Marek and Paul Stevens from Advantech Networks and Communications Group talk about their NFV Elasticity initiative and the company's latest platforms for deploying virtual network functions at the edge of the network. Packetarium XL and the new Versatile Server Module: 'designed to reach parts of the network that other servers cannot reach.'
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Bay Area Spark Meetup 2015

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Developed in 2009, Apache Spark is a powerful open source processing engine built around speed, ease of use and sophisticated analytics. This spring, Huawei hosted a meetup for Spark developers and data scientists in Santa Clara, California. Light Reading spoke with organizers and attendees about Huawei's code contributions and long-term commitment to Spark.
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The Transport SDN Buzz

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Sterling Perrin, senior analyst at Heavy Reading, speaks with Peter Ashwood-Smith of Huawei and Guru Parulkar of ON.Lab about the evolution of transport SDN and the integration of technologies.
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Next-Generation CCAP: Cisco cBR-8 Evolved CCAP

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explained the innovation design of Cisco's cBR-8, the industry's first Evolved CCAP, including DOCSIS 3.1 design from ground-up, distributed CCAP with Remote PHY and path to virtualization. Cisco's cBR-8 Evolved CCAP is the platform that will last through the transitions.
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Meeting the Demands of Bandwidth & Service Group Growth

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Jorge Salinger, Comcast's Vice President of Access Architecture, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 and multi-service CCAP can meet the demands of the bandwidth and service group growth.
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DOCSIS 3.1: Transforming Cable From Hardware-Defined Network to Software-Defined Network

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 can transform cable HFC network to a more agile software-defined network.
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Predicting Traffic Patterns for Quality Mobile Broadband

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Accessing information ubiquitously creates complexity and creates heavy traffic onto the network, especially at large-scale events like sporting events or festivals. In this video, Huawei's Mohammad Hussain speaks to experts about how to predict traffic and improve user experience during periods of heavy traffic.
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Network functions virtualization (NFV) is not the easiest of topics to take on board, so here's a Light Reading infographic, developed following conversations with the folks at HP, that helps make sense of where NFV is taking the industry.
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