Showdown at the OpenStack Corral
Rewired | 5/3/2016 | 6 comments
AT&T and Verizon are vying for the status of biggest OpenStack champion, a stunning reversal for the open source software and a sign of things to come.
As the Code Flows...
Rewired | 3/21/2016 | 1 comment
Forget the 'Thrilla in Manila'; the competitive battle among open MANO groups will more likely be fought with Manila folders than fisticuffs.
Can Metaswitch Make Video Zoom?
Rewired | 2/16/2016 | 1 comment
The rise of business videoconferencing has been a long time coming, but can integration with UC and low-cost, fully featured systems finally take hold?
FCC Still Bemoans Rural Broadband Gap
Rewired | 1/29/2016 | 8 comments
Latest broadband deployment report shows more than half of rural Americans can't get the 25 Megs of broadband the feds say they need, even as rural telcos says FCC support is confusing and inconsistent.
Why Cities Matter Most
Rewired | 1/11/2016 | 9 comments
Shifting populations, nimbler political structures and a focus on getting things done makes the globe's cities the place to focus.
NFV Everywhere? Actually, No
Rewired | 9/22/2015 | 1 comment
As Masergy discovered, even working aggressively to make the business case for NFV in virtual CPE doesn't mean it's the answer everywhere.
NFV Experts Invade Dallas
Rewired | 9/9/2015 | 2 comments
AT&T, Verizon, NTT, Telefónica, CableLabs, Cox and Masergy are all bringing a real-world view of their NFV deployments to date to Dallas next week.
True or False, Telecom-Style
Rewired | 3/26/2015 | 4 comments
Rutberg's Rejeev Chand gets FCC's Clbyburn plus Google Fiber and DISH execs to play the true-false game, with interesting results.
Open NFV: The World Cup of Confusion?
Rewired | 6/24/2014 | 5 comments
The move of NFV management and orchestration to an open source model seems inevitable, but how it happens is as transparent as the World Cup refs' game time calculations.
Can ZOOM See Daylight?
Rewired | 6/4/2014 | 3 comments
The TM Forum is actively seeking industry input to its ZOOM project to enable NFV orchestration, but what if it went truly open source?
Who's Ready to Play Broadband?
Rewired | 4/21/2014 | 37 comments
AT&T's ready, Google's ready, but are the municipalities they want to serve ready to play -- and bring along access rights and other free stuff?
From The Founder
The independent evaluation of Nokia's key virtual network functions (VNFs) was a defining moment for the Finnish giant.
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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A new survey conducted by Heavy Reading and TM Forum shows that CSPs around the world see the move to digital operations as a necessary part of their overall virtualization strategies.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
In this latest installment of the CEO Chat series, Craig Labovitz, co-founder and CEO of Deepfield, sits down with Light Reading's Steve Saunders in Light Reading's New York City office to discuss how Deepfield fits in with the big data trend and more.
Grant van Rooyen, president and CEO of Cologix, sits down with Steve Saunders, founder and CEO of Light Reading, in the vendor's New Jersey facility to offer an inside look at the company's success story and discuss the importance of security in the telecom industry.