IoT: Opening Up Vertical Opportunities
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/12/2016 | 1 comment
Scalable, flexible Internet of Things (IoT) platforms will be used in industrial enterprises to link remote and siloed M2M installations to leverage the power of the cloud.
The Growing Power of Openness
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/10/2016 | Post a comment
The momentum behind 'open' everything is real and growing, and will be a significant component of operators' development activities on their march toward the cloud.
Live 4K TV Sports Picking Up Speed
Breznick Unbound | 2/9/2016 | Post a comment
North American viewers with UHD sets and set-tops will now get to watch soccer, hockey and basketball games in 4K, thanks to moves by Videotron, Univision, Neulion and others.
Why IP Live Production Will Be Revolutionary
Column | 2/9/2016 | 1 comment
In the second part of a two-part series, Paul Robinson explains why the move to live IP production is an opportunity to significantly change the viewing experience, and more importantly, open up new revenue and business opportunities.
Yahoo & Verizon Sitting in a Tree...
Brianiac | 2/8/2016 | 9 comments
Now that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has acknowledged that Yahoo is in fact willing to consider buyout offers, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam has affirmed that Verizon is in fact evaluating whether or not to buy Yahoo and combine it with AOL.
It's Time to Integrate OTT Video
Breznick Unbound | 2/8/2016 | 7 comments
Report from Leichtman Research Group drives home the need for pay-TV providers to incorporate Internet video services into their overall video offerings immediately.
AT&T's Chiosi: Born to Stand Out
Mentor Monday | 2/8/2016 | 2 comments
AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret Chiosi has been standing out her whole life, and she encourages other women to do the same in the workplace.
Rise of the (Industrial) Machine
Que Sera Sarah | 2/4/2016 | 3 comments
Enterprises crawl, walk, run into the Industrial Internet of Things as US service providers look to secure their role in this market worth potentially trillions of dollars.
Cable Eyes the Enterprise Prize
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/29/2016 | 3 comments
Cable has grown dramatically in the small- and midsized business (SMB) market, hitting the $12 billion mark, and is now heading into the enterprise business market.
FCC Still Bemoans Rural Broadband Gap
Rewired | 1/29/2016 | 3 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.
CEO Chat With Mitel's Rich McBee
Between the CEOs | 1/28/2016 | 1 comment
Light Reading's Steve Saunders discovers how Mitel CEO Rich McBee has steered his company from olde worlde voice player to convergence pioneer.
Juniper Buying BTI: Is That Enough?
Shades of Ray | 1/28/2016 | 3 comments
Juniper looks like it's on the offensive and defensive with the acquisition of data center interconnect (DCI) specialist BTI Systems but will it need to do more?
Achieving the Right Price Point for vCPE
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/20/2016 | 1 comment
Containerization is at last enabling CSPs to cost-effectively serve smaller customers with individualized network features – as early NFV supporters envisaged more than three years ago.
Network Security Is a Bad Joke
Brianiac | 1/14/2016 | 2 comments
If the consequences of a data breach are trivial -- if there are any consequences at all -- then why should anyone make security a priority?
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.
Job Alert! BT Needs a New CTO
Shades of Ray | 1/11/2016 | 6 comments
Critical appointment for UK incumbent as it once again adds mobile to the mix and takes its first steps towards a virtualized cloud infrastructure.
From The Founder
Light Reading sits down at CES with the head of Cisco's service provider video business, Conrad Clemson, to discuss how NFV and cloud security relate to video, the challenge of managing 4K/8K traffic, the global expansion of Netflix and virtual reality.
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F5 breaks down the business drivers and key use cases for NFV.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders sits down with Level 3 Communications' CTO Jack Waters to discuss hot topics like virtualization, 4K and the future of telecom...
The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
Animals with Phones
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Some animals are too cute for smartphones.