Verizon Upskills on 5G at BCE
Kelsey's Grammar | 5/24/2016 | Post a comment
Gerry Flynn, director of network infrastructure planning at Verizon, explains how new industry players and increasing bandwidth demands are driving the development of 5G networks.
Why I'm Heading to Austin for BCE
Shades of Ray | 5/20/2016 | 3 comments
I've got my travel coffee-making set already packed for the long trip from London to Austin, Texas: Here's a whole host of reasons why I should see you there.
IoT's Place in the Future of Virtualization
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/13/2016 | 2 comments
As the Internet of Things (IoT) market grows exponentially over the next few years, vendors will start focusing in on IoT platforms and the impact virtualization can have on the market, with rapid development and lower costs as main points of interest.
ADVA Lays Bare Its Virtual Switch
Shades of Ray | 5/9/2016 | Post a comment
ADVA has further developed the virtual switch technology it brought on board with the acquisition of Overture and is ready to pitch it into commercial NFV environments following an independent evaluation of the technology.
Upskill U Tackles IoT Security Challenges
Kelsey's Grammar | 5/6/2016 | 1 comment
Upskill U is gearing up to address IoT security questions today at 1 p.m. ET during the lecture 'IoT: Tackling the Security Challenge' with lecturer Jason Porter, Vice President, Security Solutions, AT&T.
Convergence of the Service Layers
Column | 5/6/2016 | Post a comment
The conclusions of a new survey, commissioned by OpenCloud and conducted by Heavy Reading, suggests that the move towards converged service layers is now well underway.
Why We're Working With NCTC
Breznick Unbound | 5/4/2016 | Post a comment
Light Reading and NCTC are teaming up to create and market webinars, video interviews and other multimedia content for smaller and independent cable operators.
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.
WiC Welcomes 7 New Partners
Que Sera Sarah | 4/25/2016 | 2 comments
WiC is proud to have Cisco, Hitachi Consulting, Infinera, Netcracker, Redknee, NetNumber and Open Networking Foundation joining our cause.
Cable Mines Big Data to Improve Performance
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/22/2016 | 1 comment
Cable is going big with data analytics, digging into its big data stores, with the hope of garnering information, simplifying operations and improving services and customer care.
The Key Steps to NFV Success
Shades of Ray | 4/20/2016 | Post a comment
A new report outlines the state of play in the network functions virtualization (NFV) world and provides an eight-step strategy for network operators based on the experiences of the early adopters.
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.