Here's Pai in Your Eye
Breznick Unbound | 12/11/2017 | 14 comments
Could the FCC Chairman be taking such a radical position on net neutrality just to force Congress's hand and broker a compromise?
B/OSS Transformation Defies IT Budget Cuts
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/7/2017 | Post a comment
The most recent Thought Leadership Council survey finds that business/operations support system (B/OSS) transformation will be an important focus for service providers in the coming years.
So Who's Going to Buy Interoute?
Shades of Ray | 12/3/2017 | 1 comment
European fiber network operator and cloud service provider is up for sale, but who's got the money and the will for such a deal? You might want to look east...
The Challenges of Operationalizing NFV
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/29/2017 | 1 comment
While NFV provides an opportunity to reduce opex and improve customer experience, it also introduces additional layers of operational complexity.
Startup's President on Squashing Self-Imposed Setbacks
Mentor Monday | 11/27/2017 | 3 comments
128 Technology President Susan Johnston shares her lessons learned from participating in mentoring programs, how to be your own best advocate, and how women in comms can 'change the game for other women' in small and large ways.
Huawei Helps Carriers to Scale Up, Scale Out Before 5G
Partner Perspectives | 11/24/2017 | Post a comment
There's plenty of excitement in the mobile broadband industry about the potential of 5G, but there's also plenty of room for further innovation in 4G, as mobile operator executives and other industry experts noted at the 4.5G Evolution, Road to 5G Summit.
Ubiquitous SDN Acceleration Is Coming
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/15/2017 | Post a comment
NICs have evolved many times, and the smart NIC is the next step, offering a programmable resource that can be configured to provide additional CPU offload functions for different applications.
UNH-IOL Director on Plugfests & Career Pivots
Mentor Monday | 11/13/2017 | Post a comment
UNH-IOL Director Erica Johnson explains how she balances the technology and business goals of the UNH-IOL, makes STEM opportunities at the lab a priority for high-school students and why women should be comfortable pivoting in their careers.
Why Cable's Feasting on Fiber
Breznick Unbound | 11/9/2017 | Post a comment
In an LR webinar next Wednesday, industry experts will look at why cable operators are investing heavily in fiber, the challenges involved and how operators can overcome those hurdles.
CSPs Embrace Machine Learning & AI
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/7/2017 | Post a comment
The most recent Thought Leadership Council survey finds that while communications service providers (CSPs) are exploring numerous emerging technologies, most are heavily involved in machine learning.
How Enterprising Can Cable Be?
Breznick Unbound | 11/6/2017 | Post a comment
While cable operators have made great inroads with small and midsized firms, the big question in the commercial market is whether they can duplicate that feat with large enterprises.
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders grills Cisco's Roland Acra on how he's bringing automation to life inside the data center.
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