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China's Telcos Eye Life After 4G
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4/21/2017  |  1 comment
China's operators are thriving in the consumer market for 4G services. Can they carry that success into new areas as 4G growth slows?
Orange to Bring Virtual LiveBox to France in 2018
News Analysis  | 
4/21/2017  |  1 comment
Shifting intelligence deeper into the network and using dumber boxes will lead to service benefits for customers, says Orange CEO.
Pai Picks Up Deregulatory Pace
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4/20/2017  |  1 comment
Under the leadership of its new Republican chairman, the FCC has approved broad deregulation of the business data market and effectively loosened limits on TV station ownership.
Windstream Redefines Continuity for the Cloud
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4/20/2017  |  Post a comment
New packaged solution uses diverse access, including fixed broadband wireless, along with backup power, diverse routers and transport.
Calling All Women in Comms: Share Your Story!
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/19/2017  |  1 comment
Take our quick survey about the realities of being a woman in the next-gen communications industry. We want to hear your stories, experiences and impressions.
Nokia Gives 5G Hype a Good Dousing
Morris Lore  | 
4/19/2017  |  1 comment
New 5G study findings from the Finnish vendor could unintentionally fuel doubts about the 5G business case.
ZTE Bounces Back in Q1 After US Trade Fine
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4/18/2017  |  Post a comment
Chinese equipment vendor reports strong growth in sales and profits as it moves on from a trade dispute with the US.
WiC 2017 Leading Lights Finalists: Most Inspiring Woman in Comms
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/17/2017  |  1 comment
Learn about five women who are inspiring others through their success, business acumen, outreach and advocacy in the next-gen comms industry.
Why Isn't Virtualization Working?
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4/14/2017  |  3 comments
To succeed at virtualization, operators need to realize that standards bodies, open source initiatives and vendor ecosystems aren't going to help.
Indian M&A Could Spell Trouble for Vendors
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4/14/2017  |  1 comment
Merger activity in India's telecom market leaves both service providers and their suppliers facing an uncertain future.
Intel Eyes Fab 5G Future, Not Another Mobile Mess
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4/13/2017  |  3 comments
The semiconductor giant hopes a 5G-driven convergence between computing and communications will play into its hands.
SD-WAN Buzz Spills Into Reseller & Partner Space
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4/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Windstream Wholesale and Versa Networks are sensing new opportunities for SD-WAN in the reseller space, while VeloCloud kicked off a partner program for SD-WAN security.
VeloCloud Introduces Comprehensive SD-WAN Security Ecosystem
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4/11/2017  |  Post a comment
IBM Security, Check Point Software Technologies, Fortinet and Zscaler among Initial Members of SD-WAN Security Technology Partner Program
Windstream Wholesale Launches Reseller-Specific SD-WAN, Expands Reseller Program
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4/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Nationwide product release offers competitive edge to Windstream resellers, augments Wholesale solutions portfolio.
CEO Chat With Huawei's David Wang
Between the CEOs  | 
4/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Huawei's David Wang talks about interoperability, Trump and innovation, and weighs up the key differences between telcos and OTT players.
Target: Open Source Leads to 'Tighter Control'
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4/10/2017  |  13 comments
Open source provides the store chain with the tools it needs to weather a tough retail environment, a Target VP explains.
WiC Leading Lights: Meet the 2017 Finalists
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/10/2017  |  1 comment
Meet the 2017 finalists for Women in Comms' second-annual Leading Lights in the categories of Most Inspiring Woman in Comms and Female Tech Pioneer of the Year.
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
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4/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards program, which is now in its 13th year.
Nokia to Inherit Key Deutsche Telekom Orchestration Deal via Comptel
News Analysis  | 
4/6/2017  |  2 comments
Once its acquisition of Comptel is complete, Nokia will hold a prime virtualized services orchestration relationship with Deutsche Telekom.
Open Source Is Still Pretty Cool
The Pediatrician  | 
4/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Open source developments abound in the virtualization sector and much of it is revolving around the Linux Foundation, as Virtuapedia entries show.
MEF Uses PNDA for LSO Analytics
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4/5/2017  |  Post a comment
MEF announcing plans of reference demonstration of its Lifecycle Services Orchestration using Platform for Network Data Analytics.
What Martin Casado Learned From His SDN Years
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4/4/2017  |  1 comment
At the Open Networking Summit, Nicira Cofounder Martin Casado reflects on the business lessons from the earliest days of SDN.
The Value of SDN-Based IP & Optical Integration
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/4/2017  |  Post a comment
IP and optical integration has a long history, but years of product announcements and demonstrations did not materialize in major commercial deployments -- until now.
Can Mexico's Wholesale 4G Plan Defy the Odds?
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4/4/2017  |  Post a comment
The government-backed plan to build a nationwide wholesale 4G network has now settled on its infrastructure suppliers, but the road ahead for it could be long and tortuous.
Global Capacity Takes 'Holistic Approach' to SD-WAN
News Analysis  | 
4/4/2017  |  1 comment
Global Capacity taps VeloCloud's cloud-based SD-WAN technology to expand its global enterprise networking portfolio with software-defined services.
Tackling NFV's Interoperability Challenges
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4/4/2017  |  Post a comment
Ken Presti explains why the work of New IP Agency (NIA) is more important than ever – and why he feels privileged to be its new director.
ONF/ON.Lab Combo Showcases SDN Innovation
News Analysis  | 
4/3/2017  |  2 comments
Merged structure, ahead of formal merger, will build on core ONOS and CORD platforms to enable range of SDN and cloud-native use cases.
Global Capacity Partners With VeloCloud on Managed SD-WAN Services
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4/3/2017  |  Post a comment
Partnership is part of Global Capacity's strategy to expand its global enterprise networking portfolio with software-defined services.
Pai's FCC Makes Access Regs Flip-Flop
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3/31/2017  |  9 comments
Business Data Services are back on the FCC docket but instead of more regulation to promote competition, Pai is pushing fewer rules.
Eurobites: Ofcom Closes In On Openreach
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3/31/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia wins big in Mexico; Sky buys content creator; Microsoft opens machine-learning lab in Munich.
Ericsson Must Hit M&A Trail to Boss B/OSS – Analyst
News Analysis  | 
3/31/2017  |  1 comment
The Swedish vendor must quickly acquire B/OSS capabilities in several key areas if it is to thrive in this market, says a Heavy Reading analyst.
Huawei's Sales Soar but Profit Growth Grinds to a Halt
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3/31/2017  |  5 comments
Huawei continues to mop up business with carriers, enterprise customers and consumers, but it runs into a brick wall on profits.
EXFO Reports Q2 Sales Hike
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3/30/2017  |  Post a comment
EXFO reports a 12% increase in fiscal second quarter revenues to $60 million.
Ekinops Eyes $64M Takeover of OneAccess
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3/30/2017  |  2 comments
Optical equipment specialist says the deal will open up virtualization opportunities and give it access to Tier 1 service providers.
Brocade's Other IP Assets Find a Home
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3/30/2017  |  Post a comment
Rejuvenated Extreme Networks picks up routers and switches that Broadcom is divesting.
Colt Reveals SDN & NFV Next Steps
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3/30/2017  |  Post a comment
Enterprise-focused network operator says its next Novitas-based service will be an Internet-access-on-demand offering.
Comcast Business Highlights New Voice Solutions at Enterprise Connect
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3/29/2017  |  Post a comment
Enhancements include recently introduced productivity tools, VoiceEdge for Skype for Business and VoiceEdge for Google Chrome.
Cisco Takes Bold Software Step to Counter White Box Threat – Report
News Analysis  | 
3/29/2017  |  6 comments
Network equipment giant is reportedly set to launch an operating system that it will sell on a standalone basis.
Does Oracle Have the Hots for Accenture?
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3/29/2017  |  2 comments
CIOs get nervous following speculation that Oracle is sizing up a potential bid for global systems integrator Accenture.
Ekholm's Vision of Slimmer Ericsson Lacks Detail & Dazzle
Morris Lore  | 
3/28/2017  |  4 comments
Ericsson's new CEO is trimming fat and focusing on core business activities, but does the new strategic plan pack any punch?
Silver Peak Adds Routing, Analytics to SD-WAN
News Analysis  | 
3/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Silver Peak Systems' SD-WAN solution now includes SD-WAN, WAN optimization, BGP routing protocols, stateful firewall and analytics.
Silver Peak SD-WAN Solution Displaces the Need for Branch Routers
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3/28/2017  |  Post a comment
EdgeConnect integrates SD-WAN, WAN optimization, routing and a Stateful Firewall and offers a complete solution to simplify and consolidate branch office infrastructure.
Ericsson Tightens Focus, Warns of $1.7B Q1 Hit
News Analysis  | 
3/28/2017  |  4 comments
Swedish vendor hints at a likely sale of its media and cloud hardware assets and sets a target of doubling its profit margins.
Ericsson Presents New Business Strategy
News Wire Feed  | 
3/28/2017  |  1 comment
Ericsson has unveiled a new strategy that focuses on its networks, telecom core, OSS/BSS and IoT units.
Ericsson Unveils New Management Team
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3/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Ericsson has unveiled a simplified organizational structure and made appointments to the Executive Team, effective from April 1.
Eurobites: BT 'Fesses Up to Compensation-Fiddling on Ethernet Services
News Analysis  | 
3/27/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia has change of heart on IoT; mobile device infections rising; UK minister slams encrypted messaging in wake of Westminster Bridge outrage.
Why Analytics Is the Tech World's Digital Glue
Shades of Ray  | 
3/27/2017  |  2 comments
It was obvious at the massive annual CeBIT enterprise tech trade show that the foundation for tech innovation right now is real-time analytics.
Orange Kicks Off 'Universal CPE' Trials
News Analysis  | 
3/24/2017  |  1 comment
Orange Business Services has taken a step closer to the launch of a universal CPE that could support new service offerings for its enterprise customers.
Virtualization a 'Tough Sell' to Finance Teams, Says PCCW
News Analysis  | 
3/23/2017  |  1 comment
Could finance departments wedded to old-school business models be one of the chief barriers to the rollout of virtualization technologies?
Cloud Boom, Virtualization Benefit Data Center Vendors
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/23/2017  |  Post a comment
The vendor community is responding to the need for greater innovation both within and beyond the data center.
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Infinera Introduces Instant Network

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Mike Capuano, vice president of marketing at Infinera, discusses the advancement from Instant Bandwidth to new Instant Network capabilities, which include Bandwidth License Pools, Moveable Licenses and Automated Capacity Engineering (ACE).
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NYC Auto Show: Are We Smart Yet?

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The auto industry is facing some big transformations as electric vehicles, autonomous technology and connected cars are seen as the future of the industry. During the much-anticipated NY international auto show, there was an emergence of new technology and mobility service on the show floor. Aside from performance, brands like Lincoln, Hyundai, Honda, Mercedes and ...
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Pardeep Kohli Discusses Network Transformation & the Market Opportunity for the 'New' Mavenir Systems

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In a brief discussion at MWC 2017, Heavy Reading analyst Adi Kishore talks to Pardeep Kohli, CEO, Mavenir Systems about the creation of the 'new Mavenir' and some of the key challenges facing operators in today's market. A key theme of the discussion centers around operator need for software-only, virtualized solutions and how they will need to adapt to ...
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Tech Maverick Shares Her Tips for Gender Inclusivity

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Wendy Hall Bohling, a corporate escapee, author and gender exclusivity consultant, tells her story of sexism, bias and progress along the road to gender equality in the workforce.
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Huawei at MWC 2017

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At Mobile World Congress 2017, the biggest mobile industry gathering of the year, Huawei showcased its new innovations and solutions with the theme "Open Road," which focuses on cloud, 5G, operation transformation, videos and consumer-oriented products. Its campaign has been recognized by three awards given by GSMA.
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China Telecom NFV Infrastructure on RSD

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Lynn Comp, senior director of market development of Intel, is joined by Chong Zhang, storage engineer at Inspur and Ou Li Yan, architect for technology strategies of China Telecom on what NFV brings.
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Nokia's IMPACT Software Demo

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Khamis Abulgubein of IoT market development at Nokia demonstrates IMPACT (intelligent management platform for all connected things), a software solution with a horizontal approach to managing any device on any application.
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Nokia Introduces Virtual Service Router for More Rapid Service

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James Cumming, product line manager for virtualized service routers at Nokia, demonstrates how the virtual router based off the Nokia ecosystem changes the network function experience.
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The Keys to SD-WAN Success

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Versa Networks CEO Kelly Ahuja talks about the key requirements for service provider-managed SD-WANs.
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Intel & Cisco on Joint 5G Solutions

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Dave Ward, SVP and CTO of Cisco, is joined by Sandra Rivera, corporate VP and general manager of network platforms group of Intel, on the revolutionary 5G technology that changes networking and computing fundamentally.
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