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Meet the Phantom Network for NFV
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10/23/2014  |  4 comments
A new deployment and network verification model is about to emerge thanks to NFV, and it's one that could alter the timeline of virtualization.
Adtran Unveils Gigabit Access Router
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10/23/2014  |  Post a comment
NetVanta 56660 integrates Layer 2 and Layer 3 capabilities in a single box for service providers' enterprise Carrier Ethernet accounts.
Vantage Makes Cloud Connection With Zayo
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Vantage teams with transport network operator Zayo to provide cloud connections to its data centers.
Adtran Gets Its CE 2.0 Badge
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Expands applications beyond FTTH Gigabit broadband service aggregation to include business Ethernet and small cell backhaul markets.
Huawei Plans Greater Procurement Spend in Europe
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Expects to make direct purchases worth US$4.08 billion in Europe by 2015.
TeliaSonera IC Hooks Into Angola
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10/22/2014  |  Post a comment
TeliaSonera International Carrier strengthens connectivity in Western Africa.
Suddenlink Picks NuTEQ for Call Routing & Management System
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10/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Crosstel Call Routing Management System chosen by seventh-largest cable operator in US.
Global Cloud Xchange Chief Expects Takeover
News Analysis  | 
10/20/2014  |  4 comments
GCX chief executive sets out new cloud platform and tips change of ownership.
WebNMS & VeEX Partner on Remote Ethernet Testing
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10/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Multi-vendor network management provider and test solution company team to offer remote automated testing of end-to-end Carrier Ethernet services.
Advantech Accelerates 100G Traffic Handling
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10/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Paul Stevens from Advantech explains why handling 100GbE needs a whole new platform design approach and how Advantech is addressing the needs of equipment providers and carriers to give them the flexibility and performance they will need for SDN and NFV deployment.
SDN & NFV: No Going Back
Shades of Ray  | 
10/17/2014  |  2 comments
A threshold has been reached as the telcos commit to SDN and NFV – and that will be good news for some vendors and not such good news for others.
Zayo Zooms Out of the IPO Gate
News Analysis  | 
10/17/2014  |  5 comments
The wholesale fiber network operator sees an active debut on the NYSE during a broad market rally.
Colt Preps Next-Gen OSS for NFV, SDN
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10/16/2014  |  Post a comment
European operator already has virtualized functions up and running – now it's going to revamp its OSS.
Meet The New IP Tee
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10/16/2014  |  2 comments
IP is the new black (T-shirt) -- find out how to get one of these for your own self.
ETSI Group to Tackle Thorny Operations Issues
News Analysis  | 
10/15/2014  |  4 comments
Today's white paper from 30 operators engaged in NFV effort spells out interoperability and operations challenges that must be tackled next.
Brocade, VMware Team on The New IP
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10/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Brocade collaborates with VMware to support The New IP and advance adoption of the software-defined data center and network virtualization.
Operators Set Course for NFV's Future
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10/15/2014  |  1 comment
Thirty operators have authored a new white paper to help set the roadmap for the future of NFV developments.
Amdocs Offers OSS for New IP Networks
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10/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Amdocs puts more network cloud offerings on the table.
AT&T Grows Gigabit Goals
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
The carrier steps up speeds in Austin and adds Chicago and Atlanta to its gigabit roster.
Setting the SDN Agenda
Shades of Ray  | 
10/14/2014  |  2 comments
The SDN community is gathered in Germany for a few days of loving and loathing – so what's hot?
Ericsson Demos NFV With NTT Docomo
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Ericsson successfully demonstrates proof of concept of NFV with NTT Docomo.
AlcaLu Losing Key NFV Exec
Shades of Ray  | 
10/14/2014  |  1 comment
Dor Skuler is bidding adieu to Alcatel-Lucent having helped to make CloudBand one of the key NFV-enabling platforms in the industry.
Coriant Intros SDN, NFV Portfolio
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10/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Coriant unveils its SDN and NFV capabilities plus a live service trial with a Tier 1 operator in Asia.
Will Apple Enable VoLTE for the iPad?
Jonestown  | 
10/13/2014  |  7 comments
The company appears to working towards VoLTE support on the iPad, but it's not exactly clear when that will happen.
KT Plans NFV Shift With AlcaLu
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10/13/2014  |  6 comments
South Korean operator works with Alcatel-Lucent to introduce virtualized functions into its 'Gigatopian' network.
Don't (White) Box Me In
Haiku  | 
10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Existential angst Weighs on the router giants. They fear the white box
Alcatel-Lucent, KT Collaborate on NFV
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10/13/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent teams up with South Korea's KT to accelerate the shift to NFV.
NEC Slashes OpenFlow SDN Controller Pricing
News Analysis  | 
10/13/2014  |  3 comments
From $150,000 to $3,000 – that's a big price cut.
Are Gigabit Cities Lands of Confusion?
The Gigabot  | 
10/10/2014  |  11 comments
Providers of gigabit services must commit to consumer education for the Gigabit Cities era to really flourish.
Now Capex Crunch Hits Juniper
News Analysis  | 
10/10/2014  |  7 comments
Juniper's stock slides, and others go with it, as lower telco demand forces the IP networking vendor to cut its revenue guidance for the third quarter.
Report: Cisco Starts Reorg, Layoffs
News Analysis  | 
10/9/2014  |  5 comments
The shakeup will affect up to 6,000 positions and mean broad changes across the company.
Telco Data Centers: 6 Reasons Carriers Shouldn't Run Their Own Facilities
Prime Reading  | 
10/9/2014  |  1 comment
Carriers lacking the size and resources to do it right are best outsourcing.
Dell Win Marks Open Networking Progress
News Analysis  | 
10/8/2014  |  5 comments
Dell Networking names a SaaS operator as its first open networking customer, and looks toward eventual carrier wins.
Cyan Blue Planet Adds Cisco, Juniper Support
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10/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Cyan's Blue Planet SDN orchestration system can now enable management of major Cisco and Juniper routers.
Sckipio Turns Up the G.fast Volume
Shades of Ray  | 
10/7/2014  |  3 comments
A startup chip manufacturer is combating the gigabit networks din with its own momentum in the copper-enhancing G.fast sector.
Integra Unveils Dedicated 100G Connections
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10/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Express routes offer assurances of greater bandwidth and lower latency between several metro markets in the Western US.
100G Set as P-OTS Battleground in Edge Networks
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10/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Aggregation and edge transport networks are undergoing a wave of innovation.
Telstra Reaches Into India With Tata NNI Agreement
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10/7/2014  |  Post a comment
NNI will utilize Tata Communications' 116 points of presence (PoPs), extending Telstra's reach to Tier 2 and Tier 3 Indian cities such as Jaipur, Surat and Trichy.
Spirent Slammed by Slowdown
News Analysis  | 
10/7/2014  |  2 comments
Share price plummets and market weakness, especially in US and China, puts the brakes on test vendor's sales growth.
Capex Crunch Hits EZchip
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10/6/2014  |  Post a comment
The chip vendor feels the pain that its equipment vendor customers are feeling from carriers.
Wheeler: FCC Will Protect Competition in All-IP Era
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10/6/2014  |  8 comments
FCC chair promises Comptel crowd that interconnection won't be a victim of the move to all-IP, but urges an industry solution first.
BTI Unveils New Ethernet Access Platform
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10/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Adds BTI SA-805 service access platform for high-capacity Ethernet access.
Global Capacity Adds Indatel, Granite to Growth Plan
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10/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Wholesale Ethernet marketplace provider grows fiber footprint in mid-America and adds a major national customer.
Granite Picks Global Capacity for Data Services
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10/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Granite chooses to partner with Global Capacity for its Ethernet services and other data networking needs.
RST Deploys Transmode's iWDM-PON Solution
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10/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendor's iAccess product supports North Carolina telco's ambition for Carrier Ethernet 2.0 services.
Tower Cloud Jumps Into Business Services
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10/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Backhaul specialist now offers Ethernet and wavelength services across southeastern US footprint.
Global Capacity Partners with Indatel
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10/6/2014  |  Post a comment
More than 5,000 Tier 2 and Tier 3 communities gain access to One Marketplace and will sell local access as well.
HP to Split Into Two Companies
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10/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise will offer technology infrastructure, software and services for the 'New Style of IT', while HP Inc. will be the leading personal systems and printing company.
Russo Rises as HP Readies New Structure
News Analysis  | 
10/6/2014  |  8 comments
Former Alcatel-Lucent chief Pat Russo set for major role at HP's enterprise business.
CenturyLink Merges Cloud & Network
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10/6/2014  |  1 comment
CenturyLink exec James Feger explains how his company is trying to bring more cloud-like characteristics to its network operations.
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Using Service Quality to Drive WiFi Monetization

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Live from the SCTE conference: Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick explores the forces shaping the WiFi opportunity in an interview with CableLabs' Justin Colwell and Amdocs' Ken Roulier.
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Distributed Access Architectures – 2

10|21|14   |   8:51:00 AM   |   (0) comments


ARRIS CTO Network Solutions Tom Cloonan discusses why many if not most MSOs will continue with integrated CCAP, while addressing why some are also looking at two futuristic, distributed access architectures: Remote PHY and Remote CCAP.
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Distributed Access Architectures – 1

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SCTE Sr. Director of Engineering Dean Stoneback discusses the pros and cons of distributed access architecture (DAA) and its various forms, which range from basic Remote PHY to full CMTS functionality in the node.
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The WiFi Road to Riches – 2

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ARRIS Senior Solution Architect Eli Baruch talks about how MSOs can enable public and community WiFi through 1) outdoor access points, 2) businesses seeking to offer WiFi to customers, and 3) residential WiFi gateway extensions.
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The WiFi Road to Riches – 1

10|21|14   |   10:15   |   (0) comments


SCTE Director of Advanced Technologies Steve Harris discusses WiFi deployments, drivers, challenges and advances, including 802.11ac, carrier-grade WiFi, community WiFi, Hotspot 2.0, Passpoint, WiFi-First and voice-over-WiFi.
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Advantech Accelerates 100G Traffic Handling

10|17|14   |   7:56   |   (0) comments


Paul Stevens from Advantech explains why handling 100GbE needs a whole new platform design approach and how Advantech is addressing the needs of equipment providers and carriers to give them the flexibility and performance they will need for SDN and NFV deployment.
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Holland's Imtech Traffic & Infra Discusses Huawei's ICT Solution and Services

10|16|14   |   4:49   |   (0) comments


Dimitry Theebe is from the business unit at Imtech Traffic & Infra which delivers communications solutions for transportations. His partnershp with Huawei began about a years ago. In this video, Theebe speaks more about this partnership and what he hopes to accomplish with Huawei.
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Huawei's Comprehensive Storage Solutions Vital for SVR

10|16|14   |   6:16   |   (0) comments


SVR Information Technology provides cloud services for academic and special sectors. With Huawei's support, SVR and Yildiz Technical University has established Turkey's largest and most advanced High Performance Computing system. CSO Ismail Cem Aslan talks about what he hopes Huawei's OceanStor storage system will bring for him.
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Mexico's Servitron's Impression of Huawei at CCW 2014

10|16|14   |   6:35   |   (0) comments


Servitron is a network operator in Mexico that has been in the trunking industry for the past 20 years. Its COO, Ing. Ragnar Trillo O., explains at Critical Communications World 2014 that his company has been interested in the long-term evolution of LTE technology and its adoption for TETRA.
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Building a Better Dubai

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Abdulla Ahmed Al Falasi is the director of commercial affairs, a telecommunications coordinator for the government of Dubai. Their areas of service span across multiple industries, including police, safety, shopping malls and more. In this video, Abdulla talks about his department's work with Huawei.
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Huawei Lights Up Malaysia Partner Maju Nusa

10|16|14   |   1:59   |   (0) comments


Malaysia's Maju Nusa is an enterprise partner to Huawei in networking, route switches and telco equipment. At this year's Critical Communications World in Singapore, CTO Pushpender Singh talks about what Huawei's eLTE solutions mean to his company and for Malaysia.
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Evolving From HFC to FTTH Networks

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Cisco's Todd McCrum delves into the future of cable's HFC plant, examining how DOCSIS 3.1 and advanced video compression will extend its life and how the IP video transition will usher in GPON and EPON over FTTH.
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