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Light Reading Beyond
From the Founder  | 
7/28/2016  |  11 comments
Light Reading today starts a new voyage as part of a larger Enterprise.
Oracle Acquires NetSuite for $9.3B in Cloud Push
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7/28/2016  |  Post a comment
NetSuite is 'the very first cloud company,' says Oracle, and develops 'a single system for running a business in the cloud.'
Are IP/Optical Integration Initiatives Moving to Silos?
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7/28/2016  |  Post a comment
The integration of IP and optical is supposed to help operators be more efficient but there's a chance that it might lead to further silos being developed, believes Faisal Khan.
Riverbed Buying Aternity for Endpoint Management
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7/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Beefing up Riverbed's cloud application monitoring game.
Riverbed Enters Agreement to Buy Aternity for End-User Experience Monitoring
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7/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Expanding Riverbed SteelCentral for end-to-end application monitoring.
Facebook Reports $6.4B 2Q Revenue, +59% YoY
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7/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Mobile ad revenue was 84% of all ad revenue, up from 76% in the year-ago quarter.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: Pokémon Go Fan
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7/27/2016  |  Post a comment
It's not just a game -- it's part of the future of sharing, and of Facebook, Zuckerberg says.
CradlePoint Launches NetCloud for Private Cloud Networks
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7/27/2016  |  Post a comment
SoftBank and CradlePoint are launching the service in Japan, branded as WhiteCloud OneLayer.
ExtraHop Appoints Former Fluke Exec as CEO
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7/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Co-founders Jesse Rothstein and Raja Mukerji take on CTO and chief customer officer roles.
Adtran Pieces Together a Software-Defined Access Mosaic
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7/27/2016  |  Post a comment
New platform brings cloud service delivery model to access networks, eliminating single vendor deployments and offering app-based models.
Adtran's Mosaic Offers SD Access
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7/27/2016  |  Post a comment
New software-defined access platform promises rapid deliver of business and residential services over fiber and copper access.
AT&T, Amdocs Collaborate on NFV, Open Source
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7/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Amdocs will serve as the initial integrator for companies adopting AT&T's open source ECOMP platform.
Ruckus Wireless Launches Cloud Wi-Fi to Simplify Wireless Networking
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7/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Provides WLAN management-as-a-service to improve WiFi performance and management.
Vestberg's Seeds May Yet Bear Fruit for Next Ericsson CEO – Analyst
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7/26/2016  |  Post a comment
While his IP and M&A strategy may have been flawed, the track record of the now former Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg was in many ways tied to market trends and he may well have laid the foundations for growth, says Heavy Reading analyst.
A10 Acquires Appcito
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7/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Helps A10 bridge app needs spanning data centers, public, private and hybrid clouds.
Mirantis Collaborates With Intel & Google to Enable OpenStack on Kubernetes
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7/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Kubernetes container orchestration to automate OpenStack operations at scale.
A10 Buys Appcito for Hybrid Cloud Muscle
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7/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Appcito becomes A10's cloud business unit, complementing its existing hardware product line.
Mirantis: 'We'll Probably Piss Off' OpenStack
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7/26/2016  |  4 comments
To enhance manageability of OpenStack clouds, Mirantis is rearchitecting the software to run on Kubernetes. But the effort could conflict with work being done in OpenStack's own Magnum project.
MEF Shows Off First Open Connectivity Service
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7/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Cisco and Amartus are leading the first use case for MEF's OpenCS initiative, focused on Packet WAN services.
Ericsson Board Has Been Asleep at the Wheel – Consultant
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7/25/2016  |  7 comments
Former Ericsson staffer and current industry consultant believes Ericsson's board and management team need to be more proactive than reactive if the vendor is to turn around its fortunes.
ADVA Adds to Its Ensemble Harmony Ecosystem
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7/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Ten new members come on board.
The Russo Report: Driving Disruption
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7/25/2016  |  Post a comment
In the first episode of a four-part series, Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders and Calix President and CEO Carl Russo drive around town discussing the disruptive mega-changes in the communications industry and where hope lies for service providers to meet the escalating demands of the cloud.
Ericsson Ejects CEO Vestberg
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7/25/2016  |  7 comments
Pressure tells as Ericsson's board ousts Hans Vestberg following the latest financial disappointments.
Huawei Reports 40% H1 Sales Growth But Margins Suffer
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7/25/2016  |  3 comments
While much of the rest of the communications technology sector hunts in vain for improving revenues, Huawei shifts up another gear but its margins dip.
MEF Announces Open Packet WAN Project
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7/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Cisco and Amartus are leading the effort as part of the Open Connectivity Service initiative.
Tele2 to Deploy Nokia's Cloud Packet Core
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7/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia to provide Tele2 with Cloud Packet Core solution across entire group network to deliver mobile broadband, prepare for 5G.
Huawei Reports 40% Rise in H1 Revenues
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7/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Huawei revenues for the first half of 2016 hit 245.5 billion Yuan Renminbi, a 40% year-on-year increase.
Gigabites: Anchor Institutions Aim High
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7/22/2016  |  Post a comment
The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB) has put policy recommendations behind an effort to bring gigabit-plus speeds to all US anchor institutions by the year 2020.
Net Insight Reports Q2 Growth
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7/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Net sales increased by 42% with an operating margin of 9%.
How iPass & 60M Hotspots Could Disrupt the Mobile Industry
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7/21/2016  |  5 comments
The biggest WiFi network you've probably never heard of.
ADVA Has a Growth Spurt but Margins Lag
Shades of Ray  | 
7/21/2016  |  1 comment
European vendor's momentum continues into 2016 as it reports impressive sales growth, only some of which comes from its Overture acquisition, but its profitability isn't keeping up.
ADVA Reports Record Revenues in Q2
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7/21/2016  |  Post a comment
ADVA Optical Networking reports revenues of €157.2 million for the second quarter, a year-on-year increase of 40.1%.
UFO Brings Hope to FTTH Altnets
Shades of Ray  | 
7/21/2016  |  2 comments
A fiber-to-the-home broadband trial in the city of York using CityFibre's network looks likely to lead to more competitive ultra-broadband services across the UK.
Google Launches West Coast Cloud Region, Natural Language Tools
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7/20/2016  |  Post a comment
Reducing latency for West Coast cloud customers and making it easier for apps to understand plain spoken English.
AT&T, Orange Unite to Press for SDN, NFV Standards
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7/20/2016  |  2 comments
Carriers collaborating to speed up standards that make virtual CPE, SDNs and VNF on-boarding universally interoperable across networks.
Affirmed Networks Lands Etisalat for NFV Deployment
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7/20/2016  |  Post a comment
Affirmed Networks today revealed that Egyptian carrier Etisalat has joined the ranks of Tier 1 operators using its NFV technology, in this case to virtualize its evolved packet core for mobile service delivery.
Verizon Readies Landmark NG-PON2 Trial
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7/20/2016  |  Post a comment
In a blow to Nokia, Verizon has tapped Adtran and Ericsson/Calix for its upcoming NG-PON2 lab trial, which is expected to lead to commercial deployments with Fios business customers early next year.
Microsoft Butters Up Land O'Lakes, Lands Boeing, Friends Facebook
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7/20/2016  |  Post a comment
Microsoft inks high-profile cloud deals with three very different companies.
AT&T, Orange Team on SDN, NFV Standardization
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7/20/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T and Orange are collaborating on efforts around open source and the standardization of SDN and NFV.
Eurobites: Pressure Grows on Ericsson's CEO
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7/20/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom gets cautious go-ahead for vectoring plan; Telia sees sales fall in second quarter; Vodafone UK gives Cisco's SON tech a whirl.
Ericsson CEO: Cisco Merger Not On the Cards
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7/20/2016  |  1 comment
The Swedish vendor may be on the defensive but there's no suggestion that its partnership with Cisco will develop into a full merger, says CEO Hans Vestberg.
Microsoft Reports $20.6B 4Q Revenue
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7/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Strong cloud highlights quarter.
ZTE Unveils 'Vertical Broadband' & Smart City Solutions
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7/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Tackles design and construction requirements of not only national backbone broadband networks, but also broadband networks for power, rail transportation, radio and television.
Ericsson 'Doubles' Savings Goal as Sales Slump
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7/19/2016  |  10 comments
Swedish vendor renews efforts to improve margins as market and macro-economic conditions weigh heavily on second-quarter sales.
Juniper Networks & The Evolution of NFV
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7/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Senior Juniper Networks executives talk to Light Reading Founder & CEO Steve Saunders about NFV developments and the recent independent evaluation by test lab EANTC of Juniper's Cloud CPE solution.
CenturyLink Goes Beyond Managed WiFi
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7/19/2016  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink's managed WiFi allows enterprises, such as retailers and resorts, to track guest WiFi usage in order to help them better communicate with customers.
IBM Cloud Gains Aren't Enough
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7/19/2016  |  2 comments
The cloud and cognitive computing business is up for IBM, but traditional IT continues its downward spiral, according to quarterly earnings reported Monday.
Ericsson Reports Q2 Decline
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7/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Adjusted revenues decreased by 7% year-on-year as mobile broadband sales continued to decline, particularly in markets suffering from weak macro-economic trends.
CSPs Face Double Threat From DDoS Trends - Report
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7/19/2016  |  1 comment
Communications service providers not only face an increasing number of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks -- they're also under threat from the web giants in the DDoS protection services market.
VMware Revenues Leap on Networking, Cloud
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7/18/2016  |  Post a comment
The company sees strong growth as it transitions from traditional server virtualization to SDN, storage networking and cloud.
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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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Reinventing Operations for a Virtual, Software-Defined World

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Jim Hodges speaks with Accenture's Larry Socher and Matt Anderson about what service providers must do to transform their business to get the benefits of SDN and NFV including: leveraging DevOps, introducing real-time OSS and implementing analytics.
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Fujitsu Sales Leader Shares Lessons Learned

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As Fujitsu's only female sales leader, Annie Bogue knows the importance of asking for what you want, being flexible (she's been relocated five times), keeping a meticulous calendar, 'leaning in,' working harder than everyone else around you, being aware and more.
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VeEX Test & Measurement Solutions

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Cyrille Morelle, president and CEO of VeEX Inc., talks test and measurement with Light Reading's Steve Saunders at BCE 2016. This includes innovative products such as VeSion Cloud-Based platform for network monitoring; MTTplus Modular Test platform for Access, Business, Carrier Ethernet, Transport and Core services; and OPX-BOX+ for Fiber Optics.
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VeEX: Live From BCE 2016

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VeEX's Senior Director of Business Development, Perry Romano, explains how VeEX provides tools to help install, maintain, monitor and manage network infrastructure efficiently and effectively. The portfolio of products on display include the RXT-6000, MTTplus and TX300s.
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Real-Time Telemetry & Analytics for Intelligent SDN Orchestration

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Packet Design CEO Scott Sherwood discusses how real-time network telemetry and analytics are enabling a new breed of SDN orchestration applications.
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The Russo Report: Driving Disruption

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In the first episode of a four-part series, Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders and Calix President and CEO Carl Russo drive around town discussing the disruptive mega-changes in the communications industry and where hope lies for service providers to meet the escalating demands of the cloud.
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NetScout: Maximizing Enterprise Cloud for Digital Transformation

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Light Reading Editor Mitch Wagner talks to NetScout CMO Jim McNiel about maximizing the benefits of enterprise cloud and digital transformation while minimizing potential pitfalls with a proper monitoring and instrumentation strategy.
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Ciena's VP Offers a Career Crash Course

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How did Ciena's Vice President of Sales, Angela Finn, carve out her career path? Simple, she tells WiC. She stayed true to her company, customers and principles. She shares her advice for women on how to be authentic and credible, as well as for companies that want to make a real change to their culture and practices.
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NFV in 2016: Part 2 – Climbing the Virtualization Maturity Curve

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Many of the initial use case implementations are single-vendor and self-contained. The industry is still climbing the virtualization maturity curve, needing further clarity and stability in the NFV infrastructure (NFVi) and greater availability and choice of virtualized network functions (VNFs). Interoperability between NFVis and VNFs from different vendors ...
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Versa Networks' Kumar Mehta on SD-WAN Managed Services

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In Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders sits down with Versa's Kumar Mehta for an interview focused on why service providers are building SD-WAN managed services, and how Versa's telco customers are innovating.
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Juniper Networks & The Evolution of NFV

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Senior Juniper Networks executives talk to Light Reading Founder & CEO Steve Saunders about NFV developments and the recent independent evaluation by test lab EANTC of Juniper's Cloud CPE solution.
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CenturyLink Goes Beyond Managed WiFi

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CenturyLink's managed WiFi allows enterprises, such as retailers and resorts, to track guest WiFi usage in order to help them better communicate with customers.
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