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Lightpath Fiber Lights 7,000 NY Buildings
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4/17/2014  |  4 comments
Cablevision's commercial services unit lights up 7,000th building in NYC metro area, after adding more than 1,000 locations to its fiber network in the past year.
Ciena Pushing 200G for Subsea
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4/16/2014  |  1 comment
Ciena announced today that the Japan-US Cable Network consortium has completed a successful trial of Ciena's 16 QAM 200G technology on a 630 km segment of its network in California.
Colt Joins Metro2C Alliance
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4/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Colt adds its European network presence to Sea Fibre's consortium of fiber network and data center operators.
A10 Helps With 100G, IPv6 Transitions
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4/16/2014  |  1 comment
The company introduces its Thunder Series network appliances, designed to help carriers and enterprises make the transition to faster networks and more flexible address space.
Riverbed Announces Networking Solution for Branch Offices
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4/15/2014  |  Post a comment
SteelFusion fuses branch servers, storage, networking, and virtualization infrastructure into a single solution.
Alianza's Cloud Spreads to Canada
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4/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Alianza launches cloud wholesale VoIP solution for Canadian service providers.
Telstra Offers CE 2.0 With MRV
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4/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Case study explores how Telstra is using MRV's Carrier Ethernet 2.0-certified (CE 2.0) access, aggregation, and management solutions for a nationwide network upgrade in more than 1,700 metro and regional exchange service areas.
Huawei Unveils 5.6Tbit/s Metro Solution
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4/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Built on new WDM/OTN Metro P-OTS platform, new products address edge need for WDM/OTN to handle big bandwidth.
Cisco, Juniper Treating Gear Against Potential Heartbleed
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4/11/2014  |  15 comments
Companies issued warnings about possible vulnerabilities in some of their equipment, and continue to update the lists of products that may be affected.
New Alliance Advances Single US Rural Network
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4/10/2014  |  5 comments
Indatel brings the bandwidth, and ANPI brings the services, in an effort to move to a seamless network of rural broadband providers.
Core 100G Fuels Packet-Optical Switching Growth
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4/10/2014  |  5 comments
The move to 100G in long-haul networks is driving the integration of DWDM transport and OTN switching, finds Heavy Reading.
Eurobites: Eircom Joins Vectoring Club
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4/10/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: Fiber network M&A activity in Spain; KPN chief gets vote of approval; BT, Unify team on unified communications.
What Cisco Wants in a Carrier Partner
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4/10/2014  |  4 comments
Global reach, hybrid cloud support, and bandwidth to support the coming Internet of Everything.
Businesses Face 'Fiber Gap': Report
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4/9/2014  |  24 comments
While fiber-connected businesses are increasing in numbers, they're still isolated islands.
China's Innovation Deficit
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4/9/2014  |  24 comments
There are plenty of technology startups in China, but none of them are in telecom systems.
BTI Names Former Arbor Boss as CEO
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4/9/2014  |  4 comments
Colin Doherty is a 25-year telecom vet who headed Arbor through its acquisition and beyond.
Huawei Announces Senior Management Appointments
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4/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Huawei announces the appointment of its Chief Strategy Marketing Officer, President of Products & Solutions, Vice President of the Carrier Business Group (BG), and Vice President of the Enterprise BG.
ANPI, Indatel Link Services, Networks
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4/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Coalition of rural fiber optic networks and advanced services company team up to deliver complete package for rural areas.
Financial Analysts Split on Cisco's Outlook
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4/8/2014  |  2 comments
Wunderlich cuts Cisco, Jefferies isn't so pessimistic, while Raymond James sticks with an 'Outperform' rating, as financial analysts try to glean the company's prospects in a more virtualized networking world.
NGD Hooks Up Data Center With Openreach
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4/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Openreach selected by Next Generation Data to provide further high-speed connectivity to its NGD Europe mega data center in South Wales.
EXFO Bolsters Brix With OSS Acquisition
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4/8/2014  |  4 comments
Canadian test vendor adds to its service assurance capabilities with the purchase of network performance management system specialist ByteSphere.
EXFO Acquires ByteSphere Assets
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4/7/2014  |  Post a comment
EXFO Inc. announced today it has acquired the assets of ByteSphere LLC, a privately held software company in the Boston area.
100G Inside? Data Centers Will Get It
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4/7/2014  |  3 comments
A new industry alliance is aiming to quickly produce a specification for 100G to be used inside data centers.
Frontier Pursues Broader Business Footprint
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4/7/2014  |  1 comment
Investment in upgrading Verizon properties starting to pay off for Frontier, as it prepares to add AT&T Connecticut footprint.
Cisco, Snell Team Up on IP-based Signal Routing
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4/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Snell and Cisco collaborate on IP-enabled broadcast production.
Allot Builds Gateway to SDN
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4/7/2014  |  2 comments
Allot's new Service Gateway, built for a European mobile operator, promises faster service delivery and a migration path to SDN.
Ciena Fans 100G Metro Flames
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4/4/2014  |  2 comments
Ciena suggests at an investor event that the 100G metro market is ramping up more quickly than expected.
Level 3 Puts Voice in Service
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4/4/2014  |  3 comments
Enterprise voice becoming a key part of expanding service strategy for national CLEC.
Dapper Embrane Exec Defends New CEO
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4/4/2014  |  10 comments
Bill Burns oversaw four years of revenue growth at his former employer before sales headed south, and that's a good enough track record for Embrane.
Comcast: Reshaping the Cable Network Architecture
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4/3/2014  |  8 comments
Shamim Akhtar, Comcast's architect and senior director of network strategy, explains why the cable company is moving to a more distributed network architecture.
EXFO Intros New 10G Multiservice Tester
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4/3/2014  |  Post a comment
FTB-8830NGE Power Blazer offers test suite for the turn-up, circuit validation and troubleshooting of converged networks.
Xilinx: An 'All Programmable' Strategy
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4/3/2014  |  6 comments
Acquisition strategies don't work for everyone, but chipmaker Xilinx appears to have devised an M&A plan that has paid off.
SSE Telecoms Adds 30 UK PoPs
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4/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Latest phase of network expansion brings high-performance services to key enterprise hubs.
Ericsson Commits to OpenStack With Mirantis
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4/3/2014  |  2 comments
A long-time supporter of OpenStack, Ericsson has struck a licensing deal to use commercial software from Mirantis in its Cloud System.
Avago Pursues 100G Data Center Links
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4/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Components maker targets achieves 550 meters with 100G solution for inside data centers and enterprise.
Integra Beefs Up Data Center Footprint
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4/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Operator has added 30 on-network data centers since October 2013.
Juniper Cuts Headcount by 6%, Axes ADC
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4/3/2014  |  2 comments
As part of its new operating plan, Juniper is cutting through its middle management ranks to reduce costs and ceasing application delivery controller R&D.
Aryaka Spikes Unpredictable Enterprise WAN Traffic
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4/2/2014  |  2 comments
Aryaka's Network OnDemand service provides a capacity solution for rare enteprise WAN traffic spikes.
AlcaLu Extends SDN, DPI in Enterprise Gear
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4/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Access switch and additional network capabilities give IT departments more visibility and control of the network.
EXFO Launches FTB-2 Pro Test Platform
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4/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Industry's smallest platform for high speed, multi-technology. and optical testing, claims EXFO.
Successfully Managing the IP Transition Is a Tall Order
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4/2/2014  |  Post a comment
There are several things the FCC must do to make the IP transition successful for service providers and consumers alike.
Nominum Warns of Home Router DDoS Attack Threat
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4/2/2014  |  Post a comment
More than 24 million vulnerable home routers are exposing service providers to DNS-based DDoS attacks which have the power to disrupt networks, enterprises, and websites around the world, says Nominum.
Goin' South: Cisco Offers 'OpFlex' as Alternative to OpenFlow
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4/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Cisco and partners promote a new southbound protocol that fits into the router giant's vision of 'declarative control' of a software-defined network.
UFD Building Business on Diversity
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4/1/2014  |  Post a comment
By avoiding the I-95 corridor between NYC and northern Virginia, United Fiber & Data is courting customers seeking new and reliable fiber routes.
ECI Earns CE 2.0 Stamp
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4/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendor's NPT platform products gain Metro Ethernet Forum Carrier Ethernet 2.0 business and wholsale certifications.
Embrane Taps Ex-Spirent Boss Bill Burns as CEO
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4/1/2014  |  2 comments
Cisco-backed Embrane hires Burns, who oversaw years of growth for Spirent, but was sacked in 2013 when sales flagged.
Open Cloud Project Formed
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3/31/2014  |  Post a comment
The CloudEthernet Forum (CEF) and MEF have created the Open Cloud Project, which includes a proof of concept test lab facility.
CloudEthernet Forum Unveils CloudE 1.0 Framework
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3/31/2014  |  Post a comment
The CloudEthernet Forum (CEF) is aiming to define cloud Ethernet service specifications based around five fundamentals.
Arista Faces Legal Challenge as It Files for $200M IPO
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3/31/2014  |  4 comments
Cloud switch vendor files its IPO papers with the SEC, but it faces a potential legal challenge from one of its founders.
A Look Inside US Data Centers
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3/31/2014  |  4 comments
All you ever wanted to know -- and more! -- about data centers in the US.
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Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts

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US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
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Maximizing Customer Experience & Assuring Service Delivery in an IP World

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Steven Shalita, VP of Marketing, NetScout Systems, Inc., discusses the challenges cable/MSO operators face in assuring the delivery of new IP-based services. Key points include the value of proactively managing performance, and using rich analytics and operational intelligence to better understand service and usage trends, make smarter business decisions and ...
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Bye-Bye DVD: Consumers Embrace Digital Video

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Veteran video analyst Colin Dixon, founder and principal analyst of nScreenMedia, says research shows 56% are using digital video already.
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Video: TW Cable Puts Multicast Gateways to the Test

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Tom Gonder, a chief architect at Time Warner Cable, explains how its trial of multicast gateways is impacting IP-based video plans.
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Managing & Monetizing Big Data in Operator Environments

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At Mobile World Congress, Gigamon's Director of Service Provider Solutions, Andy Huckridge, and Heavy Reading Analyst Sarah Wallace discuss the 'big data' issues facing carriers and operators today.
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Data Center Energy – Build Your Data Center in a Modular Way

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Dr. Fang Liangzhou, VP Network Energy Product Line, shared his thoughts about the challenges for data centers during CeBIT 2014.
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Agile Network Solution – An Overview of Huawei's Agile Network Solution

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Ajay Gupta, Director of Product Marketing, Networking Product Line, gives an overview of the Agile Network Solutions during CeBIT 2014.
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Huawei’s eLTE Voice Trunking, Video and Data Applied for Railways

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Gottfried Winter is the Sales Director at Funkwerk, a German specialist in GSM-r terminals and a long-time partner of Huawei. At CeBIT 2014, Winter talks to Light Reading about this partnership and the integration of enhanced voice trunking, video and data functions.
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LeaseWeb Speaks Highly of Huawei's Datacenter Products

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Rene Olde Olthof, Operations Director LeaseWeb, talks about the next data center transformation during CeBIT 2014.
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Comcast: Reshaping the Cable Network Architecture

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Shamim Akhtar, Comcast's architect and senior director of network strategy, explains why the cable company is moving to a more distributed network architecture.
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VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger at Mobile World Congress

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VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger speaks to Heavy Reading about the value of virtualization spanning from the data center to service provider networks to mobile devices.
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Analysts' Impressions of Huawei SoftCOM at ONS 2014

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After visiting the Huawei booth at ONS, Lee Doyle of Doyle Research gives his appraisal of Huawei's SoftCOM solution.
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