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Vodafone Demands More From NFV Vendors
News Analysis  | 
5/27/2016  |  3 comments
Industry alignment is needed on pricing models and VNF onboarding, notes Vodafone's Head of SDN and NFV David Amzallag in his BCE keynote presentation.
Opex Gloom Grows in New NFV Survey
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5/27/2016  |  2 comments
One tenth of operators do not expect NFV to lead to operating cost savings, up from just 2% six months ago.
Salesforce Inks Strategic Cloud Deal With Amazon
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5/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Names AWS as its 'preferred public cloud infrastructure provider' in a four-year deal.
Cisco's Patel Hails 'Microculture' Successes
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5/26/2016  |  8 comments
Cisco is spurring innovation by setting up much smaller and nimbler teams focused on specific products, says the company's chief development officer.
Cisco Looks to Open Source for 'Badder Ass' Internet
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5/26/2016  |  1 comment
Cisco says it's committed to open source, which it sees as essential to making the Internet more robust for business applications.
Eurobites: BT, Huawei Hit 2 Tbits/s
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5/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Member states approve 700MHz proposals; 3 to trial ad-blocking technology; Ireland's privacy watchdog bares teeth at Facebook.
AT&T's Margaret Chiosi Retires
News Analysis  | 
5/25/2016  |  6 comments
Virtualization figurehead retires from AT&T after an illustrious career.
Rogers Upskills on Adapting to Mobile Video Demand
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5/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Upinder Saini, vice president of wireless product management at Rogers Communications, described the digital content differentiator as a solution to address the growing mobile video trend.
Expected Evolution of the Modern Telecom Service Layer
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5/25/2016  |  Post a comment
In the second of a three-part series, OpenCloud's Jeff Gordon delves deeper into the driving forces for adopting a converged service layer.
Leading Lights 2016 Highlights
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5/25/2016  |  1 comment
Some of the high points from this year's Leading Lights awards dinner at the Hotel Ella in Austin, Texas.
NIA Replacing 'Old Standards Bodies,' Says Cisco
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5/25/2016  |  1 comment
Leading industry executives reckon the NIA will play a critical role in facilitating investment in multivendor NFV deployments.
Brocade Looks to Bridge Network & Cloud Automation
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5/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Goal is to eliminate 'all the manual handoffs that get in the way of the body of work,' says a Brocade executive, describing the product based on technology Brocade acquired with StackStorm this year.
DT: Telcos Must Escape Vendor Prison
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5/24/2016  |  16 comments
Operators are in a prison of vendors, according to Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg, and Facebook could help them break free.
Nutanix Takes Hyper-Convergence Downscale
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5/24/2016  |  Post a comment
The company is introducing a hyper-converged server for SMBs and desktop virtualization server for midsized enterprises.
Cisco Extends Meraki Cloud to the Enterprise
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5/24/2016  |  Post a comment
Vendor introduces a cloud-based telephone product and services in the Meraki line, as a step in its transformation to a cloud company.
2550100 Alliance Tries to Make 25G Easy
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5/24/2016  |  Post a comment
The 2550100 Alliance has been working feverishly to give data center operators enough reason to follow a new path through 25G, 50G and then on to 100G.
Leading Lights 2016: The Winners
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Find out which companies landed this year's Leading Lights awards.
Light Reading Hall of Fame 2016
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5/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Find out who has been welcomed into Light Reading's Hall of Fame this year.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Best New Product (Telecom)
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5/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Twelve companies, including ADVA, Ciena, Cisco and Nokia, made the shortlist for this year's best telecom product award.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Outstanding OSS/BSS Vendor
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5/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Ten companies, including Amdocs, Huawei, NetCracker and Sigma Systems, have made it to the shortlist in the Outstanding OSS/BSS Vendor category of the Leading Lights awards.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative Ethernet/Optical Service
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5/20/2016  |  Post a comment
Colt and Hibernia made the shortlist in this year's Ethernet/Optical service category.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative NFV Deployment Strategy (Network/Data Center Operator)
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5/20/2016  |  Post a comment
Four network operators have made the shortlist in this year's NFV deployment strategy category -- find out who and why.
Why I'm Heading to Austin for BCE
Shades of Ray  | 
5/20/2016  |  3 comments
I've got my travel coffee-making set already packed for the long trip from London to Austin, Texas: Here's a whole host of reasons why I should see you there.
Brocade Revenue Down, IP Networking Slumps
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Reduced service provider and federal demand drove down IP networking.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Best Deal Maker
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
ADVA, Amdocs, Cisco/Ericsson, CommScope, Infinera, Netscout and Nokia are the seven finalists in this awards category.
OpenStack Underpins Comcast Elastic Cloud
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Largest cable MSO also among largest users of OpenStack in carrier community with deployment in national and regional data centers.
Trade Commission Approves Mitel Acquisition of Polycom
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Announces early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR Act) for its proposed acquisition of Polycom.
Google Doubles Down on Machine Learning, AI
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5/19/2016  |  6 comments
Google Home and Allo feature Google's virtual assistant technology.
Cisco Looks to Beat White Boxes Where They're Strongest
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Looks to solve the business problems that drive network operators to white boxes.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Private Company of the Year
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5/18/2016  |  Post a comment
Affirmed Networks, Masergy Communications, VeEX and Versa Networks are the four contenders for this title.
Microsoft, SAP Ally on Cloud
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5/17/2016  |  Post a comment
SAP HANA database apps support Microsoft's Azure cloud.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative SDN Product Strategy (Vendor)
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5/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Seven vendor finalists demonstrate SDN's broad potential.
Use Amazon Dash Button to Configure IoT Cloud Services, Order Toilet Paper
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5/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Amazon debuts a programmable version of its Dash button, to give developers a taste of running IoT devices in the cloud.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative SDN Deployment Strategy (Network/Data Center Operator)
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5/17/2016  |  1 comment
Operators say SDN gives them benefits of cost savings, customer control and flexibility on their networks.
Masergy: Predictability Drives Private Cloud Connection Boom
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5/17/2016  |  3 comments
While security is of course important, enterprises are clamoring for private connections to public clouds primarily because they need predictable performance.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative Enterprise Service
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5/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Cloud connections, a wireless Field Area Network and global cloud UC solution are our top three enterprise Leading Lights.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Outstanding Transformation Strategy (Service Provider)
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5/16/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T, China Unicom Tianjin, Colt, Deutsche Telekom, Telstra, Time Warner Cable and WOW are the seven finalists in the Outstanding Transformation Strategy category.
Clouds at the Edge: The New Data Center
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5/16/2016  |  Post a comment
EdgeConneX's Portland facility unites fiber interconnections with Megaport's SDN-based interconnection fabric for new cloud ecosystem.
EdgeConneX Partners on Portland Cloud Data Hub
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5/16/2016  |  Post a comment
Working with Ciena, Megaport, Electric Lightwave and others, EdgeConneX opens regional cloud connection hub in greater Portland area.
IoT's Place in the Future of Virtualization
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
5/13/2016  |  2 comments
As the Internet of Things (IoT) market grows exponentially over the next few years, vendors will start focusing in on IoT platforms and the impact virtualization can have on the market, with rapid development and lower costs as main points of interest.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative NFV Product Strategy (Vendor)
News Analysis  | 
5/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Vendors produced a plethora of tools designed to help service providers improve network agility through virtualization.
Interoute CTO on NFV's Maturity
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5/13/2016  |  1 comment
Matt Finnie, CTO at international operator Interoute, explains how NFV has made life easier in terms of logistics.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative SMB Service
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5/13/2016  |  Post a comment
New services from AT&T and Global Capacity enable SMBs to do more, especially in moving apps to the cloud.
RAD, Check Point Team Up on Cyber Security for Utility Networks
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5/13/2016  |  Post a comment
RAD and Check Point Software have teamed up to help utilities protect their operational networks from cyber security threats and comply with new directives, in part by eliminating RTU and SCADA equipment vulnerabilities.
BCE 2016: Live NFV Interop Demo Takes Center Stage
News Analysis  | 
5/12/2016  |  1 comment
More than 10 companies involved in 6 NFV interop demos on the show floor at the upcoming Big Communications Event (BCE) in Austin, Texas, on May 24 and 25.
Orange CIO Faced Board Concern on Digitalization
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5/12/2016  |  3 comments
Orange's Group CIO has shared details of the company's digitalization strategy as it focuses on the Internet of Things and mobile banking opportunities.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative Carrier Cloud Service
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5/12/2016  |  Post a comment
Four service providers delivered on the promise of helping customers connect to hybrid clouds.
40G Dead in Transport Networks
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5/12/2016  |  Post a comment
With Oclaro's announcement that it will soon cease producing 40G line side components, 40G is pretty much dead in transport, and it's beginning to look a little wan in the data center market too.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Best Cable Product
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5/12/2016  |  Post a comment
The envelope please...
Genband & Sonus Deep in Merger Talks?
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5/11/2016  |  2 comments
A buyout would value Sonus at around $600M, but there are still hurdles to be jumped before a deal is done.
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Cisco's Innovations in Cable

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Marc Aldrich from Cisco discusses the latest in security, the evolution and momentum for CCAP and what the industry will be seeing next from Cisco.
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Leading Lights 2016 Highlights

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Some of the high points from this year's Leading Lights awards dinner at the Hotel Ella in Austin, Texas.
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Light Reading Hall of Fame 2016

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Find out who has been welcomed into Light Reading's Hall of Fame this year.
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ZTE showcased its new ICT solutions at TM Forum in Nice.
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Gamma's MD on the Emergence of UC2

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Gamma Communications Managing Director David Macfarlane believes the unified communications (UC) market has reached a tipping point.
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The Ultimate 5-Minute Guide to Digital Customer Engagement

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NFV in 2016: Part 1 – NFV Use Cases Get Real

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Consensus is building around the key use cases for NFV, including managed IP services at the network edge and on customer premises, which can generate new revenues from enterprises/SMBs and consumers; Evolved Packet Core to support LTE migration; and adjacent technologies, such as TAS and IMS, to support VoLTE and next-generation charging and policy control ...
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Nokia's Steve Vogelsang on NFV – Part 3

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Steve Vogelsang discusses the challenges of operational transformation and how Nokia helps its customers. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
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Level 3: Why UC Is In Demand

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Andrew Edison, Level 3's senior VP of sales, EMEA region, talks about the drivers of growth in the unified communications services market.
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ARM's OPNFV Action

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At the ARM booth at MWC 2016, Joe Kidder and Bob Monkman speak to Light Reading about OPNFV and their upcoming action.
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Nokia's Steve Vogelsang on NFV – Part 2

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Steve Vogelsang gives advice to service providers on how to move to NFV. Join Steve at the Big Communications Event in Austin the morning of May 24, on his keynote and optical networking panel.
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Interoute CTO on NFV's Maturity

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Matt Finnie, CTO at international operator Interoute, explains how NFV has made life easier in terms of logistics and how Interoute can now enable a 'software-defined moment' for its customers.
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