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Comcast, Level 3 Flex Ethernet Muscles
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8/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Both service providers gain Ethernet-port market share in the latest US rankings by Vertical Systems Group, climbing to sixth place and eighth place, respectively.
Brocade: Revenue Up Despite Soft Carrier Demand
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8/22/2014  |  2 comments
Important products were delayed, and carriers are waiting.
Finland's Corenet Taps ECI Telecom
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8/21/2014  |  Post a comment
Service provider deploys Apollo packet-optical system to support data center, cloud connectivity.
Vodafone Australia Taps Ericsson for IP Transition
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8/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Ericsson signs its second major Australian deal in a week, landing a contract to upgrade the core network of Vodafone Hutchison Australia to support IMS and VoLTE.
Holistic IP Transformation
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8/20/2014  |  Post a comment
The migration to an all-IP network starts with a solid, real-world execution plan
Intel ARMs Itself for IoT, SDN Opportunities
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8/18/2014  |  1 comment
Intel buys ARM processor assets to make it better equipped for the future of mobile equipment and SDN-enabled data center gear.
PEG Brings 100G Backhaul to Rural Markets
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8/14/2014  |  1 comment
The backhaul network operator has built a 100G route from Dallas to Jackson, Miss., to provide more capacity for all kinds of rural service providers.
Comcast Business Extends Fiber Network
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8/14/2014  |  Post a comment
New Haven County communities get a slice of the Ethernet services action.
Cisco to Ax Up to 6,000 Jobs, But It's Excited About SDN
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8/13/2014  |  4 comments
Cisco announced up to 6,000 layoffs as it barely stopped its quarterly revenue decline. But the SDN business is looking good.
Cisco Halts Revenue Decline – Barely
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8/13/2014  |  8 comments
But revenue for 2014 was $47.1 billion, down 3%.
Cisco Earnings: What to Watch For
Wagner’s Ring  | 
8/13/2014  |  3 comments
Following three consecutive quarters of revenue decline, Cisco might shake things up.
Granite Still Reaping POTS Revenue
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8/12/2014  |  1 comment
In the gigabit, all-IP era, many major multi-location businesses still need POTS lines and basic broadband.
Mystery Customer Deals Big Order for Cyan
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8/12/2014  |  3 comments
Cyan CEO Mark Floyd says Cyan has one of its biggest orders ever on the horizon.
Cyan Reports Q2 Revenue Uptick
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8/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Cyan surpassed its second quarter revenue guidance and reported a lower net loss.
XO Communications Expands AWS Direct Connect Capabilities
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8/11/2014  |  Post a comment
XO makes it possible for smaller companies to have secure dedicated connections to AWS cloud via lower-speed services.
Gigabit Is the New Black
The Utilitarian  | 
8/8/2014  |  9 comments
The continuing rollout of gigabit networks across the country stands in stark contrast to the average Internet access speeds in US states.
BT Uses Metaswitch's Virtual SBC
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8/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Metaswitch supplies its virtual Perimeta Session Border Controller to support the new BT One Phone service.
Colt Pulls the Trigger on Data Center Virtualization
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8/7/2014  |  3 comments
Colt was implementing SDN and NFV in its data centers before those terms had even been coined.
Valley Vet Joins Metaswitch Board
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8/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Steve Mullaney gets a seat at the top table.
CenturyLink to Expand Gigabit Service to 16 Cities
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8/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando and Seattle are among the cities getting the gigabit treatment.
Bolt Taps ETI for Software Platform
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8/5/2014  |  Post a comment
Bolt Fiber Optic Services will use ETI's Overture software suite for operations and customer care functions, and to turn its video headend into a multi-tenant platform.
Level 3 CTO Jack Waters: Network Integration Guru
Prime Reading  | 
8/5/2014  |  6 comments
After integrating nine network acquisitions in nine years, Waters thinks he's plenty ready for the tenth, and for things like SDN and NFV.
Comverse Buys Some WebRTC Smarts
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8/5/2014  |  1 comment
SPIT giant acquires Spanish rich communications and WebRTC gateway specialist Solaiemes.
Verizon's Elby to Head Infinera's Cloud Team
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8/5/2014  |  7 comments
Top technologist will boost Infinera data center work, and is the second leading exec to leave Verizon for the vendor world in recent months.
Can Level 3 Execute the Perfect Merger?
Rewired  | 
8/5/2014  |  5 comments
One early indication of whether the tw telecom deal will bear the hoped-for fruit will be how its dynamic bandwidth capacity is handled.
Mellanox, ProLabs Team to Target EMEA, US
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8/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Mellanox and ProLabs partner to bring Mellanox components to EMEA and the US.
SDN's Progress Is Worth Debating
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8/4/2014  |  12 comments
A Juniper Networks poll finds a little more than half the companies surveyed have SDN deployment plans, while the rest have none.
GVTC Eyes a Gigabit Future
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8/4/2014  |  Post a comment
A telco co-op in Texas readies a gigabit network in its region north of San Antonio to prep customers for all service eventualities.
Data Center Virtualization: Tough for Carriers, Tougher for Vendors
Wagner’s Ring  | 
8/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Carriers are taking the lead for data center virtualization, leaving vendors to catch up, say Heavy Reading analysts Roz Roseboro and Jim Hodges.
Arris Lands CCAP Deal in Poland
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8/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Multimedia Polska is deploying the Arris E6000 router.
Anite Picks a Fight in the Packet Core
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8/1/2014  |  2 comments
Test system vendor extends its portfolio from the wireless handset and radio access network to the evolved packet core (EPC), taking on some entrenched incumbents in the process.
Verizon Taps CA Exec to Head Enterprise Sales
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8/1/2014  |  Post a comment
George Fischer previously headed CA's global sales operations
Asian Carriers Court Takeover Bids
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8/1/2014  |  4 comments
Wholesale operators GCX and Pacnet are both being eyed up by the same Chinese-backed firm.
Anite Launches LTE Packet Core Test Tool
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8/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Triton product addresses network signalling and data performance verification requirements in the evolved packet core of 4G networks.
Alcatel-Lucent Preps Submarine IPO, Expects Core Growth
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7/31/2014  |  6 comments
Vendor reveals plan to raise capital from an IPO of its submarine cables business as it reports Q2 financials, but investors are showing signs of nerves.
Cavium Joins The SDN Chip Set With Xpliant Acquisition
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7/31/2014  |  2 comments
Cavium snaps up stealthy silicon startup it previously funded.
tw telecom 2Q Revenue Growth Accelerates
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7/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Revenue growth rate up almost 8% over previous year, and almost 3% over previous quarter, in advance of merger with Level 3
Inphi to Buy Cortina's Optical Assets
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7/30/2014  |  Post a comment
Semiconductor player Inphi will acquire Cortina Systems' high speed interconnect and optical transport assets
Utilities, Automakers Team on Vehicle Charging
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7/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Utilities and automakers collaborate on a platform for electric vehicle charging that would integrate vehicle telematics systems into the smart grid.
Comporium Aims Gig at Businesses, Residents
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7/29/2014  |  7 comments
The carrier prepares to extend its Zipstream gigabit service to 15,000 residents in Rock Hill, S.C., while continuing to drive business development efforts in the region.
SDN Powers AT&T, IBM On-Demand Cloud Connections
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7/29/2014  |  5 comments
New proof of concept builds on SDN-based API that allows traffic to burst on any layer of the network, on-demand.
AT&T to Launch Gigabit Network in Nashville
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7/29/2014  |  Post a comment
The company announces plans to add Nashville and other parts of Tennessee to the list of cities where it will roll out GigaPower service.
Get Carter: Oclaro Did, From Cisco
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7/29/2014  |  2 comments
Oclaro hires the general manager of Cisco's module transceiver group.
Videocon Deploys Brocade Ethernet Fabric
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7/28/2014  |  Post a comment
India's Videocon deploys Brocade's Ethernet fabric in its data centers to address explosive traffic growth.
Anritsu Unveils OTN Field Tester
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7/28/2014  |  Post a comment
MT1000A supports OTN, Ethernet, Fibre Channel and Sonet/SDH testing at rates to 10 Gbit/s.
Eurobites: Regulators Delve Into IoT
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7/28/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Huawei teams up for the European soccer season; KPN trials VoLTE; Telecom Italia joins the drones brigade.
Alcatel-Lucent Invests in CounterTack
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7/28/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent has joined a group of investors that have contributed to the $20 million Series B round of endpoint threat detection specialist CounterTack.
ADVA Reports Q2 Results
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7/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Q3 revenues expected to range between €82 million and €87 million.
Turk Telekom Upgrades IP Core With Alcatel-Lucent
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7/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Will help Turkish operator meet surging data and video demand.
BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator
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7/24/2014  |  1 comment
Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
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VeEX – Live from the Show

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An overview of VeEX Test and Measurement solutions including TX300S multi-service test set with VeExpress cloud-based management system, UX400 universal modular platform supporting 100G testing, and the redesigned RXT modular platform.
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Transitioning CE 2.0 Networks Into the SDN & NFV Era With Telco Systems

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Telco Systems' Ariel Efrati (CEO) and Moshe Shimon (VP of Product Management) discuss virtualization and how the company's new Open Metro Edge solution utilizes the SDN and NFV concepts to accelerate and orchestrate service delivery through its innovative product portfolio and software applications.
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NFV Myths: Is NFV Still Several Years Away?

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Some say that NFV (network functions virtualization) is still several years away from being implemented on mobile operator networks. This isn't the case. Operators can get started on their paths to NFV now, as this short video from Skyfire shows.
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A New Security Paradigm in SDN/NFV

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Paul Shaneck, Global Director Network Solutions for Symantec, discusses the evolving virtualized network, explaining how Symantec is leading the security discussion as it relates to SDN and NFV, and helping to ensure the network is protected and compliant.
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Sprint's Network Evolution

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Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
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BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator

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Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
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Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey

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Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
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Driving the Network Transformation

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Intel's Sandra Rivera discusses network transformation and how Intel technologies, programs, and standards body efforts have helped the industry migration to SDN and NFV.
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Distributed NFV-Based Business Services by RAD

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With the ETSI-approved Distributed NFV PoC running in the background, RAD's CEO, Dror Bin, talks about why D-NFV makes compelling sense for service providers, and about the dollars and cents RAD is putting behind D-NFV.
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MRV – Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence

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Giving you network insight to make your network smarter.
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NFV-Enabled Ethernet for Generating New Revenues

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Cyan's Planet Orchestrate allows service providers and their end-customers to activate software-based capabilities such as firewalls and encryption on top of existing Ethernet services in just minutes.
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Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data

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Kontron and ISV partner Vantrix demonstrate high-performance video transcoding and data analytic solutions on same 2U standard platform that is ready for SDN and NFV deployments made by mobile, cable and cloud operators.
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