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NTT Comms Plans More M&A, Preps Next-Gen Cloud Platform
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7/2/2015  |  Post a comment
As part of its global carrier cloud expansion strategy NTT Communications is set to acquire a data center operator in Indonesia and is looking at adding to its assets in Europe.
Gemalto Game for Growing Encryption Demand
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7/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Gemalto adds a new product to its SafeNet family to address growing high-speed encryption needs in networking.
FCC Chairman Talks Up SDN/NFV
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7/2/2015  |  6 comments
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler sees network virtualization as a tipping point that will make the impact of the Internet as great as that of railroad and telegraph networks of the 19th century.
Eurobites: Online Viewing Hurts BBC, Prompts Job Cuts
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7/2/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei and UAE operator du work on mobile broadband; Dixons Carphone to run stores for Sprint; 'father of SMS' dies.
The New IP Goes Mobile With vEPC
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7/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown discusses results of a Light Reading survey sponsored by Brocade that shows a clear commitment by mobile operators to move quickly to virtual EPC deployment.
The New IP Gains Traction With CSPs
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7/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Roz Roseboro of Heavy Reading analyzes results of a Light Reading survey sponsored by Brocade showing that CSPs are getting serious about making the transition to the New IP era.
It's (Real) Time for Analytics
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7/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges looks at how CSPs say they plan to use analytics to deploy new services in real time as part of The New IP, based on results of a survey sponsored by Brocade.
Interoute Claims Transatlantic Cloud Service Bragging Rights
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7/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Interoute cites test results that say its transatlantic cloud service delivers greater throughout and lower latency than Amazon AWS, Rackspace and Microsoft Azure.
Cisco to Buy Security Expert for $635M
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7/1/2015  |  1 comment
Takeover to help Cisco address growing security threats as more devices become Internet-enabled.
Masergy's Bold NFV Play Is Customer Driven
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6/30/2015  |  3 comments
Competitive carrier meeting enterprise demand for easier way to connect remote sites globally using fewer boxes, but maintaining performance.
Announces Intent to Acquire OpenDNS for $635M
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
OpenDNS provides cloud-based security as a service.
Colt to Jettison Ailing IT Business
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6/30/2015  |  10 comments
The operator says it would not be able to compete profitably in the IT services market without making considerable investments.
Gemalto Launches 100G Multi-Link Encryption
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Single unit enables 10x10G aggregate encryption for networks of service providers, data centers, enterprises.
NetScout Preps Post-Acquisition Future
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6/30/2015  |  2 comments
NetScout will soon close its monster $2.6 billion acquisition of Danaher's network monitoring and security business, a move that will reshape its business and strategy.
Masergy Launches NFV Platform, Premises-Based Virtual Router
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Competitive service provider Masergy today announced new services based on the NFV platform it has deployed from Overture, and will now offer router and firewall capabilities as software-based services.
Ericsson Opens Up on OPNFV
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6/30/2015  |  1 comment
Martin Bäckström, VP and head of industry area Datacom at Ericsson, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the emergence of OPNFV, the importance of standards and Ericsson's OPNFV plans.
Ciena Adds New CPE to Its Agility Matrix
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Ciena has extended its Agility Matrix strategy to include CPE supporting virtual network functions.
Light Reading Hall of Fame 2015
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6/29/2015  |  Post a comment
We've added five more notable industry figures into the Light Reading Hall of Fame – find out who they are!
Telkomsel Trials NFV-Based VoLTE, WiFi Calling
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6/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Indonesian operator teams up with Huawei to demonstrate its 4G convergent communication service trial for WiFi Calling and VoLTE based on NFV technology in Jakarta.
Huawei Unveils SDN, NFV Solutions
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6/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Solutions focus on innovative agile networks, open northbound and cloud-based infrastructure.
Huawei Demos Open Network Hypervisor
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6/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Huawei has successfully demonstrated its Open Network Hypervisor (OpenNH) solution during the Open Networking Summit 2015 in California.
What's Next for White Boxes in a Post-Chambers World?
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6/26/2015  |  2 comments
Pica8 and others keep pressing the argument for white box deployment.
Arista Scoops $50M AT&T Contract – Analyst
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6/26/2015  |  3 comments
SDN player is said to have landed its first major deal with a Tier 1 service provider.
Juniper Introduces PTX1000: Compact, Fixed Configuration Core Router
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
The 2RU router is built on the Converged Supercore architecture using Juniper's recently announced ExpressPlus chipset.
Overture Announces Pure-Play NFV Deployment
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Masergy deployed NFV at the edge of the network using solutions from Overture, Brocade, Fortinet and Intel.
Vodafone Hires NFV Specialist to Develop Group Virtualization Strategy
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Vodafone has hired a former Amdocs and Alcatel-Lucent executive to develop a global SDN, NFV and cloud strategy in an effort to unify its next-generation network plans.
The New Face(book) of Carrier Class?
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6/25/2015  |  6 comments
The web services giants such as Facebook, Amazon and Google might be defining the next generation of 'carrier class' networking technology.
The Digital Service Provider
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6/24/2015  |  Post a comment
To thrive in the Internet age, operators must transform themselves from 'communications service providers' into 'digital service providers.'
EZchip Bigs Up Its SDN, NFV Opportunities
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6/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Chip vendor EZchip sees a massive opportunity for its merchant silicon in the white box elements that CSPs could deploy as they embrace virtualization.
Oracle Unveils Four VNFs
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6/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Oracle Communications has launched four products -- Session Border Controller, Converged Application Server, Services Gatekeeper and Policy Management -- as virtual network functions (VNFs).
Infinera Expands Cloud Xpress Family for High-Capacity Datacenter Interconnect
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera expands Cloud Xpress family for high-capacity datacenter interconnect.
Transmode Launches Terabit Packet Transport Switch
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Transmode announces next generation of high-density and low-power Terabit Packet Transport Switch.
New Vendor Requirements for the NFV Era
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
The NFV era is placing new demands on the developers and suppliers of network technology.
Infinera Ups DCI to 100 Gigabit Ethernet
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera's 100 Gigabit Ethernet version of its Cloud Xpress data center interconnection product reflects growing 100GE market demand.
Debating Network Evolution With Cisco's Cedrik Neike
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6/23/2015  |  2 comments
Cedrik Neike, SVP of Global Service Provider, Service Delivery, at Cisco, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about solving service provider customer problems in a virtualized, DevOps world, including multivendor support and the future of network procurement.
NFV: Ready for Prime Time
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6/23/2015  |  1 comment
At BTE 2015, Vip mobile CTO Dejan Kastelic talks about how NFV is ready for the real world and how Telekom Austria is introducing centralized resources for its group operations.
Swisscom Picks NEC, NetCracker for Cloud/NFV
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Swisscom is working with NEC and NetCracker to migrate to a cloud architecture and will jointly invest in a cloud and virtualization Center of Excellence.
Infinera Unveils 100GE Cloud Xpress
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera expands on current 10G/40G options with 100 Gigabit Ethernet version of Cloud Xpress, and support for NETCONF, Yang and MACsec.
RAD Data Lands Major Backhaul Deal
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Major pan-European operator expands deployment of RAD's service assured access solutions.
Pica8 Support PoE White Box Switch
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Pica8 expands white box line-up for service provides with Power over Ethernet capability for enabling on-premises services.
Cox Business Pursues $5B Market
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6/19/2015  |  Post a comment
In this LRTV interview, Cox Business SVP Steve Rowley discusses how his unit aims to capture more of the commercial market in its territories.
Introducing the New IP Agency (NIA)
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6/19/2015  |  3 comments
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks to EANTC managing director Carsten Rossenhövel about the formation and aims of the New IP Agency (NIA).
Telcos vs. Amazon: The 'Third Network' Race
News Analysis  | 
6/19/2015  |  7 comments
Amazon and other hyperscale companies may soon compete with telcos to deliver virtualized network services.
RAD CEO: Dealing With Disruption
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6/19/2015  |  Post a comment
RAD CEO Dror Bin talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the dramatic changes in the communications networking industry and how RAD has evolved to meet the market's new demands.
NTT Comms' New Chief Likes the Fast Lane
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6/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Tetsuya Shoji has taken the helm at global cloud and connectivity services giant NTT Communications and he's promising a thrilling ride.
Mellanox CEO: Dealing With the Data Storm
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6/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Mellanox CEO Eyal Waldman talks about his company's push into the 100GigE switch market at a special launch event in New York City.
It's Not Just the Telcos: Vendors Are 'Transformers' Too
Shades of Ray  | 
6/18/2015  |  2 comments
An exclusive and unique Light Reading survey shows that it's not just network operators that are transforming their businesses and strategies -- the vendors are also changing to meet the evolving needs of their core customer base.
Mellanox Joins the 100GigE Switch Pack
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6/18/2015  |  2 comments
Hot on the heels of Cisco's Nexus expansion, Mellanox joins the 100GigE switch market with the promise of zero packet loss.
Mellanox Intros 100GigE Switch
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6/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Announces the 'industry's first' 100 Gigabit Ethernet, Open Ethernet-based, non-blocking switch.
ZTE Uses EZchip Processor for Carrier Routers
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6/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Chooses EZchip's NPS-400 network processor for its next-generation carrier router line cards.
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Red Hat's Nicolas Lemieux demonstrates how Red Hat is driving innovation through open source communities.
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Red Hat's Approach to OpenStack Adoption

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Red Hat's Radhesh Balakrishnan outlines his company's open source strategy for both enterprises and telcos.
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The New IP Goes Mobile With vEPC

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Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown discusses results of a Light Reading survey sponsored by Brocade that shows a clear commitment by mobile operators to move quickly to virtual EPC deployment.
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Making Business Sense of SDN

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Results of a Brocade-sponsored survey show that CSPs have a clear sense of SDN use cases but are wrestling with the business case. Sterling Perrin of Heavy Reading looks behind the numbers.
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NFV Will Be Here Sooner Than You Think

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Forget the usual ten-year cycle for new technologies – NFV will be a core part of CSP networks in five years, based on results of a Brocade-sponsored survey, says Heavy Reading's Caroline Chappell.
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The New IP Gains Traction With CSPs

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Roz Roseboro of Heavy Reading analyzes results of a Light Reading survey sponsored by Brocade showing that CSPs are getting serious about making the transition to the New IP era.
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It's (Real) Time for Analytics

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Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges looks at how CSPs say they plan to use analytics to deploy new services in real time as part of The New IP, based on results of a survey sponsored by Brocade.
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IoT in Action

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Two co-workers discuss the benefits of IoT technology.
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Ericsson Opens Up on OPNFV

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Martin Bäckström, VP and head of industry area Datacom at Ericsson, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the emergence of OPNFV, the importance of standards and Ericsson's OPNFV plans.
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NetNumber Founder Discusses NFV/SDN Impact on SP Networks

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NetNumber Founder Doug Ranalli examines why SPs need a new network infrastructure for service agility. While NFV and SDN are the tools, the old ways of thinking about signaling control are inhibitors. Doug provides his recommendations.
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Orchestrating NFV vCPE Services Across Multivendor Networks

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Nirav Modi provides an overview of vCPE, the fastest-growing NFV use case, showing how Cyan's Blue Planet orchestrates vCPE services across a multivendor infrastructure to rapidly deliver new managed services for business customers.
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ZTE at LTE Summit Amsterdam 2015

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As one of the leading global telecommunications providers, ZTE presented its cutting-edge technology at LTE World Summit 2015 in Amsterdam. On display at ZTE's booth were the latest R&D achievements in wireless, 5G development, HetNet, deep convergence of FDD and TDD, and RCS/IMD/iSDN/vCN.
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