Content tagged with Ethernet/IP
CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV
LRTV Interviews | 12/19/2014 | Post a comment
At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
Windstream Hones REIT Strategy
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2014 | Post a comment
Windstream today announced that it will hold back just under 20% of the network assets it was planning to spin off into a Real Estate Investment Trust to sell over time to continue retiring its debt.
How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing
LRTV Interviews | 12/15/2014 | 2 comments
Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
How Cable Biz Services Hit $10B Mark
LRTV Interviews | 12/12/2014 | 1 comment
Cable operators reached $10 billion in annual business services revenues by delving deeper into their vertical markets and expanding beyond the smallest firms.
Taking NFV to the People
Prime Reading | 12/11/2014 | 2 comments
When you talk to Telekom Austria CTO Günther Ottendorfer about NFV, the conversation quickly turns to people.
2020 Vision: A First View
LRTV Documentaries | 12/9/2014 | 3 comments
At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Iceland, unique Heavy Reading research shows that comms service providers are optimistic about the next five or so years.
Who Has 2020 Vision?
Shades of Ray | 12/8/2014 | 2 comments
A select group of industry executives has gathered in Iceland to discuss the future of networks, services, skills, strategies and the role of service provider IT.
Photos: Velkomin til Íslands!
Slide Shows | 12/8/2014 | 6 comments
Light Reading's first 2020 Vision Executive Summit promises to be the 'Davos for telecom' -- but first, some pictures of the event's beautiful backdrop of Iceland.
Who Does What: SDN Controllers
Prime Reading | 12/5/2014 | 7 comments
SDN is one of the technologies that all the vendors are talking about, but which companies and open source projects have developed SDN controllers?
Vendors Split Over New Ethernet Specs
News Analysis | 12/3/2014 | 5 comments
Industry attention on 2.5GBit/s and 5Gbit/s Ethernet is heating up, but the emergence of two vendor groups, one boasting Brocade and the other Cisco, threatens to slow down interoperability.
Cable Still Working on Biz Credibility
News Analysis | 12/2/2014 | Post a comment
Commercial services revenues are flowing for cable operators, but VIP customers in segments such as healthcare still need convincing that MSOs can deliver the business services they need.
Bell Labs Gains 2020 Vision
LRTV Interviews | 12/1/2014 | 1 comment
Bell Labs President Marcus Weldon, who is also Alcatel-Lucent CTO, talks about the network of 2020, the role of R&D and his recent brush with U2's Bono.
Veryx Enhances SAMTEST
News Wire Feed | 11/27/2014 | Post a comment
Veryx releases SAMTEST 2.0 to support smart monitoring and enhanced validation of Cloud, NFV and SDN infrastructure.
Seattle Warms Up for a Gig
News Analysis | 11/26/2014 | 2 comments
A city once scorned by a public/private partnership gone sour is re-exploring its option for bringing gigabit services to its residents.
From The Founder
It's clear to me that the communications industry is divided into two types of people, and only one is living in the real world.
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