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Brocade Appoints APAC, EMEA Execs
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9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Eric Yu becomes Brocade's vice president for Greater China, Brian Levy senior director and head of technology, EMEA.
Brocade Launches Vyatta SDN Controller
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9/22/2014  |  Post a comment
The SDN controller is designed to lead the way to the New IP era of agile networks.
Minnesota Gets Giant-Sized Gigabit Rollout
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9/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Paul Bunyan Communications commits to deploy gigabit services across a 5,000 square mile territory.
VeEX Rolls Out OTDR
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9/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Tester for FTTx, metro Ethernet, mobile backhaul and more will debut at ECOC and SCTE Cable-Tec Expo.
Infinera Targets Data Center Connectivity Market With Metro Platform
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9/18/2014  |  2 comments
After years of speculation, Infinera finally unveils its market-ready PIC-based metro platform, and adds packet capabilities to its DTN-X platform too.
AT&T, IBM Team on Private Secure Cloud Connections
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9/18/2014  |  Post a comment
AT&T teams with IBM Cloud to extend secure private network to clients.
AT&T Launches New Business Fiber Service
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9/18/2014  |  Post a comment
AT&T gets more aggressive in courting SMBs with new fiber-to-the-building services at speeds up to 300 Mbit/s.
Belgacom Deploys Cisco Mobile Packet Core
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9/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Cisco mobility offering to provide 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE connectivity for Belgian operator.
Eurobites: EU May Free Up Fixed-Line Charges
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9/18/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson unplugs its modems division; rescue plan for Phones 4u; BT and TalkTalk row on.
OIF, ONF List Vendors in Transport SDN Demo
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
The OIF and ONF list the vendors participating in their long-discussed transport SDN plugfest.
AT&T Brings User-Defined Network to Austin Businesses
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9/17/2014  |  1 comment
AT&T says Austin businesses can soon get on its cloud and change network services and speeds in near real time.
Former Qualcomm Exec to Head Google Fiber
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9/17/2014  |  7 comments
The appointment of Dennis Kish to replace Milo Medin as head of Google's gigabit network effort raises questions about the network operations experience of its leadership.
Brocade: There's Something About the Cloud
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9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
As foreseen in the 1998 gross-out comedy, the cloud revolution – along with SDN, NFV and other big networking trends today – aren't linear.
North KC Says Free Gigabit for All
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9/16/2014  |  8 comments
The city turns over operation of its municipal fiber network to a local data center with the caveat that residents will get free gigabit services for the duration of the 10-year deal.
Cavium Claims Ethernet Switch Breakthrough
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9/16/2014  |  3 comments
Chip vendor moves into the Ethernet switch market with a product set designed for the SDN data center market, issuing a challenge to market leader Broadcom.
Connecticut Cities Crowdsource Gigabit Nets
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9/15/2014  |  9 comments
State and local government officials band together to attract interest from gigabit network developers.
Brocade Buys NFV Management Smarts
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9/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Brocade continues to craft its service provider NFV offerings with the addition of network visibility and analytics tech.
Adtran: We're In at TeraStream
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9/15/2014  |  1 comment
Access and optical vendor says it's going to be part of Deutsche Telekom's software-defined network and has embraced Netconf and Yang for its new OSS.
Brocade Buys Vistapointe NFV Assets
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9/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Brocade acquires network visibility and analytics technology assets from Vistapointe to enhance its NFV play.
Analyzing Apple & VoLTE
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/12/2014  |  9 comments
The news that Apple's new iPhone 6 will now support Voice over LTE kind of a big deal.
Best for Backhaul
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9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Will optical fiber represent the best option for mobile backhaul as LTE traffic continues to grow?
Out With The Old (IP)
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9/12/2014  |  Post a comment
If The New IP
Isn't like The Old IP
That is progress, right?
Introducing 'The New IP'
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9/11/2014  |  31 comments
Is your network built on 'The Old IP,' or are you part of 'The New IP' revolution?
CWDM4 MSA Touts 100G Data Center Spec
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9/10/2014  |  Post a comment
Group develops common spec for using four 25 Gbit/s lines to carry 100G data center traffic.
SDN-Enabled IP and Optical Integration
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9/10/2014  |  3 comments
Virtualization has breathed new life into the IP+optical integration movement.
Eurobites: AlcaLu Unveils Virtual CDN Platform
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9/10/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Ericsson at IBC; Nokia Networks unveils telco cloud and OSS news; iPhone 6 heads for Europe; and more.
Hetnet Software Tackles IP Backhaul Automation, Virtualized EPC
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9/10/2014  |  Post a comment
Hetnet Software to automate wireless IP network and virtualized packet core functions.
Alcatel-Lucent Unveils Velocix Virtual CDN
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9/10/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendor applies NFV capabilities to its content delivery network (CDN) platform.
Cyan Punches Up Its Packet Optical Pitch
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9/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendor upgrades Z-Series platform and adds new SDN APIs in a bid for metro packet optical differentiation.
Cyan Enhances Z-Series, Adds SDN APIs
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9/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Packet-optical vendor announces ROADM, amplifier modules, MPLS-TP and Carrier Ethernet features, while adding four new Blue Planet SDN APIs.
MegaPath Sells Networks to Focus on Services
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9/8/2014  |  2 comments
Global Capacity's parent company Pivotal Group pays $300 million to acquire MegaPath's network assets and operations personnel.
Intel Xeon Zooms Into Data Center Era
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9/8/2014  |  Post a comment
The semiconductor giant makes a big move to position its processors for data center gear, including network equipment.
Guth Replaces O'Hara As Integra CEO
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9/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Telecom veteran Robert Guth takes over as interim president and CEO of regional fiber network operator
Ericsson Opens Global ICT Centre in Sweden
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9/8/2014  |  Post a comment
First of three Global ICT Centres, which will house the company's complete portfolio.
Gigabit: What Is It Good For?
The Utilitarian  | 
9/5/2014  |  26 comments
The proliferation of gigabit networks has implications that extend far beyond high-speed home networks.
Web Content Storms Ethernet Market
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9/5/2014  |  3 comments
A new Heavy Reading report says the Web 2.0/content/media vertical market represents the most dynamic Ethernet segment.
Teleste Introduces Ethernet Over Coax WiFi Adapter
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9/5/2014  |  Post a comment
New MoCA 2.0 products will be on display at the International Broadcast Conference (IBC2014) in Amsterdam,
Eurobites: Could Netflix Crash Europe's Networks?
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9/5/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom launches hybrid DSL/LTE router; Swedes give finger sensor to Huawei; French broadband update.
Calix Pushes Gigabit Further Indoors
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9/4/2014  |  1 comment
The vendor's new GigaCenter platforms use advanced WiFi technology to help carriers better leverage and control gigabit speeds inside customers' homes.
Rockley Photonics Expands Engineering Team
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9/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Optical components start-up adds three industry veterans to its engineering team in Pasadena, Calif.
Overture's NFV Ecosystem Attracts New Members
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9/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Expanding program adds system integrator and new technology partners to accelerate NFV deployments for communications service providers.
Ciena Ramps in Q3, Dampens Q4 Expectations
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9/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Fiscal third-quarter revenues of $603.6 million are up 12% from a year ago, but it warns of stickier Q4.
Ciena Poised for Strong Quarter
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9/3/2014  |  1 comment
Ciena is due to report fiscal third-quarter earnings before markets open Thursday.
Hey, FCC: Cedexis Has That Peering Data You Need
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9/3/2014  |  1 comment
As the FCC takes a closer look at net neutrality and peering relationships, Cedexis will present a data model to the agency later this month for monitoring how traffic is directed across the Internet.
Net Insight Supports 8K Media Transport
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9/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Company's Media Switch Routers (MSRs) enable transport of 8K UHDTV signals over IP infrastructure.
C Spire Goes Gigabit in Jackson
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9/2/2014  |  3 comments
The service provider adds Mississippi's capital to its statewide roster of cities targeted for service on its gigabit fiber-to-the-home network.
AT&T Sues Cox for Infringing Patents
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9/1/2014  |  Post a comment
AT&T takes the cable operator to court over unlicensed use of eight IP voice and quality management patents.
EXFO Kit Monitors Virtualized Networks
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8/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Xtract platform designed to address challenges of managing increasingly virtualized infrastructures.
UC Another Piece of New MegaPath Puzzle
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8/29/2014  |  5 comments
Robust UC offering intended to give MegaPath a competitive advantage, but it's just the latest in a series of changes and upgrades.
GVTC Takes Gigabit to School
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8/29/2014  |  3 comments
The Texas carrier, which is also building a gigabit FTTH network, is equipping Boerne Independent School District to be able to integrate technology into its curriculum.
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Sales Director of INIT on Plug & Play Switch Devices

9|19|14   |   3:21   |   (0) comments


INIT Italy uses both the Huawei S5700 and S7700 series switches for the campus LAN environment. Sales Director Andrea Curti says their company chose these Huawei devices over others because of their performance, flexible scalability and plug-and-play features.
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Saudi Arabia Upgrades Vocational Training System

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The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) has 100,000 students, 150 government-owned institutions and oversees 1000 private institutes. The CIO of TVTC explains that Huawei devices have allowed them to manage multiple datacenters using just one software program, scientifically tracking the progress of students and teachers, saving them millions.
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Huawei's Media Solutions Are Here to Stay

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The current media revolution requires rapid upgrades in technology. New formats (HD, 3D, 4K etc.) and the subsequent explosion of file sizes demand sophisticated network and storage architecture. Social media and the multiple distribution channels require a robust asset management system. Gartner analyst Venecia Liu speaks about the current technological trends in ...
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Microgenesis on Huawei's Switches

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Microgenesis is a solutions and system integrator company in the Philippines whose areas of expertise include data centers, networking and security products. In this video, Executive Director Jeffrey Choa talks to us about his customers needs and they benefit from using Huawei switches.
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Network Solutions Help the Philippines Jump Ahead

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In the past, the Philippines has under-invested in technology. Now, the CEO of Softshell talks about how Huawei products help the Philippines jump ahead as the economy improves.
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VCS Observation for Safer Cities in the Netherlands

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Holland's VCS Observation has been operating for 22 years. Its main goal is to get cities safer. CEO Wim van Deijzen tells us some of the challenges his company faces and how Huawei is helping to overcome these challenges.
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A Conversation With Serbia's Ministry of Interior

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At HCC 2014, the Assistant Minister of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia talks to us about his projects and corporation with Huawei. Solutions like Safe City and E-Government and services like cloud computing are just some of the areas his department is interested in.
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IHS Analyst Discusses eLTE at CCW 2014

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Thomas Lynch, associate director of critical communications at IHS Technology, talks about broadband in critical communications.
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TCAA on Huawei eLTE: A Broadband Solution for Mission-Critical Communications

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At CCW2014 in Singapore, the TCCA's Phil Kidner talks about the importance of broadband data for critical communications.
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Spotlight on Cisco: SDN for Optical Networks

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Cisco's Greg Nehib talks OpenFlow and more on the 'Software-Defined Networking for Optical Networks' panel at the Big Telecom Event in June 2014.
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Cisco's Evolved Programmable Network (EPN)

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A look at the various demos Cisco showed at Light Reading's Big Telecom Event highlighting Cisco's EPN innovation and how SDN and NFV technologies are enabling a variety of new services.
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The Future of Ultra-Broadband, With Kevin Kelly (UBBF2014)

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If you think the technological changes we've seen up to now are astounding, just wait until you see what the future has in store. Discuss upcoming breakthroughs with Kevin Kelly, Founding Executive Editor of Wired Magazine, at the Huawei Ultra-Broadband Forum on September 24.
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