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UK 'Open' Smart City Shows Faith in SDN
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2/27/2015  |  2 comments
'Open programmable city' initiative in Bristol, UK, has SDN-enabled switches from optical vendor Polatis at its core.
Comcast Business Named Fastest Growing Ethernet Provider
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2/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Expanded focus on data center and cloud connectivity, award-winning new Ethernet @Home service and customer momentum helped fuel second consecutive year as the fastest growing U.S. Ethernet provider.
HP in Talks to Buy Aruba – Report
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2/26/2015  |  1 comment
HP is believed to be in discussions to acquire WiFi networking vendor Aruba and could announce it at Mobile World Congress.
MEF Launches Lifecycle Service Orchestration Report
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2/25/2015  |  Post a comment
The MEF has issued a report on what it is calling Lifecycle Service Orchestration, calling it a key enabler of dynamic service provisioning and delivery.
Telstra Global Deploys Metaswitch IP Voice Gear
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2/25/2015  |  1 comment
Metaswitch upgrades Telstra Global's TDM and IP voice network.
Is DT About to Blow Our SDN Socks Off?
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2/25/2015  |  6 comments
It's Deutsche Telekom's Capital Markets day on February 26 & 27, and I'm expecting some big news around its SDN and NFV strategy.
BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better
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2/25/2015  |  4 comments
This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
New Ciena Products Target Web-Scale Evolution
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2/25/2015  |  Post a comment
New Ciena chipsets and a metro software architecture boost bandwidth and flexibility in optical networks to support web-scale applications.
Telstra Gains International CE 2.0 Certification
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2/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Certifications for international Ethernet products follow earlier Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certifications for domestic products.
Huawei Promises 4.5G & LTE-M in 2016
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2/24/2015  |  2 comments
Ahead of MWC, vendor pitches details of next step from LTE-A, unveils its LTE-M strategy for cellular IoT, talks up new video optimization capabilities and unveils a digital-friendly BSS.
MWC: Let the Madness Begin
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2/23/2015  |  9 comments
Are you all strapped in? Then let's talk 5G, NFV, IoT, security and anything else that rhymes with LTE… oh, and tapas…
Telekom Austria Builds Multi-Vendor NFV 4G Core
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2/23/2015  |  2 comments
Telekom Austria subsidiary Vip Mobile trials a virtual 4G service delivery stack for VoLTE services using technology from multiple specialist vendors.
Aryaka Hires CFO With M&A, IPO Experience
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
WAN optimization provider picks former Chordiant and Tahoe Networks executive Kelly Hicks to lead financial strategy and operations.
The New IP in Pics: It Must Be Art!
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Photos from the show where attendees learned about turning their networks into innovation and profit centers.
Ericsson: Performance, Agility, Personalization All Matter
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
The next generation of services isn't about more bandwidth alone but the ability to customize and bring things to market faster, exec tells New IP audience.
GTT Buys MegaPath's Managed Services Unit
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
GTT expands its managed services with the acquisition, while MegaPath continues to pare down.
Cisco's Ahuja: CSPs Need to Think Like Restaurateurs
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Enterprises and consumers care about getting the network services they've ordered, not the ingredients and recipe.
Virgin Media Business, Arqiva Team on 4G Small Cell Backhaul
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Virgin Media Business and infrastructure specialist Arqiva have joined forces to offer the UK's mobile operators a small cell site and connectivity package in multiple major cities.
NEC Touts Unified OSS for SDN
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
NEC says it has developed configuration software that can be applied to multiple types of networks and which supports the implementation of SDN capabilities.
IP Storage Attracts Attention as Brocade Boosts Its Margins
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
New IP storage capabilities attracted analyst attention during Brocade's fiscal first quarter earnings call, which highlighted the vendor's improving sales and margins.
Network Services Key to SDN Strategies, Says AlcaLu's Alwan
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Basil Alwan, president of IP routing and transport at Alcatel-Lucent, says speedy configuration is a massive opportunity as services become decoupled from the infrastructure.
Telekom Austria Completes vCPE Trial
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Telekom Austria has put a virtual CPE set-up from NEC and its software subsidiary NetCracker through its paces.
Arista Revenue, Profit Soar in Q4
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
The data center networking vendor reported strong revenue and net income growth for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014, but issue soft guidance for Q1 2015.
Google: OpenConfig Grows, Goes Commercial
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2/19/2015  |  3 comments
Informal large carrier group focused on common data models is moving rapidly toward initial deployments.
Women in Telecom: Collaboration Critical to New IP
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2/19/2015  |  8 comments
Panelists at Light Reading's Women in Telecom discuss the technology and cultural changes that the New IP brings about, and why women have a big role to play in it.
Ericsson Revamps Its RAN With RBS 6000 Successor
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2/19/2015  |  1 comment
As part of its pre-MWC news blast, Ericsson announces the successor to its highly successful base station and talks small cells, analytics, backhaul and more.
Ericsson Offers Digital Telco Transformation
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor combines services, integration and OSS/BSS tools to offer a digital transformation package.
Ericsson Unveils New Router Family
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
New Ericsson 6000 series of routers integrates radio and IP transport.
Deutsche Telekom Says Europe Risks Being 5G Flop
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2/19/2015  |  2 comments
Claudia Nemat, Deutsche Telekom's European boss, has issued a stark warning to Europe's technology players.
Cyan Claims Carrier Wins, Revenue Jumps
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2/18/2015  |  1 comment
Cyan reports growing revenue and two service provider wins for NFV orchestration.
Equinix Puts Infinera in Data Centers
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2/18/2015  |  1 comment
Data center and exchange operator deploys DTN-X in locations in Frankfurt, Toronto and Singapore.
Cyan Posts Q4 Revenue Jump
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2/18/2015  |  2 comments
After adjusting its revenue outlook upward, Cyan reports a revenue jump of 46% between the third quarter and fourth quarter of 2014.
ADVA to Demo Virtualized Mobile Backhaul at MWC
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2/18/2015  |  Post a comment
ADVA optical networking to demonstrate virtualization in radio access backhaul networks at Mobile World Congress. New programmable Ethernet access device key to deploying virtual network functions for mobile industry.
Alcatel-Lucent Pitches Its 400G IP Gear at DCI Market
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2/18/2015  |  2 comments
Vendor pitches its single-port 400G IP-over-DWDM capabilities at operators needing greater capacity between data centers and their metro and core networks.
Sonic Pushes Free Gigabit to California Schools
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2/18/2015  |  10 comments
The ISP is offering to connect schools in Northern California to its gigabit network for free if enough users sign on.
Clavister Wins Security Deal With APAC Telco
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2/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Signs agreement to secure business critical infrastructure used by millions of subscribers.
Nokia Offers Virtual OSS, VNF Service
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2/17/2015  |  1 comment
Vendor's pre-MWC media blitz includes cloud-ready OSS and BSS, an NFV assessment service and enhancements to its Radio Cloud proposition, including Ethernet-based fronthaul.
NFV Gets Real
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2/17/2015  |  Post a comment
If NFV is to progress, proofs of concept and trials need to come out of the lab and into live networks in 2015.
AT&T Joins KC Gigabit Battleground
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2/16/2015  |  5 comments
AT&T launches U-verse with Gigapower in parts of Kansas City, going head-to-head with Google Fiber and other providers.
Alabama Expanse Gets Upgraded to a Gig
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2/12/2015  |  8 comments
A telecom co-op in northeastern Alabama upgrades its entire fiber network to gigabit speeds for residents and businesses.
OIF's FlexEthernet Project Targets DCI
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2/12/2015  |  Post a comment
New specs would define how to set up faster Ethernet connections between data centers in advance of newer IEEE Ethernet definitions.
RAD Lands Major MiNID Deal in China
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2/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Tier 1 Chinese operator to deploy RAD's miniature programmable NIDs.
OIF Aims to Enable More Flexible Ethernet
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2/12/2015  |  1 comment
The Optical Internetworking Forum is launching a project for FlexEthernet to enable services at speeds other than today's fixed rates, aimed primarily at faster data center interconnection.
Going Green in 2015
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2/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Energy efficiency is set to be an incredibly hot topic in the telecom industry this year.
Cloud Not Yet Raining Cash for CenturyLink
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2/11/2015  |  5 comments
Hosting revenues, including cloud services, disappoint in Q4, but company execs see brighter days ahead in the second half of 2015.
Bell Labs: IP/Optical Integration Saves Resources
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2/11/2015  |  3 comments
Bell Labs study suggests integrating IP routing and optical transport uses 40% fewer network resources than 100G router ports and optical transponders.
Masergy's Cloud Router Solves CPE Dilemma
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2/11/2015  |  1 comment
New service eliminates premises box entirely with virtualized routing based in a Masergy colo.
Comcast Business Aids Alliance
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2/11/2015  |  Post a comment
Non-profit organization using Ethernet and voice services from Comcast Business to connect six locations across the Baltimore metropolitan area.
Atlantic Broadband & Miami Data Vault Announce Partnership
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2/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Atlantic Broadband and Miami Data Vault partner to deliver unparalleled business services to global and local customers.
Cisco Takes Open Source Route to Policy Revamp
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2/10/2015  |  2 comments
The Noiro Networks group is separated by a figurative firewall from the rest of Cisco. But don't jump to conclusions — it's still part of the company.
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Huawei Shares Its Vision of the Future of Mobile Networks Innovations

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Mobile broadband is changing our lives. It's reshaping the Internet, industry, and society. It allows us to freely connect with one another anytime, anywhere. At this year's Mobile World Congress, Huawei will share its latest insights and newest ideas and technologies that will shape the future of MBB. They will showcase their end-to-end MBB solutions that will ...
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Accelerate Digitizing, Boost Digital Business

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A new digital revolution is leading us to a better connected world. Together with millions of digital partners, Huawei will help CSPs to build their digital service ecosystem and aggregate a wide variety of digital services. In this video, we find out how Huawei is going to help CSPs implement digital operations.
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The Secret Recipe to Enabling Hyper-Growth Industries

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With a number of successful cases on network capability exposure, Huawei is going to share the secret recipe to enabling hyper-growth markets with a step-by-step approach.
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BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better

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This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
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Light Reading ICT Leaders Roundtable at MWC 2015

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On Sunday March 1, 2015, Light Reading will host an ICT Leaders Roundtable in partnership with Huawei. At this half-day event, CIOs, analysts and researchers will discuss key industry trends like virtualization in the cloud with a specific focus on new business models. Located at the luxurious Renaissance Hotel near the Fira Barcelona, space is limited so please ...
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Going Green in 2015

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Energy efficiency is set to be an incredibly hot topic in the telecom industry this year.
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SDN & NFV: Where Are We Going From Here?

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Vitesse Semiconductor CTO Martin Nuss gives his perspective on why SDN and NFV should be tightly interconnected and how he sees the industry moving forward.
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Time for Gigabit Europe?

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Gigabit broadband networks are springing up all around the US and they'll soon become more commonplace in Europe.
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Brocade Brings New IP Vision to 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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In December 2014, Light Reading gathered telecom executives in Reykjavik, Iceland to discuss their vision for high-capacity networks through the end of the decade. The intimate, interactive meeting was set against the backdrop of Iceland's spectacular natural beauty. As one of the event's founding sponsors, Brocade's Kelly Herrell shared his company's strategy at ...
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Brocade's Kelly Herrell on the New IP

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Brocade VP of Software Networking Kelly Herrell at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Brocade's approach to the New IP, the future of the telecom industry, and more.
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Dr. Dong Sun Talks About Carriers' Digital Transformation & Huawei’s Telco OS

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Dr. Dong Sun, Chief Architect of Digital Transformation Solutions at Huawei, discusses how telecom operators can become digital ecosystem enablers and deliver optimal user experiences that are in real-time, on-demand, all-online, DIY and social (ROADS).
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Huawei's Chief Network Architect Talks about Network Experience & Operators’ Strategies

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In the digital age, network experience has become the primary productivity especially for telecom operators. In this video, Wenshuan Dang, Huawei’s Chief Network Architect, discusses how carriers can tackle the challenge of infrastructure complexity in order to enhance business agility and improve user experience.
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