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Colt Launches PrizmNet for Financial Services Firms
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4/17/2015  |  Post a comment
Launch partners include NLX, Nasdaq, JPX and Aquis Exchange.
Leadership Change in Store for CESRs
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4/16/2015  |  1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent is close to taking carrier Ethernet switch/router market-share leadership away from Cisco.
Integra Extends Network to 3,000 Buildings
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Regional network operator grows significantly in four Western US markets and across its footprint follows recent shift to two business units.
ViaWest Lives Off the Edge
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Data center operator has been succeeding in second-tier markets away from the coastal big cities, but it's hungry for expansion.
ADVA Announces ConnectGuard Security Suite
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
ADVA offers transport-layer security for data center interconnection and Ethernet-layer security as data protection at all levels becomes more critical.
Atlanta Hawks Strike Deal With Comcast Business
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
The Atlanta Hawks put full court press on new technology with Comcast Business.
Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent to Combine
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
All-share transaction values Alcatel-Lucent at €15.6 billion (US$16.6 billion), producing a company with a combined €26 billion ($27.7 billion) annual revenues.
Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent: What's Going On?
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4/15/2015  |  7 comments
There's a lot to take in regarding the planned combination of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent – here's a quick guide to our coverage.
Brocade Investing $300M in India
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Opening state-of-the art development center in Bangalore and will invest $300 million in India over five years.
Nokia to Claim #2 Carrier Vendor Ranking
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4/15/2015  |  4 comments
Nokia elevates itself beyond Huawei to become the second-largest carrier equipment vendor when combined with Alcatel-Lucent.
Nokia Makes €15.6B Bid for Alcatel-Lucent
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4/15/2015  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor to acquire French rival in all-share transaction and create a communications networking giant with annual revenues of $27.7 billion.
A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
CLECs Feasting on Data Center Growth
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Interconnecting data centers and connecting enterprises to the cloud are two bastions of current CLEC growth and expansion.
How Do Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent Stack Up?
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4/14/2015  |  2 comments
Light Reading takes a closer look at the strengths and recent financial performance of the two vendors as they negotiate a possible merger.
Nokia + AlcaLu: What the Analysts Say
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4/14/2015  |  5 comments
What do industry analysts think of the news that Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent are in merger talks?
Eurobites: Mystery Bid in for Telekom Slovenije
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica Germany upgrades mobile backhaul with Coriant; Swisscom's next-gen teletext; DataSift loses Twitter feed.
Nokia/AlcaLu: The Key Friction Points
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4/14/2015  |  4 comments
The potential merger of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent will throw a spotlight on some key decisions that need to be made, particularly related to the wireless portfolio, IP relationships and management of the combined company.
ViaWest Looks East, North, After Shaw Acquisition
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4/14/2015  |  1 comment
After being bought by Shaw Communications last year, regional data center operator ViaWest is continuing to expand, confident that demand will follow.
Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent in Merger Talks
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4/14/2015  |  7 comments
Network infrastructure vendors confirm they are in talks about a deal to create a $27 billion giant.
CTS Telecom Deploys BTI's Carrier Ethernet Gear
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4/13/2015  |  Post a comment
BTI Systems propels CTS Telecom's transition to next-generation gigabit packet optical services.
Cisco Ready for More SDN & Cloud Tests
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4/13/2015  |  1 comment
The recent independent test of its cloud and service provider virtualization systems has left Cisco keen for more third-party assessments.
Cyan Lands Indatel for 100G, Names Rural Customers
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4/13/2015  |  Post a comment
Cyan today announced multiple wins for its packet-optical transport gear and SDN software including deployment of 100G services by Indatel, a national group of wholesale carriers.
Global Capacity Adds MPLS to Its Service Mix
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4/13/2015  |  Post a comment
With integration of Megapath's Layer 3 capabilities, Global Capacity now extends MPLS VPNs to 98% of US businesses.
Global Capacity Expands MPLS Nationally
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4/13/2015  |  1 comment
Global Capacity today announced a major expansion of its MPLS services over its One Marketplace backbone for wholesale customers.
Level 3, Cisco Team to Squash Major Botnet
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4/13/2015  |  5 comments
Collaboration of this kind should be more common, Level 3 exec says after his team and Cisco's go beyond identifying the problem to trying to fix it.
Oracle: NFV, SDN Require Agility, Automation
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4/10/2015  |  4 comments
OSS/BSS transformation key to getting the most out of the move to virtualization, Oracle execs emphasize at their customer event.
Telco Consortium IFN Chooses Ciena
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4/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendors supports optical network and Ethernet service expansion announced by Indiana Fiber Network in February.
Infinera Coming Closer to Mastering the Metro
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4/9/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera's Transmode acquisition gives it a metro aggregation product family in can leverage now, while planning a longer-term hardware integration.
Brocade Bows Campus Switch
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4/7/2015  |  Post a comment
Enterprise stackable Brocade ICX 7250 boasts industry's highest 10 GbE Ethernet port density of any switch in its class, to meet bandwidth needs of video and wireless traffic, Brocade says.
Comcast Expands Fiber Network in Denver
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4/7/2015  |  Post a comment
Multi-million dollar network enhancement will provide new choices for scalable, high-performance Ethernet, Internet, WiFi and advanced voice services.
Cisco: Don't Be Surprised At Verizon Optical Deal
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4/7/2015  |  4 comments
Cisco's top optical executive gets 'defensive' when people say they didn't know the company has an optical business.
SDN Powers AT&T's Rapid On-Demand Expansion
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4/7/2015  |  4 comments
Switched Ethernet now available as Network on Demand service in 100 cities across the AT&T 21-state footprint.
AT&T Expands Network on Demand to 100 Cities
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4/7/2015  |  Post a comment
AT&T is making expanding the Network on Demand capability of its managed Switched Ethernet Service to 100 cities, from its current six.
365 Opens Nashville Internet Exchange
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4/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Citing video-fueled Internet traffic explosion, colo provider announces new Internet exchange to eliminate need to backhaul traffic.
365 Data Centers Opens Nashville Internet Exchange
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4/6/2015  |  Post a comment
365 Data Centers is opening an Internet exchange in downtown Nashville to allow content companies, CDNs and others to connect directly to the Internet and not backhaul traffic hundreds of miles.
ECI Taps Valdivielso as EMEA Sales VP
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4/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Former executive with NSN and others will now tout ECI's new elastic network strategy to European customers.
Comcast Business to Expand Multi-Gigabit Ethernet in East Bay
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4/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Infrastructure build in response to rapid business growth and demand for cutting-edge technology in East Bay, provides hundreds of businesses with high-speed Internet.
Juniper Introduces Compact Switch Targeting Financial Institutions
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4/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Designed to improve performance of applications that handle market data feeds, social media feeds, order execution routing and big data analytics.
Vodafone Expands in the Americas
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4/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Vodafone Americas is set to open a Customer Experience Center in NYC to serve its 400 customers in the US.
Pics From OFC: Blinded by the Light
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4/2/2015  |  3 comments
This year's Optical Fiber Communication (OFC) Conference and Exposition took place in the welcome heat of Los Angeles -- check out our pics from the show.
Arista CFO Quits
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4/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Andreas Bechtolsheim to serve as acting chief financial officer.
My Ericsson Epiphany
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4/2/2015  |  13 comments
The Swedish vendor has undergone a significant transformation during the past few years, adjusting to the demands of next-generation communications companies.
Cisco to Acquire Embrane for Network Services
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4/1/2015  |  4 comments
Embrane makes lifecycle management software for virtual network appliances. They're snappy dressers too.
Business Fiber Penetration Hits 42.5% in US
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4/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Boom in fiber buildouts continues with steady growth from 10.9% in 2004.
Startup Virtualizes Management Team
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4/1/2015  |  5 comments
White boxes run the company, says administrator.
Open Source CloudRouter Debuts
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3/31/2015  |  Post a comment
Software router is designed for advanced networking and cloud interconnection.
Open Source 'CloudRouter' Aims to Simplify Cloud Migration
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3/31/2015  |  1 comment
The software is designed to run anywhere, on bare metal, as a virtual image in a hypervisor, or in container images in the cloud.
Arista Offers EOS as Subscription Software
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3/31/2015  |  Post a comment
Looking to make network licensing more flexible and predictable.
Comcast Business Launches 10 Gbit's Ethernet in Connecticut
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3/30/2015  |  1 comment
Comcast Business launches 10 Gigabit-per-Second ethernet services across six towns and cities in New London County, Conn.
ALU, Verizon Tune In to Wavelength Routing
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3/30/2015  |  1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent adds Wave Router Engine software to existing 100G hardware to achieve new level of wavelength routing and management.
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The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization

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Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.
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AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface

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Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
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AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.
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Huawei's Data Center Power Play

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Huawei has developed industry-leading energy efficiency capabilities for its indoor and outdoor data center solutions, explains Dr. Fang Liangzhou, vice president of Huawei's Network Energy product Line.
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Huawei’s Routers, Switches Get the Green Mark

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TUV Rheinland's Frank Dudley explains how Huawei's routers and switches have been successfully tested by energy efficiency experts and have gained Green Mark Certification.
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A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...

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Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
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Accounting for Better Solutions

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Murad Yousuf, CTO at Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Finance (Dept. of Zakat & Income Tax), talks about the benefits of deploying router technology from Huawei.
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What's in Store for Huawei & DataCore?

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At the CeBIT trade show in Hannover, Germany, George Teixeira, CEO of software-defined storage (SDS) specialist DataCore Software, explains why he has just signed a partnership agreement with Huawei Technologies.
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Du Puts Its Faith in Huawei's Routers

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Adnan Masood, director of Enterprise MS Solutions Marketing at du, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) operator also known as Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, explains why his company chose to use Huawei's multifunctional AR routers as part of its managed enterprise services.
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Huawei Gets Active in the Data Center

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With enterprise users looking to maximize the use of their data center assets, Huawei’s Chief Architect & Technical Director of IT Data Center Solutions, Bruce Su, explains how the company's six-layer active-active data center solution is eradicating the need to deploy passive, redundant data center assets.
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Blue Consult & Huawei for a Better Solution

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Martin Rott, CEO, and Marc Metzler, head of sales virtualization, from Germany's Blue Consult discuss their collaboration with Huawei and TrendMicro to develop a secure, scalable IT platform that can meet the needs of the most demanding enterprise users.
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Beach Petroleum on eLTE & Mining

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Network systems integrator Jeremy Hamlyn explains how Huawei's secure packet-based trunking communications system, eLTE, can help remote communities and companies in the mining, oil and gas sectors, deploy efficient communications networks that are perfect for video and data as well as voice.
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