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Lumentum Looks to Be a Buyer
News Analysis  | 
8/28/2015  |  1 comment
Despite past speculation about selling to Finisar, JDSU spinoff Lumentum could prove to be an acquirer.
Powerful Attraction: Utilities Still Love TDM
DOS Attack  | 
8/28/2015  |  Post a comment
The utility industry is keeping TDM alive, but maybe not for much longer.
Gigabites: Connecticut Fights the Gig Fight
News Analysis  | 
8/28/2015  |  1 comment
The CT Gig Project in Connecticut is getting pushback from local ISPs, and rural providers around the country are stepping up their gigabit game.
CEO Chat With Jeff Miller, ActiveVideo
Between the CEOs  | 
8/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Jeff Miller, President and CEO of ActiveVideo, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the impact of virtualization on the TV and video distribution market.
LTE-U Is Nicer to WiFi Than WiFi – Qualcomm
News Analysis  | 
8/28/2015  |  3 comments
The chipmaker, along with Verizon, is making a big push to show that it's tested LTE-U and found it ready to coexist with WiFi.
Championing Change: It's a Cultural Thing
Que Sera Sarah  | 
8/28/2015  |  3 comments
Join us in Dallas as we discuss how to build a positive company culture at Light Reading's next Women in Comms breakfast on Sept. 16 ahead of NFV Everywhere.
Read All of 'Silence Like Diamonds,' Our Original Sci-Fi Story
Wagner’s Ring  | 
8/28/2015  |  Post a comment
An unusual story in an unusual place.
Why OT Is HOT for Telecom Vendors
Shades of Ray  | 
8/27/2015  |  1 comment
With vendors needing to diversify, the utility sector's immediate challenges with their operational technology (OT) frameworks offer a great opportunity to win new business.
Equinix Drives Hybrid Trend to Colo Growth
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8/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Enterprises and service providers alike are looking to colocate more within the data center to support hybrid clouds.
Critical Infrastructure: Why Telecom Is Taking a Renewed Interest in the Utility Sector
Prime Reading  | 
8/27/2015  |  1 comment
Telecom vendors are taking an increasing interest in the utility industry's efforts to migrate to IP and secure critical infrastructure.
OpenFlow: Actually on the Ascent
Column  | 
8/27/2015  |  1 comment
Dan Pitt of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) lays down a challenge to OpenFlow's naysayers.
Dell Targets $6B Telco Data Center Sweet Spot
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2015  |  3 comments
Dell has identified an underserved data center market that it believes is worth $6 billion and has developed a specific portfolio -- that's a model that suits the New IP age.
Imagine Your Business Being More Agile
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Cisco's cloud and virtualization portfolio can increase business agility and innovation by building a more flexible network architecture.
Ciena Boosts 5430 Capacity, Deploys With SK Telecom
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
WaveLogic3 Extreme chipset pushes OTN switch capacity above 15 Tbit/s.
Huawei Wins SBC Deal at Telefónica
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8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Telefónica is to deploy Huawei's session border controller in Spain.
Global Services Forum Preview
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8/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's CEO and Founder Steve Saunders talks about Huawei's upcoming Global Services Forum with the help of Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan and Teresa Mastrangelo.
'Silence Like Diamonds' Concludes
Wagner’s Ring  | 
8/25/2015  |  2 comments
Be careful what you wish for.
Silence Like Diamonds – Finale: When in Rome
Faster-Than-Light Reading  | 
8/25/2015  |  1 comment
Yip and Marcus find out who kidnapped them -- and why.
The Pay's the Thing
DOS Attack  | 
8/24/2015  |  2 comments
Vendor CEOs make a lot of money, but we have a list of those who made more than most.
Latest Modules Drive Market Toward 400G
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/24/2015  |  Post a comment
The latest optical modules and semiconductor components are game-changers for 100G and will accelerate 400G adoption.
5 Must-Have Tech Partnerships for Carriers
Column  | 
8/24/2015  |  4 comments
Telecom carriers need to build, buy or partner for many of the technology enhancements they put into the networks or customer solutions each year.
Vendor CEO Comp: Cashing In, Cashing Out
Prime Reading  | 
8/24/2015  |  Post a comment
2014 was a lucrative year for the top dogs at telecom vendors, who were paid big bucks for driving turnarounds, M&A, continued relevancy or brand revivals.
Dell Unveils Its Datacenter Scalable Solutions
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8/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Dell has launched a business unit designed to meet the data center IT system needs of telcos, hosting firms and oil and gas companies.
Mirantis Secures OpenStack Kingpin Status With $100M Round, Intel Collaboration
News Analysis  | 
8/24/2015  |  2 comments
Mirantis lands its second $100 million funding round, adding Goldman Sachs to its backers, and brokers strategic development relationship with Intel.
Mirantis Lands $100M Funding Round
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8/24/2015  |  Post a comment
OpenStack specialist has secured a $100 million investment round and struck a technology development relationship with Intel.
Gigabites: CenturyLink Expands Gig-Powered IPTV
News Analysis  | 
8/21/2015  |  5 comments
CenturyLink is ramping up rollouts of its gigabit-powered Prism TV service, and momentum builds in gigabit cities around the country.
VeEX Pumps Up Its TX-Series Test Sets
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8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
VeEX has added a G.703 64K Codirectional Interface Testing option to its TX-Series test sets.
Fact-Checking the Future of 'Silence Like Diamonds'
Wagner’s Ring  | 
8/21/2015  |  7 comments
Everything is well researched, well thought out and almost certain to be wrong.
Silence Like Diamonds – Episode 9: Hacking an Escape
Faster-Than-Light Reading  | 
8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Yip and Markus find an unexpected ally.
New IP Drives Quarterly Growth at Brocade
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2015  |  3 comments
IP networking is smaller than Brocade's SAN business but it's growing fast, while the SAN business declined.
HP Reports Fiscal Q3
News Wire Feed  | 
8/20/2015  |  1 comment
Third quarter net revenue of $25.3 billion was down 8% from the prior-year period and down 2% on a constant currency basis.
Adtran Delivers a Faster Gigabit
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8/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Using New IP strategies, Adtran is increasing the speed of gigabit deployments by up to tenfold.
Metaswitch Unveils Calico 1.0
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8/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Metaswitch today announced Calico v1.0 , the production version of the cloud-based virtual networking platform it has been developing through open source.
Metaswitch Aiming Calico v1.0 at Containers
News Analysis  | 
8/20/2015  |  1 comment
Rapid industry shift to lighter-weight virtualization fits well with Calico's lighter-weight approach to virtual networking.
Private Equity Firm Bites on Voxbone
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2015  |  2 comments
Virtual phone number specialist Voxbone sells majority stake to a private equity firm and prepares for accelerated expansion, including M&A.
Fujitsu Embraces Disaggregated Optical Model
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Fujitsu jumps into the SDN/NFV game with a disaggregated optical architecture.
A Peek at What's Behind Comcast's Momentum
MariNation  | 
8/19/2015  |  12 comments
Comcast hasn't let a little thing like the failed acquisition of Time Warner Cable keep it down.
S3 Survey Shows Pay-TV Shift Toward Software
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8/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Pay-TV providers' reliability and innovation is no longer driven by the physical plant, but rather by software code, finds survey.
Eurobites: Telefónica Refreshes Its Routers With AlcaLu
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Netflix raises European prices; DT exec gets a dig in at online advertising; BBC upgrades iPlayer.
SDN Rockets From Crazy to Essential
Wagner’s Ring  | 
8/19/2015  |  5 comments
Previous technology innovations crawled along compared with adoption of SDN.
Big Switch Introduces SDN Upgrades & New Pricing Model
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Supports unified physical and virtual SDN for OpenStack, automation for VMware, support for 100G connectivity for monitoring, and elastic pricing for SDN.
AT&T Chooses Metaswitch Virtual SBC
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
AT&T says it will use Metaswitch's Perimeta virtualized session border controller to connect its 4G LTE networks with other carriers.
Metaswitch Relishes 'Disruptor' Role at AT&T
News Analysis  | 
8/18/2015  |  3 comments
Software vendor announces telecom giant's use of its Perimeta SBC, but also its role in aiding transition to virtualized operations.
Big Switch Debuts Elastic Pricing for SDN Fabric
News Analysis  | 
8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Also claims impressive 40% growth for six consecutive quarters and 365% growth year-over-year.
Keeping Secrets Is Hard in the Year 2030
Wagner’s Ring  | 
8/18/2015  |  6 comments
In Light Reading's original science fiction serial, 'Silence Like Diamonds,' encryption is broken, and security pros find lots of work.
Silence Like Diamonds – Episode 8: Automatic Kidnapping
Faster-Than-Light Reading  | 
8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Yip and Markus are taken to a cell, where the situation looks hopeless.
New IP Saves the Day
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8/18/2015  |  Post a comment
NEC Lands Deal at Oil Refinery in Kuwait
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8/17/2015  |  Post a comment
NEC to build telecommunications and security systems for large-scale oil refinery in Kuwait.
SKT Adopts Ericsson's Telco Cloud Platform
News Analysis  | 
8/17/2015  |  3 comments
South Korean operator is moving towards a deployment of Ericsson's HDS 8000 data center platform as part of its shift towards a software-defined cloud architecture.
Eurobites: Amazon Drones Could Launch First in UK
News Analysis  | 
8/17/2015  |  23 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: Zegona buys Telecable; PT Inovação lands role in multiple 5G projects; Zen Internet joins BT G.fast trials; Virgin Media plans WiFi rollout; NEC lands critical infrastructure job in Kuwait; Ooredoo nabs ISP license in Maldives; Metrological launches software tools for pay-TV providers.
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Against the odds, Huawei is growing its telecoms networking equipment business in the US -- that should be ringing some alarm bells for domestic vendors.
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CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
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Between the CEOs
CEO Chat With Jeff Miller, ActiveVideo

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Jeff Miller, President and CEO of ActiveVideo, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the impact of virtualization on the TV and video distribution market.
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Vodafone: Mobile Money Is About Customer Trust

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Light Reading spoke with Vodafone's Ian Ravenscroft about the unique responsibilities and opportunities facing operators handling customers' financial transactions over the network.
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Palo Alto Networks on Expanding in the Carrier/Service Provider Market

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Alfred Lee from Palo Alto Networks tells Steve Saunders about their new chassis-based system, the PA-7080, and how it can benefit service providers compared to legacy firewalls.
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Global Services Forum Preview

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Light Reading's CEO and Founder Steve Saunders talks about Huawei's upcoming Global Services Forum with the help of Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan and Teresa Mastrangelo.
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Infoblox on DNS Threat Index

8|19|15   |   04:39   |   (0) comments


Dilip Pillaipakam from Infoblox talks to Steve Saunders about his company's core network services.
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CEO Chat With Ihab Tarazi, Equinix

8|14|15   |   20:18   |   (1) comment


Equinix CTO Ihab Tarazi talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the dramatic changes in the data center, cloud and interconnect markets and discusses the impact of SDN and NFV in the coming years.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
The Netformx Ecosystem

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Ittai Bareket, CEO of Netformx, talks with Steve Saunders about the Netformx Ecosystem, which employs cutting-edge prescriptive analytics to help solution providers maximize profits.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Versa Networks on Leveraging VNFs

8|12|15   |   07:37   |   (0) comments


Kumar Mehta, founder and CEO of stealth mode startup Versa Networks, talks with Steve Saunders about how providers can best leverage virtualized network functions (VNFs).
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Transforming the Network Through OPNFV

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Sandra Rivera, VP Data Center Group; GM Network Platforms Group, Intel Corporation, on OPNFV Arno and how the industry is coming together to accelerate the deployment of NFV and transform the network.
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Huawei ONS Product Demo

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Huawei shows at Open Networking Summit 2015 in Santa Clara how its SDN and NFV solutions embrace openness.
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End-User or Enterprise Benefits to the New IP

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Andrew Coward discusses what the New IP means to end users or enterprise customers. He explains compelling reasons, including how every customer can get their own network, from the transformation to the New IP.
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Network Visibility & the New IP

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Mukund Srigopal provides an explanation of what network visibility is and how it is essential as service providers transition to the New IP. In addition, the importance of the network packet broker is discussed.
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