Light Reading
Content tagged with Ethernet/IP
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
Amazon Acquires Elemental for AWS
News Analysis  | 
9/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Amazon is acquiring video processing company Elemental Technologies and will fold it into Amazon Web Services.
Ciena Not Spooked by Q3 Revenue Miss
News Analysis  | 
9/3/2015  |  1 comment
Ciena surprised the sector with fiscal third-quarter revenue that fell well short of estimates, blaming "short term" customer issues.
Ciena Sales Lower Than Expected
News Wire Feed  | 
9/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Fiscal third-quarter revenue misses guidance range due to customer deployment delay, while earnings per share increases.
Ciena Names Locoh-Donou COO
News Wire Feed  | 
9/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Long-time Ciena employee will take over responsibility for Ciena's Global Field Organization.
Hilton San Francisco Union Square Upgrades With Comcast Fiber
News Wire Feed  | 
9/3/2015  |  Post a comment
With the upgrade, Hilton San Francisco Union Square has moved from two Internet circuits of 500 Mbit/s to two dedicated 1Gbit/s circuits, upgradable to 10 Gbit/s.
Carolina Town Becomes First US 10-Gig City
News Analysis  | 
9/3/2015  |  9 comments
Salisbury, North Carolina is the first city in the US to debut broadband service with speeds up to 10 Gbit/s.
Open Source CloudRouter Goes to Production
News Wire Feed  | 
9/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Designed for carrier-grade stability and security, for network operators looking to get started with SDN.
Metaswitch's New CEO Martin Lund Discusses His Role
Between the CEOs  | 
9/2/2015  |  2 comments
Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers with the agility to embrace new technologies quickly and the ability to deliver on substantial projects for global network operators.
Comcast Puts a Price on Unlimited Data Plans
News Analysis  | 
9/2/2015  |  5 comments
Comcast is testing an Unlimited Data Option that lets users avoid overage fees for an extra $30 per month.
Thomson Video Networks, Expway Demo HEVC With LTE Multicast
News Wire Feed  | 
9/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Combines the compression performance of live HEVC video with the efficiency of LTE multicast distribution technology.
Envivio Breaks Ground With Virtual Video Headend
News Wire Feed  | 
9/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Video providers will be able to deliver traditional TV and multiscreen services from a single encoder.
Adtran Builds on Network Virtualization With Open APIs
News Wire Feed  | 
9/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Programming interface makes it easier for service providers and third-party developers to customize application and service offerings.
Assuring Performance in Hybrid Virtualized Networks
Column  | 
9/2/2015  |  5 comments
Can network appliances be virtualized and still provide high performance at high speeds?
Open Source Router Makes Production Debut
News Analysis  | 
9/2/2015  |  1 comment
An open source platform for DIY SDN.
Credo Semiconductor Raises $8M
News Wire Feed  | 
9/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Walden International leads Series A round for developer of Serializer-Deserializer (SerDes) interconnect solutions for data centers and enterprise networks.
ADB Revamps, Reveals Its Soft Side
News Analysis  | 
9/1/2015  |  3 comments
Betting on the success of a new open-standards platform and touting its IoT credentials.
Ciena Watchers Expecting Solid Q3 Results
News Analysis  | 
9/1/2015  |  1 comment
Financial markets are plunging, but the news for Ciena is looking pretty positive.
Apple & Cisco Plot an Enterprise Fast Lane
News Analysis  | 
9/1/2015  |  4 comments
Pair are working together to optimize iOS devices in the enterprise, including plans for a Fast Lane to give bandwidth priority to important enterprise apps.
Cedexis X-Rays the Internet With Radar Live
News Analysis  | 
9/1/2015  |  3 comments
The new Cedexis Radar Live service provides an unprecedented look at real-time Internet performance.
Ex-AlcaLu Boss Tasked With Bolstering Altice
News Analysis  | 
9/1/2015  |  9 comments
Michel Combes has been confirmed as the new chief operating officer of Altice, where he already looks under pressure to boost efficiency.
Ericsson Boasts Silicon Photonics R&D Breakthrough
News Wire Feed  | 
8/31/2015  |  Post a comment
European research project IRIS, backed by Ericsson and others, claims to have developed a silicon photonics switch designed for housing thousands of optical circuits on a single chip.
NSX Helps Networks Cloudify – VMware
News Analysis  | 
8/31/2015  |  Post a comment
Helps network operators break organizational silos.
Big Year Looming for AT&T Biz Services?
News Analysis  | 
8/31/2015  |  1 comment
The aggressive transformation of AT&T puts the company in position to land more multi-national corporation business, says one analyst.
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  |  6 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  |  5 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
News Analysis  | 
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  |  3 comments
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
Sponsored Infographics  | 
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
News Wire Feed  | 
8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
WaveLogic3 Extreme chipset pushes OTN switch capacity above 15 Tbit/s.
Huawei Wins SBC Deal at Telefónica
News Wire Feed  | 
8/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Telefónica is to deploy Huawei's session border controller in Spain.
Global Services Forum Preview
LRTV Custom TV  | 
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  |  14 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
News Wire Feed  | 
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
News Wire Feed  | 
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
News Wire Feed  | 
8/21/2015  |  Post a comment
VeEX has added a G.703 64K Codirectional Interface Testing option to its TX-Series test sets.
Page 1 / 2   >   >>


From The Founder
Against the odds, Huawei is growing its telecoms networking equipment business in the US -- that should be ringing some alarm bells for domestic vendors.
Flash Poll
Live Streaming Video
CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
Moderator: Ray LeMaistre Panelists: Jeremy Bye, Leonard Sheahan
Between the CEOs
Metaswitch's New CEO Martin Lund Discusses His Role

9|2|15   |   11:27   |   (2) comments


Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Nominum on Leveraging the Power of DNS to Deliver Superior Subscriber Experiences

9|2|15   |   07:13   |   (0) comments


Nominum CEO Gary Messiana talks about the challenges service providers face in competing for a much more sophisticated customer, a customer that has heightened expectations for more personalized and compelling digital experiences. Providers are focusing their efforts on delivering higher value subscriber services, retaining their existing customers and increasing ...
Between the CEOs
CEO Chat With Jeff Miller, ActiveVideo

8|28|15   |   19:05   |   (0) comments


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.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Vodafone: Mobile Money Is About Customer Trust

8|27|15   |   06.36   |   (0) comments


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

8|26|15   |   07:54   |   (0) comments


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.
LRTV Custom TV
Global Services Forum Preview

8|25|15   |   02:36   |   (0) comments


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.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
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.
Between the CEOs
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

8|14|15   |   09:39   |   (1) comment


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).
LRTV Custom TV
Transforming the Network Through OPNFV

8|5|15   |   7:09   |   (0) comments


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.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei ONS Product Demo

8|3|15   |   6:01   |   (0) comments


Huawei shows at Open Networking Summit 2015 in Santa Clara how its SDN and NFV solutions embrace openness.
Upcoming Live Events
September 16-17, 2015, The Westin Galleria Dallas, Dallas, TX
September 16, 2015, The Westin Galleria Dallas, Dallas, TX
September 16, 2015, The Westin Galleria Dallas, Dallas, TX
September 29-30, 2015, The Westin Grand Müchen, Munich, Germany
October 14-15, 2015, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
November 5, 2015, Hilton Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA
November 17, 2015, Santa Clara, California
December 1, 2015, The Westin Times Square, New York City
December 2, 2015, The Westin Times Square, New York City
All Upcoming Live Events
Infographics
Cisco's cloud and virtualization portfolio can increase business agility and innovation by building a more flexible network architecture.
Hot Topics
T-Mobile CEO Plays Data Traffic Cop
Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 8/31/2015
CEO Chat With Bill Gates
Steve Saunders, CEO and founder, Light Reading, 8/31/2015
Time to Monetize Cable WiFi
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 8/31/2015
Ex-AlcaLu Boss Tasked With Bolstering Altice
Iain Morris, News Editor, 9/1/2015
New Apple TV: More $$, Not Content – Report
Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 8/31/2015
Like Us on Facebook
Twitter Feed
September 16, 2015
Wi-Fi First or Second?
September 22, 2015
Media Begins With “Me”
Webinar Archive
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers with the agility to embrace new technologies quickly and the ability to deliver on substantial projects for global network operators.
The scene: Last Saturday, lunchtime, the interior of a shi-shi-foo-foo eatery in Manhattan's SoHo district.
Cats with Phones
It's a New Age... Click Here
When smartphones replace stuffed animals.