Content tagged with Optical
The Security Challenge of SDN
LRTV Documentaries | 5/19/2015 | Post a comment
CenturyLink VP James Feger discusses concerns that virtualization could create new vulnerabilities unless network operators build in safeguards.
ECI Intros New 400G Flex Grid Blade
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2015 | Post a comment
ECI introduces the Truly Elastic 400G Flex Grid Blade suited to service providers and data center operators. ECI’s 400G Blade will be showcased at the Big Telecom Event in Chicago and WDM and Next Generation Optical Networking in Nice in June.
Wilcon Expands in Hollywood
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2015 | Post a comment
Fiber and data center operator expands on its existing footprint by building out in the Hollywood Media District to keep pace with growing demand.
The Need for Speed
Column | 5/8/2015 | 2 comments
How fast is too fast in terms of communication? Unless our lives and actions start being measured in seconds, do we really need a 43 Tbps connection to fulfill our everyday tasks?
The Future of Carrier SDN Networks
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/7/2015 | 8 comments
What are the biggest SDN questions facing service providers today? Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin highlights the major talking points as he prepares for a full day's debate in Denver.
Infinera, Arista Team on Metro DCI
News Wire Feed | 5/5/2015 | 1 comment
Infinera and Arista are teaming up to create a metro data center interconnect approach that combines their respective optical and switching products.
From The Founder
Last week I dropped in on "Hotlanta," Georgia to moderate Light Reading's inaugural DroneComm
conference – a unique colloquium investigating the potential for drone communications to disrupt the world's telecom ecosystem. As you will see, it was a day of exploration and epiphany...
Upcoming Live Events
June 8, 2015, Chicago, IL
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October 6, 2015, Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta, GA
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November 5, 2015, London, UK
Network functions virtualization (NFV) is not the easiest of topics to take on board, so here's a Light Reading infographic, developed following conversations with the folks at HP, that helps make sense of where NFV is taking the industry.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
With 200 customers in 60 countries, Stockholm-based Net Insight has carved out a solid leadership position in one of the hottest vertical markets going in comms right now: helping service providers and broadcasters deliver video and other multimedia traffic over IP networks. How has Net Insight managed to achieve this success in the face of immense competition from the industry giants?
My ongoing interview tour of the leading minds of the telecom industry recently took me to Richardson, Texas, where I met with Rod Naphan, CTO and SVP, Solutions, ...
I recently popped down to Texas to chat with CEO Eric L. Pratt about his company, Taqua.
Cats with Phones
Too Fluffy to Talk Click Here
Elmer found that his bountiful fur got in the way of meaningful conversation.