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Leading Lights 2015 Winners' Video
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7/7/2015  |  Post a comment
Hear what the Leading Lights 2015 winners had to say after they picked up their awards in Chicago.
AlcaLu Lands $1B+ Deals in China
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7/3/2015  |  3 comments
Alcatel-Lucent has struck frame agreements with China Mobile and China Unicom for fixed, mobile, IP, optical and NFV and SDN technology valued at up to US$1.3 billion.
Alcatel-Lucent Lands Deals at China Mobile, China Unicom
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7/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor signs frame agreements for broadband and cloud technologies with two major operators in China.
Gemalto Game for Growing Encryption Demand
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7/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Gemalto adds a new product to its SafeNet family to address growing high-speed encryption needs in networking.
Eurobites: NORMA Joins the 5G Fight
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7/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Danish joint venture appoints CEO; Interoute throws down the gauntlet; Italian quartet face the music.
Interoute Claims Transatlantic Cloud Service Bragging Rights
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7/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Interoute cites test results that say its transatlantic cloud service delivers greater throughout and lower latency than Amazon AWS, Rackspace and Microsoft Azure.
Socionext Touts Role in Record-Breaking Optical Trial
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7/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Components vendor Socionext played an integral role in the recent record-breaking optical transmission field trial of 38.4 Tbit/s over 762 kilometers involving Orange, Coriant, Ekinops and Keopsys.
redIT Deploys Coriant 7100 Nano for DCI
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
IT services unit of KIO Networks expands on multitude of Coriant gear already in its network.
Gemalto Launches 100G Multi-Link Encryption
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Single unit enables 10x10G aggregate encryption for networks of service providers, data centers, enterprises.
Infinera Enhances Offer to Transmode Shareholders
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera has added an all-cash alternative offer to lure Transmode shareholders, in addition to its original offer of a mixture of $350 million in cash and stock.
Ciena Adds New CPE to Its Agility Matrix
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6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Ciena has extended its Agility Matrix strategy to include CPE supporting virtual network functions.
Eurobites: Telefónica, China Unicom Double Up on Devices
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6/29/2015  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Infinera enhances bid for Sweden's Transmode; Huawei claims LTE breakthrough on French trains; charging mobiles though movement.
Alcatel-Lucent & CESNET Test 400G
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
AlcaLu's latest 400G demonstration involves research and education network infrastructure in the Czech Republic.
Proximus Trials 1Tbit/s With Huawei
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Belgian incumbent operator uses single OTN card from Huawei with transmission capabilities of 1 Tbit/s in trail on its backbone network.
Eurobites: Proximus, Huawei in 1Tbit/s Trial
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6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARCEP investigates Orange/Iliad roaming deal; TeliaSonera's management shake-up; Vivendi ups stake in Telecom Italia.
Polatis Launches New Fiber Layer Protection Switch
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6/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Polatis 6000n Protection Services Switch aims to be more economical alternative to protection switch modules as 100G proliferates.
Infinera Expands Cloud Xpress Family for High-Capacity Datacenter Interconnect
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera expands Cloud Xpress family for high-capacity datacenter interconnect.
BTI Sees Boom in 100G Ports
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
As of the first quarter, 20 of 21 customers have used BTI 7800 for 100G deployments.
Coriant, Orange Claim C-band Transmission Record
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Field trial involves a variety of modulation formats, including longest distance ever for 32 QAM and 64 QAM in a live environment.
Tiscali Picks Alcatel-Lucent's 100G
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Upgrade to optical transport network and submarine links will allow Tiscali to offer high-capacity services in response to meet existing subscriber demand and new public administration customers.
Transmode Launches Terabit Packet Transport Switch
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Transmode announces next generation of high-density and low-power Terabit Packet Transport Switch.
HUGO Upgrades With Xtera Repeater
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Xtera deploys repeater in subsea system connecting Porthcurno, Guernsey and Lannion.
Infinera Ups DCI to 100 Gigabit Ethernet
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera's 100 Gigabit Ethernet version of its Cloud Xpress data center interconnection product reflects growing 100GE market demand.
Eurobites: Bouygues Deal Decision Imminent
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EC sets date for 'Nokalu' decision; Ericsson does LTE FDD/TDD carrier aggregation in Portugal; Glastonbury latest.
Infinera Unveils 100GE Cloud Xpress
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6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera expands on current 10G/40G options with 100 Gigabit Ethernet version of Cloud Xpress, and support for NETCONF, Yang and MACsec.
BTI Boasts 100G Cloudburst
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
BTI Systems experiencing surge in Metro 100G deployments powered by carrier and cloud provider demand.
Coriant Trials New Flexi-Rate Software With TSIC
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6/22/2015  |  2 comments
Coriant is set to unveil new optical layer software suite Tuesday that was used in a field trial with TSIC, Light Reading has learned.
ECI Unveils Apollo OPT 9900 Series
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
The Apollo 9900 series is the densest, most energy efficient, hybrid OTN/packet switch on the market today.
AIS Deploys 100G With Alcatel-Lucent
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent to support AIS in meeting demands of video-hungry smartphone users in Thailand with 100G optical transport network.
Ekinops Launches 200G DCI System
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6/22/2015  |  Post a comment
With a consumption of just under 130 watts per 200G, Ekinops claims it is now the most energy efficient equipment available on the market.
Eurobites: Vivendi to Up Stake in Telecom Italia
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6/22/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia does carrier aggregation in Saudi Arabia; ECI's new hybrid OTN/packet switch, re-living the chicken kiev years.
Introducing the New IP Agency (NIA)
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6/19/2015  |  3 comments
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks to EANTC managing director Carsten Rossenhövel about the formation and aims of the New IP Agency (NIA).
RAD CEO: Dealing With Disruption
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6/19/2015  |  Post a comment
RAD CEO Dror Bin talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the dramatic changes in the communications networking industry and how RAD has evolved to meet the market's new demands.
Ciena Joins SARNET to Target SDN security
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6/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Research initiative will have Ciena's 8700 PacketWave in labs as it looks to explore SDN's role in attack detection, defense.
Brisk Web Business Boosts ADVA's Outlook
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6/17/2015  |  Post a comment
ADVA increases its revenue and income outlook for the second quarter, noting increasing business with web companies.
Hitting Reset on the Telco Mindset
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6/16/2015  |  5 comments
Light Reading's Big Telecom Event provided reminders of the cultural challenges for telcos as they move into cloud and data center networking.
ADVA Increases Q2 Guidance
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6/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor ups revenue and profitability guidance based on increasing business from ICPs and Web 2.0 firms.
AT&T to Show Off Next-Gen Central Office
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6/15/2015  |  3 comments
AT&T has been working with a number of vendors to figure out how its central offices will evolve into extensions of its data center architecture.
ADVA Launches NFV Demarcation Products
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6/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Combines demarcation of Carrier Ethernet 2.0 and IP services in one network element.
O2 Picks Ciena for UK 100G Backbone
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6/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Carrier will use vendor's 6500 packet-optical platform and other products on 100G route connecting major UK cities.
Tata Talks Innovation at BTE
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6/15/2015  |  Post a comment
At BTE in Chicago, Dave Ryan, Tata Communications' executive VP of the Americas Region, discusses the need for innovation in the large enterprise services sector.
Calling All Women Startups! Intel Wants to Give You Money
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6/10/2015  |  4 comments
And Light Reading wants to help! We're proud to partner with Intel to identify and profile female and minority-led communications startups competing for the funding.
Koley: Google Open Sourcing Config Models
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6/9/2015  |  1 comment
In his second straight appearance at BTE, Google's Bikash Koley tackled the transport SDN challenge.
Leading Lights: The Highlight Reel
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6/9/2015  |  2 comments
Awards were given, drinks were downed, jokes were made and a good time was had by all! Here's a quick look back on Light Reading's own Night at the Museum for the 2015 Leading Lights awards in Chicago.
VeEX Adds Cable Expert Module to RXT Test Platform
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6/9/2015  |  Post a comment
VeEX adds the Cable Expert test module to its RXT modular platform.
MRV Unveils 100G Access Platform
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6/9/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor looks to enable 100G Carrier Ethernet access capabilities in the last mile with OP-X1 platform.
Transmode Expands 10G Options
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6/9/2015  |  Post a comment
Latest member of the EMXP family aims for high density, low power for 10G Ethernet switching for packet optical networks.
VeEX Enhances Ethernet, Optical Test Platform
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6/9/2015  |  Post a comment
VeEX enhances the UX400 with CFP2 and CFP4 modules designed for 100 Gigabit Ethernet and OTU4 test applications.
Leading Lights Awards 2015: The Winners
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6/8/2015  |  4 comments
We had 24 awards to hand out this year – find out who went home triumphant from our lavish awards dinner at the Field Museum in Chicago.
Coriant 100G Off to Arctic Archipelago
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6/8/2015  |  Post a comment
Norwegian research and education network UNINETT chooses Coriant to build 100G-capable subsea network between two sites on Svalbard archipelago.
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Procera: Enhancing the Subscriber Experience

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Hear from Procera on the latest in Subscriber Experience solutions. Learn how Procera's RAN Perspective technology helps network operators monitor and manage network traffic, in real-time, solving congestion and other network issues.
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HP's Prodip Sen: The NFV Journey

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Prodip Sen, CTO of the Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) business unit at HP, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the four stages of the NFV journey.
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Leading Lights 2015 Winners' Video

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Hear what the Leading Lights 2015 winners had to say after they picked up their awards in Chicago.
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PSA: The Perils of a Hyper-Connected Society

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A public service announcement calling attention to the perils of a hyper-connected society.
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Guavus Takes Analytics on the Road

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Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina tells Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders how the analytics tools developed for telcos are applicable to the transportation industry.
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Mellanox's New 25/50/100Gb/s Ethernet Products

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Mellanox offers a complete 10/25/40/50/56/100Gbit/s solution that delivers industry-leading performance, scalability, reliability and efficiency for optimal application performance and data center ROI.
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Arista's CloudVision

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Anshul Sadana answers questions from Steve Saunders, Light Reading’s founder and CEO, about Arista’s CloudVision, a global cloud network controller for workload orchestration and workflow automation delivering a turnkey solution for cloud networking.
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Red Hat Demo

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Red Hat's Nicolas Lemieux demonstrates how Red Hat is driving innovation through open source communities.
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Red Hat's Approach to OpenStack Adoption

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Red Hat's Radhesh Balakrishnan outlines his company's open source strategy for both enterprises and telcos.
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The New IP Goes Mobile With vEPC

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Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown discusses results of a Light Reading survey sponsored by Brocade that shows a clear commitment by mobile operators to move quickly to virtual EPC deployment.
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Making Business Sense of SDN

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Results of a Brocade-sponsored survey show that CSPs have a clear sense of SDN use cases but are wrestling with the business case. Sterling Perrin of Heavy Reading looks behind the numbers.
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NFV Will Be Here Sooner Than You Think

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Forget the usual ten-year cycle for new technologies – NFV will be a core part of CSP networks in five years, based on results of a Brocade-sponsored survey, says Heavy Reading's Caroline Chappell.
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