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Report: NFV/SDN Standards 'Myopic' on Service Management
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4/16/2014  |  12 comments
New Heavy Reading report says end-to-end service management needed for hybrid networks and current efforts focus only on virtualized services.
Eurobites: Telefónica Bets on Mobile Ads
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4/16/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BSkyB teams up with Twitter; Ericsson in OpenStack deal; Glastonbury latest!
AlcaLu Extends SDN, DPI in Enterprise Gear
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4/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Access switch and additional network capabilities give IT departments more visibility and control of the network.
Numergy Taps Nuage SDN for Cloud
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4/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Numergy chooses Nuage's SDN platform and Alcatel-Lucent's 7750 service router for deployment within and across its datacenters.
Eurobites: Telekom Austria Tests 400G
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3/31/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's globally warmed EMEA regional roundup: M-Pesa arrives in Romania; Belgacom offloads Telindus; smokin' UC deal for OBS.
Alcatel-Lucent Soars on $1B China Deal
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3/27/2014  |  1 comment
Major equipment deal with China Mobile gives AlcaLu's stock a boost.
SDN Specs Bodies Come Under Fire
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3/11/2014  |  13 comments
At OFC, executives from BT and Alcatel-Lucent provide less than flattering views on the SDN standards landscape.
The Most Depressing And/Or Inspirational Thing You'll Read Today
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3/11/2014  |  13 comments
Service providers face tough economic and engineering obstacles to meeting bandwidth demands. And that's good news.
Alcatel-Lucent Wins GPON Deal in Indonesia
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3/11/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent working with Indonesia's Telkom Akses to upgrade national broadband infrastructure with fiber network backbone.
Who Will Buy Intune Networks?
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3/10/2014  |  5 comments
The optical burst specialist is in financial difficulties and it's hard to imagine it'll be left to go out of business.
SDN, NFV Not Slashing Wireless Capex Yet
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3/7/2014  |  21 comments
US wireless operators are expecting to save capex through SDN and NFV, but not quite this year.
Euronews: MTS Joins RCS Club
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3/5/2014  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bouygues to bid for SFR; Telenor uses AlcaLu vectoring; Tele2 may quit Norway.
Telenor Deploys Alcatel-Lucent's VDSL2, OSS
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3/5/2014  |  1 comment
Motive Network Analyzer and VDSL2 technology helping Telenor increase performance of next-generation access networks.
Verizon Centralizes Its SDM With AlcaLu
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3/4/2014  |  1 comment
Data management platform will expedite its LTE expansion, but could also be a single point of massive failure if not executed correctly.
Verizon Wireless Deploys Alcatel-Lucent SDM
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3/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent's Subscriber Data Manager supports Verizon network by centralizing multiple application databases.
Etisalat Expands 4G with Alcatel-Lucent
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3/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Etisalat is deploying Alcatel-Lucent lightRadio FDD LTE equipment to expand its 4G coverage in the United Arab Emirates.
NFV Group Preps Its Afterlife
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2/26/2014  |  7 comments
The ETSI industry specification group for NFV gave itself two years to achieve its goals but now it's looking at how it can extend its life beyond 2014.
WiFi: Small Cells' Trojan Horse?
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2/25/2014  |  8 comments
Ruckus Wireless CEO says equipping cities with WiFi is one of the quickest ways to get rights to deploy small cells on their infrastructure.
VoLTE: So Close You Can Hear It
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2/24/2014  |  7 comments
The GSMA expects 20 VoLTE launches this year as the operators work through their last niggling issues with the 4G voice technology.
TM Forum Tries ZOOMing to NFV
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2/24/2014  |  2 comments
The forum announces a more radical approach to reshaping the back-office systems to support virtualization.
Euronews: NSN Lands £250M Antenna Deal With EE
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2/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Anti-capitalist protest hits MWC attendees; Telefónica goes loco on NFV; Deutsche Telekom launches encryption app.
Qualcomm Chips in on Cisco Small Cells
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2/24/2014  |  4 comments
Qualcomm is adding more small cell partners to its roster with announcements from Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, and ip.access.
Telefónica Unveils Aggressive NFV Plans
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2/23/2014  |  1 comment
Carrier's CTO says the Spanish giant can't wait any longer for the benefits that network functions virtualization (NFV) can bring to its international network.
Ericsson Steps Up Network Security Push
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2/23/2014  |  3 comments
Swedish giant decides it's time to start talking about network security issues and the capabilities it already has in its portfolio.
Carrier WiFi: The Handoff Tradeoff
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2/21/2014  |  9 comments
Seamless handoff is a big issue for carrier WiFi, but the industry isn't coalescing around one way to do it.
Belgacom Switches on Nationwide VDSL2 With AlcaLu
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2/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Belgacom customers in Mechelen can now experience broadband connection speeds of 70 Mbit/s over existing copper lines.
Verizon Deploys AlcaLu's LTE Small Cells
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2/20/2014  |  6 comments
Verizon says it's deploying Alcatel-Lucent's small cells in indoor and outdoor locations as part of its HetNet strategy.
Euronews: NSN Mulls Juniper Merger – Report
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2/20/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE nears 2 million on 4G; Belgacom rolls out VDSL2; Telecom Italia invests in startups.
Vendors Catch NFV Fever
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2/19/2014  |  2 comments
Only days before Mobile World Congress, NFV is a hotter industry term than LTE.
Alcatel-Lucent Unveils NFV Suite
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2/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent delivers suite of virtualized network functions, ushering in the next phase of mobile ultra-broadband for service providers.
Alcatel-Lucent Lays Out Its NFV Plans
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2/19/2014  |  3 comments
Alcatel-Lucent's transition from boxes to the cloud is designed to help providers offer more scalable networks to customers, with flexible pricing and greater innovation.
Euronews: Alcatel-Lucent Bags FTTH Deals
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2/18/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU study detects roamaphobia; Vodafone complains in Spain; BT CEO jumps off tall building.
Tunisie Telecom Invests in FTTX With AlcaLu
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2/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent and Tunisie Telecom sign three-year agreement to extend ultra-broadband services throughout Tunisia.
Alcatel-Lucent Wins P2P FTTH Deal
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2/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent enables Swisscom to deliver 1Gbit/s access to one 1 million households in Switzerland.
How Will Ciena + Ericsson Play Out?
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2/14/2014  |  4 comments
Could they be more than just friends with benefits?
Not Your Grandma's Carrier WiFi
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2/10/2014  |  6 comments
The challenges and opportunities around carrier WiFi are evolving as unlicensed spectrum starts to get more important.
Joint Qualcomm & AlcaLu Small Cells Due Mid-Year
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2/7/2014  |  5 comments
The first multimode small cells to spring from Qualcomm's investment in Alcatel-Lucent will be available to enterprises mid year, the companies say.
AlcaLu, Fujitsu, NTT Team on New Server R&D
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2/7/2014  |  Post a comment
NTT launches collaborative study with Alcatel-Lucent Japan and Fujitsu to develop server architecture for future networks.
Alcatel-Lucent Shifts Up a Gear to End 2013
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2/6/2014  |  5 comments
Margins and share price are up, costs are down and a buyer for the Enterprise division has been found as the Shift Plan kicks in.
Alcatel-Lucent Reports Q4, Full-Year Results
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2/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendor's 'Shift Plan' takes effect as it posts €134M profit in fourth quarter.
Euronews: Vodafone Suffers Sales Slump
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2/6/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK trio launch mobile money platform; AlcaLu shifts its fortunes; Google settles search row with EC.
Euronews: KPN to Axe up to 2,000 Dutch Jobs
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2/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARM sees Q4 revenues rise; AlcaLu's Libyan subsea project; Irish takeover bid prompts EC concerns.
Short Shift: Analyst Doubts AlcaLu's Cost-Cutting Ability
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2/3/2014  |  1 comment
Despite recent moves, a Jefferies analyst says Alcatel-Lucent could fall well short of its Shift Plan cost-cutting goal for 2015.
Alcatel-Lucent Reports 2013 Surge in Mobile Network Infections
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1/29/2014  |  Post a comment
Home network infections rates for year remain flat as 'traditional' PC malware makes jump to mobile devices.
LTE Brings More Malware
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1/29/2014  |  1 comment
More data usage can lead to more mobile infections, according to Alcatel-Lucent's latest malware findings.
Alcatel-Lucent Boasts Subsea Deals
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1/22/2014  |  Post a comment
Upgrade to 10,000km subsea system linking South Africa to Sudan will boost ultra-broadband capacity, while new Vanuatu-Fiji system will reduce the digital divide in the Pacific.
Euronews: BT CEO Calls for Clarity on Data Security
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1/22/2014  |  1 comment

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange may be dunroamin; AlcaLu scores subsea deal; WDM-PON in Austria.

Analyst: Infinera Loses VZ Deal to AlcaLu
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1/21/2014  |  25 comments
Last-minute pricing cut and CEO intervention has enabled Alcatel-Lucent to snatch long-haul WDM contract.
Euronews: BT, AlcaLu Claim Fiber Speed Record
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1/21/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Europe to fuel rise in network gear spend; ONO plans IPO; Numericable in the frame for SFR?
TTNET Uses Alcatel-Lucent Analytics
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1/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Turkish Internet access provider TTNET to use Alcatel-Lucent analytics offering to improve broadband and IPTV experience.
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Optimizing SDN & NFV Architectures Through Application Awareness

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Jerome Tollet, CTO at Qosmos, explains how network equipment vendors and operators deploying SDN and NFV can take advantage of network intelligence delivered by DPI to strengthen products and services.
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Wind River Demonstrates Carrier-Grade Software for NFV

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Wind River VP of Product Management, Glenn Seiler, takes a look the industry's first and only complete NFV software platform designed specifically for the unique carrier-grade and high-performance needs of telecom networks.
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Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts

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US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
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Maximizing Customer Experience & Assuring Service Delivery in an IP World

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Steven Shalita, VP of Marketing, NetScout Systems, Inc., discusses the challenges cable/MSO operators face in assuring the delivery of new IP-based services. Key points include the value of proactively managing performance, and using rich analytics and operational intelligence to better understand service and usage trends, make smarter business decisions and ...
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Bye-Bye DVD: Consumers Embrace Digital Video

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Veteran video analyst Colin Dixon, founder and principal analyst of nScreenMedia, says research shows 56% are using digital video already.
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Video: TW Cable Puts Multicast Gateways to the Test

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Tom Gonder, a chief architect at Time Warner Cable, explains how its trial of multicast gateways is impacting IP-based video plans.
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Managing & Monetizing Big Data in Operator Environments

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At Mobile World Congress, Gigamon's Director of Service Provider Solutions, Andy Huckridge, and Heavy Reading Analyst Sarah Wallace discuss the 'big data' issues facing carriers and operators today.
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Data Center Energy – Build Your Data Center in a Modular Way

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Dr. Fang Liangzhou, VP Network Energy Product Line, shared his thoughts about the challenges for data centers during CeBIT 2014.
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Agile Network Solution – An Overview of Huawei's Agile Network Solution

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Ajay Gupta, Director of Product Marketing, Networking Product Line, gives an overview of the Agile Network Solutions during CeBIT 2014.
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Huawei’s eLTE Voice Trunking, Video and Data Applied for Railways

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Gottfried Winter is the Sales Director at Funkwerk, a German specialist in GSM-r terminals and a long-time partner of Huawei. At CeBIT 2014, Winter talks to Light Reading about this partnership and the integration of enhanced voice trunking, video and data functions.
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LeaseWeb Speaks Highly of Huawei's Datacenter Products

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Rene Olde Olthof, Operations Director LeaseWeb, talks about the next data center transformation during CeBIT 2014.
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Comcast: Reshaping the Cable Network Architecture

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Shamim Akhtar, Comcast's architect and senior director of network strategy, explains why the cable company is moving to a more distributed network architecture.
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