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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 4/11/2014
Also in today's regional roundup: O2 UK boasts of 4G uptake and network modernization; Telefónica offers concessions to seal E-Plus deal; Ericsson to continue doing ...
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By Sterling Perrin, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 4/10/2014
The market for packet-optical switch infrastructure is growing rapidly, propelled by the continued rapid uptake of 100G in long-haul networks.
By Aditya Kishore, 4/9/2014
I remember writing about MBMS (Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services) back in 2006, and I'm sure many people in the industry had heard about it well before then.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/9/2014
Verizon today rolled out a Secure Cloud Interconnect service, making its private IP services available on-demand to connect to multiple clouds, including its own ...
By Robert Clark, 4/9/2014
Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei and his senior colleagues liken their firm to BMW. Huawei needs to constantly adapt to remain relevant as new opportunities and rivals emerge, ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 4/8/2014
Some financial analysts are split on Cisco's future prospects in a more software-defined and virtualized networking world.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/8/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU court declares Data Retention Directive invalid; OpenCloud scores in Egypt; Deutsche Telekom workers plan strike action.
By Carolyn Mathas, 4/7/2014
Intel is rumored to be laying off manufacturing staff in Costa Rica and relocating resources to Asia-Pacific as it bids to lower costs and compete on price in the ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 4/3/2014
Juniper Networks is making 6% of its employees, about 570 staff, redundant as part of its ongoing operational review, with many of the job cuts affecting middle ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 4/2/2014
We've been stressing the importance of analytics capabilities for communications service providers (CSPs) for some time, and we recently came to the conclusion that ...
By Ari Banerjee, 4/2/2014
The phenomenal growth of data today requires that service providers not only understand big data to decipher the information that counts, but also -- more importantly ...
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How's the market for optical systems and components? Light Reading takes its ...
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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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VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger at Mobile World Congress

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VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger speaks to Heavy Reading about the value of virtualization spanning from the data center to service provider networks to mobile devices.
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Analysts' Impressions of Huawei SoftCOM at ONS 2014

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After visiting the Huawei booth at ONS, Lee Doyle of Doyle Research gives his appraisal of Huawei's SoftCOM solution.
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Network functions virtualization (NFV) has taken the lead as a vital technology enabler to deliver end-to-end orchestrated services. Accordingly, the industry has defined nine potential areas and related use cases where NFV can be applied with the greatest effect. As a result, there are now several proof-of-concept (POC) trials running in labs across the globe in operator networks.
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