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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/29/2015
Much of my work in the past year has been on Light Reading events, so it's not surprising that some of my most memorable moments of 2015 happened on the stages I helped set. Here's a look ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 8/7/2015
Forget the content deals for a moment and consider Verizon's technology strategy leading up to the launch of its mobile-first video service, reportedly called Go90. From its network ...
By Light Reading, 7/30/2015
Andrew Coward discusses what the New IP means to end users or enterprise customers. He explains compelling reasons, including how every customer can get their own network, from the transformation to the New IP.
By Light Reading, 7/30/2015
Mukund Srigopal provides an explanation of what network visibility is and how it is essential as service providers transition to the New IP. In addition, the importance of the network packet broker is discussed.
By Light Reading, 7/20/2015
Ali Kafel from Stratus Technologies addresses high-availability concerns within the telco industry with a solution that enables telcos to provide high-availability and stateful fault-tolerance using a software-based approach.
By Light Reading, 7/13/2015
JDSU's John Govert discusses the biggest NFV/SDN challenges facing operators today.
By Light Reading, 7/13/2015
JDSU's Michael Bangert demonstrates how you can maximize QoS -- and customer satisfaction.
By Steve Saunders, CEO and founder, Light Reading, 7/9/2015
Alexander Haväng, CTO of Procera Networks, talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about the evolution of customer experience management and service metrics using advanced analytics.
By Light Reading, 7/8/2015
Interaction between applications and network infrastructure is increasingly important to service providers and enterprises. Greater interaction will help service providers optimize their network infrastructure, and more importantly, offer new services that can generate incremental revenues. The Cisco® Application Engineered Routing solution can raise this interaction to a previously unachievable level.
By Light Reading, 7/8/2015
The vCPE is a prime candidate for initial commercial deployment of NFV, especially in business services. For service providers, vCPE's sweet spot lies in hardware abstraction, and shorter and more flexible deployment cycles for new services.
By Light Reading, 7/8/2015
Radware leverages open networking standards, SDN and NFV for real-time scaling of network security and intelligent services for carriers.
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Join Us at the Digital Operations Transformation Summit

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The Digital Operations Transformation Summit on February 21, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Barcelona Fira Centre will bring together 50 senior executives to engage in a unique debate on the opportunities and challenges presented by the transformative evolving digital landscape. RSVP now at events@lightreading.com.
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Making the Test: ADVA Ensemble Connector vs. Open vSwitch

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Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, recently tested ADVA's Ensemble Connector, which replaces open vSwitch and offers carrier-grade capability and interoperability. The test results strengthen ADVA's credibility as a provider in the virtualization space.
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Bridging the Gap Between PoCs & Deployment in NFV

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Charlie Ashton of Wind River presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Dublin.
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CEO Chat With Mike Aquino

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The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
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MWC: Buckle Up for 5G & the IIoT

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This year's Mobile World Congress looks set to be a 5G land grab and a chance to get down and dirty with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – but what will the 5G discussions actually be about?
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Case Study: Building China's Next-Gen TV Networks

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With over 2 billion viewers worldwide, Shenzhen Media Group is one of China's largest content producers. By partnering with Huawei and Sobey, SZMG was able to modernize media operations with the Converged News Center, a production studio that is a model for next-generation workflows.
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Quad Channel Modulator Driver with 46 Gbaud Capability from MACOM

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MACOM's MAOM-003427 is the industry's first surface-mount modulator driver with 46 Gbaud capability to support next generation 200G and 400G applications.
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Video Infographic: Validating Cisco's NFV Infrastructure

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We all know that the network of the future will be virtual, but when will virtual become a reality? This video infographic covers the four key areas in which Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, tested Cisco's NFV infrastructure: performance, reliability, multi-service capabilities and single pane of glass management.

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CEO Chat With Phil McKinney, CableLabs

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At CES in Las Vegas, we met with Phil McKinney, CEO of CableLabs. Phil provides an update on the rollout of DOCSIS 3.1, his views on the future of open source and how consumer interest in virtual reality could affect network traffic.
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Ericsson CTO on the Changing Telecom Market

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At CES 2015, CTO of Ericsson, Ulf Ewaldsson, sits down with CEO of Light Reading, Steve Saunders, to discuss the changing telecom market, the new partnership with Cisco and the future of the telecom industry.
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Ireland's Data Dream

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Host In Ireland president Gary Connolly tells Light Reading's Steve Saunders about the role Ireland is playing in hosting data for the world's largest organizations.
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Brocade Keynote: Transitioning to the New IP

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At 2020 Vision in Dublin, Andrew Coward, VP of Service Provider Strategy at Brocade, presents the transition to the New IP.