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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/22/2017
Equinix's Sara Baack hopes the increased visibility of recent tech scandals will be the impetus for lasting change.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/13/2017
Network data is a key enabler for reaping the benefits of the digital transformation, but it has to be refined into smart data in order to feed lifecycle automation, service agility and ...
By Jim Hodges, Principal Analyst – Cloud and Security, Heavy Reading, 10/12/2017
The recent NFV and Carrier SDN event in Denver provided an excellent opportunity to take the pulse of network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/11/2017
DENVER, 10/11/2017 – Hardware is simplified, and cloud-based software is distributed as micro-services across many servers, so failure of one isn't impactful, says Tom Anschutz, distinguished member of technical staff at AT&T.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/10/2017
The telecom industry needs to get out of the weeds of developing individual VNFs and focus more on driving automation in NFV orchestration, Verizon's Fred Oliveira said at Light Reading's ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/10/2017
DENVER, 10/10/2017 – Verizon's Fred Oliveira addresses challenges to NFV orchestration, including the amount of time spent managing individual network elements.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/9/2017
One of the things that surprised me at our recent NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver was the emphasis service providers were placing on using virtualization to drive new service revenues.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/9/2017
DENVER, 10/9/2017 – BT's Jim Sabey says the global operator is delivering cloud-based virtualized services and developing its own app store, overcoming early customer concerns about the reliability of virtualization.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/9/2017
Talk of retraining networking staff to understand IT principles is commonplace these days in telecom. Most operators are investing in "reskilling" their current workforce -- in addition to ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/6/2017
CenturyLink's director of network architecture shares his insights on how to best train and retain good network/IT folks, and convert COs to data centers.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/5/2017
DENVER -- NFV & Carrier SDN -- Although vendor interoperability is a long way off, service providers shouldn't shy away from jumping into the NFV and software-defined environment, said ...
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BCE 2018 Keynote: Intel's Dan Rodriguez on the Journey to Transformation

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Intel's Dan Rodriguez, Data Center Group VP and general manager of the Communications Infrastructure Division, provides insights into the power of data, the next-gen central office and the role of universal CPE (uCPE) in network transformation strategies.
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Using Energy 2020 Output to Control Cable's Power Needs

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As the SCTE•ISBE Energy 2020 program moves toward the halfway mark, the industry is eyeing best practices and training that can help operators capitalize on the program's initial standards work. In this video with Dave Fellows, the CTO of ...
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BCE 2018 Recap: Automation Nation & the Big Fight at the Edge

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Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Phil Harvey sum up the whole show in five minutes. That's after we cut out the 75 minutes of food-and-coffee commentary.
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Reliance Jio's BCE Keynote: A Disruptive Digital Transformation

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At BCE 2018, Reliance Jio's president of Network, Global Strategy and Service Development, Mathew Oommen, describes how the operator has transformed the nature of mobile service delivery with its greenfield 4G network and, in doing so, changed the communications landscape in what is the second-biggest services market in the world.
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AT&T's BCE Keynote: 5G & SDN Worlds Colliding

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At the Big Communications Event (BCE) 2018 event in Austin, Melissa Arnoldi, president of Technology and Operations at AT&T, spoke about AT&T's path to 5G and the important role software plays. 5G will eventually have a significant impact on how businesses work and how they engage with their customers.
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The Inner Digital Transformation World in Nice

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What's it all for? Why are we here? What's the French for 'ennui'? Oh, I nearly forgot: Here's the much-anticipated recap of the TM Forum event on the French Riviera.
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Leading Lights 2018

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A recap of the 14th annual Leading Lights Awards in Austin, TX. Congratulations to all the winners!
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The 5G Connectivity Challenge

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5G promises to change the way we live our lives, with unprecedented services and unparalleled user experience. To facilitate the experience, mobile network operators (MNOs) need to build an underlying connectivity infrastructure that is capable of delivering on demands like massive machine connectivity, ultra-low latency and hyper-flexible bandwidth. Preparing for ...
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Light Reading Hall of Fame 2018

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Find out who's been welcomed into the Light Reading Hall of Fame this year.
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Nokia's Basil Alwan: Light Reading Hall of Fame Acceptance Speech

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Basil Alwan, president of IP/Optical Networks at Nokia, offers to buy a round of drinks on the eve of his induction into the Light Reading Hall of Fame.
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RAD: Delivering on the Original Promise of SDN/NFV

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RAD's Ilan Tevet on the current challenges of service providers for vCPE-based business services and RAD's practical approach to solving them.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Companies in Crisis

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Jamie leads the podcast this week, fresh from appearing on proper telly to talk about BT axing a bunch of jobs, and he is clearly still full of it. We then move onto Iain, who hasn't even been on YouTube this week and has instead been analyzing Vodafone's acquisition of a clutch of Liberty Global assets. When Scott gets his turn, he laments the catastrophic ...