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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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TEOCO on Managing Enterprise Services & SD-WAN

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NEW YORK, 12/1/2017 -- At Light Reading's 'Future of Cable Services' event, Alan Breznick speaks with Dima Alkin, TEOCO VP of Service Assurance Solutions, about how cable operators are moving into the enterprise space with services like SD-WAN.
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A 5G Reality Check

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PRAGUE, 12/13/2017 Following his 5G-focused presentation at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Prague, Heavy Reading analyst Gabriel Brown gives a down-to-earth overview on where the industry is right now in terms of bringing early 5G technology and services to market.
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ADVA on Optical's Critical Role in 5G

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With MRV on board to further boost its optical portfolio, its Ensemble virtualization business growing and its synchronization smarts in focus, ADVA can offer the foundations for a successful 5G network rollout, explains the company's Senior VP of Marketing and Investor Relations, Stephan Rettenberger.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Hollywood & the VR Evolution

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Hanno Basse, CTO of 20th Century Fox, explains how storytelling intersects with the future of VR.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Orange's SVP & the Digital Revolution

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Didier Duriez, SVP at Orange Global Solutions, talks about the tech benefits of the digital revolution.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
DT Aims for Aggregation With Huawei

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Deutsche Telekom's CTO, Bruno Jacobfeueuborn, explains that aggregation is DT's goal, and says they can accomplish it with the help of Huawei.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
The Importance of Content Availability

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President and Chair of the Ultra HD Forum, Thierry Fautier, discusses content availability and quality issues.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
RAD Shares Insights on Latest Developments in vCPE & SD-WAN, & the MEF17 Silver Award Winning PoC

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RAD's VP of Marketing and Business Development, Ilan Tevet, sits down with Light Reading's Editor-At-Large, Carol Wilson, to discuss the recent developments in vCPE and SD-WAN, along with how RAD's Flexible vCPE-Toolbox with its vCPE-OS for any server allows operators to deploy white boxes at the network's edge today. In addition, this talk also discusses the ...
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Skilled Women Can Fuel Tech Growth

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LONDON, 12/4/2017 There are skill shortages in many emerging technology areas, such as artificial intelligence, notes Carolyn Dawson, managing director of the TMT unit for KNect 365, an Informa business. Attracting and training more women to the tech field will help the industry grow faster and better explore a broader range of possibilities. Dawson heads the ...
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Epsilon: Future Wholesale Markets Need Better APIs

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ORLANDO, 12/1/2017 Wholesaler Epsilon developed its own internal system for delivering connectivity to CPaaS players and others, but longer term, the industry needs a plan, says Mark Daley, director of digital strategy and business development. Exposing individual functions within the networking environment is critical to the wholesale play, he says in an ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
100GbE in Action & More at MEF17

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ORLANDO, 11/30/2017 Light Reading Editor-at-Large Carol Wilson and John Hawkins, Ciena's resident Ethernet expert, discuss innovations, proof of concepts and how enhancements to Ciena's packet portfolio allows service providers to cost-effectively expand and scale their Ethernet Business Service offerings up to 10GbE and 100GbE for new and broader revenue streams.
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ADLINK Talks About OCP & Next Generation Telecom Infrastructure

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Jeff Sharpe of ADLINK sits down with Craig Matsumoto and shares insights on the leading edge computing platforms, the importance of OCP, SDN/NFV and Multi-Access Edge Computing in the telecom industry.