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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/28/2014
A company founded by a group of Stanford alumni with OpenFlow and SDN development experience has raised more than $11 million in funding from some significant investors.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/28/2014
Huawei is nothing if not determined to prove to the communications industry that it, as much as any other vendor out there, is committed to developing and delivering ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 11/26/2014
Hewlett-Packard showed 2% revenue growth for its networking products in what was an otherwise weak fiscal fourth quarter, as the company prepares to split into two ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 11/25/2014
The move to SDN and NFV will only increase the need for advanced data analytics, especially in the OSS layer for service assurance, service management and related ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 11/25/2014
Cloud providers and carrier edge networks are "crystallizing" as real deployment opportunities for Brocade's Vyatta Controller, a company executive said during the ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/24/2014
The new OPNFV organization is melding the telecom standards world with the open source realm in its own unique way, all the while trying to focus on developing ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/21/2014
Many people know the name Tech Mahindra and mainly think of it as one of a handful of major IT and business processing outsourcing companies in India.
By Dennis Mendyk, Vice President of Research, Heavy Reading, 11/21/2014
In a couple of weeks, Light Reading will be holding the first in a brand new series of executive summits, 2020 Vision, where telecom industry thought leaders will ...
By Robert Clark, 11/21/2014
Huawei is promising a "4.5G" mobile networking solution by 2016 that will deliver more than 1 Gbit/s in throughput with 10 milliseconds latency.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/20/2014
After successfully demonstrating Global Transport SDN, the Optical Internetworking Forum is starting an effort to develop implementation agreements for the interfaces ...
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The New NFV Equation: Agility
Shauli Rozen , Director of Product Strategy, Amdocs , 11/28/2014
The focus of implementing NFV is shifting from cost savings to business agility ...
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The New IP Top 5
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 11/26/2014
NFV and SDN have been the hottest topics on The New IP over the last two months ...
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Could Li Ka-Shing Crash BT's M&A Party?
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/28/2014
Hong Kong-based billionaire Li Ka-Shing is getting ready to start a mobile ...
Huawei Preaches an 'Open' Gospel
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/28/2014
'We're committed to open source, ok?'
Eurobites: Net Neutrality Rules in Limbo
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/28/2014
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Hutchison stokes the UK mobile M&A firestorm; ...
Could Li Ka-Shing Crash BT's M&A Party?
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/28/2014
Hong Kong-based billionaire Li Ka-Shing is getting ready to start a mobile ...
Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/21/2014
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North ...
Altiostar's C-RAN Steps Into the Light, Junks Dark Fiber
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/20/2014
Altiostar emerges from stealth with a Cloud-RAN system that uses Ethernet rather ...
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Huawei Launches Global NFV Open Lab
Monday, November 24, 2014
OIF Launches SDN Implementation Project
Friday, November 21, 2014
ONF Completes Latest Global PlugFest
Friday, November 21, 2014
Altiostar Launches 4G C-RAN Solution
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Calient Unveils Optical SDN Controller
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Windstream Upgrades With Overture
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
ECI Unveils Its SDN Framework
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Transition Adds Managed NIDs, Demos SDN
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
ZTE Joins OPNFV
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Alcatel-Lucent Offers Portfolio of Virtual IP Edge Router Functions
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
WebNMS Launches NFV/SDN Orchestration Platform
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Pica8 Intros CrossFlow for Hybrid Networks
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Plexxi Taps Former EMC Exec as New CEO
Monday, November 10, 2014
Prime Reading
Troubled Cisco Looks to 'Bust Silos'
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 11/3/2014
Cisco is reorganizing 25,000 engineers in an effort to improve customer ...
Telco Data Centers: 7 Reasons Carriers Should Run Their Own Facilities
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 10/2/2014
For telecom operators, hosting their own data centers can be key to fending off ...
Colt Pulls the Trigger on Data Center Virtualization
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 8/7/2014
Colt was implementing SDN and NFV in its data centers before those terms had even ...
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Razorsight Expert's Advice on Real-Time Analytics

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Razorsight's powerful cloud-based Predictive Analytics solutions are used by the world's leading communications and media brands to drive smarter decisions, enable faster actions and optimize outcomes. Get expert advice.
LRTV Interviews
From 4G to 5G: Alcatel-Lucent's Dave Geary

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Dave Geary, President of Wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, talks about the evolution of the 4G market, small cells, partnerships, 5G and the IoT.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Building a Secure Telefonica Network With Huawei's High-End Firewall

11|24|14   |   4:37   |   (0) comments


Andrew Davies, IP architect of the Telefonica, a leading digital communications company, discusses the Huawei security gateway solution and putting the solution into the testbed.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Partners with Spirent to Verify CE12816's 10GE Port & TRILL Networking Capabilities

11|24|14   |   2:50   |   (0) comments


Spirent Communications is the world's leading supplier for telecom testing appliances and solutions. Spirent has been in a close partnership with Huawei for a long time.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Saudi Airlines & Its ICT Transformation

11|24|14   |   2:07   |   (0) comments


In this video, Saudi Airlines discusses its network problems and how Huawei's Agile Network is its all-in-one solution.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei's Agile Switch Benefiting Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital

11|24|14   |   2:40   |   (0) comments


Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital speaks about how Huawei's Agile Switch has improved the medical service's network infrastructure.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
FanPlay & Huawei Build a Wireless Agile Smart Stadium

11|24|14   |   2:13   |   (0) comments


FanPlay is a cloud-based white label service, which is effectively a football fan engagement platform underpinned by mobile payment technology.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Building an Agile Stadium

11|24|14   |   3:54   |   (0) comments


Stadiums may be thousands of tons of concrete and steel, but they now need to be agile. Being at the stadium may not be as alluring as it once was. Sports franchises and stadium operators discuss how to get fans back.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Helps ChinaCache Tackle Challenges in the Internet Industry

11|24|14   |   3:09   |   (0) comments


ChinaCache is China's largest content distribution network supplier. Huawei's CE12800 has provided ChinaCache with very strong support in its establishment of an infrastructure network.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Cefinity on Managed Security Services & Next-Generation Firewall

11|24|14   |   7:05   |   (0) comments


Cefinity is a cloud management service provider in Southeast Asia. Ivan Zhang, CEO of the company, discusses the implementation of security service management in the cloud era.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei's Agile Gateway in the Eyes of Cefinity

11|24|14   |   2:11   |   (0) comments


Cefinity is a managed service provider for enterprise networks. The company currently uses Huawei's AR series routers for the most complete range of functions. CEO Ivan Zhang speaks about the advantages of the AR series routers.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
CTO of Bus-Online Talks About Huawei's Agile Gateway

11|24|14   |   2:53   |   (0) comments


Bus-Online covers around 100 million users everyday. In addition to providing mobile TV, and advertising services to the public, Bus-Online has also entered the field of mobile Internet.
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