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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/16/2014
Current standards efforts around NFV and SDN are failing to take into account what service providers will need to manage services on an end-to-end basis, once they ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 4/15/2014
Canonical plans Thursday to ship a major new version of Ubuntu Linux with improved support for OpenStack.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 4/11/2014
Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks are among the latest technology companies working to address potential problems related to the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 4/10/2014
LAS VEGAS — Interop — When Cisco is evaluating service provider partners, it has special needs. The company looks for global reach, as well as the ...
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 Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 4/9/2014
BTI Systems has named named Colin Doherty, a 25-year-global telecom industry veteran who formerly headed up Arbor Networks, as its new CEO.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/9/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: more French M&A talk; Telekom Austria dissolves its CFO; big data pioneer lands Finnish tech prize.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/8/2014
With its acquisition of Global DataGuard, Masergy Communications has significantly upgraded its security service capabilities, incorporating the ability to get out ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/8/2014
With the announcement of turnover at the top, CHR Solutions -- a company that made a big splash a few years ago helping small telcos get into the cloud and managed ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 4/7/2014
Market activity for 100G deployment has exploded in the last year or so, primarily in the long-haul part of carrier networks, and most indications are that the metro ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 4/7/2014
LAS VEGAS -- Interop -- This year's Interop was a living testimony to the convergence of telecom and IT. The annual conference devoted to enterprise networking was ...
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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

4|10|14   |   04:17   |   (6) comments


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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