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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/17/2014
Equinix today announced new functionality for its Equinix Cloud Exchange, using APIs to eliminate the need for provisioning separate cross-connects in order to add ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 12/17/2014
HP has updated its NFV portfolio to help network operators control their physical and virtual functions using a single multi-vendor management tool.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/16/2014
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By Steve Koppman, Contributing Analyst, 12/16/2014
Carrier cloud "enablement" services that help enterprises reach an increasingly diverse "multi-cloud" are becoming an increasingly important facet of the business ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 12/15/2014
Riverbed finally has agreed to be married off, but not to the company that had appeared to be its most aggressive suitor.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/15/2014
Concerns about capex cuts by big telecom players such as AT&T and Verizon are already hurting hardware/software vendor stocks in the US, but a bigger issue is looming ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 12/10/2014
Hosting provider Codero has deployed SDN capabilities, including some of its own "secret sauce," to help it offer flexible hybrid clouds to its customers, allowing ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 12/8/2014
REYKJAVIK, Iceland -- What do the next five or six years hold for the communications networking and services sector?
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/8/2014
CenturyLink today announced the acquisition of DataGardens, a Canadian provider of software for cloud-based disaster recovery-as-a-service. Terms of the deal were not ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 12/4/2014
The most influential NFV body in the industry has lined up some of its key objectives for the next few years as it enters the next phase of its lifecycle.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 12/3/2014
Ciena has added some heft to the attempts of managed services providers -- not to mention Ciena itself -- to compete in an increasingly software-centric telecom ...
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Leo Zancani , CTO, Ontology , 12/18/2014
Data analytics, especially real-time data analytics, will inarguably play a ...
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Poll: Net Neutrality, Title II & The New IP
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 12/18/2014
The regulatory quagmire and uncertainty of Net Neutrality and Title II has left ...
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Telstra Writes Latest NBN Chapter
Robert Clark, , 12/17/2014
There's a new plan for Australia's national broadband network (NBN) and it's good ...
Eurobites: Nokia's HERE in Maps Deal With Baidu
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/15/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia Networks speeds up Sonera; Tele2 ...
Eurobites: BT Preps Stock, Bonds Issue to Fund Mobile M&A
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/18/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Monsieur Iliad agrees to buy Orange ...
Eurobites: Apple Suspends Online Sales in Russia as Rouble Collapses
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/17/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT braced to battle regulator; Dixons ...
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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CHR Divests Regulatory & Financial Units
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Big Switch Brings Bare Metal SDN to OpenStack Clouds
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Plexxi Introduces SDN Starter Kits
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
HP, Salesforce Join Verizon's Secure Cloud
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Avi Raises $33M, Unveils Cloud ADC
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
PLUMgrid Forms SDN, NFV Alliance
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Telecom Italia, HP Team on Cloud Transformation
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Windstream Upgrades With Overture
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
ECI Unveils Its SDN Framework
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Optus Selects NetCracker/NEC for OSS Transformation
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Cumulus Creates Partner Program
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Midokura Open Sources Cloud Network Virtualization Solution for OpenStack
Monday, November 3, 2014
TI Sparkle Takes YourCloudStore Global
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Prime Reading
Telco Data Centers: 6 Reasons Carriers Shouldn't Run Their Own Facilities
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 10/9/2014
Carriers lacking the size and resources to do it right are best outsourcing.
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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Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine

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Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
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EE: The Road to 5G

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Andy Sutton, the principal network architect at UK mobile operator EE, explains how his company is using Wembley stadium as a wireless test bed and how that's helping EE to plan the evolution to 5G.
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Highlights of Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014

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Huawei hosted its inaugural NFV Open Cloud Forum during the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Forum brought together technology thought leaders, senior executives and telecom professionals from global carriers, industry associations, as well as other partner companies in the ecosystem, to exchange views on and collectively explore how ...
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Realizing Operators' Digital Vision

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Leveraging technology is fundamental to digital transformation but understanding customers and serving them really well is at the heart of digital businesses. TM Forum lists the following as the strategic pillars of the digital business: business agility and rapid innovation, operational agility and effectiveness, IT and data centricity, plus customer centricity. ...
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US Cellular Injects Analytics Into LTE

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US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
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How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing

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Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Interview With Bill Zhang, Director of SoftCOM Product Management, Huawei

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Bill Zhang elaborated on Huawei's open philosophy in NFV solution development and network architecture design at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014.
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Event Highlights: Huawei at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014

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Huawei joined the 2014 SDN & OpenFlow Congress as one of the key sponsors and contributors. At the event, Huawei reinforced the openness and flexibility of its network infrastructure strategies, and provided updates on its SDN and NVF innovations. Through participations at the exhibitions, forums and speeches, Huawei encouraged the industry to "think bigger and ...
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How Cable Biz Services Hit $10B Mark

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Cable operators reached $10 billion in annual business services revenues by delving deeper into their vertical markets and expanding beyond the smallest firms.
LRTV Documentaries
Mediacom Aims to Test Connected Tractors

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Cable business service provider is taking its services to the 'agribusiness' sector in partnership with farm equipment specialist John Deere and is getting involved in Gigabit Cities developments.
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TWC Business Looks Beyond $3B

12|10|14   |     |   (0) comments


TWC Business Services chief Phil Meeks explains how his unit has reached $3 billion in annual revenues and what its plans are for next year.
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AT&T's New Security Strategy

12|10|14   |   02:36   |   (1) comment


AT&T's Chief Security Officer Ed Amoroso explains how his company is wrapping virtual security layers around micro network domains.
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