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Key developments related to the platforms and tools used to secure cloud infrastructure and applications.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 3/14/2018
With the growth of artificial intelligence and IoT, and as service providers gear up for 5G deployments, the telecom industry is increasingly looking to network ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/14/2018
Equinix is getting into the security services business, but the company insists that's good news for managed security service providers and not more competition.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 3/12/2018
Aryaka is building out its SD-WAN security capabilities with Passport, a new platform and partnerships with Palo Alto Networks, Zscaler and Radware.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/9/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Teléfonica and Huawei combine on VPNs for SMEs; Inmarsat cuts dividend to fund in-flight WiFi ambitions; Bosch and Siemens sign ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/26/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone trials 5G in Milan with Nokia; TIM teams up with Cisco for cybersecurity and more; DT and SAP extend partnership.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/15/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Virgin Media stands out for Liberty Global; Sigfox accentuates the positive; fiber's socio-economic benefits.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 2/14/2018
Communications and digital service provider GCI is deploying a new SD-WAN platform, CloudFlex SD-WAN, which is now available to its 14,000 business customers in ...
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – OSS/BSS Transformation, Heavy Reading, 2/12/2018
In the wake of a damaging cyber attack in 2015, TalkTalk embarked on a cyber breach remediation plan for more than 600 applications and a broader plan to deal with ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/5/2018
CenturyLink says it's well on its way to creating a set of security services that combines the strengths of the legacy products from both CenturyLink and Level 3 ...
By Pete Johnson, Technical Solutions Architect for Cloud, Global Partner Organization, Cisco Systems Inc., 2/5/2018
In an increasingly multicloud world, enterprises are faced with the critical challenge of managing data security across different cloud environments.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 2/2/2018
Orange Business Services is acquiring healthcare software company Enovacom to provide new services to healthcare institutions undergoing digital transformations.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/1/2018
Increased concern about application-level attacks and the security threats around software-as-a-service is giving rise to new interest by managed service providers in ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/25/2018
Verizon Enterprise Solutions today announced a new virtual services version of session border controller technology that will let businesses consume ...
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Palo Alto Builds Automation, Compliance Muscle With $300M Evident.io Buy
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 3/16/2018
Palo Alto Networks expects to seal the deal to buy the five-year-old security ...
FBI & DHS Accuse Russia of Hacking Critical Infrastructure
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 3/16/2018
In a report from US-CERT, the FBI and DHS accuse Russia of trying to hack ...
Telco Transformation
Australia Sees $45B Transformation Potential
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 3/16/2018
Australia could add $45 billion to its GDP by 2021 through digital ...
Indoors Will Be 5G's Biggest Challenge
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 3/15/2018
The indoors will be a big challenge with 5G networks, but Heavy Reading says ...
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Why BT's Security Chief Is Attacking His Own Network
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 7/17/2017
With the cybersecurity threat landscape shifting quickly and continuously, BT's ...
Amoroso Shares His Security Obsession
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 9/8/2016
Retired AT&T Chief Security Officer Ed Amoroso is publishing a free three-volume ...
Evaluating Juniper's Cloud CPE Solution
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 6/29/2016
Light Reading commissioned independent test lab EANTC to evaluate Juniper's Cloud ...
Leading Lights 2016: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/20/2016
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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Silence Like Diamonds – Finale: When in Rome
John Barnes , Author , 8/25/2015
Yip and Marcus find out who kidnapped them -- and why.
From The Founder
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders recently visited the University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC) where Cisco's Tetration application is providing data center analytics, simplifying SDN, helping with cloud migration and overseeing white-list security policy.
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