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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 5/21/2018
During the past three years, UK-headquartered enterprise carrier Colt has significantly overhauled its infrastructure and systems, extending the high-bandwidth Colt ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 5/21/2018
With the acquisition of RelationEdge, Rackspace expands into providing professional services to enterprises looking to transform their businesses processes using the ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 5/17/2018
Rackspace acquired RelationEdge, a Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner, expanding Rackspace's business from infrastructure and platforms into cloud applications, ...
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By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 5/16/2018
Oracle says it's signed an agreement to acquire DataScience.com, which has a platform that centralizes data science tools useful for machine learning applications.
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 5/16/2018
Rackspace is launching Kubernetes-as-a-Service, a highly available managed service to help enterprises get the most from container technologies in a multi-cloud ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson deploys machine learning for SoftBank; Italtel plays part in network automation; Elisa seeks AI-powered light-bulb moment.
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 5/15/2018
Hewlett Packard Enterprise will acquire Plexxi to beef up HPE's software-defined networking technology for hybrid cloud infrastructure, the companies said Tuesday.
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By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 5/15/2018
The Port of Rotterdam wants to make itself shipshape for self-driving ships by 2030.
By Andrew Froehlich, 5/15/2018
The cloud is just getting started transforming the role of network administrator. Although cloud service providers still rely on good-old IPv4 and v6 addressing and ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/15/2018
AUSTIN, Texas -- The 2018 Leading Lights Awards winners have been announced at a gala dinner attended by hundreds of communications industry executives at Brazos Hall ...
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/15/2018
AUSTIN, Texas -- Big Communications Event -- ADVA today announces an expansion of its encryption capabilities to the software level, which will allow network ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/14/2018
Although it is facing some of the same legacy service decline headwinds that buffeted business revenues at rivals AT&T and Verizon, CenturyLink's enterprise sales are ...
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Satori Botnet Plays Hidden Role in Cryptomining Scheme, Researchers Find
Larry Loeb, Author, 5/21/2018
Several different researchers have found that recent attempts on TCP port 3333 is ...
Check Point: Cryptomining Malware Targeting Vulnerable Servers
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 5/21/2018
As the incidence of ransomware wanes, attackers are shifting to cryptocurrency ...
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Nokia Brings Smart Villages & Hope to Rural India
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/18/2018
In keeping with the nation's ambitious Digital India project that seeks to reduce ...
In Quality We Trust: Operators Try to Reverse CX Trend
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/17/2018
US companies lose $75 billion annually to poor customer experience — and ...
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Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , News Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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Light Reading founder Steve Saunders talks with VMware's Shekar Ayyar, who explains why cloud architectures are becoming more distributed, what that means for workloads, and why telcos can still be significant cloud services players.
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