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By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 3/27/2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Juniper Innovation Showcase -- After a 2014 to forget, starting with a shareholder uprising and ending with the CEO falling on his corporate ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 3/26/2015
Fresh from a $16.5 million funding round, Corsa Technology is looking to bring SDN to the WAN using its own custom hardware.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/25/2015
The cloud is proving a boon to enterprise disaster recovery efforts by reducing cost and improving flexibility, but most business IT departments aren't taking ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 3/25/2015
LOS ANGELES -- OFC 2015 -- Count Facebook among the companies that would like to see more consolidation in the optical components sector, particularly in the rapidly ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/25/2015
Accedian Networks is unveiling a new approach to service assurance for enterprise-to-data center connections in the NFV realm, based on small programmable hardware ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/25/2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Oracle today is demonstrating new network orchestration capabilities that it says will enable network operators to get the same level of ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/24/2015
Networking processor specialist EZchip is embarking on a new high-capacity network processor strategy in an effort to capitalize on market demand for next-generation ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/24/2015
Here's a chance you might not get again -- the opportunity to kick the ankles (and maybe more) of some Light Reading editors without getting arrested.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/24/2015
Are you ready for the fourth industrial revolution? It's a big deal for influential operators such as Deutsche Telekom.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/23/2015
When NTT Communications wanted to extend its managed security services to its enterprise customers who were moving into the cloud, the carrier intended to make those ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/23/2015
LOS ANGELES -- OFC 2015 -- Optical transport efficiency, in particular for the data center interconnect market, looks set to be the hottest topic at this year's ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 3/23/2015
One of the biggest criticisms competitors have leveled at Infinera over the years is its insistence on 500Gbit/s PICs, a strategy that seemed to eschew granularity ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 3/23/2015
The Facebook-led Open Compute Project is growing into a potential force to shape data centers and the networking industry.
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MACOM Remains Laser-Focused on Semiconductors
Dan O'Shea , Managing Editor , 3/11/2015
Following a frantic acquisition spree, MACOM has broadened its semiconductor ...
Validating Cisco's Service Provider Virtualization & Cloud Portfolio
, 3/3/2015
How independent test lab EANTC and Light Reading put Cisco's programmable service ...
Gaining 2020 Vision: Executive Summit Report
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-chief , 1/30/2015
Light Reading held its first 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Reykjavik, Iceland, ...
Who Does What: SDN Controllers
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 12/5/2014
SDN is one of the technologies that all the vendors are talking about, but which ...
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures.
Chattanooga’s EPB publicly owned utility comms company has become a poster child for how to enable a local economy using next-gen networking technology. Steve Saunders, Founder of Light Reading, sits down with Harold DePriest, president and CEO of EPB, to learn how EPB is bringing big time tech to small town America.
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The Benefits of HyperScale Clouds for NFV

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Hyperscale cloud has been developed by the Internet giants to support the creation and delivery of software-based services at blistering speeds, and at the lowest possible cost. The original ETSI NFV vision was to adopt hyperscale cloud architecture and practices. This vision has become somewhat obscured along the way, due to misunderstandings about the hyperscale ...
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eLTE Rapid Meets the Need for Speed

3|26|15   |   4:45   |   (0) comments


Designed especially for emergency and dedicated ad hoc local mobile communications coverage, Huawei's eLTE Rapid solution can deliver trunked voice, video and data coverage for multiple users over a 6km range and be set up in just 15 minutes, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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On Videos: Challenges & Opportunities

3|26|15   |   5:56   |   (0) comments


Most everything is now connected. And along with 4K and 4G technologies, everyone could be creating and broadcasting video contents. Users are expecting better video experience with any screen, anywhere and anytime. Operators will meet new challenges, but also see some big opportunities.
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JDSU: Delivering Dynamic Networks for a Personalized Experience

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Light Reading speaks to JDSU at Mobile World Congress 2015 about new solutions in the areas of HetNets, VoLTE, backhaul, virtualization, big data analytics, and real-time intelligence.
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Smarter Service Chaining & New Ways to Benefit From Qosmos Technology

3|25|15   |   03:11   |   (0) comments


David Le Goff, director of strategic and product marketing at Qosmos, explains how the company has added application awareness to subscriber information to make service chaining more efficient and reduce costs for networking and infrastructure. In addition, Qosmos technology, which has been delivered as C libraries, is now also available as a virtual machine, ...
Between the CEOs
Qosmos CEO: The Changing Face of DPI

3|24|15   |   13:53   |   (0) comments


LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures. Also, how the comms market is becoming more like the automotive industry.
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FC Schalke Scores With Its Agile Stadium

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Top German soccer club FC Schalke 04 has deployed a new, agile WiFi network from Huawei in its Veltins-Arena stadium and is reaping the benefits in terms of customer satisfaction and business opportunities, explains marketing chief Alexander Jobst.
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Huawei’s Insights on Mobile Video

3|24|15   |   7:51   |   (0) comments


More people than ever are now watching videos on smartphones. Seventy percent of mobile traffic will be video traffic until 2018. In this video, Huawei's exports give their insights on mobile video in terms of business model, network planning and 4G network construction.
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The Rise of Industry 4.0

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Are you ready for the fourth industrial revolution? It's a big deal for influential operators such as Deutsche Telekom.
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Getting Connected With eLTE

3|23|15   |   06:04   |   (0) comments


Trunked radio communications have entered the 4G LTE world, and with Huawei's eLTE solution, can now deliver a full range of data and video services as well as push-to-talk voice, explains Huawei's Norman Frisch.
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Funkwerk’s on Track With Huawei

3|19|15   |   3:23   |   (0) comments


GSM-R technology specialist Funkwerk and Huawei have forged a partnership that is benefiting both parties, notes Funkwerk's Gottfried Winter.
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How EANTC Tested Cisco's Virtualization Solutions

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Carsten Rossenhövel, managing director of independent test lab EANTC, tells Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the innovative approach his team had to take when validating Cisco's service provider virtualization and cloud solutions.
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