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By Chloe Jian Ma, Senior Director, Cloud Market Development, Mellanox Technologies, 10/6/2015
There are many high-profile love-hate relationships around us, one of the most noteworthy being between two of the billionaire Silicon Valley CEOs, Larry Ellison and ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 10/6/2015
Arista on Tuesday announced network software designed to help data center operators protect so-called "east-west traffic" between devices inside a data center.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/6/2015
It's not often that very senior Huawei Technologies executives make themselves available for an open and independent interview with the business media, so when Light ...
By Brian Santo, Senior editor, Test & Measurement / Components, Light Reading, 10/6/2015
A proposal that aims to thoroughly transform broadcast TV into a medium competitive with any other (cable, telco, DBS, cellular) has just taken an enormous step ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 10/6/2015
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- After decades building a business on high-performance proprietary networking equipment, Cisco foresees a future where it can coexist with white ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/6/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: GCHQ deploys Smurf army, says Snowden; Safe Harbor ruling could spell trouble for Facebook and others; Telenet/BASE deal comes ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/6/2015
Bouygues Telecom has sharply raised its profitability targets after making better-than-expected progress on cost-cutting activities and issuing a bullish outlook for ...
By Brian Santo, Senior editor, Test & Measurement / Components, Light Reading, 10/6/2015
Researchers have developed a photonic memory which, unlike previous devices that rely on light as a mechanism for storage, is non-volatile and can be simultaneously ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/6/2015
Masergy's James Harrison talks about some of the network security and data center issues network operators need to consider as they expand their broadband services portfolios.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 10/5/2015
In a much-anticipated move, Reliance Communications and Reliance Jio, which are controlled by brothers Anil Ambani and Mukesh Ambani respectively, are close to ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/5/2015
Against a background of increased international cooperation and competition on the development of 5G, the chairman of the FCC is proposing moving ahead with rules on ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/5/2015
The head of Telefónica's NFV initiative admits virtualization initially means greater complexity, but with the right abstraction layer, that can change.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/5/2015
Following last week's hack of Experian -- the credit agency used by T-Mobile to handle applicant's credit checks -- customer details are now up for sale on the ...
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The New IP
Engaging the Customer in the New IP
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 10/5/2015
Before you get wrapped up in technology and acronyms remember that customer ...
Cyber Security: A Shared Responsibility
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 10/2/2015
The cost of cyber attacks to the world economy is $445 billion, says a new report ...
Heavy Reading
Is Europe Ready for Gigabit Cities?
September 2015
Are European cities ready to supply gigabit services to businesses and households? In this report, we discuss the key factors – supply-side, demand-side and regulatory – that are encouraging or retarding the supply of gigabit services in Europe.
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Vendors Find Strongest IoT Growth with Vertical Focus
Vol. 11, No. 3, August 2015
This report examines the vertical markets for IoT, analyzing how vendors are defining the market and how they expect verticals to shape up for IoT. Additionally, it examines the strongest drivers in the market, as well as the greatest challenges the market faces. The report includes a comparative analysis of IoT solutions available and details trends that are likely to occur in the industry over the next 18-24 months.
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Colocation Looks Enticing to Enterprises Weary of IT Woes
Vol. 15, No. 7, August 2015
This report examines the market for colocation centers, analyzing their attributes, the impact of virtualization on colocation, strongest drivers in the market and challenges the industry faces. It also includes a comparative breakdown of colocation centers. Finally, it examines the geographic landscape of the market and details trends that are likely to occur in the industry over the next 18-24 months.
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Prime Reading
Getting to NFV Everywhere
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 10/5/2015
Real-world challenges come with the territory as NFV starts to see practical ...
Critical Infrastructure: Why Telecom Is Taking a Renewed Interest in the Utility Sector
Dan O'Shea , Managing Editor , 8/27/2015
Telecom vendors are taking an increasing interest in the utility industry's ...
Vendor CEO Comp: Cashing In, Cashing Out
, 8/24/2015
2014 was a lucrative year for the top dogs at telecom vendors, who were paid big ...
Cable Execs Are Minting Money
, 8/18/2015
Cable operators and media companies paid their executives well in 2014, up to ...
Faster-Than-Light Reading
Silence Like Diamonds – Finale: When in Rome
John Barnes , Author , 8/25/2015
Yip and Marcus find out who kidnapped them -- and why.
365 Data Centers & WOW! Launch Tampa Internet Exchange
Monday, October 5, 2015
Nokia Networks Unveils LTE Public Safety Portfolio
Monday, October 5, 2015
Comcast Business Unveils Mobility for SMBs
Friday, October 2, 2015
MegaPath Adds Bluetooth to Managed WiFi
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Mellanox to Buy EZchip
Thursday, October 1, 2015
AT&T Uses U-Verse to Extend Ethernet Reach
Thursday, October 1, 2015
AT&T Targets CEOs, Boards With Security Report
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Cisco Powers AT&T's Virtual CPE Push
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
AT&T Launches Managed Internet on Demand
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
comScore, Rentrak Become One
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
AT&T, Maersk Sign Major IoT Deal
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Mirantis Updates OpenStack Distro for Enhanced Stability, Support
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
AT&T Upgrades Chicago GigaPower Offers
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Megaphone Moment
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9/30/2015 7:43:33 AM
Modi's visit to the US
8/20/2015 8:44:11 AM
Global Mainframe Market Trends,Share,Opportunities and ...
8/20/2015 3:28:03 AM
Global Big Data and Telecom Analytics Market Analysis ...
7/31/2015 10:12:58 AM
What can SDN learn from a twenty-five year old standard?
7/31/2015 3:01:36 AM
Message Board test
7/8/2015 11:34:38 AM
The burning platform hasn't been put out yet.
6/29/2015 9:27:39 AM
Facebook Open Switch
6/12/2015 1:07:00 PM
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LRTV Interviews
Network Security in a Gigabit World

10|6|15   |   05:52   |   (0) comments

Masergy's James Harrison talks about some of the network security and data center issues network operators need to consider as they expand their broadband services portfolios.
LRTV Documentaries
Telefónica: In Search of Virtual Simplicity

10|5|15   |   07:30   |   (0) comments

Francisco-Javier Ramon Salguero, head of Telefónica's NFV initiative, admits virtualization initially means greater complexity, but with the right abstraction layer, it is possible to create a services-driven network architecture. He explains how Telefónica's current trials and initiatives are aimed at doing that, and what his company and other carriers need to ...
LRTV Interviews
Gigabit Europe Takeaways

10|5|15   |   03:47   |   (0) comments

Participants from the inaugural Gigabit Europe event in Munich share their key takeaways from the conference.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Intel Urges Women to Take Advantage of Their Seat at the Table

10|5|15   |   4:27   |   (1) comment

Have inclusive and constructive conversations, attach a bigger meaning to your work and get involved in the cause, Intel's Monique Hayward advises women in comms.
LRTV Interviews
BT Updates on Plans

10|2|15   |   03:16   |   (2) comments

Peter Bell, CIO at Openreach, the access network division at UK incumbent BT, provides an update on the operator's trials and how Openreach is planning to deploy the broadband technology in its street cabinets.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Sonus Shakes Up SD-WAN

10|2|15   |   7:22   |   (0) comments

Sonus CTO Kevin Riley sat down with Light Reading to discuss the trajectory of the company, its SDN ambitions and why Sonus is taking a market-disruptive approve to SD-WAN.
LRTV Interviews
CityFibre's Gigabit Vision

10|1|15   |   03:18   |   (1) comment

Mark Collins, director of Strategy & Public Affairs at competitive UK city network operator CityFibre, talks about his company's plans to help build Gigabit Cities.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Automate, Scale & Create With Juniper's vCPE Solution

10|1|15   |   6:34   |   (0) comments

Join Kireeti Kompella, Juniper Networks CTO, and Steve Saunders, Light Reading Founder and CEO, as they discuss Juniper Networks' approach to NFV showcased with a turnkey vCPE solution, which demonstrates how service providers can use automation to rapidly deploy services.
LRTV Interviews
Gigabit Europe: Day 1 Takeaways

9|29|15   |   05:47   |   (5) comments

Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Iain Morris sup a beer and discuss some of the key takeaways from the first day of Gigabit Europe 2015.
LRTV Interviews
Gigabit in Europe

9|29|15   |   04:24   |   (0) comments

At the Gigabit Europe 2015 event in Munich, Heavy Reading's Graham Finnie talks about the availability of gigabit broadband in Europe.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
AT&T's Band of Women

9|28|15   |   4:36   |   (0) comments

Brooks McCorcle, the president of AT&T's partner solutions divisions and a mathematician by trade, shares stats on AT&T's diversity and advice on how to create your own band of women at work.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Metaswitch's New CEO Martin Lund Discusses His Role

9|25|15   |   11:36   |   (0) comments

Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers ...
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
With so many new and exciting communications technologies now under development, it's easy to get caught up in the industry's escalating hype cycle. That's why the ...
Last week saw a big day in the 15-year history of Light Reading when Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre and I were invited to interview the Deputy Chairman and Rotating ...
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Communication service providers realize that an ICT transformation is critical to their long-term survival, but most haven't yet committed to making it happen.
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