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Key developments related to DWDM optical deployments and systems.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 11/20/2014
Optical circuit switch maker Calient Technologies is pushing further into the SDN realm, having announced this week an OpenDaylight-based controller that allows data ...
By Eduard Beier, 11/17/2014
The Terabit Demonstrator Project will showcase a 1 Terabit (10 x 100GigE) data path over about 1,000 kilometers at SC14, the Supercomputing Conference, in New ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 11/14/2014
The submarine cable sector does not often get the attention of other parts of the network, but deep below the surface, a shakeup is happening.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/13/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre's dark fiber backhaul deal; Sky completes European acquisitions, tweaks name; drones latest!
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 11/7/2014
Cyan has gotten a lot of credit for being an early mover in the SDN market, but the company is still waiting for its big SDN payday. It's looking more and more like ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 11/3/2014
Since we last checked in on Bit Parts, our optical components sector overview, we've seen one big M&A deal announced with more consolidation likely to come in 2015:
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 10/30/2014
Will corporate enterprises be buyers of optical infrastructure? That's something of an eternal question facing optical equipment vendors. Common wisdom is that a few ...
By Steve Vogelsang, CTO, IP Routing and Transport, Alcatel-Lucent, 10/27/2014
There's a funny thing about the OSI stack: It's not just an abstraction of a communication system, but also a social hierarchy that creates a kind of class system in ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 10/22/2014
Infinera's third-quarter earnings managed to clear the carrier capex hurdles that have recently entangled other vendors, as this afternoon the vendor posted revenue ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 10/20/2014
For once, Infinera isn't being chastised for its failure to win a contract with AT&T or Verizon.
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Huawei Targets 4.5G Mobile by 2016
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Chinese vendor is working on a '4.5G' mobile solution that can achieve 1Gbit/s ...
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Friday, November 21, 2014
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
R&E Nets Complete ANA-200G Ring
Monday, November 17, 2014
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Thursday, November 13, 2014
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Monday, November 10, 2014
Cyan Q3 Revenue Falls Year Over Year
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Angola Cables Takes South Atlantic Route
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Calient Chooses Euro Sales Partner
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Thursday, October 16, 2014
BT, ADVA Show Off Transport SDN
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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From 4G to 5G: Alcatel-Lucent's Dave Geary

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Dave Geary, President of Wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, talks about the evolution of the 4G market, small cells, partnerships, 5G and the IoT.
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Building a Secure Telefonica Network With Huawei's High-End Firewall

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Andrew Davies, IP architect of the Telefonica, a leading digital communications company, discusses the Huawei security gateway solution and putting the solution into the testbed.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Partners with Spirent to Verify CE12816's 10GE Port & TRILL Networking Capabilities

11|24|14   |   2:50   |   (0) comments


Spirent Communications is the world's leading supplier for telecom testing appliances and solutions. Spirent has been in a close partnership with Huawei for a long time.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Saudi Airlines & Its ICT Transformation

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In this video, Saudi Airlines discusses its network problems and how Huawei's Agile Network is its all-in-one solution.
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Huawei's Agile Switch Benefiting Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital

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Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital speaks about how Huawei's Agile Switch has improved the medical service's network infrastructure.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
FanPlay & Huawei Build a Wireless Agile Smart Stadium

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FanPlay is a cloud-based white label service, which is effectively a football fan engagement platform underpinned by mobile payment technology.
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Building an Agile Stadium

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Stadiums may be thousands of tons of concrete and steel, but they now need to be agile. Being at the stadium may not be as alluring as it once was. Sports franchises and stadium operators discuss how to get fans back.
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Huawei Helps ChinaCache Tackle Challenges in the Internet Industry

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ChinaCache is China's largest content distribution network supplier. Huawei's CE12800 has provided ChinaCache with very strong support in its establishment of an infrastructure network.
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Cefinity on Managed Security Services & Next-Generation Firewall

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Cefinity is a cloud management service provider in Southeast Asia. Ivan Zhang, CEO of the company, discusses the implementation of security service management in the cloud era.
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Huawei's Agile Gateway in the Eyes of Cefinity

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Cefinity is a managed service provider for enterprise networks. The company currently uses Huawei's AR series routers for the most complete range of functions. CEO Ivan Zhang speaks about the advantages of the AR series routers.
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CTO of Bus-Online Talks About Huawei's Agile Gateway

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Bus-Online covers around 100 million users everyday. In addition to providing mobile TV, and advertising services to the public, Bus-Online has also entered the field of mobile Internet.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Amsterdam ArenA as an Agile Campus

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The Amsterdam ArenA, home of the Ajax soccer team, can be a crowded space. ArenA has partnered with Huawei to work on bringing ample bandwidth to 53,000 people at the same time.
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