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Key developments in the Carrier Ethernet and IP/routing infrastructure and services sectors.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/23/2014
The Metro Ethernet Forum is to challenge the emerging dominance of SDN specifications such as OpenFlow and the open source code coming from the OpenDaylight project ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 9/22/2014
CANNES, France -- ECOC 2014 -- The optical sector underpins pretty much every major communications networking development under the sun, but the perception of "value" ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/22/2014
Huawei and China Telecom are claiming an industry first with the completion of virtualized customer premises equipment trials aimed at simplifying deployment for ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/22/2014
It might seem a bit of a stretch for CENX to go from operating an Ethernet exchange that never really took off to offering a service orchestration platform for SDN ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 9/22/2014
Brocade has unveiled an SDN controller based on the open source developments taking place at the OpenDaylight community.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 9/22/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad sets T-Mobile US bid deadline; Brocade staffs up for EMEA push; Netflix seeks Belgian partners.
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Utility Communications/IoT, 9/19/2014
Minnesota co-op Paul Bunyan Communications has committed to one of the most geographically sprawling gigabit network deployments to date, vowing to cover a whopping ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 9/18/2014
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- After years of speculation about Infinera's plans for the 100G metro market, the transport infrastructure vendor has finally revealed the Cloud ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/18/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson unplugs its modems division; rescue plan for Phones 4u; BT and TalkTalk row on.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 9/17/2014
The Optical Internetworking Forum and the Open Networking Foundation have announced the list of vendors participating in their global transport SDN demonstrations, ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/17/2014
AT&T's first commercial offering using its new cloud network architecture is coming to Austin by the end of this year and will allow businesses to change Ethernet ...
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New Wave of Subsea Builds Aids APAC's Expansion
Robert Clark, , 9/23/2014
China's needs and regional 4G data traffic growth drive fresh Asian capacity builds.
Exclusive: MEF to Rival ONF, OpenDaylight With SDN Strategy
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/23/2014
The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is getting ready to take on OpenFlow, OpenDaylight ...
Eurobites: AlcaLu Adds to Small Cell Backhaul Mix
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/23/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 1,700 jobs lost at Phones 4u; BT signs ...
Exclusive: MEF to Rival ONF, OpenDaylight With SDN Strategy
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/23/2014
The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is getting ready to take on OpenFlow, OpenDaylight ...
New Wave of Subsea Builds Aids APAC's Expansion
Robert Clark, , 9/23/2014
China's needs and regional 4G data traffic growth drive fresh Asian capacity builds.
Microsoft Does About-Face, Debuts $25 Phone
Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 8/11/2014
Nokia's new parent is still figuring out its mobile story, as it launches a new ...
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Verizon Adds AWS to Private Secure Cloud Interconnect
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Orange Creates Business-Class Internet Service
Monday, September 22, 2014
Ericsson Buys Majority Stake in Apcera
Monday, September 22, 2014
Brocade Appoints APAC, EMEA Execs
Monday, September 22, 2014
Brocade Launches Vyatta SDN Controller
Monday, September 22, 2014
VeEX Rolls Out OTDR
Friday, September 19, 2014
AT&T, IBM Team on Private Secure Cloud Connections
Thursday, September 18, 2014
AT&T Launches New Business Fiber Service
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Belgacom Deploys Cisco Mobile Packet Core
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Brocade Buys Vistapointe NFV Assets
Monday, September 15, 2014
CWDM4 MSA Touts 100G Data Center Spec
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Hetnet Software Tackles IP Backhaul Automation, Virtualized EPC
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Alcatel-Lucent Unveils Velocix Virtual CDN
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Prime Reading
Colt Pulls the Trigger on Data Center Virtualization
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 8/7/2014
Colt was implementing SDN and NFV in its data centers before those terms had even ...
Level 3 CTO Jack Waters: Network Integration Guru
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 8/5/2014
After integrating nine network acquisitions in nine years, Waters thinks he's ...
Salary Survey Report 2014
Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 7/23/2014
Light Reading's fourth annual salary survey of telecom professionals reveals that ...
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Sales Director of INIT on Plug & Play Switch Devices

9|19|14   |   3:21   |   (0) comments


INIT Italy uses both the Huawei S5700 and S7700 series switches for the campus LAN environment. Sales Director Andrea Curti says their company chose these Huawei devices over others because of their performance, flexible scalability and plug-and-play features.
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Saudi Arabia Upgrades Vocational Training System

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The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) has 100,000 students, 150 government-owned institutions and oversees 1000 private institutes. The CIO of TVTC explains that Huawei devices have allowed them to manage multiple datacenters using just one software program, scientifically tracking the progress of students and teachers, saving them millions.
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Huawei's Media Solutions Are Here to Stay

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The current media revolution requires rapid upgrades in technology. New formats (HD, 3D, 4K etc.) and the subsequent explosion of file sizes demand sophisticated network and storage architecture. Social media and the multiple distribution channels require a robust asset management system. Gartner analyst Venecia Liu speaks about the current technological trends in ...
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Microgenesis on Huawei's Switches

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Microgenesis is a solutions and system integrator company in the Philippines whose areas of expertise include data centers, networking and security products. In this video, Executive Director Jeffrey Choa talks to us about his customers needs and they benefit from using Huawei switches.
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Network Solutions Help the Philippines Jump Ahead

9|17|14   |   2:59   |   (0) comments


In the past, the Philippines has under-invested in technology. Now, the CEO of Softshell talks about how Huawei products help the Philippines jump ahead as the economy improves.
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VCS Observation for Safer Cities in the Netherlands

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Holland's VCS Observation has been operating for 22 years. Its main goal is to get cities safer. CEO Wim van Deijzen tells us some of the challenges his company faces and how Huawei is helping to overcome these challenges.
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A Conversation With Serbia's Ministry of Interior

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At HCC 2014, the Assistant Minister of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia talks to us about his projects and corporation with Huawei. Solutions like Safe City and E-Government and services like cloud computing are just some of the areas his department is interested in.
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IHS Analyst Discusses eLTE at CCW 2014

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Thomas Lynch, associate director of critical communications at IHS Technology, talks about broadband in critical communications.
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TCAA on Huawei eLTE: A Broadband Solution for Mission-Critical Communications

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At CCW2014 in Singapore, the TCCA's Phil Kidner talks about the importance of broadband data for critical communications.
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Spotlight on Cisco: SDN for Optical Networks

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Cisco's Greg Nehib talks OpenFlow and more on the 'Software-Defined Networking for Optical Networks' panel at the Big Telecom Event in June 2014.
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Cisco's Evolved Programmable Network (EPN)

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A look at the various demos Cisco showed at Light Reading's Big Telecom Event highlighting Cisco's EPN innovation and how SDN and NFV technologies are enabling a variety of new services.
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The Future of Ultra-Broadband, With Kevin Kelly (UBBF2014)

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If you think the technological changes we've seen up to now are astounding, just wait until you see what the future has in store. Discuss upcoming breakthroughs with Kevin Kelly, Founding Executive Editor of Wired Magazine, at the Huawei Ultra-Broadband Forum on September 24.
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Mosaik Solutions presents its 2014 maps of the wireless world in the US, including cable WiFi deployments, LTE network expansion and 600MHz auction boundaries.
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