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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/28/2016
As expected, the FCC today adopted new rules for how network operators can resell last-mile connections for business data services, striking down some previously ...
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SVP Lisa Miller provides updates on life at Level 3 post tw telecom merger, how the network operator is tackling data and delivering dynamic services on SDN and why security is top of mind.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/11/2016
Delivering application performance and making network connectivity match the business customer's specific needs are among the priorities for Global Capacity's new ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/30/2016
CTO Ihab Tarazi explains how Equinix is already moving to Open Compute Platform hardware and open source orchestration software in its multi-tenant data centers.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/29/2016
Time is running out to participate in Leading Lights 2016, the industry's most prestigious awards program, but the good news is that it's quick and easy to enter and ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/22/2016
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK government looks at landline rental charges; Vodafone and SFR extend roaming agreement in France; Croatia gets a Smart Street.
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