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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/23/2017
An SD-WAN startup called Aryaka has snagged a juicy $45 million in a Series D round of funding, attracting investment from German telecom incumbent Deutsche Telekom, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/19/2017
Windstream today joined the industry push to offer SD-WAN services, choosing VeloCloud technology to underpin the service and targeting mid-market business customers ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/18/2017
EdgeConneX's deployment of the Megaport SDN fabric in its data centers across the US is good news for its anchor tenants -- mostly cable operators -- but also creates ...
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By Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Managing Editor, 1/18/2017
Patrick Donegan, former Heavy Reading chief analyst, shares insight from his recent web-scale operators report.
By Curtis Franklin, Security Editor, 1/18/2017
On matters of computing infrastructure, when Google talks, people listen. Because, you know, they have a lot of it. And when they speak on matters of infrastructure ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/17/2017
Nico Fischbach, one of the best known names and faces in the Carrier Ethernet and virtualization sectors, has left international network operator Colt to join ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/16/2017
Masergy's Ray Watson says agility is key to providing the mix and match NFV-based services that are driving business for the provider today.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/15/2017
Level 3 Communications today announced the opening of three new traffic scrubbing centers in Asia-Pacific to deal with a steady rise in botnet attacks originating ...
By Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Managing Editor, 1/11/2017
Network infrastructure management software vendor SevOne has landed an intriguing engagement at Verizon: The Tier 1 operator is using SevOne software to improve ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/10/2017
It's been several years since Cisco first turned its gaze toward cloud-based video services, and while it's taken multiple acquisitions, product iterations and name ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/10/2017
Nico Fischbach of Colt says having a multi-carrier, end-to-end service proposition is going to be key in 2017.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/6/2017
China's ZTE is said to be cutting about 3,000 jobs, including about one fifth of the positions at its Chinese handset business, according to company sources cited by ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/6/2017
Chinese equipment vendor Huawei looks set to report an increase in sales of about 32% at its carrier and enterprise businesses for the 2016 fiscal year, judging by ...
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Verizon's Feldman: IoT Focus Shifts From Smart Cities to Smart Communities
Daniel Feldman, Director, Product & New Business Innovation IoT, Verizon, 1/23/2017
After meeting with city planners, CIOs and mayors, Verizon has expanded its IoT ...
Vodafone Says Hola to NB-IoT in Spain
Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 1/23/2017
Vodafone has embarked on a nationwide rollout of NB-IoT networks in Spain.
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Amoroso Shares His Security Obsession
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 9/8/2016
Retired AT&T Chief Security Officer Ed Amoroso is publishing a free three-volume ...
Evaluating Juniper's Cloud CPE Solution
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Light Reading commissioned independent test lab EANTC to evaluate Juniper's Cloud ...
Validating ADVA's Virtual Switch
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Independent test lab EANTC has put ADVA's Ensemble Connector virtual switch ...
Validating Cisco's Threat-Centric Security Solutions
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Independent test lab EANTC evaluated a range of Cisco security products – ...
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Monday, January 16, 2017
EdgeConneX Puts Megaport SDN Fabric in Data Centers Nationwide
Friday, January 13, 2017
PTCL to Use Viptela for SD-WAN
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
CenturyLink Buys Seal Consulting for SAP Support
Monday, January 9, 2017
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders chats with Sportlogiq CEO Craig Buntin about sports data analysis.
Eyal Waldman, CEO of Mellanox Technologies, speaks to Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, for an exclusive interview about the 100 GB cable challenge, cybersecurity and much more.
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Heavy Reading: The Web-Scale View

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome, Heavy Reading's former chief analyst Patrick Donegan shared insight from the recent web-scale operators report, which featured research on how web-scale operators view the market, the best web-scale companies to ...
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Cisco's Cloud Scale Networking: Automation, Virtualization & Simplification

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Cisco's Sanjeev Mervana outlines the latest innovations in networking technology at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.
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ADVA Talks Innovation & the Future of Networking

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Ray Le Maistre and Christoph Glingener, CTO of ADVA Optical Networking, discuss the current state of the industry, cooperation and collaboration, open innovation and the future of networking.
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Cisco's Infinite Video Platform

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Cisco's Infinite Video Platform allows service providers to deliver broadcast-quality video over IP networks. Infinite video supports many devices, from 4K TVs to tablets to game consoles. Join Cisco's Rajeev Raman for a brief tour and live demo.
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Masergy: Ability to Adapt Key for NFV

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Speaking at Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Masergy's VP, Global Technology, Ray Watson, said agility is key to providing the mix and match NFV-based services that are driving business for the managed service provider today.
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Equinix: The Data Explosion

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Eric Schwartz, president of EMEA, Equinix, talked about how Equinix is helping its customers manage the influx of data today, and how it's preparing for a future filled with millions of connected IoT devices.
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Heavy Reading: The Changing Data Center Landscape

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision event in Rome, Heavy Reading's Senior Analyst Roz Roseboro talks about how virtualization is impacting data center evolution and how that evolution is affecting the relationship between service providers, data center operators and public cloud providers.
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Boingo: Prepping for Millions of Devices

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision in Rome, Boingo's CTO Derek Peterson discusses how wireless operators will address the needs of low-bandwidth and high-bandwidth apps at the same time, the need for more MHz, the impact of IoT and more.
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Comcast Shows Off Gig Gateway at CES

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With its largest presence at CES in years, Comcast took the wraps off its long-awaited gigabit gateway and a new platform for managing the home WiFi network. Light Reading Senior Editor Mari Silbey sat down with EVP Chris Satchell to discuss the latest Comcast advance, and met with VP of Product Strategy and Development Andrea Peiro to walk through a demo of the ...
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Colt: End-to-End Key for 2017

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At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome, Nico Fischbach of Colt said having a multi-carrier, end-to-end service proposition is going to be key for 2017 -- and SD-WAN is instrumental in making it happen.
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Cisco's Clemson on Mobile Cloud Video

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Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators. "If you think about where we're going… whether it's a mobile application, or a video ...
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VMware Telco NFV Solutions – Preparing for 5G & IOT

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Shekar Ayyar, EVP & Corporate Strategy/General Manager of Telco for VMware, discusses VMware's Telco NFV solutions role and foundation for the Imminent Arrival of 5G & IOT.
From The Founder
Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators.
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Charting the CSP's Future
Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.