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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/4/2015
Four months into his new job as CenturyLink's CTO, Aamir Hussain is making a bold move with a sweeping reorganization designed to transform the legacy telco into an ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/3/2015
NTT's acquisition of the majority stake in a German data center operator continues that company's aggressive push to build a global infrastructure of networks and ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/3/2015
BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2015 -- Keen to realize economies of scale and improve customer services through further outsourcing of its network management ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/3/2015
The channel of value-added resellers, systems integrators and other third-party sales reps is playing a significant role in the sales of cloud services for ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/3/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom begins move to New IP; CityFibre plans Edinburgh network; deadline set for Danish merger decision.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/3/2015
There has been a lot of talk in recent years about what might be enabled by the many software-defined networking and virtualization capabilities being developed and ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 3/3/2015
Cisco scored a triple this week, announcing NFV deals with Deutsche Telekom, Telstra and Telecom Italia for managed services.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/26/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google combines European subsidiaries; O2 launches browser version of Tu Go; speedy 5G.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/25/2015
As carriers look to the Internet of Things to provide a business model that goes beyond connectivity, Verizon Enterprise Solutions tipped its hand how it might see ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/24/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica broadens cyber security offer; Danish gig for ADVA unit; Ericsson in WebRTC project.
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 2/20/2015
Global network operator GTT Communications has moved to acquire the managed services business of MegaPath, adding managed security services to its portfolio along ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/20/2015
Also in today's regional roundup: Gemalto investigates intelligence agencies hacking claims; BT welcomes Euro support over pricing rules; T-Mobile Austria bundles ...
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks transformation and virtualization – including Light Reading's independent testing of the vendor's virtualization solutions – with Cisco CEO John Chambers at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Check out Light Reading's interview with Jay Samit, the newly appointed CEO of publicly traded SeaChange International Inc. With a resume that includes Sony, EMI, and Universal, Samit brings a reputation as an entrepreneur and a disruptor to his new role at the video solutions company. Hear what he had to say about the opportunities in video, as well as the outlook for cable, telco, OTT and mobile service providers.
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In the Cloud With Telecom Italia

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders sits down with Telecom Italia's Simone Battiferri at Mobile World Congress to discuss virtualization, agility and the economic advantages of the cloud.
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New Ways of Working

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Hong Kong Telecom's Michael Yue explains how the transformation in its business has changed its customer relationships.
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Bridging the Digital Gap

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Boingo's Dr. Derek Peterson explains how ICT can help telcos bring the physical and virtual worlds closer together.
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Making the Internet of Things Affordable

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Telefonica's Dr. Mike Short explains how the Internet of Things demands a new low-cost approach to connectivity from telcos.
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Evolution, Not Revolution

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan explains why telcos can't be too hasty in their efforts to transform themselves.
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Management & Orchestration Enablement Strategies Required for NFV Commercial Success

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NFV commercial success rests on successful service orchestration strategies which can span heterogeneous physical, virtual, legacy and next-gen networks. Network data and security integrity are additional key aspects. Nakina provides a suite of orchestratable network integrity applications built on an open, scalable MANO enablement platform.
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The Power of Five Convergences in OceanStor OS

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OceanStor OS is Huawei's brand-new storage operating system. While inheriting the consistent high stability, reliability and performance from the company's previous storage products, OceanStor OS abounds in new converged storage features. Specifically, the new storage operating system achieves "five convergences" to lift storage convergence to a higher level.
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4K Brings Extreme Video Experience

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4K video is a hot topic in the video industry. It will certainly bring an extreme video experience to end users. At the same time, however, it will also pose a big challenge to operators. Check out this Huawei 4K experts' discussion about how operators can achieve success in 4K video service.
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DT's Virtualization Vision for Europe

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks virtualization, cloudification and standards with Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg at Mobile World Congress.
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ZTE's Wireline at MWC 2015

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Light Reading speaks with Jane Chen, ZTE's Senior VP of Wireline Business, about innovations in her product line at Mobile World Congress.
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ZTE at MWC 2015

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Dr. Dick Chen of ZTE USA gives Light Reading an overview of what's new at ZTE's pavilion at Mobile World Congress 2015.
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Ericsson CEO Talks Telco Data Center Tech

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At Mobile World Congress, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg discusses telco data center technology, business models, small cells and more.
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