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Key developments related to the platforms and tools used to secure mobile and wireless infrastructure and applications.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 8/28/2015
SAN DIEGO -- LTE-U isn't just compatible with WiFi. It's a better neighbor for WiFi devices than other WiFi devices are, say Qualcomm executives and engineers.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 8/18/2015
We're rocketing toward our conclusion of Light Reading's original science fiction serial, "Silence Like Diamonds." Read the latest installment here:
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/18/2015
In hopes of warding off significant attacks, Level 3 Communications is trying to spread the word among ISPs of a major new distributed denial of service (DDoS) ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 8/13/2015
What's a lifeline service? In the telecom industry, we used to say landline voice was such a service, but that's certainly no longer the case. Mobile or broadband ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 8/12/2015
AT&T has had its SDN-enabled Network On-Demand service live for less than a year, but it's already yielding impressive results, including a reduction in provisioning ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/10/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Opera sizes up a sale; Batelco tests TWDM-PON with Huawei; Orange agrees sale of Armenian unit.
By Tom Ryan, President and CEO, Argyle Data, 8/5/2015
Upon his capture in 1934, the legendary bank robber Willie Sutton was asked by FBI agents, "Why do you rob banks, Willie?" Sutton, who believed the question to be ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/3/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Mobily swings to a Q2 loss; mobile boosts Telkom's fiscal Q1; BT launches 4K sports content.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 7/31/2015
The next installment of our science fiction series, "Silence Like Diamonds," is up. Read it here:
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/29/2015
Verizon is stepping up its involvement with the utility industry and slapping on the "as-a-service" distinction with Wednesday's announcement of Grid Wide Utility ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 7/28/2015
The second episode of our science fiction story, "Silence Like Diamonds," is up! Read it here: Silence Like Diamonds - Episode 2: Warning Shot.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/16/2015
NetScout has closed its $2.3 billion acquisition of Danaher's communication businesses, including Tektronix Communications, Arbor Networks and parts of the Fluke ...
By Gabriel Brown, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 7/7/2015
The industry is making decent progress on virtual mobile core networks. At Light Reading's Big Telecom Event last month, AT&T's SVP Architecture & Design, Andre ...
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The New IP
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Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 8/31/2015
Results of The New IP's SDN and NFV Readiness meter poll show that almost 50% of ...
Virtualization: Enabling Mobile Operators to Outsource Networks
Tim Kridel, Technology Writer, 8/31/2015
Mobile operators have been selling off their tower portfolios to focus on their ...
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Critical Infrastructure: Why Telecom Is Taking a Renewed Interest in the Utility Sector
Dan O'Shea , Managing Editor , 8/27/2015
Telecom vendors are taking an increasing interest in the utility industry's ...
Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-chief , 5/7/2015
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
Heavy Reading Q&A: Getting to the Heart of 5G
Sarah Thomas , Editorial Operations Director , 4/6/2015
Heavy Reading analyst Gabriel Brown shares his thoughts on 5G's requirements, ...
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Complexity is security's worst enemy, says TeliaSonera's chief security officer.
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John Barnes , Author , 8/7/2015
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Jeff Miller, President and CEO of ActiveVideo, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the impact of virtualization on the TV and video distribution market.
Equinix CTO Ihab Tarazi talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about data center, cloud and the impact of virtualization in the coming years.
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Between the CEOs
CEO Chat With Jeff Miller, ActiveVideo

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Jeff Miller, President and CEO of ActiveVideo, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the impact of virtualization on the TV and video distribution market.
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Vodafone: Mobile Money Is About Customer Trust

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Light Reading spoke with Vodafone's Ian Ravenscroft about the unique responsibilities and opportunities facing operators handling customers' financial transactions over the network.
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Palo Alto Networks on Expanding in the Carrier/Service Provider Market

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Alfred Lee from Palo Alto Networks tells Steve Saunders about their new chassis-based system, the PA-7080, and how it can benefit service providers compared to legacy firewalls.
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Global Services Forum Preview

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Light Reading's CEO and Founder Steve Saunders talks about Huawei's upcoming Global Services Forum with the help of Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan and Teresa Mastrangelo.
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Infoblox on DNS Threat Index

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Dilip Pillaipakam from Infoblox talks to Steve Saunders about his company's core network services.
Between the CEOs
CEO Chat With Ihab Tarazi, Equinix

8|14|15   |   20:18   |   (1) comment


Equinix CTO Ihab Tarazi talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the dramatic changes in the data center, cloud and interconnect markets and discusses the impact of SDN and NFV in the coming years.
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The Netformx Ecosystem

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Ittai Bareket, CEO of Netformx, talks with Steve Saunders about the Netformx Ecosystem, which employs cutting-edge prescriptive analytics to help solution providers maximize profits.
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Versa Networks on Leveraging VNFs

8|12|15   |   07:37   |   (0) comments


Kumar Mehta, founder and CEO of stealth mode startup Versa Networks, talks with Steve Saunders about how providers can best leverage virtualized network functions (VNFs).
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Transforming the Network Through OPNFV

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Sandra Rivera, VP Data Center Group; GM Network Platforms Group, Intel Corporation, on OPNFV Arno and how the industry is coming together to accelerate the deployment of NFV and transform the network.
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Huawei ONS Product Demo

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Huawei shows at Open Networking Summit 2015 in Santa Clara how its SDN and NFV solutions embrace openness.
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End-User or Enterprise Benefits to the New IP

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Andrew Coward discusses what the New IP means to end users or enterprise customers. He explains compelling reasons, including how every customer can get their own network, from the transformation to the New IP.
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Network Visibility & the New IP

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Mukund Srigopal provides an explanation of what network visibility is and how it is essential as service providers transition to the New IP. In addition, the importance of the network packet broker is discussed.
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