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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/15/2016
The security industry has been talking about virtualizing security so it can be distributed to protect assets, but it's now time to start acting.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/14/2016
There's a boom in security services, driven by demand from businesses and shaped by the ability to deliver security as a virtual network function.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/9/2016
Level 3 Communications' Chief Security Officer Dale Drew says service providers, manufacturers and even consumers must combine to halt botnet woes.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/2/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- The recent massive DDoS attacks using Internet of Things devices are rallying the cybersecurity industry to the cause, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/2/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- Ed Amoroso, AT&T's recently retired chief security officer, predicted on Thursday that there will be a major and ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/1/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- Merger and acquisition activity may be financially rewarding but it can actually create and contribute to enterprise ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/8/2016
When most male executives retire from a long-time job, they brush up their golf game, plan exotic travel, tackle the "honey do list" or find a beach somewhere to just sit.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/29/2015
Much of my work in the past year has been on Light Reading events, so it's not surprising that some of my most memorable moments of 2015 happened on the stages I helped set. Here's a look ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/22/2015
As last week's news clearly shows, there are constantly new threats to the telecom network and the technology on which it's built. The most serious of those seems to be the compromise of ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/17/2015
The growth of polymorphic attacks, which change over time or use one kind of attack to mask another, is forcing the telecom industry to reshape its view of cyber security to be broader in ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/16/2015
Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Patrick Donegan defends network security experts as being more able to properly assess the risk of change than top carrier management.
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How Cisco Works With UK Startups

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At Ovum's Digital Futures conference, Scot Gardner, CEO of Cisco UK & Ireland, explains how the networking giant is working with UK scale-ups.
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Open Radisys: Making Open Telecom Solutions a Reality

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Radisys President and CEO Brian Bronson shares how Radisys is enabling communications service providers to drive disruption with open telecom solutions.
Shades of Ray
Flirting With Automation

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Automated back office operations is becoming a hot topic amongst major operators, including many of those at the recent Operations Transformation Forum in Hong Kong.
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: The Light Reading Sandwich

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In the absence of Jamie, Scott becomes the filling in a Light Reading sandwich as he's outnumbered by Ray and Iain. The three discuss long overdue big investments in fiber from the likes of Vodafone and Verizon, and why they matter. Talking about big investments, they move on to the exceptional sum Apple wants for its latest shiny thing and to what extent it's ...
LRTV Interviews
Why the Cloud Will Be Distributed

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At Ovum's Digital Futures event in London, Marcus Weldon, corporate CTO at Nokia and president of Nokia Bell Labs, explains why, in order to enable the bandwidth-hungry and low latency-demanding services of the future, a distributed cloud architecture will be essential.
LRTV Documentaries
MWC Americas – Day 2 Recap

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It's Day 2 and we are still at our janky San Fran hotel and reporting to you everything you'd want to know about MWC Americas!
LRTV Interviews
Smarter Thinking for the Digital Economy

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Informa CEO Stephen Carter, who has extensive experience in the communications sector, discusses some of the key takeaways from the recent Ovum Digital Futures conference, where he chaired a panel session titled 'Investing in the Age of the Smarter Customer.'
LRTV Documentaries
Sprint COO on Massive MIMO Deployment: 'You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet'

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Sprint COO of Technology Guenther Ottendorfer and Ericsson Head of Network Infrastructure Nishant Batra share details of the first US trial of massive MIMO in downtown Seattle. The execs tell Light Reading, in a video produced in partnership with AppMedia, how Ericsson's massive MIMO antennas will increase capacity in Sprint's network where its customers need it ...
LRTV Documentaries
AT&T's CTO on Edge Compute & the Power of Low Latency

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The power of latency will be "the next new thing" to change the landscape of mobility, according to AT&T CTO Andre Fuetsch. The carrier sees edge compute on 5G as the vehicle for NFV and automation and, importantly, its ability to monetize new services like AR/VR, connected cars and more. In a wide-ranging interview, produced in partnership with AppMedia, Fuetsch ...
LRTV Interviews
Telco Revenues Set to Grow – Ovum

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Richard Mahony, research director for the service provider segment at Ovum, explains why the global telco services market is set to grow by about 2% this year.
LRTV Documentaries
MWC Americas Day 1 Recap

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San Francisco in the storm, mobile technology, telecom warriors and the shiny New iPhone X!
LRTV Documentaries
Can a Government Fund the Next Silicon Valley?

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New York is Silicon Alley. Israel? Silicon Wadi. And in Santiago, it's Chilecon Valley. Thirty years after the end of Pinochet's dictatorship, Chile has become one of South America's most vibrant economies. For the past six years, the government has given interest-free loans of up to $40,000 to entice startups to move to Santiago. Light Reading traveled to Chile ...