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Key developments related to MPLS systems and standards.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/20/2014
An initial informal collaboration of two web giants, Google and Microsoft, along with major telecom players AT&T and BT, has produced a key network data model for ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/20/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu takes to the skies; Ericsson trials WiFi in Turkey; Vodafone fears cost of TV content.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/12/2014
Network management software maker WebNMS today debuts its platform for automating dynamic services in the carrier realm, building on its history of having open APIs ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 11/7/2014
Cyan has gotten a lot of credit for being an early mover in the SDN market, but the company is still waiting for its big SDN payday. It's looking more and more like ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/29/2014
Tata Communications today debuted its approach to offering flexible connectivity for cloud services with IZO, a platform that delivers multiple flavors of public ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 10/6/2014
Network processor developer EZchip saw its stock value decline more than 10% in midday trading today, as it became the latest vendor to warn of lower revenue in its ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/6/2014
Global Capacity announced two more deals on Monday: one that expands its service footprint in rural areas and another landing a major customer, as the US wholesale ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/6/2014
Tower Cloud, whose fiber network in the southeastern US was built for mobile backhaul, is now getting into business services. The company announced Monday its first ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/2/2014
AT&T today added Amazon Web Services to the list of cloud providers accessible via its AT&T NetBond service, a scalable secure network offering designed to match ...
By Jason Meyers, Senior Editor, Gigabit Cities/IoT, 10/1/2014
Global network operator GTT Communications has deepened its cloud services focus with the $40 million acquisition of UNSi, which provides data services primarily to ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/24/2014
As reported yesterday exclusively in Light Reading, the Metro Ethernet Forum today announced its plans to develop service orchestration, APIs and service model ...
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The New NFV Equation: Agility
Shauli Rozen , Director of Product Strategy, Amdocs , 11/28/2014
The focus of implementing NFV is shifting from cost savings to business agility ...
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Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 11/26/2014
NFV and SDN have been the hottest topics on The New IP over the last two months ...
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Could Li Ka-Shing Crash BT's M&A Party?
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/28/2014
Hong Kong-based billionaire Li Ka-Shing is getting ready to start a mobile ...
Huawei Preaches an 'Open' Gospel
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/28/2014
'We're committed to open source, ok?'
Eurobites: Net Neutrality Rules in Limbo
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/28/2014
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Hutchison stokes the UK mobile M&A firestorm; ...
Could Li Ka-Shing Crash BT's M&A Party?
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/28/2014
Hong Kong-based billionaire Li Ka-Shing is getting ready to start a mobile ...
Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/21/2014
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North ...
Altiostar's C-RAN Steps Into the Light, Junks Dark Fiber
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/20/2014
Altiostar emerges from stealth with a Cloud-RAN system that uses Ethernet rather ...
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Doing the Dirty Work Pays Off
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 3/27/2014
Larissa Herda and her tw telecom team chose the hard way when integrating a major ...
Murray Leads Big Switch Into Bare Metal Battle
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LRTV Interviews
From 4G to 5G: Alcatel-Lucent's Dave Geary

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Dave Geary, President of Wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, talks about the evolution of the 4G market, small cells, partnerships, 5G and the IoT.
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Building a Secure Telefonica Network With Huawei's High-End Firewall

11|24|14   |   4:37   |   (0) comments


Andrew Davies, IP architect of the Telefonica, a leading digital communications company, discusses the Huawei security gateway solution and putting the solution into the testbed.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Partners with Spirent to Verify CE12816's 10GE Port & TRILL Networking Capabilities

11|24|14   |   2:50   |   (0) comments


Spirent Communications is the world's leading supplier for telecom testing appliances and solutions. Spirent has been in a close partnership with Huawei for a long time.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Saudi Airlines & Its ICT Transformation

11|24|14   |   2:07   |   (0) comments


In this video, Saudi Airlines discusses its network problems and how Huawei's Agile Network is its all-in-one solution.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei's Agile Switch Benefiting Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital

11|24|14   |   2:40   |   (0) comments


Saudi Arabia's Yamamah Hospital speaks about how Huawei's Agile Switch has improved the medical service's network infrastructure.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
FanPlay & Huawei Build a Wireless Agile Smart Stadium

11|24|14   |   2:13   |   (0) comments


FanPlay is a cloud-based white label service, which is effectively a football fan engagement platform underpinned by mobile payment technology.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Building an Agile Stadium

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Stadiums may be thousands of tons of concrete and steel, but they now need to be agile. Being at the stadium may not be as alluring as it once was. Sports franchises and stadium operators discuss how to get fans back.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Helps ChinaCache Tackle Challenges in the Internet Industry

11|24|14   |   3:09   |   (0) comments


ChinaCache is China's largest content distribution network supplier. Huawei's CE12800 has provided ChinaCache with very strong support in its establishment of an infrastructure network.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Cefinity on Managed Security Services & Next-Generation Firewall

11|24|14   |   7:05   |   (0) comments


Cefinity is a cloud management service provider in Southeast Asia. Ivan Zhang, CEO of the company, discusses the implementation of security service management in the cloud era.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei's Agile Gateway in the Eyes of Cefinity

11|24|14   |   2:11   |   (0) comments


Cefinity is a managed service provider for enterprise networks. The company currently uses Huawei's AR series routers for the most complete range of functions. CEO Ivan Zhang speaks about the advantages of the AR series routers.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
CTO of Bus-Online Talks About Huawei's Agile Gateway

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Bus-Online covers around 100 million users everyday. In addition to providing mobile TV, and advertising services to the public, Bus-Online has also entered the field of mobile Internet.
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