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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/13/2017
The head of Verizon's product development business in Europe has publicly leaned on vendors to make some radical improvements to their virtualization offerings.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/13/2017
THE HAGUE -- SDN NFV World Congress -- Just as Catalonia considers breaking away from Spain, and the bedraggled British bulldog limps toward its EU Brexit, so the ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/11/2017
THE HAGUE -- SDN NFV World Congress -- Orange has finished defining its "target architecture" for more virtualized and software-based networks and will embark on a ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/11/2017
THE HAGUE -- SDN NFV World Congress -- The Facebook-led Telecom Infra Project (TIP) will launch a new working group dedicated to the subject of machine learning in ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/11/2017
THE HAGUE -- SDN NFV World Congress -- China Unicom will invest in thousands of edge data centers in the next few years as part of a broader network overhaul linked ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/11/2017
THE HAGUE -- SDN NFV World Congress -- The Deutsche Telekom executive behind ETSI's just-announced zero-touch group has held out the possibility of merging it with ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/10/2017
THE HAGUE -- SDN NFV World Congress -- Several telcos have warned that complexity in the network environment could pose a threat to automation, driving up its cost ...
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THE HAGUE -- SDN NFV World Congress -- Deutsche Telekom has announced an ultimate goal of developing networks that can function with "no human involvement" and urged ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/9/2017
Ericsson has nominated Ronnie Leten as its new chairman following the July decision by Leif Johansson not to seek re-election under apparent pressure from shareholders.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/6/2017
A UK startup called Zeetta Networks could be set for much bigger things after it was chosen to join Facebook's disruptive Telecom Infra Project (TIP), where it will ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/5/2017
Nokia has landed a strategically important non-telco customer in the perennially hard-to-crack Chinese market through its Nuage Networks software-defined networks ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/3/2017
Nokia's targeted enterprise business is poised for continued sales growth while its main networks business remains in decline, said the company's global services ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 9/28/2017
In an industry that grew fat off people's urge to talk, executives have themselves become conversational experts. Sessions overran at this week's MEC Congress in ...
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Overhead Door Opens to Cloud Innovation
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/16/2017
The 96-year-old company has a hybrid estate, but sees the cloud as where future ...
Xerox CISO Readies Printers for IoT Era
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/16/2017
Dr. Alissa Johnson, the CISO of Xerox, believes that printers are part of the IoT ...
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Phil Skipper, Head of IoT Business Development, Vodafone, 10/16/2017
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TIP Players Voice Open Source Misgivings
Iain Morris , News Editor , 7/11/2017
TIP members big and small are assessing what open source technology means for them.
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Iain Morris , News Editor , 3/15/2017
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
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Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 3/13/2017
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Just a few weeks into power, Donald Trump already seems to have had a big impact ...
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