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Key developments related to the network functions virtualization (NFV) strategies of the communications service provider community.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 11/26/2014
Hewlett-Packard showed 2% revenue growth for its networking products in what was an otherwise weak fiscal fourth quarter, as the company prepares to split into two ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 11/25/2014
The move to SDN and NFV will only increase the need for advanced data analytics, especially in the OSS layer for service assurance, service management and related ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/24/2014
The new OPNFV organization is melding the telecom standards world with the open source realm in its own unique way, all the while trying to focus on developing ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/18/2014
Mavenir appears to be getting LTE security gateway vendor Stoke for a knock-down bargain price ahead of the traditional Black Friday holiday sales in the US.
By Iain Morris, 11/17/2014
Nokia has plenty of enthusiasm, but unfortunately for the resurgent Finnish vendor it's certainly not infectious.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 11/14/2014
Network virtualization requires deep cultural shifts for carriers, changes that executives, managers, and staff may find it difficult to keep up with, said Dan Pitt, ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/14/2014
Alcatel-Lucent is furthering its strategy of partnering with specialist chip companies by teaming up with Freescale Semiconductor to develop a new breed of converged ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 11/13/2014
Nokia and HP have embarked on joint development of an open source-based cloud solution for telcos migrating to NFV, a pairing that could give Nokia open source ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/12/2014
Alcatel-Lucent became the latest IP platform vendor to unveil a virtual router Wednesday, tapping into the NFV zeitgeist for offering virtual alternatives to existing ...
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Why 5G Is a Different Beast
Robert Clark, , 11/26/2014
What's being referred to as 5G is not just faster mobile broadband but a new way ...
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 ...
Eurobites: EU Mobilizes Billions for Broadband
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/26/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT M&A developments at home and abroad; ...
Eurobites: Rights Issue Raises €997M for Telekom Austria
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/25/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Israeli firm claims battery breakthrough; ...
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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Huawei Launches Global NFV Open Lab
Monday, November 24, 2014
ECI Unveils Its SDN Framework
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
OpenStack Tackles NFV Support With Juno Release
Monday, October 20, 2014
Ericsson Demos NFV With NTT Docomo
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
NTT Docomo Completes NFV Trial With Multiple Vendors
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Coriant Intros SDN, NFV Portfolio
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Alcatel-Lucent, KT Collaborate on NFV
Monday, October 13, 2014
Alcatel-Lucent Opens Customer Network Center in Tokyo
Thursday, October 9, 2014
NTT Offers On-Demand Services Via Portal
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
NetNumber Joins Intel's NFV Initiative
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
HP to Split Into Two Companies
Monday, October 6, 2014
Linux Foundation Announces Open NFV Group
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
MEF Introduces 'Third Network' Vision
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Prime Reading
Telco Data Centers: 7 Reasons Carriers Should Run Their Own Facilities
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 10/2/2014
For telecom operators, hosting their own data centers can be key to fending off ...
Small Cell Forum Lays Down the Law
Sarah Reedy , Senior Editor , 9/11/2014
Vodafone's Dr. Alan Law shares his thoughts on rural areas, virtualization, ...
Colt Pulls the Trigger on Data Center Virtualization
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 8/7/2014
Colt was implementing SDN and NFV in its data centers before those terms had even ...
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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

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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

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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

11|24|14   |   2:53   |   (0) comments


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.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Amsterdam ArenA as an Agile Campus

11|24|14   |   3:31   |   (0) comments


The Amsterdam ArenA, home of the Ajax soccer team, can be a crowded space. ArenA has partnered with Huawei to work on bringing ample bandwidth to 53,000 people at the same time.
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