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Key developments related to network functions virtualization, including telco strategies and vendor updates.
By Steve Saunders, CEO and founder, Light Reading, 8/3/2015
I was pleasantly surprised when Ericsson recently agreed to let me interview its CEO, Hans Vestberg. Traditionally, mega-companies like Ericsson (or Cisco) have kept ...
By Prayson Pate, CTO, Overture Networks, 8/3/2015
I recently experienced major travel disruption while returning from business in Europe. The likelihood of getting home on time looked grim. However, once I got to the ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 8/3/2015
JDSU has officially split into two companies, and Viavi, the new company that will retain JDSU's network test and service assurance business, is emerging from the ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/30/2015
Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri has said the Finnish vendor's networks business experienced a "terrific rebound" during the second quarter but warned investors that conditions ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/30/2015
Alcatel-Lucent has trumpeted improvements in profitability for the second (April-to-June) quarter ahead of its acquisition by Finland's Nokia, despite signs of ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 7/28/2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- OpenDaylight Summit -- NFV and cloud are the leading use cases for OpenDaylight, according to a survey of the SDN controller's users released ...
By Steve Saunders, CEO and founder, Light Reading, 7/24/2015
Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 7/23/2015
Juniper is seeing strong demand for NFV, particularly from service provider customers, and is looking to the technology to help drive future growth, following a ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 7/22/2015
VMware sees NFV as an opportunity to gain traction in the service provider infrastructure market as service providers travel down the same virtualization path that ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/21/2015
Like most new technologies, the biggest driver for deploying a cloud, or a centralized, radio access network (C-RAN), is the cost savings it can bring -- both from a ...
By Jim Hodges, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 7/20/2015
Big data and analytics have been a hot topic within telecom circles for the past three years. However, it's only now that the analytics value proposition is emerging ...
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 Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/15/2015
Enterprise users are signing up to managed NFV-enabled services at an increasing rate, particularly in Asia-Pacific and the Americas, with many planning to adopt ...
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Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 8/3/2015
Creating, provisioning and managing services across a hybrid physical and virtual ...
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Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/31/2015
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Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 7/20/2015
Heather Kirksey knows both well, as a key player in developing the TR-69 standard ...
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Vendor Selection Survey: New Criteria for the New IP Era
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-chief , 6/16/2015
It's not only communications service providers that are transforming – vendors ...
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Sarah Thomas , Editorial Operations Director , 5/15/2015
Two senior managers of SK Telecom's 5G Tech Lab and Corporate R&D Center share ...
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
I was pleasantly surprised when Ericsson recently agreed to let me interview its CEO, Hans Vestberg. Traditionally, mega-companies like Ericsson (or Cisco) have kept ...
Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
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CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
Moderator: Ray LeMaistre Panelists: Jeremy Bye, Leonard Sheahan
From The Founder
Anshul Sadana answers questions from Steve Saunders, Light Reading's founder and CEO, about Arista's CloudVision, a global cloud network controller for workload orchestration and workflow automation delivering a turnkey solution for cloud networking.
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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.
Between the CEOs
Video Exclusive With Basil Alwan, Alcatel-Lucent

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Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
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VDF: Enable the Financial With Mobile Money

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Ian Ravenscroft discusses how operators can expand to occupy the entire digital services value chain through service innovation.
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Telefónica on OSS Transformation

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Jose Gonzales discusses the details of Telefónica's operation transformation program.
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Judi Achmadi on Huawei's Cloud Storage Solution

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Judi discusses the key business goals of TelekomSigma's public cloud service and how Huawei's solution helps them address challenges.
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KPN Enlightening Digital Business & IT Transformation

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Rob de Beer discusses the changes that operators need to make with service innovation now coming from the Internet world.
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Stratus Telco-Grade Cloud Solutions & NFV

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Ali Kafel from Stratus Technologies addresses high-availability concerns within the telco industry with a solution that enables telcos to provide high-availability and stateful fault-tolerance using a software-based approach.
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The Six Million Dollar Business Man

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Steve Saunders, publisher. A man barely alive after an acquisition malfunction imploded the company he founded. Gentlemen, we can rebuild Light Reading. Better, faster, stronger.
Between the CEOs
CEO Chat With Anukool Lakhina, Guavus

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Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
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IBM's Flash Storage With Intel QuickAssist

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Intel's Bev Crair and IBM's Eric Herzog discuss how IBM's V9000 Flash Storage System has helped customers around the world. Featuring real-time compression powered by Intel QuickAssist Technology, the V9000 is a next-gen flash storage solution.
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