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Key developments related to network functions virtualization, including telco strategies and vendor updates.
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 Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/21/2014
Many people know the name Tech Mahindra and mainly think of it as one of a handful of major IT and business processing outsourcing companies in India.
By Dennis Mendyk, Vice President of Research, Heavy Reading, 11/21/2014
In a couple of weeks, Light Reading will be holding the first in a brand new series of executive summits, 2020 Vision, where telecom industry thought leaders will ...
By Robert Clark, 11/21/2014
Huawei is promising a "4.5G" mobile networking solution by 2016 that will deliver more than 1 Gbit/s in throughput with 10 milliseconds latency.
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 Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/20/2014
Cisco-backed startup Altiostar has unveiled a virtualized Cloud-RAN system that it claims will be more scalable and much cheaper to deploy than alternative systems ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/19/2014
A year into its experience in pioneering Distributed NFV with virtualization at the customer premises, RAD is finding that real deployments of this new technology are ...
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Joe Stanganelli , Principal, Beacon Hill Law , 11/26/2014
Forget wearables, ingestibles are the next wave of digital health monitors.
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4K TV Shipments Surge After Slow Start
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 11/27/2014
Samsung and LG Electronics are leading the way as shipments of UltraHD TV sets ...
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 ...
Eurobites: Net Neutrality Battle Looms
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/27/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google under the EU microscope; ...
4K TV Shipments Surge After Slow Start
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 11/27/2014
Samsung and LG Electronics are leading the way as shipments of UltraHD TV sets ...
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
Altiostar Launches 4G C-RAN Solution
Thursday, November 20, 2014
ECI Unveils Its SDN Framework
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
ZTE Joins OPNFV
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Nokia Lays Out Financial, Strategic Plans
Friday, November 14, 2014
Alcatel-Lucent Offers Portfolio of Virtual IP Edge Router Functions
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
WebNMS Launches NFV/SDN Orchestration Platform
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
PlumGrid Launches Networking Suite for OpenStack
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Sandvine Bags Another Virtual Series Customer
Thursday, October 30, 2014
OpenStack Specialist Mirantis Raises $100M
Monday, October 27, 2014
OpenStack Tackles NFV Support With Juno Release
Monday, October 20, 2014
Ericsson Demos NFV With NTT Docomo
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
BT, ADVA Show Off Transport SDN
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Prime Reading
Troubled Cisco Looks to 'Bust Silos'
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 11/3/2014
Cisco is reorganizing 25,000 engineers in an effort to improve customer ...
Telco Data Centers: 6 Reasons Carriers Shouldn't Run Their Own Facilities
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 10/9/2014
Carriers lacking the size and resources to do it right are best outsourcing.
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 ...
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Razorsight's powerful cloud-based Predictive Analytics solutions are used by the world's leading communications and media brands to drive smarter decisions, enable faster actions and optimize outcomes. Get expert advice.
LRTV Interviews
From 4G to 5G: Alcatel-Lucent's Dave Geary

11|25|14   |   09:09   |   (1) comment


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.
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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

11|24|14   |   3:54   |   (0) comments


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

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.
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