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Key developments related to the use and evolution of the OpenFlow protocol.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/10/2018
Known for mobile backhaul routers, the vendor is making a bid for a bigger piece of the router pie in the era of white boxes.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/3/2018
Moving to open source changes the business model but Juniper is ready to succeed selling software and the services required to support it.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 3/27/2018
AT&T looks to expand its white box router approach to macro sites and small cells for 5G.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2018
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/12/2018
With a new open source project and new interfaces, mostly coming from Google, it addresses OpenFlow's shortcomings and makes some big promises.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/27/2017
ORLANDO, 11/27/2017 – Verizon's Shawn Hakl says MEF 3.0 is focused on what carriers need to interconnect in a virtual world.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/23/2017
Network operators are pushing ahead with MANO deployments and open source is attacking the standards issues - but so are others.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/6/2017
A network deal between tiny Frinx and giant SoftBank is a further sign of the upheaval caused by open source, software and virtualization technologies.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/3/2017
Two industry leaders tell the Open Networking Summit audience there are investment, culture change and harmonization problems to be solved.
By Steve Saunders, Founder, Light Reading, 3/14/2017
AT&T Business Solutions' chief marketing officer, Steve McGaw, sat down with Light Reading's CEO, Steve Saunders, at Mobile World Congress to talk about how CSPs need to get into the "digital mindset" in order to succeed in a cloud-based future.
By Denise Culver, Online Research Director, 2/9/2017
SDN is constantly evolving and that process is helped along by numerous projects and other industry developments.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/25/2017
New platform adds capability for analytics to fuel a range of apps including the first one from Ciena, but also third-party and internal options.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/21/2016
Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg discusses the impact of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) on network technology R&D, the latest update on the German operator's TeraStream next-gen pan-European network initiative and the challenges of NFV deployment.
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DOJ Will Now Alert US Public to Foreign Interference, Attacks
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 7/20/2018
This week, the Justice Department released a new report on cyber attacks ...
LabCorp Investigating Possible Attack & Data Breach
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 7/20/2018
LabCorp, one of the largest medical and diagnostic companies in the world, is ...
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Smart Homes as a Hedge Against High Rural Electric Bills
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/20/2018
Rural customers pay up to 40% higher utility bills than their more urban peers. ...
NG-PON2: The Case for 5G Trumps Lackluster Equipment Volumes
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/19/2018
Chinese telcos won't buy enough NG-PON2 to drive down volume costs. But does that ...
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Evaluating Juniper's Cloud CPE Solution
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 6/29/2016
Light Reading commissioned independent test lab EANTC to evaluate Juniper's Cloud ...
Leading Lights 2016: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/20/2016
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
Telefónica CTO: It's Time for Unica Phase II
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 3/3/2016
After a year of tough lessons, the Tier 1 operator is moving forward with its SDN ...
Cookie Lickers, Headless Chickens & Other Open Source Troublemakers
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 11/13/2015
Open source projects have their own dynamic, and even well-meaning participants ...
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