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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/15/2018
Open source MANO (management and orchestration) developments are providing network operators with something of a conundrum.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/12/2018
After years of developments and incremental advances, Colt is set for a major three-stage telco cloud deployment that will be a big step in its migration from a legacy hardware architecture to virtualized functions.
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/10/2018
Snuggies may be warm and familiar but PCCW Global's David Hughes says it's time for telcos to ditch the security blanket of clinging to legacy operations.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/10/2018
Anyone attending this year's SDN NFV World Congress in The Hague could be forgiven for thinking it was a re-run of last year's show.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/8/2018
Vendor offers an enterprise services software stack that can run on any cloud platform and already has Mexico's Telefónica Movistar as a reference customer.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/5/2018
Cloud connections, not video or 5G, will be the global network operator's growth drive.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/5/2018
Bill Walker says carrier never expected NFV to cause massive shifts early on, adding that it's replacing legacy at a pace that makes financial sense.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/5/2018
Communications service providers (CSPs) are working towards more open architectures as they develop their next-generation networks.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/4/2018
Thirty companies, including Amazon and Apple, and the US government are threatened in the attack, according to a bombshell investigative report from Bloomberg.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/4/2018
In the second part of his CXO interview, Eric Hutchinson talks about AI, cybersecurity and the humanizing factor of the test company's strategic shift.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/4/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange extends telematics deal; Telia goes smart metering; Ireland guns for Facebook.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/4/2018
Yves Bellego, director of network strategy at Orange, explains how the operator is approaching automation, how it has developed a data lake and the ongoing challenges associated with NFV.
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Living With Compromised Technology Supply Chains in a Post-Supermicro World
Joe Stanganelli, Principal, Beacon Hill Law, 10/15/2018
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Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
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Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
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Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
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