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By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 3/5/2015
Wintry weather through the mid-Atlantic region parked Ciena executives at a hotel to host the company's fiscal first quarter 2015 earnings call Thursday, and as it ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/27/2015
Optical equipment specialist Polatis has landed a key role in an "open programmable city" initiative in Bristol, UK, which has deployed the vendor's SDN-enabled ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 2/26/2015
ADVA has become the latest optical networking vendor to report robust earnings and talk a bullish game about the near-term future of the sector.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/25/2015
Carrier SDN and NFV have been major buzzwords for the past few years, generating a great deal of head-scratching, strategizing and hot air blowing.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 2/25/2015
"Web-scale" is fast becoming the optical transport sector's rallying cry and Ciena today bundled a bevy of announcements aimed at addressing the needs of ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 2/25/2015
TeliaSonera International Carrier, the international wholesale fiber network operator within TeliaSonera Group, is poised to make a major decision about 100G ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 2/23/2015
The earnings calendar for the next two weeks shows two optical system vendors due to post quarterly results -- ADVA and Ciena -- providing a double dose of news for ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/20/2015
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The New IP -- In the midst of all the tech talk around SDN, NFV, cloud and virtualization, Alcatel-Lucent's IP pioneer is warning service ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 2/18/2015
One month after increasing its fourth-quarter revenue outlook on growing service provider demand, Cyan hit the new mark, reporting $30.5 million in revenue for the ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/18/2015
Alcatel-Lucent pitched itself into the data center interconnect (DCI) fray Wednesday with the launch of its single-port 400G router line card with integrated DWDM ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 2/18/2015
I spoke with Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin recently about issues expected to affect the optical transport sector in 2015. Part 1 of our conversation ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 2/6/2015
Several optical components suppliers have reported quarterly earnings recently, and the big theme across all of them is that 100G demand is providing a major revenue ...
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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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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders talks transformation and virtualization – including Light Reading's independent testing of the vendor's virtualization solutions – with Cisco CEO John Chambers at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Check out Light Reading's interview with Jay Samit, the newly appointed CEO of publicly traded SeaChange International Inc. With a resume that includes Sony, EMI, and Universal, Samit brings a reputation as an entrepreneur and a disruptor to his new role at the video solutions company. Hear what he had to say about the opportunities in video, as well as the outlook for cable, telco, OTT and mobile service providers.
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Growth of the 5G Ecosystem

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Use cases and industry collaborations dominated 5G discussions during Mobile World Congress 2015.
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Sonus NaaS IQ Real-Time Demo

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Compass Networks Chairman and CEO Matt Bross and Ray Dolin, CEO of Sonus Networks, demonstrate their Sonus IQ SDN solution using a live video conference connection.
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LRTV Talks Carrier WiFi & WiFi Calling With Aptilo Networks

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We stopped by Aptilo Networks, a market leader in WiFi service management and offloading, to discuss the new possibilities with next-generation WiFi calling and why WiFi should be a natural part of any operator strategy.
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NGMN Chairman Outlines His 5G Vision

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Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, chairman of the NGMN Alliance and Deutsche Telekom CTO, shares his thoughts on the challenges, opportunities and costs of 5G.
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In the Cloud With Telecom Italia

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders sits down with Telecom Italia's Simone Battiferri at Mobile World Congress to discuss virtualization, agility and the economic advantages of the cloud.
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New Ways of Working

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Hong Kong Telecom's Michael Yue explains how the transformation in its business has changed its customer relationships.
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Bridging the Digital Gap

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Boingo's Dr. Derek Peterson explains how ICT can help telcos bring the physical and virtual worlds closer together.
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Making the Internet of Things Affordable

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Telefonica's Dr. Mike Short explains how the Internet of Things demands a new low-cost approach to connectivity from telcos.
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Evolution, Not Revolution

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At the ICT Leaders Roundtable, hosted jointly by Light Reading and Huawei at the Hotel Renaissance in Barcelona just prior to Mobile World Congress, Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan explains why telcos can't be too hasty in their efforts to transform themselves.
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Management & Orchestration Enablement Strategies Required for NFV Commercial Success

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NFV commercial success rests on successful service orchestration strategies which can span heterogeneous physical, virtual, legacy and next-gen networks. Network data and security integrity are additional key aspects. Nakina provides a suite of orchestratable network integrity applications built on an open, scalable MANO enablement platform.
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The Power of Five Convergences in OceanStor OS

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OceanStor OS is Huawei's brand-new storage operating system. While inheriting the consistent high stability, reliability and performance from the company's previous storage products, OceanStor OS abounds in new converged storage features. Specifically, the new storage operating system achieves "five convergences" to lift storage convergence to a higher level.
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4K Brings Extreme Video Experience

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4K video is a hot topic in the video industry. It will certainly bring an extreme video experience to end users. At the same time, however, it will also pose a big challenge to operators. Check out this Huawei 4K experts' discussion about how operators can achieve success in 4K video service.
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