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By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 10/30/2014
Will corporate enterprises be buyers of optical infrastructure? That's something of an eternal question facing optical equipment vendors. Common wisdom is that a few ...
By Steve Vogelsang, CTO, IP Routing and Transport, Alcatel-Lucent, 10/27/2014
There's a funny thing about the OSI stack: It's not just an abstraction of a communication system, but also a social hierarchy that creates a kind of class system in ...
By Sterling Perrin, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/24/2014
It is no accident that the telecom industry buzz moved from cloud services delivery circa 2012 to the hype and buzz around SDN and NFV, in which we are all currently ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 10/22/2014
Infinera's third-quarter earnings managed to clear the carrier capex hurdles that have recently entangled other vendors, as this afternoon the vendor posted revenue ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 10/20/2014
For once, Infinera isn't being chastised for its failure to win a contract with AT&T or Verizon.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 10/17/2014
Wholesale network operator Zayo went public Friday at $19 per share, and saw its price jump more than 20% by late morning, suggesting that investors weren't scared ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/14/2014
The testing of prototype SDN gear in carrier labs shows that interoperable SDN is approaching commercialization, according to one official involved.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/14/2014
DÜSSELDORF -- SDN & OpenFlow World Congress -- When I used to think of Germany, I would think "lovely people, amazing cake." Now, I also think of SDN, because this ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/10/2014
The coming earnings season could be painful for the communications networking vendor community as a slowdown in demand for network systems starts to hit revenues and ...
By Simon Sherrington, 10/7/2014
The market for packet-optical transport systems (P-OTS) has grown rapidly, and shows no likelihood of slowing substantially in the coming years.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 10/6/2014
Network processor developer EZchip saw its stock value decline more than 10% in midday trading today, as it became the latest vendor to warn of lower revenue in its ...
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Gary Knee , Executive Vice President, CHR Solutions , 10/28/2014
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CenturyLink, Chinese Carriers Choose AlcaLu Core Routers
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/29/2014
Major upgrade to CenturyLink's IP backbone will be based on the XRS 7950, which ...
Tata Tackles Hybrid Cloud Connections
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/29/2014
New IZO platform combines public and private connections for greater flexibility ...
Eurobites: AlcaLu Improves Margins, Cuts Losses in Q3
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/30/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom pushes 'European ...
Eurobites: Numericable Funds SFR Buy With $4.7B Rights Issue
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/29/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson teams with Tibco; Telenor numbers ...
Tata Tackles Hybrid Cloud Connections
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/29/2014
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Adtran Doubles Down in Europe
Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 10/27/2014
Despite seeing softer spending in Europe during Q3, Adtran has increased its bets ...
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Pacnet Picks BTI for Data Center Interconnection
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Coriant Intros SDN, NFV Portfolio
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Europe-India Cable Upgrades With Ciena
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Coriant Wins Deals in Brazil, Taiwan
Thursday, October 9, 2014
BT, Huawei Boast 3Tbit/s Transmission Trial
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
RST Deploys Transmode's iWDM-PON Solution
Monday, October 6, 2014
Xtera Demonstrates High-Capacity Unrepeatered Reach
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Alcatel-Lucent Announces 200G DWDM Line Card
Thursday, September 25, 2014
VeEX Rolls Out OTDR
Friday, September 19, 2014
ADVA Participates in Global Transport SDN Demo
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Colt Pulls the Trigger on Data Center Virtualization
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 ...
The Optical Market: A Health Check
Carolyn Mathas , 2/13/2014
How's the market for optical systems and components? Light Reading takes its ...
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Craig Matsumoto , 8/14/2013
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Sifang has been working with Huawei on several projects. JingTao Wu, Assistant President of Beijing Sifang Automation Co. Ltd., believes that the cooperation with Huawei can facilitate Sifang's process of internationalization.
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A Better Connected Smart Grid: Powering Laos

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Representatives of Electricite Du Laos (EDL), a state-owned corporation, discuss the importance of ICT solutions in serving their country's energy needs.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Junwei Lu

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Professor Junwei Lu of Griffith University Australia describes his work with micro grid technology and the future of the power industry.
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The Next-Gen Network Disconnect

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There's a lot of talk about making networks more simple with SDN, NFV and next-gen broadband technology – but what about the complexity of introducing such capabilities?
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Grow Your VPN Service Revenue

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Watch how CSP product managers can better differentiate and maximize the value of their Internet, VPN and cloud services for business services customers, by adding premium application performance visibility to their data services.
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Add SmartSense to Make Your Network Ready for 4K

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To make current networks ready for the coming 4K TV challenges, Huawei SmartSense solution will conveniently add experience and operation capabilities to boost telcos' future business.
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NetMatrix: Orchestrate the SDN & NFV World

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Orchestrator is important in SDN/NFV world to make Telcom network automate, open and efficient. NetMatrix, as Huawei SDN/NFV orchestrator solution, has been in deployment and is showing its' value in real scenarios.
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Huawei FusionSphere Enabling ICT Transformation

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Jeffrey Gao, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer of Huawei West Europe Region, talks about the company's future-oriented cloud strategy. Huawei is providing full portfolio of IT architecture and building an open cloud ecosystem with innovative cloud OS FusionSphere to support customers' ICT transformation.
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Huawei Partner Interview: StorIT

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An interview with Suren Vendantham of StorIT, a value-added distributor for Huawei in the Middle East region.
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Huawei Partner Interview: Optimus

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An interview with Nehul Goradia of Optimus, a value-added distributor for Huawei in the Middle East.
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Huawei Partner Interview: Enterprise Solutions

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An interview with Pouya Parsafar of Enterprise Solutions, a valued distributor partner with Huawei.
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Huawei Customer Interview: OETC

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An interview with Saif Albadi, of the Oman Electricity Transmissions Company, a government utility in that company that partners with Huawei.
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