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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/12/2018
Cisco has lost some key SD-WAN staff that came on board with the Viptela acquisition, as they've left to join their former CEO in a new startup.
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More than half the communications services providers surveyed for this report expect to have 5G backhaul ready by 2020, even though they still do not know which vendors they plan to use for this step.
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The transition to white box networking could be especially painful for Juniper.
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US authorities were said this week to be investigating Huawei for violating sanctions against Iran. Treating it like ZTE would trigger turmoil.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/29/2018
In a radical move, the world's biggest maker of Internet switches and routers will start selling its service provider software on a standalone basis.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2018
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/29/2018
Unveils ReefShark chipset as part of an end-to-end 5G network offering that covers the bases (geddit?) and preps for future demands on compute as well as network capacity.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/26/2018
Being deployed in Verizon's production network is a massive endorsement for network controller startup Sedona Systems, and one that will likely start a bidding war for the company.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/23/2018
Transport network management startup Sedona Networks is deployed and in production in Verizon's network, enabling the operator to introduce automated processes, the companies have confirmed.
By Craig Matsumoto, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 12/22/2017
Routers based on the highly touted FP4 chip start shipping, setting up a race to win the hearts of web-scale players – a race that credibly includes merchant silicon and white boxes.
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DOJ Will Now Alert US Public to Foreign Interference, Attacks
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 7/20/2018
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Validating Nokia's IP Routing & Mobile Gateway VNFs
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