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Key developments related to software-defined networking technologies and elements, such as SDN controllers.
By Danny Dicks, 1/30/2015
Long Term Evolution (LTE) investment and virtualization/cloudification are the two meta-trends that will drive the telecom industry in 2015. Even wireline networks ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 1/29/2015
Citrix Systems plans to cut 900 positions -- 700 full-time and 200 contractors -- and will also consolidate some of its less popular products to improve efficiency, ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 1/29/2015
Radisys today introduced an "intelligent load balancer" designed to help carriers scale SDN networks for voice, video, 4G, 5G, Internet of Things and other ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/28/2015
Juniper's 2014 earnings announcement capped a tumultuous year for the network and security gear maker and the results themselves reflected that tumult. The company ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 1/28/2015
Big Switch today introduced an update to its SDN fabric, adding new monitoring features and support for VMware software and Dell switches.
By Robert Clark, 1/28/2015
Huawei has stepped up its NFV game with the launch of a lab in Xi'an, west China.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 1/28/2015
SDN, mobile management and cloud were growth drivers for VMware in 2014, and will continue to drive growth this year, executives said during the company's ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 1/28/2015
As part of Cisco's big pivot to a cloud and software focus, Cisco today announced its ONE Software strategy, to allow network operators to streamline licensing and ...
By Simon Stanley, 1/21/2015
SDN and NFV are changing the requirements for multicore processors. Virtualized networks with virtual functions running on standard platforms require hardware systems ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 1/21/2015
While it's intuitively obvious that software-defined and virtualized networks hold the key to the future of communications and data services, intuition is a bad way ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 1/21/2015
Software networking startup Pluribus said today it raised $50 million Series D funding, and now claims to be the best-funded private SDN company around, with $95 ...
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10 SPIT Vendors to Watch in 2015
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-chief , 12/29/2014
Virtualization has sparked renewed interest in the OSS and BSS sectors -- here ...
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Michelle Donegan , 12/11/2014
When you talk to Telekom Austria CTO Günther Ottendorfer about NFV, the ...
Who Does What: SDN Controllers
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 12/5/2014
SDN is one of the technologies that all the vendors are talking about, but which ...
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Join us live for 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 has to say about the opportunities in video, as well as the outlook for cable, telco, OTT and mobile service providers.
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Dr. Dong Sun Talks About Carriers' Digital Transformation & Huawei’s Telco OS

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Dr. Dong Sun, Chief Architect of Digital Transformation Solutions at Huawei, discusses how telecom operators can become digital ecosystem enablers and deliver optimal user experiences that are in real-time, on-demand, all-online, DIY and social (ROADS).
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Huawei's Chief Network Architect Talks about Network Experience & Operators’ Strategies

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In the digital age, network experience has become the primary productivity especially for telecom operators. In this video, Wenshuan Dang, Huawei’s Chief Network Architect, discusses how carriers can tackle the challenge of infrastructure complexity in order to enhance business agility and improve user experience.
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The Rise of Virtual CPE

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As NFV strategies evolve from tests and trials to production telco networks, expect to hear a lot about virtual CPE (customer premises equipment) rollouts during 2015.
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Optical Is Hot in 2015

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Optical comms technology underpins the whole communications sector and there are some really hot trends set for 2015.
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Policy Control in the Fast Lane

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What's making policy control strategic in 2015 and beyond? Amdocs talks with Heavy Reading's Graham Finnie about the key factors driving change in the data services landscape. Find out what his policy management research reveals about the road ahead for policy control – and sign up for
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Highlights From the 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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In December 2014, Light Reading brought together telecom executives in Reykjavik, Iceland to discuss their vision for high-capacity networks through the end of the decade. The intimate, interactive meeting was set against the backdrop of Iceland's spectacular natural beauty. As one of the event's founding sponsors, Cisco's Doug Webster shared his company's ...
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Huawei Pay-TV Partner Harmonic, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment with Huawei

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At IBC, Peter Alexander, Senior Vice President & CMO at Harmonic, speaks about the growing interest in pay-TV service and its branching into multiple devices.
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Sony Marketing Director Olivier Bovis Discusses the Outlook for 4K and Cooperation With Huawei at IBC 2014

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
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Huawei Pay-TV Partner Envivio, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
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Pay-TV's Networked Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about the future of the pay-TV industry and its transition.
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Jeff Heynen: Distributed Access Will Help MSOs Compete in the Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about moving to distributed access and the future trend of cable business.
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Cisco Talks Transformation

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Cisco VP of Products & Solutions Marketing Doug Webster at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Cisco's approach to network virtualization as well as how service providers can begin to monetize high-capacity networks through the end of the decade.
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