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Key developments related to software-defined networking technologies and elements, such as SDN controllers.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/28/2014
It's hard to imagine that anyone would ever say "OSS is sexy," but right now it's hard to identify any issue that's more critical to the future of communications ...
By Francois Locoh-Donou, Senior VP, Global Products Group, Ciena, 10/28/2014
The network is changing for the better, but there's a good chance we could squander the shift like so many similar opportunities throughout history.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 10/27/2014
The only thing I knew about Düsseldorf before SDN & OpenFlow World Congress was a vague memory that it was a running joke on the 1960s sitcom Hogan's Heroes.
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 Roz Roseboro, Senior Analyst, 10/24/2014
Many telecom operators around the world are currently in the midst of transforming their data center environments. In response to an increasingly competitive ...
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 Gabriel Brown, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/24/2014
The mobile core network is a prime target for virtualization. In a Heavy Reading operator survey completed earlier this year 29% and 23% of respondents said they ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 10/23/2014
Juniper revenue declined 5% year-over-year and 8% sequentially in third-quarter results reported Thursday. The decline was primarily driven by reduced demand from ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 10/23/2014
SDN and NFV are going to be adopted by network operators -- that now seems like a given, though there are still many questions yet to be answered. (See Analysts Warn ...
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By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 10/23/2014
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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
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Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/29/2014
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Tata Tackles Hybrid Cloud Connections
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Adtran Doubles Down in Europe
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Telco Data Centers: 7 Reasons Carriers Should Run Their Own Facilities
Mitch Wagner , West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading , 10/2/2014
For telecom operators, hosting their own data centers can be key to fending off ...
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 ...
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Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 8/5/2014
After integrating nine network acquisitions in nine years, Waters thinks he's ...
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With CEO of SwitchCom

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SwitchCom, an IT company based in Angola, recommends a variety of Huawei solutions and hardware to their customers in the energy industry.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy

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Gosaye Mengistie of Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Irrigation & Energy discusses the collaboration with Huawei in that country.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Dongfang Electronics Corporation

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Dongfang Electronics Corporation, headquartered in Chengdu, China, is one of China's largest manufacturers of power generators and contractors of power station projects.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview with Zimbabwe's Customers

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Representatives of Zimbabwe's Ministry of Power and Development discuss the energy needs of their country as well as new areas of improvement due to enhanced ICT capabilities.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With Colbún Chile

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In Chile, an aging energy infrastructure was in dire need of a modern update. Claudio Valenzuela of Colbún discusses how Huawei's ICT solutions continue to provide crucial information to improve the grid and how an in-country engineer is a cricial asset.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview With YuLiao

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Yu Liao, chairman of the Chinese Association for Renewable Energy in Germany, discusses the role that ICT solutions play in helping to grow renewable energy resources in Germany.
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2014 Huawei Electric Power Industry Summit: Interview

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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.
LRTV Documentaries
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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