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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, 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 Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 2/25/2015
Midokura has added broader support for VMware, Red Hat and OpenStack in the latest release of its Enterprise MidoNet SDN software.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 2/25/2015
VMware on Tuesday named a new CIO, soon-to-be ex-Juniper CIO Bask Iyer.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/24/2015
LONDON -- Huawei upped the pre-MWC ante Tuesday by promising to deliver what it calls 4.5G mobile broadband capabilities in 2016 that will be able to deliver downlink ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 2/20/2015
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The New IP -- Attendees at Light Reading's latest event Thursday learned how to transform their networks to drive innovation and profits.
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 2/20/2015
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The New IP -- Enterprises and consumers are becoming like restaurant customers: They want what they order, they want it fast and they don't want ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/20/2015
Also in today's regional roundup: Gemalto investigates intelligence agencies hacking claims; BT welcomes Euro support over pricing rules; T-Mobile Austria bundles ...
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 Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/19/2015
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The New IP -- The informal gathering of networking giants now known as OpenConfig has produced vendor-neutral configuration and operational state ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/19/2015
Ericsson laid out the rump of its Mobile World Congress agenda early Thursday with a swathe of product and strategy announcements that includes a portfolio shift that ...
By Caroline Chappell, Principal Analyst, NFV & Cloud, Heavy Reading, 2/19/2015
2015 is shaping up to be the year when network operations teams start to get their teeth into network functions virtualization (NFV). A handful of leading operators ...
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 ...
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VMware Hires Away Juniper CIO
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
NEC Touts Unified OSS for SDN
Friday, February 20, 2015
Telekom Austria Completes vCPE Trial
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Arista Revenue, Profit Soar in Q4
Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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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 ...
Taking NFV to the People
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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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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Huawei Shares Its Vision of the Future of Mobile Networks Innovations

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Mobile broadband is changing our lives. It's reshaping the Internet, industry, and society. It allows us to freely connect with one another anytime, anywhere. At this year's Mobile World Congress, Huawei will share its latest insights and newest ideas and technologies that will shape the future of MBB. They will showcase their end-to-end MBB solutions that will ...
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Accelerate Digitizing, Boost Digital Business

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A new digital revolution is leading us to a better connected world. Together with millions of digital partners, Huawei will help CSPs to build their digital service ecosystem and aggregate a wide variety of digital services. In this video, we find out how Huawei is going to help CSPs implement digital operations.
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The Secret Recipe to Enabling Hyper-Growth Industries

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With a number of successful cases on network capability exposure, Huawei is going to share the secret recipe to enabling hyper-growth markets with a step-by-step approach.
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BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better

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This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
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Light Reading ICT Leaders Roundtable at MWC 2015

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On Sunday March 1, 2015, Light Reading will host an ICT Leaders Roundtable in partnership with Huawei. At this half-day event, CIOs, analysts and researchers will discuss key industry trends like virtualization in the cloud with a specific focus on new business models. Located at the luxurious Renaissance Hotel near the Fira Barcelona, space is limited so please ...
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Going Green in 2015

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Energy efficiency is set to be an incredibly hot topic in the telecom industry this year.
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SDN & NFV: Where Are We Going From Here?

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Vitesse Semiconductor CTO Martin Nuss gives his perspective on why SDN and NFV should be tightly interconnected and how he sees the industry moving forward.
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Time for Gigabit Europe?

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Gigabit broadband networks are springing up all around the US and they'll soon become more commonplace in Europe.
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Brocade Brings New IP Vision to 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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In December 2014, Light Reading gathered 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, Brocade's Kelly Herrell shared his company's strategy at ...
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Brocade's Kelly Herrell on the New IP

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Brocade VP of Software Networking Kelly Herrell at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Brocade's approach to the New IP, the future of the telecom industry, and more.
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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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