Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Nominum's Craig Sprosts talks about the fast-changing landscape of cybersecurity with Steve Saunders of Light Reading. Sprosts touches on the trend of the rise of ransomwares, rivals of IoT base attacks, and mobile network security. He also discusses the realization of the importance of IoT ...
Virtual Gateway Labs has developed Next Generation Optical Gateways to offer added smarts and capabilities beyond the traditional ONT (Optical Network Terminal).
Light Reading's Steve Saunders hears how A10 enables service providers to accelerate, secure and optimize their application delivery to drive down costs, enhance service availability, and better respond to customer requirements, so they can improve customer satisfaction, monetize their network, ...
Light Reading's Steve Saunders gets an update from Nominum CEO Gary Messiana on how his company is helping carriers on the digital transformation journey.
In Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders sits down with Versa's Kumar Mehta for an interview focused on why service providers are building SD-WAN managed services, and how Versa's telco customers are innovating.
Join Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and ECI's Jonathan Homa as they discuss the challenges and some possible solutions providers will face as their networks approach the Shannon Limit. As OTT services garner demand, service providers will need to decide how to move towards a more elastic ...
Educational ResourcesService Lifecycle Management: Empowering NetOps to Accelerate Service Delivery
At Atrinet's headquarters, Ray Le Maistre sits down with Roy Silon to get an in-depth look into the company's focus and the secret recipe for their success.
Light Reading brings you the latest update on the Carrier Ethernet world. Kevin Deierling of Mellanox introduces their latest technology and shares insights on the white box movement, innovating software platforms and the important role of OCP in the telecom world.
Cybersecurity is becoming top of mind for service providers. Complexity arising from IoT, small cells, NFV, and SDN will further strain network security and operations teams. As insiders are behind 70% or more of all security breaches, and 65% of all cyber attacks exploit network vulnerabilities ...
Educational ResourcesECI Company Profile
Arbor Networks' traffic visibility and DDoS mitigation solutions are deployed by nearly every Tier 1 and 2 ISP and Cloud Hosting provider in the world. Arbor's Talbot Hack discusses the increasing importance of traffic visibility with Light Reading's Steve Saunders.
LightSec leverages ECI's network expertise along with best-of-breed security components to provide the industry with one of the most comprehensive security solutions, which includes: network anomaly detection, big data analytics, strong authentication, DDoS protection, encryption protocols and ...
ECI's LightApps increase network efficiency and facilitate a wide range of revenue generating services. They include a variety of applications which can be tailored to your needs. LightApps can run on the existing installed base and offer maximum portability and customization by using standard ...
Carol Wilson and Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu discuss CSPs' SDN service delivery and assurance requirements. Learn about a modular approach to building automated control, orchestration and management functions for the WAN that are policy- and analytics-driven.
Educational ResourcesvCPE Services Business Case: Payback Potentially Billions of Dollars for Operators
Watch Justin Paul, Head of Network Product Marketing in Amdocs, talk about the opportunities cable operators have in the business services domain leveraging NFV (network functions virtualization) technology. Hear about the challenges operators face in introducing, delivering and operating ...
NetNumber Founder and Chief Strategy Officer Doug Ranalli describes the essential complexity of real-world signaling-control and how NetNumber enables carriers to bring signaling-control "under-control". Learn why virtualization alone isn't the answer.
Educational ResourcesWhy You Need To Think Of Your Wide Area Network As A Strategic Asset
Join Kireeti Kompella, Juniper Networks CTO, and Steve Saunders, Light Reading Founder and CEO, as they discuss Juniper Networks' approach to NFV showcased with a turnkey vCPE solution, which demonstrates how service providers can use automation to rapidly deploy services.
Educational ResourcesFrom the CEO: Metaswitch Momentum The Importance of Network Functions Virtualization
Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating ...
Nominum CEO Gary Messiana talks about the challenges service providers face in competing for a much more sophisticated customer, a customer that has heightened expectations for more personalized and compelling digital experiences. Providers are focusing their efforts on delivering higher value ...
Alfred Lee from Palo Alto Networks tells Steve Saunders about their new chassis-based system, the PA-7080, and how it can benefit service providers compared to legacy firewalls.
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