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All kinds of companies in telecom – such as AT&T and Verizon – and other vertical markets are moving to the cloud at different speeds and for different reasons. So why are so many of them using AWS?
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Company known for embedded computer technology vendor now serves as integrator as well, combining its hardware with OpenStack and VNFs.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/5/2018
CTO says Juniper is ready to out-do the competition when it comes to edge-cloud, both for 5G buildouts and latency-sensitive IoT apps.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/26/2018
There are very few concrete answers about how optical transport networks should be built out to support 5G, notes Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin, but the one thing that's clear is that optics is at the heart of 5G planning activity right now.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/22/2018
Research lab is taking a different approach to 5G – it's focusing on specific use cases, not the enabling technology, and has a new partner to help tackle industrial IoT needs.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 6/22/2018
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/21/2018
5G has been touted as the most transformative mobile 'G' ever. At the moment, it looks like more of the same.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/21/2018
Ian Whiting, who will take over the new Arris enterprise networks unit on July 1, aims to execute the strategy that he helped craft as a top lieutenant.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 6/19/2018
Cisco is looking to leverage July Systems' technology to help enterprises locate customers, employees and visitors inside facilities.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/19/2018
New strategic realignment already generating reference designs for virtualization of key edge access and compute platforms.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/18/2018
Ambitious software-only messaging and mobile core applications specialist targets major equipment vendors as it aims to become a billion-dollar business within four years.
By Mike Yang, President, Quanta Cloud Technology, 6/15/2018
Mobile operators moving to virtualized networking for 5G infrastructure need to carefully consider the motivations behind the move and make the right choices at every step along the way.
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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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