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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 6/30/2015
NetScout is about to close a massive acquisition that will be the catalyst for a new strategy and broader push into the communications networking sector.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 6/19/2015
If the Internet is a sprawling series of "best effort" tubes and today's Carrier Ethernet is the private highway for enterprise communications, then the concept of a "Third Network" ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 6/4/2015
NICE, France - Telefónica is in the midst of a major back-office business support system (BSS) transformation that will result in the deployment of new business-critical systems in ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 6/3/2015
NICE, France -- TM Forum Live! 2015 -- Arno, the first release from the Open Platform for NFV Project, is set to be released, possibly as soon as Thursday, the project's director Heather ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/3/2015
NICE, France -- TM Forum Live! 2015 -- Telecom Italia has flagged concern that virtualized silos could emerge, negating some of the benefits of virtualization, unless there is swifter ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 6/3/2015
NICE, France -- TM Forum Live! 2015 -- "Five nines reliability is dead as a concept at the node level" is the kind of statement that can capture the attention of most telco-heads, but it's ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/3/2015
NICE, France -- TM Forum Live! 2015 -- Smaller and less well known SDN and NFV vendors are stealing a march on the more established equipment providers and could trigger a major industry ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/2/2015
NICE, France -- TM Forum Live! 2015 -- Facebook has revealed it has joined the TM Forum in the hope of speeding up the rollout of Internet services to consumers who currently lack ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 6/2/2015
Cisco has unveiled the latest component of its Evolved Services Platform (ESP), a new service provisioning and management tool designed to encompass multiple network types, multiple ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/2/2015
NICE, France -- Orange is experimenting with next-generation BSS technology from Huawei as part of its Essentials2020 initiative, under which it plans to invest €15 billion (US$16.4 ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 6/1/2015
Nokia took a big step forward in promoting mobile-edge computing with Monday's unveiling of the AirFrame Data Center platform -- a combo of telco cloud software and services, along with ...
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The New IP Goes Mobile With vEPC

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Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown discusses results of a Light Reading survey sponsored by Brocade that shows a clear commitment by mobile operators to move quickly to virtual EPC deployment.
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Making Business Sense of SDN

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Results of a Brocade-sponsored survey show that CSPs have a clear sense of SDN use cases but are wrestling with the business case. Sterling Perrin of Heavy Reading looks behind the numbers.
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NFV Will Be Here Sooner Than You Think

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Forget the usual ten-year cycle for new technologies – NFV will be a core part of CSP networks in five years, based on results of a Brocade-sponsored survey, says Heavy Reading's Caroline Chappell.
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The New IP Gains Traction With CSPs

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Roz Roseboro of Heavy Reading analyzes results of a Light Reading survey sponsored by Brocade showing that CSPs are getting serious about making the transition to the New IP era.
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It's (Real) Time for Analytics

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Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges looks at how CSPs say they plan to use analytics to deploy new services in real time as part of The New IP, based on results of a survey sponsored by Brocade.
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IoT in Action

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Two co-workers discuss the benefits of IoT technology.
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Ericsson Opens Up on OPNFV

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Martin Bäckström, VP and head of industry area Datacom at Ericsson, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the emergence of OPNFV, the importance of standards and Ericsson's OPNFV plans.
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NetNumber Founder Discusses NFV/SDN Impact on SP Networks

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NetNumber Founder Doug Ranalli examines why SPs need a new network infrastructure for service agility. While NFV and SDN are the tools, the old ways of thinking about signaling control are inhibitors. Doug provides his recommendations.
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Orchestrating NFV vCPE Services Across Multivendor Networks

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Nirav Modi provides an overview of vCPE, the fastest-growing NFV use case, showing how Cyan's Blue Planet orchestrates vCPE services across a multivendor infrastructure to rapidly deliver new managed services for business customers.
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ZTE at LTE Summit Amsterdam 2015

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As one of the leading global telecommunications providers, ZTE presented its cutting-edge technology at LTE World Summit 2015 in Amsterdam. On display at ZTE's booth were the latest R&D achievements in wireless, 5G development, HetNet, deep convergence of FDD and TDD, and RCS/IMD/iSDN/vCN.
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OPNFV Director Opens Up on Women in Tech

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Heather Kirksey, the director of the OPNFV, gets real about the gender disparity in open source and standards and discusses how we can change both the conversation and the gender dynamics.
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Symantec's Service Provider Security Strategy

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Didi Dayton explores Symantec's emerging enterprise security strategies for service providers. Highlights include 'killing the password,' self-defense, advanced analytics and adaptive response in a service provider architecture.