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By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 4/21/2014
Japan's NTT Communications is among the first operators to test out WebRTC in the form of a chat room that uses the peer-to-peer protocol to connect anyone with an ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 4/11/2014
Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks are among the latest technology companies working to address potential problems related to the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/10/2014
The US rural telecom market is moving closer to the goal of creating a national footprint of fiber optic networks and advanced services, with this week's announcement ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 4/10/2014
Also in today's regional roundup: Fiber network M&A activity in Spain; KPN chief gets vote of approval; BT, Unify team on unified communications.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 4/9/2014
Islands of businesses not connected to fiber are the norm rather than the exception, according to a recent report.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/8/2014
With the announcement of turnover at the top, CHR Solutions -- a company that made a big splash a few years ago helping small telcos get into the cloud and managed ...
By Sarah Wallace, Analyst, Heavy Reading, 4/8/2014
If you thought a new digital lifestyle was for individual consumers only, then think again.
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 4/7/2014
Market activity for 100G deployment has exploded in the last year or so, primarily in the long-haul part of carrier networks, and most indications are that the metro ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/7/2014
Frontier Communications may be best known as the independent telco which has purchased major local telco assets from both Verizon and AT&T, but the company is ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/4/2014
Known for many years as a network builder and provider of high-speed wholesale links and a sizzling content delivery network, Level 3 Communications is now building ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/31/2014
Also in today's globally warmed EMEA regional roundup: M-Pesa arrives in Romania; Belgacom offloads Telindus; smokin' UC deal for OBS.
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Optimizing SDN & NFV Architectures Through Application Awareness

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Jerome Tollet, CTO at Qosmos, explains how network equipment vendors and operators deploying SDN and NFV can take advantage of network intelligence delivered by DPI to strengthen products and services.
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Wind River Demonstrates Carrier-Grade Software for NFV

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Wind River VP of Product Management, Glenn Seiler, takes a look the industry's first and only complete NFV software platform designed specifically for the unique carrier-grade and high-performance needs of telecom networks.
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Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts

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US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
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Maximizing Customer Experience & Assuring Service Delivery in an IP World

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Steven Shalita, VP of Marketing, NetScout Systems, Inc., discusses the challenges cable/MSO operators face in assuring the delivery of new IP-based services. Key points include the value of proactively managing performance, and using rich analytics and operational intelligence to better understand service and usage trends, make smarter business decisions and ...
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Bye-Bye DVD: Consumers Embrace Digital Video

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Veteran video analyst Colin Dixon, founder and principal analyst of nScreenMedia, says research shows 56% are using digital video already.
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Video: TW Cable Puts Multicast Gateways to the Test

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Tom Gonder, a chief architect at Time Warner Cable, explains how its trial of multicast gateways is impacting IP-based video plans.
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Managing & Monetizing Big Data in Operator Environments

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At Mobile World Congress, Gigamon's Director of Service Provider Solutions, Andy Huckridge, and Heavy Reading Analyst Sarah Wallace discuss the 'big data' issues facing carriers and operators today.
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Data Center Energy – Build Your Data Center in a Modular Way

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Dr. Fang Liangzhou, VP Network Energy Product Line, shared his thoughts about the challenges for data centers during CeBIT 2014.
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Agile Network Solution – An Overview of Huawei's Agile Network Solution

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Ajay Gupta, Director of Product Marketing, Networking Product Line, gives an overview of the Agile Network Solutions during CeBIT 2014.
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Huawei’s eLTE Voice Trunking, Video and Data Applied for Railways

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Gottfried Winter is the Sales Director at Funkwerk, a German specialist in GSM-r terminals and a long-time partner of Huawei. At CeBIT 2014, Winter talks to Light Reading about this partnership and the integration of enhanced voice trunking, video and data functions.
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LeaseWeb Speaks Highly of Huawei's Datacenter Products

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Rene Olde Olthof, Operations Director LeaseWeb, talks about the next data center transformation during CeBIT 2014.
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Comcast: Reshaping the Cable Network Architecture

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Shamim Akhtar, Comcast's architect and senior director of network strategy, explains why the cable company is moving to a more distributed network architecture.
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Network functions virtualization (NFV) has taken the lead as a vital technology enabler to deliver end-to-end orchestrated services. Accordingly, the industry has defined nine potential areas and related use cases where NFV can be applied with the greatest effect. As a result, there are now several proof-of-concept (POC) trials running in labs across the globe in operator networks.
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