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By Gabriel Brown, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 3/26/2014
Any customer of Heavy Reading research services will know that network functions virtualization (NFV) is now one the most critical initiatives in telecom networking. ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 3/26/2014
SAN ANTONIO -- CCA Global Expo -- Scratch Wireless may be a small startup, but it has big ambitions. The Sprint MVNO says it plans to take its infrastructure-free, ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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