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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of WebRTC (real-time communications) capabilities.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 9/3/2014
Genband is hoping to shed its legacy, fixed-line vendor reputation once and for all, and it's building out its mobile messaging to do so.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 8/5/2014
Unified communications (UC) vendor Broadsoft managed to boost its second-quarter revenues by almost 20% year-over-year, as one analyst says it continues to win "more ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 8/5/2014
Service provider IT giant Comverse has acquired Solaiemes, a Spanish WebRTC and rich communications services (RCS) gateway startup, for an undisclosed fee.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 7/11/2014
Telepresence pioneer Vidyo has added another $20 million to its wallet to help fuel its vision of a video-enabled Internet of Things (IoT).
By James Crawshaw, 7/10/2014
WebRTC (Real-Time Communications) is bringing a significant change in the communications landscape that will bridge the web and telephony worlds.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 7/8/2014
The first real sign of progress from the operator initiative to open up core services to application developers looking to embed real-time communications, dubbed ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 6/30/2014
Cisco has added to its toolbox of video conferencing and collaboration tools with the acquisition of Assemblage, a San Francisco-based startup focused on cloud ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 6/12/2014
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Genband Perspectives -- Genband brought together 700 clients, customers, media members, and analysts in sometimes-sunny Orlando to convince them it ...
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 6/11/2014
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Genband Perspectives -- Genband unveiled a new "kloud-platform-as-a-service" Tuesday that embeds real-time communications into any application.
By Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 6/9/2014
ORLANDO, Fla. - Genband Perspectives -- Genband has been relatively quiet about its plans for NFV, but that is set to change this week at its annual Perspectives ...
By Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 6/2/2014
Is AT&T slowing down its capital spending, or is it just "truing up"?
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Exclusive: MEF to Rival ONF, OpenDaylight With SDN Strategy
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/23/2014
The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is getting ready to take on OpenFlow, OpenDaylight ...
Optical Could Be Next Bottleneck, Warns Alcatel-Lucent CMO
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 9/22/2014
Optical sector has been unfairly marginalized in the communications and needs to ...
Eurobites: AlcaLu Adds to Small Cell Backhaul Mix
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/23/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 1,700 jobs lost at Phones 4u; BT signs ...
Exclusive: MEF to Rival ONF, OpenDaylight With SDN Strategy
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/23/2014
The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is getting ready to take on OpenFlow, OpenDaylight ...
Microsoft Does About-Face, Debuts $25 Phone
Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 8/11/2014
Nokia's new parent is still figuring out its mobile story, as it launches a new ...
Google's Game for Another Subsea Project
Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 8/11/2014
Google gains another fiber investment as it's being counted among investors in ...
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What WebRTC Means for Telcos
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Communication service providers are figuring out what role they can play in ...
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Sales Director of INIT on Plug & Play Switch Devices

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INIT Italy uses both the Huawei S5700 and S7700 series switches for the campus LAN environment. Sales Director Andrea Curti says their company chose these Huawei devices over others because of their performance, flexible scalability and plug-and-play features.
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Saudi Arabia Upgrades Vocational Training System

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The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) has 100,000 students, 150 government-owned institutions and oversees 1000 private institutes. The CIO of TVTC explains that Huawei devices have allowed them to manage multiple datacenters using just one software program, scientifically tracking the progress of students and teachers, saving them millions.
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Huawei's Media Solutions Are Here to Stay

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The current media revolution requires rapid upgrades in technology. New formats (HD, 3D, 4K etc.) and the subsequent explosion of file sizes demand sophisticated network and storage architecture. Social media and the multiple distribution channels require a robust asset management system. Gartner analyst Venecia Liu speaks about the current technological trends in ...
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Microgenesis on Huawei's Switches

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Microgenesis is a solutions and system integrator company in the Philippines whose areas of expertise include data centers, networking and security products. In this video, Executive Director Jeffrey Choa talks to us about his customers needs and they benefit from using Huawei switches.
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Network Solutions Help the Philippines Jump Ahead

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In the past, the Philippines has under-invested in technology. Now, the CEO of Softshell talks about how Huawei products help the Philippines jump ahead as the economy improves.
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VCS Observation for Safer Cities in the Netherlands

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Holland's VCS Observation has been operating for 22 years. Its main goal is to get cities safer. CEO Wim van Deijzen tells us some of the challenges his company faces and how Huawei is helping to overcome these challenges.
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A Conversation With Serbia's Ministry of Interior

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At HCC 2014, the Assistant Minister of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia talks to us about his projects and corporation with Huawei. Solutions like Safe City and E-Government and services like cloud computing are just some of the areas his department is interested in.
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IHS Analyst Discusses eLTE at CCW 2014

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Thomas Lynch, associate director of critical communications at IHS Technology, talks about broadband in critical communications.
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TCAA on Huawei eLTE: A Broadband Solution for Mission-Critical Communications

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At CCW2014 in Singapore, the TCCA's Phil Kidner talks about the importance of broadband data for critical communications.
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Spotlight on Cisco: SDN for Optical Networks

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Cisco's Greg Nehib talks OpenFlow and more on the 'Software-Defined Networking for Optical Networks' panel at the Big Telecom Event in June 2014.
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Cisco's Evolved Programmable Network (EPN)

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A look at the various demos Cisco showed at Light Reading's Big Telecom Event highlighting Cisco's EPN innovation and how SDN and NFV technologies are enabling a variety of new services.
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The Future of Ultra-Broadband, With Kevin Kelly (UBBF2014)

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If you think the technological changes we've seen up to now are astounding, just wait until you see what the future has in store. Discuss upcoming breakthroughs with Kevin Kelly, Founding Executive Editor of Wired Magazine, at the Huawei Ultra-Broadband Forum on September 24.
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