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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
Oracle will integrate the venerable SD-WAN provider into its communications service provider business unit.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
Activist investor Carl Icahn, who threatened fire and fury against Dell's plan to go public, now says the company's sweetened deal is the best he's going to get.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/15/2018
Also, for the first time the vendor is directly sourcing OpenStack from its open source community instead of using RedHat's version.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 11/15/2018
Now that cable providers can deliver 1 Gbit/s download speeds to business customers on their hybrid fiber coax infrastructure, a panel of experts finds that more is needed to win sales over the long run.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/15/2018
Morning bids in day 2 of the 5G auctions add about $6 million to the results.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
But the next-gen technology will help service providers hit hot spots that require more capacity density.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
But rate of revenue growth is slowing, causing MSOs to seek new angles and opportunities.
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/15/2018
SD-WAN is changing the way customers think about networking, from just routing packets appropriately to looking at application flows, and determining the best approach for each application, says Roman Pacewicz, chief product officer for AT&T.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/15/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange smartens up electricity network; Ericsson's car pool wants some EU love for C-V2X; GSMA not happy at German 5G spectrum conditions.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
Investors see marriage as a way for CommScope to buy cash flow, Raymond James analyst suggests.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
Overall revenue was up 8% year-over-year in Q1 2019 and product orders also grew by 8%, but service provider product orders were up just 2% and executives provided little insight as to why that line of business is lagging.
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Mylobot Botnet & Khalesi Malware Deliver One-Two Security Punch
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
The recently discovered Mylobot botnet is now delivering Khalesi information ...
Kubernetes & Containers Stir Security Concerns in the Cloud
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
A study by security startup StackRox finds that in the rush to incorporate ...
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Cable Business Services: Going Vertical to Keep Growing
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/15/2018
Cable operators must know their enterprise strategy and play to their strengths ...
Telecom Egypt's Chief Business Officer on Broadband's Future
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/14/2018
Muhammad Sameh, chief business officer at Telecom Egypt, tackles topics such as ...
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By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/25/2017
Next-gen wireless will require next-gen wireline fronthaul and backhaul solutions that must be put in place within the next 2 years.
Thought Leadership Council: CSPs Concerned About Impact of Future Tech on Security
November 2018
This month's Thought Leadership Council (TLC) forum focused on network security planning. This TLC panel was asked 10 questions about deployment plans, drivers and challenges and budgeting for network security. The results clearly indicate that CSPs feel their companies are currently doing a good or excellent job with network security; however, there are several new technologies and services that must be addressed in order to maintain necessary levels of network security.
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Multi-Terabit Switch Chips & Software
October 2018
This report details and analyzes more than 40 high-performance Ethernet switch devices, embedded SDN, operating system software and IP solutions, identifying the key requirements and highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers and service providers. It also reviews vendor strategies and surveys component features, performance and flexibility in this important market. Further, this report profiles 15 leading vendors in the market.
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Thought Leadership Council: CSPs Not Hesitating to Move Network Functions to Edge
October 2018
This TLC panel was asked nine questions about deployment plans, drivers and challenges for implementing edge solutions. CSPs expect to reap significant benefits from this shift, including the creation of new vertical business opportunities, while shortening provisioning and gaining agility in their networks.
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Prime Reading
DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
Piecing Together the 5G Big Picture
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 9/10/2018
For network operators, the evolution to a 5G architecture requires a strategy ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , International Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
As an extension to DOCSIS 3.1, Full Duplex DOCSIS (FDX) will put cable operators in position to deliver symmetrical gigabit speeds over their widely deployed HFC ...
Eric Hutchinson's goals as CEO of Spirent are nothing if not ambitious. He is seeking to not only move the long-time testing and assurance vendor into a new strategic ...
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