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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/23/2018
Telecom network operators have a love-hate relationship with OpenStack. On the one hand, it is ubiquitously deployed as an open-source cloud platform, and the default ...
By Francesco Venturini, Managing Director, Global Communications & Media Industries, Accenture, 4/23/2018
Almost all communications service providers (CSPs) have made some progress on their transformational journey to becoming digital CSPs that can prosper in the future. ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/20/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 flashes its green credentials; Nokia teams up with OSIsoft; media bigwig supports Fox/Sky deal.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/17/2018
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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – OSS/BSS Transformation, Heavy Reading, 4/4/2018
At Mobile World Congress this year Telefónica presented its "fourth platform," originally announced a year earlier. The first three platforms (physical assets, IT ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 4/4/2018
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By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 3/30/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Parental leave is pressurized; the only woman in the room sees all; getting rid of cultural fit; and more.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/30/2018
LOS ANGELES -- Open Networking Summit -- Zededa, a startup that emerged from stealth mode in late February, is setting its sites on what it calls the "cloud-native ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 3/28/2018
Oracle's cloud platform is growing fast -- really, really fast. But not as fast as before. Oracle is looking to automation to help goose momentum back to its former ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/27/2018
LOS ANGELES -- Open Networking Summit -- Building on significant momentum in the networking space, the Linux Foundation's networking arm is getting even more ...
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Smartphones Remain the Most Vulnerable of Endpoints
Simon Marshall, Technology Journalist, 4/24/2018
The nature of mobile devices, especially smartphones, continues to make them the ...
Atlanta's Ransomware Attack Cost Around $2.6M – Report
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 4/24/2018
A report indicates that Atlanta spent a little over $2.6 million to defend itself ...
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Verizon Fios Internet Picks Up Pace
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/24/2018
Fiber-fed broadband service generates bigger customer gains for big US telco in ...
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/24/2018
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 9/5/2017
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Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
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