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Light Reading's coverage of Application Acceleration developments provides insight into the trends influencing applications management.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/11/2019
Top Comcast execs discuss the benefits and capabilities of the company's new virtual access network and how Comcast is applying lessons from its cloud-based X1 platform.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/3/2019
Ciena's latest acquisition is another piece of a larger back office puzzle for carriers, but the vendor said it's not aiming to become the new OSS stack.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/30/2019
Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser discusses the world of SD-WAN, why there are so many vendors and whether enterprise 'white glove' services are handled by butlers.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/4/2019
Says the P2P-focused agreement will help CenturyLink expand into hard-to-reach areas and augment, not replace, its global content delivery network.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/4/2018
Returning to its roots as a software company, F5 aims to aid service providers with virtualization and delivering enterprise applications anywhere.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/23/2018
Says stitching Vewd OS to devices running the Android TV Operator Tier platform enables service providers to personalize and customize the UI and pre-load apps from outside the Google Play universe.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/18/2018
Reliance Jio's Mathew Oommen discusses the market reality and motivation behind one of India's most incredible mobile networks.
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By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 5/9/2018
Heavy hitters in cable, open source and optical networking make up the five women who are shortlisted for the Hedy Lamarr-inspired Female Tech Pioneer of the Year category.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 3/16/2018
Facebook's Jay Parikh explains how the Telecom Infra Project has changed its relationship with telcos and why connecting the unconnected has become a bigger priority for Facebook.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/30/2017
Operator teams with Tech Mahindra on new open AI framework to be hosted by Linux Foundation, develops own internal microservices supplier platform.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 9/7/2017
Telco is working with the application automation vendor to help enterprises upgrade to SAP HANA – and to convince them they need to do so sooner rather than later.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 8/30/2017
Automation is still a few years out for most operators who are in the early days of using AI to manage their networks more efficiently.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/20/2017
Ed Kennedy, a big name in the optical space, will take over the CEO slot at CENX, currently being filled by CFO Kim Butler.
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