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Podcast: Orange Silicon Valley's Will Barkis on Smart Cities
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10/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Smart cities are taking shape in small ways, as the technology develops and makes its way to market. Orange Silicon Valley's Will Barkis discusses some of the newer tech he's seeing, where it might be used and privacy concerns that come up.
CenturyLink's Anil Simlot: Evolving the Service Provider Edge
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10/21/2019  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink's Anil Simlot discusses how the carrier is evolving its edge computing platform from housing virtualized network functions to hosting larger, more dynamic IT workloads.
Finnish Startup Goes Underground to Measure Soil Conditions
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10/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Finnish agricultural IoT startup Soil Scout works with DT on underground sensors, grabs an undisclosed round of funding.
Edge Technology Options & Deployment Models
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
10/3/2019  |  Post a comment
With hype around all things 'edge' on the rise, Heavy Reading launched a research study to gain a realistic understanding of how edge computing will affect the future of network connectivity.
HFC May Never Die
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10/1/2019  |  Post a comment
The cable industry, in partnership with CableLabs, is exploring how to deliver services at 6GHz and beyond, Cox exec says.
Silver Peak Heats Up SD-WAN Telco Romance
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10/1/2019  |  Post a comment
The SD-WAN vendor is looking to increase sales through service providers, as enterprises turn to SPs to outsource networking needs.
Tower Owner SBA Buys Data Center for Edge Computing Know-How
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9/18/2019  |  Post a comment
Following the lead of American Tower, SBA Communications has acquired a Chicago data center. CEO Jeffrey Stoops says the purchase will help SBA learn about edge computing.
AT&T Puts Intelligence in the Middle of the Edge
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9/18/2019  |  1 comment
AT&T is focused on building virtualization and intelligence into the customer edge and network edge for 5G applications.
Avaya Goes Global With IBM Cloud
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9/18/2019  |  1 comment
Avaya is partnering with IBM for global expansion of its OneCloud ReadyNow cloud call center and unified-communications-as-a-service, beyond current availability in the US and central Europe.
Why CenturyLink Bought Streamroot
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9/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Streamroot's peer-assisted CDN technology will help CenturyLink extend a video streaming bridge to hard-to-reach parts of the globe.
Eluvio Aims to Elude Video Transcoding & the CDN
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9/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Startup led by former Aspera CEO Michelle Munson enters the global OTT scene with a low-latency 'Content Fabric' designed to disrupt the streaming video market.
Getting Ready for the Visual Cloud
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/4/2019  |  Post a comment
In a half-day conference at IBC in Amsterdam next week, Intel and partners will show off the visual cloud and demonstrate how it can deliver rich, immersive, interactive video experiences and graphics-based workloads.
For VMware, It's All About the Edge
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9/2/2019  |  Post a comment
VMware is looking to the edge to seize its 5G opportunity.
Another CDN Company Jumps Into Edge Computing Market
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8/30/2019  |  Post a comment
CDNetworks joined the likes of Akamai and Limelight in hoping to translate its CDN efforts into a broader edge computing strategy.
VMware Takes On Radio Networks
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8/27/2019  |  Post a comment
VMware is launching tools for radio network optimization, based on its Uhana acquisition, and also upgrading its OpenStack infrastructure support.
CenturyLink Bids to Bring 5 Msec Latency to 98% of US Enterprises
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8/13/2019  |  Post a comment
With a relatively small investment of 'several hundred million' dollars, CenturyLink plans to bring a fiber network with 5 msec latency to 98% of US enterprises – ideal for emerging categories of edge workloads.
Reliance Jio & Microsoft Launch 'Comprehensive' 10-Year Cloud Team-Up
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8/13/2019  |  Post a comment
The telco giant and Microsoft are joining forces to bring cloud services to India, and Reliance Jio will also build data centers for Microsoft on that subcontinent.
CenturyLink Drops 'Several Hundred Million' Dollars on Edge
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8/12/2019  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink is building out more than 100 initial edge compute locations across the US and providing hybrid cloud and managed services.
CenturyLink: We're Testing Edge Computing With Customers Now
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8/8/2019  |  Post a comment
CenturyLink is testing edge computing technologies with customers today, according to the company's CEO. And he promised additional announcements on the topic 'in the coming weeks.'
CommScope Eliminates COO Slot as Arris Biz Struggles
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8/8/2019  |  Post a comment
Departure of long-time Arris exec Bruce McClelland comes about four months after acquisition and as the unit grapples with an expected temporary decline in cable operator capital spending.
Rogers' Ignite TV Not Yet Taking Off
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7/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Despite its accelerating rollout of Ignite TV, a syndicated version of Comcast's cloud-based X1 video platform, Rogers is still seeing video subscriber losses mount.
AT&T & Microsoft Ink 'Extensive' Deal for Cloud, 5G, AI & Edge
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7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
In an 'extensive, multiyear alliance,' AT&T is moving its non-network applications to Microsoft Azure and its employees to Microsoft 365, while Microsoft gets access to AT&T's network for emerging 5G, AI and edge applications.
Podcast: ClearSky Data CEO Ellen Rubin Knows Where Your Data Is
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7/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Ellen Rubin joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss edge computing and the new need for data management in more places as the world goes from static storage to mobile, multicloud madness.
ONAP 'Dublin' Lightens Network Orchestration
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7/9/2019  |  1 comment
The latest release of the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) sports enhancements designed to get the software up and running faster, so carriers can get on with sexy innovation.
Edge Gravity Aims for Hyper-Scale
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6/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Ericsson's distributed edge cloud unit is on a path to connect to 'multiple hundreds' of service provider partners in the coming months, new CEO Kyle Okamoto says.
Podcast: Why Telcos Are Challenged at the Edge
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6/25/2019  |  Post a comment
Building edge computing resources for advanced applications is going to be a big challenge to telcos in terms of how and where to invest, as well as when and where to partner with cloud providers, vendors and others.
Former Verizon Exec Takes Helm of Ericsson's Edge Gravity
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6/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Kyle Okamoto starts as Edge Gravity's CEO on June 24, taking over a slot previously held by Marcus Bergström.
Telstra Already in Edge Battle With Web Giants
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6/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Comments by the Australian operator show the edge is now shaping up to be the next battleground between telcos and Internet companies.
Eurobites: MegaFon Forms E-Commerce JV With Alibaba
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6/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Norway 5G spectrum auction results; Dutch told to get tough on Huawei; Deutsche Telekom turns on IoT network; Ofcom commits to universal broadband service.
Eurobites: Trump Changes Tune on UK's Use of Huawei (Maybe)
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6/5/2019  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: big guns team up for LTE-M roaming; Cellnex buys rights to 220 BT towers; Macquarie emerges as front-runner for KCOM sale.
Big 5G Event Keynote: Sprint's Mishka Dehghan
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5/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Mishka Dehghan is vice president of 5G development for Sprint Business, and she talked about the future that we can enable with 5G at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
Securing 5G Networks: Control Plane Evolution
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5/20/2019  |  Post a comment
NetNumber's Jee Alkebsi and Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges discuss the recent 5G Security Market Leadership Study (MLS) and what network operators are doing to offer managed security services.
MetTel's Fox: Enterprises Need to Find Business Case for 5G
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5/20/2019  |  Post a comment
Many initial 5G deployments will be private networks on enterprise premises, and service providers will need to accommodate those needs, says MetTel CTO Ed Fox in conversation with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner. Also, Fox talks about how MetTel is going big on network functions virtualization (NFV).
Big 5G Event Keynote Panel: We Need to Talk About Edge Computing
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5/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Ibrahim Gedeon from Telus, Jim Poole from Equinix and Tom Tofigh from QCT discuss edge computing as part of the telco cloud at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
Service Providers Can Take Control of IoT Security
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5/17/2019  |  Post a comment
As 5G networks begin to roll out, it is worth looking at how service providers can deliver high-value, high-margin security services in a way that no one else in the IoT ecosystem can match.
Comcast's MachineQ Shifts Gears
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5/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Under its new OTT-like, bring-your-own broadband model, the industrial IoT company aims to scale up more rapidly and set the stage for a global services strategy.
Ericsson Boasts of Progress in CDN-to-Edge Pivot
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5/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Ericsson's Edge Gravity essentially represents a pivot by the company from selling CDN services to selling edge computing services. And though the process hasn't been completely smooth, Ericsson is boasting of progress.
Verizon Launches Near-Nationwide NB-IoT Network
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5/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Verizon finally gets on the nationwide NB-IoT trail.
Arista Ships Smarter 400G Routers
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5/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Arista's second-generation 400G routers support built-in security, automation and telemetry for reduced capex and opex.
AT&T's Igor Glubochansky: Businesses Need Lower Latency Networks
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5/14/2019  |  Post a comment
AT&T sees big promise in manufacturing, healthcare and retail, even before mobile 5G becomes available everywhere.
Eurobites: Vodafone UK Names the 5G Day
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5/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone cuts dividend following €7.6 billion loss; Openet lands US Tier 1 gig; KPN invests in IoT startup Wirepas.
Where Is the 5G Edge? Tomorrow's Apps Depend on the Answer
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5/10/2019  |  Post a comment
To build the edge computing capabilities that 5G applications need, carriers need to find out where more processing is needed – and that's not terribly clear at the moment.
Sprint Eyes IoT Uses as 5G Launch Approaches
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5/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Ahead of its 5G launch, Sprint's Mishka Dehghan discussed the carrier's Curiosity IoT platform and highlights smart city applications that will take advantage of 5G's technical capabilities.
Data Center Firms, Mobile Operators Pour Cold Water on Edge Computing
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5/9/2019  |  7 comments
Edge computing, particularly in the 5G world, faces a series of serious obstacles, according to several in the mobile network and data center industries.
Managing the 5G Hype Is Critical to Carriers
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5/7/2019  |  Post a comment
Preparing and educating customers about the true capabilities about 5G can help mobile service providers avoid unrealistic expectations, execs at Light Reading's Big 5G Event insist.
AT&T & Bell Canada: Know What to Send to the Edge
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5/7/2019  |  1 comment
Not every workload needs to go to the edge. Operators need to consider which workloads make the most sense to transition.
India's Vodafone Idea Taps IBM & Ericsson for Cloud
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5/3/2019  |  Post a comment
Vodafone Idea picked IBM to implement multi-cloud for customer engagement, in a five-year multi-million-dollar deal, and Ericsson for its cloud packet core.
Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative IoT/M2M Strategy
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4/30/2019  |  Post a comment
Nokia, Senet, Sprint & Ericsson and Wind River all stood out as having compelling IoT strategies and approaches to a growing, lucrative market.
Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative Security Strategy
The Philter  | 
4/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Fortinet, ZTE, CUJO AI and Colt all had standout entries for most innovative security strategy in this year's Leading Lights contest.
Cox Tests Premium Low-Lag Gaming Service
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4/26/2019  |  Post a comment
MSO stresses that $14.99/month 'Cox Elite Gamer' service steers clear of net neutrality concerns because it does not prioritize or speed up Internet traffic.
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