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C-V2X Is Getting Ready for Commercialization With Growing Ecosystem Support
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 10/4/2017

SAN FRANCISCO, 10/4/2017 – Durga Malladi, SVP of Engineering from Qualcomm, discusses how momentum continues to build around Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) technology with growing ecosystem support.

Ixia Launches World’s First 400GE Testing Solutions
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 10/4/2017

SAN FRANCISCO, 10/4/2017 – Ixia's senior product manager, Charles Seifert, sits down with Light Reading editor-in-chief Craig Matsumoto to talk about the recent launch of the world's first 400GE testing solution, which garnered multiple Best of Show awards at Interop Tokyo 2017.

Is Trouble Brewing for Brocade, Broadcom?
News Analysis | 10/4/2017

Regulators could put the brakes on Broadcom's acquisition of Brocade, and Arris's acquisition of Brocade's Ruckus Wireless assets.

Apstra's Intent-Based Networking Adds SDN Overlays
News Analysis | 10/3/2017

Network automation startup Apstra launched AOS 2.0, which integrates automation of operations across the underlay and overlay network infrastructures in data centers.

Cloud Pushing IT Spending to $3.7T in 2018
Scott Ferguson | 10/3/2017

Gartner released new figures that show IT spending is set to grow about 4% over the next year, thanks to enterprise spending more on cloud.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Gets Compute, Networking Boost
Scott Ferguson | 10/3/2017

Oracle is revamping its IaaS offering with more compute, storage and networking options as the company looks to challenge AWS more head-on.

Oracle’s New 'Adaptive' Apps Know What You Want Before You Ask
Wagner’s Ring | 10/3/2017

Sales, supply chain, human resources and other enterprise apps make their own connections between data and try to anticipate user needs.

Q&A: How RIFT.io Takes Automation Carrier-Grade
From the Founder | 10/3/2017

Steve Saunders sits down with RIFT.io CTO Matt Harper to learn how a bunch of telecom veterans are tackling the core issues behind NFV.

Nokia Bares AaaS for Telco Clientele
News Analysis | 10/3/2017

Finnish vendor exposes its analytics capabilities to operators that do not want to spend heavily on their own analytics infrastructure.

Nokia's Leprince Hails Enterprise Growth
News Analysis | 10/3/2017

Nokia's diversification into high-growth enterprise markets is starting to pay off, says the company's global services boss.

CSPs See Slow Going for IoT – Report
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/3/2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly, but the lack of standards – as well as uncertainty about its revenue potential – is a major source of frustration for communications service providers (CSPs).

Google Steps Up Insider Threat Protection
Wagner’s Ring | 10/3/2017

'Custom roles' gives cloud administrators the ability to give users the permissions they need to do their jobs – and only those permissions.

DOJ Blesses CenturyLink, Level 3 Merger... With Conditions
News Analysis | 10/3/2017

CenturyLink has approval from the US Department of Justice to acquire Level 3, but it will have to divest itself of some of Level 3's nationwide fiber assets.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Talking Turmoil
LRTV Documentaries | 10/3/2017

LONDON, 10/3/2017 – Our team of talkative telecoms trouble-makers turn their skeptical gaze onto the turmoil at the top of TIM this week, where Vivendi is exercising far more control than its 24% shareholding would seem to allow.

Spatulas & Cats to Replace TV Remote
News Analysis | 10/3/2017

New technology from the University of Lancaster could replace remote controls with 'gesture control.'

Apstra Automates Legacy App Networks
Wagner’s Ring | 10/3/2017

New version of Apstra Operating System helps enterprises 'cloudify' their legacy data centers.

GE Keeps the Lights on With IoT
Scott Ferguson | 10/3/2017

GE is about ready to fully deploy its Predix platform, along with Asset Performance Management software, to its own facility to ensure the flow of electricity doesn't stop.

India's RCom Eyes Asset Sales After Aircel Merger Collapses
News Analysis | 10/3/2017

India's fifth-biggest operator may have to resort to the sale of some valuable assets to pay off debts after calling off a merger with local rival Aircel.

Eurobites: EU Vote Raises Telcos' Fears of 'Heavy-Touch' Regulation
News Analysis | 10/3/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia and Zain trial NB-IoT in Saudi Arabia; fiber boost for Sweden; taxi for Uber's UK boss!

AWS's Andy Jassy: No One Thought We'd Grow This Quickly
Scott Ferguson | 10/3/2017

Amazon Web Services is the undisputed leader of public cloud, and at the Gartner Symposium AWS chief Andy Jassy offered a window into how that happened.

Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoCs Integrate the RF Signal Chain
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 10/3/2017

SAN JOSE, 10/3/2017 – Xilinx discusses product details of their Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC family, which integrates multi-giga-sample RF data converters and soft-decision forward error correction (SD-FEC) into an All Programmable SoC architecture.

'No Facts, Wild Claims & Lots of Bluster'; Amazon Hits Back at Oracle's Ellison
Wagner’s Ring | 10/2/2017

Amazon and SAP say Larry Ellison's claims against them are baloney.

Evolution Pitches OTT Apps for Smaller Ops
News Analysis | 10/2/2017

Seeking to help small and midsized cable operators compete in the OTT video market, vendor introduces app-based streaming video service to deliver local broadcast and cable channels.

Anschutz: Next-Gen NFV Actually Saves Opex
News Analysis | 10/2/2017

First-gen virtual network functions were still vertically integrated but combining next-gen disaggregation with open source will pay off.

Will AI Solve the IT Jobs Shortage?
Scott Ferguson | 10/2/2017

Artificial intelligence is thought to be destroying jobs. However, Gartner analysts believe that the only way to fill important IT positions for security and IoT is through AI.

Oracle, SAP Clash on Blockchain
Wagner’s Ring | 10/2/2017

Oracle is offering blockchain as a cloud service, while SAP plans to integrate blockchain into its Internet of Things, manufacturing and digital supply chain solutions.

Altice/Disney Deal: A Case of 'Happy Ever After'?
News Analysis | 10/2/2017

Threat of blackouts still looms large in programming negotiations.

Is NFV Stuck in the Terrible Twos?
News Analysis | 10/2/2017

In examining the 'good, the bad and the ugly' of NFV, Masergy's Ray Watson likened progress to the unpredictable toddler growth stage.

Eurobites: UK Regulator Accuses BT & Three of Erecting 5G Roadblocks
News Analysis | 10/2/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange and Microsoft combine on industrial IoT; BT lands Sky Ireland broadband deal; Proximus acquires app development company.

Automation in the Enterprise: Don't Forget the People
News Analysis | 10/2/2017

Automation is one of those buzzwords that CIOs are starting to pay attention to. However, before you automate all your IT processes, think about the people first.

India Aims for Leadership Position in 5G
News Analysis | 10/2/2017

India has until now been regarded as a technology follower, rather than a technology pioneer. But its government and operators hope to change all that with 5G.

Oracle's Ellison: Amazon & SAP Use Our Database Because We're Better
Wagner’s Ring | 10/2/2017

Oracle OpenWorld attendees are rapt as Larry Ellison delivers Sunday's keynote.

Vodafone Portugal to Boost FTTH Footprint With NOS Deal
News Analysis | 10/2/2017

Latest network-sharing deal in Europe will boost Vodafone Portugal's FTTH footprint by nearly 50%.

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