Having a tester available is a prerequisite for the use of the new cabling type, likely to be first used to support new 25G and 40G connectivity in data centers.
With AT&T and Liberty Global on its partner list, Tibit plans to disrupt the access network industry.
A variety of 25G and 50G devices, switches, cables, interconnect and testers proved largely interoperable. Other companies looking to build 25G/50G product have a stable spec now available.
So says CableLabs CEO Phil McKinney, who also believes a 'reverse cloud' will be necessary to support future augmented and virtual reality applications.
Enhanced Platform Awareness (EPA) developments instrumental as Chinese vendor is selected to help Spanish carrier build its next-generation packet core platform in Europe and Latin America.
The transition to cloud infrastructure helped Juniper overcome a drop in security sales in the fourth quarter of 2016.
New CEO Börje Ekholm says Ericsson must become more profitable if it is to flourish in the long run but admits he is still formulating his strategic vision.
Virtual Gateway Labs has developed Next Generation Optical Gateways to offer added smarts and capabilities beyond the traditional ONT (Optical Network Terminal).
The race to acquire test vendor Ixia is intensifying, with Keysight now engaged in M&A talks, according to Reuters.
The test company claims to be the first to demonstrate a particular implementation of 400G technology designed for use in data centers.
New AXOS Sandbox makes it easier to do the tough pre-deployment integration to speed up broadband access.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN invests in healthcare startup; Nokia upgrades in Camboda; Orange expands mobile money service in Africa.
BT's share price goes into freefall after the operator says an accounting scandal in Italy will cost it dearly.
Latest injection of funding comes amid expectations of an SD-WAN boom and speculation that merger activity lies ahead.
Not content with jeopardizing other people's jobs, AI researchers are targeting their own.
Algorithms and public data alone won't cut it – AI needs expertise and lots of industry-specific data to succeed in healthcare, finance and beyond, an IBM executive says.
The Department of Labor alleges that Oracle pays white men more than its female and minority employees in the same positions and favors Asians in its recruiting.
Giant Chinese operator is deploying a Brocade virtual function along with its Nuage SDN platform.
One of the best known names and faces in the Carrier Ethernet and virtualization sectors has left Colt to join cybersecurity specialist Forcepoint.
In a no-growth future, service providers will need to focus more keenly on cost savings and efficiency gains.
Börje Ekholm started his new job as the CEO of Ericsson today – here are 10 things I'd like to see in his first 10 weeks at the helm of the Swedish giant.
Partners Cisco and Ericsson are to build a distributed telco cloud architecture for Vodafone Hutchison Australia and it's a deployment likely to attract a lot of attention.
As the industry moves toward virtualized solutions in data centers, developers are creating switches to help with the bandwidth backlog service providers are experiencing. As a result, vendors are putting more switch devices on the market than at any time in the past decade.
Eric Schwartz, president of EMEA, Equinix, talks about how the company is helping its customers manage the influx of data today, and how it's preparing for an IoT future.
Four of Europe's biggest service providers share details of their evolving views about 5G technology and the 5G strategies they will pursue.
The management and orchestration of virtualized networks is one of the toughest challenges facing operators and their technology suppliers, so there are plenty of initiatives and vendors addressing it.
Heavy Reading's Roz Roseboro talks about how virtualization is impacting data center evolution.
UK-headquartered operator to roll out new networks in Hong Kong and Singapore, with other Asian cities to follow.
Former Cisco and VCE executive Praveen Akkiraju has taken the hot seat at SD-WAN specialist Viptela.
Verizon is using SevOne tech to gain visibility into the performance of its SD-WAN service -- will other providers have to go the same route?
The forthcoming 5G standard sounds impressive, but it seems unlikely to reinvigorate the telco business.
Using the Nokia subsidiary's technology to connect 2,000 servers.
Looks to help US small businesses sell to China.
Adopting open source requires buy-in from both management and teams.
Will test and measurement companies get infected with the M&A frenzy we've seen in other sectors?
Located 85 feet under the surface of the Earth in a decommissioned limestone mine, Bluebird Underground enjoys reduced cost and enhanced security. See it for yourself in this slideshow.
We're about to find out what the major players are planning to spend on their networks in 2017.
The Bluebird Underground data center is located in posh digs, in a decommissioned limestone mine 85 feet beneath Springfield, Missouri.
The world's biggest equipment vendor is bracing itself for a more turbulent ride this year.
Change is accelerating and CSPs must adapt, says CenturyLink's Bill Walker.
As fog computing starts to play a bigger role in networking strategies, the importance of virtualization to the distributed cloud will become increasingly apparent.
The telecom industry is in a period of rapid change, but then that's been true now for decades. The pace may change but the problems and even some of the solutions seem to repeat themselves.
VMware expects India to account for a substantial share of global spending on software and virtualization technologies.
Chinese vendor confirms acquisition of HexaTier and Toga Networks.