Broadcom is a possible suitor in a deal that could close this week.
The seemingly unstoppable Chinese vendor looks surprisingly trim next to its traditional rivals. But is it?
While products are years away, carrier is trialing 400G in metro and long-haul networks next year to speed things up, including its open router platform.
New networks feature parallel conduits with 288-count fiber strands each to satisfy need for 5G, cloud-RAN network of the future.
The smaller of China's two equipment vendors has reported healthy growth in sales and profits over the first nine months despite the tough operating environment.
Equipment vendor swings to net loss in third quarter amid difficult operating conditions.
New Calix E9-2 product supports NG-PON2 and combines OLT with network aggregation and service edge functions.
Wallenberg man will be expected to steer the turnaround of a business that has faced challenges on numerous fronts.
Equipment maker flags pricing pressure but sees a healthy rise in third-quarter revenues.
Ericsson's incoming CEO says the company must become more profitable but reveals little about his strategic vision.
Competitive carrier looks to capture a bigger share of cloud connectivity market globally when incumbent players turn their focus elsewhere.
Managed service provider expects to leverage new investment to fund organic growth as well as possible acquisitions.
Aquantia is creating a 100Gbit/s all-electrical technology to deliver low latency for networking applications, notably data centers.
Marvell Technology has announced a set of Ethernet switches and transceivers designed to help data center operators move to 25 Gigabit Ethernet.
The cloud provider was looking for something more open.
Sales and earnings declines amid weak market conditions have taken a heavy toll on the Swedish vendor.
The broadband world is no longer just about faster connectivity – underpinning the distributed cloud is its key role now.
The emerging-markets operator is looking to a plethora of technologies to reinvigorate its business.
Juniper is refocusing on scalable networking hardware innovation, after a tumultuous – and sometimes comical – few years.
Broadband equipment vendor urges operators to back open source platform initiatives or risk going out of business.
In the fourth and final installment of the Cable Upgrade series, Light Reading examines the early decisions cable operators face as they begin the transition to new virtualized networking systems.
New cloud-based app lets PBX and SIP Trunking customers also do more efficient customer service without the complexity and cost.
As telecom operators look to simplify their business, automate operations and become digital service providers, so their requirements and procurement processes are changing, and that provides a significant challenge for the vendor community, explain Ovum Associate Consultants Mark Newman and Jason Simpson.
Former state-owned monopoly says transforming its legacy IT systems would be a 'nightmare.'
Versa Networks scored another big customer win this week when Colt Technology Services announced it was using its gear to roll out the next phase of its SD-WAN services.
A Hong Kong antenna specialist is making waves in the field of mobile edge computing.
Service provider focuses on shortening lead times for delivery of wavelength and Carrier Ethernet services over multi-vendor gear.
In part three of our four-part series, a look at the development of software orchestration tools for virtualized cable networks.
Enterprises will be able to run VMware workloads on the Amazon public cloud, turning private clouds into hybrid clouds.
Orange is going to put ECOMP, AT&T's NFV management system, through its paces in Poland, according to senior executive.
Ericsson is not in terminal decline, insists its acting CEO, but the vendor will struggle to escape its current downward spiral.
European operator says it has partnered with a major US operator to enable international, multi-network SDN-enabled flexible services that can be set up in minutes by one operator to run on another's network.
When it comes to company culture, Windstream focuses on the network and the people behind it, with an emphasis on the latter, its SVP of Carrier Operations Beth Lackey says.
Swedish vendor suffers steep falls in sales and earnings amid ongoing difficulties.
Broadcom announced immediate availability of its new family of 50G/100G Ethernet switches for use in data centers and in high performance computing (HPC) applications.
In part two of our four-part series, a look at the incremental steps that cable companies are considering on the path to network virtualization.
Wireless technologies including free space optics look set to play a much bigger role in Equinix's plans.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Zeetta lands Bristol gig; Facebook hands ammunition to tax critics; Huawei invests in Nigeria.
Search engine giant says it is does not want to be the world's ISP amid growing operator concern about its encroachment on their turf.
US service provider is thought to be in advanced discussions with Equinix about a sale of data center infrastructure.
Focused on scalability, resiliency and improved user experience for the popular open source cloud platform.
Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit is heading to the Eternal City, where the key leaders from the communications networking community will ask and answer the industry's toughest questions.
Telco resistance to OpenStack is crumbling, says AT&T's Sorabh Saxena, as companies realize there is no realistic alternative.
The web-scale Internet companies are having a significant influence on the telecom infrastructure equipment and services sector in a number of different ways, explains Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Patrick Donegan.
The company hired its first CFO, often the sign that it's getting ready for an initial public offering.
The networking vendor extends its security platform to go beyond guarding the network edge to automate enforcing policies at the switch level
Swisscom needs more NFV firepower than HPE can deliver, according to industry sources.
The data center operator is maintaining an open environment to support multiple connections, but business processes to do that are lacking.
The task of assigning Internet addresses officially passed from US government control to the private sector over the weekend, after one last hail-Mary legal maneuver by opponents to prevent the transfer was batted down.
The web-scale movement is global, but networking power in the near future will depend on local infrastructure, and that says a lot about who will win and who will lose in the next Internet era.