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Open Source Upheaval Could Finish Off 'Traditional' Vendors
News Analysis | 10/26/2017

The adoption of open source technologies by the industry's telcos could spell the demise of its equipment suppliers in their current role.

Nokia Share Price Tanks on Networks Gloom
News Analysis | 10/26/2017

Finnish vendor records sharp growth in net income thanks to a licensing deal but forecasts another decline in the networks market in 2018.

Ericsson CFO: Automation Is Helping Us Cut Jobs
News Analysis | 10/20/2017

Swedish vendor is rolling out artificial intelligence and predictive maintenance technologies in its service delivery business, which suffered hefty cuts in the recent third quarter.

Ericsson Sees Networks Progress Despite Mounting Losses
News Analysis | 10/20/2017

Swedish equipment maker draws attention to gains at its networks division but continues to face a huge turnaround challenge.

GTT Getting Aggressive on SD-WANs
News Analysis | 10/18/2017

Services strategy builds on new access footprint, global Internet backbone and push to hit $1 billion in revenues.

ZTE Surge Continues With 9-Month Profit up 37%
News Analysis | 10/18/2017

In contrast to Ericsson and Nokia, ZTE sees profits growing thanks to carrier networks and consumer products.

'Brutal' Automation & the Looming Workforce Cull
Morris Lore | 10/18/2017

As telcos try to emulate their Internet rivals, the industry looks set to set lose many of its current employees.

What Does Automation Mean to You?
Shades of Ray | 10/17/2017

What does automation mean for the carrier community? We need to talk about this...

Verizon Lays Out Virtualization Demands
News Analysis | 10/13/2017

US operator emphasizes the need for progress in key virtualization areas to meet emerging customer demands.

Tribalism Is Rife in Telecom, Too
Morris Lore | 10/13/2017

The last thing the shrinking communications networking industry would seem to need is more working groups or associations, yet new ones are sprouting.

Cisco's Latest ACI Offers DCI
News Analysis | 10/12/2017

The Application-Centric Infrastructure now reaches its tentacles across multiple data centers.

Juniper's Q3 Sags as Cloud Business Dips
News Analysis | 10/12/2017

Could be good news for Arista, says MKM Partners.

AT&T Brings vCPE, Wireless WAN to Wholesale Channel
News Analysis | 10/12/2017

At its solutions partner event this week, AT&T unveiled wholesale versions of its FlexWare and wireless backup service offerings.

Orange Moves to 'Industrial' NFV Phase, Will Start in Spain
News Analysis | 10/11/2017

French telecom incumbent is ready to embark on a more widespread rollout of NFV using technology from a handful of suppliers.

Colt Preps AI-Enabled Network Management
News Analysis | 10/11/2017

The international operator has plans to automate its network management and unify its NFV architecture in 2018.

Facebook's TIP to Launch AI Working Group
News Analysis | 10/11/2017

A new TIP working group will look at using machine learning and AI to improve network management.

China Unicom to Build 'Thousands' of Edge DCs
News Analysis | 10/11/2017

Chinese operator is poised to migrate to 'thousands' of edge data centers as it makes preparations for the launch of 5G.

Martiny Cocktail? DT Exec Eyes ONAP & Zero-Touch Merger
News Analysis | 10/11/2017

DT exec Klaus Martiny thinks ONAP and ETSI could be quite a mix.

Vodafone: Virtualization Vendors Must Put Up or Shut Up
News Analysis | 10/11/2017

Vodafone's new head of virtualization is already fed up with vendors refusing to play ball and act like grown-up cloud community players.

Complexity Could Derail Automation, Say Telcos
News Analysis | 10/10/2017

Telcos are increasingly focused on automating their networks, but complexity represents a major challenge, said industry executives in The Hague this week.

DT: Brutal Automation Is Only Way to Succeed
News Analysis | 10/10/2017

German incumbent says its new goal is to build networks that can be managed without human intervention.

Ericsson Nominates Ronnie Leten as New Chairman
News Analysis | 10/9/2017

Nomination comes after former chairman Leif Johansson said he would not seek re-election under apparent shareholder pressure.

UK's Zeetta Eyes £125M in TIP Funding
News Analysis | 10/6/2017

Bristol-based SDN startup also gets access to BT's labs.

GTT's Sahim: MPLS Is Not the Problem
News Analysis | 10/5/2017

GTT's Kevin Sahim explained the challenges legacy WAN architectures present to achieving interoperability as operators seek to develop a smarter enterprise WAN.

Nokia Lands Non-Telco SDN Deal in China
News Analysis | 10/5/2017

Finnish vendor is to supply its SDN-based virtualized services platform to China's second-largest property insurance company.

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.

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