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SDN Startup Raises $12 Million
News Analysis | 11/28/2014

Staffed by Stanford alumni with OpenFlow development experience, Forward Networks is the latest SDN startup to emerge.

Huawei Preaches an 'Open' Gospel
News Analysis | 11/28/2014

'We're committed to open source, ok?'

Seattle Warms Up for a Gig
News Analysis | 11/26/2014

A city once scorned by a public/private partnership gone sour is re-exploring its option for bringing gigabit services to its residents.

Why 5G Is a Different Beast
News Analysis | 11/26/2014

What's being referred to as 5G is not just faster mobile broadband but a new way of thinking about connectivity and air interfaces.

New Juniper CEO Can Be Thankful for $14.5M
News Analysis | 11/25/2014

Rami Rahim's compensation package is smaller than his predecessor was eligible for.

Brocade: Vyatta Controller 'Use Cases Are Crystallizing'
News Analysis | 11/25/2014

The 'New IP' helped drive a solid quarter for Brocade, which is seeing traction for its Vyatta controller.

OPNFV Does Telecom/Open Source 'Mind Meld'
News Analysis | 11/24/2014

This time, it's not something out of Star Trek – it's the real-world challenge of melding two realms together on the fly.

Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
News Analysis | 11/21/2014

Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North American market, and it's banking on its software experience to make a difference.

Do You Have a 2020 Vision?
Column | 11/21/2014

Share your views on the next five years and find out what your peers think too.

The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration
LRTV Interviews | 11/21/2014

At the Alcatel-Lucent Technology Symposium, Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how SDN has reshaped the discussion around packet and optical integration.

Google, AT&T, BT Unite on Network Data Models
News Analysis | 11/20/2014

Informal collaboration in OpenConfig group with Microsoft yields key draft standard on BGP protocol and policy model, laying ground for future efforts.

Calient Controller Aims to Tame 'Elephant' Flows
News Analysis | 11/20/2014

Controller allows super-sized data center traffic flows to be switched over optical topology.

Eurobites: Telefónica Hooks Up to Equinix
News Analysis | 11/20/2014

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu takes to the skies; Ericsson trials WiFi in Turkey; Vodafone fears cost of TV content.

Verizon Advances SDN Strategy With Bare-Metal Bet
News Analysis | 11/20/2014

The company is in the early days of significant proof-of-concept trials with Pica8 and Cumulus.

Altiostar's C-RAN Steps Into the Light, Junks Dark Fiber
News Analysis | 11/20/2014

Altiostar emerges from stealth with a Cloud-RAN system that uses Ethernet rather than dark fiber for 'fronthaul' connectivity.

Unearthing a Gigabit Economy in Wyoming
News Analysis | 11/19/2014

Silver Star Communications focuses on businesses with a gigabit network deployment in western Wyoming.

Comcast Takes Ethernet Everywhere
News Analysis | 11/19/2014

Comcast is readying a new Ethernet @Home service that will extend Ethernet connectivity from office locations to teleworkers at home.

RAD Pushes Distributed NFV Forward
News Analysis | 11/19/2014

A year after launching its strategy, equipment vendor sees progress on making the premises the first beachhead for NFV.

Basil Alwan Interview: The Road to Cloud
LRTV Interviews | 11/19/2014

Alcatel-Lucent's head of IP and Transport talks about the migration towards a web-like networking environment, the impact of the cloud, SDN and NFV, and the yet-to-be-announced FP4 chip.

FairPoint Makes a Fair Point About Analytics
LRTV Documentaries | 11/19/2014

The US-based communication service provider gets to grips with advanced analytics, tackling data and breaking down the silos within its own business.

Eurobites: Nokia Re-enters Consumer Fray
News Analysis | 11/18/2014

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT spreads cloud across Middle East and Africa; AlcaLu claims cost savings with new edge router.

Nuage Branches Out With SDN: CEO Interview
LRTV Interviews | 11/17/2014

Sunil Khandekar, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent's SDN-focused unit Nuage Networks, talks about the opportunities and challenges of breaking out of the data center into wide-area networks.

Terabit in Action at SC14
Column | 11/17/2014

Terabit Demonstrator Project to be unveiled at SC14 in New Orleans.

Alcatel-Lucent: Back From the Brink
LRTV Documentaries | 11/14/2014

Alcatel-Lucent has bounced back from near bankruptcy 20 months ago to a much sunnier outlook, enjoying life again and spreading some love...

AT&T GigaPower Awaits Regulatory Resolution
News Analysis | 11/13/2014

The carrier says it will 'pause' expansion of its gigabit network until the debate over net neutrality is decided.

Colt-KVH: A Hook-Up Bound to Happen
Rewired | 11/12/2014

But what took them so long?

Small ISP Expands Seattle Gigabit Network
News Analysis | 11/12/2014

CondoInternet moves beyond its business and MDU roots to expand its FTTH network to more Seattle residents.

WebNMS Tackles Telco Silos
News Analysis | 11/12/2014

Its new Symphony Orchestration Platform aims at automating network management on a multi-vendor, multi-layer basis that includes NFV & SDN.

Alcatel-Lucent Joins Virtual Router Race
News Analysis | 11/12/2014

In Juniper's slipstream, Alcatel-Lucent revs up its virtual router engine and – guess what? It claims it's already in pole position…

Level 3 Focuses First on Streamlined Sales
News Analysis | 11/11/2014

As it integrates the multi-billion dollar tw telecom deal, Level 3 wants its customer-facing teams ready to run.

BT's 'Third Way' for NFV
LRTV Interviews | 11/11/2014

BT's director of research and technology, Chris Bilton, taks about the 'third way' in which network operators can manage their next-generation assets in a world of SDN and NFV.

Utility-Backed Gigabit is Going to Jackson
News Analysis | 11/11/2014

Jackson Energy Authority upgrades its FTTH network to bring a gig to residents – and, it hopes, more business investment to Jackson.

NFV, SDN Is a Catalyst for OSS Rethink
News Analysis | 11/11/2014

The introduction of virtualized functions into telco networks is a real opportunity for a re-evaluation of OSS systems – but quite how much of a revamp can be achieved is another matter.

Turmoil at Juniper as CEO Quits
News Analysis | 11/10/2014

Holy moly! Juniper Networks CEO Shaygan Kheradpir quits following review by the vendor's board of his leadership and his conduct with a customer.

Colt Evolves Its OSS for SDN, NFV
LRTV Interviews | 11/10/2014

With SDN experience already under its belt, Colt is looking to evolve its management systems to adapt to a hybrid environment of physical and virtual capabilities.

Managing OTT Traffic in the SDN/NFV Future
Column | 11/10/2014

Network operators need to adopt a new way of thinking in order to benefit from SDN and NFV.

Cyan Seeks Funding in SDN Squeeze
News Analysis | 11/7/2014

Cyan needs a little money to get by as it waits for a number of SDN trials to turn into revenue.

Colorado Cities Green-Light Muni Broadband
News Analysis | 11/7/2014

Local residents in seven Colorado communities vote to overturn the state's ban on municipal networks.

Juniper Searches for Virtual Growth
News Analysis | 11/7/2014

Under-fire Juniper bets on virtualization bearing fruit.

The Impact of NFV & SDN on OSS
LRTV Documentaries | 11/6/2014

In the OSS arena, change is gonna come....

Colt: NFV Can't Be Backward Step
News Analysis | 11/6/2014

Virtualization pioneer needs NFV to maintain the automatic correlation between faults and affected services.

Highlighting 5 OSS Strategies for NFV/SDN
News Analysis | 11/6/2014

Heavy Reading breaks down the varied approaches NTT Communications, AT&T, EE, BT and Colt are taking to adapt their OSS for SDN and NFV.

Juniper Launches Virtual Routers, DevOps Capabilities
News Analysis | 11/6/2014

Juniper is looking to meet carriers' needs for equipment that scales down as well as up.

Big Changes at Cisco's Engineering Org
Wagner’s Ring | 11/5/2014

The 25,000-person organization is... reorganizing! It's all part of a fundamental shift in industry technology.

Eurobites: 5G Consortium Sets Out Its Vision
News Analysis | 11/5/2014

Fireworks a-plenty in today's EMEA regional roundup, including: Nokia's Saudi win; Ericsson's OpenStack breakthrough; AlcaLu sells cyber-security business to Thales; fiber-to-the-Yorkshireman; Interoute expands in Germany.

SDN: A Leveler for CSPs
Column | 11/5/2014

SDN will enable Tier 2 and Tier 3 service providers to compete more effectively with the current incumbents.

Ericsson Sets Its Sights Outside Telecom
News Analysis | 11/5/2014

CEO set to outline its efforts to expand into non-telecom sectors during upcoming Capital Markets Day presentations.

AT&T to Fill Google's Gigabit Void in Kansas
News Analysis | 11/4/2014

Google Fiber backs out of plans to deploy a gigabit network in Leawood, while AT&T steps up its plans in the market.

ETSI's NFV Group Staying True to Its Purpose
News Analysis | 11/3/2014

Critics want more from the ETSI NFV ISG, but its chair says there are reasons to stick to its scope and work more closely with other industry bodies.

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