'Open programmable city' initiative in Bristol, UK, has SDN-enabled switches from optical vendor Polatis at its core.
HP is believed to be in discussions to acquire WiFi networking vendor Aruba and could announce it at Mobile World Congress.
It's Deutsche Telekom's Capital Markets day on February 26 & 27, and I'm expecting some big news around its SDN and NFV strategy.
This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
Ahead of MWC, vendor pitches details of next step from LTE-A, unveils its LTE-M strategy for cellular IoT, talks up new video optimization capabilities and unveils a digital-friendly BSS.
Are you all strapped in? Then let's talk 5G, NFV, IoT, security and anything else that rhymes with LTE… oh, and tapas…
Telekom Austria subsidiary Vip Mobile trials a virtual 4G service delivery stack for VoLTE services using technology from multiple specialist vendors.
Photos from the show where attendees learned about turning their networks into innovation and profit centers.
The next generation of services isn't about more bandwidth alone but the ability to customize and bring things to market faster, exec tells New IP audience.
GTT expands its managed services with the acquisition, while MegaPath continues to pare down.
Enterprises and consumers care about getting the network services they've ordered, not the ingredients and recipe.
New IP storage capabilities attracted analyst attention during Brocade's fiscal first quarter earnings call, which highlighted the vendor's improving sales and margins.
Basil Alwan, president of IP routing and transport at Alcatel-Lucent, says speedy configuration is a massive opportunity as services become decoupled from the infrastructure.
Informal large carrier group focused on common data models is moving rapidly toward initial deployments.
Panelists at Light Reading's Women in Telecom discuss the technology and cultural changes that the New IP brings about, and why women have a big role to play in it.
As part of its pre-MWC news blast, Ericsson announces the successor to its highly successful base station and talks small cells, analytics, backhaul and more.
Claudia Nemat, Deutsche Telekom's European boss, has issued a stark warning to Europe's technology players.
Cyan reports growing revenue and two service provider wins for NFV orchestration.
Vendor pitches its single-port 400G IP-over-DWDM capabilities at operators needing greater capacity between data centers and their metro and core networks.
The ISP is offering to connect schools in Northern California to its gigabit network for free if enough users sign on.
Vendor's pre-MWC media blitz includes cloud-ready OSS and BSS, an NFV assessment service and enhancements to its Radio Cloud proposition, including Ethernet-based fronthaul.
If NFV is to progress, proofs of concept and trials need to come out of the lab and into live networks in 2015.
AT&T launches U-verse with Gigapower in parts of Kansas City, going head-to-head with Google Fiber and other providers.
A telecom co-op in northeastern Alabama upgrades its entire fiber network to gigabit speeds for residents and businesses.
New specs would define how to set up faster Ethernet connections between data centers in advance of newer IEEE Ethernet definitions.
Energy efficiency is set to be an incredibly hot topic in the telecom industry this year.
Hosting revenues, including cloud services, disappoint in Q4, but company execs see brighter days ahead in the second half of 2015.
New service eliminates premises box entirely with virtualized routing based in a Masergy colo.
The Noiro Networks group is separated by a figurative firewall from the rest of Cisco. But don't jump to conclusions — it's still part of the company.
Revenues are down but margins are up as Shift Plan architect, CEO Michel Combes, targets positive cashflow in 2015.
As gigabit competition heats up in Austin, Grande Communications turns to the MDU market to position its service as a move-in amenity.
Yes, it's that time of the year again! You can now enter your company, products, services and most/least favorite industry figureheads for this year's Leading Lights Awards -- they're even bigger than ever!
Unveils new fixed-configuration switch for spine configurations along with support for OpenFlow 1.3, OpenStack and other major software standards.
In December 2014, Light Reading gathered telecom executives in Reykjavik, Iceland to discuss their vision for high-capacity networks through the end of the decade. The intimate, interactive meeting was set against the backdrop of Iceland's spectacular natural beauty. As one of the event's founding sponsors, Brocade's Kelly Herrell shared his company's strategy at the event.
Despite strong early funding and friends in high places, FPGA semiconductor developer Tabula reportedly is set to close down.
Event series designed to help ISPs embrace DNSSEC, IPv6, Secure BHCP and more.
Gathering useful information for real-time management of Ethernet and IP networks is a non-trivial issue.
In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Brocade VP of Software Networking Kelly Herrell at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Brocade's approach to the New IP, the future of the telecom industry, and more.