Cloud switch vendor files its IPO papers with the SEC, but it faces a potential legal challenge from one of its founders.
Wall Street traders are using high-speed services and collocation to their advantage in trading stocks but is their advantage legal – and is it fair?
Chinese vendor's annual report unveils sharp rise in net profits as annual revenues climb by 8.5%.
Also in today's globally warmed EMEA regional roundup: M-Pesa arrives in Romania; Belgacom offloads Telindus; smokin' UC deal for OBS.
The deadline for submissions is now Monday April 7.
There are many factors that determine the best location for a data center, but for most cloud applications, latency is not one of them.
Comcast's Cloud DVR, distributed networks, DOCSIS 3.1, optical transport… all featured at the Cable Next-Gen 2014 event in Denver.
Cable companies can make their all-IP networks more distributed, simpler, and better able to scale in support of apps.
At the Cable Next-Gen 2014 event in Denver, Infinera execs push a PIC-based future for cable transport infrastructure.
Major equipment deal with China Mobile gives AlcaLu's stock a boost.
Dell unveils a new data center switch and fabric controller that position it to support both SDN and NFV.
The Evolved Packet Core (EPC) has emerged as one of the leading candidates for network functions virtualization (NFV).
Time is running out to be a part of this year's Leading Lights, the annual awards program run by Light Reading.
After a loss in 2012, ZTE was back in the black last year thanks to tax rebates, but its sales dipped significantly.
Light Reading Live event in Denver digs into shift to all-IP and virtualization by cable industry, as well as new video strategies.
Telefónica is looking to implement mature SDN solutions in 2015 at the earliest.
As the carrier announces three new data centers and a major expansion of five others, what's the underlying strategy?
The NSA gives the Huawei 'security threat' story a new angle…
Plans data center investments to enter cloud computing market dominated by Amazon.
Why the metro network may become the sweet spot for cable operators to leverage SDN.
ETSI and ONF are working together to further the development of NFV specs.
The shift toward SDN and NFV is not so much a revolution as just the latest example of ongoing industry evolution that should spur services innovation.
An industry exec advocates solving the issue of how to interconnect in the all-IP realm, instead of leaving it to the regulators and politicians.
Network equipment providers (NEPs) should take a close look at what they've learned from the transition to all-IP networks as they adapt to a world that's embracing SDN and NFV.
The transition to the all-IP network can't eliminate network interconnection processes that deliver greater choice to businesses.
It looks like the next few years could be the making of the photonic integrated circuit (PIC) system specialist.
And he just can't hide it… An exuberant Gary Smith implores the networking industry to 'play nice' to keep the network relevant in a content-centric world.
Service providers face tough economic and engineering obstacles to meeting bandwidth demands. And that's good news.
A new industry group plans to break down the cost, complexity, and interoperability issues that are hampering data center operators and cloud service providers.
Pics from San Francisco as the Moscone Center prepares to host the optical crew.
There's growing urgency around the need to migrate beyond 100G to 400G transport networks, but who is driving that urgency? Is 400G really the next evolutionary step?
Using existing fiber, the carrier will build its first national DWDM network, reaching into major metro areas.
The optical burst specialist is in financial difficulties and it's hard to imagine it'll be left to go out of business.
Looking for a telco pain point? Seek no further than the data center...
As legacy sales reduce, packet-optical revenues leap.
Operator focuses on businesses closest to its 27 data centers in delivering a consultative approach to selling cloud.
Is it really that time again already? It sure is…
As it tussles with financial drama and SDN issues, Cisco's answer to both could be a marketing and pricing revamp for enterprise products.
New Performance Hub service will package WAN, datacenter, and equipment in a customized package mostly aimed at enterprises.
AT&T's User-Defined Network Cloud will allow customers to self-provision network services on the fly, as they now do with compute servers and storage from cloud providers.
A view of Mobile World Congress from the outside – it looks a whole lot different and doesn't require comfortable shoes.
With several announcements planned for OFC 2014, MRV Communications is trying to push hard in the optical sector, a market it almost gave up on.
Pac-Man, green rice, and mysterious orange blogs were highlights of the Open Networking Summit. Also, people talked about networking.
The Unified Network Coordinator is designed to connect multiple datacenters in a single virtual network.
The company is adding OpenFlow 1.3 support to its products to help service providers build hybrid OpenFlow and MPLS networks.