Level 3 Communications reported first quarter growth in enterprise revenue, a sector now representing almost two thirds of its revenue.
Alcatel-Lucent was ahead of its major peers in pivoting to a cloud-IP strategy.
New Equinix Cloud Exchange will link hundreds of network providers to hundreds of cloud providers via high-speed private links.
The small company makes a virtual appliance for managed business services, but under the hood is a complete NFV implementation.
Connection deal with data center infrastructure company boosts Level 3's direct connections to AWS and Microsoft Azure.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's new direction; Transmode hits a bump; Telekom Austria sucks up spectrum in Slovenia.
Infinera acknowledged during its first quarter earnings call that it's supporting 100G deployment at Level 3 Communications.
CEO provides a 'state of the nation' on the Chinese vendor and notes that the non-networks parts of Huawei are where the growth will come from.
Dell Networking announces a resale deal with Big Switch Networks that furthers its Open Networking Initiative.
A different approach is needed for the cloud and IP sector, Ericsson's CEO says as he splits his networks division in two.
Creates two business units from its current Networks division as it eyes up the telco cloud and NFV/SDN markets.
First-quarter revenues dip as network rollout projects in US and Japan tail off, but margins are better and sales are set to pick up in H2.
Amid restructuring and employee defections, the vendor has a lot to be happy about in the service provider sector.
By locating AzureExpress in 16 Equinix data centers globally, Microsoft is offering direct connections between public and private clouds.
With Coriant the most recent example, private equity investments look set to play an increasing role in the telecom sector.
Shaun Page, a 13-year Juniper vet, joins the bare-metal SDN vendor.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: SFR talks network-sharing with Vodafone; Liberty Global gets Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification; the future's not Orange.
Juniper Networks prepares to report first-quarter financial results Tuesday as its Integrated Operating Plan proceeds.
Cablevision's commercial services unit lights up 7,000th building in NYC metro area, after adding more than 1,000 locations to its fiber network in the past year.
Ciena announced today that the Japan-US Cable Network consortium has completed a successful trial of Ciena's 16 QAM 200G technology on a 630 km segment of its network in California.
The company introduces its Thunder Series network appliances, designed to help carriers and enterprises make the transition to faster networks and more flexible address space.
Companies issued warnings about possible vulnerabilities in some of their equipment, and continue to update the lists of products that may be affected.
Indatel brings the bandwidth, and ANPI brings the services, in an effort to move to a seamless network of rural broadband providers.
The move to 100G in long-haul networks is driving the integration of DWDM transport and OTN switching, finds Heavy Reading.
Also in today's regional roundup: Fiber network M&A activity in Spain; KPN chief gets vote of approval; BT, Unify team on unified communications.
Global reach, hybrid cloud support, and bandwidth to support the coming Internet of Everything.
While fiber-connected businesses are increasing in numbers, they're still isolated islands.
There are plenty of technology startups in China, but none of them are in telecom systems.
Colin Doherty is a 25-year telecom vet who headed Arbor through its acquisition and beyond.
Wunderlich cuts Cisco, Jefferies isn't so pessimistic, while Raymond James sticks with an 'Outperform' rating, as financial analysts try to glean the company's prospects in a more virtualized networking world.
Canadian test vendor adds to its service assurance capabilities with the purchase of network performance management system specialist ByteSphere.
A new industry alliance is aiming to quickly produce a specification for 100G to be used inside data centers.
Investment in upgrading Verizon properties starting to pay off for Frontier, as it prepares to add AT&T Connecticut footprint.
Allot's new Service Gateway, built for a European mobile operator, promises faster service delivery and a migration path to SDN.
Ciena suggests at an investor event that the 100G metro market is ramping up more quickly than expected.
Enterprise voice becoming a key part of expanding service strategy for national CLEC.
Bill Burns oversaw four years of revenue growth at his former employer before sales headed south, and that's a good enough track record for Embrane.
Shamim Akhtar, Comcast's architect and senior director of network strategy, explains why the cable company is moving to a more distributed network architecture.
Acquisition strategies don't work for everyone, but chipmaker Xilinx appears to have devised an M&A plan that has paid off.
A long-time supporter of OpenStack, Ericsson has struck a licensing deal to use commercial software from Mirantis in its Cloud System.
As part of its new operating plan, Juniper is cutting through its middle management ranks to reduce costs and ceasing application delivery controller R&D.
Aryaka's Network OnDemand service provides a capacity solution for rare enteprise WAN traffic spikes.
There are several things the FCC must do to make the IP transition successful for service providers and consumers alike.
Cisco and partners promote a new southbound protocol that fits into the router giant's vision of 'declarative control' of a software-defined network.
By avoiding the I-95 corridor between NYC and northern Virginia, United Fiber & Data is courting customers seeking new and reliable fiber routes.
Cisco-backed Embrane hires Burns, who oversaw years of growth for Spirent, but was sacked in 2013 when sales flagged.