Light Reading commissioned EANTC to test Juniper's Cloud CPE product and the NFV solution impressed the evaluation team.
The more things change, the more they stay the same for Juniper's next-gen comms solutions, and that's a good thing.
The noise around pre-5G is almost deafening at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai (MWCS) event while everywhere you look someone is wearing a virtual reality headset and acting weird.
The German operator says the deployment of FTTH could help it to retire legacy platforms and shut down facilities.
In the virtualization race, Cisco believes programmers will get there first within the media industry.
The French operator says investments in WDM and OTN technology could reduce costs and improve the outlook for some business services.
Versa Networks announced it was CenturyLink's vendor of choice for the provider's new SD-WAN and SD-Security services launched last week.
Arista is ready with an alternative following a decision that its technology violates Cisco patents.
CenturyLink is setting its cap at SD-WAN services for its business customers as a way to meet enterprise demands for high-speed network services.
MANO shortfalls, an increasingly bloated open source ecosystem and the cultural challenges for network operators were among the key takeaways from the OPNFV Summit in Berlin.
The major topic of discussion at Nokia's Network Management Breakfast, held in Nice during TM Forum Live 2016, was the automation of network operations to support 5G.
Shannon Williams, an engineer by trade and now the director of sales for Infinera's major accounts, draws confidence from being a female in a male-dominated industry.
As data traffic continues to expand quickly each year, demand for 400G connections also expands, making way for numerous opportunities for vendors who make 400G components.
Computing company is looking to raise funds after agreeing to spend $67 billion on a takeover of EMC last year.
SDN, NFV and digitalization will probably not help telcos overcome the OTT threat. That does not mean they are not important.
Ericsson readies network software to enable operators to develop 5G-type apps on 4G networks.
Nokia's Steve Vogelsang discusses the complexity of NFV and how the New IP Agency (NIA) can help hack a path through the virtualization jungle.
Operators have firmly identified VNF architecture as the next hurdle on the critical path to NFV, and the clamor for cloud-native VNFs is growing rapidly.
SDN and NFV are more than just networking acquaintances, believes Open Networking Foundation (ONF) Executive Director Dan Pitt.
The US Appeals Court for the DC Circuit rules in favor of the FCC in net neutrality decision.
Service provider reckons cultural transformation is the biggest challenge it faces as it works on digitalizing its business.
At the BCE 2016 show in Austin, ECI Telecom CEO Darryl Edwards tells Light Reading founder and CEO about the Elastic Network concept and the company's NFV and cybersecurity developments.
Acquisition of ElasticBox pushes CSP deeper into enterprise IT efforts to manage applications and services across hybrid clouds, containers.
Giant European research and education network is deploying SDN-enabled network gear from Infinera and an ONOS-based SDN controller to improve network control and reduce costs.
Finnish vendor announces China Mobile as customer of its AirScale basestation technology and says the operator will make use of various other fixed and mobile products.
At Upskill U, Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Patrick Donegan addresses security solutions in the NFV environment.
Hans-Juergen Schmidtke, director of engineering for Facebook's network infrastructure, explains how the social media giant is reaching out to the telecom industry to help connect the world's unconnected.
Two steps down from the CEO's office, just like before. But quite a twisty path to get there.
Nokia's latest acquisition is a sign that there's money to be made in helping cablecos deliver gigabit services.
On Light Reading's Upskill U, Chris McReynolds of Level 3 tackles latency challenges in cloud networks, explores SDN use cases and covers end-to-end hybrid cloud solutions.
The 18-year veteran head of Cisco's service provider business resigned in March, but he's staying on until the end of next month.
Nokia plans to acquire cable access architecture specialist Gainspeed.
Vodafone's group head of network virtualization, David Amzallag, takes a deep dive into Vodafone Ocean, the operator's transformation strategy.
Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS) CEO Sandeep Bhatnagar sits down at BCE 2016 to discuss digital transformation with Light Reading Founder & CEO Steve Saunders.
For Chris MacFarland, chairman and CEO of Masergy, it's all about the customer experience, and how to make it better.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 5G for Italy; Nokia tech powers Swissgrid; UK companies using wrong devices.
Using processing expertise it picked up in its acquisition of EZchip, Mellanox announced its first set of processors for networking and storage applications.
The foursome known as 'MPLS' led SDN innovation for Cisco, and are leaving out of a 'disconnect' with their roles in a recent company reorganization.
Brocade's Kelly Herrell has seen the future of networking and it's all about everything – and he means everything! – as a service.
More sights from Austin, the site of Light Reading's Big Communications Event.
In his keynote at the Big Communications Event (BCE) in Austin, Texas, Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg revisits the concept of the software-defined operator, and explains what the German giant is doing to turn New IP hype into reality.
US authorities are demanding to see information about Huawei's exports to blacklisted countries.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Regulators dig in on net neutrality; German CDN taps Zayo; Samsung Pay makes European debut in Spain.
Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders outlines the growing importance of the communications industry's transformation to the world's broader industrial and social development.
Taking in the sights on two wheels, wearing a helmet.
Pankaj Patel, Cisco's departing Chief Development Officer, visits the Big Communications Event (BCE) and talks about his 20 years at the networking giant and how John Chambers instilled a customer-centric culture at the company.
It's not enough to be good at tech; you also have to be influential and capable of developing a business case, Intel's Lynn Comp tells WiC.
See who picked up the 2016 Leading Lights awards at the gala dinner in Austin, Texas.
...and western Europe will lead the way. Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone and Huawei go to work on Madrid; telco grands fromages descend on Brussels; Orange PoPs up in Jordan.
Good times and good learning in Austin at Light Reading's annual flagship event.