Is there an upside to Moore's Law slowing down? Actually, there are many.
Colt CTO Rajiv Datta talks about the impact of SDN and NFV, how data centers are now at the core of the telecoms ecosystem and how network and services evolution is being built around enterprise demands.
Following a difficult year, embedded computing system specialist has agreed a merger with S&T Deutschland, giving it an expanded portfolio and a role in hitting an annual sales target of $1 billion.
Cisco's 'network intuitive' is about the next 30 years, but it's also a return to the old Cisco.
I visited Colt's headquarters in London to catch up with a quartet of execs about developments at the progressive network operator.
With its eye on the SDN and NFV markets, FPGA-based processor specialist raises £15 million as it joins London's Alternative Investment Market (AIM).
Ericsson may have scaled back its ambitions for new opportunities outside the telecom market while it works on a turnaround at its main networks business, but it hasn't abandoned them altogether.
As Ericsson scales back its enterprise plans, the partnership with Cisco gets more focused on specific product combinations.
A financing move by China's ZTE has resurrected the issue of unfair state support for the country's telecom giants.
Swedish vendor will upgrade Vodafone's 4G networks in southern England and provide 5G radio technology to the UK telco.
Technology becomes a "shiny object" unless it's properly focused on solving business challenges for enterprise customers, says CenturyLink's Bill Grubbs.
Cisco is giving the enterprise network a makeover, paving the way for automated, intelligent networks driven by policy rules.
A startup backed by Orange and Facebook could pose a threat to Ericsson and Nokia in the mobile core.
Having proven out merchant silicon in the data center, Arista continues to aim for the service provider core with upgrades to its R-series of universal spine switches.
Operators want 5G and they want it now, but they don't know how much it will cost or whether it will make them any money.
The FP4 chip and a new routing platform target big telcos and web-scale giants.
Uwe Janssen urges operators and their customers to address confusion surrounding the definition of network slicing and gives short shrift to equipment incumbents.
SD-WAN is an option for managing bandwidth for applications where MPLS doesn't make sense but it is in no way replacing MPLS, notes Shawn Hakl, vice president of Network and Security Solutions with Verizon.
Thanks largely to a startup called Phluido, a new working group within Facebook's TIP is looking to standardize the virtualization of the radio access network.
Hossein Moiin becomes the latest industry executive to air concern about Europe's 5G lag.
An 11-employee startup could displace Ericsson in the RAN, says France's biggest telco.
Social networking giant faces a backlash on its open source commitment and says it will start a new group with a RAND licensing model.
PCCW, VEON, Juniper, Red Hat and Accenture are among ONAP's new members, but it still doesn't have as many supporters as the Open Source MANO initiative.
French telco teams up with Facebook to support network startups that could disrupt the status quo.
A few myths have emerged about microservices that need to be addressed, says Ciena's Abel Tong.
The hot new service is actually part of broader customer networking transformation that needs to be planned and plotted long-term.
A network deal between tiny Frinx and giant SoftBank is a further sign of the upheaval caused by open source, software and virtualization technologies.
Global carrier adds two new points of presence in the Silicon Forest to reduce latency and add diversity for customers there.
South Korean operator claims to launch a 900Mbit/s service and says gigabit-speed 4G connections are coming early next year.
CEO sees today's positive financial results as proof its long-term investment strategy is paying off during an industry shakeout period.
MetTel's VP of Network Services, Ed Fox, shares insight into the spike in demand for SD-WAN and the challenges of meeting that demand.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 3 completes UK Broadband acquisition; Telefónica trumpets security first; Murdochs huddle with Ofcom to chew over Fox-Sky deal; Brits live dangerously with their mobiles.