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Content tagged with OSS/BSS posted in November 2014
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SDN Startup Raises $12 Million
News Analysis  | 
11/28/2014  |  2 comments
Staffed by Stanford alumni with OpenFlow development experience, Forward Networks is the latest SDN startup to emerge.
Eurobites: Net Neutrality Rules in Limbo
News Analysis  | 
11/28/2014  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Hutchison stokes the UK mobile M&A firestorm; Vivendi closes SFR sale; snapshot of French broadband market.
Huawei Preaches an 'Open' Gospel
News Analysis  | 
11/28/2014  |  4 comments
'We're committed to open source, ok?'
HP Sees Networking Revenue Up Ahead of Split
News Analysis  | 
11/26/2014  |  11 comments
Hewlett-Packard reported a slight increase in networking revenue in its fiscal fourth quarter as it prepares to split.
Opera Builds App Store for Carriers
News Analysis  | 
11/26/2014  |  6 comments
Operators looking for a new way to get a cut of mobile apps can white label the browser developer's subscription app store and offer unlimited downloads for a weekly fee.
Eurobites: Rights Issue Raises €997M for Telekom Austria
News Analysis  | 
11/25/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Israeli firm claims battery breakthrough; ADVA encrypts in Luxembourg; why 'live' is nearly dead.
Poll: SDN, NFV Make Analytics Critical to OSS
News Analysis  | 
11/25/2014  |  1 comment
More than half of the respondents in Light Reading's poll suggest operators' move to SDN and NFV will make data analytics more critical in the OSS layer.
Brocade: Vyatta Controller 'Use Cases Are Crystallizing'
News Analysis  | 
11/25/2014  |  1 comment
The 'New IP' helped drive a solid quarter for Brocade, which is seeing traction for its Vyatta controller.
OPNFV Does Telecom/Open Source 'Mind Meld'
News Analysis  | 
11/24/2014  |  1 comment
This time, it's not something out of Star Trek – it's the real-world challenge of melding two realms together on the fly.
Forget Bitcoin, Data Is Currency of the Future
Column  | 
11/24/2014  |  14 comments
CSPs armed with real-time operational intelligence are uniquely positioned to realize the true monetary value of the new data economy.
Eurobites: BT in Talks to Buy O2
News Analysis  | 
11/24/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT's rivals get onto Ofcom; Netflix sued in France; T-Systems orchestrates data from the cloud.
Operators Should Block Ads to Get Their Cut, Startup Says
News Analysis  | 
11/24/2014  |  12 comments
Israeli-based Shine wants to help operators block advertisers to get a cut of their revenues, which it says is legally sound and economically justified.
Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
News Analysis  | 
11/21/2014  |  6 comments
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North American market, and it's banking on its software experience to make a difference.
Do You Have a 2020 Vision?
Column  | 
11/21/2014  |  15 comments
Share your views on the next five years and find out what your peers think too.
The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/21/2014  |  8 comments
At the Alcatel-Lucent Technology Symposium, Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how SDN has reshaped the discussion around packet and optical integration.
IaaS: The Telco Tool for Business Growth
Column  | 
11/20/2014  |  5 comments
The complexity of cloud service sourcing will boost demand for infrastructure-as-a-service.
Calient Controller Aims to Tame 'Elephant' Flows
News Analysis  | 
11/20/2014  |  Post a comment
Controller allows super-sized data center traffic flows to be switched over optical topology.
Verizon Advances SDN Strategy With Bare-Metal Bet
News Analysis  | 
11/20/2014  |  3 comments
The company is in the early days of significant proof-of-concept trials with Pica8 and Cumulus.
IoT Analytics Still Uncharted Territory
News Analysis  | 
11/20/2014  |  4 comments
Light Reading's live chat with the TM Forum suggests operators see the value in IoT analytics, but they are still working through the basic challenges of big data before they can get started.
Basil Alwan Interview: The Road to Cloud
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/19/2014  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent's head of IP and Transport talks about the migration towards a web-like networking environment, the impact of the cloud, SDN and NFV, and the yet-to-be-announced FP4 chip.
FairPoint Makes a Fair Point About Analytics
LRTV Documentaries  | 
11/19/2014  |  1 comment
The US-based communication service provider gets to grips with advanced analytics, tackling data and breaking down the silos within its own business.
Pics: Verizon's Chicago Destination Store
Slide Shows  | 
11/19/2014  |  6 comments
Verizon's hoping its new digs on Chicago's famed Michigan Avenue will become a destination for visitors wanting to relax, play and hopefully purchase wireless goodies.
Analytics Lets C Spire Get to Know Subs
LRTV Documentaries  | 
11/19/2014  |  2 comments
It's all about the data for US operator C Spire as it uses analytics to personalize its customer service down to individual subscribers.
Mavenir's Stoke Buy: Cheap at Twice the Price?
News Analysis  | 
11/18/2014  |  6 comments
Mavenir is shelling out just less than $5 million in cash and debt for Stoke, a company that grabbed $92M in VC funding in under a decade.
Verizon Aims Big Data at Data Threats
News Analysis  | 
11/18/2014  |  1 comment
New analysis tools will comb customer usage logs for threat possibilities and give enterprises ability to search their own data usage too.
Did Nokia Really Just Launch a Tablet?
News Analysis  | 
11/18/2014  |  6 comments
Yes and no. The Finnish company is getting back into the consumer devices market by proxy with a tablet that signals a smart use of its patents, a move signaled by the CEO last week.
More Executive Shake-Ups at Sprint
News Analysis  | 
11/18/2014  |  3 comments
New CEO Marcelo Claure is continuing his C-level shake-up, welcoming executives to newly created positions and saying goodbye to those deemed responsible for its 'Framily' failure.
Eurobites: Nokia Re-enters Consumer Fray
News Analysis  | 
11/18/2014  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT spreads cloud across Middle East and Africa; AlcaLu claims cost savings with new edge router.
Nuage Branches Out With SDN: CEO Interview
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Sunil Khandekar, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent's SDN-focused unit Nuage Networks, talks about the opportunities and challenges of breaking out of the data center into wide-area networks.
Live Chat: Small Sensors, Big Data Analytics
Que Sera Sarah  | 
11/17/2014  |  5 comments
Join us Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. EST for a live chat with TM Forum's Rebecca Sendel and Rob Rich about how operators are approaching big data analytics for the growing Internet of Things.
Geek Alert: CenturyLink, Infinera Take Terabit Network to SC14
News Analysis  | 
11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Telecom service provider leverages new ultra-long-haul network to deploy multiple 100-Gig wavelengths to SC14 network in New Orleans.
Nokia Ups Guidance But Investors Take Fright
News Analysis  | 
11/17/2014  |  6 comments
Nokia is confident that it can develop its Networks business and win market share, but talk of a 'flattish' market causes jitters.
Terabit in Action at SC14
Column  | 
11/17/2014  |  Post a comment
Terabit Demonstrator Project to be unveiled at SC14 in New Orleans.
Telecom Analytics Grows Up
Que Sera Sarah  | 
11/14/2014  |  4 comments
The big data analytics debate has moved on from a year ago, with some experts suggesting it's no longer a technology challenge.
Alcatel-Lucent: Back From the Brink
LRTV Documentaries  | 
11/14/2014  |  3 comments
Alcatel-Lucent has bounced back from near bankruptcy 20 months ago to a much sunnier outlook, enjoying life again and spreading some love...
AlcaLu Gets Jiggy With Another Chip Firm
News Analysis  | 
11/14/2014  |  1 comment
Partnership program extends to yet another chip firm as Alcatel-Lucent looks to further extend its virtualization strategy.
Mavenir Buys Stoke for Security, Small Cell
News Analysis  | 
11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
The buy also gets Mavenir high-profile Asian customers like NTT DoCoMo and SoftBank.
Bell Mobility's Analytical Makeover
Que Sera Sarah  | 
11/13/2014  |  Post a comment
With help from SevOne, the Canadian operator gained valuable visibility into its network. Now, it's tackling the challenge of internal silos.
CEM Becoming Big Data Analytics Star
News Analysis  | 
11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
As companies attempt to become more customer-focused, CEM is becoming the most requested use of analytics platforms, Amdocs and others say.
WebNMS Tackles Telco Silos
News Analysis  | 
11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Its new Symphony Orchestration Platform aims at automating network management on a multi-vendor, multi-layer basis that includes NFV & SDN.
Analyze This! Telecom Analytics World in Pics
Slide Shows  | 
11/12/2014  |  13 comments
Check out a few pictures of the day's speakers, panels, crowds and, of course, food.
Alcatel-Lucent Joins Virtual Router Race
News Analysis  | 
11/12/2014  |  12 comments
In Juniper's slipstream, Alcatel-Lucent revs up its virtual router engine and – guess what? It claims it's already in pole position…
Nuage Looks to Help Carriers Drive Downmarket With SDN
News Analysis  | 
11/12/2014  |  Post a comment
Virtualized Network Services lets service providers connect small offices without needing to configure expensive proprietary equipment.
Level 3 Focuses First on Streamlined Sales
News Analysis  | 
11/11/2014  |  Post a comment
As it integrates the multi-billion dollar tw telecom deal, Level 3 wants its customer-facing teams ready to run.
AT&T: Big Data Hype Confuses Executives
News Analysis  | 
11/11/2014  |  5 comments
Technology is a non-issue, says AT&T's lead for big data in IoT; the big challenges are in tempering hype for C-level executives and pulling tangible results from the data.
KORE, RacoWireless Become IoT Powerhouse
News Analysis  | 
11/11/2014  |  1 comment
A roll-up of two Internet of Things MVNOs creates a services organization with strong ties to global carriers.
BT's 'Third Way' for NFV
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/11/2014  |  3 comments
BT's director of research and technology, Chris Bilton, taks about the 'third way' in which network operators can manage their next-generation assets in a world of SDN and NFV.
Mobile Operators Least Prepared for NFV
News Analysis  | 
11/11/2014  |  Post a comment
With competitive pressures less intense and the business models not so clear, mobile operators appear to be the least advanced in terms of preparing for NFV.
The New Voice of Customers Online
Column  | 
11/11/2014  |  3 comments
The digital world is changing how telcos receive customer feedback, requiring new tools for listening, understanding and responding.
NFV, SDN Is a Catalyst for OSS Rethink
News Analysis  | 
11/11/2014  |  Post a comment
The introduction of virtualized functions into telco networks is a real opportunity for a re-evaluation of OSS systems – but quite how much of a revamp can be achieved is another matter.
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