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Content tagged with OSS/BSS posted in August 2016
Digital ID Specialist UXP Raises Another C$8M
News Analysis  | 
8/31/2016  |  1 comment
Further financial backing led by cable guys John Malone and John Risley.
Could FreedomPop Unshackle VimpelCom?
Morris Lore  | 
8/30/2016  |  3 comments
Mikhail Fridman's $50 million investment in a plucky MVNO could spur digital and cultural transformation at his telecom business.
Is There No Stopping Huawei?
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2016  |  9 comments
The Chinese equipment behemoth is sprinting ahead of its rivals.
UXP's Gemini Waghmare
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase  | 
8/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders and UXP Systems CEO Gemini Waghmare discuss the strategic importance of digital identity for operators in the midst of transformation.
Verizon Enterprise CIO Plans Strategic IT Push
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2016  |  6 comments
Vic Bhagat comes from EMC and GE and is planning to put IT at the center of VES strategy and sales.
'Cunning' Kobi Denied Bail
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2016  |  3 comments
Comms industry crook denied bail after pleading guilty to securities fraud.
SPs on SDN: This Stuff Ain't Easy
News Analysis  | 
8/24/2016  |  2 comments
CenturyLink and Perseus execs share real-world experiences, reminding everyone there are no easy paths to virtualization.
Eurobites: Pressure Grows on Encrypted Messaging Services
News Analysis  | 
8/24/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Openet targets wholesale market; Nokia rolls out 4G in Myanmar for Ooredoo; Opera offers VPN for Android; Inea offers 1Gbit/s Internet in Poland.
Siris Capital Takes Xura Private in $643M Deal
News Analysis  | 
8/23/2016  |  2 comments
Xura, formerly known as Comverse, has been acquired by Siris Capital Group for $643 million.
'Most Wanted' Kobi Comes Home
News Analysis  | 
8/23/2016  |  6 comments
Former Comverse CEO and long-time fugitive Kobi Alexander is returning to the US to face charges, according to CNBC.
InfoVista Bulks Up With $45M Acquisition of Ascom's Network Testing Unit
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2016  |  2 comments
French network performance assurance specialist is buying Ascom's TEMS unit in a $45 million deal that will nearly double its sales.
OPNFV Seeks More CSP Input
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
New advisory group will gather requirements even from non-member companies.
128T Aims to Displace SD-WANs
News Analysis  | 
8/16/2016  |  6 comments
Startup moves out of stealth mode with a new approach called Secure Vector Routing, built by a team of Acme Packet veterans.
A Hot Time in Huntsville
Slide Shows  | 
8/15/2016  |  3 comments
Adtran's annual media and analyst event focused on network and business changes required to meet the demands of an 'Uber-like' customer experience.
Level 3 Gives Cisco NSO Its Due
News Analysis  | 
8/10/2016  |  1 comment
Service provider acknowledges role that Cisco's Network Service Orchestrator is playing in Level 3's SDN strategy.
Understanding Enterprise Needs
Column  | 
8/4/2016  |  1 comment
In the third part of this series, we look at how MSOs can align products and service offerings to meet mid-market and enterprise customer needs.
Is Hue an MVNE Trendsetter?
Morris Lore  | 
8/4/2016  |  Post a comment
As network operators evolve into supremely efficient infrastructure players, and OTTs monopolize all dealings with consumers, the MVNE may be on the ascendant.
Intel Funds Cloudy & IP/Optical Startups
News Analysis  | 
8/3/2016  |  Post a comment
Intel Capital leads three rounds of funding totalling $25M for Velostrata, Sedona Systems and Panoply.io.
Why Serving Big Businesses Is Different
Column  | 
8/3/2016  |  1 comment
As they seek to move upmarket in the commercial space, cable operators must find ways to address the unique needs and requirements of midsized and enterprise firms.
AT&T Uses LSO to Automate Wholesale Ethernet
News Analysis  | 
8/2/2016  |  6 comments
Network operator uses MEF framework to let its wholesale customers automatically qualify availability of AT&T Switched Ethernet services.
AT&T Boosts Training for New IP World
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/2/2016  |  6 comments
AT&T's John Palmer spells out the company's plans to upgrade the skills of nearly all its 280,000 employees as AT&T undergoes one of the most significant transformations in its 137-year history.
Accelerating Telecom Digital Transformation With Nominum DNS
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase  | 
8/1/2016  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Steve Saunders gets an update from Nominum CEO Gary Messiana on how his company is helping carriers on the digital transformation journey.

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