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John D'Ambrosia's Ethernet Wow Moments
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/4/2013  |  1 comment
Dell's Chief Ethernet Evangelist John D'Ambrosia talks about the Ethernet wow moments that gained him a place in the Light Reading Hall of Fame.
TW Telecom’s Adam Saenger at Ethernet & SDN Expo
LRTV Interviews  | 
10/28/2013  |  Post a comment
Saenger discusses tw telecom's innovation in the Ethernet space as both a service and distribution model.
The SDN/NFV Integration Challenge
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
10/18/2013  |  2 comments
Can software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) be 'operationalized' in existing networks?
Leading Lights 2013 Winners Video
LRTV Interviews  | 
10/14/2013  |  1 comment
Backstage at the Light Reading Leading Lights 2013 awards, the winners, and a Hall of Fame inductee, deliver their acceptance speeches.
Leading Lights Awards Winners Photo Call
Slide Shows  | 
10/10/2013  |  2 comments
See who sported the biggest smile when this year's Leading Lights awards winners picked up their trophies at a gala dinner in New York.
SDN Will Shake Industry’s Roots
News Analysis  | 
10/9/2013  |  2 comments
Heavy Reading analysts say software-defined networking (SDN) will have broad implications for the future of telecom players.
ESDN: A Telco Systems NID Is Part of Bigger Picture
News Analysis  | 
10/7/2013  |  2 comments
The small demarc device is one segment of a much bigger end-to-end strategy on Ethernet services.
Don't Believe the SDN Under-Hype
DOS Attack  | 
10/7/2013  |  9 comments
The under-hyping of SDN could send a technology trend that was being viewed with some logic right over a hype cliff.
ESDN: Verizon Wants Fast, Cheap Small Cells
News Analysis  | 
10/4/2013  |  16 comments
Zayo Group exec suggests that Verizon's CTO wants small cells fast and cheap, but there's lots of figuring out to do on how to get there.
ESDN: Netsocket Goes Remote With SDN
News Analysis  | 
10/4/2013  |  1 comment
Netsocket aims to help distributed enterprises with their initial SDN forays at remote branch offices.
ESDN: OSS Implosion
Rewired  | 
10/4/2013  |  11 comments
Oh, the humanity... or, in this case, the humans who operate today's legacy OSSs and are facing massive change and possible job loss.
Light Reading: The Movie
LRTV Documentaries  | 
10/4/2013  |  20 comments
The fall and rise of Stephen Saunders...
Leading Lights Soiree Snaps
Slide Shows  | 
10/4/2013  |  5 comments
Much of the 2013 Leading Lights Awards dinner can be described only in pictures. Good thing we had a photographer on hand to capture the shenanigans.
What Does SDN Mean to You?
LRTV Documentaries  | 
10/3/2013  |  3 comments
We stopped a bunch of executives on the Ethernet & SDN Expo show floor and gave them 30 seconds to tell us what SDN means to them.
One Source Finds Its Voice
LRTV Interviews  | 
10/3/2013  |  Post a comment
One Source Networks chief marketing officer Gina Nomellini outlines her company's enterprise services expansion plans.
ESDN: RAD Rolls Out Distributed NFV Strategy
News Analysis  | 
10/3/2013  |  4 comments
Service assurance vendor stresses need for some virtualized functions to remain at the customer site and not be centralized.
Guavus Gets a New Top Dog
News Analysis  | 
10/3/2013  |  4 comments
Former NetApp EVP Manish Goel has joined the big-data company as CEO, so current CEO Anukool Lakhina can focus on innovation.
tw telecom Talks E-Access
LRTV Documentaries  | 
10/3/2013  |  1 comment
Mike Rouleau, senior vice president of tw telecom, discusses its aggressive E-Access rollout and ongoing plans for Ethernet expansion.
Leading Lights Happy Hour
Slide Shows  | 
10/3/2013  |  4 comments
Meet the attendees, nominees, and party-goers who attended Light Reading's Leading Lights awards extravaganza on the eve of Ethernet & SDN Expo.
ESDN: tw telecom Stresses Customer Control
News Analysis  | 
10/3/2013  |  3 comments
In an ESDN keynote, tw telecom's Mike Rouleau calls for a new customer-controlled service delivery model.
TWC Means Business
LRTV Interviews  | 
10/2/2013  |  Post a comment
Time Warner Cable's Satyanarayana Parimi talks Carrier Ethernet and cloud services on the Ethernet & SDN Expo show floor.
What's Hot at ESDN?
LRTV Documentaries  | 
10/2/2013  |  4 comments
Light Reading's Sarah Reedy and Carol Wilson chat about the hot topics at Ethernet & SDN Expo.
ESDN: AT&T Calls for SDN APIs Now
News Analysis  | 
10/2/2013  |  3 comments
AT&T says SDN is the key technology to take the carrier to a next-gen network, but that's why it's so important it gets APIs ASAP.
Are Small Cells a Hard Sell?
Que Sera Sarah  | 
10/2/2013  |  10 comments
Enterprises will have to install small cells from a number of different operators thanks to the BYOD trend, so building an attractive pricing model will be important.
ESDN: Cisco CEO Says App Economy Is 'The Future'
News Analysis  | 
10/2/2013  |  4 comments
Cisco CEO John Chambers opens up Interop & ESDN show in NYC promising the 'next wave' in networking will be driven by the 'app economy.'
ESDN: SDN Is Under-Hyped, Says Ciena
News Analysis  | 
10/2/2013  |  1 comment
The change software-defined networking will bring will more than justify the extraordinary hype surrounding it today, says Ciena CTO.
Transition Networks Eyes Ethernet-SDN Integration
News Analysis  | 
10/2/2013  |  Post a comment
Vendor aims to automate Ethernet services lifecycle from access to edge.
Ciena Packs New 10-Gig Punch
News Analysis  | 
10/1/2013  |  3 comments
Two new switches put more 10-gig power into a much smaller package to help service providers lower the price for more bandwidth.
ESDN Makes Room for SDN's Packet Optical Push
News Analysis  | 
10/1/2013  |  3 comments
ESDN Packet Optical workshops look at how SDN is broadening its horizons in the WAN.
Euronews: AlcaLu Opens NFV Research Facility
News Analysis  | 
10/1/2013  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Iliad's 1-Gig broadband; Windows Phone surges in Europe; ADVA does 100G in Moscow.
2013 Leading Lights Finalists: Best New Product (Telecom)
News Analysis  | 
9/30/2013  |  Post a comment
As shortlists go this is a long one but that reflects the very high standard of the entries in this year's best new telecom product category.
HP's Building an SDN App Store
News Analysis  | 
9/30/2013  |  4 comments
HP's looking to foster a SDN ecosystem and take the smartphone model into enterprise software-defined networking with a developers' kit and an app store. But is this an idea ahead of its time?
5 ESDN Sessions You Won't Want to Miss
News Analysis  | 
9/30/2013  |  4 comments
If you can't go to each and every Ethernet & SDN Expo (ESDN) conference session, here are five you really shouldn't miss.
Business Services Grab Spotlight at ESDN
News Analysis  | 
9/30/2013  |  2 comments
Conference sessions focus on business and wholesale services as commercial Ethernet market continues double-digit growth.
2013 Leading Lights Finalists: Company of the Year (Public)
News Analysis  | 
9/30/2013  |  3 comments
Five companies made this shortlist – here's why.
A Question of Ethernet & SDN
Shades of Ray  | 
9/26/2013  |  3 comments
What questions would you like asked at the upcoming Ethernet & SDN Expo (ESDN)?
Get Ready for the Big Telecom Event
Shades of Ray  | 
9/26/2013  |  9 comments
If 'Specs & Plugs & Rock & Roll' are your thing, then Light Reading's Big Telecom Event is the show for you.
Small Cells Mean Big Backhaul Challenges
Que Sera Sarah  | 
9/25/2013  |  5 comments
Operators are making big bets on small cells, but first they have to work through the mobile backhaul challenges, which will be discussed at next week's Ethernet & SDN Expo in New York City.
Top 10 Reasons to Attend Ethernet & SDN Expo
News Analysis  | 
9/24/2013  |  6 comments
There are plenty more, but here are 10 key reasons the Ethernet & SDN Expo Oct. 2-3 in New York is a must-attend event.
Let's Get Open, Urges Ciena's CTO
News Analysis  | 
9/24/2013  |  4 comments
'It's time to open up the network,' says Ciena's Steve Alexander.
Cisco Unveils Carrier SDN Network Fabric
News Analysis  | 
9/24/2013  |  19 comments
Cisco converges recent NFV and SDN developments into its new Network Convergence System to help communications service providers move towards a programmable network.
AT&T Puts SDN/NFV in Driver's Seat
News Analysis  | 
9/24/2013  |  3 comments
The new Supplier Domain 2.0 initiative requires new vendors to incorporate virtualization and cloud-based solutions to help AT&T reduce its capex.
OSS Gets Sexy at ESDN
Rewired  | 
9/24/2013  |  10 comments
Operations issues are a major challenge for the SDN/NFV evolution, and they'll be a hot topic at the upcoming Ethernet & SDN Expo in New York City.
Level 3 Nears 100G Decision
News Analysis  | 
9/23/2013  |  3 comments
Level 3 Communications is likely to move toward 100G deployment in its network within six months.
Vendors Prep for ESDN Showcase
News Analysis  | 
9/23/2013  |  2 comments
A strong line-up of vendors, including Ciena, Overture, RAD, and others, outline their plans for next week's Ethernet & SDN Expo.
BT Preps Its Next FTTx, Core Moves
News Analysis  | 
9/23/2013  |  1 comment
On the road to full fiber access, BT is checking out the potential of vectoring and G.fast, boosting its core network capacity and finding SDN enticing.
2013 Leading Lights Finalists: Most Innovative Enterprise Service
News Analysis  | 
9/20/2013  |  3 comments
Three very diverse services from three very different service providers represent the industry's best big-business services.
Euronews: Zayo Switches On Its 100G
News Analysis  | 
9/19/2013  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Shareholders discuss Telecom Italia's future; Orange develops M2M offer; Astellia wins in Moldova.
DE-CIX Eyes Tepid US Exchange Market
News Analysis  | 
9/18/2013  |  1 comment
The ambitious German Internet peering exchange operator plans its first US location in NYC, but may need to overcome operator apathy.
The SDN Business Case
LRTV Documentaries  | 
9/18/2013  |  7 comments
The business case for SDN and NFV deployments will be a key topic of debate at the Ethernet & SDN Expo event Oct 2-3.
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