Niel Viljoen, Netronome's CEO, discusses the changes happening in the processor market, parallel processing and how coprocessors are a must now due to the demise of Moore's Law. For example, networking and security processing requirements are outstripping general purpose CPU performance. Coprocessors, such as in SmartNICs, and kernel-compliant acceleration are quickly becoming critical to ensure network performance-related service levels and server efficiency.
After falling behind in the cloud and SDN game, Cisco is looking to make up ground with ACI. But is it too little, too late?
Resistance to the open source Google-born container orchestration software is futile.
Vendor has been positioning itself as a key integrator in the telco infrastructure space as data centers move to the edge.
IBC, the big media conference held in Amsterdam every year, starts this Thursday. We discuss the main issues relevant to service providers that are expected to take center stage.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: SFR CEO steps down; EE refarms spectrum for 4G boost; SES announces souped-up satellite network.
Latest plans by Germany's biggest cable operator add to the broadband pressure on incumbent operator Deutsche Telekom.
Maybe TV doesn't have to be just TV anymore.
US operators battle for pole Gigabit LTE position, but mostly in the lab, not the real world, so far.
To succeed in the enterprise market telcos need to play to their strengths.
Could Google really buy HTC after its costly failed bet on hardware with Motorola Mobility?
Coming off its IPO earlier this year, Cloudera is making its first acquisition.
Rowan Trollope, currently a Cisco senior vice president, was nearly deported from the US as a teenager after his mother, 'a free spirit,' neglected to get visas for herself and her children when she immigrated to the US.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTS sets up tech incubator program; Nokia cuts jobs in France; EXFO in talks to buy French optics specialist.
Cloud services capabilities are reshaping the enterprise communications landscape.
With its $305 million acquisition of machine learning company Blue River Technology, John Deere is getting deeper into the cutting edge.
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Following a DevOps-driven overhaul this year, the Dublin-based software company believes economic and market realities will play into its hands.
The French media conglomerate is reportedly merging its Watchever unit with Dailymotion, combining two challenged video streaming brands in the hope they will succeed.
Nordic operator reckons eBuilder's technology could lead to improvements in customer loyalty, a reduction in operating costs and new revenue opportunities.
Meet the TE10, Huawei's Huddle-Room Cloud Video Endpoint.
Telco is working with the application automation vendor to help enterprises upgrade to SAP HANA – and to convince them they need to do so sooner rather than later.
The new Dedicated Interconnect option is designed to improve bandwidth, consistency and latency of connections between enterprise data centers and Google Cloud Platform.
On the one-year anniversary of its EMC deal, Dell posted its second-quarter financial results and signed a deal with GE to supply the company with IT infrastructure.
Multi-year deal marks Amdocs as a top partner for Altice USA as the cable company embarks on a significant transition period.
Managed networks are the 'new normal.'
New research from The Nielsen Company finds that digital video consumption and live streaming are up – and unexpectedly, so are DVD sales.
After announcing it would hire 5,000 cloud professionals, Oracle is reportedly laying off employees within its Sun Microsystems division.
AT&T's former top security officer is updating his advice to enterprises, and it's all about the cloud, virtualization and new stuff.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's new developer portal; Orange helps lock out the bicycle thieves; European Commission calls for increased spending on cybersecurity.
Chinese vendor will pour $500 million into the development of a cloud platform and related services as it looks to challenge the might of Amazon and Google.
Huawei's Enterprise Cloud Communication solution provides extensive communications services with a unified cloud platform.
Samsung takes 5G over the ton in new drive tests.
IBM has signed a deal to provide cloud services and other tech support for the US Army's Logistics Support Activity group over the next 33 months.
Cisco projects quantifiable ROI with its Smart PHY automation software for cable access networks.
Shekar Ayyar, executive vice president of strategy for VMware's Telco Group, is leading the company's charge into carrier networks.
Former Vodafone and Alcatel-Lucent exec to bring business and technology positioning expertise to middleware software player.
World's biggest vendor of IP network equipment trails other security vendors in sales growth in latest ranking from analyst company HardenStance.
Virtual Private Snowflake is designed for finance and other industries with high security and regulatory requirements.
5G will require a fresh look at RF characteristics as operators deploy next-gen tech on very high-band frequencies.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone Egypt opts for Openwave Mobility video knowhow; Nokia's 5G riposte to Ericsson; Intel sees chance of EU fine reprieve.
Fresh off its IPO earlier this year, Appian is looking to make low-code mainstream and part of the digital transformation process. Matt Calkins, co-founder and CEO, is leading the way.
Carrier Ethernet has been around forever, but there is now a spec for global ordering of services between operators.
It looks like the end of Exponent, Verizon's business unit for wholesaling platform technology.
Though HPE CEO Meg Whitman talked to Uber about taking the CEO slot there, she says she's got work to do at HPE.
In a Light Reading webinar Thursday, industry experts will look at how cable operators can cut energy use by deploying distributed access architectures.
Cloud Technology Partners helps organizations move to the cloud and operate cloud infrastructure. It's the latest step in a year-long M&A spree for HPE.
With connected car services already launched in Sweden and Denmark, the Nordic giant is preparing to launch in a third territory.
COO says operator is building towards 5G, adds Metaswitch and Mavenir as virtualization vendors.
French incumbent is determined to get its underperforming Polish business back on track.
Huawei Cloud Enterprise Communications (CloudEC) solution integrates capabilities, such as HD video, instant messaging, collaborative conference and contact center together, and can be applied in offices, mobile workspace, cross-regional working and other scenarios.
VMware has shifted its focus from the on-premises data center to the cloud.
Chinese vendor aims to become a major global cloud player through tie-ups with service providers like Germany's Deutsche Telekom.
A new report from the OECD recommends allowing billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil should enter the Mexican pay-TV market as soon as possible.
Las Vegas is primed for a technology revolution, says CIO Michael Sherwood. Can Sin City transform itself into a smart city?
The problem with free software is that upgrading it can get expensive. Stuck Stack is when OpenStack can cost IT more than it bargained for, but there are simple ways to avoid the trap.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TalkTalk considers withdrawal from mobile; BICS boosts French backhaul; Ericsson teams up with NexGuard for video watermarking.
Scott and Jamie put the band back together with the help of Iain from Light Reading. The overgrown enfants terribles of telecoms pick up where they left off by arguing the toss over net neutrality, Europe's 5G progress and some new gadgetry for IFA. In classic journalistic tradition they end up debating whether any of it actually matters and completely fail to come to a unanimous conclusion on anything.
VeloCloud announced this week the expansion of its SD-WAN Security Technology Partner Program to include new members Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, VMware and Forcepoint.
Estimates are high for the amount of money the US needs to invest in fiber infrastructure, but deployments are also trending up.
Swedish vendor adds FDD products to its growing 5G portfolio several months before new radio specifications are due to be frozen.
India's newest operator has permanently changed the rules of the game with a series of attention-grabbing innovations.
The video streaming platform developer thinks it can do for the TV business what Google's Android did for smartphones and is finally listing on the public markets to raise expansion funds.
Forget 5G! For early adopters, Gigabit LTE will be coming of age in the US at Mobile World Congress in San Francisco this month.
The cloud is changing the way enterprises evaluate the vendors that they work with to bring new technology into the business. Here's how CIOs and IT pros should change the criteria they use to assess partners.
In today's EMEA regional roundup: UK's state-funded Gigabit broadband pilot locations unveiled; Onecom lands IoT deal with Vodafone; MTN South Africa puts Cat-M1 tech to the IoT test; Emtelle expands into Germany.
South Korean mobile operator claims to have cut latency on 4G networks to just two milliseconds, raising questions about the need for 5G.
HBO's Game of Thrones is particularly popular in the Nordics and is having a significant impact on the Norwegian incumbent's network traffic.
Details related to more than 4 million Time Warner Cable customer contracts were exposed online and the culprit appears to be unified comms app partner BroadSoft.
Late to the game, DirecTV's OTT service will reportedly launch a cloud DVR service that allows subs to record up to 100 hours of content.
Impressive Lego landscapes and virtual reality demos accompanied the cloud and security advances at VMware's annual customer confab.
The German incumbent announced this morning that it would be adding a slate of exclusive content; several new partners, including Netflix and Fox; and UHD support to its Entertain TV service.
SaaS-based solution offers network data analysis function to help operators such as GTT identify potential new customers.
In today's regional roundup: Germany's Free Democrat Party (FDP) has some ideas about how to fund the country's digital architecture; Vodafone brings NB-IoT services to Ireland; French competitive operator Iliad keeps growing; Germany's mobilcom-debitel hooks up to iPass; and NTT Communications adds to its European data center empire.
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Fiber is making a comeback and converged access infrastructure is helping to push the market collectively towards 5G and other services.
By customizing cloud services and providing a more holistic solution to business customers' needs, traditional telcos can increase their chances of winning in the enterprise market.
Microsoft thinks DNA can solve some long-term problems with storage media – assuming access speeds get better than 10MB per week.
German telecom incumbent uses pre-5G technology on a commercial network in a demonstration that hints at future plans.