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OCP Drives Telco Data Centers & the New IP
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
5/10/2016  |  1 comment
The Open Compute Project and the shift to SDN and NFV is driving a complete change in the architecture of telecom data centers and infrastructure.
Bringing NFV Into the Data Center
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/8/2016  |  Post a comment
A new Heavy Reading report examines why NFV, SDN and cloud are so important to CSPs, and explores their impact on data center infrastructure.
Why NFV Makes Sense for Cable Business Services
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
11/12/2015  |  Post a comment
With the help of NFV, cable operators can offer new managed services, roll out other services quicker, reduce their equipment load and cut operational costs.
Verizon Gets Proactive on App Performance
LRTV Documentaries  | 
10/12/2015  |  Post a comment
SDN is turning traditional service models around to allow Verizon to measure and deliver performance at the application layer. As Shawn Hakl, VP of product and new business innovation at Verizon explains, that requires doing things differently internally but produces a much happier enterprise customer.
The Bumpy Road to NFV Everywhere
Wagner’s Ring  | 
10/8/2015  |  Post a comment
Network operators looking to embrace NFV face many challenges – cat videos among them.
The Business Case Challenge for NFV
LRTV Documentaries  | 
10/7/2015  |  Post a comment
Virtual CPE is one of the early success stories for network functions virtualization, but even here, Masergy Communications faced a business case challenge.
AT&T's Chiosi on the Potential of Open Source
LRTV Interviews  | 
10/6/2015  |  Post a comment
AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret T. Chiosi talks to Light Reading's Carol Wilson about the potential for open source technology to liberate communications service providers.
Telefónica: In Search of Virtual Simplicity
LRTV Documentaries  | 
10/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Head of Telefonica's NFV initiative admits virtualization initially means greater complexity but with right abstraction layer, it's possible to create an architecture focused on service delivery.
It's All About That App
Rewired  | 
9/23/2015  |  2 comments
The long-range goal of service providers is to deliver app-specific network performance and that is showing up in technical developments today.
NFV Everywhere? Actually, No
Rewired  | 
9/22/2015  |  1 comment
As Masergy discovered, even working aggressively to make the business case for NFV in virtual CPE doesn't mean it's the answer everywhere.
CableLabs Makes Analytics Enablement Push
LRTV Documentaries  | 
9/21/2015  |  Post a comment
analytics to track resources and more when virtualizing home, business and core networks.
AT&T's Chiosi: Unite on Open Source or Suffer
News Analysis  | 
9/18/2015  |  4 comments
The telecom industry needs to agree on an approach to pulling together all the open source pieces or face crippling delays.
Commodity IT Means Business for Service Providers
News Analysis  | 
9/17/2015  |  1 comment
Enterprises are looking to service providers to carry the burden of IT that's increasingly becoming viewed as commodity – and that creates business opportunities for SPs.
Verizon: It's All About the App
News Analysis  | 
9/17/2015  |  3 comments
Industry needs to embrace new network monitoring methods that are based on keeping applications performing as they should, says Verizon's Shawn Hakl.
NFV Experts Invade Dallas
Rewired  | 
9/9/2015  |  2 comments
AT&T, Verizon, NTT, Telefónica, CableLabs, Cox and Masergy are all bringing a real-world view of their NFV deployments to date to Dallas next week.
Mirantis Secures OpenStack Kingpin Status With $100M Round, Intel Collaboration
News Analysis  | 
8/24/2015  |  2 comments
Mirantis lands its second $100 million funding round, adding Goldman Sachs to its backers, and brokers strategic development relationship with Intel.
Are Overlays the Answer for Telco Data Centers?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/16/2015  |  6 comments
Overlays have been proposed as a way to bring the benefits of virtualization to the telco data center networking domain.
SDN, NFV & The Future of XO's Network
LRTV Documentaries  | 
9/25/2014  |  1 comment
XO Communications COO Don MacNeil explains how cloud, SDN and NFV are altering its network requirements as well as changing data centers of the future.
NFV & The Data Center: Top 10 Takeaways
News Analysis  | 
9/18/2014  |  10 comments
SDN must be open; complexity needs to be tackled at the service layer; automation matters; and more key lessons from Light Reading's NFV & the Data Center conference.
Orange: NFV Is the Green Data Center Choice
News Analysis  | 
9/17/2014  |  1 comment
Deploying NFV in the data center is more eco-friendly than replacing hardware, and it will help telcos comply with regulations, Orange Silicon Valley research scientist says.
Brocade: There's Something About the Cloud
News Analysis  | 
9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
As foreseen in the 1998 gross-out comedy, the cloud revolution – along with SDN, NFV and other big networking trends today – aren't linear.
NFV Lets NTT America Flex Its Networks
News Analysis  | 
9/17/2014  |  Post a comment
NFV helps NTT America provide specialized network services for enterprises.
How Virtualization Transforms Network Needs
News Analysis  | 
9/17/2014  |  2 comments
Performance, reliability and security considerations change in a virtual networked world.
CenturyLink Pushing Faster Service Cycles
News Analysis  | 
9/16/2014  |  5 comments
Having integrated its network and cloud operations, the telco is working to make its network as agile as its cloud.
Pics: LR's Women in Telecom Breakfast
Slide Shows  | 
9/16/2014  |  9 comments
Light Reading's first Women in Telecom Breakfast brought out more than 75 women executives to network and discuss their role in the colliding worlds of IT and telecom.
Ixia's New CEO to Telcos: Read Up On Cloud
News Analysis  | 
9/16/2014  |  1 comment
On her first day at the helm of Ixia, Bethany Mayer joins Sprint and Intel executives at LR's Women in Telecom breakfast to discuss how the industry is changing and how telcos can keep up.
Introducing 'The New IP'
Column  | 
9/11/2014  |  32 comments
Is your network built on 'The Old IP,' or are you part of 'The New IP' revolution?
Rackspace Could Help CenturyLink's Cloud, NFV Efforts – Analyst
News Analysis  | 
9/10/2014  |  5 comments
There are a number of ways Rackspace could be a useful addition to CenturyLink's portfolio, suggests Heavy Reading analyst.
Is Rackspace the Best Next Move for CenturyLink?
Shades of Ray  | 
9/9/2014  |  9 comments
Cloud asset M&A makes sense for telcos, but while it might make sense for Rackspace to be bought by an operator, does it have what CenturyLink really needs?
Intel Xeon Zooms Into Data Center Era
News Analysis  | 
9/8/2014  |  Post a comment
The semiconductor giant makes a big move to position its processors for data center gear, including network equipment.
Digital Realty Connects Data Centers
News Analysis  | 
9/8/2014  |  2 comments
Digital Realty is connecting its data centers worldwide, part of an ongoing transition from providing buildings and power to delivering connectivity.
NFV Drives Telco Cloud Evolution – Nokia
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/29/2014  |  5 comments
Network functions virtualization is the key catalyst underpinning telco data center transformation, believes Nokia Networks.
Colt Targets Network Virtualization in the Data Center and Beyond
Wagner’s Ring  | 
8/11/2014  |  1 comment
Colt has ambitious plans for virtualization using SDN and NFV.
Data Center Virtualization: Tough for Carriers, Tougher for Vendors
Wagner’s Ring  | 
8/4/2014  |  Post a comment
Carriers are taking the lead for data center virtualization, leaving vendors to catch up, say Heavy Reading analysts Roz Roseboro and Jim Hodges.
Where to Put Your VNFs
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/4/2014  |  6 comments
When it comes to virtual network functions (VNFs), Dell is convinced that the heavy lifting will need to be done in the 'cloud'.


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