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Content tagged with New IP posted in June 2015
Colt to Jettison Ailing IT Business
News Analysis  | 
6/30/2015  |  10 comments
The operator says it would not be able to compete profitably in the IT services market without making considerable investments.
NetScout Preps Post-Acquisition Future
News Analysis  | 
6/30/2015  |  2 comments
NetScout will soon close its monster $2.6 billion acquisition of Danaher's network monitoring and security business, a move that will reshape its business and strategy.
Ericsson Opens Up on OPNFV
LRTV Interviews  | 
6/30/2015  |  1 comment
Martin Bäckström, VP and head of industry area Datacom at Ericsson, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the emergence of OPNFV, the importance of standards and Ericsson's OPNFV plans.
Ciena Adds New CPE to Its Agility Matrix
News Analysis  | 
6/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Ciena has extended its Agility Matrix strategy to include CPE supporting virtual network functions.
What's Next for White Boxes in a Post-Chambers World?
DOS Attack  | 
6/26/2015  |  2 comments
Pica8 and others keep pressing the argument for white box deployment.
Arista Scoops $50M AT&T Contract – Analyst
News Analysis  | 
6/26/2015  |  3 comments
SDN player is said to have landed its first major deal with a Tier 1 service provider.
Vodafone Hires NFV Specialist to Develop Group Virtualization Strategy
News Analysis  | 
6/25/2015  |  Post a comment
Vodafone has hired a former Amdocs and Alcatel-Lucent executive to develop a global SDN, NFV and cloud strategy in an effort to unify its next-generation network plans.
The New Face(book) of Carrier Class?
Column  | 
6/25/2015  |  7 comments
The web services giants such as Facebook, Amazon and Google might be defining the next generation of 'carrier class' networking technology.
The Digital Service Provider
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
6/24/2015  |  Post a comment
To thrive in the Internet age, operators must transform themselves from 'communications service providers' into 'digital service providers.'
Infinera Ups DCI to 100 Gigabit Ethernet
News Analysis  | 
6/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Infinera's 100 Gigabit Ethernet version of its Cloud Xpress data center interconnection product reflects growing 100GE market demand.
CEO Chat With Cedrik Neike, Cisco
Between the CEOs  | 
6/23/2015  |  2 comments
Cedrik Neike, SVP of Global Service Provider, Service Delivery, at Cisco, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about solving service provider customer problems in a virtualized, DevOps world, including multivendor support and the future of network procurement.
NFV: Ready for Prime Time
LRTV Interviews  | 
6/23/2015  |  1 comment
At BTE 2015, Vip mobile CTO Dejan Kastelic talks about how NFV is ready for the real world and how Telekom Austria is introducing centralized resources for its group operations.
Introducing the New IP Agency (NIA)
LRTV Interviews  | 
6/19/2015  |  3 comments
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks to EANTC managing director Carsten Rossenhövel about the formation and aims of the New IP Agency (NIA).
Telcos vs. Amazon: The 'Third Network' Race
News Analysis  | 
6/19/2015  |  7 comments
Amazon and other hyperscale companies may soon compete with telcos to deliver virtualized network services.
CEO Chat With Dror Bin, RAD
Between the CEOs  | 
6/19/2015  |  Post a comment
RAD Data CEO Dror Bin talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the dramatic changes in the communications networking industry and how RAD Data has evolved to meet the market's new demands.
Mellanox CEO: Dealing With the Data Storm
LRTV Interviews  | 
6/18/2015  |  Post a comment
Mellanox CEO Eyal Waldman talks about his company's push into the 100GigE switch market at a special launch event in New York City.
It's Not Just the Telcos: Vendors Are 'Transformers' Too
Shades of Ray  | 
6/18/2015  |  2 comments
An exclusive and unique Light Reading survey shows that it's not just network operators that are transforming their businesses and strategies -- the vendors are also changing to meet the evolving needs of their core customer base.
Building Momentum for the New IP
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
6/18/2015  |  1 comment
Survey says telcos see increased network flexibility and service agility as the primary benefits of the New IP.
Cisco & Partners to Invest $10B in China
News Analysis  | 
6/18/2015  |  1 comment
Investment with partners will go towards training, R&D and other areas likely to boost the company's standing with the Chinese administration.
AT&T Open Sources Gigabit Networking Tools
News Analysis  | 
6/17/2015  |  3 comments
The carrier will share software and hardware specs to the Open Compute Project and OpenDaylight.
SDN & NFV Amplify Security Threat – Allot
News Analysis  | 
6/17/2015  |  2 comments
The use of New IP technologies raises big questions about network security as cyber attacks continue to escalate.
More BTE 2015 Highlights
LRTV Documentaries  | 
6/16/2015  |  Post a comment
More of the key highlights from this year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago, including drone footage!
CEO Chat With Barry Mainz, Wind River
Between the CEOs  | 
6/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Steve Saunders sat down with Barry Mainz, ten-year veteran and President of Wind River, a leading embedded system software developer with solutions that cover everything from automotive to the surface of Mars.
Breakfast of Champions: Women in Tech at BTE
Slide Shows  | 
6/16/2015  |  2 comments
An inspiring panel of speakers made Light Reading's fourth Women in Tech breakfast, held at the recent Big Telecom Event, an occasion to remember.
Virtual Mobile Core: Time to Get Real
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
6/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Mobile operators feel an urgency to virtualize the EPC, and are exploring a variety of ways to move forward, on an ambitious timeframe.
MRV Limbers Up for 100GE Demand
News Analysis  | 
6/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor looks to satisfy growing demand for 100Gbit/s Ethernet with new OptiPacket OP-X1 box.
BTE 2015: Wild Times at the NFV Zoo
LRTV Documentaries  | 
6/12/2015  |  1 comment
As you'd expect, NFV and Carrier SDN were top of the agenda at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago.
The Best of BTE: Highlights From the Show
Slide Shows  | 
6/10/2015  |  7 comments
The Big Telecom Event offered everything you would expect from a world-class conference, including engaging speakers, fun demos and tons of booth swag.
DT Exec Pressures Vendors on Open Source
News Analysis  | 
6/10/2015  |  3 comments
Encouraged by Cisco's commitment to open source practices, Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg wants other vendors to follow suit.
Adventures in 'Platforming' at BTE
News Analysis  | 
6/10/2015  |  1 comment
BTE's day two keynoters share visions of new network platforms for the New IP era.
Colt Blames Vendors for NFV Holdups
News Analysis  | 
6/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Operators and vendors are not seeing eye-to-eye on the pricing and sale of virtualization products.
Koley: Google Open Sourcing Config Models
News Analysis  | 
6/9/2015  |  1 comment
In his second straight appearance at BTE, Google's Bikash Koley tackled the transport SDN challenge.
Cisco SVP: Telecom Must Transform or Lose Out
News Analysis  | 
6/9/2015  |  2 comments
Companies across the industry must reinvent themselves as platform providers and embrace open source if they are to thrive in future, according to Cisco.
Leading Lights: The Highlight Reel
LRTV Documentaries  | 
6/9/2015  |  2 comments
Awards were given, drinks were downed, jokes were made and a good time was had by all! Here's a quick look back on Light Reading's own Night at the Museum for the 2015 Leading Lights awards in Chicago.
Time for Some New Acronyms for CRAN
Column  | 
6/8/2015  |  1 comment
There are many variants of the CRAN concept, but all have the potential to deliver major capex and opex savings in the network.
Deutsche Telekom Plotting BT Takeover – Report
News Analysis  | 
6/8/2015  |  Post a comment
The German incumbent aims to use proceeds from a T-Mobile US sale to buy the UK's former state-owned monopoly, according to the Telegraph.
Procera Unveils QoE ScoreCard
News Analysis  | 
6/8/2015  |  1 comment
Packet inspection and subscriber experience vendor unveils a customer services scorecard that's all about quality of experience rather than connection speeds.
Leading Lights 2015 Finalists: Most Innovative NFV Product Strategy (Vendor)
News Analysis  | 
6/6/2015  |  Post a comment
This new category attracted a lot of entries and a very strong shortlist.
Leading Lights 2015 Finalists: Outstanding OSS/BSS Vendor
News Analysis  | 
6/5/2015  |  Post a comment
As service providers rely more and more on their IT and support systems, the competition to win this award intensifies, with seven vendors battling it out this year.
BTE 2015: DCI's Here; Where's It Going Next?
DOS Attack  | 
6/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Join Heavy reading's Sterling Perrin for an discussion on the future of data center interconnect.
T-Mobile US Sale Fits DT's All-IP Game Plan
Morris Lore  | 
6/5/2015  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile US has little place in Deutsche Telekom's strategic vision, and its sale could even help the German operator to realize its true ambitions.
Fibrenoire Finds Assurance With Accedian
News Analysis  | 
6/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Canadian operator reveals it has been working with Accedian to monitoring hybrid cloud performance.
BTE 2015: 5 Qs for AT&T's Andre Fuetsch
News Analysis  | 
6/3/2015  |  Post a comment
AT&T's SVP of Architecture and Design and BTE Keynoter Andre Fuetsch discusses the carrier's SDN strategy, APIs and more ahead of the show next week.
OPNFV's Arno Release Imminent
News Analysis  | 
6/3/2015  |  Post a comment
The long-awaited first code release from the Open Platform for NFV Project is about to hit the streets, says director Heather Kirksey.
The Five Nines Makeover
Shades of Ray  | 
6/3/2015  |  3 comments
The telecom industry needs to rethink the meaning of 'five nines', says Ericsson CTO.
Nokia Advances MEC for 5G, IoT
News Analysis  | 
6/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor's AirFrame Data Center platform advances its vision of mobile-edge computing and provides its backbone for 5G and IoT.
Managing SDN & NFV With Real-Time Insight
Column  | 
6/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Network appliances can play an important role in policy-driven virtualized networks, argues Dan Joe Barry.
ADVA Ups Its DCI Game
News Analysis  | 
6/1/2015  |  1 comment
ADVA adds the FSP 3000 CloudConnect to its line-up to target the latest data center interconnect opportunities.
Nokia Unveils Telco Cloud Hardware Platform
News Analysis  | 
6/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Nokia Networks has developed a hardware platform with Intel that is designed for a distributed telco data center architecture.


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