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Nokia Networks Enjoys 'Terrific Rebound'
News Analysis | 7/30/2015

Finnish vendor receives a boost from improvements at its networks division but warns that pricing conditions remain challenging.

AlcaLu Grows Profits Ahead of Nokia Deal
News Analysis | 7/30/2015

The equipment maker has reported a smaller net loss than in the year-earlier quarter despite a sales squeeze in North America and China.

CyrusOne Sticks With BTI for DCI
News Analysis | 7/27/2015

As CyrusOne expands, the colocation provider has chosen BTI a second time for further deployment over a growing roster of DCI competitors.

CEO Chat With Basil Alwan, Alcatel-Lucent
Between the CEOs | 7/24/2015

Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.

Tata: Cloud Needs Predictable Internet
News Analysis | 7/21/2015

Adding Salesforce.com to its IZO hybrid cloud platform is one step forward for Tata, but continual investments are making IP more cloud friendly.

Ericsson's Stock Rises on Q2 Margin Improvements
News Analysis | 7/17/2015

The Swedish vendor says restructuring remains on track but continues to depend on non-US business and favorable currency effects for sales growth.

NetScout: We Won't Be a House of Brands
News Analysis | 7/16/2015

Now that it has closed its acquisition of Danaher's communication businesses, the service assurance vendor is looking to integrate all the various technologies, not run them separately.

NFV-Enabled Services Gaining Traction: NTT Comms
News Analysis | 7/15/2015

Study commissioned by NTT Communications finds that enterprise customers are warming to NFV-enabled services, with the Americas leading the way in terms of adoption.

Follow the Open Source Road
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/15/2015

Open source does not obviate all company secrets. It does, however, make it possible for companies to devote more of their precious resources on areas where they can truly differentiate and add value.

Accedian Builds APAC Bridgehead at SK Telecom
News Analysis | 7/15/2015

South Korean's deployment of Accedian's performance monitoring technology as part of an integrated mobile network assurance strategy is set to further raise the vendor's profile in Asia.

AlcaLu Deal Makes Us 'More Complete' Than Ericsson, Says Nokia CTO
News Analysis | 7/14/2015

Hossein Moiin calls Ericsson's IP capabilities into question in advance of Nokia's $17.3 billion takeover of Alcatel-Lucent.

Juniper CEO Spies White Box Opportunity
News Analysis | 7/13/2015

In an exclusive interview with Light Reading, Juniper's CEO Rami Rahim says the white box revolution is a business opportunity for his company.

Huawei Buys Rump of Irish SDN, NFV Specialist
News Analysis | 7/13/2015

Huawei has bought the next-generation management and orchestration technology assets of Amartus to boost its SDN and NFV capabilities, and is taking on board the Irish software specialist's senior team.

CEO Chat With Rami Rahim, Juniper
Between the CEOs | 7/13/2015

Juniper Networks CEO Rami Rahim talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the importance of automation and orchestration in cloud architectures and Juniper's role as a challenger.

Zayo's IaaS Enhances 'Triple Threat' Status
News Analysis | 7/10/2015

Zayo's infrastructure-as-a-service offering shows its ability to leverage its M&A moves into new services.

CEO Chat With Alexander Haväng, Procera
Between the CEOs | 7/9/2015

Alexander Haväng, CTO of Procera Networks, talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about the evolution of customer experience management and service metrics using advanced analytics.

Does BT Lag European Peers on All-IP?
Morris Lore | 7/8/2015

BT made some progress towards its all-IP ambitions with the 21CN project, but it has a long way to go before the PSTN is finally a thing of the past.

The Service-Oriented Mobile Core
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/7/2015

To unlock the virtual core opportunity, mobile operators need new service models, with associated revenue, to drive the business case.

CEO Chat With Prodip Sen, HP
Between the CEOs | 7/7/2015

Prodip Sen, CTO of the Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) business unit at HP, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the four stages of the NFV journey.

Leading Lights 2015 Winners' Video
LRTV Documentaries | 7/7/2015

Hear what the Leading Lights 2015 winners had to say after they picked up their awards in Chicago.

IBM Sows Seed for New Telco Unit, Plans NFV/SDN Push
News Analysis | 7/6/2015

IBM is building the foundations of a new business unit to focus on communications service providers, according to senior executives, and is set to unleash its SDN and NFV proposition.

Telekom Austria to Announce All-IP Milestone
News Analysis | 7/6/2015

The Austrian incumbent is due to announce that another of its eastern European subsidiaries has become an all-IP player.

Orange to Be All-IP by 2020, Says AMEA Boss
News Analysis | 7/3/2015

The French incumbent has an ambitious target for the shutdown of its global PSTN networks.

AlcaLu Lands $1B+ Deals in China
News Analysis | 7/3/2015

Alcatel-Lucent has struck frame agreements with China Mobile and China Unicom for fixed, mobile, IP, optical and NFV and SDN technology valued at up to US$1.3 billion.

NTT Comms Plans More M&A, Preps Next-Gen Cloud Platform
News Analysis | 7/2/2015

As part of its global carrier cloud expansion strategy NTT Communications is set to acquire a data center operator in Indonesia and is looking at adding to its assets in Europe.

Gemalto Game for Growing Encryption Demand
News Analysis | 7/2/2015

Gemalto adds a new product to its SafeNet family to address growing high-speed encryption needs in networking.

FCC Chairman Talks Up SDN/NFV
News Analysis | 7/2/2015

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler sees network virtualization as a tipping point that will make the impact of the Internet as great as that of railroad and telegraph networks of the 19th century.

Cisco to Buy Security Expert for $635M
News Analysis | 7/1/2015

Takeover to help Cisco address growing security threats as more devices become Internet-enabled.

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