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Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor
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5/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Six companies – Anritsu, Infovista, Kentik, Netrounds, Spirent and Viavi Solutions – made the cut in the Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor category.
Had a Great Year? Then Enter the Leading Lights Awards
News Analysis  | 
3/15/2019  |  1 comment
Not entered yet? Then get a move on… there are only days left to submit your entries.
AirTies Buys a Piece of Technicolor
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1/30/2019  |  Post a comment
AirTies CEO says acquisition of Technicolor's in-home WiFi software business and expertise will help company scale its platform to more devices and reach more service providers.
Why CenturyLink's Network Suffered a Christmas Hangover
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1/2/2019  |  19 comments
A 'bonkers' network management card had too much eggnog and caused a wave of service outages, including 9-1-1 service, in several states for several days during the last week of 2018.
AWS Summit 2018: Why Amazon Is the King of Cloud
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7/19/2018  |  Post a comment
All kinds of companies in telecom – such as AT&T and Verizon – and other vertical markets are moving to the cloud at different speeds and for different reasons. So why are so many of them using AWS?
ThousandEyes Scans Multi-Cloud Performance
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6/22/2018  |  Post a comment
ThousandEyes Network Intelligence helps enterprises pick the best cloud provider and region for network performance.
Cloudflare Wants to Protect the Whole Internet – Legacy Apps, IoT, the Works
News Analysis  | 
4/13/2018  |  1 comment
Cloudflare's Spectrum service extends Cloudflare's web protection and acceleration to anything that uses an Internet connection.
Google & Netflix Launch 'Kayenta' for Cloud-Scale Continuous Software Delivery
News Analysis  | 
4/10/2018  |  9 comments
Kayenta is open source software designed to help operators incrementally roll out application upgrades at cloud-scale without breaking things.
Amazon Automates Cloud Security
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4/4/2018  |  3 comments
Rolls out tools to automate managing secrets, certificates, firewall policies and compliance data.
Leading Lights: Only Days Left to Enter!
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3/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
The New Network: How Far Does It Extend?
Column  | 
12/21/2017  |  1 comment
As networks extend into the cloud, security and monitoring need to step up their games accordingly, writes Jeff Harris of Ixia.
Viavi Takes Big Step on Automation Path
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12/6/2017  |  1 comment
Real-time analytics across legacy and virtualized networks? Yes, please.
Automation Opportunities a 'Top 5' Topic for BT, Says Tech Chief
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12/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Howard Watson, the CEO of BT's Technology, Service and Operations division, says automation is very high on BT's 'to do' list but the operator knows it can't just do away with manual processes immediately.
4 Tips for Maintaining Control in the Cloud
Column  | 
10/9/2017  |  Post a comment
As enterprises spread applications across multiple clouds, they need ways to maintain visibility and control, Ixia's Jeff Harris argues.
Close the Loop to Automate Service Assurance
News Analysis  | 
9/14/2017  |  13 comments
The separation between obtaining service assurance data and acting on it is going away, letting the network automatically address issues.
Network Visibility Architectures: One Size Does Not Fit All
Column  | 
5/15/2017  |  Post a comment
New and exciting methods of automation – whether virtualization, the cloud, IoT or even best practices like network segmentation – tend to emphasize innovation over visibility. As such, networks develop blind spots that mask network problems and even faulty devices.
Leading Lights 2017 Finalists: Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor
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5/13/2017  |  2 comments
Check out which companies made this year's Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor shortlist and why.
Network Operations Filled With Unplanned Activity
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3/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Network operations spends vast amounts of time reacting to events. What does that mean for your organization and its people?
Leading Lights Awards Deadline Looms
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3/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Time is running out to get your entries in for the industry's most prestigious awards.
SD-WAN Trends Underscore Need for Testing
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
As SD-WAN grows in popularity with enterprise users, the need for testing and monitoring these services will be paramount
Pushing Your Products to the Brink
Column  | 
3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
There is no substitute for testing under the most realistic conditions if you want to minimize the chances of network downtime.
EXFO Snaps Up Ontology for Network Visibility
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3/2/2017  |  Post a comment
Test and service assurance system vendor EXFO has acquired network visibility software specialist Ontology Systems in an effort to build a more rounded story for the virtualization era.
Ericsson Joins the New IP Agency (NIA)
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Ericsson is the latest major name to join the NIA, an industry organization that's needed more than ever.
Keysight Unlocks Ixia Takeover Deal With $1.6B in Cash
News Analysis  | 
1/30/2017  |  2 comments
Keysight says the deal will enhance its test and measurement opportunities in 5G, IoT, security, application performance monitoring and network visibility.
Keysight Brokers Takeover Talks With Ixia: Reuters
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1/26/2017  |  1 comment
The race to acquire test vendor Ixia is intensifying, with Keysight now engaged in M&A talks, according to Reuters.
AT&T: Security Needs to Be at Machine Speed
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1/11/2017  |  3 comments
The response to cyber attacks has to be faster and more efficient, according to AT&T's top security poobah.
Elastic Visibility Into Your Clouds – Without the Strain
Column  | 
1/10/2017  |  1 comment
As companies virtualize, too many fail to bring anywhere near the same rigor to monitoring their cloud services that they'd applied to their physical networks -- and that's playing with fire.
M&A Prospects in T&M 2017
Brianiac  | 
1/5/2017  |  4 comments
Will test and measurement companies get infected with the M&A frenzy we've seen in other sectors?
TM Forum Crowdsourcing Open APIs
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12/19/2016  |  Post a comment
New approach enables more rapid delivery of APIs that service providers want and maintains interoperability as well.
Test & Measurement – A Niche No More
Shades of Ray  | 
12/15/2016  |  Post a comment
With more than 650 companies and industry organizations signed up to the Testapedia database, the test and measurement sector is clearly thriving.
Mellanox Adds to Net Security – It's Sorta Complicated
News Analysis  | 
12/6/2016  |  Post a comment
The company has introduced software to work with its fast network processors that makes it easier to do deep packet inspection for security purposes.
Assurance Gets Marquee Treatment at MEF16
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11/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Assurance companies, including Spirent, Accedian and Viavi, were among the proof of concept (PoC) stars at MEF16 this week.
AT&T & AWS: A Powerful Combo
News Analysis  | 
10/6/2016  |  4 comments
Web giant and network giant combining forces on cloud services, security and IoT.
Netrounds' Loffler Paves a Road to Self & Service Assurance
Mentor Monday  | 
10/3/2016  |  1 comment
Netrounds' Kaela Loffler shares how she went from measuring fungal lesions to virtualized service assurance and why comms is exactly where she wants to be.
Welcome to Testapedia!
Brianiac  | 
9/30/2016  |  3 comments
Light Reading is proud to bring you our latest community site, Testapedia, the go-to hub for test and measurement (T&M) professionals and their customers.
Digital Realty Targets Equinix With Service Exchange
News Analysis  | 
9/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Data center player jumps into booming market for hybrid cloud connections with what it believes is a better exchange.
Amdocs Aims to Topple Iron-Based Systems Integrators
News Analysis  | 
9/16/2016  |  1 comment
Amdocs says its systems integration partnership with AT&T is only the first big win in a strategy to supplant traditional SIs such as Cisco and Ericsson that, it feels, have been undercut by the virtualization trend.
QoE Represents a T&M Challenge
News Analysis  | 
9/7/2016  |  Post a comment
Achieving QoE is a complicated process that should start with a complete rethink of how a network should be measured, followed by the development of a QoE policy.
Light Reading Beyond
From the Founder  | 
7/28/2016  |  34 comments
Light Reading today starts a new voyage as part of a larger Enterprise.
Required DDoS Counter-Measure Needs Counter-Counter-Measure
News Analysis  | 
7/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Other companies doing business with the same cloud provider can be potential security vulnerabilities.
By the Numbers: Google's Cloud Advantage
News Analysis  | 
7/25/2016  |  2 comments
Customers of any cloud should cheer any new installation, but for companies that prize consistent cloud latency performance throughout the day, Google's intent to establish almost a dozen new 'cloud regions' should be especially welcome.
By the Numbers: AWS' Latency Vulnerability
News Analysis  | 
7/14/2016  |  Post a comment
AWS is the leading cloud service, but latency on AWS connections is consistently higher compared to its top rivals. So for some applications, working with Azure or Softlayer might be preferable.
Euro 2016 Scores on Streaming
News Analysis  | 
6/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Viewing is up, but performance isn't suffering.
What Qualifies as 'Test & Measurement'?
Brianiac  | 
6/6/2016  |  3 comments
What is test and measurement? This is most decidedly not just an academic question – it's at the heart of some deeply felt consternation arising from this year's Leading Lights Awards.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Most Innovative Security Strategy (Service Provider)
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5/19/2016  |  Post a comment
The finalists for this year's Most Innovative Security Strategy award are AT&T, BT, Level 3 and Masergy.
Leading Lights 2016 Finalists: Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor
News Analysis  | 
5/18/2016  |  Post a comment
You can plan to build the most astounding thingamabob, but if you can't verify its functionality as you build it, if you can't demonstrate the final product works as advertised, and if you can't assure it continues working the way it's supposed to once it's deployed? Good luck getting anyone to buy it. T&M is as critical an endeavor as any other in electronics.
Ericsson Acquires Data Center, Industrial IoT Management Startup
News Analysis  | 
4/5/2016  |  5 comments
Having previously made a seed investment in data center and industrial IoT asset management specialist NodePrime, Ericsson is now buying the whole lot.
Leading Lights 2016: There's Still Time
Shades of Ray  | 
3/29/2016  |  Post a comment
There's still time to enter this year's Leading Lights awards -- here are the details you need.
Leading Lights Deadline Looms
News Analysis  | 
3/21/2016  |  2 comments
Hurry up folks -- you've got only days to hit the entry deadline for this year's Leading Lights awards.
Putting Virtualized Security to the Test
Shades of Ray  | 
2/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Our latest independent test report has put Cisco's security systems through their paces.
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