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Ciena: Scale for the Future, Support the Legacy
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10/17/2018  |  Post a comment
New initiatives bring IP onto the platform for end-to-end services up to Layer 3 but also support remaining base of TDM offerings better.
Dell to Icahn: Buzz Off
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10/16/2018  |  Post a comment
Dell is continuing forward with its planned return to public markets, as investor Carl Icahn threatens to go to the mattresses to fight the proposal.
IBM Is Losing the Cloud Race
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10/16/2018  |  Post a comment
Twenty percent growth looks great, but not when the market is growing at 50%.
Arista Challenges Cisco on Campus Networks
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10/16/2018  |  Post a comment
Arista is extending its Cognitive Campus strategy with networking technology gained from its recent Mojo Networks purchase. Arista says: No more BMOC for CSCO.
Icahn Declares War on Dell's Planned Return to Public Markets
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10/15/2018  |  Post a comment
‘... I still enjoy a good fight for the right reasons,’ Icahn warns. Let's make popcorn and watch the show.
Aryaka's New CEO: We Need to Be More Than a Face in the SD-WAN Crowd
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10/15/2018  |  Post a comment
IPO plans are on hold as Aryaka builds its business.
Zayo's Brian Daniels: Getting Fiber in Place to Feed 5G Services
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10/12/2018  |  Post a comment
The legislative environment now seems to have roadblocks up against fiber deployment, according to Brian Daniels, Zayo's senior VP of strategic networks. He said there's a need for standard fees and permanent processes to help multiple tenants use a city's light poles and other infrastructure so several carriers can efficiently provide competitive services in cities.
Investors Rain Cash on Cloud Startups
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10/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Investors shell out for companies that plan to kill on-premises data warehouses, server scalability and web performance limits, and AI bottlenecks. That's more murder than a Quentin Tarantino movie!
Microsoft: We 'Pledge Our Entire Patent Portfolio' to Linux
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10/11/2018  |  Post a comment
Microsoft joins the Open Invention Network, a mutual patent protection society, and is bringing along 60,000 patents as a housewarming gift.
IBM: We're Beating Red Hat Private Cloud Growth
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10/11/2018  |  Post a comment
IBM Cloud Private, which is a year old, has hundreds of users, a landmark it took Red Hat nearly four years to achieve. However....
Netsurion's SD-WAN Plays to MSPs
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10/10/2018  |  Post a comment
Managed service provider developed its own combined connectivity-security solution that it's selling direct and to other MSPs.
Symantec Seeks to Slash SaaS Security Response Time
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10/10/2018  |  Post a comment
Looks to reduce time for security pros to detect and react to application threats.
Aqsacom's Telecom Cyber-Intelligence Focus Turns to 5G, NFV
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10/9/2018  |  Post a comment
With one of its most important software updates coming up this month, Aqsacom CEO Gilles Blanc discusses his company's background, technology edge and why 5G is so challenging to cyber-intelligence firms.
CenturyLink Adds Dynamic Cloud Connections
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10/9/2018  |  Post a comment
New Layer 2-based service promises cloud connections in minutes to enterprises in fiber-fed buildings globally.
Google Quits $10B Pentagon Cloud Competition
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10/9/2018  |  Post a comment
Google says it won't compete for a lucrative cloud computing contract because it's inconsistent with the company values — and also because portions are out of scope of current government certifications.
I Love Google+ & I'm Sad To See It Die
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10/9/2018  |  Post a comment
Superior technology isn't enough.
The New Network Economics
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10/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Equinix's Bill Long says age of virtualization and automation is causing a major shift in network deployment costs as well as the engineering skillsets required amid the growing need for talented software developers.
Behind the Cloudera-Hortonworks Merger: 'The Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend'
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10/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Fending off hypercloud providers like Amazon and Microsoft was a driver for the merger. But there's more to it than that.
Telia Carrier Vies to Be Prime Cloud Connector
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10/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Cloud connections, not video or 5G, will be the global network operator's growth drive.
VMware Closes CloudHealth Acquisition
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10/5/2018  |  Post a comment
VMware beefs up its portfolio for multicloud management.
Chinese Hardware Hack Threatens US Tech Supply Chain – Bloomberg
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10/4/2018  |  2 comments
Thirty companies, including Amazon and Apple, and the US government are threatened in the attack, according to a bombshell investigative report from Bloomberg.
When Making SD-WAN Plans, Don't Shirk Security
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10/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Security requirements 'can change the design of your overall network dramatically,' says Orange Business's John Isch.
SAP Debuts Cloud Tools for Old-School & New Wave Developers
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10/2/2018  |  Post a comment
Extending support for legacy languages to the cloud, as well as that newfangled serverless thing that all the kids are going on about.
Are Retailers Leaving Amazon Cloud?
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10/2/2018  |  2 comments
Some retailers are moving to platforms that aren't competing for customers. Others just want to keep their options open.
Equinix: Scale or Die
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10/1/2018  |  1 comment
VP Bill Long tells NFV-Carrier SDN crowd that niche players and new entrants face a much riskier market, even though hardware capex requirements are much lower.
Microsoft Secures IoT 'Dark Matter'
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10/1/2018  |  1 comment
Microsoft is developing hardware and software tools to help secure 80 billion Internet of Things devices that will come online by 2025.
3 Takeaways From Microsoft Ignite
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10/1/2018  |  1 comment
Microsoft is striving to win cloud customers with a new telco strategic focus, HoloLens augmented reality, and by forswearing competing with customers – unlike, Microsoft says, its crosstown rivals at Amazon Web Services.
The Network's Edge Is Being Redefined
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9/28/2018  |  Post a comment
Maintaining visibility into the network is among the challenges faced as processing and compute creeps toward smaller and more numerous facilities and out to the CPE.
Microsoft Ignite Slideshow: Stay Away From the Agony Booth
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9/28/2018  |  Post a comment
Microsoft made Florida even hotter.
Is X by Orange Showing Us the OTT Future for Telcos?
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9/27/2018  |  Post a comment
With NFV still unable to deliver agility and scale, Orange launches public cloud-based, OTT enterprise services in Spain with Red Hat as its platform partner. Is this the future for SME communications and networking services?
Design Matters – Even for Business Service Providers
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9/26/2018  |  1 comment
Spectrum Enterprise's Scott Fairchild says business service providers should borrow from the customer experience playbooks of Apple, Tesla and Bose.
Ericsson's 5G Success Started by 'Doubling Down' on R&D
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9/26/2018  |  Post a comment
At MWCA earlier this month, Ericsson North America CEO Niklas Heuveldop discussed Ericsson's market advantage in securing 5G wins in North America and said the industrial IoT space could open up new opportunities in the enterprise in the coming months.
MWCA 2018: Ericsson Booth Tour
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9/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Ericsson's Keith Shank gives us a quick tour of the vendor's sprawling stand at Mobile World Congress Americas, including a look at new medical device applications, city infrastructure and a holographic 'phone' call.
Mercy Makes Service Provider Transformation
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9/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Scott Richert, Mercy Technology Services chief technology officer, describes the organization's transformation from the IT shop of Mercy healthcare system into a service provider for multiple healthcare organizations. (See Mercy Fills Virtualization Prescription.)
CenturyLink's McBride: NFV 'Introduces a New Kind of Cloud'
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9/25/2018  |  Post a comment
Says thousands of on-net buildings can be used to distribute network functions virtualization closer to the edge.
Microsoft: We're Not Bullies Anymore! We're Nice!
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9/25/2018  |  1 comment
CEO Satya Nadella gives the side-eye to Amazon Web Services, saying Microsoft won't compete with its enterprise customers.
CenturyLink Goes Global With SD-WAN
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9/24/2018  |  Post a comment
Taking SD-WAN service beyond the US to 36 additional nations.
Microsoft Goes Captain America, Launches 'Defending Democracy' Program
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9/24/2018  |  2 comments
Microsoft is launching programs to protect the electoral process and use artificial intelligence to provide humanitarian aid.
Microsoft: Now You Don't Need a %$#! Password
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9/24/2018  |  Post a comment
Bad news if you like making up and memorizing nonsense words.
Microsoft Flexes Muscles on AI, IoT & Security
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9/24/2018  |  Post a comment
Microsoft kicked off its Microsoft Ignite customer and analyst conference by punching all the hot buttons on enterprise cloud.
Microsoft HoloLens: Virtual Reality That an Adult Would Actually Want to Use
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9/21/2018  |  Post a comment
Microsoft has actually found a practical purpose for the most overly hyped and silliest technology of the decade.
Nokia's Nuage Takes On Cisco & VMware With 'SD-WAN 2.0'
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9/21/2018  |  Post a comment
Offers a single network and management interface unifying branch, data center and public clouds.
IBM Debuts Tools to Make AI More Fair
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9/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Big Blue is introducing a cloud service and open source toolkit to help reduce bias from AI decisions, and make those decisions more explainable.
Eurobites: Apple Stumps Up €14.3B in Unpaid Taxes to Ireland (But Doesn't Really Mean It)
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9/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's Nuage trumpets 'SD-WAN 2.0'; Wind Tre uses Open Fiber's FTTH network in Matera; Sky bundles in Netflix; UK mobile operators carry on charging.
Microsoft Takes Aim at Salesforce With Dynamics AI
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9/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Microsoft is looking to make automated sales, marketing and customer service smarter, challenging Salesforce's strategy.
The Mobile Network Is Becoming a Cloud Service
The Philter  | 
9/18/2018  |  9 comments
Affirmed Networks and others are taking virtualized EPCs and delivering that capability as a service via the public cloud.
Windstream Adds PCI Compliance to SD-WAN
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9/18/2018  |  Post a comment
Service provider says the independent compliance is important not just to its retail segment customers but also many other market segments.
Twitter Moves 300 Petabytes to Google Cloud – That's a Lot of Covfefe
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9/18/2018  |  Post a comment
Twitter says it made a long-term bet that Google is investing more in big data than Twitter can.
Oracle Cloud Sputters, As CEO High-Fives Herself Over Earnings
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9/17/2018  |  Post a comment
Oracle's cloud revenue is growing just 3%, with the overall cloud market growing at 50% year-over-year and competitors reporting double-digit growth.
ZenFi Not Done Expanding Yet
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9/17/2018  |  Post a comment
Today's close of its merger with Cross River Fiber marks entry into new markets, but that growth is expected to continue, both in buildout and buy scenarios, says the CEO.
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