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Light Reading's 41 Most Popular Stories in 2018
The Philter | 12/31/2018

Everything from enterprise strategies to 5G devices caught our audiences' attention during 2018. At a time when so many changes are bearing down on the telecom world, it's clear that a lot of us still have our heads in the cloud.

Light Reading's 23 Most Popular TV Stories & Interviews of 2018
News Analysis | 12/28/2018

Light Reading's on-camera coverage during the year spanned a wide range of topics and technologies, from 5G and 4K to HDR, AI, automation, edge computing and more...

Huawei Expects 2018 Revenues of $108.5B
News Analysis | 12/27/2018

In its annual message to the industry, a defiant Huawei boasts of an annual sales increase of 21%.

Digital Transformation: Telcos Face the Future
Column | 12/27/2018

How MEF's work impacts telco businesses, SD-WAN and digital transformation, from the perspectives of AT&T, PCCW and Verizon.

Light Reading's 23 Most Popular Cisco Stories in 2018
News Analysis | 12/26/2018

Cisco transformed its service provider business, fended off VMware and white box threats and beefed up network automation.

Digital Transformation: Telecom Executives Sound Off
Column | 12/26/2018

Thought leaders from AT&T, PCCW and Verizon Partner Solutions talk with MEF about their priorities for now and the coming year.

Cloud Constellation Banks $100M for Space Laser Cloud Security
News Analysis | 12/24/2018

Christmas came early for Cloud Constellation, which scored $100 million in funding toward its dream of building a network of orbiting satellites to secure cloud data.

Masergy's Ray Watson: Customers Want Security but Pay for Performance
LRTV Interviews | 12/21/2018

Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology at Masergy, discusses the challenge of securing virtualized telco infrastructure and weighs in on how to handle corporate hacks as well.

Charter Invests in Online Gaming Startup
News Analysis | 12/19/2018

MSO forms partnership with Blade, the company behind a cloud-based computer gaming platform called Shadow.

Cisco Sees Optics Innovation, Manufacturing Automation in Luxtera
News Analysis | 12/18/2018

Why spend more than $600M on a company that makes optical transceivers? It wasn't just one product, but an entire automated manufacturing process that may help Cisco stay ahead of future bandwidth bottlenecks.

Oracle's Ellison: No 'Normal Person' Would Move From Us to Amazon
News Analysis | 12/18/2018

Even Amazon, with all its resources, is having difficulty with the transition, says Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison. Give that man a microphone and he trashes AWS, every time.

How Long Will Oracle Just Tread Water?
News Analysis | 12/18/2018

While Oracle's revenue and cloud growth is nearly flat, despite a booming cloud market, its application growth is 'spectacular' and cloud database is poised to take off, the company says.

Google Splashes $1B on New York Expansion
News Analysis | 12/17/2018

Google came to New York in 2000 with a one-person sales office operating out of a Starbucks.

Here's What VMware Paid for Kubernetes Startup Heptio
News Analysis | 12/17/2018

VMware paid a hefty premium over Heptio's funding to advance its open source containers strategy.

GE: Digital Transformation Gone Wrong
News Analysis | 12/17/2018

GE is spinning off its $1.2B industrial IoT business, and selling its majority stake in ServiceMax, as the floundering industrial giant looks to right the ship.

Orange Exec Talks Digital Innovation
LRTV Interviews | 12/17/2018

Orange's VP of Digital Innovation, Patrice Slupowski, talks to Light Reading's Iain Morris on the sidelines of our recent 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Lisbon about the potential for digital services, the use of open source code and the future of telco services.

Arista Extends Its Reach Into Containers
Column | 12/14/2018

Networking containerized environments is tough; Arista wants to help.

Apple to Build $1B Austin Campus & $10B Nationwide Data Center Expansion
News Analysis | 12/13/2018

Apple plans to spend $10 billion over five years on new data center facilities, as well as expanding its facilities in Austin, Seattle, San Diego and beyond.

Oracle: Legacy Customers Are Our Secret Weapon
News Analysis | 12/13/2018

Oracle debuts a hybrid platform as it looks to catch up from far behind in the cloud.

Cisco: 5G Transforms Data Center Networks
LRTV Interviews | 12/12/2018

Communications networking developments, such as IoT, edge computing and now the introduction of 5G services, has a "profound impact on the data center," says Ishmael Limkakeng, Cisco SVP data center business, who talked with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner.

Podcast: The Heat Is on Huawei
The Philter | 12/12/2018

If Huawei catches a 5G cold, how many operators around the world will suddenly feel a little sick and stay in bed? 'Tis the (flu) season for rampant, worldwide speculation on the Light Reading podcast.

Survey Says: Midsized Businesses Hyped on Digital Transformation
News Analysis | 12/11/2018

Survey sponsored by CenturyLink shows they are enthusiastic about its benefits even if almost half of them have yet to start the process.

Google Extending Managed Kubernetes With Istio Support
News Analysis | 12/11/2018

Google is launching beta support for Istio, the open source software for managing communications between Kubernetes containers, in its Google Kubernetes Engine.

Cisco: Fast-Evolving Enterprise Networks Create 'Huge' Telco Opportunities
LRTV Interviews | 12/11/2018

Until recently, enterprise networks could remain static for years, but now new devices and the cloud require rapid evolution, creating service provider opportunities, says Scott Harrell, Cisco enterprise networking business lead.

VMware Climbs On the Istio Train for Kubernetes Management
News Analysis | 12/10/2018

Updates NSX to manage and secure containerized, microservices native cloud apps anywhere.

PCCW Global on the Need to Monetize the Edge
LRTV Interviews | 12/10/2018

On the sidelines of Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Lisbon, PCCW Global's Shahar Steiff talks about the key challenges facing network operators as they figure out their edge computing strategies.

Cisco: Here's How 5G Accelerates Service Provider Opportunities
LRTV Interviews | 12/10/2018

Michael Glickman, SVP of Cisco's service provider business, talks with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner about the range of opportunities for service providers -- and Cisco -- to reinvent their business.

Red Hat Simplifies Kubernetes on AWS, Cuts Prices
News Analysis | 12/7/2018

Users can bring their own AWS accounts to reduce hassles deploying OpenShift Direct in the public clouds, and enjoy price cuts starting at 25%.

IBM Sells Off Notes & Other Software You Barely Remember for $1.8B
News Analysis | 12/6/2018

IBM bought Lotus Notes to help turn around its company culture; now it's looking to Red Hat for the same.

Here's How CenturyLink Is Cutting Capex
News Analysis | 12/6/2018

'Robust' spending scrutiny combined with synergies from its Level 3 merger is helping CenturyLink significantly reduce capital expenditure, its CFO says.

Inside Secure Puts Up $143M for Verimatrix
News Analysis | 12/5/2018

Deal brings consolidation to the video and entertainment security market and a combined company that is eyeing opportunities in the IoT and connected cars.

ADVA Moves In on Small Cell Backhaul
News Analysis | 12/5/2018

New tinier gateway is hardened for deployment on street furniture to provide backhaul for small cells, WiFi hotspots that will blossom with 5G densification, smart cities and more.

Kubernetes Security Flaw Is a 'Really Big Deal' – Patch Now
News Analysis | 12/5/2018

Attackers can take over any node running vulnerable Kubernetes version, turning it into a 'zombie sock puppet.'

Verizon's Vestberg Mum on 2019 Capex but Ebullient on 5G Prospects
News Analysis | 12/4/2018

Verizon CEO doesn't want to name a 'killer app' for 5G, but he has a few ideas.

How BT Delivers Services at Scale
LRTV Interviews | 12/4/2018

Rich Oliver, BT's head of IT and managed services, talks with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner about delivering services at scale by leveraging repeatable use cases and complete packages, rather than individual technology.

Golly! Linux Code Patched to Replace F-Bombs in Comments With 'Hugs'
News Analysis | 12/4/2018

Developers complain about gosh-darn censorship.

5 Ways AWS Is Reinventing Itself
Column | 12/4/2018

AWS is transforming to reach beyond its hardcore developer base, says analyst Zeus Kerravala.

SMB Mobility: Cable's Next Big Chance?
LRTV Interviews | 12/3/2018

In this video interview, Independence Research's Matt Davis examines the potential for cable operators to deliver mobile services to small-to-midsized businesses.

Cisco's Security GM: Managed Security Services Are a Big Telco Opportunity
LRTV Interviews | 12/3/2018

Cisco security head Gee Rittenhouse talks with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner about how network operators can use AI, machine learning, blockchain and other emerging technologies to protect against threats.

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