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 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...
In its annual message to the industry, a defiant Huawei boasts of an annual sales increase of 21%.
How MEF's work impacts telco businesses, SD-WAN and digital transformation, from the perspectives of AT&T, PCCW and Verizon.
Cisco transformed its service provider business, fended off VMware and white box threats and beefed up network automation.
Thought leaders from AT&T, PCCW and Verizon Partner Solutions talk with MEF about their priorities for now and the coming year.
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.
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.
MSO forms partnership with Blade, the company behind a cloud-based computer gaming platform called Shadow.
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.
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.
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 came to New York in 2000 with a one-person sales office operating out of a Starbucks.
VMware paid a hefty premium over Heptio's funding to advance its open source containers strategy.
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'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.
Networking containerized environments is tough; Arista wants to help.
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 debuts a hybrid platform as it looks to catch up from far behind in the cloud.
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.
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 sponsored by CenturyLink shows they are enthusiastic about its benefits even if almost half of them have yet to start the process.
Google is launching beta support for Istio, the open source software for managing communications between Kubernetes containers, in its Google Kubernetes Engine.
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.
Updates NSX to manage and secure containerized, microservices native cloud apps anywhere.
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.
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.
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 bought Lotus Notes to help turn around its company culture; now it's looking to Red Hat for the same.
'Robust' spending scrutiny combined with synergies from its Level 3 merger is helping CenturyLink significantly reduce capital expenditure, its CFO says.
Deal brings consolidation to the video and entertainment security market and a combined company that is eyeing opportunities in the IoT and connected cars.
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.
Attackers can take over any node running vulnerable Kubernetes version, turning it into a 'zombie sock puppet.'
Verizon CEO doesn't want to name a 'killer app' for 5G, but he has a few ideas.
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.
Developers complain about gosh-darn censorship.
AWS is transforming to reach beyond its hardcore developer base, says analyst Zeus Kerravala.
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 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.