Aria believes its billing platform can help service providers and enterprises turn IoT traffic into revenues and a group of investors believe it can too.
Growing demand for virtual reality (VR) products and applications will present some attractive opportunities for communications service providers, but CSPs need to understand their potential role in the emerging VR sector to avoid chasing the wrong options.
Mellanox, Marvell and Applied Micro Circuits all used MWC as a platform to burnish their SDN/NFV bona fides with new products and new relationships.
Virtualization is critical to telecom's future but it could open up a new can of net neutrality worms – the time to talk about that is now.
AT&T's John Donovan made it pretty clear this week that white box networking is going to play a massive role in the next-generation networks of telecom operators.
Perseus tapped Plexxi software-programmable switches to provide agility, rapid service deployment, minimal security and reduced cost on a network spanning four continents in two hemispheres.
In the midst of Mobile World Congress, Chuck Robbins, CEO of Cisco, sat down with Light Reading for an in-depth and exclusive interview covering white box vendors, service creation, Cisco's partnership with Ericsson, IoT and the future of the telecom industry.
Cloud is finally ready, says Spotify VP engineering/infrastructure Nicholas Harteau.
What can business customers actually expect to see in terms of new cloud services from NFV and SDN implementations?
John Donovan, Chief Strategy Officer and Group President of AT&T Technology and Operations, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders at the Digital Operations Transformation Summit about the US operator's network evolution, the importance of white box networking and much more.
Acquisition immediately bulks up Verizon's fiber optic footprint both nationally and in major metro markets and will help densify its wireless network.
The fourth major release of the open source SDN controller focuses on high availability, stability, scale and performance.
Swedish vendor forms global alliance with cloud services giant, teams with Quanta to scale up its cloud hardware platform development and joins the Open Compute Project (OCP).
The networking giant plans a volume of announcements at Mobile World Congress that would strain the carrying capacity of a battlecruiser.
Arista's revenue and earnings were lifted up by demand for cloud from enterprise and hypercloud networks.
Mobile cloud startup Luminate Wireless adds Google, Qualcomm, Hewlett Packard Ventures and others to its list of investors.
New partnership, which is exclusive in the US, goes beyond flexible bandwidth to add centralized management, new features and cloud integration.
New unit emphasizing how NFV technology can be deployed today to generate new revenues and create new business opportunities.
The Chinese hypercloud provider is looking to SDN to provide scalability with quality of service for millions of users.
Improving flexibility and responsiveness with support for Mesosphere container management.
Cast your vote for the year's most inspiring woman in comms, female tech pioneer and female-led startup to watch, to be awarded at BCE's Leading Lights gala.
But it's sticking with enterprise cloud services.
BSS challenger AsiaInfo has ported its entire billing, analytics and CRM suite into Amazon's public cloud in the belief that the telco back office of the future will be run on a software-as-a-service model, even for Tier 1s.
But a tough economy made it a challenging quarter, said CEO Chuck Robbins on a quarterly earnings call.
Launching app development practice for networked, premises and cloud-based applications, including WebRTC, audio and video conferencing and more.
Telcos want to convert their legacy Central Offices to data centers, but there are environmental and business challenges to doing that.
Data center operator built out network largely for MSOs but is now expanding to the cloud and positioning itself for NFV and IoT.
The $1.4 billion acquisition is designed to help enterprises move from selling products to services – and Cisco wants to make the same change.
Jasper delivers a global, cloud-based IoT service platform for enterprises and service providers.
Judge Shaw rules in favor of Cisco over Arista regarding several patents in initial decision, ITC judgement and Presidential review to follow over the next 120 days.
Sources say BTI's optical technology is unremarkable, which helped Juniper get a low price.
UK fixed-line incumbent will have six business lines from April, it says, after reporting strong growth at its domestic broadband operation.
Equinix sees joining the fledgling OCP Telco Project as a way of ensuring vendor interoperability for emerging networking technologies.