Network engineers are often musicians, says Ticketmaster principal architect Francis Arigo, and he demonstrated it by opening his keynote at Open Networking Summit with a song about the public cloud.
Company comes out of stealth mode with prototype compute platform for drones, light posts, gateways and more that promises security.
Ticketmaster looked to hybrid cloud to meet extreme demand bursts brought by its business model, says Ticketmaster principal architect Francis Arigo, who literally sang a song about the subject.
In their annual Investor Day conference, Arris executives extol opportunities in DOCSIS 3.1, CCAP, DAA, advanced WiFi, CBRS and other next-gen wireline and wireless gear while playing up more M&A prospects.
vRealize update lets cloud operators optimize to meet service-level agreements, maximize performance or save money.
Top management musical chairs leaves cloud and AI even more ascendant than it was before.
Solomon Hykes is stepping down to make room for an enterprise-focused CTO, after co-founding the container management company a decade ago.
E8 technology will become part of VMware's Workspace One platform.
Uber depends on its network to stay in business, and uses homegrown software and automation to keep it running optimally, says Justin Dustzadeh, Uber's head of global network and software platform.
Multiple open source initiatives are looking at what it takes to put clouds at the network edge.
Windstream has acquired CLEC MASS Communications in a $37.5 million all-cash deal.
Google debuts Stackdriver tools for application performance optimization, while reminding everyone that it pioneered hypercloud and microservices and invented Kubernetes, like Google was ever going to let us forget that.
Want to know how major players such as Verizon, CenturyLink, Telstra, Windstream, PCCW Global and EdgeConneX are advancing their process automation strategies? Then get yourself to the Automation Everywhere event in Dallas on April 4.
Oracle releases the next iteration of its autonomous cloud database as cloud revenue growth slows (but it's still growing fast).
Austin, Texas, is the place to be May 14-16 when Light Reading will host BCE 2018 and dig deep into automation, security, machine learning, the impact of open source, intent-based networking, 'the edge', SD-WAN, IoT and more... Join me at the Big Communications Event (BCE) -- for more information, click here.
Looking to raise up to $100 million to automate enterprise workflows and team collaborations.
Red Hat topped a $3 billion annual run rate in its fourth fiscal quarter, driven by cloud and digital transformation, the company says.
Pivotal and Dropbox don't have much in common, other than being two cloud IPOs linked together in time on Friday.
A ProPublica investigation alleges that IBM slashed its US workforce with cuts that fell more heavily on older workers and protected younger workers.
Stress ye not… The deadline for Leading Lights submissions has been edged out another two working days to Tuesday, March 27.
The retail sector will spend $3.4 billion this year on AI use cases, including automated customer service agents and more, according to a report from IDC.
Google says it introduced 20 security enhancements to both Google Cloud Platform and G Suite, with many focused on improved transparency and control.
MuleSoft provides a platform to integrate information across all channels, particularly legacy systems, which Salesforce sees as highly useful for enterprises to improve customer experience.
Salesforce will use MuleSoft to power the Salesforce Integration Cloud, allowing enterprises to use any data, regardless of where it resides, for personalized customer experiences.
Deal would extend Salesforce into API management.
The two companies are bringing AI and cloud to Apple devices.
Global electronics and energy company inks six-year deal for global SD-WAN linking 1,500 sites in 94 countries.
At Light Reading's Automation Everywhere event, CenturyLink's Kevin McBride will explain how automation is central to actualizing network virtualization during his keynote address.
With new migration tools, security and AI capabilities, IBM is looking to make up for lost time in multicloud.
The Enterprise Cloud News community is returning to Light Reading.
Ngena's global 'network of networks' solves a problem that the telecom vendors promised us would never exist. That doesn't mean its new service isn't a really good idea.
And it's still early days, notes CEO Mark Hurd; less than 15% of on-premises applications customers have begun migration to cloud.
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
Keeping applications on-premises, rather than going all-in on public cloud, will save enterprises money, claims John Roese, Dell EMC chief technology officer.
At OFC 2018, Ethernet Alliance Chairman John D'Ambrosia explains why he's brought not one, but two holy grails to the show, and what heroic deeds must be completed in order to obtain them.
Hyperscale providers are bigger, but enterprises have years of legacy systems they need to wrangle, says John Roese, Dell EMC chief technology officer.
Platform is designed to enable enterprises to build big data analytics apps that move easily between public and private clouds.
Buying Evident.io extends Palo Alto's portfolio with API-based security capabilities and compliance automation.
Google wants to win the hearts of enterprise IT for Chrome OS on the desktop, but it has a long way to go.
IBM Cloud gets a security and Kubernetes performance boost.
At Light Reading's Automation Everywhere event on April 4 in Dallas, Jim Fagan, director of Global Platforms for Telstra, will kick off the event with a keynote covering the Australian service provider's journey to network automation.
New SmartKey service for more convenient enterprise management of encryption keys is something they can leverage, says Equinix.
Atlassian moved its Jira and Confluence developer collaboration tools to Amazon Web Services.
The Japanese cloud service – biggest Internet portal in Japan – was looking to wrangle explosive network growth.
Web giant contributes seed code to new open source group within ONF that is redefining SDN and promising faster innovation and upgrades.
Ayraka's Passport service combines additional security with its built-in DDoS protection and IPsec encryption in its private network.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia targets the enterprise with SBC; the state of OTT video in MEA.
From its roots in industrial farm machinery and other equipment, John Deere has always looked for a technological edge. About 20 years ago, it was GPS and then 4G LTE. Now it's turning its attention to AI, machine learning and IoT.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Teléfonica and Huawei combine on VPNs for SMEs; Inmarsat cuts dividend to fund in-flight WiFi ambitions; Bosch and Siemens sign up to DT's smart home ecosystem.
If a major cloud platform, such as Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure, went down for days, the economic losses would be staggering, according to insurers' estimates. But how realistic is that?
Network operator plans significant push on unified communications and collaboration space, leveraging Level 3's enterprise base.
Cisco launched Cisco SD-WAN vAnalytics and Cisco Meraki Insight in an effort to deliver analytics and assurance to the WAN.
The new DC/OS 1.11 also adds multicloud and edge capabilities.
Cisco is expanding its intent-based networking platform to the WAN with Cisco SD-WAN vAnalytics and Cisco Meraki Insight.
VMware debuts tools for private managed clouds and Amazon Web Services, part of the vendor's push to hybrid cloud.
UCaaS company bidding to be single communication and collaboration platform for enterprises.
There are only a few weeks left to enter this year's Leading Lights awards, so don't delay!
Because at the end of the day, set-top revenue may be good, but margins stink.
Instance pricing models are confusing, but investing the time to learn about the options can save enterprises money.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: activist hedge fund fights Vivendi control of Telecom Italia; Orange reorganizes its top table; Ericsson combines with Saudi's STC on 5G.
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders recently visited the University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC) where Cisco's Tetration application is providing data center analytics, simplifying SDN, helping with cloud migration and overseeing white-list security policy.
Cisco automates security for bare metal, virtualized and containerized workloads running anywhere.
Two companies with history as industry disruptors come together into a more powerful challenge, says GTT CEO Rick Calder.
The world's got a need for infrastructure, reflected in growing hyperscale capex investment and overall server sales.
Apple uses archival Google's cloud services to power iCloud.