Networking is becoming as big or bigger than VMware's traditional compute business, executives say.
Faizel Lakhani has always said selling pipes is not the end game for service providers. With Guavus' AI technology and real-time analytics, he hopes to be the first to tell them what's next.
Customer demand for new services is driving carriers to cloud architectures.
Edward Fox, VP of Network Services for MetTel, says while MetTel has made strides in going cloud native at the application layer, challenges remain in scaling the "lower layer routing and switching functions."
Network automation can let your best people address your most challenging problems by freeing them from mundane network operations, says CenturyLink's James Feger at Light Reading's Big Communications Event.
There's still a lot of ambivalence from operators around edge computing, and the killer app for many of them is anything that helps deliver more bits for less money.
Now more than ever, our latest Hall of Fame inductees are changing every part of this industry, from the core infrastructure to the services in the cloud.
Oracle is threatening customers of its on-premises software with expensive audits in an effort to drive them to the cloud, according to a report on The Information.
Part of Adobe's effort to create an end-to-end system for e-commerce, going up against Salesforce and Oracle.
Working with Intel and SKT, AT&T has developed an open source project to make it easier to build, manage and update clouds.
Rackspace is getting into the enterprise transformation racket.
Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Phil Harvey sum up the whole show in five minutes. That's after we cut out the 75 minutes of food-and-coffee commentary.
Expands Rackspace's business from IaaS and PaaS into SaaS.
Cask Data develops an open source platform that helps enterprises deploy big data applications using Hadoop.
Cisco is putting a bad two years of financial results behind it, but service provider revenue is a dark spot.
White House says it's reducing bureaucracy.
Oracle will integrate DataScience.com into the Oracle Cloud Platform.
New offering will help enterprises get the most from managed Kubernetes in the multi-cloud.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson deploys machine learning for SoftBank; Italtel plays part in network automation; Elisa seeks AI-powered light-bulb moment.
Plexxi adds software-defined networking technology to complement compute and storage networking in HPE's hyperconverged infrastructure.
IBM and Cisco are working with Europe's largest port to reduce fuel consumption and other costs and improve safety.
For network admins used to wrangling on-premises networks, cloud networks are different animals to tame.
Find out which companies have landed the 2018 Leading Lights Awards.
Congratulations to AT&T's Anne Chow, CableLab's Dr. Jennifer Andreoli-Fang and Movandi's Maryam Rofougaran, our 2018 WiC Leading Lights winners.
Ensemble Connector now supports deploying software-based encryption at multiple endpoints, including public cloud sites and customer premises.
Ed Morche says the company will continue to invest in wireline infrastructure and focus on the best on-net service experience.
Enterprise container support, partnerships with Microsoft and IBM, and an alarming lack of baked goods and non-dairy coffee whiteners were highlights of Red Hat Summit.
Not just the usual partnership happy clappy – the deals are a big step to moving containers and Kubernetes into the enterprise.
The shortlist for the Company of the Year (Public) category features eight impressive contenders.
The IT solution provider for the travel industry uses Red Hat OpenShift for business agility and to avoid cloud lock-in.
PacketFabric and Netrolix represent a wave of new network operators able to leverage SDN and AI technologies to deliver services without long commitments or complicated contracts.
Red Hat is painting a target on Amazon on Google and streamlining application development, with support for serverless computing.
Cisco, Huawei Technologies, LiveAction, Nuage Networks, VeloCloud by VMWare and Versa Networks emerged as the top contenders for delivering the most innovative SD-WAN product/platform during the past year.
The hyperconverged infrastructure vendor is expanding into software-defined networking, database provisioning and multicloud cost controls and compliance.
Partnerships with two of the biggest public cloud providers strengthen Red Hat's hybrid cloud portfolio.
Veteran telecom exec will 'rebalance' the company to give more emphasis to the market for content, mobile backhaul and DCI.
Red Hat is enhancing automation for 'Day 2' operations on its OpenShift cloud platform, based on technology acquired with CoreOS in January.
Cloud Foundry users demand flexibility and interoperability, even where Cloud Foundry isn't the answer.
Amazon Web Services, Huawei Technologies, Nokia, Nordic Semiconductor and Verimatrix are transforming how we live and work.
AT&T, Telus, GTT and more made the shortlist for 'Most Innovative SD-WAN Service,' awarded to the company that has launched the most innovative SD-WAN service for enterprise and/or small or midsized corporate users during the past year.
$125 million will help Mesosphere stay cool as the multicloud orchestration market gets hotter and more competitive.
Canines conquer computer company's customer confab.
The service provider is deploying VMware's VeloCloud SD-WAN service across its 24-state market.
Four worthy women from the worlds of cable, the enterprise, data centers and B/OSS make our shortlist for the year's Most Inspiring Woman in Comms.
AT&T, Comcast, Orange and Telenet each bring something different to innovating in cloud services.
The envelope please...
Colt, Intelsat and Reliance Jio are the finalists for transformation strategy in 2018, for three very different efforts.
Accompany CEO Amy Chang replaces Rowan Trollope, who's leaving to become CEO of another company.
Organizations are going to multiple public cloud providers, as well as on-premises private cloud, to meet business needs, says Kip Compton, vice president of Cisco Cloud Platform and Solutions Group.
VMware fits recently acquired VeloCloud into a networking strategy that makes the data center one nexus for applications and data among many, stretching from the edge to the cloud.
Adds Kubernetes support to AppDynamics and CloudCenter to integrate orchestration of legacy and containerized applications.