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Mavenir on RCS Cloud Platform & Multi-ID
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 7/10/2017

Guillaume Le Mener, head of marketing and corporate development at Mavenir, discussed RCS and the recent launch of Multi-ID.

Microsoft's Azure Stack Creeps Closer to Release
Scott Ferguson | 7/10/2017

With help from Lenovo, HPE and Dell EMC, Microsoft is moving its Azure Stack to availability.

Cox Aims for 'Gig for All' by 2020
News Analysis | 7/10/2017

Using a revised gigabit roadmap, Cox plans to reach 99% of its subscribers with gigabit broadband by the end of 2019.

New Cable JV Targets DAA Market
News Analysis | 7/10/2017

Joint venture between Teleste and Antronix will bring a major European cable vendor to North America to pitch Remote PHY, Fiber Deep and related products to US and Canadian MSOs.

Challenges on the Road to C-RAN Adoption
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/10/2017

The 'cloudification' phase ain't no walk in the park.

CIOs: Cloud Talent Is Closer Than You Think
News Analysis | 7/10/2017

CIOs are always worried about hiring the right talent. However, there are plenty of talented employees already on staff. It's only a matter of spotting them.

Eurobites: BT Calls in McKinsey to Stop the Rot
News Analysis | 7/10/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cattaneo considers his options; Etisalat doubles down on IoT; BT and KPMG on cybersecurity.

Microsoft, HPE Partner on Azure Stack Expansion
Scott Ferguson | 7/10/2017

HPE is using its Cloud28 channel program to expand its reach into the cloud, and is now partnering with Microsoft to increase the use of the software giant's Azure Stack platform.

9 Most Overhyped or Under-Appreciated Cloud Technologies
Wagner’s Ring | 7/10/2017

Some technologies are getting ridiculous praise, and others don't get enough love. Find out which are which in Enterprise Cloud News' latest special report.

Citrix Spins the CEO Wheel Again, as Tatarinov Departs
News Analysis | 7/10/2017

Kirill Tatarinov lasted 18 months, but he's now out, with David Henshall becoming Citrix's fourth CEO in two years.

Microsoft Changes CIOs in March to Cloud
Wagner’s Ring | 7/9/2017

Longtime Microsoft vet Kurt DelBene is taking the reins from Jim DuBois, following the layoff of thousands of salespeople as part of Microsoft's cloud strategy.

Gigabit LTE Comes to China, Going Global
Column | 7/7/2017

Gigabit LTE is a must-have, not a gimmick, for operators around the globe.

India's Airtel, Tata Explore Mega Merger – Reports
News Analysis | 7/7/2017

There are rumors of yet another mega merger in India's telecom market as consolidation continues to sweep the industry.

Qualcomm Wants Hometown 3.5GHz Tests
News Analysis | 7/7/2017

Qualcomm pushing on with 3.5GHz tests, ahead of anticipated CBRS-compatible phones.

Verizon to FCC: Don't Treat OTT Like Cable
News Analysis | 7/7/2017

Verizon revisits an old FCC proposed rulemaking on how to define (and regulate) online video distributors.

C Spire Launches Boxless TV Service
News Analysis | 7/7/2017

The Mississippi-based operator has launched its new streaming video service designed to target multi-screen usage.

Cisco's 'Network Intuitive': A Risky Transition
Wagner’s Ring | 7/7/2017

Cisco's vision of fully automated networks is a necessary step, but it's a bold one, and the vendor may have a tough time bringing customers along.

Unnecessary Photo of a Live Piglet Eating at a Restaurant Table
Wagner’s Ring | 7/7/2017

The best email we've ever gotten at Enterprise Cloud News.

Eurobites: 'Stream-Ripping' Sounds Jarring Note for Record Labels & Music Services
News Analysis | 7/7/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: darkening skies at SoundCloud; BT extends dynamic ad insertion deal; Germany reels from latest cyber attack.

Europe's GDPR: Don't Get Lost in Translation
Column | 7/7/2017

What organizations can expect when becoming GDPR compliant and how they can effectively navigate it.

WiCipedia: VR's 'Man-Babies' & No Watershed Moments – Yet
WiCipedia | 7/7/2017

This week in our WiC roundup: Apologies don't create change but action does; women in virtual reality speak out; how media affects girls' career choices; and more.

Samsung Memory Biz to Fuel Profit Surge
News Analysis | 7/7/2017

South Korean manufacturer could soon overtake Intel as world's biggest chip company and generate more profits than Apple.

Qualcomm Seeks Ban on iPhone Imports
News Analysis | 7/7/2017

US chipmaker accuses Apple of infringing six patents and wants US authorities to ban imports of some iPhones.

AT&T Backs ONAP-Focused VC Fund
News Analysis | 7/6/2017

Company commits up to $200M to fund startups tackling the toughest challenges to advance global service provider transformation.

Global Capacity: Bandwidth Demand Driving Ethernet Growth
LRTV Interviews | 7/6/2017

Global Capacity's VP of Marketing Mary Stanhope talks about how the demand for bandwidth is changing the way service providers deliver broadband.

Mellanox Chip Shop Aims to Batter Broadcom With Next-Gen Ethernet Switch
News Analysis | 7/6/2017

Israeli semiconductor vendor is hoping to grab market share from archrival Broadcom with the launch of a next-generation chip for Ethernet switches.

Arista Suspends US Imports in Trade Dispute
News Analysis | 7/6/2017

Cisco wins this round: Arista has stopped importing switches to the US for now.

Arqiva: 5G FWA Can Shine in London
News Analysis | 7/6/2017

Arqiva telecom boss reckons 5G has a big role to play in London's most densely populated communities as an alternative to fixed-line broadband.

Microsoft Cutting Jobs in Shift to Cloud
Wagner’s Ring | 7/6/2017

The company is reportedly chopping 3,000 heads in sales, mostly in Europe, as cloud takes up more of its business.

Arista Barred From Importing Switches to US
Scott Ferguson | 7/6/2017

Arista's years-long fight with Cisco over patent infringement took another turn this week as the company announced it would not import some of switching products into the US to comply with an ITC ruling.

Dish, Amazon Talk Wireless Tie-Up – Report
News Analysis | 7/6/2017

Logistics, logistics, logistics. That's the watchword behind a new rumor that Amazon is discussing a potential partnership deal with Dish Network.

Who's Steering Vodafone's NFV Ship?
News Analysis | 7/6/2017

With Vodafone's head of network virtualization, David Amzallag, now departed, who's in charge of the operator's Ocean virtualization strategy? An import from Netcracker, Light Reading believes…

Programmer Secretly Automates Most of His Own Job – Is That Wrong?
Wagner’s Ring | 7/6/2017

He's secretly figured out how to do his full-time, 40-hour job in one to two hours per week, and wants to know if he's cheating his employer.

Intel Cutting Over 100 IoT Jobs
Scott Ferguson | 7/6/2017

Intel is reportedly cutting about 140 IoT jobs after canceling several projects earlier this year.

Eurobites: HMD Global Refocuses Nokia's Smartphone Brand With Zeiss Alliance
News Analysis | 7/6/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ETSI issues APIs for MEC (got that?); KPN strikes SIM deal with Tencent; UK mobile operators target the data-bingers; data mining, Estonia-style.

Hey Men of Silicon Valley, Stop Being Creepy!
Que Sera Sarah | 7/5/2017

How many more women have to come forward and public apologies issued before we can just agree that now is the time to stop being creepy and start being decent human beings?

Where Internet TV Lost Its Way
MariNation | 7/5/2017

I want my GoT! (The modern-day version of I want my MTV!)

DT's Pan-Net Still at Start of the Marathon
News Analysis | 7/5/2017

Deutsche Telekom's pan-net transformation is slowly moving ahead, even if it still has a long way to go.

Consumer-Centric Services? It's About Time
Rewired | 7/5/2017

A quick trip in the Wilson way-back machine shows telecom operators have been at this a long time, maybe too long?

Cox Connects With 2 Smart Cities
News Analysis | 7/5/2017

With US Ignite and the NSF, Cox is helping fund technologies in Phoenix and San Diego.

Colt's Services Chief on Digital Delivery
LRTV Interviews | 7/5/2017

Rogier Bronsgeest, the chief customer experience officer (chief CEO!) at Colt, discusses the way in which the service provider interacts with its customers these days and his aggressive net promoter score (NPS) targets.

Open Source Is Like a Puppy, Says Platform9 CEO
Wagner’s Ring | 7/5/2017

Open source is appealing but it's a lot of work.

Eurobites: Ericsson's Chairman Falls on His Sword
News Analysis | 7/5/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia in antitrust probe over broadband rollout; Nokia swaps patents with Xiaomi; Telia Estonia says goodbye to PSTN through the medium of cake.

Evernote Founder Dreams of Digital Immortality
Wagner’s Ring | 7/5/2017

Stepan Pachikov sees the cloud note-taking app he created as a step in the direction of uploading all our memories to AI.

BT VP: Women Should Fill Security Talent Gap
Women in Comms Introduction Videos | 7/5/2017

By 2020 there will be six security jobs for every qualified worker, and Kate Kuehn, vice president of Security for BT in the Americas, says BT wants to encourage women to fill the shortage in jobs.

CityFibre to Raise £200M, Ramp Up FTTH Challenge to BT
News Analysis | 7/5/2017

Fiber operator unveils plans for a sale of shares and says it will use funds to build FTTH networks in up to ten UK cities.

Arqiva Bags Extra 28GHz UK License, Eyes 5G Launch
News Analysis | 7/4/2017

The mobile towers company has bought a 28GHz license covering London that could support the rollout of 5G-based fixed wireless access services.

Serverless Is Cheaper Than VMs, Containers – Report
Scott Ferguson | 7/4/2017

A new study from 451 Research finds that serverless computing can save enterprises more money than virtual machines and containers.

Verizon-Disney Rumor Dismissed by Analysts
News Analysis | 7/4/2017

Fun idea, but two Wall Street analysts are savaging it.

Eurobites: Nokia Teams With Telkom for G.fast Trial
News Analysis | 7/4/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia opts for Cisco kit in metro upgrade; Net Insight disappoints in Q2; Paris Court of Appeal backs regulator in Free-Orange costs dispute.

Colt Sales Exec on Services Trends
LRTV Interviews | 7/4/2017

Colt's sales director for enterprise, James Kershaw, sheds some light on the services currently in demand and how network upgrades are influencing customer demand.

Microsoft Reorg Targets Cloud & AI Sales
Scott Ferguson | 7/3/2017

A Microsoft reorg puts intensified priority on cloud computing and artificial intelligence, according to a report.

ADVA CEO: How We Can Capitalize on MRV Deal
News Analysis | 7/3/2017

ADVA's CEO Brian Protiva believes the acquisition of fellow optical and carrier Ethernet vendor MRV can deliver key Tier 1 accounts, upsell opportunities and immediate bottom-line gains.

AT&T Embracing Software-Defined Access
News Analysis | 7/3/2017

With a 'pivot' to XGS-PON comes a much broader look at how access itself can be virtualized for multivendor interoperability and flexibility.

Avi Lands a Role in Cisco's NFV Box
News Analysis | 7/3/2017

Avi lands a formal reseller deal with Cisco, giving the startup's virtual ADCs a shot at a larger audience.

AI Coming to Big Pharma
Scott Ferguson | 7/3/2017

GlaxoSmithKline recently signed a deal with AI startup Exscientia to see if artificial intelligence can make drug discovery more efficient.

ADVA Swoops for MRV in 'Strategic' $69M Bid
News Analysis | 7/3/2017

Optical giant ADVA aims to gather more customers outside Europe.

Telecom Argentina to Merge with Cablevisión – Report
News Analysis | 7/3/2017

Tie-up between telco and pay-TV giant would be able to provide quad-play services to Argentinian subscribers.

Eurobites: UK Govt. Broadband Boost Sounds Familiar
News Analysis | 7/3/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: IPO for Poland's Play; Keymile sells networks unit to ABB; MTS appoints new CMO.

RJio Slowdown Offers Hope to Airtel, Vodafone
News Analysis | 7/3/2017

The pace of subscriber growth at India's newest service provider has slowed down sharply.

How Colt Capitalized on SDN & NFV
LRTV Interviews | 7/3/2017

Mirko Voltolini, VP of technology and architecture at Colt, talks about how SDN and NFV have impacted network operations and service development.

Automatic for the Operations People
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/3/2017

Robotic process automation (RPA) combined with AI can significantly increase the scope for automation in telecom service operations.

College Professor Finds a Home in AT&T Labs
Mentor Monday | 7/3/2017

AT&T Labs Director DeDe Paul combines a knack for mathematics with people skills to help the carrier make business use of its piles and piles of network and customer data.

Avi Tightens Ties With Cisco
News Analysis | 7/3/2017

The virtual ADC vendor gets an official reseller deal with Cisco's NFV platform while also riding alongside the Tetration and ACI systems.

Virgin Media's Cable Expansion Lags Targets – Report
News Analysis | 7/3/2017

Shortfall at UK cable operator could have ramifications for parent company Liberty Global.

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