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The Near Future Is Here
Slide Shows | 4/28/2017

Virtual reality, AI, drones and more.

Synchronoss Changes CEOs Again & Gets 3rd CFO of 2017
News Analysis | 4/28/2017

Replacing the top executives with company veterans.

Google's Pichai: Cloud's One of Our 'Biggest Bets'
News Analysis | 4/28/2017

Google executives talked up the cloud on its earnings call this week, though the company declined to provide specifics.

Pai Pleases Broadcasters With Dereg Pledge
News Analysis | 4/28/2017

In a speech at the NAB Show this week, new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai pledged to eliminate outdated media regulations and revise the media cross-ownership rules.

Thales Splashes $215M on Guavus for Analytics
News Analysis | 4/28/2017

Thales is looking to strengthen its analytics portfolio in aerospace, transport, space, security and defense, but Guavus will still serve its existing customer base of CSPs.

AWS Public Cloud Dominance Continues – Report
Scott Ferguson | 4/28/2017

Microsoft, Google, IBM, Alibaba and Oracle might have grown more in the first quarter of 2017, but AWS remains in a class by itself in the public cloud market.

Leading Lights 2017 Finalists: Most Innovative Enterprise/SMB Service
News Analysis | 4/28/2017

In a look at the shortlisted companies for the Most Innovative Enterprise/SMB Service award, check out three very different approaches to helping enterprises and SMBs be more efficient in communicating.

WiCipedia: BT Improves Ratio, Silicon Valley Realities & Girl Power
WiCipedia | 4/28/2017

This week in our WiC roundup: Russia and Thailand lead the way in women in tech numbers; BT tries to improve its ratio; girl power gets bloody; and more.

Eurobites: Ericsson Lands IoT Core Deal With SoftBank
News Analysis | 4/28/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Q3 revenues flat at Ireland's eir; BEREC plan lacks support; old-school taxi firms link arms against Uber and friends.

Intel Eyes an IoT & 5G Future
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

Intel's IoT up 11% as the chipmaker eyes future end-to-end 5G silicon.

Microsoft Wants Azure to Blur the Enterprise Edge
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

Azure doubles sales again in Q1, as officials play up their plans to blur the cloud/enterprise border with Azure Stack and SQL Server 2017.

AWS Sales Still Impress Even With Small Slowdown
Scott Ferguson | 4/27/2017

Amazon released its first-quarter financial results on April 27. Although AWS once again slowed a bit, the company's public cloud platform is still pulling in impressive amounts of money for the retail giant.

HPE Closes the Door on OpenSDN
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

The OpenSDN product line from ConteXtream gets end-of-lifed, continuing HPE's struggles in SDN and NFV.

Comcast Reaches for Xfinity & Beyond
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

Comcast preps to launch new smart-home app for Xfinity customers as it once again reports strong customer and revenue growth numbers in Q1.

GE Builds 'Digital Twins' for Industrial IoT
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

Collecting data from industrial devices to build digital models tests the limits of networking and cloud.

Nokia Turnaround Gathers Pace, Shares Rise
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

Finnish vendor reports margin improvements and stable sales at its mobile business despite difficult market conditions.

India Gets Its First MVNO
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

India has just gained its first mobile virtual network operator with the launch of services by Aerovoyce.

Cisco Ponders the Meaning of the Multicloud Market
Scott Ferguson | 4/27/2017

Changes in how enterprises and their IT departments are using the cloud has Cisco thinking about where multicloud is and where it's going.

Orange Doffs Beret to Spanish Biz for Q1 Growth
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

French operator hails growth in sales and earnings thanks to a strong performance in Spain and less pain at home.

Eurobites: Swisscom Commits to IP Timeline
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone and Proximus stay friends in Belgium and Luxembourg; UK government angered by Twitter data block; Sky's OTT service launches in Ireland.

Gap's Tech Motto: 'Change or Die'
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

As established retailers face a die-off, Gap Inc. looks to technology to survive and thrive.

Net Neutrality, Here We Go Again
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

The FCC is reopening the issue of net neutrality, and it looks like Republicans and Democrats are about to face off again.

Grande Goes Gig, Busts Bundle
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

Texas ISPs turn up gigabit Internet service in five markets, offering Internet only to the cord-cutting crowd.

Leading Lights 2017 Finalists: Outstanding Digital Enablement Vendor
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

The finalists in the Outstanding Digital Enablement Vendor category were selected because of their product innovation in next-generation OSS/BSS/analytics/digital commerce systems, proud investors and happy employees.

Verizon: Small Biz in Cybercrooks' Crosshairs
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

Annual security report shows 61% of attacks now target companies with fewer than 1000 employees, because they aren't secure.

Huawei Faces US Govt. Probe Into Cuba, Syria & More – Report
News Analysis | 4/26/2017

Probe appears similar to the ZTE probe, with the US looking into whether Huawei sold products using American components in Cuba, Iran, Sudan and Syria.

Could Trump Tax Cuts Cause a Capex Climb?
News Analysis | 4/26/2017

Trump's tax plan cuts the corporate tax rate from 35% to 15%, just like operators and vendors wanted.

Ericsson, Huawei incompatibility threatens NB-IoT – sources
News Analysis | 4/26/2017

Already threatened by a host of rival technologies, NB-IoT also faces an interoperability problem that could hinder its advancement.

Oracle Adds AI to Its Customer Experience Cloud
Scott Ferguson | 4/26/2017

Oracle is continuing to build out what it can offer in the cloud and it's adding artificial intelligence to its Customer Experience cloud.

Altice USA Preps for Home Hub Rollout
News Analysis | 4/26/2017

Speaking at NAB, Altice USA chief Dexter Goei discusses MSO's plans for deploying combination set-top, modem and router boxes in customer homes.

How Diversity Helps Comcast Mirror Its Customer Base
Women in Comms Introduction Videos | 4/26/2017

Diversity brings innovation, creative ideas and a way to reflect the broad spectrum of your customer base, Comcast Director of Customer Experience Jenelle Champlin says.

IBM Opens 4 More US-Based Data Centers
Scott Ferguson | 4/26/2017

IBM is opening data centers in Dallas and Washington DC as part of its cloud plans for 2017.

Bloomberg: Networking & Security Are Easy
News Analysis | 4/26/2017

Truman Boyes, head of networking for the Bloomberg office of the CTO, also isn't fond of firewalls or SNMP.

AT&T: TW Deal Will Light a Fire Under Video Biz
News Analysis | 4/26/2017

Video was not a highlight for AT&T in Q1.

Eurobites: EU Officials Raid Telenor & Tele2 Over Competition Concerns in Sweden
News Analysis | 4/26/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Q1 revenues slip at KPN; Virgin Media adds channels for expats; Orange agrees wage deal with unions; Netflix et al could face increased European content requirement.

Containers Vs. VMs: Where Should IT Pros Puts Their Money?
News Analysis | 4/26/2017

The rise of container technology has pushed virtual machines and hypervisors to the side. However, containers can't solve all your cloud problems. Here's what IT should know.

Telia's Sweden Cost Problem Threatens 2017 Targets
News Analysis | 4/26/2017

Swedish telco insists it will overcome its cost problems in subsequent quarters and sticks to its earnings guidance for the full year.

AT&T's Gig Economy Driven by Spectrum Obsession in 2017
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

AT&T focuses on spectrum growth as it misses Q1 revenue expectations.

Juniper Q1: Cloud Rises, Security Sags
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

Telecom and enterprise grew in Juniper's Q1, but cloud outshone them all, while security continued to underperform.

eBay Looks to Kubernetes to Bridge Dev & Ops
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

Kubernetes solves multiple technology problems for the company's private cloud.

Surprise! AT&T Markets 4G Advances as '5G Evolution'
Jonestown | 4/25/2017

Meet the new G, same as the old G!

Netflix Set to Enter China
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

Through a licensing deal with iQIYI in China, Netflix appears set to gain access to nearly 500 million potential new customers.

4 Fantastic OpenStack Lessons From Yahoo
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

Yahoo builds on OpenStack to deliver cloud infrastructure for services utilized by 1 billion users. Here's what the company has learned.

Did Verizon Outbid AT&T for Straight Path?
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

Verizon appears to want to lock AT&T out of the 5G spectrum grab with possible $1.8B bid for Straight Path.

Eurobites: BICS bags TeleSign for $230M
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: O2 IPO rumor resurfaces; Orange teams up with Facebook on accelerator program; Telekom Austria's Q1; CityFibre's full year.

Docker Users: Tales of Triumph & Woe
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

Mostly triumph. But Docker adoption isn't without its bumps, as speakers shared at DockerCon 2017 in Austin.

Cisco Jasper Eyes Mobile Management
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

Cisco Jasper is working with service providers to roll out a new mobile management platform called Control Center for Mobile Enterprise.

Cisco Jasper Brings IoT Management Knowhow to Mobile
Scott Ferguson | 4/25/2017

Cisco Jasper is expanding from IoT and connected cars into mobile management with a new platform called Control Center for Mobile Enterprise.

T-Mobile Says 600MHz Takes It Head-to-Head With 'Duopoly'
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

T-Mobile wants to cover 321 million people with 4G by year's end to whack AT&T & Verizon, and is already slaughtering Big Red in Q1 on subscriber adds.

Ericsson's Q1 Even Worse Than Feared
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

Swedish vendor racks up massive loss and says new profitability criteria in the managed services area will wipe 4% off revenues in 2019.

Utility Poles Pose Problems for 5G & More
News Analysis | 4/24/2017

New ideas surfaced at the FCC's first Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee meeting for solving the industry's pole attachment problem and accelerating broadband deployments.

First Year TIPs the Scale Toward Success
The Pediatrician | 4/24/2017

The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) has had a successful first year, and its members are making their presence felt in Light Reading's Virtuapedia.

Why Evernote Picked Google Cloud Over Amazon
News Analysis | 4/24/2017

The answer comes down to five little words.

Slideshow: DockerCon Descends on Austin
News Analysis | 4/24/2017

Stickers, swingsets and sweeeet doughnuts: DockerCon 2017 in Austin was way too much fun.

WiC Leading Lights Finalists 2017: Hedy Lamarr Award for Female Tech Pioneer of the Year
Que Sera Sarah | 4/24/2017

This year's finalist list includes female founders, CEOs and women deeply entrenched in the technologies that are defining the future of communications.

Eurobites: BT Claims Victimhood in Italian Accounting Case
News Analysis | 4/24/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom's six steps to the smart city; eir in TV sport play to mobile users; 3 has a bad weekend; more scary stuff about cybercrime.

New TV Standard Turns on Broadcasters
News Analysis | 4/24/2017

A new survey highlights the optimism among US broadcasters about the next-gen TV transmission standard, as well as their lack of knowledge and concerns about the new tech standard.

Tele2's Shares Soar on Strong Q1
News Analysis | 4/24/2017

Swedish operator reports impressive growth in sales and profits thanks partly to takeover activity.

China's Telcos Eye Life After 4G
News Analysis | 4/21/2017

China's operators are thriving in the consumer market for 4G services. Can they carry that success into new areas as 4G growth slows?

Storage Now Driving New Cloud Pricing Fight: Report
Scott Ferguson | 4/21/2017

Pressure from AWS, Microsoft, Google and IBM is starting to push the price of object storage down, creating a new wrinkle in the cloud pricing wars, according to a new report.

Cable-Powered Wireless Faces Tech Hurdles
Column | 4/21/2017

The technical challenges of going wireless aren't small.

Eurobites: T-Mobile Gets All-Clear on 'Data-Free' Music Streaming
News Analysis | 4/21/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Spotify renews deal with indie labels; Orange Belgium's Q1; Virgin gives it some Voom; Finland's epic coffee fail.

Orange to Bring Virtual LiveBox to France in 2018
News Analysis | 4/21/2017

Shifting intelligence deeper into the network and using dumber boxes will lead to service benefits for customers, says Orange CEO.

Mirantis Pivots as OpenStack Loses 'Wow Factor'
News Analysis | 4/21/2017

The company formerly known as the 'pure-play OpenStack company' now embraces Kubernetes – and a new slogan.

WiCipedia: Pinkification of Tech & Australia's Diversity Endeavor
WiCipedia | 4/21/2017

This week in our WiC roundup: Australia focuses on diversity needs; pinkification of tech discourages girls; Women in Comms' biggest event of the year is just around the corner; and more.

IHG Hack Hit Hospitality Guests in the Wallet
News Analysis | 4/20/2017

Malware on IHG servers sent credit card info to stay with thieves.

Pai Picks Up Deregulatory Pace
News Analysis | 4/20/2017

Under the leadership of its new Republican chairman, the FCC has approved broad deregulation of the business data market and effectively loosened limits on TV station ownership.

Verizon Ekes Out Fios Revenue Gains
News Analysis | 4/20/2017

Despite the loss of 13,000 video subscribers, the big US telco sees overall Fios revenues climb 4.7% on a year-over-year basis in Q1.

Verizon Fixates on 'Future' Network, as It Loses Subs, Revenue
News Analysis | 4/20/2017

Verizon lost 307,000 postpaid customers in Q1, but says it is building out for the long term and stands by its 2017 capex projection.

Vodafone Egypt Virtualizes Analytics With Procera
News Analysis | 4/20/2017

Mobile operator uses PacketLogic virtual solution to identify user and application to deliver the right bandwidth in real time.

Orange Adds Voice to Growing Chorus of Digital Assistants
News Analysis | 4/20/2017

French incumbent will unleash a voice assistant called Djingo in early 2018. Could a similar offering from Deutsche Telekom be in the works?

Special Report: Mergers, Acquisitions & IPOs Rocking the Cloud Market
Scott Ferguson | 4/20/2017

A series of mergers and acquisitions, along with several IPOs, have changed the cloud market in 2017. An Enterprise Cloud News special report helps you make sense of these changes.

Windstream Redefines Continuity for the Cloud
News Analysis | 4/20/2017

New packaged solution uses diverse access, including fixed broadband wireless, along with backup power, diverse routers and transport.

Cable, Telecoms Spend Millions to Fete Trump
News Analysis | 4/20/2017

And AT&T tops the list.

Emerson Looks to Secure HR Data in the Cloud
Scott Ferguson | 4/20/2017

With some 110,000 employees across the globe, Emerson's human resources department has a lot of data to secure. With cloud plans in place, the company believes the technology can offer a secure platform.

Orange Plans Bank Raid With AI, Digital Weapons
News Analysis | 4/20/2017

Orange is set to launch a banking service this July that will take advantage of artificial intelligence and other digital capabilities.

Eurobites: Orange Bank Is Open for Business
News Analysis | 4/20/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ofcom issues duct-and-pole proposals; KPN invests in smart home system; Sky revenue up, but profit down; Liquid Telecom links up with Intelsat.

Amazon's Jassy Throws Punches at Oracle
News Analysis | 4/19/2017

Hits the enterprise software vendor on lock-in and portability.

Time for a Telecom Reboot
From the Founder | 4/19/2017

Either we perform a complete 'factory reset' on the way the telecom industry creates and deploys virtualization, or we face the consequences.

AWS CTO Unleashes Torrent of Developer Features
Scott Ferguson | 4/19/2017

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels unveiled several new developer features for company's public cloud at this week's AWS Summit in San Francisco.

Unlicensed: It's What's Next for US Mobile Operators
News Analysis | 4/19/2017

The three largest mobile operators are eyeing unlicensed 3.5GHz and 5GHz bands to boost 4G capacity, as compatible devices start to come to market.

Three Ways for CSPs to Upgrade OSS/BSS
Column | 4/19/2017

As new ambitions demand next-gen support, IBB has identified three primary ways that CSPs can upgrade their OSS/BSS systems to deliver that support.

Riverbed Buys Xirrus to Bolster SD-WAN Offering
Scott Ferguson | 4/19/2017

Riverbed is acquiring cloud WiFi provider Xirrus in a deal that will bolster Riverbed's SD-WAN SteelConnect offering.

Docker Will Retrofit Old Enterprise Apps
News Analysis | 4/19/2017

Docker is showing off a new service that helps businesses move old apps to containers in less than a week.

Oracle Acquires Moat for Cloud Analytics
Scott Ferguson | 4/19/2017

Oracle has acquired media analytics specialist Moat, which will add new capabilities to the company's Data Cloud offering.

Calling All Women in Comms: Share Your Story!
Que Sera Sarah | 4/19/2017

Take our quick survey about the realities of being a woman in the next-gen communications industry. We want to hear your stories, experiences and impressions.

Ingenu Seeks Funding to Support Growth
News Analysis | 4/19/2017

IoT specialist changes its tune on fundraising in the face of growing demand and says tie-ups with cellular operators are in the pipeline.

Verizon's Fiber Spend Won't End With Corning
News Analysis | 4/19/2017

Verizon needs a lot of fiber for future 5G rollouts, which leads to the age-old question: build it or buy it?

Eurobites: Vivendi Fights Back After Italian Rebuff
News Analysis | 4/19/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson virtualizes video processing; Swisscom promotes mobile multi-tasking; OBS goes into the fitting room.

Nokia Gives 5G Hype a Good Dousing
Morris Lore | 4/19/2017

New 5G study findings from the Finnish vendor could unintentionally fuel doubts about the 5G business case.

Vodafone's Eubank on Sponsors, Mentors & Moving On Up
Women in Comms Introduction Videos | 4/19/2017

Vodafone America's Head of Operations Kimberly Eubank breaks down the difference between a sponsor and a mentor and shares why both made a big difference in her career.

Legacy Business Still Dragging IBM Down
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

Non-cloud legacy business down, cloud and other 'strategic imperatives' up - same song IBM sings every quarter since it seems like forever.

Verizon CEO Comments Feed Merger Frenzy
Rewired | 4/18/2017

Lowell McAdam says cable merger no longer seems likely but is still open to other ideas – like a Comcast merger.

Netflix Nears Big Milestones
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

With its latest subscriber gains, Netflix is approaching both the 100 million subscriber mark and the point where it will have more international customers than US customers for the first time.

Docker Wants You to Customize the Ecosystem
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

New Docker projects let developers build their own Linux OS and customize their own container ecosystems.

Eurobites: Nokia Tests 10G XGS-PON in Finland
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky and Virgin Media consider advertising tie-up; Telefonica uses Huawei's SOCs; Google placates Russians; UK cybersecurity failings.

Crown Castle Adds Fiber Muscle With $600M Wilcon Buy
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

Towerco's latest takeover move shows it is banking on the growing appetite for small cell technologies with the rollout of 5G services.

How Evernote Made the Transition to Google Cloud – Find Out Thursday
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

At Enterprise Cloud News's inaugural webinar, you can find out how the information service made the journey from its own data center to Google Cloud.

VMware Damns OpenStack With Faint Praise
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

The open source cloud platform is losing momentum but is still useful, says Guido Appenzeller, VMware CTO for cloud and networking.

Comcast Ready for Clash With Hulu
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

Untangling the tangled web of Comcast and Hulu.

ZTE Bounces Back in Q1 After US Trade Fine
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

Chinese equipment vendor reports strong growth in sales and profits as it moves on from a trade dispute with the US.

FDA Warns Abbott on IoT Vulnerability & More
News Analysis | 4/17/2017

The FDA delivered a strongly worded warning to Abbott Labs about continuing vulnerabilities and defects in implantable devices.

Intel Pulls Funding From OpenStack Development Group
Scott Ferguson | 4/17/2017

Intel is stopping its funding of the OpenStack Innovation Center project, although Rackspace is vowing to continue developing the technology.

Testapedia Taxonomy Will Feed Upcoming T&M Report
The Pediatrician | 4/17/2017

Check out Heavy Reading's upcoming report, 'How Virtualization Is Impacting the Test & Measurement Landscape.'

Oracle Acquires Container Specialist Wercker
Scott Ferguson | 4/17/2017

Oracle is looking to strengthen its container and microservices offerings with the acquisition of Wercker, a startup based in Amsterdam.

Report: Verizon Considering Bid for Straight Path
News Analysis | 4/17/2017

Verizon could top AT&T's offer for the future 5G spectrum holder.

Upskill U With AT&T on Building a Centralized Analytics Team
Kelsey's Grammar | 4/17/2017

AT&T's Sarah Obermayer covers best practices for operators to re-build analytics teams as the industry moves toward network virtualization.

Equinix CTO: Open Source Critical for Interconnection
News Analysis | 4/17/2017

The exchange operator is carefully tracking progress on open source to fuel massively scalable interconnections of the future.

Pay-TV Still Growing Globally
News Analysis | 4/17/2017

The latest version of informitv's Multiscreen Index finds that pay-TV providers are still adding subscribers despite cord-cutting in the US.

CIOs: Stop Worrying & Learn to Love the Cloud
News Analysis | 4/17/2017

Resisting the cloud and SaaS took power away from CIOs and IT. Here's how embracing the technology can help get it back.

How Google Is Challenging Amazon
News Analysis | 4/17/2017

Cost-cutting vs. business transformation is a false choice. That's where Google comes in - it says.

WiC 2017 Leading Lights Finalists: Most Inspiring Woman in Comms
Que Sera Sarah | 4/17/2017

Learn about five women who are inspiring others through their success, business acumen, outreach and advocacy in the next-gen comms industry.

Comcast Wins Spectrum – What's Next?
News Analysis | 4/14/2017

A peek at what Comcast could do with its new wireless spectrum assets.

Amazon's Bezos: 3 Keys to Business Success
News Analysis | 4/14/2017

Bezos advises companies on how to preserve 'Day 1' culture into maturity.

Enterprises Falling Behind in Transforming IT – Study
Scott Ferguson | 4/14/2017

The buzz is all about digital business transformation, but companies need to transform their underlying IT first. Many are falling off pace, according to a new study.

How Pivotal's PaaS Transformed Comcast
News Analysis | 4/14/2017

Embrace the microservices! Comcast did, and its internal IT workings transformed in about a year, Pivotal says.

Netflix Leads US OTT Video Market But...
News Analysis | 4/14/2017

Recent data from Comscore finds that nearly three out of every four OTT homes in the US have Netflix - to no one's surprise.

Indian M&A Could Spell Trouble for Vendors
News Analysis | 4/14/2017

Merger activity in India's telecom market leaves both service providers and their suppliers facing an uncertain future.

Why Isn't Virtualization Working?
Column | 4/14/2017

To succeed at virtualization, operators need to realize that standards bodies, open source initiatives and vendor ecosystems aren't going to help.

Intel Eyes Fab 5G Future, Not Another Mobile Mess
News Analysis | 4/13/2017

The semiconductor giant hopes a 5G-driven convergence between computing and communications will play into its hands.

T-Mobile, Dish & Comcast Big Winners in $19.8B 600MHz Auction
News Analysis | 4/13/2017

T-Mobile claims low-band spectrum win will quadruple its 600MHz holdings and start to be switched on this year.

Wikileaks Vault 7 Hacks Hit Dozens
News Analysis | 4/13/2017

The attacks detailed in Wikipedia's Vault 7 release of CIA information have hit at least 40 targets since the information release.

Cable Clashes With DOT Over Spectrum
News Analysis | 4/13/2017

There's only so much wireless spectrum to go around.

Windstream Buys UC Provider Broadview
News Analysis | 4/13/2017

In an all-cash transaction, Windstream pays $227 million to add Broadview's UC capabilities to its business services.

Canonical Founder Mark Shuttleworth Returns as CEO
Scott Ferguson | 4/13/2017

Mark Shuttleworth is returning to CEO of the Canonical, the company he founded, after current CEO Jane Silber announced her resignation. The company is focusing more on IoT and the cloud.

PCCW's Viu TV Racking Up the Numbers
News Analysis | 4/13/2017

PCCW is enjoying success with its recently launched Viu TV service.

Eurobites: Elisa, Nokia Test 5G on 3.5GHz Band
News Analysis | 4/13/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: WiFi on the buses in Barcelona; Virgin Media admits to Facebook shut-out; Vodafone argues with broadcasters in Germany.

Amazon's Cloud Honcho Gets Way More Pay Than His Boss
News Analysis | 4/13/2017

So that's awkward when they bump into each other in the coffee room.

Rancher Launches Tiny Linux Distro
News Analysis | 4/12/2017

The OS underlying Rancher's container management platform goes GA as a stripped-down Linux distribution with containers in mind.

AT&T & Straight Path: What's It All Mean for US 5G?
Jonestown | 4/12/2017

The AT&T acquisition seems to suggest that Ma Bell will get deeper into fixed 5G services and more.

Survey Says Future's Bright for Android TV
News Analysis | 4/12/2017

Ovum reports clear skies for Android, surprising success with RDK and ominous signs for Roku.

A10 Launches Multi-Cloud App Analytics
News Analysis | 4/12/2017

Managing apps on premises and across multiple public cloud platforms.

Oracle's Mark Hurd: Cloud Resistance Is Futile
Scott Ferguson | 4/12/2017

At a gathering of Oracle customers, CEO Mark Hurd stuck to his unrelenting message that the company's customers will migrate to its cloud, whether it's now or later.

Eurobites: IoT Startup Actility Raises $75M
News Analysis | 4/12/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone UK pushes roaming offer; Orange Egypt chooses Openet; KPN invests in telemedicine; Germany and Israel collaborate on cybersecurity.

HPE Looks to Fill Containers With DevOps Services
Scott Ferguson | 4/12/2017

An update to HPE's IT Operations Management suites looks to offer DevOps teams more services through Docker containers.

Tech Maverick Shares Her Tips for Gender Inclusivity
Women in Comms Introduction Videos | 4/12/2017

Wendy Hall Bohling, a corporate escapee, author and gender exclusivity consultant, tells her story of sexism, bias and progress along the road to gender equality in the workforce.

Australia's TPG Rattles Telstra With $1.4B Mobile Move
News Analysis | 4/12/2017

Broadband operator sends shockwaves through the market with plans to build its own mobile network.

VMware Buys Wavefront for Cloud App Management
News Analysis | 4/12/2017

Adding metrics monitoring for applications running with microservices in containers, either in the cloud or on-premises.

Altice's US Arm Files for IPO
News Analysis | 4/11/2017

Altice starts IPO process as it nears 5 million customers in the US.

SD-WAN Buzz Spills Into Reseller & Partner Space
News Analysis | 4/11/2017

Windstream Wholesale and Versa Networks are sensing new opportunities for SD-WAN in the reseller space, while VeloCloud kicked off a partner program for SD-WAN security.

Huawei Takes On AWS, Google in Public Cloud
Wagner’s Ring | 4/11/2017

Huawei will work with telco partners on cloud services, as well as possibly launching its own public cloud platform.

5 More Key Takeaways From ONS
Rewired | 4/11/2017

Harmonization, minding the product gap, getting 5G right, mimicking Red Hat and praising the Linux Foundation's expanded role all make the list.

Google Shares Gender-Blind Pay Policies
News Analysis | 4/11/2017

In response to Department of Labor allegations of an extreme gender pay gap at Google, the search giant shares the gender-blind methodology it uses to arrive at salaries.

YouTube Rains on Cloud DVR Parade
News Analysis | 4/11/2017

There's a reason cloud DVR is so hard to get right.

Hybrid Cloud Adoption: 5 Keys to Success
News Analysis | 4/11/2017

Enterprises are adopting the hybrid cloud model, but there are different ways to start on this path. Here are five keys to getting off to a successful start.

New IP Agency Plans Test for NFV Interoperability
Column | 4/11/2017

MANO in the NFV space will be put through its paces at Light Reading's fourth annual Big Communications Event in Austin next month.

AT&T Wholesale Makes IoT Push
News Analysis | 4/11/2017

AT&T Partner Exchange creates tools to help VARs and others design and sell IoT services more quickly.

Huawei Takes Aim at AWS, Google With Public Cloud Move
News Analysis | 4/11/2017

Chinese equipment giant is on the verge of a dramatic move into the public cloud market as it looks for new growth opportunities.

Eurobites: UK Broadband Customers Stung by 'Loyalty Penalties'
News Analysis | 4/11/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: disaster recovery in the cloud; Nokia does NG-PON with NBN; BT reinvents the customer experience; EE recruits.

Hausbeck Picks Cloud ERP for Perfect Pickle Production
News Analysis | 4/11/2017

B2B pickle player picks Plex to optimize its supply chain and manufacturing

Qualcomm Blasts Apple for Disrupting Deals in Legal Dispute
News Analysis | 4/11/2017

Chipmaker goes on offensive just weeks after Apple sued it for $1 billion.

CEO Chat With Huawei's David Wang
Between the CEOs | 4/11/2017

Huawei's David Wang talks about interoperability, Trump and innovation, and weighs up the key differences between telcos and OTT players.

Infoblox Serves SDN DNS to Carriers With Trinzic Flex
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

Infoblox's latest appliance, Trinzic Flex, brings its traditional DNS, DHCP and more to SDN and NFV at carrier scale.

Target: Open Source Leads to 'Tighter Control'
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

Open source provides the store chain with the tools it needs to weather a tough retail environment, a Target VP explains.

WiC Leading Lights: Meet the 2017 Finalists
Que Sera Sarah | 4/10/2017

Meet the 2017 finalists for Women in Comms' second-annual Leading Lights in the categories of Most Inspiring Woman in Comms and Female Tech Pioneer of the Year.

Indigo: A New Shade of AT&T
Rewired | 4/10/2017

Open Networking Summit presentation makes clear that AT&T's journey to differentiated services is one most operators will need to take.

Microsoft Buying Deis to Boost Containers & Kubernetes
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

With the acquisition, Microsoft gets expertise in container management and open source.

AT&T to Flash $1.6B for Straight Path 5G Spectrum
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

Deal gives AT&T 39GHz coverage across the US.

FCC Broadband Panel Starts on Shaky Ground
MariNation | 4/10/2017

The first meeting of the FCC's Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee is scheduled for next week, and I'm not optimistic.

Smaller Telcos Deserve Some Limelight
The Pediatrician | 4/10/2017

Let's hear it for the little guys...

Teens Turning to Online Video in Droves
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

New report from Think with Google finds that some teens are spending more time watching videos online than messaging.

Hutchison Expects 5G in Hong Kong by 2020
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

Hong Kong operator aims to stay in the vanguard of next-generation mobile network activity.

Eurobites: EU Gives Blessing to Fox-Sky Deal
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: major data breach at payday loans company; MTS trumpets onlines sales success; Nokia does IoT research Down Under.

Target Looks to Open Source to Hit Bullseye
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

The company relies on open source to improve agility in the face of business difficulties.

Dell Brings Cloud to the Edge With Modular Data Center
Lightreading Videos | 4/10/2017

Enterprise Cloud News caught up with Ty Schmitt, a Dell Fellow and executive director for Extreme Scale Infrastructure with Dell EMC, to find out how the cloud market is changing.

Vivendi CEO Eyes Chairman Job at Telecom Italia
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

French media giant and Telecom Italia shareholder is bidding for greater control over the Italian operator.

How Jill Sciarappo Landed in Intel's Driver's Seat
Mentor Monday | 4/10/2017

Jill Sciarappo has bounced all over Intel building a rewarding career that has ultimately led her to the driver's seat of the chipmaker's self-driving cars division.

Equinix Eyes New Peering Possibilities
News Analysis | 4/7/2017

Growth of network consortia with open API frameworks will give rise to programmable peering with end-to-end visibility, Equinix CTO says.

Deutsche Telekom Preps for 4K Launch
News Analysis | 4/7/2017

Deutsche Telekom will start offering 4K Ultra HD channels as part of its Entertain TV service later this year,

Security Concerns Not Slowing Cloud Adoption – Study
Scott Ferguson | 4/7/2017

A report from analytics firm Teradata finds that despite security concerns, cloud adoption is moving ahead at most enterprises.

Samsung Defies Setbacks, Sees Q1 Profits Surge
News Analysis | 4/7/2017

South Korean tech giant expects operating income to rise sharply in the first quarter, and the forthcoming S8 update bodes well for sales growth later in the year.

Eurobites: MEPs Tackle Trump on Data Privacy
News Analysis | 4/7/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: London's Square Mile signs public WiFi deal; Telenor sells shares in VEON; Spotify may go for direct listing; Virgin Media does Devon.

RJio to Come Under Pressure as India's Old Guard Fights Back
News Analysis | 4/7/2017

New entrant Jio has put huge pressure on India's existing operators, but it faces growth challenges of its own.

Pivotal Opens Windows to Its Cloud Platform
Scott Ferguson | 4/7/2017

In an update to the Pivotal Foundry Cloud, the company is offering expanded support for Microsoft Windows and .NET applications.

WiCipedia: Who Cares About Diversity? We Do
WiCipedia | 4/7/2017

This week in our WiC roundup: The happiest cities for women may not be the most profitable; men don't care much about diversity in tech; the healthy hackathon; and more.

Qualcomm: First 5G Smartphones Coming Mid-2019
News Analysis | 4/6/2017

But 5G smartphones will come with a 4G LTE connection always-on.

Xfinity Mobile Isn't a WiFi Phone Service
News Analysis | 4/6/2017

Comcast's new mobile service may be WiFi-first, but that only applies to data usage at launch, not traditional voice calls.

Nokia to Inherit Key Deutsche Telekom Orchestration Deal via Comptel
News Analysis | 4/6/2017

Once its acquisition of Comptel is complete, Nokia will hold a prime virtualized services orchestration relationship with Deutsche Telekom.

Verizon Weighing Open MANO Options
News Analysis | 4/6/2017

Operator also exploring pushing CORD closer to the network edge, says Srini Kalapala, VP of global technology and supplier strategy.

Chiosi: Open Source Necessary, Not Sufficient
News Analysis | 4/6/2017

Former AT&T exec, now with Huawei, says vendor-specific solutions will be needed within open source frameworks for some time to come.

AWS Tops in Public Cloud, but Azure Is Catching Up
Scott Ferguson | 4/6/2017

Amazon Web Services is still tops in the public cloud market, but a new survey says its losing some of its luster to Microsoft Azure and Google Public Cloud.

Verizon Adds Smarts to Digital Media Services
News Analysis | 4/6/2017

Verizon is calling it a content intelligence system, or the Verizon Media Xperience Studio.

Eurobites: Huawei Faces Device Sales Ban in UK
News Analysis | 4/6/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor Norway and Cisco Jasper link up on IoT; Telia Carrier adds PoP in Berlin; BICS gets into the Coriant Groove; Nokia lands 100G contract in Japan.

IoT & Virtualization Go Together Like a Horse & Carriage
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/6/2017

MWC 2017 underlined the fact that success in IoT can only be achieved if operators embrace virtualization.

Breaking Through Bias in Next-Gen Comms
Column | 4/6/2017

Take control of your career and confront stereotypes, overcome biases and achieve the full measure of success to which your talent, hard work and ambition entitle you.

Princeton Prof Upskills U on Predictive Analytics
Kelsey's Grammar | 4/6/2017

A new Upskill U series on Analytics starts Friday with a course on predictive analytics led by returning speaker Prof. Nick Feamster.

LinkedIn: No Plans to Move to Microsoft Azure
News Analysis | 4/6/2017

Four months after Microsoft closed its LinkedIn acquisition, the two organizations have decided good fences make good neighbors in the cloud.

Rackspace: OpenStack's Death Is #FakeNews
Wagner’s Ring | 4/6/2017

Unlike the parrot in the Monty Python sketch, OpenStack is not dead.

Mobile Industry Spies Opportunity in Drones
News Analysis | 4/6/2017

The mobile industry's ambitions are taking flight with unmanned aerial vehicles.

McAfee's Independence Day
News Analysis | 4/5/2017

Six years after a purchase by Intel, McAfee is once again a private company with a new focus and an old name.

YouTube TV Is Here... in 5 Markets
News Analysis | 4/5/2017

YouTube is the latest to launch an online TV service, starting in five markets.

ONAP Makes Splashy ONS Debut
News Analysis | 4/5/2017

Newly converged open source MANO group quickly becoming poster child for Linux Foundation's harmonization efforts.

Liberty Global Reveals Next-Gen Plans
News Analysis | 4/5/2017

In a rollicking fireside chat, Liberty Global CTO Balan Nair expounds on MSO's plans to roll out DOCSIS 3.1, DAA, Fiber, 5G and OTT.

Google, Amazon & the Video CDN Revolution
News Analysis | 4/5/2017

At first glance, two recent announcements by Google and Amazon have little to do with each other, and yet there is a connection.

Ciena Jumps on ONAP Bandwagon
News Analysis | 4/5/2017

Blue Planet orchestrator prepared to contribute to and support new open source MANO effort.

Open Source Is Still Pretty Cool
The Pediatrician | 4/5/2017

Open source developments abound in the virtualization sector and much of it is revolving around the Linux Foundation, as Virtuapedia entries show.

The Golden Understated Age of Infrastructure
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/5/2017

MWC17 will be remembered as the event in which server platforms have, almost without anyone noticing, attained a truly impressive performance curve that could never have been anticipated a decade ago.

Why Mentoring's a Must for Intel's Jeni Panhorst
Women in Comms Introduction Videos | 4/5/2017

Jeni Panhorst from Intel's Network Platforms Group explains why you should embrace mentoring of all kinds.

Eurobites: Telecom Italia Kicks Off Turin 5G Project With Live Network Trial
News Analysis | 4/5/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Spotify agrees deal with Universal Music; Telia expands global backbone in US; Kontron works with Lufthansa on in-flight connectivity.

AppDynamics Wants to Buddy With Developers
Scott Ferguson | 4/5/2017

In its first large release since the acquisition, AppDynamics is turning its attention to developers and how its technology can make DevOps work in the enterprise.

DT Risks Net Neutrality Backlash With 'Unlimited' Plans
News Analysis | 4/5/2017

German incumbent's new StreamOn service should help it fend off the mobile challenge from Vodafone, if regulators allow it.

What Martin Casado Learned From His SDN Years
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

At the Open Networking Summit, Nicira Cofounder Martin Casado reflects on the business lessons from the earliest days of SDN.

The Value of SDN-Based IP & Optical Integration
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/4/2017

IP and optical integration has a long history, but years of product announcements and demonstrations did not materialize in major commercial deployments -- until now.

OVH Looks to Invade US, Buys VMware vCloud Air
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

OVH is a big deal as a global cloud provider, and hopes buying VMware's vCloud Air assets will drive business in the US, where it's relatively unknown.

Google Caffeinates Cloud With Espresso
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

The latest iteration of Google's SDN architecture looks to boost performance at the edge of the cloud.

US Interest Grows in 3.5GHz Wireless Broadband
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

AT&T and T-Mobile are gearing up to test services for the CBRS band.

AT&T White Box a Disruptive Force
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

AT&T's new white box switches bring a new range of exciting services while also posing a threat to traditional OEMs.

Google Espresso: A Shot at Amazon Cloud
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

Google details technology used to speed up cloud performance at the network edge.

Iliad's Italian Odyssey May Be a Hard Slog
Morris Lore | 4/4/2017

Iliad reportedly wants to grab a quarter of Italy's mobile market, but the strategy it employed to devastating effect in France is unlikely to bear the same fruit.

Microsoft Azure Catches Up With Container Networking
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

One by one, SDN and network virtualization schemes have adapted to include containers. At ONS yesterday, it was Microsoft Azure's turn.

Malone Cable Empire Expands to Alaska
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

Another complicated financial transaction is putting new cable assets into the hands of cable kingpin John Malone.

Equal Pay Day: Time to Get Paychecks in Check
Que Sera Sarah | 4/4/2017

Today is Equal Pay Day, the day the average woman would have to work up to in 2017 to make the same amount men made in 2016.

AT&T Gives White Box Switches a Chance
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

A Barefoot Networks chip and SnapRoute software found their way into AT&T's network in less than eight weeks.

Can Mexico's Wholesale 4G Plan Defy the Odds?
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

The government-backed plan to build a nationwide wholesale 4G network has now settled on its infrastructure suppliers, but the road ahead for it could be long and tortuous.

Salesforce Gives Inside Sales an Einstein Injection
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

Salesforce is looking to boost inside sales productivity using its Einstein AI.

Verizon & Friends Light Up Filament With $15M
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

Filament uses its own variant of LoRa for industrial IoT.

Eurobites: CityFibre Soars Following Hint of Potential Sale
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad's Italian aspirations; Telenor targets IoT entrepreneurs; Deutsche Telekom promotes guilt-free mobile streaming.

Real-Time Network & Service Mapping: Why Wait for NFV?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/4/2017

Active real-time network topology is a hot topic as operators move ahead with software-defined networks and virtualized network functions.

AI, Cognitive Spending Soaring to $12.5B in 2017
Scott Ferguson | 4/4/2017

Enterprise spending on artificial intelligence and cognitive computing is to increase nearly 60% compared to 2016.

Cisco's Meggers Talks Secure Cloud Collaboration
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

Cisco SVP and GM of cloud collaboration talked about the latest Cisco Spark news at Enterprise Connect 2017.

OPNFV's Danube Dubbed 'Milestone' Release
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

Open source group claims to have a full next-gen networking stack in one collaborative environment with cohesive testing and deployment.

Global Capacity Takes 'Holistic Approach' to SD-WAN
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

Global Capacity taps VeloCloud's cloud-based SD-WAN technology to expand its global enterprise networking portfolio with software-defined services.

Tackling NFV's Interoperability Challenges
Column | 4/4/2017

Ken Presti explains why the work of New IP Agency (NIA) is more important than ever – and why he feels privileged to be its new director.

Open Source Boom Not Without Challenges
News Analysis | 4/3/2017

Two industry leaders tell the Open Networking Summit audience there are investment, culture change and harmonization problems to be solved.

Trump Administration Targets H-1B Visa Fraud
Scott Ferguson | 4/3/2017

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services, along with the Justice Department, have issued new warnings for companies looking to use the H-1B visa program to hire foreign workers this year.

Cloud RAN & Next-Gen Wireless Access
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/3/2017

Cloud RAN is emerging as central to the new wireless network architecture, which will feature a more software-centric, software-configurable RAN.

FCC Relaxes Charter Overbuild Order
News Analysis | 4/3/2017

The FCC has voted to drop its requirement that Charter extend broadband service to 1 million US households already served by another ISP.

HPE Spins Services, Cuts Outlook
News Analysis | 4/3/2017

HPE completed the spinoff of its Enterprise Services business and merged it with Computer Sciences Corporation to create CDX Technology, while adjusting outlook downward to reflect the change.

Oracle: Thanks, but No Thanks on Accenture Deal
Scott Ferguson | 4/3/2017

After much speculation, Oracle finally threw cold water on the rumors that it was chasing Accenture.

New Comcast Wireless Details Drop This Week
News Analysis | 4/3/2017

Besides its MVNO agreement with Verizon, what role will spectrum play in Comcast's upcoming mobile launch?

ONF/ON.Lab Combo Showcases SDN Innovation
News Analysis | 4/3/2017

Merged structure, ahead of formal merger, will build on core ONOS and CORD platforms to enable range of SDN and cloud-native use cases.

BlackBerry Hopes for Growth From Connected Cars
News Analysis | 4/3/2017

CEO John Chen claims the company already owns half the 'infotainment' software market for automobiles.

Rackspace Sees Big Bucks in Pro Services
Scott Ferguson | 4/3/2017

Rackspace is expanding its managed services business to include what it calls professional services for companies investing in multi-cloud infrastructures.

Eurobites: Imagination Rocked by Apple Shut-Out
News Analysis | 4/3/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia ties up Comptel deal; Telenor's Daxcom boosts enterprise comms credentials with Mitel; Lycamobile in tax probe; Ericsson demos 5G in Indonesia.

Cisco Faces Up to Public Cloud Threat
News Analysis | 4/3/2017

If enterprises move to the cloud, they require less on-premises equipment, which is a problem for Cisco and its competitors. But Cisco has a plan.

Skillsoft Puts Women in Action to Improve Culture
Mentor Monday | 4/3/2017

Tara O'Sullivan, chief creative officer of the e-learning company Skillsoft, offers insight into how companies can improve their cultures and why both women and men must play a role.

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