Swedish vendor racks up massive loss and says new profitability criteria in the managed services area will wipe 4% off revenues in 2019.
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.
The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) has had a successful first year, and its members are making their presence felt in Light Reading's Virtuapedia.
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Stickers, swingsets and sweeeet doughnuts: DockerCon 2017 in Austin was way too much fun.
This year's finalist list includes female founders, CEOs and women deeply entrenched in the technologies that are defining the future of communications.
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.
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.
Swedish operator reports impressive growth in sales and profits thanks partly to takeover activity.
China's operators are thriving in the consumer market for 4G services. Can they carry that success into new areas as 4G growth slows?
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.
The technical challenges of going wireless aren't small.
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.
Shifting intelligence deeper into the network and using dumber boxes will lead to service benefits for customers, says Orange CEO.
The company formerly known as the 'pure-play OpenStack company' now embraces Kubernetes – and a new slogan.
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.
Malware on IHG servers sent credit card info to stay with thieves.
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.
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 lost 307,000 postpaid customers in Q1, but says it is building out for the long term and stands by its 2017 capex projection.
Mobile operator uses PacketLogic virtual solution to identify user and application to deliver the right bandwidth in real time.
French incumbent will unleash a voice assistant called Djingo in early 2018. Could a similar offering from Deutsche Telekom be in the works?
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.
New packaged solution uses diverse access, including fixed broadband wireless, along with backup power, diverse routers and transport.
And AT&T tops the list.
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 is set to launch a banking service this July that will take advantage of artificial intelligence and other digital capabilities.
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.
Hits the enterprise software vendor on lock-in and portability.
Either we perform a complete 'factory reset' on the way the telecom industry creates and deploys virtualization, or we face the consequences.
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels unveiled several new developer features for company's public cloud at this week's AWS Summit in San Francisco.
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.
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 is acquiring cloud WiFi provider Xirrus in a deal that will bolster Riverbed's SD-WAN SteelConnect offering.
Docker is showing off a new service that helps businesses move old apps to containers in less than a week.
Oracle has acquired media analytics specialist Moat, which will add new capabilities to the company's Data Cloud offering.
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.
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 needs a lot of fiber for future 5G rollouts, which leads to the age-old question: build it or buy it?
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson virtualizes video processing; Swisscom promotes mobile multi-tasking; OBS goes into the fitting room.
New 5G study findings from the Finnish vendor could unintentionally fuel doubts about the 5G business case.
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.
Non-cloud legacy business down, cloud and other 'strategic imperatives' up - same song IBM sings every quarter since it seems like forever.
Lowell McAdam says cable merger no longer seems likely but is still open to other ideas – like a Comcast merger.
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.
New Docker projects let developers build their own Linux OS and customize their own container ecosystems.
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.
Towerco's latest takeover move shows it is banking on the growing appetite for small cell technologies with the rollout of 5G services.
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.
The open source cloud platform is losing momentum but is still useful, says Guido Appenzeller, VMware CTO for cloud and networking.
Untangling the tangled web of Comcast and Hulu.
Chinese equipment vendor reports strong growth in sales and profits as it moves on from a trade dispute with the US.
The FDA delivered a strongly worded warning to Abbott Labs about continuing vulnerabilities and defects in implantable devices.
Intel is stopping its funding of the OpenStack Innovation Center project, although Rackspace is vowing to continue developing the technology.
Check out Heavy Reading's upcoming report, 'How Virtualization Is Impacting the Test & Measurement Landscape.'
Oracle is looking to strengthen its container and microservices offerings with the acquisition of Wercker, a startup based in Amsterdam.
Verizon could top AT&T's offer for the future 5G spectrum holder.
AT&T's Sarah Obermayer covers best practices for operators to re-build analytics teams as the industry moves toward network virtualization.
The exchange operator is carefully tracking progress on open source to fuel massively scalable interconnections of the future.
The latest version of informitv's Multiscreen Index finds that pay-TV providers are still adding subscribers despite cord-cutting in the US.
Resisting the cloud and SaaS took power away from CIOs and IT. Here's how embracing the technology can help get it back.
Cost-cutting vs. business transformation is a false choice. That's where Google comes in - it says.
Learn about five women who are inspiring others through their success, business acumen, outreach and advocacy in the next-gen comms industry.
A peek at what Comcast could do with its new wireless spectrum assets.
Bezos advises companies on how to preserve 'Day 1' culture into maturity.
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.
Embrace the microservices! Comcast did, and its internal IT workings transformed in about a year, Pivotal says.
Recent data from Comscore finds that nearly three out of every four OTT homes in the US have Netflix - to no one's surprise.
Merger activity in India's telecom market leaves both service providers and their suppliers facing an uncertain future.
To succeed at virtualization, operators need to realize that standards bodies, open source initiatives and vendor ecosystems aren't going to help.
The semiconductor giant hopes a 5G-driven convergence between computing and communications will play into its hands.
T-Mobile claims low-band spectrum win will quadruple its 600MHz holdings and start to be switched on this year.
The attacks detailed in Wikipedia's Vault 7 release of CIA information have hit at least 40 targets since the information release.
There's only so much wireless spectrum to go around.
In an all-cash transaction, Windstream pays $227 million to add Broadview's UC capabilities to its business services.
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 is enjoying success with its recently launched Viu TV service.
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.
So that's awkward when they bump into each other in the coffee room.
The OS underlying Rancher's container management platform goes GA as a stripped-down Linux distribution with containers in mind.
The AT&T acquisition seems to suggest that Ma Bell will get deeper into fixed 5G services and more.
Ovum reports clear skies for Android, surprising success with RDK and ominous signs for Roku.
Managing apps on premises and across multiple public cloud platforms.
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.
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.
An update to HPE's IT Operations Management suites looks to offer DevOps teams more services through Docker containers.
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.
Broadband operator sends shockwaves through the market with plans to build its own mobile network.
Adding metrics monitoring for applications running with microservices in containers, either in the cloud or on-premises.
Altice starts IPO process as it nears 5 million customers in the US.
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 will work with telco partners on cloud services, as well as possibly launching its own public cloud platform.
Harmonization, minding the product gap, getting 5G right, mimicking Red Hat and praising the Linux Foundation's expanded role all make the list.
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.
There's a reason cloud DVR is so hard to get right.
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.
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 Partner Exchange creates tools to help VARs and others design and sell IoT services more quickly.
Chinese equipment giant is on the verge of a dramatic move into the public cloud market as it looks for new growth opportunities.
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.
B2B pickle player picks Plex to optimize its supply chain and manufacturing
Chipmaker goes on offensive just weeks after Apple sued it for $1 billion.
Huawei's David Wang talks about interoperability, Trump and innovation, and weighs up the key differences between telcos and OTT players.
Infoblox's latest appliance, Trinzic Flex, brings its traditional DNS, DHCP and more to SDN and NFV at carrier scale.
Open source provides the store chain with the tools it needs to weather a tough retail environment, a Target VP explains.
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.
Open Networking Summit presentation makes clear that AT&T's journey to differentiated services is one most operators will need to take.
With the acquisition, Microsoft gets expertise in container management and open source.
Deal gives AT&T 39GHz coverage across the US.
The first meeting of the FCC's Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee is scheduled for next week, and I'm not optimistic.
Let's hear it for the little guys...
New report from Think with Google finds that some teens are spending more time watching videos online than messaging.
Hong Kong operator aims to stay in the vanguard of next-generation mobile network activity.
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.
The company relies on open source to improve agility in the face of business difficulties.
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.
French media giant and Telecom Italia shareholder is bidding for greater control over the Italian operator.
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.
Growth of network consortia with open API frameworks will give rise to programmable peering with end-to-end visibility, Equinix CTO says.
Deutsche Telekom will start offering 4K Ultra HD channels as part of its Entertain TV service later this year,
A report from analytics firm Teradata finds that despite security concerns, cloud adoption is moving ahead at most enterprises.
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.
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.
New entrant Jio has put huge pressure on India's existing operators, but it faces growth challenges of its own.
In an update to the Pivotal Foundry Cloud, the company is offering expanded support for Microsoft Windows and .NET applications.
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.
But 5G smartphones will come with a 4G LTE connection always-on.
Comcast's new mobile service may be WiFi-first, but that only applies to data usage at launch, not traditional voice calls.
Once its acquisition of Comptel is complete, Nokia will hold a prime virtualized services orchestration relationship with Deutsche Telekom.
Operator also exploring pushing CORD closer to the network edge, says Srini Kalapala, VP of global technology and supplier strategy.
Former AT&T exec, now with Huawei, says vendor-specific solutions will be needed within open source frameworks for some time to come.
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 is calling it a content intelligence system, or the Verizon Media Xperience Studio.
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.
MWC 2017 underlined the fact that success in IoT can only be achieved if operators embrace virtualization.
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.
A new Upskill U series on Analytics starts Friday with a course on predictive analytics led by returning speaker Prof. Nick Feamster.
Four months after Microsoft closed its LinkedIn acquisition, the two organizations have decided good fences make good neighbors in the cloud.
Unlike the parrot in the Monty Python sketch, OpenStack is not dead.
The mobile industry's ambitions are taking flight with unmanned aerial vehicles.
Six years after a purchase by Intel, McAfee is once again a private company with a new focus and an old name.
YouTube is the latest to launch an online TV service, starting in five markets.
Newly converged open source MANO group quickly becoming poster child for Linux Foundation's harmonization efforts.
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.
At first glance, two recent announcements by Google and Amazon have little to do with each other, and yet there is a connection.
Blue Planet orchestrator prepared to contribute to and support new open source MANO effort.
Open source developments abound in the virtualization sector and much of it is revolving around the Linux Foundation, as Virtuapedia entries show.
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.
Jeni Panhorst from Intel's Network Platforms Group explains why you should embrace mentoring of all kinds.
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.
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.
German incumbent's new StreamOn service should help it fend off the mobile challenge from Vodafone, if regulators allow it.
At the Open Networking Summit, Nicira Cofounder Martin Casado reflects on the business lessons from the earliest days of SDN.
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 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.
The latest iteration of Google's SDN architecture looks to boost performance at the edge of the cloud.
AT&T and T-Mobile are gearing up to test services for the CBRS band.
AT&T's new white box switches bring a new range of exciting services while also posing a threat to traditional OEMs.
Google details technology used to speed up cloud performance at the network edge.
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.
One by one, SDN and network virtualization schemes have adapted to include containers. At ONS yesterday, it was Microsoft Azure's turn.
Another complicated financial transaction is putting new cable assets into the hands of cable kingpin John Malone.
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.
A Barefoot Networks chip and SnapRoute software found their way into AT&T's network in less than eight weeks.
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 is looking to boost inside sales productivity using its Einstein AI.
Filament uses its own variant of LoRa for industrial IoT.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad's Italian aspirations; Telenor targets IoT entrepreneurs; Deutsche Telekom promotes guilt-free mobile streaming.
Active real-time network topology is a hot topic as operators move ahead with software-defined networks and virtualized network functions.
Enterprise spending on artificial intelligence and cognitive computing is to increase nearly 60% compared to 2016.
Cisco SVP and GM of cloud collaboration talked about the latest Cisco Spark news at Enterprise Connect 2017.
Open source group claims to have a full next-gen networking stack in one collaborative environment with cohesive testing and deployment.
Global Capacity taps VeloCloud's cloud-based SD-WAN technology to expand its global enterprise networking portfolio with software-defined services.
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.
Two industry leaders tell the Open Networking Summit audience there are investment, culture change and harmonization problems to be solved.
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 is emerging as central to the new wireless network architecture, which will feature a more software-centric, software-configurable RAN.
The FCC has voted to drop its requirement that Charter extend broadband service to 1 million US households already served by another ISP.
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.
After much speculation, Oracle finally threw cold water on the rumors that it was chasing Accenture.
Besides its MVNO agreement with Verizon, what role will spectrum play in Comcast's upcoming mobile launch?
Merged structure, ahead of formal merger, will build on core ONOS and CORD platforms to enable range of SDN and cloud-native use cases.
CEO John Chen claims the company already owns half the 'infotainment' software market for automobiles.
Rackspace is expanding its managed services business to include what it calls professional services for companies investing in multi-cloud infrastructures.
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.
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.
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.