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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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