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Cato SASE cloud protects against urgent exploits identified by CISA
News Wire Feed | 11/17/2021

With this week's CISA deadline, Cato has already updated its IPS-as-a-Service in the Cato SASE Cloud to protect against key exploits on third-party network and security infrastructure.

OpenVault takes aim at 'speed clipping'
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2021

Says a major Latin America regional carrier has signed on to use a new system that can detect when broadband subscribers encroach on speed tier limits.

Juniper Networks extends AI-driven support to entire Junos portfolio
News Wire Feed | 11/3/2021

Juniper Networks announced a new support solution driven by artificial intelligence that delivers visibility and insights across its entire Junos portfolio.

VMware's spin-off from Dell Technologies completed
News Wire Feed | 11/2/2021

The spin-off from Dell Technologies provides VMware increased freedom to execute its multi-cloud strategy, a simplified capital structure and governance model and additional operational and financial flexibility.

Prosimo Delivers autonomous multi-cloud networking service
News Wire Feed | 10/22/2021

The latest release of App-Transit builds on our four core capabilities that simplify multi-cloud networking — Transit, Application Performance, Secure Access and Observability — and serves as a springboard to deliver autonomous multi-cloud networking.

CSG launches 'Xponent' to drive customer engagements
News Wire Feed | 10/19/2021

Company says unified, cloud-powered 'engagement hub' takes advantage of holistic customer and uses AI and machine learning techniques.

Nokia passes control to CSPs to deploy applications on its broadband devices
News Wire Feed | 10/13/2021

Nokia introduces application containers enabling communication service providers (CSPs) to easily install applications on customer premise equipment.

Colt's IP access service chosen by Wasabi for its first data center in APAC
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2021

Colt Technology Services is providing connectivity for Wasabi Technologies' new data center in Japan – the company's first data center in the APAC region.

Pluribus Networks secures $20M investment
News Wire Feed | 10/7/2021

The financing will be used to bolster R&D for multiple new product initiatives along with sales and marketing resources that will further accelerate the company's penetration into the distributed cloud market, while supporting expansion into adjacent sectors.

Telstra provides direct connection to Microsoft Azure Peering Service and Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams
News Wire Feed | 10/6/2021

Today's announcement builds on the long-standing relationship between Telstra and Microsoft to help enhance connectivity to Microsoft cloud services and provide an integrated calling experience via Teams.

VMware launches Cross-Cloud services for multi-cloud management
News Wire Feed | 10/5/2021

VMware Cross-Cloud services expands the capabilities of VMware's product portfolio for a multi-cloud world and will allow customers to pick and choose the services needed on the desired cloud to meet evolving business demands.

OpenVault locks down investments from set of cable operator partners
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2021

Network data analytics company says Service Electric Cablevision, Service Electric Cable TV & Communications and Blue Ridge Communications have made investments to fuel growth.

T-Mobile to offer Google's cloud storage
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2021

T-Mobile said its customers can now sign up for 500GB of storage for just $5 a month via Google One cloud storage.

VMware gets a new CTO
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2021

VMware announced that Kit Colbert will be the company's new chief technology officer (CTO).

Rafay Systems scores $25M for Kubernetes Operations
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2021

Rafay Systems said it received $25 million in a Series B funding round led by ForgePoint Capital.

Verizon virtualizes RAN with Samsung, Intel and Wind River
News Wire Feed | 8/26/2021

Verizon said it successfully conducted a virtualized 5G data session with vendors Samsung, Intel and Wind River.

Lumen pairs edge computing with private cloud
News Wire Feed | 8/19/2021

Lumen said it is now offering its Edge Private Cloud, which the company said provides 'pre-built infrastructure for high performance private computing connected to a global fiber network.'

Boingo touts private CBRS network for Chicago O'Hare with AWS
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2021

Boingo said it worked with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to build a private wireless network in CBRS spectrum for Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

ATX CEO Dan Whalen joins Harmonic's board
News Wire Feed | 8/5/2021

Whalen is also late of Adtran, Cisco and Bell Atlantic.

Marvell is buying Innovium for $1.1B in stock
News Wire Feed | 8/3/2021

The deal is expected give Marvell $150M in incremental revenue in fiscal 2023 and beef up its Ethernet switching chip portfolio.

Bell Canada inks deal for Google Cloud
News Wire Feed | 7/15/2021

Bell Canada said it will put some of its operations into Google Cloud.

Blues Wireless nabs $22M in venture funding
News Wire Feed | 7/12/2021

Sequoia Capital led the $22 million Series A round of funding into startup Blues Wireless.

Lumen Technologies taps Microsoft for enterprise application delivery
News Wire Feed | 7/7/2021

Long-term relationship will power businesses to build, manage and scale applications across highly distributed environments.

AT&T, Google Cloud expand edge computing deal
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2021

AT&T said it expanded its previously established agreement with Google Cloud to cover applications for sectors including healthcare and retail.

Light Reading's Leading Lights Awards Deadline Extended to July 10
News Wire Feed | 7/1/2021

Nominations for the telecom industry's most prestigious awards program will now close at midnight on July 10.

Ericsson puts its 5G on Google's Anthos
News Wire Feed | 6/29/2021

Ericsson and Google said they would team to run Ericsson's software inside of Google Cloud.

India's Jio goes with Google Cloud in 5G
News Wire Feed | 6/24/2021

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (Jio) said it will team with Google Cloud for 5G in enterprise and consumer segments.

Mavenir teams with MobiledgeX
News Wire Feed | 6/22/2021

MobiledgeX and Mavenir said they showed off a cloud-native 5G User Plane Function (UPF) on Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) applications.

Dish Network to use Dell's servers
News Wire Feed | 6/17/2021

Dish Network said it will use servers from Dell Technologies in the construction of its open RAN 5G network.

AT&T offers six months of Google Stadia Pro
News Wire Feed | 6/9/2021

AT&T said its wireless and fiber customers will receive a six month subscription to Google's Stadia Pro cloud gaming service.

NetFoundry's Agentless Zero Trust Networking is now available on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
News Wire Feed | 6/8/2021

The NetFoundry Networking Zero Trust Platform, available on Oracle Cloud Marketplace, enables zero trust connections to be spun up in minutes.

Aryaka activates EU-friendly Dublin services PoP to address customer demand
News Wire Feed | 6/8/2021

This deployment was driven by enterprise customer demand for more connectivity across the EU, anticipating any future divergence on data transfer regulations and future-proofing Aryaka's customer base.

AT&T, Cisco team for Webex calling
News Wire Feed | 6/4/2021

AT&T Business said it will offer Webex Calling with AT&T – Enterprise to Cisco's trusted Unified Communications Manager – Cloud (UCMC).

COMSovereign boasts of $10M injection
News Wire Feed | 5/28/2021

COMSovereign Holding Corp. said it inked a funding agreement worth $10 million with an investment entity managed by The Lind Partners.

Versa Networks and Google Cloud accelerate secure access to cloud workloads and branch offices
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2021

Versa SASE delivers secure SD-WAN connectivity with Google Cloud Network Connectivity Center, providing security and network control to reduce total costs of ownership.

Verizon names Angie Klein as CEO of Visible
News Wire Feed | 5/26/2021

Verizon said Angie Klein would be the new CEO of Visible, replacing Miguel Quiroga.

Amdocs to put BSS/OSS solutions onto Microsoft's Azure
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2021

Amdocs said it will run its BSS/OSS solutions on top of Microsoft Azure cloud.

Kentik brings network observability to public cloud environments
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2021

Kentik today announced the launch of Kentik Cloud, a new product suite for public cloud environments.

Digital Colony to acquire Landmark Dividend
News Wire Feed | 5/18/2021

Digital Colony said it inked an agreement to acquire Landmark Dividend in a deal worth $972 million.

SpaceX to use Google Cloud for Starlink LEO satellite operations
News Wire Feed | 5/13/2021

SpaceX said it inked an agreement with Google Cloud to position Starlink's ground stations within Google's data center properties.

Telefonica, Microsoft team for private 5G and edge computing
News Wire Feed | 5/11/2021

Telefónica and Microsoft said they would work together to sell 5G and edge computing services for private wireless networks.

Linux Foundation, NGMN team for 5G and beyond
News Wire Feed | 5/10/2021

The Linux Foundation and the Next Generation Mobile Network Alliance (NGMN) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on '5G and beyond.'

VMware moves into the virtualized RAN
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

VMware said its new Telco Cloud Platform RAN allows network operators to virtualize radio access network (RAN) functions and implement an open RAN architecture.

Swisscom picks Cisco for IP network transformation project
News Wire Feed | 4/27/2021

Swisscom has selected Cisco as its preferred supplier for a five-year IP network transformation project.

Mavenir gets $500M from Koch
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2021

Mavenir announced a $500 million strategic minority equity investment with Koch Strategic Platforms.

Dish Network to put its 5G into Amazon Web Services cloud
News Wire Feed | 4/21/2021

Dish Network said it will run its planned 5G network inside Amazon Web Services' (AWS) cloud computing service.

Nokia's Nuage Networks to power China Mobile Cloud's massive public cloud expansion
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2021

Nokia's Nuage Networks Virtualized Cloud Services (VCS) solution will provide advanced network automation across networks and clouds of all sizes.

Alkira partners with Microsoft Azure
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2021

Microsoft customers experience a simplified, secure move to Azure and multi-cloud environments with Alkira Network Cloud.

NTT expands US data center footprint with opening of new Silicon Valley Data Center
News Wire Feed | 4/14/2021

NTT enters critical data center market with new 16 megawatt Silicon Valley SV1 Data Center.

Intel launches new Xeon processor for 5G
News Wire Feed | 4/6/2021

Intel touted work with the likes of Dish Network, AT&T and Verizon as part of its announcement of its new 3rd Gen Xeon Scalable processor.

SeaChange touts deal with unnamed, large US service provider
News Wire Feed | 3/29/2021

Multi-year, multi-million-dollar contract includes plan to move operator to a virtual platform.

PCCW Global selects Telco Systems for SD-WAN services
News Wire Feed | 3/26/2021

Large multinational communications service provider to expand its managed SD-WAN service offering with Telco Systems' NFVTime uCPE solution.

Telus buys network service orchestration with slicing from DZS
News Wire Feed | 3/16/2021

DZS said it will support end-to-end network service orchestration with slice management functions for Telus' 5G and broadband services.

Nokia announces cloud partnerships with Google, Amazon, Microsoft
News Wire Feed | 3/15/2021

Across three separate releases, Nokia said it would partner with Google, Amazon, Microsoft for cloud-based 5G radio products.

Palo Alto Networks and Alkira partner to drive Koch Industries network cloud transformation
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

Koch Industries deploys Alkira Cloud Networking as a Service embedded with Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Virtual Firewalls.

Rakuten Mobile announces 3 million customer applications
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

Rakuten Mobile said the 'total cumulative number of applications' for its UN-LIMIT service plan has reached 3 million.

AT&T teams with Fortinet for SASE
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

AT&T said it will offer Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) services with partner Fortinet.

Etisalat to use Netcracker for automation of 5G slicing
News Wire Feed | 3/9/2021

Etisalat said it will use Netcracker Domain Orchestration solutions for services including automation of 5G slicing within a multivendor, cloud-native 5G core environment, as well as across the entire network.

Jeff Miller named president and CEO of Synchronoss
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2021

Miller had served as interim president and CEO since September 2020.

Telefónica Germany teams with Matrixx Software
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2021

Telefónica Germany/O2 will use the Matrixx Digital Commerce Platform for the monetization of its consumer and enterprise services.

Enterprises report false sense of security with cloud access control and IAM policy enforcement
News Wire Feed | 3/3/2021

Research shows one-third of enterprises experienced unauthorized cloud access, and another 19% are unsure if unauthorized cloud access occurred.

NetNumber buys SiRRAN and TD-Mobile for private wireless
News Wire Feed | 3/2/2021

NetNumber said it acquired SiRRAN Communications Ltd and TD-Mobile AG in its pursuit of the private wireless networking space.

Twilio to invest $750M into Syniverse
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2021

Cloud communications company Twilio said it will become a minority owner of Syniverse, which provides roaming and settlement services for mobile network operators, with a $750 million investment into the company.

Digital Colony to buy Boingo and take it private
News Wire Feed | 3/1/2021

Boingo said Digital Colony will acquire it in a deal valued at $854 million. The transaction will take Boingo private.

Huawei launches GDE platform to enable carriers' digital operations transformation
News Wire Feed | 2/25/2021

General Digital Engine (GDE) platform unveiled in Shanghai.

Optiva appoints new CTO
News Wire Feed | 2/23/2021

Optiva, a leader in providing communications service providers (CSPs) worldwide with cloud-native revenue management software on the private and public cloud, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Halligan as Chief Technology Officer.

DARPA, Linux Foundation team for government 5G
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

The Linux Foundation teamed with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to create open source software projects for the US government.

Sinch to acquire Inteliquent
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

Sinch said it will purchase Inteliquent, which provides voice communications in the US, for around $1.14 billion.

Palo Alto Networks launches cloud-delivered platform to secure remote workforces
News Wire Feed | 2/17/2021

Prisma Access 2.0 includes 'self-healing' infrastructure, ML-powered security to help prevent attacks in real time, and cloud SWG capabilities for a secure web gateway regardless of user location.

PacketFabric expands SDN services into Europe via Colt On Demand
News Wire Feed | 2/9/2021

Partnership expands the reach of PacketFabric's network-as-a-service platform via a software-defined interconnection with Dolt.

Linux Foundation to take over Facebook's Magma
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2021

The Linux Foundation said it will manage the Magma open source software platform released by Facebook.

Telia Carrier adds new MDC PoP in El Paso
News Wire Feed | 2/3/2021

Located at the network crossing points between the United States and Mexico, the new PoP extends Telia Carrier's number one ranked global network AS1299 into the Northern Mexican market.

Fiber vendor AFL buys Beam Wireless
News Wire Feed | 2/2/2021

AFL, which makes fiber optic cable and accessories, said it acquired Beam Wireless for its enterprise aspirations.

Wind River intros analytics, orchestration platform
News Wire Feed | 1/27/2021

Wind River's new Wind River Studio platform is aimed at developing, deploying and operating systems at the edge.

ONF releases SD-RAN version 1.0
News Wire Feed | 1/25/2021

The Open Networking Foundation said it released its new SD-RAN version 1.0 platform for open RAN architecture.

Verizon uses Samsung's virtualized 5G
News Wire Feed | 1/21/2021

Samsung said Verizon is the first operator to deploy its virtualized 5G products.

Limelight Networks appoints Bob Lyons as new CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2021

Bob Lento, Limelight's outgoing CEO and president, is retiring.

Atlantic Broadband launches Hosted Voice 2.0 for business
News Wire Feed | 1/20/2021

New offering includes new Manager Portal web interface that provides businesses and their employees access to calls, voicemails and chat.

PacketFabric launches Cloud Router
News Wire Feed | 1/19/2021

PacketFabric's Cloud Router is built on the edge with distributed architecture.

VMware's Pat Gelsinger will be Intel's new CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/13/2021

After a tenure of just two years, Intel said it will replace its CEO Bob Swan with VMware's CEO Pat Gelsinger.

Mavenir updates cloud-centric approach
News Wire Feed | 1/11/2021

Mavenir said it's offering new products in its portfolio that the company said are built with a cloud-centric approach.

Pax8 adds $96M in funding to cloud war chest
News Wire Feed | 1/6/2021

New growth funding led by Catalyst Investors and Sageview Capital with additional equity from Blue Cloud Ventures and Liberty Global Ventures.

Avaya helps NORAD spread Christmas cheer
News Wire Feed | 12/22/2020

Avaya OneCloud CCaaS solutions enable NORAD to handle two or more calls per second to the NORAD Track's Santa Hotline on Christmas Eve.

Casa Systems joins TIP's OpenBNG effort
News Wire Feed | 12/11/2020

OpenBNG is a result of a collaboration between Telefónica, Deutsche Telecom, BT and Vodafone.

DT, Microsoft ink 7-year cloud deal
News Wire Feed | 12/10/2020

Deutsche Telekom said it will migrate the majority of its internal IT workloads mainly to Microsoft's Azure by 2025.

PacketFabric launches flat rate pricing for hybrid cloud connectivity
News Wire Feed | 12/9/2020

PacketFabric's new pricing is $100 per month for hosted hybrid cloud connections up to 1 Gbit/s, for both metro and long-haul capacity in the US and Europe.

Cisco vows to keep improving Webex
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2020

Cisco promises to make Webex 'deliver virtual experiences that are 10x better than in-person interactions.'

Telecom vet John Giere to lead Optiva as president and CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/8/2020

Giere has served with leading global vendors, including Openwave Mobility, Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson.

Cisco to buy IMImobile for about $730M in cash
News Wire Feed | 12/7/2020

Contact center and customer support software specialist added to Cisco's collaboration business.

Former TiVo, Arris exec joins Ribbon Communications
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2020

Sean Matthews named EVP, corporate development at Ribbon.

DARPA puts $30M toward ONF's Aether 5G Connected Edge Cloud platform
News Wire Feed | 12/3/2020

The US Department of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is allocating $30 million for Cornell, Princeton and Stanford universities to build a network using the Open Networking Foundation's (ONF) Aether 5G Connected Edge Cloud platform.

Access Communications rolls out Harmonic's 'CableOS' platform
News Wire Feed | 12/2/2020

Canadian operator joins list of service providers that are deploying Harmonic's virtualized, software-based platform for HFC and FTTP networks.

Siklu begins shipping Terragraph-compliant FWA systems
News Wire Feed | 11/24/2020

Siklu to ship new N366 Network Nodes and T265 Customer Premises Equipment for gigabit-speed wireless broadband use.

Orange Business Services, AWS form global partnership
News Wire Feed | 11/23/2020

OBS becomes a reseller for AWS cloud solutions and will build a center of excellence to help with certifying and training customers on AWS.

Dish to use Mavenir for messaging
News Wire Feed | 11/23/2020

Dish Network said it will use Mavenir's Rich Communication Services (RCS) and Messaging-as-a-Platform (MaaP) technologies.

Apstra launches new data center software release
News Wire Feed | 11/18/2020

Apstra's next evolution in Intent-Based Networking is aimed at accelerating and simplifying the deployment and operations of SONiC networks.

Lumen scores Veterans Affairs contracts
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2020

Lumen can now bid on orders for voice, video and data network services that support essential communications at VA medical centers and clinics.

Adtran's cloud-based Mosaic One platform provides network visibility and automates operations
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2020

Platform provides single pane of glass view and management for broadband access and connected home solutions.

CommScope and Kaltura team on AWS-powered cloud TV
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2020

The integrated offering pairs Kaltura's TV content management platform and cloud solutions with CommScope's pro services offering.

DriveNets debuts DNOR 2.0
News Wire Feed | 11/10/2020

New orchestrator helps customers more quickly adopt network disaggregation, white box routers.

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