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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/6/2019
Light Reading's Alan Breznick and Jeff Baumgartner look at the future and past of cable business services.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/5/2019
Russia's Rostelecom and Orange Poland tap Juniper gear and software for network upgrades, in a busy week for the networking vendor.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/5/2019
Bikash Koley, currently finishing his last few weeks as CTO of Juniper, will be responsible for everything networking at Google, from inter-cluster communications to campus to WAN to intercontinental subsea cables.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/4/2019
Developed by a startup linked to the Comcast/NBCU Lift Labs incubator, an app running on a verrsion of X1 tailored for bars and restaurants enables patrons to play an interactive game based on making sports predictions.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/4/2019
It's a homecoming for Bikash Koley, who joined Juniper in 2017 from Google. Ex-Googler Raj Yavatkar will join Juniper as CTO, taking Koley's job.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/3/2019
But cable ops are making progress with bigger, enterprise-sized deals and pursuing new types of commercial-class services to open up fresh revenue streams and inflict more pain on the telcos.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 11/27/2019
Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin discusses new SD-WAN research he presented at MEF19 in Los Angeles, and why it's significant that cloud providers aren't part of MEF (yet).
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 11/26/2019
Edge computing, 5G and the cloud are drivers of and enablers of multivendor SD-WAN services, said Heavy Reading's Jennifer Clark, in a discussion about the progress of SD-WAN standardization.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/22/2019
Many enterprise customers want to operate their own SD-WAN, but they risk driving into a ditch.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 11/22/2019
Internet para Todos (IpT) in Peru promises to sport wireless networking technologies backed by both Facebook and Google – the implications of this development for the global wireless industry are significant.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/21/2019
Dunne explains why enterprises are interested in utilizing managed SD-WAN services to simplify deployment and continued management of the service.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 11/21/2019
On Day 2 of MEF19, Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin highlights how MEF's carrier members are early adopters in SD-WAN. Meanwhile, Perrin, along with Heavy Reading's Jennifer Clarke discuss the implications of bringing cloud computing providers into the MEF ecosystem.
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Is NFV Headed for a Cliff?
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 8/7/2019
Are telcos solving NFVs big problems or making them worse? Critics say a ...
Ericsson, Huawei & Nokia Are Facing an 'Oil Crisis' Upheaval
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/31/2019
Years of consolidation have left the global mobile network market largely in the ...
Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/13/2019
Virtual dodgeball will not happen unless operators cut mobile latency, but that ...
Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
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