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Key developments in the software-defined networking sector, including related technologies and specifications.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/15/2019
Vendor already has Tier 1 traction, a founder with track record of disruption, the backing of Bessemer and has Cisco, Juniper, Huawei and Nokia in its sights.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/15/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica improves its network visibility with Ixia; Telia's Uzbek fine fallout keeps falling out; DriveNets raises $110 million.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 2/14/2019
Communications service providers are about a fifth of the way towards their virtualization targets.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/12/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: US Secretary of State Pompeo pummels Huawei in Hungary; Nokia offers IoT-in-a-box; Allison Kirkby joins BT board; how to monitor your smart baby.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/11/2019
Nearly upon us once again, MWC in isolation provides a distorting view of the telecom industry and its challenges.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 2/11/2019
CEO Ray Pasquale isn't in the VoIP business to lower the price of phone calls. He wants to give small businesses everything they need to know – from network analytics to pizza topping preferences – on one screen.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/8/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Exponential-e offers transformation help; KPN offloads iBasis; Deutsche Telekom's upgrade rolls on; Sparkle brings connectivity for motorsports coverage.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 2/7/2019
The deal is a vindication for network functions virtualization (NFV), OpenStack and Mirantis, all of which have been taking reputation hits recently.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 2/6/2019
Turkcell had bold plans to virtualize 40% of its network by 2019. How's it doing?
By Prayson Pate, CTO, Ensemble, ADVA Optical Networking, 2/5/2019
ADVA's Prayson Pate looks at the key considerations when selecting the compute foundations for universal CPE.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/4/2019
First wave of virtualized CCAP deployments centered on small and midsized MSOs as larger cable ops begin to turn hard on distributed access architectures, CEO says.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/4/2019
The ORAN Alliance is supposed to be about ending the dominance of the big kit vendors in the radio access network. So why has the Swedish equipment giant just become a member?
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/1/2019
Google sister company Loon launches new industry jargon, driven by its recent deal with Telesat to power the company's LEO satellites.
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Increased Cryptomining: a Toehold for Attackers
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Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
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NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
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