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Key developments in the software-defined networking sector, including related technologies and specifications.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/16/2019
Red Hat is building new automation tools for developers into its OpenShift Kubernetes platform.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/16/2019
Telcos are worried that systems integrators and open source will replace giant equipment vendors as a form of lock-in.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/15/2019
The Spanish operator's ambitious OnLife project is now in field trials with residential and enterprise customers – and several use cases already look compelling.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/15/2019
Red Hat readies its Kubernetes platform, OpenShift, for network functions.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/14/2019
Japan's NTT is uniting 28 enterprise-focused brands in its bid to grow at twice the market rate and deliver a boost to profitability.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/14/2019
The service provider industry is being transformed by enterprise demand for cloud-based wide-area networking, a model Gartner calls Secure Access Service Edge, or SASE.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/14/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VodafoneZiggo virtualizes with Amdocs; Batelco analyzes with Ericsson; the Queen lays down the law on UK broadband.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/10/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MVNO Effortel lands bank job; EU considers new 'security paradigm'; European lobby groups want more flexibility on privacy regulations.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/9/2019
Much of what's talked about as automation is actually mechanization, says AT&T's Amy Wheelus, and the distinction is key as telcos head into the 5G world.
By Martha DeGrasse, Contributor, Light Reading, 10/8/2019
Startup is hoping to sell telcos new technology to peek into the operations of enterprise networks.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/8/2019
The Trump administration is also taking a close interest in open RAN technologies, and proponents such as Altiostar, as it looks to support alternatives to the Chinese equipment giant.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/7/2019
One of the telecom's industry's top executives is backing trials of open RAN technology as a way of bringing more competition into the network market.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/7/2019
The groups, representing service providers and enterprises, are teaming on SD-WAN specifications to help telcos satisfy enterprise needs – and make money doing it.
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Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
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