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Key developments in the software-defined networking sector, including related technologies and specifications.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/11/2018
Survey sponsored by CenturyLink shows they are enthusiastic about its benefits even if almost half of them have yet to start the process.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/11/2018
In today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 and Telenor go big on 5G in Sweden; Vodafone takes its 5G network to the street level; Liquid Telecom attracts $180 million investment; and more.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/11/2018
Until recently, enterprise networks could remain static for years, but now new devices and the cloud require rapid evolution, creating service provider opportunities, says Scott Harrell, Cisco enterprise networking business lead.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/10/2018
Updates NSX to manage and secure containerized, microservices native cloud apps anywhere.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/10/2018
On the sidelines of Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Lisbon, PCCW Global's Shahar Steiff talks about the key challenges facing network operators as they figure out their edge computing strategies.
By Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 12/10/2018
We spoke with leading global operators to find out how Open RAN initiatives can accelerate deployment of innovative radio technology in mobile networks.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/10/2018
Michael Glickman, SVP of Cisco's service provider business, talks with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner about the range of opportunities for service providers -- and Cisco -- to reinvent their business.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/6/2018
'Robust' spending scrutiny combined with synergies from its Level 3 merger is helping CenturyLink significantly reduce capital expenditure, its CFO says.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/5/2018
New tinier gateway is hardened for deployment on street furniture to provide backhaul for small cells, WiFi hotspots that will blossom with 5G densification, smart cities and more.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/4/2018
No romance here, just a software release with practical features to put this automated orchestration platform into use globally.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/4/2018
Rich Oliver, BT's head of IT and managed services, talks with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner about delivering services at scale by leveraging repeatable use cases and complete packages, rather than individual technology.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/29/2018
Should a telco be a bank? Should they own media companies?
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/29/2018
In this video interview, Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne dissects the emerging SD-WAN market and explains why service providers aren't making much money from it yet.
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ESET Researchers Find 12 New Linux Malware Families
Larry Loeb, Author, 12/11/2018
A report from ESET finds 12 new Linux backdoor malware families in the wild that ...
M2M Protocols Expose IoT Data, Trend Micro Finds
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 12/11/2018
The MQTT and CoAP protocols that are crucial to IoT and IIoT operations have ...
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Fiber Connects More NA Homes Than DSL
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/11/2018
While Tier 1 carriers make up the vast majority of those deploying fiber to North ...
Ajit Pai's Not-So-Bad Bad Day
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/7/2018
Imagining a day in the life of Ajit Pai, a day when two years of service provider ...
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Amid the Rubble of L'Aquila, ZTE Tries to Rebuild
Iain Morris , International Editor , 11/16/2018
China's ZTE is working hard to patch up its customer relationships after US ...
DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , International Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Synamedia, the startup spawned by the acquisition of Cisco Systems's video software unit, will stick to its knitting by helping pay-TV partners deliver services to ...
Lee Wade, CEO at UK cloud and data network operator Exponential-e, talks cloud and network evolution, automation, security and why he has two baristas at the company's London HQ.
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