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Key developments in the software-defined networking sector, including related technologies and specifications.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/14/2019
Bill Walker, a senior-level executive working on the carrier's cloud, NFV and SDN efforts, has left. No word yet on his next move.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 6/14/2019
Light Reading attended the recent Cisco Live event, where 28,000 people descended on San Diego's convention center to learn everything they could about Cisco's products and business strategy.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 6/13/2019
John Isch of Orange Business Services said the company is talking about SD-WAN with virtually all of its multinational clientele. However, he said the 5G part of that conversation is still at a very early stage.
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By Roz Roseboro, Principal Analyst – Cloud Infrastructure & Management, Heavy Reading, 6/13/2019
The telco distributed cloud model is gaining support among service providers, even ahead of extensive 5G rollouts.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/12/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica and Fortinet combine on Virtual Firewall service; Telia offers comfort to Swedish bus passengers; Orange connects Russian shipping fleet.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/11/2019
'Strong slowdown' on capacity purchases alongside ongoing delay in distributed access architecture deployments combine for a dreary quarter, according to Dell'Oro.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/11/2019
Nick McKeown does it again – his data center switching startup is snapped up by Intel.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/10/2019
Deployments of cable distributed access architectures and network virtualization aren't going gangbusters yet, but recent activities in Europe also show that it's not at a standstill, either.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/10/2019
Ihab Tarazi has left Packet to become CTO of Networking and Solutions at Dell Technologies.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/6/2019
A visit to Vodafone UK's headquarters in Newbury reveals what's on the operator's mind – and it's not keen on the prospect of 6G...
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/6/2019
Communications service providers tracked by Light Reading have cut 7% of jobs since 2015, and reductions look set to continue.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/4/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei launches ad campaign as Trump tightens the UK's security thumbscrews; Scottish QoE specialist Ciqual acquired; Kinnevik divests shareholding in Millicom.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/3/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 and Bite share networks in the Baltics; Telefónica tackles online fraud; BT opts for Juniper to power Network Cloud initiative.
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