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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of cloud services.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
Greene grew Google Cloud to a top enterprise cloud player. Oracle, meanwhile, is flailing in enterprise cloud, making ex-President Thomas Kurian a puzzling choice as successor.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/16/2018
There was surprising optimism in the sector at the MEF18 event, but will it be reflected in revenues going forward?
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
IBM is beefing up its automated tools and services for moving applications to multiple clouds.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
Orange Business Services is working with several vendors to develop multivendor SD-WAN expertise and counting on MEF application programming interfaces and definitions for SD-WAN to enable a single portal for its SD-WAN offering, says Franck Morales, vice president of marketing of connectivity services for Orange Business Services. In addition, its SD-WAN service will be built on four other pillars: native cloud connectivity, best-of-breed security, global services and future-proof solution.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
Oracle will integrate the venerable SD-WAN provider into its communications service provider business unit.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
Activist investor Carl Icahn, who threatened fire and fury against Dell's plan to go public, now says the company's sweetened deal is the best he's going to get.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/15/2018
Also, for the first time the vendor is directly sourcing OpenStack from its open source community instead of using RedHat's version.
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/15/2018
SD-WAN is changing the way customers think about networking, from just routing packets appropriately to looking at application flows, and determining the best approach for each application, says Roman Pacewicz, chief product officer for AT&T.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
Overall revenue was up 8% year-over-year in Q1 2019 and product orders also grew by 8%, but service provider product orders were up just 2% and executives provided little insight as to why that line of business is lagging.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/14/2018
Enterprises have more cash but still move cautiously on next-gen services, says Verizon CFO, but 5G holds great promises for businesses.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/14/2018
Almost four years into building its pan-European cloud, DT is 'very close' to finishing the infrastructure and is rolling out cloud-based multivendor apps.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/14/2018
Enterprises are shifting to a carrier-managed version of SD-WAN, with only about a quarter of companies preferring a DIY approach, says Roopa Honnachari, industry director, business services and cloud computing for Frost & Sullivan's ICT practice.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/14/2018
Satellite access will play a key role going forward in reaching distant locations more quickly than fiber can, providing access and wireless backhaul, enabling disaster recovery and backup and connecting mobile sites including cruise and shipping vessels, airplanes and more, says SES CEO John-Paul Hemingway.
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