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By Simon Stanley, 2/16/2018
The shift to application and network virtualization by operators and service providers requires a new generation of multicore processors that are being introduced by ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/15/2018
Automation of "products, processes and systems" is at the core of CenturyLink's future as it focuses on better customer experience and advanced network products, the ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/14/2018
Equinix has acquired Infomart Dallas, a major interconnection hub and home to half of its eight International Business Exchange centers, for $800 million, the company ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/12/2018
"As we know, there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/8/2018
AT&T has announced a substantial expansion in its renewable energy purchases with the addition of 520 megawatts of wind power, acquired through two agreements with ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 2/5/2018
While AT&T needs plenty of cash to buy Time Warner, that's not the reason it's reportedly looking to sell off its data center assets.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/2/2018
AT&T's latest effort to jump-start an open source group is very different from its last one. With Open ECOMP, which became an essential part of the Open Network ...
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By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 1/31/2018
Reliance Jio, India's newest and fastest-growing service provider, hopes to play the role of "anchor" when it comes to innovation and open source efforts in the country.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/26/2018
Longtime Equinix CEO Steve Smith abruptly resigned that position Thursday night, citing "poor judgment" in handling an employee matter. No further details were ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/23/2018
Distributed denial of service attacks aren't getting bigger, but they are getting smarter and more enterprises are experiencing financial consequences as a result, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/22/2018
Digital Realty today announced that it has added dedicated private access to Oracle Cloud to its Service Exchange in 14 metro areas and 59 data centers. The addition, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/19/2018
While the merger of CenturyLink and Level 3 Communications isn't slowing down the pace of virtualization activity within the new company, the union is focusing the ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/18/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone and CityFibre bring their gig to Milton Keynes; Ericsson trials data center energy management system; Ofcom revises ...
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35% of Cloud Spending Is Wasted – RightScale
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 2/19/2018
Many cloud users aren't thinking about optimizing their spending because they are ...
Google Buys Xively for $50M to Build IoT Muscle
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 2/16/2018
Google is buying the Internet of Things platform from LogMeIn, which bought ...
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Huawei Preps for a Massive (MIMO) MWC
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/16/2018
The Chinese vendor is giving a sneak preview of its 5G wares, unveiling new 5G ...
Vendors Need New Transformation Sales Playbook – Survey
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/15/2018
New survey from CCgroup highlights how digital transformations are changing how ...
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TIP Players Voice Open Source Misgivings
Iain Morris , News Editor , 7/11/2017
TIP members big and small are assessing what open source technology means for them.
The Growing Pains of 5G
Iain Morris , News Editor , 3/15/2017
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
Will ETSI Lose Its Edge as Fog Rolls In?
Iain Morris , News Editor , 9/28/2016
ETSI's mobile edge computing (MEC) specifications group wants to be the 'center ...
ETSI Gets Edgy About Mobile
Iain Morris , News Editor , 9/19/2016
Interest is growing in the potential of mobile edge computing. But will it live ...
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Silence Like Diamonds – Episode 3: Principle One
John Barnes , Author , 7/31/2015
Yip and Markus assess damage from the attack, Yip and Yaz make plans, Yip flees ...
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Light Reading founder Steve Saunders grills Cisco's Roland Acra on how he's bringing automation to life inside the data center.
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