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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2019
Cisco's service provider business declined steeply in its most recent quarter. And Cisco isn't expecting a comeback soon, as 5G profits aren't in the near term for telcos, CEO Chuck Robbins says.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 8/13/2019
The question of what to do about Huawei will show UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson why a no-deal Brexit is fraught with peril.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2019
With a relatively small investment of 'several hundred million' dollars, CenturyLink plans to bring a fiber network with 5 msec latency to 98% of US enterprises – ideal for emerging categories of edge workloads.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2019
The telco giant and Microsoft are joining forces to bring cloud services to India, and Reliance Jio will also build data centers for Microsoft on that subcontinent.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/12/2019
CenturyLink is building out more than 100 initial edge compute locations across the US and providing hybrid cloud and managed services.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/9/2019
It has made a noise about its revolutionary network approach, but the Japanese company will make a low-key entry into the mobile market in October.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/5/2019
Service providers rank in fifth place for vertical markets served by the switch powerhouse. Number one? The hypercloud guys.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/1/2019
Equinix racked up its 66th consecutive quarter of revenue growth, and saw its interconnect business grow significantly faster than colo.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/1/2019
Juniper is integrating security into its high-performance MX routers and cSRX containerized firewall, to fit 5G and edge applications.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/26/2019
Juniper saw quarterly revenues down again year-over-year, but says it remains on track to return to annual growth by the December quarter, just like it's been saying it would all year.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/25/2019
AT&T recently cut a big cloud deal with IBM. Then AT&T cut a big cloud deal with Microsoft the next day. That doesn't mean we're caught in a timeloop – the deals are different, and have plenty of unanswered questions.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/24/2019
BT is using Canonical OpenStack on Ubuntu Linux to move its global network to a cloud-native, microservices architecture.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/23/2019
Arrcus is extending its architecture from the data center to the edge, using high-density 100G/400G white box networking hardware based on Broadcom Jericho2 processors.
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