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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 Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/14/2019
The Chinese equipment vendor is redesigning optical systems to use 'second-best' components, says analyst at MKM Partners.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/14/2019
The way to defend against DDoS and other attacks is changing, says Nokia's Craig Labovitz. That's because the Internet is getting bigger and smaller at the same time.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/14/2019
Apple has leverage in its mobile-facing deals with Comcast and Charter, requiring both to sell large numbers of other Apple devices, including iPads and Apple TVs, CNBC reported.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/14/2019
Comments by the Australian operator show the edge is now shaping up to be the next battleground between telcos and Internet companies.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 6/14/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Girls in Tech makes biggest fundraising effort yet; Microsoft takes its Women in Cloud initiative on the road; women in developing countries pay the price for tech; and more.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/14/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Broadcom fallout hits European chipmakers; O2 embraces the Apple Watch; Ericsson upgrades in Indonesia.
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By Jim Hodges, Chief Analyst – Cloud and Security, Heavy Reading, 6/14/2019
NaaS growth stems from the belief that by leveraging the programmability of the cloud, CSPs can create customizable VNF-based services for anybody who requires a full scope of services and does not want to deploy their own infrastructure.
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 Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/14/2019
At 5G World, Heavy Reading senior analyst Steve Bell discusses one of the hottest topics in the 4G and 5G markets – private networks.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2019
VMware and Avi share multiple customers and they don't expect the combo and subsequent integration to cause much disruption as VMware aims to bring a public cloud experience to the data center.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 6/13/2019
Helium launches its P2P IoT hotspot, grabs another $15M in funding, aims to start a non-telco, low-bandwidth network in the US and beyond.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 6/13/2019
Quantum computing presents as many challenges as it does opportunities. Cisco is working on a solution that could address some of the challenges presented when quantum computing affects network security.
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Are US & UK Firms Keeping up With 'Best Practice' Password Management?
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/14/2019
Companies think that they are much safer than their actual password practices ...
Preempt Shows How to Sidestep EPA Authentication
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/13/2019
Security firm Preempt issued an advisory that showed how to conceptually bypass ...
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BBWN Bites: PON, 5G to Propel Corning
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/14/2019
Corning predicts sales growth of up to 8% between 2020 and 2023, thanks to 5G ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/13/2019
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By Simon Stanley, 1/2/2019
Developing an open architecture for domain-specific accelerators could empower service providers to accelerate edge computing and related applications.
CORD and VCO: Paths to the Next Generation Central Office
March 2019
The CORD AND VCO Report examines the NGCO phenomenon, prominently including the progress of CORD and the emergence of VCO as operator open-source reference designs
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An SD-WAN Overview: Issues and Prospects
February 2019
An SD-WAN Overview: Issues and Prospects provides an overview and reviews significant issues in relation to the emergence of SD-WAN. It looks at the meaning of SD-WAN, its major drivers and benefits, and the structure of the market and its participants – especially between software and hardware vendors and service providers (SPs).
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The Rise of PAM4 and 64QAM: A Competitive Analysis of Optical Modules & Components
February 2019
The Rise of PAM4 and 64QAM: A Competitive Analysis of Optical Modules & Components identifies key networking, optical module, and semiconductor technologies, and details their application to 25G, 100G, 200G, 400G, and 600G ports, identifying and analyzing the full spectrum of vendors developing optical modules and components.
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Huawei Has Billions Riding on Claim to Be 5G Patents Powerhouse
Iain Morris , International Editor , 4/2/2019
As both a licensor and licensee of cellular technology, Huawei has more at stake ...
Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/13/2019
Virtual dodgeball will not happen unless operators cut mobile latency, but that ...
Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
Not Business as Usual: Open Source Changes IT Operations
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/11/2019
Open source doesn't just change software: It changes how IT does its job.
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Google continues to make progress with its Android TV Operator tier, with a reported 140 service providers on board worldwide. Now it appears that Google's success in ...
Zone TV, a provider of digital, niche-oriented programming, is branching out.
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