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By Light Reading, 11/4/2013
Cisco's Senior Marketing Manager, Sultan Dawood, joins Heavy Reading's Caroline Chappell at Ethernet & SDN Expo 2013 in New York City. Dawood discusses Cisco's strategy for SDN and NFV, as well as some of Cisco's recent announcements about the evolved programmable network.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/4/2013
Dell's Chief Ethernet Evangelist John D'Ambrosia talks about the Ethernet wow moments that gained him a place in the Light Reading Hall of Fame.
By Light Reading, 10/28/2013
Saenger discusses tw telecom's innovation in the Ethernet space as both a service and distribution model.
By Light Reading, 10/22/2013
Overture's Chief Technologist, Prayson Pate, discusses the importance of carrier class orchestration to network functions virtualization (NFV). In this interview that took place at Light Reading's Ethernet & SDN Expo in NYC, Prayson reviews five critical differences between orchestration for datacenters and a carrier class orchestration system.
By Light Reading, 10/18/2013
Craig Drinkhall, VP of Product Management & Engineering of Lumos, joins Heavy Reading analyst Graham Finnie at Ethernet & SDN Expo 2013.
By Caroline Chappell, Contributing Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/18/2013
Operators and vendors have so far mainly focused on the capabilities and benefits of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) with little thought about ...
By Light Reading, 10/17/2013
At Ethernet & SDN Expo in NYC, Bruno Gigučre, advisor to EXFO's CTO Office, talks to Heavy Reading's Patrick Donegan about the specific characteristics (or DNA) of small-cell deployment. He also covers test automation and shares his views on adoption of 1588v2 (or PTP) in North America.
By Light Reading, 10/14/2013
Backstage at the Light Reading Leading Lights 2013 awards, the winners, and a Hall of Fame inductee, deliver their acceptance speeches.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/10/2013
The annual Leading Lights awards party had a full house on October 1, when more than 220 industry executives descended upon The OUT Hotel in New York City to mingle, enjoy cocktails and ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/9/2013
No matter whether it's under-hyped or over-hyped right now, software-defined networking (SDN) will disrupt and transform the telecom industry over the next few years, leading to new ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/7/2013
NEW YORK -- Ethernet & SDN Expo -- Demand for 10Gbit/s Ethernet access is growing fast enough that Telco Systems last week launched its first network interface device designed to make it ...
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Video Briefing: Award-Winning Network Automation Proof of Concept From MEF18

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This short video presented by Spirent provides an overview of the MEF18 proof of concept (PoC) project: Fulfillment & Activation of an Intercontinental MEF 3.0 Service Spanning Four Operators. This groundbreaking PoC demonstrates how network automation can accelerate inter-provider service activations from months to just minutes! As part of the PoC, Spirent showed ...
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Preparing Service Provider Infrastructure for 5G Profitability

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Cisco's SVP/GM of Service Provider Network Systems Sumeet Arora explains how Cisco is helping service providers build and automate their infrastructure in preparation for 5G to drive new revenue-generating services such as mobile broadband, enterprise, IoT and security.
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Full-Duplex DOCSIS Not One-Size-Fits-All

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Node+0 requirement of FDX is a deal-breaker for some operators, and could open the door to other, less-limiting alternatives that will enable cable operators to deliver multi-gigabit symmetrical speeds, Daniel Etman, cable consultant at Switzerland-based Quickline, says.
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Vodafone Ireland's Kiss Kalló on Edge Computing's Potential

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Can mobile operators take advantage of edge computing's potential? At Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Lisbon, Csaba Kiss Kalló, Vodafone Ireland's Head of Connectivity, Mobility and Security Portfolio, says they can.
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Why NOW Is the Time for 5G

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Open source networking expert Andrew Coward, CEO of Lumina Networks, sits with Light Reading's Iain Morris to address 5G network automation. The two discuss the fundamental architectural advantage reached when automating a unified network of legacy equipment, new 5G technology, and virtualized functions collectively. From labs to production, they continue by ...
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Telia Carrier's Evangelist on Internet Traffic Trends

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On the sidelines of Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit, Mattias Fridström, chief evangelist at Telia Carrier, discusses the latest shifts in public Internet traffic trends and whether the likes of 4K/8K video, SD-WAN and 5G will impact international traffic patterns.
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Amdocs CTO: How 5G Will Enable Charging for Specific Services, Rather Than Just Data

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"We're just starting to tap the surface" of potential 5G use cases, says Amdocs CTO Anthony Goonetilleke, explaining how the mobile technology will enable operators to charge for separate services, rather than data usage.
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Cisco: 5G Transforms Data Center Networks

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Communications networking developments, such as IoT, edge computing and now the introduction of 5G services, has a "profound impact on the data center," says Ishmael Limkakeng, Cisco SVP data center business, who talked with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner.
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Huawei BBWF Highlights

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Huawei showed its broadband access technologies, innovations and evolutions at BBWF 2018.
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Cisco: Fast-Evolving Enterprise Networks Create 'Huge' Telco Opportunities

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Until recently, enterprise networks could remain static for years, but now new devices and the cloud require rapid evolution, creating service provider opportunities, says Scott Harrell, Cisco enterprise networking business lead.
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'Godbox' Reloaded?

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With 5G around the corner, the network complexity we have all become accustomed to will become a major issue. Ray Le Maistre and Andreas Hegers discuss the rebirth of the 'Godbox,' and whether it stands a better chance this time around.
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Huawei UBBF 2018 Highlights

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Huawei's annual UBBF event had five key themes this year: Premium Home Broadband, Optical Networking 2.0, Simplified Network, Cloud Network Synergy and Intent Driven Network.