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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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Why Sky TV Digs Virtual Reality

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Sky TV's Richard Mills explains how the British satellite operator is scoring with VR sports, dramas, highlights shows and other short-form programming.
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Video Experience Crowdfunding Promotes the Rapid Development of China Unicom

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China Unicom shares successful experience in mobile video experience management.
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PCCW's Hughes: Intent-Based Networking Puts the Customer in Control

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DALLAS -- Automation Everywhere -- David Hughes, VP of IP Engineering at PCCW Global, explains how intent-based networking simplifies network provisioning and "puts the customer in control of the provisioning process." Hughes addresses PCCW's own efforts to implement intent-based networking and looks at how the technology will affect service delivery for customers ...
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Versa Networks on SD-WAN's Impact to Service Providers

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Kelly Ahuja, President and CEO of Versa Networks, discusses Versa's latest developments over the past year, how technologies such as SD-WAN impact the service provider's business model and market, and if these innovations are taking away opportunities and revenue from them.
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Women of Wall Street CEO Offers Discrimination Solutions

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Blind hiring, raising awareness, encouraging dialogue and ending binding arbitration agreements are a few ways the industry can thwart gender discrimination, says former Wall Street executive Karen MacFarlane, who saw first hand how pervasive it was in the financial industry.
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Don't Panic: CenturyLink's McBride on Automation's Impact on Operations

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DALLAS -- Automation Everywhere -- Kevin McBride, principal architect for SDN & NFV Technologies at CenturyLink, explains how CenturyLink's operations teams are adapting to the operator's efforts to move toward a data-driven network. McBride address what's next for CenturyLink on the road to increased automation and why he considers it to be the glue to ...
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Oracle on Cloud, Virtualization Progress & Customer Adoption

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Light Reading's Founder Steve Saunders chats with Doug Suriano, SVP and GM of Oracle Communications, about where their telecom customers are on the path of cloud and virtualization adoption and what they're currently offering to service providers.
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Windstream Makes 'Waves' Within SDNow

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Jeff Brown, director of product management and marketing at Windstream, says operators' efforts to further automate the WAN are driven by a need to compete with and differentiate themselves to OTT providers. Brown also addresses progress made and challenges Windstream had to overcome in deploying its SDN Orchestrated Waves (SDNow) transport service in 55 markets.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Mind Your Language

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The pod regulars are joined by Ray from Light Reading once more this week. They start with a discussion about how inadequate the policing of the digital economy is, with legislators and regulators struggling to keep up with the pace of technological change. Jamie feels so strongly about it that he's moved to frankly shocking profanity. He then composes himself ...
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CenturyLink: Automation Is Glue for Data-Driven Network

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DALLAS -- Automation Everywhere -- In a keynote address, Kevin McBride, principal architect for SDN & NFV Technologies at CenturyLink, details CenturyLink's digital transformation journey and how to prepare for a data-driven network where the "glue" is automation.
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Partnerships Are Key to Success!

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Watch Dr. Marcus Hacke and Dietmar Geiler tell the story of how Comarch and ngena worked together to deliver future-proof VPN services over a global SD-WAN network!
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CableLabs' Levensalor Levels on Automation & 5G

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DALLAS – Automation Everywhere – Randy Levensalor, lead architect for CableLabs, explains how CableLabs is utilizing partnerships and open source to drive NFV interoperability in an effort to enable operators to spend more time focusing on their automation strategies.

Levensalor also tells Light Reading's Dan Jones about the cable industry's ...