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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.
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.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/1/2019
IBM reveals details of how it's using Red Hat software as the foundation for its multicloud strategy, following its $34 billion Red Hat acquisition.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/30/2019
VMware scores a hybrid cloud trifecta, bringing its workloads to Google Cloud, following previous deals with Microsoft and Amazon Web Services.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/26/2019
Google's still got a long way to go to catch up with Amazon Web Services, which brings in more than $8 billion quarterly.
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.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/23/2019
Why more fiber? Cloud data center demand from webscale service providers, says CenturyLink's CTO.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/17/2019
Operators around the world are eyeing network-sharing deals to deploy 5G. US operators remain decidedly against such a proposition, but they may back into more sharing scenarios in the coming years nonetheless.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/12/2019
Synacor reveals that it's winding down three-year deal with AT&T to run the telco's web portal, which will sap nearly half of its overall revenue.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/9/2019
Cisco said it would buy Acacia and the components vendor's current optical transport customers need not worry. The move is seen as positive overall, but one analyst explained why Arista should probably be more concerned than ADVA.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/8/2019
Colt CEO Carl Grivner said its business in the US – providing enterprise connectivity – is still growing thanks to continued enterprise cloud adoption.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 6/26/2019
Extreme grabs Aerohive for cloud WLAN and SD-Branch skills.
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Security Now
Fintech Startups Get Sloppy With Application Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Some startups need to shape up or ship out.
New Industry Drives Renewed Interest in Embedded Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Hardware for security may just get hot.
Broadband World News
FTTP or Next-Gen HFC? It's Complicated
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/21/2019
As cable operators weigh construction costs, the potential for service ...
ADTRAN CEO Tom Stanton Q&A: All Access All the Time
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/21/2019
In a one-on-one interview with Broadband World News, ADTRAN Chairman and CEO Tom ...
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Prime Reading
Is NFV Headed for a Cliff?
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 8/7/2019
Are telcos solving NFVs big problems or making them worse? Critics say a ...
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.
Taking It Slow: Enterprises Use Open Source, but Are Cautious About Contributing
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/9/2019
Enterprises are still mostly open source consumers rather than contributors to ...
How Open Source Has Turned the Software Industry Upside-Down
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/7/2019
Without open source, you don't get the cloud.
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Three UK has just launched a major 5G-led assault on the living room. If all goes to plan, the smallest of the country's four mobile network operators will emerge ...
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
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