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Podcast: Orange Silicon Valley's Will Barkis on Smart Cities

Smart cities are taking shape in small ways, as the technology develops and makes its way to market. Orange Silicon Valley's Will Barkis discusses some of the newer tech he's seeing, where it might be used and privacy concerns that come up.

CenturyLink's Anil Simlot: Evolving the Service Provider Edge

CenturyLink's Anil Simlot discusses how the carrier is evolving its edge computing platform from housing virtualized network functions to hosting larger, more dynamic IT workloads.

Finnish Startup Goes Underground to Measure Soil Conditions

Finnish agricultural IoT startup Soil Scout works with DT on underground sensors, grabs an undisclosed round of funding.

Edge Technology Options & Deployment Models

With hype around all things 'edge' on the rise, Heavy Reading launched a research study to gain a realistic understanding of how edge computing will affect the future of network connectivity.

HFC May Never Die

The cable industry, in partnership with CableLabs, is exploring how to deliver services at 6GHz and beyond, Cox exec says.

Silver Peak Heats Up SD-WAN Telco Romance

The SD-WAN vendor is looking to increase sales through service providers, as enterprises turn to SPs to outsource networking needs.

Tower Owner SBA Buys Data Center for Edge Computing Know-How

Following the lead of American Tower, SBA Communications has acquired a Chicago data center. CEO Jeffrey Stoops says the purchase will help SBA learn about edge computing.

AT&T Puts Intelligence in the Middle of the Edge

AT&T is focused on building virtualization and intelligence into the customer edge and network edge for 5G applications.

Avaya Goes Global With IBM Cloud

Avaya is partnering with IBM for global expansion of its OneCloud ReadyNow cloud call center and unified-communications-as-a-service, beyond current availability in the US and central Europe.

Why CenturyLink Bought Streamroot

Streamroot's peer-assisted CDN technology will help CenturyLink extend a video streaming bridge to hard-to-reach parts of the globe.

Eluvio Aims to Elude Video Transcoding & the CDN

Startup led by former Aspera CEO Michelle Munson enters the global OTT scene with a low-latency 'Content Fabric' designed to disrupt the streaming video market.

Getting Ready for the Visual Cloud

In a half-day conference at IBC in Amsterdam next week, Intel and partners will show off the visual cloud and demonstrate how it can deliver rich, immersive, interactive video experiences and graphics-based workloads.

For VMware, It's All About the Edge

VMware is looking to the edge to seize its 5G opportunity.

Another CDN Company Jumps Into Edge Computing Market

CDNetworks joined the likes of Akamai and Limelight in hoping to translate its CDN efforts into a broader edge computing strategy.

VMware Takes On Radio Networks

VMware is launching tools for radio network optimization, based on its Uhana acquisition, and also upgrading its OpenStack infrastructure support.

CenturyLink Bids to Bring 5 Msec Latency to 98% of US Enterprises

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.

Reliance Jio & Microsoft Launch 'Comprehensive' 10-Year Cloud Team-Up

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.

CenturyLink Drops 'Several Hundred Million' Dollars on Edge

CenturyLink is building out more than 100 initial edge compute locations across the US and providing hybrid cloud and managed services.

CenturyLink: We're Testing Edge Computing With Customers Now

CenturyLink is testing edge computing technologies with customers today, according to the company's CEO. And he promised additional announcements on the topic 'in the coming weeks.'

CommScope Eliminates COO Slot as Arris Biz Struggles

Departure of long-time Arris exec Bruce McClelland comes about four months after acquisition and as the unit grapples with an expected temporary decline in cable operator capital spending.

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