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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of managed and outsourced services.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/16/2018
There was surprising optimism in the sector at the MEF18 event, but will it be reflected in revenues going forward?
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
Orange Business Services is working with several vendors to develop multivendor SD-WAN expertise and counting on MEF application programming interfaces and definitions for SD-WAN to enable a single portal for its SD-WAN offering, says Franck Morales, vice president of marketing of connectivity services for Orange Business Services. In addition, its SD-WAN service will be built on four other pillars: native cloud connectivity, best-of-breed security, global services and future-proof solution.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/14/2018
Enterprises have more cash but still move cautiously on next-gen services, says Verizon CFO, but 5G holds great promises for businesses.
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/14/2018
Enterprises are shifting to a carrier-managed version of SD-WAN, with only about a quarter of companies preferring a DIY approach, says Roopa Honnachari, industry director, business services and cloud computing for Frost & Sullivan's ICT practice.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/13/2018
Service interconnection is changing, requiring automation to handle commercial agreements at scale and blockchain can enable that, says Marc Halbfinger, CEO of PCCW Global.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/9/2018
CenturyLink is moving to 'as-a-service' model to support enterprise use of multiple cloud platforms, says Andrew Dugan, who is now the carrier's CTO.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/8/2018
Swedish equipment vendor raises sales targets in expectation of market share gains, improved conditions in the networks industry and a push into non-telecom sectors.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/7/2018
Public safety expert tells conference there's no reason agencies can't be 'mobile-first' and consume as-a-service apps immediately to save more lives.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/7/2018
Deals with China's big three operators should buoy investor spirits as the Finnish equipment vendor looks to end 2018 on a high.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/5/2018
Bracing for 5G, network upgrades and enhancements, and pay-TV's next chapter will be among the themes and topics for Tuesday's Cable Next-Gen Europe event in London.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/5/2018
At SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta last week, Arris and its partners demonstrated how fast broadband links can enable a growing array of smart-city applications.
By Light Reading, 10/31/2018
Light Reading editors share their highlights from Day Two of MEF18, including new uses for uCPE and MEF's faster spec processes.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/31/2018
MEF18 demo shows policy-driven dynamic services over multi-carrier networks
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BlackBerry Acquiring Security & AI Firm Cylance for $1.4B
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
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Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
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Fujitsu's Rundberget Talks Frankly About Open Source
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/16/2018
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Cable Business Services: Going Vertical to Keep Growing
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/15/2018
Cable operators must know their enterprise strategy and play to their strengths ...
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Amid the Rubble of L'Aquila, ZTE Tries to Rebuild
Iain Morris , International Editor , 11/16/2018
China's ZTE is working hard to patch up its customer relationships after US ...
Why BT's Security Chief Is Attacking His Own Network
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 7/17/2017
With the cybersecurity threat landscape shifting quickly and continuously, BT's ...
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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