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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/21/2019
Raising the heat and the rhetoric over security concerns about Chinese telecom vendor Huawei, US Secretary State Mike Pompeo on Thursday issued a warning that the US won't work with allies ...
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 2/12/2019
It's been a rough few months for Chinese vendor Huawei. As reported in front-page news around the globe, the company's CFO was arrested, the US government began criminal proceedings ...
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/29/2019
Samsung's top executive in the United States, Tim Baxter, announced on social media he is retiring from the company and will be replaced by Young Hoon Eom.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/15/2016
The security industry has been talking about virtualizing security so it can be distributed to protect assets, but it's now time to start acting.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/14/2016
There's a boom in security services, driven by demand from businesses and shaped by the ability to deliver security as a virtual network function.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/9/2016
Level 3 Communications' Chief Security Officer Dale Drew says service providers, manufacturers and even consumers must combine to halt botnet woes.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/2/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- The recent massive DDoS attacks using Internet of Things devices are rallying the cybersecurity industry to the cause, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/2/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- Ed Amoroso, AT&T's recently retired chief security officer, predicted on Thursday that there will be a major and ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/1/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- Merger and acquisition activity may be financially rewarding but it can actually create and contribute to enterprise ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/8/2016
When most male executives retire from a long-time job, they brush up their golf game, plan exotic travel, tackle the "honey do list" or find a beach somewhere to just sit.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/29/2015
Much of my work in the past year has been on Light Reading events, so it's not surprising that some of my most memorable moments of 2015 happened on the stages I helped set. Here's a look ...
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Big 5G Event Keynote: Ian Campbell, Cisco

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Ian Campbell, CTO and Distinguished Engineer for Cisco's Mobile and Automation Business Unit, discusses the role of automation, cloud computing and policy in 5G success.
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uCPE & Edge Cloud: Climbing Past the Hype Cycle Trough

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Ray Le Maistre catches up with James Buchanan, GM of ADVA's Edge Cloud unit, to discuss the accelerating market adoption of uCPE and Edge Cloud NFV solutions by service providers and enterprises.
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Big 5G Event Keynote Panel: We Need to Talk About Edge Computing

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Ibrahim Gedeon from Telus, Jim Poole from Equinix and Tom Tofigh from QCT discuss edge computing as part of the telco cloud at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
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Big 5G Event Keynote: Fireside Chat – Andrew Dugan, CenturyLink

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CenturyLink CTO Andrew Dugan shares his views on 5G transport technology at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
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5G Runs on Intel

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5G runs on Intel's portfolio; from Xeon, to Atom, to FPGA, to custom ASICs.
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CenturyLink's Walker: More Edges, More Efficiency

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DENVER -- Big 5G Event -- Now that NFV is maturing, 5G is the first new network topology where providers can combine control and traditional IT services on x86 white boxes, explains CenturyLink's Bill Walker. In turn, edge computing has allowed operators like CenturyLink to decompose applications and distribute them on the network. Walker explains when and why ...
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HR's Steve Bell on FUD in a 5G World

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Steve Bell highlights some of the fear, uncertainty and doubt related to 5G's return-on-investment cases and regulatory environments.
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Nice Work If You Can Get It...

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It's a tough job talking about telco transformation on the French Riviera in May, but someone's got to do it... so what are the big talking points from the TM Forum's Digital Transformation World event in Nice, France?
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Verizon's Wellbrock: RAN Is Fancy Radio That Rides on Fiber

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DENVER -- Big 5G Event -- The radio access network receives plenty of attention in 5G discussions, but Verizon's Glenn Wellbrock says those "fancy radios" require a strong fiber backbone. In 2017, Verizon committed to a three-year deal with Corning for over $1 billion in optical fiber to support its network infrastructure. Wellbrock also explains Verizon's ...
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Ovum's Mike Roberts on 5G's Milestone

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At the Big 5G Event in Denver, Mike Roberts, research director for Ovum's Service Provider Markets group, gives his take on the current state of the 5G market.
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Building a Healthier 5G Business Environment

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During the 2019 Big 5G Event on May 8 in Denver, Dr. Mohamed Madkour, VP of global wireless networks marketing and solutions at Huawei Technologies, sat down for an interview with Ray Le Maistre, Light Reading's Editor-in-Chief. Mohamed discussed how the 5G ecosystem is being developed at a faster pace and how now is the time for the industry to develop a healthy ...
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Huawei Unveiled: Building Trust & Transparency

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Huawei USA's breakfast seminar, titled "Huawei Unveiled: Building Trust & Transparency," at the Big 5G Event, offered a view of Huawei's global vision, the challenges the brand is facing, its plan for addressing those challenges and the progress it's making in the US.