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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 8/16/2018
One way to look at how much the industry is changing is to spend some time with an executive – and a company – that has stuck to the same formula and industry view for almost 20 years.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 7/23/2018
Infinera has offered to acquire Coriant for $430 million in cash and stock but the deal is truly complementary, not just a cost-cutting exercise, both companies say.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/14/2018
Ed Morche says the company will continue to invest in wireline infrastructure and focus on the best on-net service experience.
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/10/2018
AppMon is a software-defined monitoring and network telemetry tool which tracks network and application performance for enterprises, and also integrates with Cisco SD-WAN.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/2/2018
New capabilities are integrated in a way to enable smoother, more efficient transition to SDN.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2018
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 2/23/2018
AT&T's Network-Based SD-WAN is now available as a VNF on the AT&T FlexWare platform in over 150 countries.
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 2/14/2018
GCI is deploying a new SD-WAN platform, CloudFlex SD-WAN, to business customers in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
By Craig Leddy, 2/1/2018
Software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) is the primary focus for cable in 2018, with fierce competition across the market.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/1/2018
Another win for Versa and a first step into SD-WAN territory for the cable operator giant, with the UK's Virgin Media spearheading its service launch.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/27/2017
Legacy business services aren't that easily shed when customers resist change but service providers need to find a more aggressive path forward.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 12/26/2017
As more companies migrate to the cloud, CenturyLink's Eric Nowak says businesses are deploying VoIP to enable the use of more collaborative applications such as Skype, Spark and other integrated applications.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/18/2017
Satya Parimi, group VP of data and cloud products at Charter's Spectrum Enterprise, sees a big market for MSO's new hybrid SD-WAN service.
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Foreshadow-NG Vulnerability Sets Tech Giants Scrambling
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2018
Foreshadow vulnerabilities expose processors and even the cloud to penetration.
Congressional Campaign Websites Vulnerable to Attack, Say Researchers
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 8/17/2018
Researchers presented a study at DEF CON that showed that a third of ...
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GigaMonster Bets Big on MDU Broadband
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/20/2018
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/17/2018
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Critical Infrastructure: Why Telecom Is Taking a Renewed Interest in the Utility Sector
Dan O'Shea , Analyst, Heavyreading.com , 8/27/2015
Telecom vendors are taking an increasing interest in the utility industry's ...
Doing the Dirty Work Pays Off
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 3/27/2014
Larissa Herda and her tw telecom team chose the hard way when integrating a major ...
Murray Leads Big Switch Into Bare Metal Battle
Dan O'Shea , Analyst, Heavyreading.com , 2/13/2014
Doug Murray left Juniper Networks to guide Big Switch Networks beyond a crowded ...
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