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Key developments related to MPLS systems and standards.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/29/2018
In this video interview, Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne dissects the emerging SD-WAN market and explains why service providers aren't making much money from it yet.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/21/2018
Cisco is to acquire small British outfit Ensoft, which develops software that supports routing, switching, carrier Ethernet and much more.
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.
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/8/2018
Satya Parimi of Spectrum Enterprise, says managed SD-WAN services are coming shortly following trials that revealed the complexity of deploying this new service.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/26/2018
Light Reading's dynamic trio wind down from the NFV & Carrier SDN event by answering the question: Which wines pair with telecom acronyms?
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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