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Key developments in networking, including switches, routers, mobile, SDN and virtual networking.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/14/2019
The service provider industry is being transformed by enterprise demand for cloud-based wide-area networking, a model Gartner calls Secure Access Service Edge, or SASE.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/7/2019
The groups, representing service providers and enterprises, are teaming on SD-WAN specifications to help telcos satisfy enterprise needs – and make money doing it.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/4/2019
Bigleaf provides cloud-based SD-WAN as a service for small businesses with big connectivity needs, inspired by a conversation with a church IT director.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/1/2019
The SD-WAN vendor is looking to increase sales through service providers, as enterprises turn to SPs to outsource networking needs.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/27/2019
Big vendors' acquisition of SD-WAN specialists mean service provider and vendor interests are often at odds, says Orange Business Services' John Isch.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/25/2019
As the enterprise market stagnates for telcos, SD-WAN promises revenue growth.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/24/2019
Aryaka launches SD-WAN service over the public Internet for cases where 'best effort' is good enough for enterprise connectivity, complementing its existing global, private network that offers guaranteed SLAs.
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 9/23/2019
In an industry first, Light Reading will stage two breakfast forums on hot tech topics at next week's Cable-Tec Expo in New Orleans, the first on cable network virtualization and the second on cable's role in 5G.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/18/2019
NASA was trying to solve the same problems telcos now face when it launched the space shuttle Enterprise, 43 years ago Tuesday.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/17/2019
Enterprises demand SD-WAN from telcos, and SD-WAN won't work without SDN, says Ray Watson, Masergy's innovation VP.
By Stephen Lawson, 9/16/2019
Deutsche Telekom, Telefónica and AT&T describe their experiences as open networking pioneers.
By Light Reading, 9/16/2019
The cable giant sees scalability, space and power efficiency as payoffs.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/16/2019
We're packing our bags for Dallas, for our cleverly named Network Virtualization and SDN Americas conference, but first we sat down to talk about NV, SDN and our favorite travel snack.
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Security Now
CISO No Longer the Last Word on Security – Radware
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/14/2019
The rise of DevSecOps may be the reason that 70% of respondents to Radware's ...
New 'Reductor' Malware Intercepts Browser Traffic
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/11/2019
Encrypted traffic from both Chrome and Firefox shown to be vulnerable.
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Alternative Access Techs Advance
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/14/2019
Also today, Watch Communications and Ericsson heard it on the radio, Radwin tunes ...
BBWN Bites: Consumer Tech Spending to Climb to $2.06T by 2023 – IDC
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/11/2019
Also today, Comcast is really virtualizing, Verizon counts on emerging backhaul ...
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Is NFV Headed for a Cliff?
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 8/7/2019
Are telcos solving NFVs big problems or making them worse? Critics say a ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
New Orleans -- Cable-Tec Expo -- The wired/wireless network "revolution" is well underway, though the speed at which that revolution will proceed won't be constant. ...
Marc Ganzi is described as a "leading visionary and entrepreneur" in his company's biography, and it's easy to see why.
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