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By Simon Stanley, 5/10/2016
The Open Compute Project (OCP) and the shift to virtualized functions using SDN and NFV is driving a complete change in the architecture of telecom data centers and telecom infrastructure. ...
By Roz Roseboro, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 4/8/2016
Communications service providers (CSPs) are in the process of transforming the infrastructure they use to deliver services. They are looking to both lower their capex and opex and increase ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/12/2015
As cable operators seek to move upmarket, cater to larger, more sophisticated enterprises and roll out new services faster and more efficiently, they should look at adopting NFV technology.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/12/2015
SDN is turning traditional service models around to allow Verizon to measure and deliver performance at the application layer.
By Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/8/2015
NFV isn't magic. Although it provides many benefits, it takes much hard work to get there.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/7/2015
Virtual CPE is one of the early success stories for network functions virtualization, but even here, Masergy Communications faced a business case challenge.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/6/2015
AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret T. Chiosi talks to Light Reading's Carol Wilson about the potential for open source technology to liberate communications service providers.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/5/2015
The head of Telefónica's NFV initiative admits virtualization initially means greater complexity, but with the right abstraction layer, that can change.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/23/2015
The long-range goal of service providers is to deliver app-specific network performance and that is showing up in technical developments today.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/22/2015
Managed services provider Masergy Communications is on the forefront of a growing trend, deploying virtual CPE. That's currently considered one of the strongest business cases for network ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/21/2015
CableLabs' Virtualized Network Evolution Program looks at how to apply analytics to track resources and more when virtualizing home, business and core networks.
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MEF17: Breaking Down the Hot Topics

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Light Reading Head of Video Dan Allen and Editor-at-Large Carol Wilson spent this week at MEF17 in Orlando. They took a closer look at the leading players and the biggest issues – including MEF 3.0, SD-WAN and the persistent challenges around rethinking the traditional telco culture.
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Sprint's McClendon – Building for the Future, Learning From the Past

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NEW YORK -- Sprint's Director of Technology Innovation & Architecture - Strategy, Planning and Development, Ginger McClendon, talks about how the future of network design will evolve with the advent of 5G and distributed architectures, while explaining the importance of learning from cellular surprises of the past.
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The Third Wave of Telco Cloud Services for the Enterprise

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Evan Kircheimer, Research Director Enterprise Services at Ovum, says the latest wave of operator cloud offerings for enterprise focus on connectivity and security as a service.
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Intelligent Access: Make Your Networks Faster, Better & Smarter

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In a world where data consumption continues to skyrocket, where homes are hotbeds of many devices, and where networks combine multiple technologies and traffic types, we need networks that are faster, better and smarter. Welcome to the world of Intelligent Access. For Gigabit-ready networks, explore:
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Changing the Network With Intel

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DENVER -- Krithika Moorti of Intel speaks to Alan Breznick about the evolving network technology and Intel's own platform for virtualization.
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Sprint's McClendon – Trust Your Inner Voice

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NEW YORK -- Sprint's Director of Technology Innovation & Architecture - Strategy, Planning and Development, Ginger McClendon, explains that while she's noticed more women at tech conferences, the telecom industry can still be a difficult place for women to break into and continues to have a culture of being cutthroat. McClendon discusses why listening to her inner ...
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Connecting Regional Ireland

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SIRO CEO Sean Atkinson describes how the Irish telco is bringing badly needed fiber connectivity to regional Ireland.
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EE Looks Ahead to MBBF17

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As we build up to Huawei's MBBF17 event in London, the CEO of the UK's largest operator EE, Marc Allera, gives his thoughts on the show and the value of its partnership with the vendor.
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The Second Network Evolution

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Andre Beijen, Head of Network Innovation at KPN, takes us through the telco's digital transformation program, aimed at ensuring its network becomes more customer-centric.
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Huawei Tops Optical Networking Scorecard

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The Chinese vendor's strong performance in market share, service support and R&D investment have pushed it to the top of the optical networking vendor table, says Heidi Adams, Senior Research Director for Transport Networks at IHS Markets.
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Hong Kong’s Broadband Trailblazer

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HKT Managing Director Engineering Peter Lam explains why the telco is now delivering a massive 10 Gbit/s to the home user.
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LINX Talks About Open Networking & OcNOS

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SILICON VALLEY, 11/9/2017 – Listen to Richard Petrie, CTO of LINX, explain how LINX is adopting a disaggregated format for their secondary London interconnect platform (LON2). They're leveraging IP Infusion's network operating system and hardware from Edgecore Networks. LINX, one of the largest operators of Internet Exchange Point (IXP) services connecting over ...