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Key developments related to the use and evolution of the OpenFlow protocol.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 9/24/2019
As the editors recap Light Reading's event series on network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN), technologies like 5G and edge computing arrive just in time to hurry the industry along its path to more modern networks and add plenty of drama.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 9/24/2019
Light Reading editors Mitch Wagner, Kelsey Ziser and Phil Harvey gathered to empty their notebooks and recap the NV & SDN event at the Dallas Marriott Las Colinas.
By Roz Roseboro, Principal Analyst – Cloud Infrastructure & Management, Heavy Reading, 10/5/2018
Survey finds that many CSPs are boldly forging a path towards the open, agile, automated and efficient networks the telecom industry requires.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/10/2018
Known for mobile backhaul routers, the vendor is making a bid for a bigger piece of the router pie in the era of white boxes.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/3/2018
Moving to open source changes the business model but Juniper is ready to succeed selling software and the services required to support it.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 3/27/2018
AT&T looks to expand its white box router approach to macro sites and small cells for 5G.
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...
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/12/2018
With a new open source project and new interfaces, mostly coming from Google, it addresses OpenFlow's shortcomings and makes some big promises.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/27/2017
ORLANDO, 11/27/2017 – Verizon's Shawn Hakl says MEF 3.0 is focused on what carriers need to interconnect in a virtual world.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/23/2017
Network operators are pushing ahead with MANO deployments and open source is attacking the standards issues - but so are others.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/6/2017
A network deal between tiny Frinx and giant SoftBank is a further sign of the upheaval caused by open source, software and virtualization technologies.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/3/2017
Two industry leaders tell the Open Networking Summit audience there are investment, culture change and harmonization problems to be solved.
By Steve Saunders, Founder, Light Reading, 3/14/2017
AT&T Business Solutions' chief marketing officer, Steve McGaw, sat down with Light Reading's CEO, Steve Saunders, at Mobile World Congress to talk about how CSPs need to get into the "digital mindset" in order to succeed in a cloud-based future.
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