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Key developments in OSS, BSS, and policy control.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/13/2018
Mirko Voltolini, global head of Network on Demand at Colt, talks about how the operator has automated the service delivery aspect of its Ethernet services but is still working on the significant challenge of automating the service assurance lifecycle.
By Yaron Aboodaga, Product Management Head - CloudBand Infrastructure Software, Nokia, 11/12/2018
Network operators will each take their own unique journey to becoming more cloud-native. This heterogeneous, 'lumpy' universe will be with us for quite a while.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/9/2018
CenturyLink is moving to 'as-a-service' model to support enterprise use of multiple cloud platforms, says Andrew Dugan, who is now the carrier's CTO.
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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 Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/8/2018
Swedish equipment vendor raises sales targets in expectation of market share gains, improved conditions in the networks industry and a push into non-telecom sectors.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/7/2018
Vodafone's Nuno Sanches says focus on a cloud-powered, OTT-centric approach to pay-TV bridges Vodafone's disparate fixed networks in Europe and establishes the foundation for a scalable, feature-rich service.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/7/2018
Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw highlights the key debate topics from the Software Defined Operations & the Autonomous Network event in London, including the data analytics challenge in a 5G world and how service assurance appears to still be an afterthought in virtualization strategies.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/7/2018
Vendors that want to get their technology deployed in BT's network will need to prove to the operator's chief architect that they can support his automation plans, he tells the Light Reading event audience.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/5/2018
With telco cloud and open source developments playing a key role in network operator strategies, Red Hat's acquisition could bolster IBM's opportunities with communications service provider customers.
By Francesco Venturini, Managing Director, Global Communications & Media Industries, Accenture, 11/5/2018
Why CSPs should adopt an omni-channel approach to improve the customer experience and regain their competitive advantage
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/31/2018
MEF18 demo shows policy-driven dynamic services over multi-carrier networks
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/30/2018
SD-WAN is taking off but provisioning complexity remains a challenge, and one that MEF is helping to address.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/30/2018
Vendor's new WaveSuite applications are designed to help network operators make more money from their optical assets.
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Google Data Center Traffic Rerouted to Nigeria, China & Russia
Larry Loeb, Author, 11/14/2018
For over an hour this week, some Internet traffic from Google's data centers was ...
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Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 11/13/2018
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/13/2018
Nokia's long-time head of fixed networking gear has been given a new role at the ...
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