SPONSORED: The new routed optical network is not your father's IP over DWDM, writes Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin.
As the Cisco Live event kicks off today, the networking giant looks beyond the lockdowns and urges service providers to build the network they're going to need when the world gets moving again.
Benu Networks has updated its Virtualized Broadband Network Gateway to operate in cloud-native environments, and has added SASE functionality and 5G wireless/wireline convergence capabilities.
Overall net revenue is nonetheless flat, but exceeds (slightly) analysts' expectations.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: terabit interfaces trialed; BT's recruitment drive continues; Wind Tre goes with Amdocs for 5G billing.
The startup looking to bring new cloud-like efficiency to service provider networking has raised another $208 million and is eager to grow up fast.
Under amended deal, Cisco is set to acquire Acacia for $115 per share, or roughly $4.5 billion, a sweetened deal that handily beats an original offer of $2.6 billion.
eero's CEO discusses Wi-Fi 6, pandemic connectivity and how the company is courting service provider broadband partners.
The components vendor said its business is growing thanks to bandwidth demands and it stands by its desire to call off its pending acquisition by Cisco.
The wholesale carrier said it will use routing platforms that support 400G pluggable optics to build a faster, more manageable network.
The cloud computing giant plans to substitute routers developed in-house for equipment it currently buys from Juniper, according to MKM Partners.
On an acquisition spree in recent months, the maker of routers and switches has just bagged a company whose big selling point was vendor neutrality. Er...
Cogent, one of the world's largest ISPs, offers customers and competitors the ability to create their own global network, across its entire footprint, while paying on a per-usage basis.
This week: Jeff Baumgartner on the state of satellite broadband and what differentiates existing competitors.
The work of physically installing radios on top of cell towers is often the most expensive part of any wireless network buildout. Dish Network said it will use 20,000 Crown Castle towers for 5G.
Chuck Robbins talks up a 'solid start' to the fiscal year as Cisco gains more visibility into its business. Overall revenues slipped in Q1, Cisco expects revenues to be flat or rise 2% in fiscal Q2.
128 Technology's President Sue Graham Johnston joins the podcast to explain the company's approach to improving user experience of the network with session-aware routers, and how enterprises can develop security strategies to protect their assets.
Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin and Light Reading's Phil Harvey recap the recent 5G Transport & Networking Strategies symposium, and they discuss network slicing in transport networks, how Verizon is handling its 5G traffic and how the increasing importance of edge computing is shaping optical networking technologies and spending.
Infinera's Tim Doiron discusses open networking and Infinera's role in a recent Telecom Infra Project deployment.
Cisco has given its ISR and ASR routers a refresh with the Catalyst 8000 series to provide connectivity and security features in the data center, branch and edge.