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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/21/2019
The MEF 70 standard looks to clarify the definition of SD-WAN and pave the way for carrier interoperability, certification and faster deployment times for SD-WAN services.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
The satellite network operator is looking to the Open Networking Automaton Platform (ONAP) to automate connecting its space-based network with terrestrial operators.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 8/15/2019
In a recent podcast with Light Reading, John Isch discusses how Orange 'co-innovates' with SD-WAN customers, and shares several case studies on what this process looks like by describing collaborations with its SD-WAN customers Siemens and Sony.
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 8/7/2019
As 5G takes off, service providers must plan ahead for its impact on SD-WAN. In addition, Ely says growing demand for 'co-managed' SD-WAN services creates challenges around scalability.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/6/2019
SES Networks is using Amdocs to implement the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) on Microsoft Azure, to allow its telco customers to seamlessly extend to SES's satellite service.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/30/2019
Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser discusses the world of SD-WAN, why there are so many vendors and whether enterprise 'white glove' services are handled by butlers.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 7/29/2019
AT&T's Rupesh Chokshi says the case for disaggregated routers at the edge goes beyond the usual examples of increased business agility, network visibility and performance.
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 7/22/2019
QOS Networks' contract with the State of California is its first foray into the government space for SD-WAN.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/16/2019
Cato offers self-service, co-managed and now fully managed options for its cloud SD-WAN service.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/15/2019
Microsoft is partnering with eight managed service providers, including SD-WAN startup Aryaka, to connect enterprises with applications in the Azure cloud.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 7/11/2019
Ovum and Heavy Reading explain how MEF has stepped in to create SD-WAN specifications to provide clarity in the market, and how this service definition could impact the industry.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/10/2019
International wholesale operator wants to play a bigger role with enterprise customers but adding services such as data center interconnect and SD-WAN requires additional operational and business support tools.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 7/2/2019
In addition to kicking around the idea of 5G's impact on SD-WAN, Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin shares insights on how the SD-WAN market might evolve this year.
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Nuclear Plant Security Compromised by Financially Motivated Insiders
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/23/2019
Equipment at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine was used to mine cryptocurrency.
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Larry Loeb, Author, 8/23/2019
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/22/2019
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/21/2019
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