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Key developments related to software-defined networking technologies and elements, such as SDN controllers.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/21/2017
Calix today added lawful intercept to its software-defined access system, moving yet another capability out of the network core or aggregation point and into the ...
By Robert Clark, 9/19/2017
HONG KONG -- Operations Transformation Forum 2017 -- SDN and NFV are intended to make service providers more nimble, but when it comes to testing virtualized ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/18/2017
Two years ago, SD-WAN was still a relatively new category of services. A year ago, it had become a must-have service for network operators, and today it's not about ...
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/18/2017
Comcast is treading ever more boldly on traditional telco territory. Since getting serious about commercial services in the earlier part of the decade, the cable ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/14/2017
Service assurance data will play a key role in how network operators bring automation to their service engines, but how that data is used is changing significantly in ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/14/2017
To compete in the SD-WAN market, network operators are having to bring their own innovation, and Tata Communications is one good example. In addition to offering an ...
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 9/13/2017
With MWC Americas now up and running, and seemingly buzzing, the 5G announcement floodgates have opened, with all manner of vendors and their operator friends ...
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/11/2017
ONAP's addition of Vodafone to its platinum member roster not only adds the voice of one of the largest global carriers and earliest implementers of NFV-SDN to the ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/11/2017
In a move that should surprise no one, Amdocs today announced an NFV software and services portfolio based on ONAP.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/11/2017
Building on its significant work within two major open source projects -- Open CORD and the Open Compute Project -- Radisys is now signaling its intent to be the ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/31/2017
Adtran CEO Tom Stanton would be the first to admit that transforming a company from its traditional role as a hardware manufacturer to a new position as a software ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 8/30/2017
As service providers strive to reduce costs, drive innovation and increase network capacity, they are exploring the ways white box initiatives, virtualization, open ...
By Craig Matsumoto, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 8/28/2017
LAS VEGAS -- VMworld 2017 -- VMware is trying to sharpen its cloud story, opening this week's VMworld conference with a handful of news about helping enterprises ...
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Microsoft's Quantum Computing Efforts Come into Focus
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 9/25/2017
At Ignite, CEO Satya Nadella and a team of researchers gave insights into the ...
Microsoft Serving a Slice of AI With Everything at Ignite
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 9/25/2017
When Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at Ignite this week, the emphasis will be ...
Telco Transformation
Key to NFV Is Organizational Buy-In – BT's Sabey
Jim Sabey, Head of Connect & Compute Sales Specialists, BT, 9/25/2017
Educating both customers and employees is crucial for NFV adoption, according to ...
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Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 9/25/2017
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Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
Amoroso Shares His Security Obsession
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 9/8/2016
Retired AT&T Chief Security Officer Ed Amoroso is publishing a free three-volume ...
Evaluating Juniper's Cloud CPE Solution
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 6/29/2016
Light Reading commissioned independent test lab EANTC to evaluate Juniper's Cloud ...
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