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Key developments related to systems integration plans and projects that impact or involve software-defined networking.
By Jim Hodges, Principal Analyst – Cloud and Security, Heavy Reading, 8/16/2018
This year's NFV & Carrier SDN event will examine the industry's progress in monetizing virtualization efforts, but will also consider the impact of process automation, which is now positioned as a ubiquitous add-on to any technology.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/1/2018
Kontron will combine its white box hardware with Inocybe's open source software, including its open source SDN controller and other software.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/16/2018
Company known for embedded computer technology vendor now serves as integrator as well, combining its hardware with OpenStack and VNFs.
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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, 7/5/2018
CTO says Juniper is ready to out-do the competition when it comes to edge-cloud, both for 5G buildouts and latency-sensitive IoT apps.
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 Scott Raynovich, Founder and Principal Analyst, Futuriom, 6/22/2018
It's clear that SD-WAN is now seen as the enterprise networking architecture of the future, which is why this market will reach billions of dollars.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/19/2018
New strategic realignment already generating reference designs for virtualization of key edge access and compute platforms.
By Mike Yang, President, Quanta Cloud Technology, 6/15/2018
Mobile operators moving to virtualized networking for 5G infrastructure need to carefully consider the motivations behind the move and make the right choices at every step along the way.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/14/2018
Joint development deal with chipmaker ARM brings RISC-based silicon to the edge computing realm, focused on uCPE and more.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/12/2018
New features in latest software release target practical deployment features as more major operators roll out ONAP whole or in pieces.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/12/2018
Latest NFVi release targets 5G and the edge in a multicloud play that hits a buzzword trifecta: containers, intent and automation.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/6/2018
Ambitious effort tackles what's needed to automate service delivery across domains, including multivendor gear.
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Foreshadow-NG Vulnerability Sets Tech Giants Scrambling
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2018
Foreshadow vulnerabilities expose processors and even the cloud to penetration.
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Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 8/17/2018
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GigaMonster Bets Big on MDU Broadband
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/17/2018
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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 ...
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 ...
Leading Lights 2016: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/20/2016
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
Telefónica CTO: It's Time for Unica Phase II
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 3/3/2016
After a year of tough lessons, the Tier 1 operator is moving forward with its SDN ...
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