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Key developments related to SDN in the WAN (wide area network), particularly related to transport layer management.
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 Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/1/2019
Aryaka's war chest now totals $184 million for its SD-WAN service, which runs on its own private network.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 4/23/2019
Three leading operators make the shortlist for telco cloud strategy for this year's Leading Lights.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 3/27/2019
Spanish operator wants to get rid of its domain-specific controllers and thinks standardization efforts will make that possible.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 3/5/2019
As it ramps its first quarter revenues by more than 20%, Ciena shows off its WaveLogic 5 programmable coherent modem, capable of up to 800 Gbit/s transmission, at OFC 2019.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/5/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Austrian mobile advertising firm wins big with MTN; Huawei's Hu pleas for cybersecurity consistency; ADVA touts optical transport advance.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/21/2019
Transport network visibility and multivendor management startup Sedona has landed a breakthrough deal with Vodafone Group, adding to its Tier 1 successes.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/19/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Three goes cloud-native; Nokia adds transport muscle; Ericsson touts licensing deal with OPPO; Inwit boosts sales; and more.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/29/2019
Orange is looking for new vendors as it puts an SD-WAN offering in front of smaller organizations with less stringent requirements.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 1/23/2019
Cisco's AppD joins the pack of vendors offering AI for IT management, but the vendor says it's got a couple of tricks that make it special.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/10/2018
Michael Glickman, SVP of Cisco's service provider business, talks with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner about the range of opportunities for service providers -- and Cisco -- to reinvent their business.
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 Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/9/2018
New Layer 2-based service promises cloud connections in minutes to enterprises in fiber-fed buildings globally.
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