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Key developments related to the development and deployment of 'white box' network elements.
By Stephen Lawson , 9/10/2019
Stratum is the foundation for the ONF's next-generation SDN initiative.
By Prayson Pate, CTO, Ensemble, ADVA Optical Networking, 9/6/2019
NFV has many naysayers, but it's alive, kicking and thriving, with SD-WAN as a significant catalyst.
By The Philter, 8/26/2019
Our series on the state of the SD-WAN market continues with a discussion on what's holding back some companies in the space and how standards and new technologies are advancing the cause of SD-WAN.
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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.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/23/2019
Arrcus is extending its architecture from the data center to the edge, using high-density 100G/400G white box networking hardware based on Broadcom Jericho2 processors.
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.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/10/2019
Ihab Tarazi has left Packet to become CTO of Networking and Solutions at Dell Technologies.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/15/2019
Volta claims that moving routing intelligence to the cloud and running white boxes can slash costs compared with legacy equipment.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/1/2019
Orange and Dell will collaborate on a distributed cloud architecture for 5G cloud networking.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 4/4/2019
AT&T already has white box networking deployed in Toronto and London, with a lot more to come, says CTO Andre Fuetsch.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/20/2019
Huawei rules out any immediate involvement in the O-RAN Alliance as it doubts the viability of white box radios.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/15/2019
Vendor already has Tier 1 traction, a founder with track record of disruption, the backing of Bessemer and has Cisco, Juniper, Huawei and Nokia in its sights.
Security Now
DNSSEC Can Encourage DDoS – Nexusguard
Larry Loeb, Author, 9/18/2019
Report found that DNS Amplification contributed to the largest share, compared to ...
Analytics Startup Claims to Turn Golden Tickets Brass
Joe Stanganelli, Managing Director, Blackwood King LC, 9/17/2019
The threat of escalation attacks and forged administration levels has plagued ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Comcast Gives 'Flex' to Broadband-Only Subs
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 9/18/2019
Also, Sky builds up new-home biz, CityFibre names new (non-exec) chairman, NBN ...
BBWN Bites: WOW Says 'Hi' to New CIO, 'Bye' to Old CTO
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 9/17/2019
Also, UK's fiber fix advances (a bit), Slovenian CSP meshes into smart homes, ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Prime Reading
Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
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 ...
Getting to NFV Everywhere
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 10/5/2015
Real-world challenges come with the territory as NFV starts to see practical ...
Vendor Selection Survey: New Criteria for the New IP Era
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 6/16/2015
It's not only communications service providers that are transforming – vendors ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Ciena CEO Gary Smith is trying not to sound excited.
As CEO of Orange Silicon Valley, Mireille Helou's mission is to bring Californian innovation back home, and raise awareness of Orange in the States.
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