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Key developments related to the replacement of legacy routers and switches with commercial off-the-shelf systems.
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.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/2/2019
While there is a fair degree of hype around the term 'cloud native' and plenty of misuse by software marketeers, it is clearly an important topic among CSP CTOs and CIOs.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/2/2019
No matter what the US and China agree from now on, the dynamics of the global telecoms technology supply chain have changed forever.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/28/2019
Business disruption, telco transformation and big-league bowling. Crack open a cold one and listen to our podcast chat with former CenturyLink explainer-of-things Bill Walker.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/26/2019
Organizations outside the telecom sector are starting to invest in their own 5G networks, with ramifications for operators and vendors alike.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/20/2019
Being more like Shane Warne than Ian Botham could serve Rajeev Suri well in the nascent 5G market.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/11/2019
Nick McKeown does it again – his data center switching startup is snapped up by Intel.
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 Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/22/2019
Comcast says it's premature to talk about how its network virtualization strategies will take shape, but industry sources say Comcast has discussed the idea of licensing its new tech to other MSOs.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/20/2019
At the Big 5G Event in Denver, Gilles Garcia, EMEA comms business lead director at chip specialist Xilinx, suggests the hardware platforms needed to underpin 5G rollouts are being overshadowed by excitement over software developments.
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 Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/15/2019
Japan's Rakuten is building what it says will be the first truly cloud-native mobile network, and its existing operators should be worried.
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Monday, June 17, 2019
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Thursday, June 6, 2019
Dell Rings Up $22B Q1 Revenue, Up 3%
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Telus Trials MobiledgeX
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
DriveNets Unveils 400G Virtual Router
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Intel Abandons 5G Smartphone Modem Market
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Autogrill Unit Snacks on Aryaka's SD-WAN
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Intel Nabs Qualcomm's CFO
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Broadband Forum Unveils BNG Disaggregation Project
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
ETSI MEC Group Releases Phase 2 Specs
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Ericsson, Intel Team on SDI
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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Skylight Says Cylance Can Be Bypassed; Cylance Says, 'Not So Fast, There!'
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/23/2019
Skylight's findings certainly gained attention, but at what cost to the company's ...
Bluetooth Devices Leaking Tracking Data
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/19/2019
Researchers from Boston University found that the current version of Bluetooth ...
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Rogers Aims to Ignite Broadband Growth
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/23/2019
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BBWN Bites: CenturyLink Digs Today's Fiber
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/23/2019
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Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
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NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
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The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
TIP Players Voice Open Source Misgivings
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/11/2017
TIP members big and small are assessing what open source technology means for them.
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