News & Views
Content posted in September 2016
AT&T CEO Backs Black Lives Matter
Jonestown | 9/30/2016 | 10 comments
Randall Stephenson and John Legere weigh in on the Black Lives Matter movement, with AT&T executive telling employees he wants a company conversation, starting with him.
A Cloud Full of Harleys
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 9/30/2016 | Post a comment
Huawei CEO Eric Xu finds inspiration in an unlikely place -- Harley-Davidson's drive to transform itself into a digital enterprise for the 21st century.
From Philly, With Love
LRTV Documentaries | 9/30/2016 | 5 comments
Join Alan Breznick, cable's answer to the Italian Stallion, as he runs through the highlights of SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, lumbers along in Rocky Balboa's footsteps and searches for the perfect Philadelphia cheesesteak.
Welcome to Testapedia!
Brianiac | 9/30/2016 | 3 comments
Light Reading is proud to bring you our latest community site, Testapedia, the go-to hub for test and measurement (T&M) professionals and their customers.
5G: Truth or Dare?
Column | 9/30/2016 | 1 comment
5G could ride the traditional wireless hype cycle, or – quite possibly – break the chain, suggests Nokia's North American CTO.
Level 3 VP: Enterprises Need More for Less
LRTV Interviews | 9/29/2016 | Post a comment
Andrew Dugan, Level 3 group vice president of global technology and IT, says enterprises need more bandwidth and they need it faster and with greater security, but they want to spend less, if possible. They are looking to carriers to reduce their network complexity and help protect them from cyberattacks as well.
Upskill U on Roadmaps for Gigabit Deployment
Kelsey's Grammar | 9/29/2016 | 2 comments
Dr. Robert Howald, Comcast, and Alan Breznick, Light Reading, examine developments in gigabit technology and best practices for future deployments in the Upskill U course, 'Gigabit & the Great Migration.'
The Evolution of Big Data & Analytics
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 9/28/2016 | 2 comments
The ability to holistically analyze, in real time, any network data impacting customer experience is one reason why big data and analytics (BDA) will become a key network element in the near future.
Sonus Snaps Up Taqua for $20M
News Analysis | 9/28/2016 | 2 comments
Sonus adds to its IP voice technology capabilities and enhances its NFV plans with the acquisition of Taqua, but will stop short of renaming itself Staqua.
In the Cloud Era, It’s About Connectivity
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 9/27/2016 | Post a comment
Operators still fear the 'dumb pipe' label, but they must realize that their unique role in the future marketplace is in providing ultra-broadband connectivity between users and content.
ARM Intros New Coherent Backplane
News Analysis | 9/27/2016 | 1 comment
ARM has introduced its third-generation backplane in support of its ARMv8 architecture, designed to provide the performance demanded by next-generation applications, including virtual reality and autonomous vehicles.
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders recently visited the University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC) where Cisco's Tetration application is providing data center analytics, simplifying SDN, helping with cloud migration and overseeing white-list security policy.
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