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ZTE Is Still in the Danger Zone
Morris Lore  | 
6/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Investors look panicky despite plans for a new line of credit and management changes. It is little wonder.
Eurobites: Telefónica, Huawei Join the Quantum Party
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6/14/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson and Intel help China Mobile test standalone 5G; Italy's 5G auction will go ahead; Telia announces 5G partner program, and Volvo digs it.
Eurobites: BT Claims Quantum Leap in Internet Security
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6/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup, Telecom Italia negotiates layoffs agreement; Telefónica soft-launches O2 brand in Spain; more 5G fun from Nokia.
Top 11 Business Features in Apple iOS 12
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6/6/2018  |  5 comments
Here's what matters to enterprises in iOS 12, the latest operating system version for the iPhone and iPad, which Apple unveiled Monday for availability in September.
ETSI's Zero-Touch Group Launches First PoC, Focused on 5G Slicing
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6/6/2018  |  1 comment
Ambitious effort tackles what's needed to automate service delivery across domains, including multivendor gear.
Facebook Back in Firing Line
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6/6/2018  |  3 comments
Social media giant cranks the hysteria volume to 11 with confirmation that it's shared data with Chinese firms, including Huawei.
Huawei Faces Security Backlash in Australia
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6/4/2018  |  Post a comment
The Chinese equipment vendor is deemed a security threat by some Australian politicians.
GTT's Sahim: Standards Could Speed SD-WAN Adoption
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5/24/2018  |  Post a comment
Kevin Sahim, VP of Engineering, GTT, explains how service providers' delivery of multiple circuit options and hybrid security are important features for enterprise customers adopting SD-WAN.
Eurobites: Italy to Hold 5G Auction in September
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5/24/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 5G goes to the museum; MTS suffers drop in subscribers; KCOM virtualizes with Metaswitch; Swisscom's one-SIM offer.
Has Intent-Based Networking Moved Beyond Marketing Buzzword Purgatory?
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5/23/2018  |  2 comments
AT BCE, panelists from Verizon, Apstra and CableLabs examine if intent-based networking is marketing hype or can be leveraged to automate the data center, WAN and more.
ZTE Racks Up Losses of $3B After US Ban – Report
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5/23/2018  |  Post a comment
ZTE's customers are reviewing deals with the equipment vendor while expenses are mounting.
We're Losing AI Fight to Fraudsters, Says BICS Exec
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5/23/2018  |  2 comments
The Belgian carrier is under growing pressure to make use of artificial intelligence.
Reliance Jio's BCE Keynote: A Disruptive Digital Transformation
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5/18/2018  |  Post a comment
At BCE 2018, Reliance Jio's president of Network, Global Strategy and Service Development, Mathew Oommen, describes how the operator has transformed the nature of mobile service delivery with its greenfield 4G network and, in doing so, changed the communications landscape in what is the second-biggest services market in the world.
Eurobites: UK Broadband Only Half as Fast as It Should Be, Finds Study
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5/18/2018  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU calls for co-operation on cyberdefense; Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy; nun news.
White House Axes Top Cybersecurity Role, Strengthens Agency CIOs
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5/16/2018  |  1 comment
White House says it's reducing bureaucracy.
Four Cloud Skills Every Network Admin Needs
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5/15/2018  |  Post a comment
For network admins used to wrangling on-premises networks, cloud networks are different animals to tame.
Leading Lights 2018: The Winners
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5/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Find out which companies have landed the 2018 Leading Lights Awards.
ADVA Moves Encryption Into Software to Protect Cloud-Based Apps
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5/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Ensemble Connector now supports deploying software-based encryption at multiple endpoints, including public cloud sites and customer premises.
New Service Providers Powered by SDN, AI, Aim for Fast, Simple Service Delivery
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5/9/2018  |  Post a comment
PacketFabric and Netrolix represent a wave of new network operators able to leverage SDN and AI technologies to deliver services without long commitments or complicated contracts.
Leading Lights 2018 Finalists: Most Innovative SD-WAN Service
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5/7/2018  |  Post a comment
AT&T, Telus, GTT and more made the shortlist for 'Most Innovative SD-WAN Service,' awarded to the company that has launched the most innovative SD-WAN service for enterprise and/or small or midsized corporate users during the past year.
Eurobites: Let's Get Digital, Says Virgin, as It Culls Contact Center Jobs
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5/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTN thrives in Ghana and Nigeria; Telia concerned about government snooping; and royal wedding news!!!
Leading Lights 2018 Finalists: Most Innovative Security Strategy
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5/3/2018  |  Post a comment
Five companies made the finals in this competitive category of Leading Lights 2018.
Google Launching G Suite 'Confidential Mode,' Including Self-Destructing Email
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4/25/2018  |  1 comment
The new G Suite and Gmail security capabilities aren't bulletproof, but they add an extra layer of control.
I'm Back for the Future of Communications
The Philter  | 
4/20/2018  |  17 comments
Texas mop, KC smoke, Carolina vinegar – I like all styles of communications, really.
ZTE Labeled Security Risk by UK Government
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4/17/2018  |  Post a comment
A UK warning that ZTE could pose a security risk in service provider networks comes at the same time US authorities ban the sale of components by US firms to the Chinese vendor.
Oracle Leads Lobby Against AWS for Juicy Pentagon Deal – Bloomberg
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4/13/2018  |  1 comment
Oracle, Microsoft, IBM and other Amazon competitors want to ensure that AWS doesn't get the whole enchilada from a lucrative Department of Defense cloud contract for millions of users, according to Bloomberg.
Cloudflare Wants to Protect the Whole Internet – Legacy Apps, IoT, the Works
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4/13/2018  |  1 comment
Cloudflare's Spectrum service extends Cloudflare's web protection and acceleration to anything that uses an Internet connection.
Cloudflare Protects Data With Lava Lamps
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4/13/2018  |  4 comments
A wall of lava lamps in Cloudflare's San Francisco office makes encryption psychedelic.
Top 4 GDPR Misconceptions
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4/12/2018  |  2 comments
Don't get tripped up by these myths about the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Leading Lights 2018: A Bumper Crop of Finalists
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4/12/2018  |  1 comment
Hundreds of entries were judged and now the shortlists for this year's Light Reading awards have been revealed.
Eurobites: Telefónica, Etisalat Form Security Alliance With Asian Giants
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4/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google helps cut data use in Africa; Deutsche Telekom invests in Israeli IoT startup; Nokia and Telia put the 5G into Industry 4.0.
Cisco & Juniper Heat Up Cloud Security Feud
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4/11/2018  |  Post a comment
Competitors Cisco and Juniper upgrade their cloud security platforms, to help you lock up your cloud infrastructure from public cloud to private cloud and on-prem.
IBM Launches 'Skinny' Cloud Mainframe
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4/10/2018  |  1 comment
Two new IBM mainframes with security, machine learning and other capabilities for cloud applications are sized to fit in standard data center racks.
Ransomware Rising as It Grows More Lucrative
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4/10/2018  |  Post a comment
Attackers can get easy access to encryption, and face low risk of being caught, making ransomware attacks more prevalent, says Verizon DBIR.
Amazon Automates Cloud Security
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4/4/2018  |  3 comments
Rolls out tools to automate managing secrets, certificates, firewall policies and compliance data.
Come to BCE 2018: It's a Smart Move
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4/2/2018  |  Post a comment
Among the many great reasons to join us at BCE 2018 in Austin, Texas, are the educational workshops and panels. To find out more about Light Reading's Big Communications Event (BCE), click here.
VMware Buys E8 for Endpoint Security
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3/29/2018  |  1 comment
E8 technology will become part of VMware's Workspace One platform.
Why You Need to Join Me in Austin for BCE
Shades of Ray  | 
3/27/2018  |  Post a comment
Austin, Texas, is the place to be May 14-16 when Light Reading will host BCE 2018 and dig deep into automation, security, machine learning, the impact of open source, intent-based networking, 'the edge', SD-WAN, IoT and more... Join me at the Big Communications Event (BCE) -- for more information, click here.
Eurobites: Proximus Snaps Up Managed Security Specialist
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3/27/2018  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom goes large on FTTH; Hrvatski Telekom gets symmetrical in Croatia; Facebook faces European flak.
Facebook: The Sick Man of Silicon Valley
Morris Lore  | 
3/27/2018  |  8 comments
The Cambridge Analytica scandal caps a bad period for the social network. Bouncing back will not be straightforward.
Eurobites: Turmoil at Telecom Italia Continues as 8 Board Members Resign
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3/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU warns US on data controls; UK broadband providers come up short; how clean is your USB stick?
You Need Another 48 Hours to Enter the Leading Lights Awards? OK Then...
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3/22/2018  |  Post a comment
Stress ye not… The deadline for Leading Lights submissions has been edged out another two working days to Tuesday, March 27.
Shaw's Stevens: Triple Play Isn't Dead, the Game Is Changing
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3/22/2018  |  2 comments
Shaw's Dennis Stevens says cable operators need to rethink their approach to triple play, factoring in new applications and changing customer demand.
Google Straps On Cloud Armor
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3/22/2018  |  1 comment
Google says it introduced 20 security enhancements to both Google Cloud Platform and G Suite, with many focused on improved transparency and control.
Siemens Goes All-In on Orange SD-WAN
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3/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Global electronics and energy company inks six-year deal for global SD-WAN linking 1,500 sites in 94 countries.
Ribbon's Kevin Riley Talks New Company Brand, Latest Security Offerings & 2018 Trends
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase  | 
3/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Ray Le Maistre sat down with Ribbon Communications CTO Kevin Riley at Mobile World Congress 2018 to discuss various topics including the company’s new brand, the unveiling of its Ribbon Protect Security Platform and other strategic offerings, and the recently completed GENBAND-Sonus merger.
Is IBM Late to the Multicloud Party?
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3/20/2018  |  1 comment
With new migration tools, security and AI capabilities, IBM is looking to make up for lost time in multicloud.
Leading Lights: Only Days Left to Enter!
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3/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
Telstra's Fagan: Automation Key to AI, IOT, Cloud & More
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3/14/2018  |  Post a comment
At Light Reading's Automation Everywhere event on April 4 in Dallas, Jim Fagan, director of Global Platforms for Telstra, will kick off the event with a keynote covering the Australian service provider's journey to network automation.
Equinix Says Security Play Aids MSPs
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3/14/2018  |  1 comment
New SmartKey service for more convenient enterprise management of encryption keys is something they can leverage, says Equinix.
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