By Light Reading, 6/21/2018 As video on the mobile network expands, 5G promises immense bandwidth capacity, yet today the vast majority of network traffic is distributed via 4G. Beamr offers the telecom industry perceptual video encoding technology that enables operators to move from legacy codecs such as H.264 to HEVC, and deliver broadcast quality 1080p under 2 Mbit/s.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/20/2018 Technology can be learned, but critical thinking, decision making and verbal communication are the career-making skills that are transferable and crucial in a digital transformation, says Jennifer Kyriakakis, Matrixx Software's co-founder and VP of marketing.
By Light Reading, 6/15/2018 An open architecture allows service providers to efficiently integrate pre-validate hardware platform with best-in-class VNFs and to accelerate service time-to-market. To build a platform for multivendor SDN and NFV deployments, Lanner provides a wide range of white box hardware solutions pre-validated and optimized by major VNF vendors in the market specializing in SD-WAN, network security or mobile edge computing for 5G infrastructure.
By Light Reading, 6/14/2018 Ken Presti, director of the New IP Agency (NIA), talks NFV and interoperability with Anuj Dutia, who is in charge of product management and strategy in cloud networking at Verizon.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/13/2018 Parallel Wireless is focused on making networks more flexible under the guidance of Co-Founder and VP of Development Kaitki Agarwal, who shares her thoughts on the industry's most game-changing technologies – past, present and future – as well as offering advice for other female founders with a great idea.
By Light Reading, 6/7/2018 Light Reading's US News Editor, Phil Harvey, interviews Intel's Dan Rodriguez on the impact of the transformation across the network and what the industry needs to do to keep up with the increasing consumer expectations for amazing experiences. Rodriguez discusses the latest technology trends such as transformation at the edge to support new IoT and 5G services including Next Generation Central Office, universal CPE and virtual RAN.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/6/2018 Heidi Westbrook, Fujitsu's director of ICP and North American Carrier Sales, shares the secrets to advancing in comms with a work/life balance in tact, including networking, self-advocacy, unapologetically pursuing the next step and more.
By Light Reading, 6/5/2018 SDN and NFV are changing the landscape for carrier networks. Phil Harvey sits down with Steven Shalita of Pluribus Networks at BCE 2018 to discuss the evolution of software-defined networking and how a controllerless next-generation SDN architecture speeds disaggregation, slices the network and changes the game for network automation and visibility.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/4/2018 A BCE keynote panel comprising speakers from Colt, Windstream and Wind River, plus industry strategic advisor David Amzallag, discuss the evolution of business models and procurement relationships as more and more functions are developed and monetized in software rather than hardware.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/31/2018 AUSTIN, Texas -- Big Communications Event -- Communications service providers need to adopt cloud-native architectures on their networks to meet customer demands for new services.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/30/2018 CenturyLink's Bill Walker explains why the operator has prioritized converting central offices to house data center infrastructure to address service growth.
With 'the talent' all on holiday we're left with Jamie and Ray for this week's installment. The dynamic duo both had a chat with a senior Ericsson bod about its cunning US 5G investment plans, and Jamie updates us on what Samsung is up to -- namely its AI efforts, 5G and a seemingly pointless Bixby. Lastly, Ray ponders the vacant Cisco position in its service ...
At a press event in Manhattan, Sony recently announced a new 4K HDR display with a 'Netflix Calibrated Mode' – a setting that can match the picture settings finalized in a Hollywood post-production facility. The image quality is unbelievable, but will these new Master Series appeal to anyone besides hardcore videophiles? And, more generally, are consumers ...
Kelly Ahuja, CEO of Versa Networks, gives his insights into how Versa is #Winning, #Growing and #Innovating. And why the Versa Secure Cloud IP Platform is enabling managed service provider partners and enterprise customers to securely transition to multicloud, transforming the WAN edge into an automated, secure and business intelligent services architecture.
The DHS National Cybersecurity Summit brought together a wide range of stakeholders across government, industry and academia to discuss collective efforts to battle cyber attacks. AT&T, in particular, stood out as it fretted about losing the 5G technology lead to Europe and China.
Less than a year after being spun off from parent company Brocade, Lumina Networks has secured over $10 million in Series A funding and caught the attention of industry juggernauts such as AT&T and Verizon. Lumina COO Nitin Serro talks about the future of SDN, and how Lumina is changing the landscape for everyone in the game.
Scott is struggling in this episode, having been led astray by Ericsson's PR team the previous evening, but he holds it together long enough to compare notes with Ray about their chat with Ericsson CEO Börje Ekholm. Leaving Ray to his Rubik's Cube, Jamie decides to join in to tell us all about how Iliad is disrupting the Italian mobile market. Inspired by his ...
At CeBIT 2018 in Hannover, Jiang Wangcheng, President of IoT Solutions at Huawei, talks to Light Reading about Huawei's 3T + 1M portfolio in IoT security and the company's collaboration with industry organizations in building a more secured IoT ecosystem.
Shi Mao, CMO of Huawei West Europe, talks to Light Reading at CeBIT 2018 about how NB-IoT is developing in Europe and China, and Huawei's strategy in accelerating the industry implementation on NB-IoT technologies.
Guavus and Unitymedia review a Proof of Value at the 'Big Data Potentials and Value' panel at ANGA COM 2018. In a Proof of Value using real data, Unitymedia links Guavus big data analytics to reduced calls, trouble tickets, truck rolls and overall improvement in NPS. Watch the extended version here:
As video on the mobile network expands, 5G promises immense bandwidth capacity, yet today the vast majority of network traffic is distributed via 4G. Beamr offers the telecom industry perceptual video encoding technology that enables operators to move from legacy codecs such as H.264 to HEVC, and deliver broadcast quality 1080p under 2 Mbit/s.
The increasing convergence in IoT, cloud, SDN and NFV has led to the unprecedented transformation and revolution of the network environment. The conventional security measures are encountering their limits against the sophisticated, advanced cyber intrusions. As the leader in network security gateways, Lanner strives to innovate product lineups to meet the ...