& cplSiteName &
Key developments in the software-defined networking sector, including related technologies and specifications.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/17/2018
The CEO or CFO of any large European service provider typically needs to have a split personality. On the one hand, he or she must cheerfully persuade investors of ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/16/2018
Kontron, a company known for its embedded computing technology, is leveraging virtualization and open source to become a direct supplier to large service providers, ...
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/16/2018
The Linux Foundation's Acumos AI Day at the Orange Developer Center in Paris on July 13 showed how artificial intelligence capabilities are already delivering ...
Advertisement
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/13/2018
One of the crazier industry theories I've heard was that the biggest threat to Cisco wasn't another networking vendor -- it was Amazon.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/12/2018
Less than a year after joining Cisco as part of the $610 million acquisition of Viptela, several key SD-WAN specialists have jumped ship to form a new tech startup ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/12/2018
Like many other service providers, BT is looking to software-defined WAN services and cloud-based unified communications to deliver the flexibility for which ...
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/10/2018
Expect to hear a lot more about Istio, an emerging open source technology for orchestrating microservices networking. The buzz is already building, says Kip Compton, ...
Advertisement
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/10/2018
Telcos are taking back control, as a Brexiteer might say. Upset that a few unelected equipment vendors in Europe and China dictate the rules of the technology game, ...
Latest Comment: daveburstein These numbers are very hard to find.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/10/2018
Coriant today announced a network operating system for white boxes, hoping to capitalize on the hardware disaggregation trend to expand the market for its routing ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/9/2018
The recent geopolitical upheavals are having an impact on the global telecom space according to Jennifer Artley, who is now in her second year as president of BT in ...
By Denise Culver, Online Research Director, 7/6/2018
Vendors of 5G backhaul will interpret the information provided by communication service providers (CSPs) on this month's Thought Leadership Council (TLC) in one of ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/5/2018
Bikash Koley came to Juniper from Google, but had previously worked at Ciena, so he wasn't unfamiliar with the telecom space by any means. So he likely knew what he ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/5/2018
Having just announced a new board of directors and been given a threadbare lifeline by US authorities, embattled Chinese vendor ZTE has now appointed a new senior ...
Message Boards
More Message Boards
Security Now
iPhone Users Targeted in Mobile Malware Attack
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 7/17/2018
Cisco Talos has found a complex mobile malware attack that tricks users into ...
Researchers Detail Spoofing Attack Against Vehicle GPS
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/17/2018
A new paper shows that with the right amount of hardware and know-how, an ...
Broadband World News
Just Connect, Already
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/17/2018
New study sponsored by Internet Innovation Alliance finds almost no difference in ...
Investor Funds Rural Provider's FTTH Deployment & Pensions
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/16/2018
County Broadband, 10-year-old former WISP that focused on fixed wireless, now ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Prime Reading
NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , News Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , News Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/13/2018
Network management vendor revamps its strategy to promote itself as a telco cloud ...
Awards
Intel Capital Diversity Fund
Know a female-led, communications-focused startup worthy of Intel's $125M Capital Diversity Fund?

Tell us more about it here!
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Like many other service providers, BT is looking to software-defined WAN services and cloud-based unified communications to deliver the flexibility for which ...
The recent geopolitical upheavals are having an impact on the global telecom space according to Jennifer Artley, who is now in her second year as president of BT in ...
Featured Video
From The Founder
John Chambers is still as passionate about business and innovation as he ever was at Cisco, finds Steve Saunders.
Flash Poll
Upcoming Live Events
September 12, 2018, Los Angeles, CA
September 24-26, 2018, Westin Westminster, Denver
October 9, 2018, The Westin Times Square, New York
October 23, 2018, Georgia World Congress Centre, Atlanta, GA
November 6, 2018, London, United Kingdom
November 7-8, 2018, London, United Kingdom
November 8, 2018, The Montcalm by Marble Arch, London
November 15, 2018, The Westin Times Square, New York
December 4-6, 2018, Lisbon, Portugal
All Upcoming Live Events
Live Digital Audio

A CSP's digital transformation involves so much more than technology. Crucial – and often most challenging – is the cultural transformation that goes along with it. As Sigma's Chief Technology Officer, Catherine Michel has extensive experience with technology as she leads the company's entire product portfolio and strategy. But she's also no stranger to merging technology and culture, having taken a company — Tribold — from inception to acquisition (by Sigma in 2013), and she continues to advise service providers on how to drive their own transformations. This impressive female leader and vocal advocate for other women in the industry will join Women in Comms for a live radio show to discuss all things digital transformation, including the cultural transformation that goes along with it.

Animals with Phones
Casual Tuesday Takes On New Meaning Click Here
When you forget your pants.
Hot Topics
Telecom Jargonosaurus Part 1: Repeat Offenders
Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/13/2018
Broadcom Buys CA – Huh?
Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/11/2018
Verizon Taps Malady as Acting CTO
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/12/2018
FCC's Rosenworcel: US 'Falling Behind' on 5G
Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/13/2018
Netflix Is Growing, but Don't Ask by How Much
Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 7/16/2018
Like Us on Facebook
Twitter Feed