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Key developments in the software-defined networking sector, including related technologies and specifications.
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 Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/22/2019
Verizon is looking to build shortcuts between enterprises and their assets located in Equinix data centers.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 7/22/2019
QOS Networks' contract with the State of California is its first foray into the government space for SD-WAN.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/18/2019
This mini episode of the Light Reading podcast features Ray Le Maistre and Dario Talmesio discussing the big trends shaping the 5G market worldwide, now that so many major operators have launched 5G services.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
In an 'extensive, multiyear alliance,' AT&T is moving its non-network applications to Microsoft Azure and its employees to Microsoft 365, while Microsoft gets access to AT&T's network for emerging 5G, AI and edge applications.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/17/2019
Operators around the world are eyeing network-sharing deals to deploy 5G. US operators remain decidedly against such a proposition, but they may back into more sharing scenarios in the coming years nonetheless.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/16/2019
AT&T Business Solutions will migrate its internal applications to the IBM Cloud. IBM, meanwhile, will use AT&T Business as its primary provider of software-defined networking.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/16/2019
Cato offers self-service, co-managed and now fully managed options for its cloud SD-WAN service.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/15/2019
Microsoft is partnering with eight managed service providers, including SD-WAN startup Aryaka, to connect enterprises with applications in the Azure cloud.
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, 7/10/2019
International wholesale operator wants to play a bigger role with enterprise customers but adding services such as data center interconnect and SD-WAN requires additional operational and business support tools.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/10/2019
Various reports suggest there has been a relaxation on the trade position being taken by the US authorities with regards to Huawei, but the situation for US vendors is no clearer.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/9/2019
The latest release of the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) sports enhancements designed to get the software up and running faster, so carriers can get on with sexy innovation.
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