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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of cloud services.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/14/2019
Comments by the Australian operator show the edge is now shaping up to be the next battleground between telcos and Internet companies.
By Jim Hodges, Chief Analyst – Cloud and Security, Heavy Reading, 6/14/2019
NaaS growth stems from the belief that by leveraging the programmability of the cloud, CSPs can create customizable VNF-based services for anybody who requires a full scope of services and does not want to deploy their own infrastructure.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2019
VMware and Avi share multiple customers and they don't expect the combo and subsequent integration to cause much disruption as VMware aims to bring a public cloud experience to the data center.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/12/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica and Fortinet combine on Virtual Firewall service; Telia offers comfort to Swedish bus passengers; Orange connects Russian shipping fleet.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/6/2019
Communications service providers tracked by Light Reading have cut 7% of jobs since 2015, and reductions look set to continue.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/4/2019
In addition to big, expensive Macs and multiple OS updates, Apple's WWDC featured a Homekit improvement to make smart homes more secure and several tweaks to ease consumer worries about how it deals with their data.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 6/3/2019
NTT Communications needed additional flexibility and automation to compete with the likes of Amazon, Microsoft and Google.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 6/2/2019
Also: Palo Alto Networks acquired Twistlock and PureSec, for container and serverless security, respectively; Google connects Australia and Southeast Asia with subsea cable; VMware and Dell report earnings.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/29/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom extends cloud offer with Microsoft; Telia resists website-blocking order in Moldovia; what Google's cold-shouldering of Huawei means for Europe.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/28/2019
MEF creates a definition for SD-WAN and its attributes, so enterprises know what they're buying and service provides know what they should be selling.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/22/2019
Comcast says it's premature to talk about how its network virtualization strategies will take shape, but industry sources say Comcast has discussed the idea of licensing its new tech to other MSOs.
By Light Reading, 5/22/2019
Verizon's Nicki Palmer, AT&T's Igor Glubochansky, C Spire's Craig Sparks, Cincinnati Bell's Tom Simpson and CTIA's Tom Sawanobori join Light Reading's Mike Dano to discuss how 5G will really pay off for carriers.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/20/2019
Conrad Clemson named CEO as EditShare takes on a majority investment from ParkerGale and plots plan to scale up its business and migrate its media asset collaboration and management platform to the cloud.
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Defense Discovered for Defending Against BGP Hijacking & Off-Path DNS Attacks
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/20/2019
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New 'IPStorm' Malware Uses Peer-to-Peer Network for Communication
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/19/2019
It's a whole new headache for the security team.
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Cable Access Network Shift Underway
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/19/2019
Harmonic's software focus and new strategy seem to be getting Wall Street's ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/19/2019
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Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/13/2019
Virtual dodgeball will not happen unless operators cut mobile latency, but that ...
Not Business as Usual: Open Source Changes IT Operations
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/11/2019
Open source doesn't just change software: It changes how IT does its job.
Taking It Slow: Enterprises Use Open Source, but Are Cautious About Contributing
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/9/2019
Enterprises are still mostly open source consumers rather than contributors to ...
How Open Source Has Turned the Software Industry Upside-Down
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/7/2019
Without open source, you don't get the cloud.
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Nokia chief Rajeev Suri peers down from his London office at a giant outdoor screen showing this year's Cricket World Cup. The sport he so clearly loves is analogous ...
During Cisco's recent corporate trade event, Cisco Live, the company's CEO Chuck Robbins devoted roughly half an hour to a Q&A session with reporters, covering everything from Cisco's position on the world's geopolitical stage to the company's latest networking products.
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