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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 1/30/2019
Stateless's SDIX technology helps colocation centers turn themselves into dynamic networking hubs.
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Revenue slumped due to weakness in cloud and service provider market, but the company said enterprise and security are doing well, and it's looking forward to a late-2019 turnaround.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/10/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt targets the enterprise; Deutsche Telekom trials NB-IoT in apartment blocks; changes at the top of Eurofiber; Telenor settles Thai trouble.
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Why spend more than $600M on a company that makes optical transceivers? It wasn't just one product, but an entire automated manufacturing process that may help Cisco stay ahead of future bandwidth bottlenecks.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2018
Communications networking developments, such as IoT, edge computing and now the introduction of 5G services, has a "profound impact on the data center," says Ishmael Limkakeng, Cisco SVP data center business, who talked with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/6/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei finds solace in Portugal; French fiber pushes on; Colt expands in central and eastern Europe; VEON's new man in Ukraine; Nokia gets busy in China and Brazil.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/28/2018
Adding more Southwest US 'on-ramps' to its Cloud Connect platform underscores importance of fiber reach.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/27/2018
Amazon Web Services launches Global Accelerator and other networking services. Is AWS going into competition with telcos?
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
Orange Business Services is working with several vendors to develop multivendor SD-WAN expertise and counting on MEF application programming interfaces and definitions for SD-WAN to enable a single portal for its SD-WAN offering, says Franck Morales, vice president of marketing of connectivity services for Orange Business Services. In addition, its SD-WAN service will be built on four other pillars: native cloud connectivity, best-of-breed security, global services and future-proof solution.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/14/2018
Almost four years into building its pan-European cloud, DT is 'very close' to finishing the infrastructure and is rolling out cloud-based multivendor apps.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/14/2018
Satellite access will play a key role going forward in reaching distant locations more quickly than fiber can, providing access and wireless backhaul, enabling disaster recovery and backup and connecting mobile sites including cruise and shipping vessels, airplanes and more, says SES CEO John-Paul Hemingway.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/13/2018
Service interconnection is changing, requiring automation to handle commercial agreements at scale and blockchain can enable that, says Marc Halbfinger, CEO of PCCW Global.
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