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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/20/2018
With a new report, a glossary and an open source effort, small group intends to better define what edge computing is and will become.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/20/2018
UK mobile operator Three UK is undergoing a revamp of its radio access network and supporting IT systems.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/19/2018
Broadband vendor's NG-PON2 technology could have a major role to play in the 5G networks that service providers are building.
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By Light Reading, 7/19/2018
All kinds of companies in telecom – such as AT&T and Verizon – and other vertical markets are moving to the cloud at different speeds and for different reasons. So why are so many of them using AWS?
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/19/2018
Reports of Amazon getting into the white-box switch business are exaggerated. Oh well, that would have been fun.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/18/2018
IBM nailed a third consecutive quarter of revenue growth Wednesday, putting its five-year revenue decline farther behind it.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/17/2018
Walmart tapped Microsoft for a five-year agreement to use the cloud, machine learning, AI and other technologies to transform retail, and help both companies take on Amazon.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/16/2018
Company known for embedded computer technology vendor now serves as integrator as well, combining its hardware with OpenStack and VNFs.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre thinks there's been a broadband con-trick; Ericsson trumpets 5G breakthrough with Telstra; MegaFon delists from London.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/13/2018
‘Alexa, please add a white box switch, no-show athletic socks and minty toothpaste to my shopping cart.’
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/12/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT shareholders revolt over Patterson's package; ECI lands backbone deal in Lithuania; Exponential-e tackles multicloud.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/12/2018
A former Huawei employee is suing the Chinese giant over allegations he was sacked for highlighting corporate espionage efforts in which he refused to participate.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/11/2018
Chipmaker Broadcom is buying CA Technologies for $18.9 billion, according to a Wednesday announcement. There's an odd pairing.
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DOJ Will Now Alert US Public to Foreign Interference, Attacks
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 7/20/2018
This week, the Justice Department released a new report on cyber attacks ...
LabCorp Investigating Possible Attack & Data Breach
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 7/20/2018
LabCorp, one of the largest medical and diagnostic companies in the world, is ...
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Smart Homes as a Hedge Against High Rural Electric Bills
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/20/2018
Rural customers pay up to 40% higher utility bills than their more urban peers. ...
NG-PON2: The Case for 5G Trumps Lackluster Equipment Volumes
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/19/2018
Chinese telcos won't buy enough NG-PON2 to drive down volume costs. But does that ...
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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 ...
How Radcom's Pricing Model Is Set to Disrupt the Market
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/7/2018
Radcom's VNF pricing model looks set to excite network operators and drain the ...
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
Systems integration giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is transforming itself ...
TIP Players Voice Open Source Misgivings
Iain Morris , News Editor , 7/11/2017
TIP members big and small are assessing what open source technology means for them.
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John Barnes , Author , 8/21/2015
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Like many other service providers, BT is looking to software-defined WAN services and cloud-based unified communications to deliver the flexibility for which ...
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