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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 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 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 ...
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/26/2018
There are very few concrete answers about how optical transport networks should be built out to support 5G, notes Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin, but the one thing that's clear is that optics is at the heart of 5G planning activity right now.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/22/2018
The race is on to build the first commercial 5G networks, but beyond providing ever faster mobile broadband connectivity, what type of applications and services will ...
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 6/22/2018
In the cloud, as with real estate, location is paramount. Applications need to be located near their users to ensure fast responsiveness, whether the users are people ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/21/2018
"Mind the gap" is an automated, verbal warning issued to customers disembarking London's crowded tube trains, lest travelers half disappear into the darkness between ...
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/21/2018
Look for Ruckus Networks to focus even more intently on the emerging markets of edge computing IoT and next-gen mobile services when Ian Whiting takes over as ...
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 6/19/2018
Cisco is acquiring July Systems to help enterprises use WiFi to locate customers, employees and visitors inside facilities.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/19/2018
The Open Networking Foundation is making good on promises made in its spring reorganization, announcing four new reference designs for virtualizing the network's edge ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/18/2018
LONDON -- 5G World Summit -- With a hefty portion of the communications sector's messaging system market already under its belt, Mavenir is seeking to build its ...
By Mike Yang, President, Quanta Cloud Technology, 6/15/2018
Fifth-generation (5G) cellular promises gigabit speeds, single-digit-millisecond latencies and mission-critical reliability. To deliver on those promises, mobile ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/14/2018
Telco Systems is hoping to bring a new dimension to the virtual CPE market, through a joint development agreement with ARM which will develop uCPE boxes based on ...
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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 ...
More Data Breaches in Store for US Retail Industry
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/20/2018
A report from Thales eSecurity and 451 Research finds that the security systems ...
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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 ...
ADTRAN Feels Those New Customer Good Vibrations
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/18/2018
ADTRAN saw most sales grow and costs drop this quarter compared to the first ...
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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 ...
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