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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/15/2016
The security industry has been talking about virtualizing security so it can be distributed to protect assets, but it's now time to start acting.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/14/2016
There's a boom in security services, driven by demand from businesses and shaped by the ability to deliver security as a virtual network function.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/9/2016
Level 3 Communications' Chief Security Officer Dale Drew says service providers, manufacturers and even consumers must combine to halt botnet woes.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/2/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- The recent massive DDoS attacks using Internet of Things devices are rallying the cybersecurity industry to the cause, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/2/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- Ed Amoroso, AT&T's recently retired chief security officer, predicted on Thursday that there will be a major and ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/1/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- Merger and acquisition activity may be financially rewarding but it can actually create and contribute to enterprise ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/8/2016
When most male executives retire from a long-time job, they brush up their golf game, plan exotic travel, tackle the "honey do list" or find a beach somewhere to just sit.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/29/2015
Much of my work in the past year has been on Light Reading events, so it's not surprising that some of my most memorable moments of 2015 happened on the stages I helped set. Here's a look ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/22/2015
As last week's news clearly shows, there are constantly new threats to the telecom network and the technology on which it's built. The most serious of those seems to be the compromise of ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/17/2015
The growth of polymorphic attacks, which change over time or use one kind of attack to mask another, is forcing the telecom industry to reshape its view of cyber security to be broader in ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/16/2015
Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Patrick Donegan defends network security experts as being more able to properly assess the risk of change than top carrier management.
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Video Briefing: Award-Winning Network Automation Proof of Concept From MEF18

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This short video presented by Spirent provides an overview of the MEF18 proof of concept (PoC) project: Fulfillment & Activation of an Intercontinental MEF 3.0 Service Spanning Four Operators. This groundbreaking PoC demonstrates how network automation can accelerate inter-provider service activations from months to just minutes! As part of the PoC, Spirent showed ...
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Preparing Service Provider Infrastructure for 5G Profitability

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Cisco's SVP/GM of Service Provider Network Systems Sumeet Arora explains how Cisco is helping service providers build and automate their infrastructure in preparation for 5G to drive new revenue-generating services such as mobile broadband, enterprise, IoT and security.
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Full-Duplex DOCSIS Not One-Size-Fits-All

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Node+0 requirement of FDX is a deal-breaker for some operators, and could open the door to other, less-limiting alternatives that will enable cable operators to deliver multi-gigabit symmetrical speeds, Daniel Etman, cable consultant at Switzerland-based Quickline, says.
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Vodafone Ireland's Kiss Kalló on Edge Computing's Potential

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Can mobile operators take advantage of edge computing's potential? At Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Lisbon, Csaba Kiss Kalló, Vodafone Ireland's Head of Connectivity, Mobility and Security Portfolio, says they can.
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Why NOW Is the Time for 5G

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Open source networking expert Andrew Coward, CEO of Lumina Networks, sits with Light Reading's Iain Morris to address 5G network automation. The two discuss the fundamental architectural advantage reached when automating a unified network of legacy equipment, new 5G technology, and virtualized functions collectively. From labs to production, they continue by ...
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Telia Carrier's Evangelist on Internet Traffic Trends

12|13|18   |   07:14   |   (0) comments


On the sidelines of Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit, Mattias Fridström, chief evangelist at Telia Carrier, discusses the latest shifts in public Internet traffic trends and whether the likes of 4K/8K video, SD-WAN and 5G will impact international traffic patterns.
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Amdocs CTO: How 5G Will Enable Charging for Specific Services, Rather Than Just Data

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"We're just starting to tap the surface" of potential 5G use cases, says Amdocs CTO Anthony Goonetilleke, explaining how the mobile technology will enable operators to charge for separate services, rather than data usage.
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Cisco: 5G Transforms Data Center Networks

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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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Huawei BBWF Highlights

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Huawei showed its broadband access technologies, innovations and evolutions at BBWF 2018.
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Cisco: Fast-Evolving Enterprise Networks Create 'Huge' Telco Opportunities

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Until recently, enterprise networks could remain static for years, but now new devices and the cloud require rapid evolution, creating service provider opportunities, says Scott Harrell, Cisco enterprise networking business lead.
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'Godbox' Reloaded?

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With 5G around the corner, the network complexity we have all become accustomed to will become a major issue. Ray Le Maistre and Andreas Hegers discuss the rebirth of the 'Godbox,' and whether it stands a better chance this time around.
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Huawei UBBF 2018 Highlights

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Huawei's annual UBBF event had five key themes this year: Premium Home Broadband, Optical Networking 2.0, Simplified Network, Cloud Network Synergy and Intent Driven Network.