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Key technology and business model developments related to the emergence of The New IP (nothing like The Old IP).
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/1/2018
Infinera closed its acquisition of Coriant today, creating one of the world's largest optical networking providers with 600 customers around the world. But talk of a major account challenge mounted by Ciena sent the company's stock tumbling more than 15%.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/11/2018
Cisco announces a stronger, better, faster version of its edge routing platform, the ASR 9000 series and, in doing so, reminds us that there's a lot at stake with the arrival of 5G networks.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 8/16/2018
One way to look at how much the industry is changing is to spend some time with an executive – and a company – that has stuck to the same formula and industry view for almost 20 years.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 7/23/2018
Infinera has offered to acquire Coriant for $430 million in cash and stock but the deal is truly complementary, not just a cost-cutting exercise, both companies say.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 6/27/2018
Ciena's Steve Alexander explains Ciena's strategy for injecting analytics and intelligence into the network, why the company acquired Packet Design and why Ciena is setting its sights on the Indian and Asian markets.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/9/2018
The shortlist for most innovative automation strategy features six very strong entries from some of the world's biggest operators.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 5/1/2018
As its self-driving network story takes hold, networking vendor Juniper's stock performance earned it a 'sell' rating from at least one big Wall Street analyst.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/1/2018
Apstra, Cohere and Juniper are the shortlisted candidates for the outstanding communications technology vision award.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 4/30/2018
Boingo Wireless and Comcast Business make the shortlist for our NFV deployment strategy award.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 4/26/2018
Finnish vendor insists the second half of 2018 will be much better than the first half as customers start to invest in long-awaited 5G networks.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 4/12/2018
The Swedish vendor seems to have a bigger problem with openness than its Finnish rival.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 4/12/2018
A group of telecom executives at this week's Paris tradeshow deliver a critical assessment of SDN and NFV.
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