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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/18/2018
Slowly but surely, Ericsson is hammering its business back into shape. While it still has a long way to go to achieve its target of a 10% operating margin in 2020, it ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/18/2018
Ericsson has swung to its first operating profit in nearly two years after slashing about 20,500 jobs and cutting more than 10 billion Swedish kronor ($1.13 billion) ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/17/2018
The CEO or CFO of any large European service provider typically needs to have a split personality. On the one hand, he or she must cheerfully persuade investors of ...
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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 Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/12/2018
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/10/2018
Expect to hear a lot more about Istio, an emerging open source technology for orchestrating microservices networking. The buzz is already building, says Kip Compton, ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/10/2018
Telcos are taking back control, as a Brexiteer might say. Upset that a few unelected equipment vendors in Europe and China dictate the rules of the technology game, ...
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/10/2018
Coriant today announced a network operating system for white boxes, hoping to capitalize on the hardware disaggregation trend to expand the market for its routing ...
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 ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/5/2018
Having just announced a new board of directors and been given a threadbare lifeline by US authorities, embattled Chinese vendor ZTE has now appointed a new senior ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/5/2018
Arnaud Vamparys, despite his surname, is neither bat-like nor bloodthirsty. But the Orange executive has been flitting around Transylvania, sinking his teeth into a ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/4/2018
We've heard plenty about 3GPP standards-based 5G New Radio (NR) trials, tests and product developments in the past six months since the first set of specifications, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/3/2018
Bikash Koley came to Juniper with a clear understanding of the power of open source software, from his years at Google as a senior network architect who helped drive ...
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Education Sector CISOs Get High Marks on Security
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/18/2018
In a surprise outcome, the education sector rises to the top of a ...
AWS' Werner Vogels: 'Security Is Everyone's Job'
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 7/18/2018
At the AWS New York Summit, CTO Werner Vogels detailed how security is a much ...
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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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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/17/2018
New study sponsored by Internet Innovation Alliance finds almost no difference in ...
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NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , News Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , News Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/13/2018
Network management vendor revamps its strategy to promote itself as a telco cloud ...
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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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