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By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 1/4/2018
It's the start of a new year, which means that everyone is making resolutions, many of which involve some kind of transformation. For communications service providers, transformation is ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/4/2017
LONDON, 12/4/2017 – There are skill shortages in many emerging technology areas, making it more important to attract and train women, notes Carolyn Dawson.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/28/2017
Companies need to include women and minorities in product/service creation or miss out on huge audience segments in the digital economy.
By Sandra O'Boyle, Senior Analyst – CEM & Customer Analytics, Heavy Reading, 11/10/2017
At Light Reading's recent OSS in the Era of NFV/SDN event in London, I moderated a panel discussion on "Analytics, Machine Learning & AI in Next-Gen OSS/BSS" and wanted to share some key ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/8/2017
LONDON -- David Hughes has little patience with telecom service providers who make excuses or blame others -- regulators and vendors -- for their problems or pace in managing a digital ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/6/2017
When it comes to doing service assurance in the virtualized telecom world, SevOne is choosing to cover all its bases. In addition to its alliance with Red Hat to combine service assurance ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/3/2017
LONDON -- OSS in the Era of SDN & NFV -- Some operators are now making money on the back of SDN and NFV deployments, and the ones that have achieved that fiscal goal are the service ...
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 11/3/2017
LONDON, 11/3/2017 – At Light Reading's 'OSS in the Era of SDN & NFV' event in London, Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw and Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre talk common information models and automation.
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 11/2/2017
LONDON -- OSS in the Era of SDN & NFV - The proposed "zero touch" networking industry group that is set to be formed under the auspices of ETSI has attracted a range of high profile ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/2/2017
LONDON, 11/2/2017 – At Light Reading's 'OSS in the Era of SDN & NFV' event, Carol Wilson and Iain Morris discuss some of the key talking points of the day, including a renewed focus on the business case for management system upgrades and the doubts swirling around common information models.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/1/2017
LONDON -- OSS in the Era of NFV & SDN -- The push for common information models is running into practical problems that could prevent the industry from ever reaching this Holy Grail, Heavy ...
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Sandvine's Closed-Loop Network Automation Can Be a Game Changer

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PRAGUE – At Light Reading's 2020 Executive Summit, Alexander Havang of Sandvine sits down with Ray Le Maistre of Light Reading to talk about the recent merger with Procera and enabling automation for network operators.
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Spirent's Lifecycle Service Assurance

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PRAGUE – At Light Reading's 2020 Executive Summit, Dave Stehlin of Spirent sits down with Ray Le Maistre of Light Reading to introduce Spirent's Lifecycle Service Assurance.
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Sin City Aims to Be the Next Tech Hub

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In its quest to become a smart city, Las Vegas has implemented many new tech initiatives, including autonomous shuttles and WiFi-enabled street lamps. Here, Michael Sherwood, director of technology and innovation for the City of Las Vegas, talks with Light Reading Editor Mari Silbey about the city's partnership with Cisco, its roadmap for the future and how Las ...
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The Cumulus Networks Success Story

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Cumulus Networks helps organizations of all sizes and across all verticals to adopt web-scale networking technologies simply and affordably. By allowing operators to use standard hardware components, Cumulus Networks' solution offers unprecedented operational speed and agility, at the industry's most competitive cost. More than 34% of the Fortune 50 use Cumulus ...
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Cisco at CES: Creating the Self-Managing Network

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Forget the self-driving car, Cisco is aiming for the self-managed network – one where machine learning and automation propel both innovation and efficiency. At CES, Cisco SVP and GM of the service provider business Yvette Kanouff talks about how operators can transition toward more automated operations, and also why the annual consumer electronics show is ...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Raising Your Voice

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LONDON 01/15/2018: Scott's finally decided to do some work in 2018 and is joined by Jamie (and his many donuts) and Iain from Light Reading. They start with a review of CES – the first big tech show of the year – and its obsession with voice-driven smart speakers. They move on to the hot topic of social media censorship and, between donuts, Jamie seems ...
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CES 2018: Inside Comcast’s Smart Home

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A year after Comcast unveiled its operating system for the connected home, now branded xFi, the cable company introduced a vastly expanded set of features for the platform and announced plans to make home automation services available to more than 15 million customers with compatible WiFi gateways.
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CES 2018: Tomorrow's Gadgets at Showstoppers

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From the future of laundry to solo cars, Light Reading presents an array of wireless, wonderful and wacky gadgets from CES in Las Vegas.
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CloudPassage Ensuring Next-Level Container Security

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CloudPassage's new technology 'Container Secure' involves a five-step process to insure seamless security in container deployments from the beginning till the end. A few features include being able to detect vulnerabilities, image assurance and an integrated DevOps ecosystem.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: We Care a Lot

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LONDON 01/09/2018: After an extended Christmas break, from which Scott has yet to emerge, Jamie drafts in Iain from Light Reading and Jesse from TBI to take an early look at what we should care about, or not, in 2018. They start by trying to care about net neutrality and largely fail to do so, but they do manage to care a bit more about the prospect of Apple ...
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Calix: Moving Into the Home & Subscriber Experience

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PRAGUE 2017 -- Calix’s new technology, EXOS, is focused on bringing growth and management into smart home devices to focus more on the experience. Michel Langlois also talks about how important it is to have a rhetoric that consumers can relate and understand.
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Juniper Networks: Born With the Telcos & Raised in the Cloud

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PRAGUE -- At the 2020 Executive Summit, David Noguer Bau speaks with Ray Le Maistre about Juniper's take on transformation.