Ciena's latest acquisition is another piece of a larger back office puzzle for carriers, but the vendor said it's not aiming to become the new OSS stack.
Ciena CEO Gary Smith said that M&A is always a possibility as the company looks to build its software business while managing the growth of its optical platform sales to web-scale companies.
T-Mobile acknowledged that it recently resolved an issue affecting its video-throttling practice, a situation that arises amid a renewed debate around wireless operators' network-management efforts.
Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser discusses the world of SD-WAN, why there are so many vendors and whether enterprise 'white glove' services are handled by butlers.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia and Telecom Italia claim European data speed record; Brits' online angst; Colt calls on ADVA for Ethernet encryption.
Four companies have made the 2019 shortlist for this coveted award.
In line with the strategy of its parent, Telefónica's UK operation is looking for ways to introduce more automated processes and boost customer satisfaction, a combination that lead it to deploy Nokia's Service Operation Center (SOC) system.
A 'bonkers' network management card had too much eggnog and caused a wave of service outages, including 9-1-1 service, in several states for several days during the last week of 2018.
MEF18 demo shows policy-driven dynamic services over multi-carrier networks
Service assurance software company to provide continuous network data and analytics for smarter IBM analytics to CSPs.
ETSI's wonderfully named Experiential Networked Intelligence (ENI) group, which aims to help operators better understand and improve the management of their networks, has sprung to life.
New capabilities are integrated in a way to enable smoother, more efficient transition to SDN.
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As multi-access edge computing becomes a reality, operators will need to consider how to gain visibility into their ever-expanding networks and why that's important.
SD-WAN supplier Silver Peak has racked up over 600 enterprise production customers despite an increasingly competitive SD-WAN market.
Following the C$562 million nuptials of Procera and Sandvine, the resulting packet inspection, analytics and policy management specialist is pitching itself to service providers as a key enabler in the shift to automated processes.
The separation between obtaining service assurance data and acting on it is going away, letting the network automatically address issues.
SaaS-based solution offers network data analysis function to help operators such as GTT identify potential new customers.
Talari's focus is providing an SD-WAN solution for enterprise customers that want to leverage their investment in legacy equipment and don't necessarily want to work with a service provider for SD-WAN.
Two years after the acquisition of Arbor, NetScout's real-time performance data will help power Arbor's advanced threat detection.