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News on software-defined wide-area networking services and technology
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 1/14/2020
Startup flexiWAN debuts customizable, open source SD-WAN software, to give service providers an alternative to reselling the same SD-WAN services as everybody else.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 1/14/2020
Masergy's Shadow IT Discovery service tracks 4,300 SaaS applications and provides insight into the risk level these applications present to customers' network security.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/31/2019
SD-WAN has emerged as the essential glue connecting services running in the public cloud, as well as emerging 5G and Internet of Things applications.
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By David Strauss, Principal, Broadband Success Partners, 12/30/2019
Cable operators are expanding their business services reach well beyond the traditional government, education and medical sectors to take in verticals like hospitality, agribusiness and even e-gaming.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/26/2019
Podcast: Service providers and their enterprise customers face new opportunities and challenges as SD-WAN moves from DIY to cloud service, says Sunil Khandekar, founder and CEO of Nokia's Nuage business unit.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 12/17/2019
Samir El Rashidy explains Multisourcing Service Integration (MSI) – Orange's approach to helping companies select and manage the right network services and technology suppliers.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/13/2019
David Strauss of Broadband Success Partners dives into new research that explores which new verticals, such as e-gaming and hospitality, will keep cable's business services engine humming in the years to come.
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/11/2019
Charter Spectrum Enterprise's Satya Parimi discusses the cableco's rollout of SD-WAN and virtualized security services, the lessons learned and the challenges still ahead.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 12/10/2019
New Silver Peak automation tools are designed to help enterprises – and the service providers working on their behalf – deploy networks to hundreds of thousands of locations worldwide.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/6/2019
Light Reading's Alan Breznick and Jeff Baumgartner look at the future and past of cable business services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/4/2019
Developed by a startup linked to the Comcast/NBCU Lift Labs incubator, an app running on a verrsion of X1 tailored for bars and restaurants enables patrons to play an interactive game based on making sports predictions.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 11/27/2019
Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin discusses new SD-WAN research he presented at MEF19 in Los Angeles, and why it's significant that cloud providers aren't part of MEF (yet).
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 11/26/2019
Edge computing, 5G and the cloud are drivers of and enablers of multivendor SD-WAN services, said Heavy Reading's Jennifer Clark, in a discussion about the progress of SD-WAN standardization.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/17/2020
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Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
Why BT's Security Chief Is Attacking His Own Network
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 7/17/2017
With the cybersecurity threat landscape shifting quickly and continuously, BT's ...
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