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Key developments related to software-defined networking strategies and deployments.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/18/2019
NASA was trying to solve the same problems telcos now face when it launched the space shuttle Enterprise, 43 years ago Tuesday.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/17/2019
Enterprises demand SD-WAN from telcos, and SD-WAN won't work without SDN, says Ray Watson, Masergy's innovation VP.
By Light Reading, 9/16/2019
The cable giant sees scalability, space and power efficiency as payoffs.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/26/2019
The top telecom executive at AT&T is leaving the company to spend time with his family. AT&T hasn't named a replacement.
By The Philter, 8/26/2019
Our series on the state of the SD-WAN market continues with a discussion on what's holding back some companies in the space and how standards and new technologies are advancing the cause of SD-WAN.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/30/2019
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.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/30/2019
Four-year $175 million enterprise licensing deal covers headend software, with potential to reduce those fees should Comcast opt to buy other products, including nodes and other network hardware, from Harmonic.
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 7/29/2019
AT&T's Rupesh Chokshi says the case for disaggregated routers at the edge goes beyond the usual examples of increased business agility, network visibility and performance.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/16/2019
AT&T Business Solutions will migrate its internal applications to the IBM Cloud. IBM, meanwhile, will use AT&T Business as its primary provider of software-defined networking.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/9/2019
The latest release of the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) sports enhancements designed to get the software up and running faster, so carriers can get on with sexy innovation.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 6/28/2019
A collaboration between the industry's largest trade group of mobile network operators and the preeminent open source consortium is aiming to simplify and harmonize dozens of NFVi efforts.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/25/2019
Building edge computing resources for advanced applications is going to be a big challenge to telcos in terms of how and where to invest, as well as when and where to partner with cloud providers, vendors and others.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 6/3/2019
NTT Communications needed additional flexibility and automation to compete with the likes of Amazon, Microsoft and Google.
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Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
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