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Key developments related to software-defined networking technologies and elements, such as SDN controllers.
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.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/28/2019
As it approaches 1 billion subscribers, China Mobile plans to implement artificial intelligence throughout the network and its whole business.
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Comcast says it's premature to talk about how its network virtualization strategies will take shape, but industry sources say Comcast has discussed the idea of licensing its new tech to other MSOs.
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CenturyLink broadens its Ethernet service portfolio as it tidies up loose ends from its Level 3 acquisition.
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Cisco's service provider business declined 13% in the third fiscal quarter, but overall revenue was up, so it was (metaphorical) high fives for everyone on Cisco's quarterly earnings call.
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Arista's second-generation 400G routers support built-in security, automation and telemetry for reduced capex and opex.
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Boingo is best known as the guys who get travelers online at airports, but that's just a small part of the business nowadays. Network virtualization has helped drive the transition.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/10/2019
F5 and NGINX are one. Looks like the same will happen soon for IBM and Red Hat. And Docker gets a new posterior in the captain's chair.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/7/2019
Updated tools for hands-free operations and modern applications are designed to help operators cloudify their networks.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/5/2019
CenturyLink's Bill Walker explains how edge computing can help service providers efficiently manage traffic and meet increasing bandwidth demands in the 5G era.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/5/2019
Also: VMware gets jiggy with Microsoft, Eric Schmidt and Diane Greene depart the Alphabet board, Mirantis gets 'Ultraviolent' and other recent telco cloud news you may have missed.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 5/4/2019
Several privately held companies – including Versa Networks, CUJO AI, Synamedia and Pluribus Networks – have grown their businesses and set themselves up for success in the last 12 months.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/3/2019
Vodafone Idea picked IBM to implement multi-cloud for customer engagement, in a five-year multi-million-dollar deal, and Ericsson for its cloud packet core.
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