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Key developments related to software-defined networking technologies and elements, such as SDN controllers.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/16/2018
At the NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver, Women in Comms panelists examined the impact of automation on women in the tech and communications industries.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/16/2018
Arista is extending its Cognitive Campus strategy with networking technology gained from its recent Mojo Networks purchase. Arista says: No more BMOC for CSCO.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/12/2018
After years of developments and incremental advances, Colt is set for a major three-stage telco cloud deployment that will be a big step in its migration from a legacy hardware architecture to virtualized functions.
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/12/2018
In a special, free SCTE|ISBE Cable-Tec Expo breakfast roundtable session on Tuesday, October 23, we'll look at where cable stands in its cloud journey.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/9/2018
New Layer 2-based service promises cloud connections in minutes to enterprises in fiber-fed buildings globally.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/5/2018
Bill Walker says carrier never expected NFV to cause massive shifts early on, adding that it's replacing legacy at a pace that makes financial sense.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/2/2018
Verizon's wireline unit is developing its own machine learning internally using open source tools and 'agile' development methods.
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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/1/2018
Open source may have gained support from the communications service provider (CSP) community, but there are some major challenges in making use of it.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/1/2018
VP Bill Long tells NFV-Carrier SDN crowd that niche players and new entrants face a much riskier market, even though hardware capex requirements are much lower.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/28/2018
Here's a quick snapshot of my impressions from this week's NFV-Carrier SDN: Automation and Monetization event in Denver.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/26/2018
Spectrum Enterprise's Scott Fairchild says business service providers should borrow from the customer experience playbooks of Apple, Tesla and Bose.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/25/2018
Says thousands of on-net buildings can be used to distribute network functions virtualization closer to the edge.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/14/2018
New initiative at test system specialist aims at making company more of strategic partner, while promising to make 5G rollouts more cost-effective and faster.
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