Key developments related to edge networking and the distributed cloud
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/14/2019
Akamai is hoping to parlay its efforts in the CDN arena into a role in the 5G and edge computing marketplace.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2019
With a relatively small investment of 'several hundred million' dollars, CenturyLink plans to bring a fiber network with 5 msec latency to 98% of US enterprises – ideal for emerging categories of edge workloads.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/12/2019
CenturyLink is building out more than 100 initial edge compute locations across the US and providing hybrid cloud and managed services.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/9/2019
It has made a noise about its revolutionary network approach, but the Japanese company will make a low-key entry into the mobile market in October.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/8/2019
CenturyLink is testing edge computing technologies with customers today, according to the company's CEO. And he promised additional announcements on the topic 'in the coming weeks.'
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/8/2019
Light Reading's editors discuss Dish Network, its pioneering past, a few hilarious missteps and why the company seems just as likely as anyone to be the next big player in 5G networks.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/1/2019
Equinix racked up its 66th consecutive quarter of revenue growth, and saw its interconnect business grow significantly faster than colo.
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/31/2019
AT&T has hooked up with Badger Technologies to test retail robots powered by millimeter wave 5G and edge computing.
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 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 Robert Clark, 7/25/2019
South Korea's pioneering 5G operators are looking at a fall in profit after racing 5G to market. But fear not – 'immersive' apps are on the way.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/25/2019
AT&T recently cut a big cloud deal with IBM. Then AT&T cut a big cloud deal with Microsoft the next day. That doesn't mean we're caught in a timeloop – the deals are different, and have plenty of unanswered questions.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/23/2019
Arrcus is extending its architecture from the data center to the edge, using high-density 100G/400G white box networking hardware based on Broadcom Jericho2 processors.
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