x
Network Virtualization & SDN
All News & Views
CenturyLink's McBride on Developing Edge Computing Service Alongside Customers

Kevin McBride explains advancements the service provider has made in its automation, back office and orchestration systems.

Google's Joshi: 5G Opportunities Will Be Huge for Women in Comms

Prajakta Joshi says 5G deployments will provide huge opportunities for women in comms.

Podcast: Windstream's Layne Levine, SD-WAN Machine

'This is the next big technology transformation in the communications world and I think it's going to completely upend some companies' business models.'

Orange's Isch on New Enterprise Customer Demands for SD-WAN

John Isch says today enterprises are demanding improved application performance and user experience for their SD-WAN services.

CenturyLink's Anil Simlot: Evolving the Service Provider Edge

CenturyLink's Anil Simlot discusses how the carrier is evolving its edge computing platform from housing virtualized network functions to hosting larger, more dynamic IT workloads.

Frontier's Irwin on the Security Benefits of Managed SD-WAN

DALLAS -- Scott Irwin, senior director of SD-WAN for Frontier Communications, explains how Frontier's customers are increasingly moving to a more centralized managed SD-WAN platform.

Wealth of Job Opportunities for Women in 5G Era Is 'Mind Boggling'

During a Women in Comms breakfast workshop, panelists shifted focus from the hype around connected cars and drones to debating how 5G could impact job opportunities for women in comms and tech.

Podcast: 5G, Edge Computing Give SDN & NFV New Focus

As the editors recap Light Reading's event series on network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN), technologies like 5G and edge computing arrive just in time to hurry the industry along its path to more modern networks and add plenty of drama.

Podcast: The NV & SDN Americas Recap

Light Reading editors Mitch Wagner, Kelsey Ziser and Phil Harvey gathered to empty their notebooks and recap the NV & SDN event at the Dallas Marriott Las Colinas.

CenturyLink: Network Infrastructure Is the Real Final Frontier

NASA was trying to solve the same problems telcos now face when it launched the space shuttle Enterprise, 43 years ago Tuesday.

Podcast: What's Changing in the Competitive World of SD-WAN

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.

Orange's Isch on Keeping SD-WAN Secure & Simple

In a recent podcast with Light Reading, John Isch discusses how Orange 'co-innovates' with SD-WAN customers, and shares several case studies on what this process looks like by describing collaborations with its SD-WAN customers Siemens and Sony.

Podcast: Prof. Nick Feamster Explains Machine Learning for Telcos

Machine learning is primed to help service providers run more efficient and effective networks, but first the good ideas have to make their way from the lab to the real world – and that's a big challenge, according to the University of Chicago's Nick Feamster.

Bell Canada's Ely: Market Demands Scalable, Co-Managed SD-WAN

As 5G takes off, service providers must plan ahead for its impact on SD-WAN. In addition, Ely says growing demand for 'co-managed' SD-WAN services creates challenges around scalability.

AT&T's Chokshi: Why Carriers Need Disaggregation at the Edge

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.

Podcast: Mobile 5G Is Alive!

5G, AWS, telco cloud and Internet video have dominated the headlines in recent weeks and we're talking about all of it, live from NYC.

Sprint's Nolan Buzzes About Automation at the 'Hive'

DENVER -- Tracy Nolan, president of national sales, strategy and operations for Sprint, says companies need to support women in the shift to network automation to lessen the potential jobs impact.

Service Providers Should Adapt to Open Source World

Four operator executives say open source solves more problems than it causes, and that CSPs need to get with the program.

Automation's Double-Edged Sword Demands Sharpening of Skillsets

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.

PCCW's Hughes: Carriers Shouldn't Cling to the 'Standards Snuggie'

Snuggies may be warm and familiar but PCCW Global's David Hughes says it's time for telcos to ditch the security blanket of clinging to legacy operations.

News & Views Archive
HOME
Sign In
SEARCH
CLOSE
MORE
CLOSE