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Key developments in the software-defined networking sector, including related technologies and specifications.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/17/2019
The US software company adds the Spanish telco to its impressive list of investors as operators scout for alternatives to the big kit vendors.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/17/2019
One of the industry's most well known and respected figures, analyst Michael Howard, has passed away.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/16/2019
Red Hat is building new automation tools for developers into its OpenShift Kubernetes platform.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/16/2019
Telcos are worried that systems integrators and open source will replace giant equipment vendors as a form of lock-in.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/15/2019
The Spanish operator's ambitious OnLife project is now in field trials with residential and enterprise customers – and several use cases already look compelling.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/15/2019
Red Hat readies its Kubernetes platform, OpenShift, for network functions.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/14/2019
Japan's NTT is uniting 28 enterprise-focused brands in its bid to grow at twice the market rate and deliver a boost to profitability.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/14/2019
The service provider industry is being transformed by enterprise demand for cloud-based wide-area networking, a model Gartner calls Secure Access Service Edge, or SASE.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/14/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VodafoneZiggo virtualizes with Amdocs; Batelco analyzes with Ericsson; the Queen lays down the law on UK broadband.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/10/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MVNO Effortel lands bank job; EU considers new 'security paradigm'; European lobby groups want more flexibility on privacy regulations.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/9/2019
Much of what's talked about as automation is actually mechanization, says AT&T's Amy Wheelus, and the distinction is key as telcos head into the 5G world.
By Martha DeGrasse, Contributor, Light Reading, 10/8/2019
Startup is hoping to sell telcos new technology to peek into the operations of enterprise networks.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/8/2019
The Trump administration is also taking a close interest in open RAN technologies, and proponents such as Altiostar, as it looks to support alternatives to the Chinese equipment giant.
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Security Now
What's New in the EU Security Market
Oliver Schonschek, Security Now News Analyst, 10/18/2019
This October we visited the trade fair it-sa, which counts as one of the more ...
Unit 42 Finds the First Cryptojacking Docker Container
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/17/2019
Palo Alto Network's Unit 42 has found the first cryptocurrency miner malware that ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Connecting Africa to Cost $100B – World Bank Report
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/18/2019
Also today, Sparklight Business brightens enterprise WiFi, Eir bites into Apple ...
BBWN Bites: Builders Toss Nest Out of New Properties
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/17/2019
Also today, Tele2 reports earnings, pay-TV rises in Spain, India's government ...
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Prime Reading
Is NFV Headed for a Cliff?
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 8/7/2019
Are telcos solving NFVs big problems or making them worse? Critics say a ...
Ericsson, Huawei & Nokia Are Facing an 'Oil Crisis' Upheaval
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/31/2019
Years of consolidation have left the global mobile network market largely in the ...
Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/13/2019
Virtual dodgeball will not happen unless operators cut mobile latency, but that ...
Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
When Bikash Koley jumped ship from Google to become the CTO of Juniper Networks in mid-2017, it was considered quite a win for the networking firm. Koley, who had ...
CEO Danielle Royston is in the process of taking Optiva -- formerly Redknee, a troubled BSS provider -- and giving it a new focus.
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