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Key developments related to software-defined networking strategies and deployments.
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 Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/30/2019
Four-year $175 million enterprise licensing deal covers headend software, with potential to reduce those fees should Comcast opt to buy other products, including nodes and other network hardware, from Harmonic.
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.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/16/2019
AT&T Business Solutions will migrate its internal applications to the IBM Cloud. IBM, meanwhile, will use AT&T Business as its primary provider of software-defined networking.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/9/2019
The latest release of the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) sports enhancements designed to get the software up and running faster, so carriers can get on with sexy innovation.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 6/28/2019
A collaboration between the industry's largest trade group of mobile network operators and the preeminent open source consortium is aiming to simplify and harmonize dozens of NFVi efforts.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/25/2019
Building edge computing resources for advanced applications is going to be a big challenge to telcos in terms of how and where to invest, as well as when and where to partner with cloud providers, vendors and others.
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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, 5/13/2019
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.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/7/2019
Not every workload needs to go to the edge. Operators need to consider which workloads make the most sense to transition.
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
Find out which vendors devised the most innovative SD-WAN product or platform during the past year.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/1/2019
Orange and Dell will collaborate on a distributed cloud architecture for 5G cloud networking.
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Security Now
Fintech Startups Get Sloppy With Application Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Some startups need to shape up or ship out.
New Industry Drives Renewed Interest in Embedded Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Hardware for security may just get hot.
Broadband World News
Why FTTH May Trump Fiber Deep for Cable
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
In a provocative new BBWN webinar, Broadband Success Partners' Jack Burton will ...
BBWF Interview: NOS's Manuel Eanes on the Smart Home Opp for Telcos
8/19/2019
Five years ago, NOS board member Manuel Ramalho Eanes helped steer the Portuguese ...
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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 ...
DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Three UK has just launched a major 5G-led assault on the living room. If all goes to plan, the smallest of the country's four mobile network operators will emerge ...
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
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