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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of unified communications platforms and applications.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/18/2019
Avaya is partnering with IBM for global expansion of its OneCloud ReadyNow cloud call center and unified-communications-as-a-service, beyond current availability in the US and central Europe.
By The Philter, 8/26/2019
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.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/1/2019
Japanese operator pulls together multiple units to form a single international ICT service provider with annual revenues of $11 billion.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 3/13/2019
Its sales growth and stock market performance are an investor's dream, but new challenges are emerging in the fast-changing UCaaS market.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/21/2019
Iain and Ray from Light Reading chew the MWC 5G fat and spit out three trends to watch out for in Barcelona.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/19/2019
Alexander Harrowell, Senior Analyst at Ovum Enterprise Services, looks at the development of 5G enterprise services and the need for deeper relationships between the mobile sector and industrial verticals.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/8/2019
James Parker steps in with a mandate to triple the company's managed services revenue, even as competition in the space grows.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/28/2018
Adding more Southwest US 'on-ramps' to its Cloud Connect platform underscores importance of fiber reach.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/16/2018
There was surprising optimism in the sector at the MEF18 event, but will it be reflected in revenues going forward?
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/13/2018
Service interconnection is changing, requiring automation to handle commercial agreements at scale and blockchain can enable that, says Marc Halbfinger, CEO of PCCW Global.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/27/2018
With NFV still unable to deliver agility and scale, Orange launches public cloud-based, OTT enterprise services in Spain with Red Hat as its platform partner. Is this the future for SME communications and networking services?
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 9/21/2018
Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based mobile payments service.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/21/2018
With technology partners and an eye toward 5G networks, the StudioLAB is helping Disney-owned content studios solve technical production problems and reach consumers in novel ways.
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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
Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 5/7/2015
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
ViaWest Looks East, North, After Shaw Acquisition
Dan O'Shea , Analyst, Heavyreading.com , 4/14/2015
After being bought by Shaw Communications last year, regional data center ...
What WebRTC Means for Telcos
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 6/2/2014
Communication service providers are figuring out what role they can play in ...
SK Telecom Sounds Off on WebRTC
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 5/9/2014
Choi Jin-ho, manager of SK Telecom's ICT R&D division, offers Light Reading his ...
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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