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Telefónica Puts NFV to the Test
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 3/27/2015 63 comments
Global service provider Telefónica recently partnered with several vendors to put NFV to the test. Its goal was to demonstrate it could meet performance demands without significant customization, commitment to proprietary solutions or long and expensive deployment.
Data Breaches: The New Normal?
Ariella Brown 10/21/2015 61 comments
Hacking is so common that even major ones may be filed under the 'hack du jour,' but what's the answer – laws and stronger penalties, threat-intelligence sharing or sharing responsibility across the business, all the way to the top?<
Chip in a Box
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 11/20/2015 52 comments
At Light Reading's White Box Strategies for CSPs event, a chip in a box was like a movie star on the red carpet.
Carol Wilson 11/24/2014 49 comments
Collaboration has long been the hallmark of the telecom industry, and that core principle isn't changing in The New IP. But the type of collaboration that this major network shift is creating does seem to be new, and it is coming largely from the operator community.
2016: 6 New IP Predictions
Ariella Brown 1/19/2016 47 comments
Sarah Lahav, CEO of SysAid Technologies, offers up six predictions on what we can expect to see in 2016 for New IP technologies and more.
Is a CDN Model the Key to the New IP?
Tom Nolle 3/14/2016 41 comments
We need a way to link OTT services to networks so operators can differentiate themselves technically without spending all their time in court. Then we can fund the New IP and gain insight into complementary services.
Timing the New IP
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 3/9/2015 40 comments
Today is the day that Apple fans have been waiting for -- launch day for the Apple Watch.
Birch CEO: How to Build a Business
Alison Diana 4/28/2016 36 comments
As President and CEO of Birch Communications, Vincent Oddo has overseen the once regional telecommunications service provider's growth into a North American player.
Generation Cloud & the Mighty Thumb
Ari Vänttinen 6/29/2015 32 comments
Consumers have digital and communications services providers under their thumbs – quite literally. Today, mobile is the preferred platform for communications, commerce and productivity, and it drives the fortunes and failures of businesses in all industries, especially telecommunications.
Box Zones: Clouds Across the Globe
Ariella Brown 6/10/2016 31 comments
Box Zones enable businesses -- including medical and financial services firms -- in Europe or Asia to use cloud services while maintaining the security standards set by their own countries and more local data centers.
New IP & Data Center Transformation
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 9/23/2015 31 comments
As service providers move into the New IP world, they want the benefits of an agile, flexible, efficient network to extend all the way into the telco data center.
New IP Impacts Router/Switch Market
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 4/21/2015 30 comments
The service provider router and switch market for 2014 was "flat" over 2013, and is showing signs of hesitation in spending due to the uncertainty around SDN and NFV.
The FTC & Regulating IoT
Joe Stanganelli 2/26/2015 30 comments
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) snagged the attention of tech news headlines last month when it released a staff report on the agency's thoughts and recommendations regarding the future of the Internet of Things.
NFV Helps Boost Wireless
Anita Karvé 1/30/2015 29 comments
Service providers are constantly on the lookout for that next big thing to drive new revenue streams and capture and retain customers, and for many, wireless services are a big part of their future strategy.
NTT Revs Up Honda Supply Chain
Carol Wilson 9/24/2014 29 comments
Using the SDN-based network that connects its global cloud data centers, NTT shows Honda how to dramatically improve its supplier network performance.
Device Fingerprints: The Secret to IoT Security?
Alison Diana 3/29/2016 29 comments
Georgia Tech researchers use devices' unique electronic fingerprints to figure out which are legitimate and which may come from potentially malicious sources. Initially designed for networked industrial systems, this solution could be adapted for IoT.
The M2M & IoT Tipping Point
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 8/13/2015 28 comments
With nearly every element of a manufacturing plant, business process or system being connected to the network, IoT is heading towards a tipping point.
Andrew Dugan, acting Chief Technology Officer at Level 3, discusses the service provider's SDN success and plans for NFV.
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Dave Ward, Cisco's CTO of Engineering and Chief Architect, outlines his vision for the future of virtualization.
AT&T's Doug Nassaur discusses interoperability and virtualization during BCE 2016 in Austin.
Lynn Comp, senior director of market development for the Network Platforms Group for Intel, outlines her vision for the future of virtualization.