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Trent Pham, Head of Products and Security, Windstream, 11/17/2017
Artificial intelligence for cybersecurity is currently not financially viable as it consumes tremendous amounts of storage and computing power, according to Trent Pham, head of security at Windstream.
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 11/16/2017
ORLANDO -- MEF 2017 -- Hold the ticker tape parade and victory lap for SD-WAN, it still has plenty to accomplish, according to a panel of service providers at the MEF17 conference.
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 11/15/2017
ORLANDO -- MEF 2017-- Eric Cevis, president of Verizon Partner Solutions, outlined his company's roadmap during his keynote address on Tuesday, which included more automation, the creation of application-aware networks and continued standards development.
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 11/14/2017
ORLANDO -- MEF 2017-- If there are any service providers that are still on the fence in regards to mapping out their digital transformations, CenturyLink's Eric Bozich has some simple advice: "It's keep up or die."
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 11/14/2017
ORLANDO -- MEF 2017 -- The Metro Ethernet Forum is throwing its arms around creating a new ecosystem that was designed to enable service providers to define, deliver and certify new orchestrated services globally.
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Lev Petukhov, Head of Digital Projects Dept., NTV-PLUS, 11/13/2017
Developing new digital distribution services in western markets is a very different exercise to doing so in other parts of the world. That's an issue Lev Petukhov understands well. As the head of digital services at Russian satellite pay-TV operator NTV Plus, he has spent the last decade working on the operator's digital strategy.
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Mark Bartolomeo, Vice President, Connected Solutions-Internet of Things, Verizon, 11/13/2017
The Internet of Things is reaching fruition thanks to improvements in technologies -- such as better security, the deployment of CAT-M1 networks and advent of low-cost silicon and devices -- as well as an improved regulatory environment, according to Verizon's Mark Bartolomeo.
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 11/10/2017
Due to an imminent uprising, the robots are taking a break from the next Telco Transformation cartoon caption contest. Instead, we'll focus on another favorite topic of the message boards -- security.
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Mark Bartolomeo, Vice President, Connected Solutions-Internet of Things, Verizon, 11/10/2017
The walls surrounding large-scale Internet of Things deployments are tumbling down, according to Verizon Vice President of IoT Connected Solutions Mark Bartolomeo.
Conversations with Huawei
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Gong Yuqing, Carrier BG Data Center Marketing Director, Huawei, 11/6/2017
At Mobile World Congress 2017 earlier this year, governments, carriers, equipment vendors and chip providers dropped hints about the accelerated development of 5G. We may even see its commercial use before 2020. According to our discussions with carriers around the world, the diversified business requirements of 5G networks have driven them to move from ...
Discussions
Ariella
Posted by Ariella |  In reply to: Windstream's Pham: Cybersecurity Is About Trade-Offs
@afwrtier very true; that's why it pays to be proactive.
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Ariella
Posted by Ariella |  In reply to: Windstream's Pham: Cybersecurity Is About Trade-Offs
@afwrtier very true; that's why it pays to be proactive.
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Special Huawei Video
10/16/2017
Huawei Network Transformation Seminar
The adoption of virtualization technology and cloud architectures by telecom network operators is now well underway but there is still a long way to go before the transition to an era of Network Functions Cloudification (NFC) is complete.
On-the-Air Thursdays Digital Audio
MEF is working to define, deliver, and certify dynamic communications services that are orchestrated across a global ecosystem of automated, virtualized and interconnected networks. In this radio show, MEF CTO Pascal Menezes talks about the challenges and the solutions that his organization is working on and provides a preview of the MEF17 conference in November.
Webinars
ARCHIVED
Thursday, September 21, 2017
12pm EST

Software-defined networking (SDN) is a key component of services providers' virtualization game plans and AT&T and Level 3 Communications have been at the forefront of its adoption.

In this webinar, Andrew Dugan, CTO of Level 3 Communications, and Amy Wheelus, Vice President of Cloud and D2 Platform Integration at AT&T, will discuss how their companies have leveraged SDN within their networks, services and applications. Some of the key areas that will be covered include:

  • Automation, APIs and lifecycle service orchestration
  • The continued evolution of SDN-based solutions and SDN in networks, including SD-WAN, dynamic cloud connections and scalable Ethernet and security solutions.

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Bill Walker, CenturyLink's director of network architecture, shares his insights on why training isn't enough for IT employees and traditional ...
During the Carrier NFV and SDN event in Denver, AT&T's Tom Anschutz talked about how the second generation of VNFs could reduce opex during this ...
DENVER, 10/6/2017 - Jim Sabey, head of connect and compute sales specialists at BT Americas, talks about how virtualization has changed the ...
Level 3's VP of Global Development and Management Adam Saenger talks about the importance of multi-operator automation, and how it impacts ...
CenturyLink's Steve Sklar examines business models and opportunities for service providers navigating the OTT market.
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