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Windstream's Pham: Cybersecurity Is About Trade-Offs
The Digerati  
11/17/2017   6 comments
Early detection of security risks at the entry point minimizes loss and speeds up detection.
SD-WAN: Not a Panacea
Mike Robuck  
11/16/2017   1 comment
SD-WAN has room to grow, according to a panel at the MEF17 conference.
Verizon's Cevis: Application-Aware Networks on Deck
Mike Robuck  
11/15/2017   3 comments
During his keynote address at MEF17, Verizon's Eric Cevis said the industry needs to continue to develop standards.
Digital Transformations: Keep Up or Die
Mike Robuck  
11/14/2017   15 comments
Carriers need to get on the digital transformation bandwagon or risk their customers going to other service providers.
MEF Spans the Globe With New 3.0 Specs
Mike Robuck  
11/14/2017   1 comment
MEF 3.0 specifications will enable agile, orchestrated services at a much faster rate by creating a new ecosystem.
Standalone Services Can't Survive – NTV's Petukhov
The Digerati  
11/13/2017   15 comments
Telco Transformation discusses OTT services in the Russian market with NTV Plus's head of digital services.
Regulations Driving IoT Adoption — Verizon's Bartolomeo
The Digerati  
11/13/2017   7 comments
In part two of this Telco Transformation Q&A, Verizon's Mark Bartolomeo talks about how IoT has evolved over the past year.
TT Cartoon Caption Contest Tackles Security
Mike Robuck  
11/10/2017   168 comments
Security is always top of mind these days.
Verizon's Bartolomeo: IoT Is Picking Up the Pace
The Digerati  
11/10/2017   4 comments
In this Q&A, Verizon's Mark Bartolomeo talks about how IoT has evolved over the past year.
Study: Despite Barriers, IT Execs Spending More on Digital Transformations
Mike Robuck  
11/9/2017   14 comments
According to a recent study, European IT executives are spending more on their companies' digital transformation implementations, but there are barriers to overcome.
CenturyLink's Hussain on Cultural Challenges of Merger With Level 3
The Digerati  
11/8/2017   29 comments
CenturyLink's CTO talks about the cultural and integration challenges of merging Level 3 Communications with CenturyLink.
ONF CTO: Service Developers Need to Embrace CORD
The Digerati  
11/8/2017   10 comments
Service providers should be open to the changes that are enabled by CORD, according to ONF CTO Larry Peterson.
ONF's Larry Peterson on CORD & Security
The Digerati  
11/7/2017   8 comments
ONF's Peterson ties SDN, NFV and security into CORD.
Telco Cloud: The Growth Engine in the 5G Era
Conversations with Huawei  
11/6/2017   12 comments
A unified cloud infrastructure will help carriers transition to 5G while also enabling faster virtualization in networks.
Local Content, Low Prices Critical in CIS Region – Divan.TV's Kolodyuk
The Digerati  
11/6/2017   13 comments
Telco Transformation discusses OTT services in the CIS region with the founder of streaming service Divan.TV, Andrey Kolodyuk
CenturyLink's CTO Discusses Integration With Level 3
The Digerati  
11/3/2017   6 comments
In part one of this Telco Transformation Q&A, CenturyLink CTO Aamir Hussain talks about how CenturyLink and Level 3 are integrating their networks while also laying the foundation for more virtualization down the road.
Piracy Is Killing Capacity – Sandvine
Aditya Kishore  
11/3/2017   80 comments
Network technology vendor Sandvine has found that piracy isn't only hurting network operator profits – each pirated set-top box is also using up 1TB per month in 'phantom bandwidth.'
IHS Markit Report: OCP Servers Surge in Q2
Mike Robuck  
11/2/2017   7 comments
Open Compute Project and white box server shipments are on the rise in the second quarter of this year, according to a recent IHS Markit report.
MEF to Debut New Certification Program at Conference
Mike Robuck  
11/1/2017   6 comments
MEF will unveil its MEF 3.0 certification program at its conference in Orlando, Fla., later this month.
DT's Breitbach Discusses Changing Cyber Strategies
The Digerati  
10/31/2017   8 comments
Cybersecurity needs an overhaul as intelligent adversaries attack with novel means in virtualized networks and across mobile devices.
ETSI's Leadbeater: Automation Fuels NFV's True Power
The Digerati  
10/31/2017   11 comments
In part two of this Q&A, ETSI security leader Alex Leadbeater beats the drum for greater compute power and greater isolation to achieve better NFV security.
AT&T Embraces AI in Open Source
Mike Robuck  
10/30/2017   22 comments
AT&T has teamed up with the Linux Foundation and Tech Mahindra on a new open source AI platform.
AT&T's Lambdin: More Cloud, More Security Concerns
The Digerati  
10/30/2017   22 comments
AT&T's Danessa Lambdin talks about how AT&T is using its own digital transformation roadmap to help its customers with their security concerns.
ETSI's Leadbeater on Securing NFV With Fundamentals
The Digerati  
10/30/2017   2 comments
In part one of this Q&A, ETSI NFV Security Group Vice Chairman Alex Leadbeater argues that virtualization in and of itself is no security measure without good fundamentals.
How Far Can AT&T Go With Automation?
The Digerati  
10/27/2017   21 comments
AT&T's Gilbert says the telco is adding safeguards into its compute infrastructure and embracing real-time automation to identify security vulnerabilities.
Verizon's Ritter: SDN/NFV Security Demands Cross Checks
The Digerati  
10/27/2017   9 comments
In part two II of this Q&A, Verizon's Phil Ritter emphasizes that the need for good old-fashioned diligence has not gone away in the age of virtualization.
Huawei's Xue: 3 Transformation Challenges
Conversations with Huawei  
10/27/2017   68 comments
Huawei's all-in on cloud to enable carriers' digital transformations.
Zero-Day Malware: A Threat SDN Can Miss
Kishore Jethanandani  
10/26/2017   11 comments
Zero-day is a polymorphic malware that avoids detection by not leaving a trail.
Verizon's Ritter on Virtualization as a Security Tool: 'Cautious Optimism'
The Digerati  
10/25/2017   1 comment
In part one of this Q&A, Phil Ritter of Verizon notes that security on virtualized systems is no bed of roses, but at least the age of digital transformation has woken people up to the level of care that is required in securing them.
ETSI Sets Sights on Cybersecurity Risks in New Report
Mike Robuck  
10/24/2017   3 comments
A new ETSI report provides guidelines for implementing and meeting NIS Directive requirements across the European Union.
Masergy’s Watson: Security Needs Human Touch
The Digerati  
10/24/2017   13 comments
Security needs to take on different forms to keep up with attacks across SDN, NFV and IoT, according to Masergy's Ray Watson.
Masergy’s Watson on Security: New Networks, Similar Challenges
The Digerati  
10/23/2017   11 comments
Some of the usual suspects are in play when it comes to security for SDN, NFV and IoT, according to Masergy's Ray Watson.
Flexibility Vital for Next-Gen Satellites: Eutelsat's Leroy
The Digerati  
10/23/2017   13 comments
Eutelsat's deputy CEO and CTO discusses the company's next-generation satellite, Quantum, which offers customers a greater level of flexibility in orbit than any existing satellite.
Security Spending Forecast to Hit $119B by 2021
Mike Robuck  
10/20/2017   35 comments
Services and software are driving the bulk of security products and services spending this year.
Windstream's Brown Discusses Virtualization Game Plan
The Digerati  
10/20/2017   2 comments
Windstream is broadening its SDN and NFV reach while also taking an active role in an open source community.
Level 3's Dugan: Public Internet Use Ratchets Up Need for Better Security
Mike Robuck  
10/19/2017   6 comments
Enterprise customers need better security as they rely more on the public Internet for their connectivity needs.
And the Winner of the TT Cartoon Caption Contest Is...
Mike Robuck  
10/18/2017   16 comments
The latest cartoon caption contest generated plenty of humorous responses and three winners.
TT Poll: Faster Provisioning of NFV Services & Applications Carry the Day
Mike Robuck  
10/17/2017   9 comments
Survey results of a recent Telco Transformation poll rated faster provisioning and automation as the biggest NFV factors in 2017.
Heavy Reading's Brown on Deployment Arc of 5G
The Digerati  
10/17/2017   9 comments
Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown lays out the roadmap and challenges for 5G deployments.
Vodafone's Skipper on State of IoT Security
The Digerati  
10/16/2017   44 comments
Vodafone's Skipper says IoT security is a bigger concern for smaller companies, but the right solutions are available.
Divan.TV's Kolodyuk Shares Formula for East European Success
Aditya Kishore  
10/16/2017   21 comments
In central and eastern Europe, global OTT players will struggle to find a foothold because of limited local content, piracy and high prices according to Andrey Kolodyuk, founder of Divan.TV.
Collaboration Is Key to Confronting OTT – EMA's Anting
Aditya Kishore  
10/13/2017   9 comments
Commercial broadcasters across Europe have banded together to take on Netflix and Amazon.
HR's Brown: Longtime Coexistence for LTE & 5G Core Networks
The Digerati  
10/12/2017   3 comments
Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown maps out how LTE and 5G core networks will lead a life of coexistence for some time to come.
TT Caption Contest: The Robots Are Coming!
Mike Robuck  
10/12/2017   218 comments
Telco Transformation is tapping into artificial intelligence and robots in the latest cartoon caption contest.
Huawei Tops 560 SDN/NFV Projects
Conversations with Huawei  
10/12/2017   2 comments
Huawei released its NFV/SDN commercial deployment numbers at this week's 2017 SDN NFV World Congress.
MEF & ONAP Strike Up Collaboration Effort
Mike Robuck  
10/11/2017   6 comments
ONAP and MEF have agreed to collaborate on open source implementations and standards.
OSM Stays in Its MANO Lane
Mike Robuck  
10/10/2017   4 comments
Open Source MANO, which is on its third release, is staying focused on NFV orchestration.
MEF Touts SDKs for LSO Interfaces
Mike Robuck  
10/10/2017   4 comments
The MEF announced two key milestones for its Lifecycle Service Orchestration platform.
Level 3's Richter on Cloud Security Evolution
The Digerati  
10/9/2017   27 comments
Level 3's Chris Richter talks about bringing the IT department of the 'Jurassic' era up to speed with new cloud-based security.
Level 3's Richter on Driving Demand for Cloud-Based Security
The Digerati  
10/5/2017   25 comments
In Part I of this Q&A, Level 3's Chris Richter talks about how customer demand has led to the growth of Level 3's cloud-based subscription security model.
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Early detection of security risks at the entry point minimizes loss and speeds up detection.
SD-WAN has room to grow, according to a panel at the MEF17 conference.
During his keynote address at MEF17, Verizon's Eric Cevis said the industry needs to continue to develop standards.
Carriers need to get on the digital transformation bandwagon or risk their customers going to other service providers.
MEF 3.0 specifications will enable agile, orchestrated services at a much faster rate by creating a new ecosystem.
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.
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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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