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CenturyLink's Walker: Communication Is Key for NFV
The Digerati  
9/19/2017   2 comments
Bill Walker addresses key issues for deploying NFV, including the need for both IT and telco employees to come to terms on common goals.
ETSI's Triay on NFV Plugtests, Spec-Fests, Tutorials
The Digerati  
9/19/2017   5 comments
ETSI research specialist Joan Triay provides an update on what ETSI was up to in Denver recently, what to expect at the next round of ETSI NFV Plugtests and the challenges it faces with security integration.
AT&T's Wheelus: Automation Key for Speed, Efficiency
The Digerati  
9/18/2017   18 comments
AT&T's Amy Wheelus talks about the telco's use of SDN and automation in this Q&A.
TT Caption Contest: The Robots Are Coming!
Mike Robuck  
9/18/2017   62 comments
Telco Transformation is tapping into artificial intelligence and robots in the latest cartoon caption contest.
'Maximize, Optimize, Kill' – NBCU's McDermott
Aditya Kishore  
9/18/2017   12 comments
Hendrik McDermott, senior vice president of branded on demand at NBCUniversal International, discusses his strategy for promoting Hayu, NBC's OTT reality programming service at IBC.
CenturyLink's Walker on NFV: Just Do IT
The Digerati  
9/15/2017   22 comments
Walker offers advice on how to implement NFV and talks about how SD-WAN is a doorway to SDN.
Level 3's Ewert: Look to Cloud for NFV Models
The Digerati  
9/14/2017   2 comments
Level 3's Travis Ewert draws parallels between effective NFV transformation and enterprise-cloud models while urging a commoditization approach to network operating models.
Comcast Business Dives Into SD-WAN Waters
Mike Robuck  
9/13/2017   16 comments
SD-WAN is the first service that Comcast is offering on its SDN-enabled ActiveCore platform.
CenturyLink's Walker Talks Automation, Orchestration
The Digerati  
9/13/2017   7 comments
CenturyLink's Walker discusses the impact of automation and the cloud on the telco's NFV efforts.
Despite Security Concerns, CEOs Big on Digital Transformations
Mike Robuck  
9/12/2017   17 comments
Despite CEOs' confidence in digital strategies, barriers such as security remain.
Broadcast TV: The Second Coming?
Aditya Kishore  
9/12/2017   29 comments
A new study from Nielsen shows that younger audiences are growing the number of broadcast-only homes in the US.
Vodafone Joins ONAP's Lineup
Mike Robuck  
9/11/2017   6 comments
With the addition of Vodafone, the ONAP community now represents 55% of the world's global subscribers.
What I Like About You: Telcos Announce Contest Winners
Mike Robuck  
9/11/2017   7 comments
The Go Ignite alliance of four telcos announced the winners of a global startup competition.
ETSI Tees Up Second NFV Plugtests
Mike Robuck  
9/8/2017   7 comments
ETSI is seeking to bring clarity to the MANO sector, among other items on its Plugtest to-do list.
OPNFV's Kirksey: Open Source Network Automation Virtual, Yet Human
Joe Stanganelli  
9/7/2017   13 comments
In a recent Upskill U course, OPNFV's Heather Kirksey evangelized about the importance of virtualized automation that also includes human input.
Cloud Drives Tech Sector Hiring – Report
Mike Robuck  
9/6/2017   28 comments
In addition to cloud-related jobs, tech manufacturing also contributed to a solid month of employment growth in the US IT sector, according to the CompTIA.
IBC at 50
The Digerati  
9/6/2017   10 comments
With global media conference IBC set to start next week, the show's CEO, Michael Crimp, tells us what to expect at the show's 50th anniversary.
Sprint Beefs up Virtualization with NFV
Mike Robuck  
9/5/2017   6 comments
Sprint is using NFV to prep its virtual core for new services and applications.
Telus' Gedeon: Don't Create New Silos With Virtualization
The Digerati  
9/4/2017   6 comments
Telus CTO Gedeon talks about why carriers need to avoid creating new silos as part of using SDN and NFV for their virtualization efforts.
Report: EPC Market Rebounds in Q2
Mike Robuck  
9/1/2017   4 comments
A report by Dell'Oro Group said service providers were ramping up their virtualization efforts, which includes migrating to vEPC, to prepare for 5G.
Seen & Heard: Yahoo Faces Litigation for Data Breaches
Mike Robuck  
8/31/2017   67 comments
Judge's ruling is a setback for Verizon's attempts to limit its liability for Yahoo's email hacks.
Telus' Gedeon: SDN Key for Automation of New Functions & Features
The Digerati  
8/31/2017   7 comments
SDN is just one part of the transformation to virtualization; it also includes a human element, according to Telus' Ibrahim Gedeon.
Seen & Heard: AT&T Widens Fixed Wireless 5G Trials
Mike Robuck  
8/30/2017   18 comments
AT&T's fixed wireless 5G trials will touch down in three additional markets by the end of the year.
What Can SDN Do for You? Level 3's Saenger
The Digerati  
8/30/2017   8 comments
Level 3's Adam Saenger shares what he and his company have learned about ensuring that an SDN deployment is successful.
Level 3's Saenger: SDN a Gateway to Automation
The Digerati  
8/29/2017   4 comments
An adaptive networking approach to SDN, taking into account a variety of variables and the roles they can play, is what makes for good network virtualization, says Level 3's Adam Saenger.
Berriman Dissects PCCW's 360D Experience
The Digerati  
8/29/2017   13 comments
Having distributed one of the earliest broadcasts of a live sporting event in 360-degree video, PCCW Global's Alex Berriman discusses what he learned from the experience, and his views on the market opportunity.
Digital Transformations Dogged by Lack of Leadership
Mike Robuck  
8/28/2017   14 comments
A survey of US senior-level executives found that most weren't executing on their digital transformation strategies.
Level 3's Saenger: SDN Takes a Village
The Digerati  
8/28/2017   7 comments
Level 3's Adam Saenger talks about the important roles that both employees and customers play in creating SDN success for both enterprise customers and network carriers alike.
Lack of Skilled Employees a Hurdle for Carriers
Mike Robuck  
8/25/2017   87 comments
Service providers need to re-train current employees and hire new ones to meet the needs of new technologies and applications.
Networks Need Telemetry BT's McRae
The Digerati  
8/24/2017   10 comments
With networks becoming more complex, service providers need to work on their telemetry game plans, according to BT's Neil McRae.
NTT's Okoshi on Enabling Cloud-Based Digital Transformations
Joe Stanganelli  
8/24/2017   13 comments
NTT Communications guides customers through complex network decisions.
Orange's Shanaah Talks Smart City Analytics
The Digerati  
8/23/2017   17 comments
Orange Business Services relies on its own IoT analytics platform to enable smart city services.
Level 3 Serves Up Scalable Ethernet Feature for AWS
Joe Stanganelli  
8/23/2017   15 comments
A new self-serve Ethernet feature from Level 3, Level 3 eLynk, purports to make network connections to the cloud as flexible and agile as the cloud itself.
AT&T's Gilbert: The Goal of AI Is Automation
The Digerati  
8/22/2017   64 comments
AT&T views artificial intelligence as the means to do data-powered automation.
SDN Controls the Smart City Labyrinth
The Digerati  
8/22/2017   20 comments
Smart cities need software-defined networking to unify networks, data and services.
TT Cartoon Caption Contest Winners
Mike Robuck  
8/21/2017   27 comments
The results are in for the Telco Transformation cartoon caption contest on artificial intelligence.
Swisscom's Rupp on Virtual Reality
The Digerati  
8/21/2017   17 comments
Swisscom Event & Media Solutions chief digital officer talks about the operator's initiatives in VR, plans for the future and expectations for virtual reality.
Verizon's Hornby: Cloud Benefits from Web-Scale Principles
The Digerati  
8/18/2017   10 comments
Verizon is achieving improved efficiencies in its cloud operations by implementing web-scale operations.
TT SDN Poll a Dead Heat
Mike Robuck  
8/18/2017   10 comments
SDN has evolved from its early days of inception, which is reflected in this Telco Transformation poll.
BT's McRae: Common Service Models Aid Automation
The Digerati  
8/17/2017   24 comments
McRae talks about how BT is tapping into common service models and machine learning.
Standardization Key to SDN Growth: Orange's Isch
The Digerati  
8/16/2017   12 comments
Orange is working with Colt, AT&T, TM Forum and MEF to standardize SDN for interoperability across networks.
BT's McRae: SDN Is All About Automation
The Digerati  
8/16/2017   6 comments
BT's chief network architect talks about how SDN is a critical piece of his company's automation plans.
Orange's Isch: SDN Drives Automation
The Digerati  
8/15/2017   7 comments
Orange is using SDN to enable automation on its networks.
IHS Markit's Howard: Automate Everything
Mike Robuck  
8/14/2017   17 comments
Analyst Michael Howard spoke about the benefits of automation during a recent Telco Transformation radio show.
TT Poll: Balance, Flexibility Critical for Pay-TV Providers
Aditya Kishore  
8/14/2017   13 comments
A recent Telco Transformation poll found that a balanced pay-TV and OTT offering, and pricing and packaging flexibility, were the most important requirements for a pay-TV provider to succeed today.
Seen & Heard: Verizon Pushes Back Launch of Online TV
Mike Robuck  
8/11/2017   23 comments
Verizon is pushing back the launch date of its new online TV service due to a lack of licensing deals for content.
Verizon's Hakl: SDN Creates Virtualized World
The Digerati  
8/11/2017   8 comments
Infusing SDN into cybersecurity, Verizon's SDN strategy aims to bring better security, more intelligent automation and lower costs to the latest in network-infrastructure demands.
OCP's Carter: Open-Source Agility Begets Web-Scale Agility
The Digerati  
8/10/2017   6 comments
OCP CTO Bill Carter talks about the agile environment needed to realize web-scale IT initiatives, what telcos can learn from enterprise IT on web scalability and more on the importance of web-scale IT.
TT Radio Show: Service Providers' SDN Ambitions & Plans
Mike Robuck  
8/9/2017   3 comments
IHS Markit's Michael Howard will provide his insights into carriers' SDN strategies during Thursday's radio show.
Security Ownership a Concern for IoT Report
Mike Robuck  
8/9/2017   10 comments
A report by Canonical found that various IoT entities were reluctant to take ownership of IoT security issues.
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Latest Articles
Bill Walker addresses key issues for deploying NFV, including the need for both IT and telco employees to come to terms on common goals.
ETSI research specialist Joan Triay provides an update on what ETSI was up to in Denver recently, what to expect at the next round of ETSI NFV Plugtests and the challenges it faces with security integration.
AT&T's Amy Wheelus talks about the telco's use of SDN and automation in this Q&A.
Telco Transformation is tapping into artificial intelligence and robots in the latest cartoon caption contest.
Hendrik McDermott, senior vice president of branded on demand at NBCUniversal International, discusses his strategy for promoting Hayu, NBC's OTT reality programming service at IBC.
On-the-Air Thursdays Digital Audio
In this Telco Transformation radio show, IHS Markit's Michael Howard will talk about the network domains that carriers are targeting for SDN, the top SDN services that are driving revenues and the deployment barriers this year. Howard will also address whether carriers are embracing open source or using vendor-specific implementations.
Webinars
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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