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Intent-Based Networking: Automating Next-Generation Networks
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11/13/2017  
In this report from Heavy Reading, find out what IBN really is. This report discusses what work the standards development organization and open source community are doing in this area, what are the different vendor approaches to IBN and why IBN would be of interest to telecom operators, not just in the data center but also in wide-area networking.
Cable Looks to SD-WAN to Boost Business Services
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10/3/2017  
This report explores SD-WAN options for cable providers and the opportunities and challenges ahead. Cable providers have several options to benefit from the trend as organizations embrace the WAN technology that is heralded as being more affordable and flexible than current MPLS routers. However, all service providers and SD-WAN suppliers face a market where competition is becoming fierce and the pace of adoption is unclear.
Huawei Software Customer Reference Program – HKT: Digital Transformation
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9/11/2017  
The crowded market of direct competitors, plus increasing pressure from over-the-top (OTT) providers like Facebook and Google have pushed Hong Kong Telecom (HKT), part of the broader PCCW group, to tackle digital transformation in order to remain competitive and sustain future business growth.
Huawei TE10 - Huddle-Room Cloud Video Endpoint
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8/15/2017  
Find out about Huawei's TE10, winner of an iF design award in 2017, in this new brochure.
Cloud Enterprise Communications - Serving Digital Enterprises
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8/15/2017  
Today, digital technologies such as cloud computing, Big Data, mobility, and social business are continuously changing the way we work and live. While making everything more convenient for consumers, ever-emerging digital services are also creating now-generation digital products, reshaping the traditional industry value chain and establishing an all-new digital economy. Find out how Cloud Enterprise Communications are serving Digital Enterprises in this new paper from Huawei.
Heavy Reading Report | Cable & SDN/NFV: Moving Toward Implementation
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8/15/2017  
This report reviews the posture of U.S.-based MSOs regarding new virtualization-based technologies at the early stage of their emergence. It discusses key issues involved in terms of operators and technologies, reviews various areas where the MSOs are implementing or considering these new technologies and profiles several of the most pivotal industry players in this domain, concluding with a view of the future.
Leading New ICT, The Road To Digital Transformation
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8/10/2017  
In March 2017, Huawei and Honeywell announced they would collaborate to construct smart buildings that take advantage of the latest IoT technologies. The goal is to help make buildings more sustainable, secure, and energy efficient. Find out more in this new paper from Huawei.
Make Video a Success with Fixed Mobile Convergence
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4/4/2017  
The boundaries between TV and mobile media are blurring as consumers increasingly expect ubiquitous video streaming on every device. So, how can operators take advantage of this growing consumer demand for video services across multiple devices?
Operators must transform to deepen entry into the digital ecosystem
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1/5/2017  
Most Tier 1 operators have begun a transformation to expand their business models beyond connectivity to become digital service providers (DSPs). Despite progress, further disruption is required to turn today’s telcos into tomorrow’s DSPs. TBR’s DSP research includes primary research with digital thought leaders, review of industry group exchanges and analysis of operators’ digital business initiatives.
Service Chaining for Modern Networks
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10/25/2016  
There are many challenges to providing dynamic services in modern data centers, fixed line or mobile networking environments. Applications, users and subscribers need end-to-end networking services, composed of individual service functions, tailored to their individual requirements. These service functions must be managed and orchestrated in a dynamic fashion to ensure their correct operation.
The Evolution of Big Video
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8/31/2016  
As distribution of IP video has scaled and become central to the commercial strategies of a host of companies, the industry is entering a new stage regarding the technology and infrastructure that is being deployed to support enormous growth in demand.
Business And Technology Leadership In A Post-Digital Era
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8/31/2016  
We have already entered the post-digital age. In the past, business success was enabled by building better products and services. In the post-digital age, products and services alone cannot succeed — now you must design new digital experiences as part of your business model. And your business must be engineered to constantly innovate and evolve with emerging technologies.
Programmable Transport: Use Cases Emerge as Capability Improves
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2/19/2016  
This report examines SDN-enabled bandwidth-on-demand/network-as-a-service (NaaS) solutions, comparing the solutions offered by 12 leading transport network and data center networking vendors. The report also considers what hurdles are still in the way of achieving truly dynamic, multiservice, virtualized multi-vendor networks supported seamlessly with dynamic, automated bandwidth on demand.
NFV & Telco Data Center Servers: Key Considerations & Technologies
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2/19/2016  
This report examines the new requirements emerging from telcos that are looking to migrate network functions from proprietary, dedicated hardware platforms to standardized IT servers. The report profiles 10 server platform, components and software suppliers.




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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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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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