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Windstream's Pham: Cybersecurity Is About Trade-Offs
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11/17/2017   6 comments
Early detection of security risks at the entry point minimizes loss and speeds up detection.
Standalone Services Can't Survive – NTV's Petukhov
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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
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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.
Verizon's Bartolomeo: IoT Is Picking Up the Pace
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11/10/2017   4 comments
In this Q&A, Verizon's Mark Bartolomeo talks about how IoT has evolved over the past year.
CenturyLink's Hussain on Cultural Challenges of Merger With Level 3
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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
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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
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11/7/2017   8 comments
ONF's Peterson ties SDN, NFV and security into CORD.
Local Content, Low Prices Critical in CIS Region – Divan.TV's Kolodyuk
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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
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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.
DT's Breitbach Discusses Changing Cyber Strategies
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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
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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's Lambdin: More Cloud, More Security Concerns
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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
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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?
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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
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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.
Verizon's Ritter on Virtualization as a Security Tool: 'Cautious Optimism'
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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.
Masergy’s Watson: Security Needs Human Touch
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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
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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
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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.
Windstream's Brown Discusses Virtualization Game Plan
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10/20/2017   2 comments
Windstream is broadening its SDN and NFV reach while also taking an active role in an open source community.
Heavy Reading's Brown on Deployment Arc of 5G
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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
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10/16/2017   44 comments
Vodafone's Skipper says IoT security is a bigger concern for smaller companies, but the right solutions are available.
HR's Brown: Longtime Coexistence for LTE & 5G Core Networks
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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.
Level 3's Richter on Cloud Security Evolution
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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
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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.
Verizon's Oliveira: Orchestration Drives NFV, VNF Automation
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9/27/2017   12 comments
In the conclusion of this two-part Q&A, Verizon Fellow Fred Oliveira links the orchestration challenges of NFV innovation and deployment to the realm of NFV-driven VNF automation.
Verizon's Oliveira: NFV Needs Orchestration, Openness
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9/26/2017   20 comments
Verizon's Fred Oliveira discusses the state of NFV innovation, both internally at the telco and within open source groups.
Key to NFV Is Organizational Buy-In – BT's Sabey
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9/25/2017   41 comments
Educating both customers and employees is crucial for NFV adoption, according to BT's Jim Sabey.
BT's Sabey: NFV Drives Automation & Service Agility
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9/22/2017   20 comments
BT's programmable network is quickly provisioning services at the customer premise using SDN, NFV and cloud.
Orange's Isch: NFV Needs to Include Moving From Global to Local Networks
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9/22/2017   8 comments
NFV's full potential is realized when global networks inter-operate with local networks aided by APIs.
ETSI's Triay: NFV Success Is Built With Foresight, Understanding, Automation
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9/21/2017   7 comments
ETSI Research Specialist Joan Triay talks about NFV best practices and the close relationship between NFV and automation in part two of this Q&A.
Level 3's Ewert: Why Automation Is a Boon to Employees
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9/20/2017   51 comments
Level 3's Travis Ewert espouses the benefits of NFV automation to both the organization and the worker – assuming IT gets the culture piece right.
CenturyLink's Walker: Communication Is Key for NFV
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9/19/2017   47 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
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9/19/2017   7 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
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9/18/2017   49 comments
AT&T's Amy Wheelus talks about the telco's use of SDN and automation in this Q&A.
CenturyLink's Walker on NFV: Just Do IT
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9/15/2017   26 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
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9/14/2017   4 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.
CenturyLink's Walker Talks Automation, Orchestration
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9/13/2017   9 comments
CenturyLink's Walker discusses the impact of automation and the cloud on the telco's NFV efforts.
IBC at 50
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9/6/2017   15 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.
Telus' Gedeon: Don't Create New Silos With Virtualization
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9/4/2017   7 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.
Telus' Gedeon: SDN Key for Automation of New Functions & Features
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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.
What Can SDN Do for You? – Level 3's Saenger
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8/30/2017   10 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
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8/29/2017   5 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
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8/29/2017   16 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.
Level 3's Saenger: SDN Takes a Village
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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.
Networks Need Telemetry – BT's McRae
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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.
Orange's Shanaah Talks Smart City Analytics
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8/23/2017   17 comments
Orange Business Services relies on its own IoT analytics platform to enable smart city services.
AT&T's Gilbert: The Goal of AI Is Automation
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8/22/2017   64 comments
AT&T views artificial intelligence as the means to do data-powered automation.
SDN Controls the Smart City Labyrinth
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8/22/2017   20 comments
Smart cities need software-defined networking to unify networks, data and services.
Swisscom's Rupp on Virtual Reality
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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.
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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
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