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Level 3's Ewert: Why Automation Is a Boon to Employees
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9/20/2017   1 comment
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   4 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   6 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   21 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   23 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   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.
CenturyLink's Walker Talks Automation, Orchestration
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9/13/2017   7 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   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.
Telus' Gedeon: Don't Create New Silos With Virtualization
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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.
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   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
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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
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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.
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.
Verizon's Hornby: Cloud Benefits from Web-Scale Principles
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8/18/2017   10 comments
Verizon is achieving improved efficiencies in its cloud operations by implementing web-scale operations.
BT's McRae: Common Service Models Aid Automation
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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
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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
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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
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8/15/2017   7 comments
Orange is using SDN to enable automation on its networks.
Verizon's Hakl: SDN Creates Virtualized World
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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
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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.
OCP's Carter: Open Hardware for Faster Web-Scale IT
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8/8/2017   5 comments
The open-hardware movement, spurred on by the Open Compute Project, is helping network carriers to deploy web-scale IT faster and more efficiently.
PCCW's Berriman Talks Live 360-Degree Video
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8/7/2017   10 comments
PCCW Global's eSports & VR specialist, Alex Berriman describes the challenges surrounding the company’s live 360-degree broadcast of the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tournament earlier this year.
Red Hat's Hood on Web-Scale IT's Impact on IoT & 5G
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8/2/2017   14 comments
Web-scale IT offers improved efficiencies for carriers' IoT, 5G and LTE services and applications.
Red Hat's Hood on Blending Open Source, SDN & Web-Scale IT
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7/31/2017   5 comments
Web-scale IT, open source and virtualization converge to enable continuous network innovations.
IDC's Hicks: Digital Transformation a Must
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7/28/2017   17 comments
IDC's Hicks discusses the need for telcos to transform themselves en route to offering support for services such as autonomous vehicles and virtual reality.
Red Hat's Hood Talks Security for SD-WAN
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7/27/2017   17 comments
Red Hat's Ian Hood delves into the security challenges for SD-WAN.
IDC's Hicks: Digital Transformations Are About More Than Technology
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7/26/2017   53 comments
Digital transformations aren't just the technologies, they also include the business cases.
Red Hat's Hood on Perpetuating SD-WAN Success
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7/26/2017   8 comments
Red Hat is helping service providers with their SD-WAN deployments.
Windstream, EarthLink Unite Over SD-WAN
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7/24/2017   10 comments
EarthLink and Windstream's SD-WAN services will be more tightly integrated starting in late July.
AT&T's Anschutz Discusses Web-Scale's Impact on Telcos
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7/18/2017   21 comments
Anshutz also talks about how AT&T is looking at containers and microservices as part of its virtualization efforts.
Swisscom's Rupp: Flat Team Structure Drove VR Innovation
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7/17/2017   40 comments
A reorganization in his Swisscom division led to new opportunities in the virtual reality space, says Stefan Rupp, CEO of the carrier's Event & Media Solutions unit.
Anschutz on AT&T's Use of Web-Scale IT
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7/14/2017   14 comments
AT&T is tapping into web-scale principles to improve operational efficiencies.
Verizon's Hakl on SD-WAN Evolution
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7/13/2017   11 comments
As Verizon grows its SD-WAN strategy, the company sees a network evolution in both technological capabilities of network autonomics and business use cases that drive outcomes for enhanced agility.
Colt's Coppens Talks Industry Automation
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7/12/2017   8 comments
Colt is working with AT&T, Orange, MEF and the TM Forum on orchestrating services across each other's networks.
Building the Pervasive Network: The Road to an Innovation Renaissance
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7/11/2017   19 comments
Despite some progress, communications service providers are facing challenges when it comes to making the pervasive network a reality.
Verizon's Hakl: SD-WAN Delivers a Multitude of Benefits
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7/10/2017   9 comments
According to Verizon's Shawn Hakl, SD-WAN and SDN offer tremendous organizational and technological benefits.
Video Is Always Relevant – Digicel's Quinn
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7/10/2017   29 comments
Digicel Group CTO John Quinn discusses the reasons for deploying an advanced video service on Digicel's greenfield fixed-line network, and how it has anchored the fixed-line product.
Comcast Business’s Lewis: SD-WAN Evolves From Boxes to Integrated Services
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7/6/2017   6 comments
Comcast Business is taking a long view of SD-WAN as part of its integrated SDN platform.
Comcast's Lewis: No MPLS Customer Base an Advantage for SD-WAN Service
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7/3/2017   8 comments
Comcast Business decided not to offer MPLS to its business customers en route to developing its SD-WAN service.
Digicel's Quinn: From Zero to 100K in 3 Years
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7/3/2017   37 comments
Digicel's CTO talks to Telco Transformation about the operator's journey from zero fixed-line subscribers three years ago, to a full-featured triple-play FTTH network with a 100,000 subscribers today.
Sprint's Briscoe: SD-WAN a Cure for Hybrid Networks
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6/30/2017   6 comments
Sprint's customers are looking at SD-WAN for dynamic traffic steering, lower-cost bandwidth and reducing complexity.
Orange Business Services' Isch: SD-WAN Complements the Cloud
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6/28/2017   9 comments
Orange Business Services' Isch talks about educating customers on their SD-WAN needs.
Sky Italia's Gandino Talks OTT Challenges, Viewing Trends & AI
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6/27/2017   24 comments
Davide Gandino, OTT and cloud processing & delivery manager of technology at Sky Italia, discusses the role of analytics and AI in its OTT video strategy at the Red Hat Summit.
Level 3's Dugan: Customers Crave SD-WAN Expansion of Hybrid Networks
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6/27/2017   2 comments
Level 3's long-term goal with SD-WAN is to couple it with other network solutions.
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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.
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.
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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