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Ciena Goes the Adaptive Route
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
6/19/2018   Post a comment
Ciena CTO Steve Alexander explains why some operators are leery of fully autonomous networks, and how Ciena is collaborating with carriers to prepare for 5G deployments with platforms like the Adaptive Network.
Apcela's AppMon Targets Enterprise Application Performance
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
5/15/2018   Post a comment
AppMon is a software-defined monitoring and network telemetry tool which tracks network and application performance for enterprises, and also integrates with Cisco SD-WAN.
Consolidated Communications Goes Cross-Country With VMware's VeloCloud
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
5/10/2018   Post a comment
The service provider is deploying the SD-WAN service across its 24-state market.
CenturyLink's Feger: Don't Forget Automation on the Virtualization Journey
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
5/3/2018   Post a comment
BCE keynoter James Feger says it's key to not only consider the operational changes that need to occur to support virtualization, but also build in automation along the way.
Where Next for SD-WAN?
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
5/1/2018   Post a comment
At the forthcoming BCE show, panelists will discuss changing consumption models for SD-WAN, new approaches that vendors and carriers are taking in deploying SD-WAN, standards efforts, interoperability challenges and more.
Windstream on Automation
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
4/26/2018   1 comment
Windstream's Jeff Brown explains how the operator overcame challenges in testing, scaling and deploying its optical wave service, SDNow.
CenturyLink's Aamir Hussain: Simplicity Drives Digital Transformation
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
5/23/2017   19 comments
In his keynote at the Big Communications Event, CenturyLink's Aamir Hussain emphasized that simplicity must be central to success in the digital transformation.
AT&T's Donovan on Squashing the Debate Society
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
5/18/2017   26 comments
During his keynote at BCE, AT&T's John Donovan explained how the company's culture has changed and how AT&T is leveraging open source to speed development time.
Facebook's Schmidtke on TIP & the New Connectivity Paradigm
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
5/17/2017   11 comments
Facebook's Hans-Juergen Schmidtke explained new developments in TIP and driving a global, connected ecosystem.
Huawei's George Reed on Smarter Business Models for NB-IoT
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
5/17/2017   23 comments
Huawei's George Reed examined a variety of revenue opportunities for telcos in NB-IoT.
AT&T Puts COWs & COLTs to Work at Concerts
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
5/11/2017   13 comments
AT&T deploys temporary solutions, such as COWs and COLTs, to boost network capacity during high-traffic periods at concerts and sporting events.
Seen & Heard: Comcast Launches Xfinity xFi Smart Home Platform
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
5/9/2017   9 comments
Comcast has released the Xfinity xFi service to 10 million Xfinity Internet customers.
Seen & Heard: Verizon & CenturyLink Offload Data Centers
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
5/3/2017   7 comments
Verizon and CenturyLink finalized the sale of their data centers this week, but remain committed to providing managed services.
ETSI OSM Group Advances NFV Interoperability With Release TWO
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
4/27/2017   4 comments
ETSI Open Source MANO group has issued Release TWO, which includes improvements to interoperability, performance, stability and security.
Seen & Heard: Orange's Djingo Will Hear You Soon
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
4/21/2017   17 comments
Orange debuted its French-speaking Djingo digital assistant, which will be available to consumers early next year, at its annual Hello show in Paris yesterday.
CenturyLink on Simplifying the Path to Virtualization
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
4/20/2017   14 comments
During this Telco Transformation radio show, CenturyLink's Adam Dunstan will talk about the service provider's approach to making its network less complex while adding flexibility and automation.
GTT Deploys Managed SD-WAN Service
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
4/19/2017   2 comments
GTT is expanding its existing hybrid WAN services by deploying a new managed SD-WAN service.
Hyperscale Operators Gain Majority Share of Cloud Services Market
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
4/17/2017   4 comments
New report by Synergy Research Group reveals hyperscale operators are taking the majority share of the cloud services market.
NFV Interoperability Leaps Forward at ETSI NFV Plugtests Event
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
3/17/2017   4 comments
ETSI's first NFV Plugtests highlighted a nearly 100% success rate of interoperability tests for network service onboarding, setup and termination.
OPNFV's Second Plugfest Tackles OCP & Open-O Integration
Kelsey Kusterer Ziser  
2/13/2017   6 comments
OPNFV's second Plugfest highlighted integration of OPNFV's platform with multiple commercial hardware solutions and open source platforms.




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