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Verizon's Hornby: Cloud Benefits from Web-Scale Principles
The Digerati  
8/18/2017   1 comment
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   2 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   1 comment
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   8 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   2 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   2 comments
Orange is using SDN to enable automation on its networks.
IHS Markit's Howard: Automate Everything
Mike Robuck  
8/14/2017   11 comments
Analyst Michael Howard spoke about the benefits of automation during a recent Telco Transformation radio show.
Verizon's Hakl: SDN Creates Virtualized World
The Digerati  
8/11/2017   5 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   2 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.
Security Ownership a Concern for IoT – Report
Mike Robuck  
8/9/2017   6 comments
A report by Canonical found that various IoT entities were reluctant to take ownership of IoT security issues.
Business Service Applications Tops TT Poll
Mike Robuck  
8/4/2017   4 comments
Business service applications were the hands-down winner in a poll on web-scale services and applications.
Cognitive AI: Humanizing Network Apps
Kishore Jethanandani  
8/3/2017   40 comments
Cognitive AI will pose new challenges for service providers with its exponentially higher data volumes susceptible to spikes.
Red Hat's Hood on Web-Scale IT's Impact on IoT & 5G
The Digerati  
8/2/2017   8 comments
Web-scale IT offers improved efficiencies for carriers' IoT, 5G and LTE services and applications.
AT&T's Malhotra: The Evolving World of Enterprise Connectivity
Manish Malhotra  
8/1/2017   5 comments
With ever-changing bandwidth needs, enterprises need to have a flexible WAN design in place that includes SDN, NFV and SD-WAN.
Comcast Joins the ONAP Band
Mike Robuck  
7/31/2017   13 comments
In addition to Comcast, the Open Network Automation Platform also added networking vendors to its growing roster.
IDC's Hicks: Digital Transformation a Must
The Digerati  
7/28/2017   14 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.
IDC's Hicks: Digital Transformations Are About More Than Technology
The Digerati  
7/26/2017   40 comments
Digital transformations aren't just the technologies, they also include the business cases.
Red Hat's Hood on Perpetuating SD-WAN Success
The Digerati  
7/26/2017   8 comments
Red Hat is helping service providers with their SD-WAN deployments.
AT&T's Fuetsch: Edge Computing Is on Deck
Mike Robuck  
7/25/2017   27 comments
AT&T is tuning up edge computing to enable self-driving cars, virtual reality and augmented reality.
Windstream, EarthLink Unite Over SD-WAN
The Digerati  
7/24/2017   10 comments
EarthLink and Windstream's SD-WAN services will be more tightly integrated starting in late July.
Improving Web-Scale Networks With Software-Driven Flexibility
Kishore Jethanandani  
7/21/2017   7 comments
Web-scale networks automate operations while speeding up responses with predictive algorithms.
MEF Takes On SD-WAN Standardization
Mike Robuck  
7/20/2017   5 comments
The MEF is working with vendors and service providers on common SD-WAN use cases and definitions.
AT&T's Anschutz Discusses Web-Scale's Impact on Telcos
The Digerati  
7/18/2017   19 comments
Anshutz also talks about how AT&T is looking at containers and microservices as part of its virtualization efforts.
Verizon's Hakl on SD-WAN Evolution
The Digerati  
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
The Digerati  
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.
Event-Driven IT Is a Priority for CIOs
Mike Robuck  
7/11/2017   23 comments
Event-driven IT is a key element for businesses' digital transformations.
Building the Pervasive Network: The Road to an Innovation Renaissance
The Digerati  
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
The Digerati  
7/10/2017   9 comments
According to Verizon's Shawn Hakl, SD-WAN and SDN offer tremendous organizational and technological benefits.
Comcast Business’s Lewis: SD-WAN Evolves From Boxes to Integrated Services
The Digerati  
7/6/2017   6 comments
Comcast Business is taking a long view of SD-WAN as part of its integrated SDN platform.
Sprint's Briscoe: SD-WAN a Cure for Hybrid Networks
The Digerati  
6/30/2017   6 comments
Sprint's customers are looking at SD-WAN for dynamic traffic steering, lower-cost bandwidth and reducing complexity.
Is AI Everybody's Job, or Nobody's Job?
Joe Stanganelli  
6/30/2017   24 comments
While the benefits of AI are often touted, there are some concerns, including hiring and training employees.
Variable Performance of SD-WAN Drives Its Transformation
Kishore Jethanandani  
6/29/2017   13 comments
Optimization, machine learning and artificial intelligence can pinpoint problems and improve SD-WAN efficiencies.
Orange Business Services' Isch: SD-WAN Complements the Cloud
The Digerati  
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
The Digerati  
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.
Orange's Isch: Carriers Key to SD-WAN Play
The Digerati  
6/26/2017   5 comments
Isch says that SD-WAN as a service is a better bet than an over the top overlay of SD-WAN.
NTT Lays Claim to Biggest SD-WAN Footprint
Mike Robuck  
6/20/2017   10 comments
NTT says it is using its SDN network to deliver premises-based and cloud-based SD-WAN services to customers across the world.
Level 3 Launches Premises-Based SD-WAN
Joe Stanganelli  
6/20/2017   12 comments
Level 3 expands its WAN offerings with a premises-based SD-WAN solution.
SD-WAN: Welcome to the Boomtown
Mike Robuck  
6/20/2017   22 comments
Cloud-based SD-WAN subscriptions from vendors came out on top of a recent Telco Transformation poll.
Cloud Foundry's Davis on Open-Source Multi-Cloud
The Digerati  
6/19/2017   14 comments
There are a lot of things to consider when choosing the right-sized cloud.
Climbing the SDN/NFV Mountain
Infographics  
6/16/2017   6 comments
While telcos recognize the value and importance of NFV and SDN, many are still in the early stages.
OCP's Carter Gets Real on Open Hardware
The Digerati  
6/16/2017   1 comment
Carter discusses the benefits disaggregating hardware and the future prospects of OCP.
Davis: How Cloud Foundry Helps Create Digital Businesses
The Digerati  
6/15/2017   10 comments
Cloud Foundry enables automated cloud infrastructure to increase agility and conquer complexity for its customers.
CL's Lane Talks Drivers for AI, VR, Gaming
The Digerati  
6/14/2017   12 comments
AI, VR and gaming are collectively putting pressure on networks, but CenturyLink is constantly planning ahead.
Colt's Sabir Talks APIs, OSS Transformations
The Digerati  
6/13/2017   9 comments
Colt is upgrading its SDN- and NFV-based Novitas platform to better serve enterprise customers.
Carter: OCP Seeks to Broaden Reach at OpenStack
The Digerati  
6/12/2017   4 comments
OCP is giving telcos flexibility when it comes to mixing hardware and software options.
ONAP Embraces More Members
Mike Robuck  
6/8/2017   20 comments
ONAP forges ahead with new members; plans to merge ECOMP and OPEN-O.
AT&T's Zeto: IoT Evolution Runs on Parallel Paths
The Digerati  
6/7/2017   7 comments
Whether it's street lighting, smart cities or military bases, IoT has the use cases covered.
Level 3's Saenger: Virtualized Cloud Binds AI, Big Data
The Digerati  
6/1/2017   34 comments
Virtualized cloud eases the complexity of big data, AI and automation.
AT&T's $119M Plan to Modernize Centers for Disease Control
Carl Weinschenk  
5/26/2017   27 comments
AT&T was recently awarded a $119 million contract by the US General Services Administration to modernization the CDC's communications infrastructure.
TM Forum's Piva on Creating a Common Smart City Framework
The Digerati  
5/25/2017   21 comments
TM Forum's Carl Piva explains how to build on the foundation of IoT and data platforms to create a common smart city framework.
BCE Keeps Austin Awesome
Slideshows  
5/19/2017   19 comments
BCE 2017 featured a disco-themed awards party, Tex Mex and powerful insights from the communication industry's thought-leaders.
How BT Learned to Love 4K
Aditya Kishore  
5/18/2017   18 comments
BT's chief architect shared the operator's journey into the world of sports broadcasting, and its adoption of 4K at Light Reading's Big Communications Event.
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.
Linux's Cohn: Simplifying Big Data Analytics With Open Source
The Digerati  
5/11/2017   6 comments
The Linux Foundation's Marc Cohn explains how the PNDA open source platform simplifies analysis of big data.
AT&T's Jason Porter on Leveraging Big Data Analytics to Bolster Cybersecurity
The Digerati  
5/8/2017   7 comments
AT&T's Jason Porter examines the use of big data analytics and algorithms to mitigate new cybersecurity threats.
GTT's Desai on Strategies for SD-WAN
The Digerati  
5/5/2017   6 comments
In this Telco Transformation Q&A, GTT's Samir Desai addresses GTT's new Managed SD-WAN services and the future of its MPLS business.
TT Poll: Live Streaming Just Needs the Right Technology
Aditya Kishore  
5/5/2017   21 comments
Nearly half of respondents to a recent Telco Transformation poll believe that live streaming can scale – it just needs the right technological approach.
Level 3's CTO on the Difference Between AI & Machine Learning
The Digerati  
5/4/2017   12 comments
In Part 2 of a two-part Q&A, Level 3's Andrew Dugan examines the challenges and opportunities of utilizing artificial intelligence, machine learning and analytics in streamlining the network.
Linux, MEF Take Cohesive Approach to Speed NFV & SDN
The Digerati  
5/3/2017   6 comments
The Linux Foundation and MEF are trying to bring some order to what can be perceived as chaotic efforts to move the industry forward faster in NFV and SDN adoption.
A Deep Dive Into Intent-Based Network Management With Level 3's CTO
The Digerati  
5/2/2017   3 comments
Level 3 CTO Andrew Dugan examines how AI and machine learning can be utilized in the network to improve automation, security, network performance and more.
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.
AT&T's Chris Rice on ONAP's Key Challenge
The Digerati  
4/27/2017   6 comments
Chris Rice, senior vice president of AT&T Labs, isn't expecting VNF onboarding to be child's play, but he is hoping for simple processes that can be automated and replicated.
Equinix Expects 'Massive' Scaling of Interconnection Model
The Digerati  
4/24/2017   12 comments
Equinix is preparing for the future by looking to massively scale its interconnection capabilities, and participating in open source processes and testing solutions such TIP.
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.
Red Hat's Jordan-Smith: Many Eyeballs on the Cloud
The Digerati  
4/12/2017   9 comments
Enterprise cloud will reach its full potential with open source solutions.
March Caption Contest Winners
Mike Robuck  
4/11/2017   160 comments
This month's cartoon caption contest focuses on artificial intelligence.
A1 Digital Dials in Digital Transformations
The Digerati  
4/11/2017   7 comments
As a newly formed subsidiary of Telekom Austria Group, A1 is looking to bring its digital products, cloud and IoT services to businesses across central and eastern Europe.
OPNFV Crosses Into MANO With Danube
Mike Robuck  
4/7/2017   4 comments
Danube pushes OPNFV closer to its goal of having an end-to-end NFV platform for service providers.
China Mobile Ramps Up With ONAP
Mike Robuck  
4/7/2017   4 comments
China Mobile was drawn to OPEN-O for some of the same reasons that AT&T created ECOMP.
Vendor Lock-In: The Bogeyman in the Cloud
Joe Stanganelli  
4/6/2017   17 comments
Vendor lock-in may not be what you think it is.
ONAP Takes Center Stage at ONS
Mike Robuck  
4/5/2017   4 comments
ONAP announces governing board at ONS.
Donovan: AT&T Closes In on Tipping Point With Virtualization
Mike Robuck  
4/5/2017   14 comments
Indigo marks the third phase of AT&T's network transformation.
AT&T Boldly Goes Into White Box Switching
Mike Robuck  
4/4/2017   7 comments
AT&T teamed up with several vendors for a coast-to-coast trial of white-box switching.
ONS: State of the Union for Open Source
Mike Robuck  
4/3/2017   7 comments
While open source projects and software-defined networks have enjoyed big growth spurts there are still hurdles to overcome en route to large-scale production deployments.
Linux Foundation's Joshipura: 5G Demands Cloud Automation & Big Data
The Digerati  
4/3/2017   3 comments
The time is now to start automating for 5G, Joshipura says.
BT's Schrock: Aggregation, Integration Next Steps for Enterprise Cloud
The Digerati  
3/31/2017   6 comments
BT is helping customers understand that the move to the enterprise cloud shouldn't be fraught with worry.
Telekom Slovenije: Data + Intuition = Success
Aditya Kishore  
3/31/2017   12 comments
Telekom Slovenije's Simon Slonjsak shares his strategy for new product launches at TV Connect, stressing that data alone cannot guarantee new product adoption by customers.
Linux Foundation's Joshipura on Building Open Enterprise Cloud
The Digerati  
3/30/2017   8 comments
Enterprise cloud is a blend of proprietary solutions and open source components, Joshipura says.
BT’s Schrock: Enterprise Cloud Spans Globe
The Digerati  
3/30/2017   5 comments
There's a wide range of providers, services and customers for enterprise cloud services.
Containers Are Key for Open Networking
Kishore Jethanandani  
3/29/2017   8 comments
Containers provide service providers with more portability and flexibility than virtual machines.
Sandberg: Telenor Leans Into Software
The Digerati  
3/29/2017   3 comments
Bjørn-Taale Sandberg, head of Telenor Research, talks about how his company is learning to be more software-centric.
Telenor’s Sandberg Discusses Virtualization
The Digerati  
3/27/2017   4 comments
Telenor is working across three primary fronts for its digitization initiative.
CL's Matherson: Future Is Now for Enterprise Cloud
The Digerati  
3/23/2017   32 comments
Matherson breaks down the opportunities and the obstacles that businesses face when moving to enterprise cloud.
CenturyLink Goes Its Own Way With CORD
Mike Robuck  
3/22/2017   21 comments
CenturyLink eschews ONOS' CORD by developing its own version for its residential and business DSL customers.
Report: SD-WAN to Top $2.9B by 2021
Mike Robuck  
3/22/2017   14 comments
SD-WAN is booming, according to an IHS Markit report.
ECN: What's Hot for Cloud Skills
Infographics  
3/21/2017   5 comments
Editors for Enterprise Cloud News recently took a look at which skills were the hottest across the enterprise cloud sector.
Seen & Heard: AT&T Teams Up With IBM on IoT Analytics
Mike Robuck  
3/21/2017   17 comments
The pilot was designed to help AT&T's enterprise customers reap more analytical insights on their industrial IoT applications and services.
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.
Telstra's Fagan Discusses SD-WAN & Cloud Strategies
The Digerati  
3/17/2017   2 comments
Telstra's Jim Fagan, director of global platforms, explains the organization's SD-WAN strategy and approach to cloud platforms.
AT&T's Pacewicz Talks About Inter-Carrier APIs
The Digerati  
3/16/2017   5 comments
Pacewicz provides more details about how AT&T, Colt and Orange are defining new standards for interoperability across each other's SDN-based networks.
Telenor Seeks to Lead With New AI Lab
Mike Robuck  
3/15/2017   24 comments
In addition to the lab, Telenor has made AI one of the core elements of its digital transformation.
AT&T's Katibeh Discusses Easing Cloud Concerns for Enterprises
The Digerati  
3/14/2017   26 comments
AT&T's NetBond not only offers enterprises flexibility and security, but also a way to collect IoT data.
Breaking Through the NFV Fog in 2017
Mallik Tatipamula  
3/13/2017   2 comments
Service providers need to run through a checklist in regards to which projects or applications need to be virtualized.
Digital Transformation: Charting a Course
Infographics  
3/10/2017   5 comments
The TM Forum defines digital transformation for service providers.
Viginier: Orange Transforms With DevOps
The Digerati  
3/10/2017   5 comments
Orange is going all in with a DevOps approach across its operation areas.
Linux Foundation's Joshipura Brings Order to Open Source
The Digerati  
3/9/2017   2 comments
The Linux Foundation hired Joshipura to move the open source ball forward by reducing fragmentation and increasing cooperation.
Average Broadband Connection Now 7 Mbit/s – Akamai
Aditya Kishore  
3/9/2017   14 comments
Akamai's Q4 2016 State of the Internet Report found that average broadband connection speeds are improving worldwide but most still fall short of the 15-25 Mbit/s required for Ultra HD.
Open Source & Containers: How Supply Meets Demand
Kishore Jethanandani  
3/7/2017   4 comments
Open source networking, CORD, microservices and containers are some of the tools that service providers are using to manage their networks at the edge.
Barcelona Shines During MWC
Slideshows  
3/6/2017   13 comments
Barcelona was warm, sunny and chock-full of technology during Mobile World Congress 2017.
AT&T's Anschutz: CORD Ties in Open Source, Containers
The Digerati  
3/2/2017   10 comments
AT&T exec explains how CORD is designed to use containers and open networking to provision services and applications at the edge.




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