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posted in September 2016
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Verizon's Lonker Talks About New Cloud Virtualization Service
Telco Transformation Video  
9/30/2016   3 comments
Verizon's Victoria Lonker provides details about the launch of her company's Cloud Virtualization Service for enterprises.
Level 3's Richter: Security Is Better & Cheaper in the Cloud
The Digerati  
9/30/2016   10 comments
Level 3 eases cloud security concerns for its customers by putting firewalls on its backbone.
CenturyLink’s Nowak: SD-WAN Chock Full of Surprises
Telco Transformation Video  
9/30/2016   Post a comment
CenturyLink's Eric Nowak talks about some of the surprise use cases for his company's recently launched SD-WAN service during Light Reading's NFV & Carrier SDN conference in Denver.
The Growing Pains of Open Source
Mike Robuck  
9/29/2016   59 comments
Open source communities are, in some ways, still finding their feet as the industry moves away from using single vendors.
Telstra's Blackall on Network Virtualization
Mike Robuck  
9/28/2016   8 comments
At the OpenDaylight Summit in Seattle, Telstra's Blackall said network capacity will need to quadruple by 2020 to meet increasing demand.
Ecosystem Transformation: Readiness & Realities
Infographics  
9/28/2016   6 comments
While communication service providers face several large challenges in regards to creating their own digital ecosystems, the upside is too big to ignore for most of them.
AT&T's Rice: Industry Needs to Normalize VNFs
Mike Robuck  
9/27/2016   10 comments
VNFs need to be more like Legos and not unique snowflakes, according to Rice.
OpenDaylight Launches Trademark Program
Mike Robuck  
9/27/2016   5 comments
OpenDaylight also welcomed China Mobile as a new member.
A River Runs Through It: OPNFV Debuts Colorado Software Release
Mike Robuck  
9/26/2016   3 comments
OPNFV's third software release includes laying the groundwork for the industry's MANO layer.
AT&T's Future Is Cloudy – by Design
The Digerati  
9/26/2016   23 comments
AT&T's Saxena explains his company's cloud-native strategy.
Cloudy Forecast: Public Cloud Services Market
Infographics  
9/23/2016   9 comments
IT modernization is top driver of public cloud adoption, according to a recent report.
ONOS, OpenDaylight Update Open Source Platforms
Mike Robuck  
9/23/2016   3 comments
It was a busy week for open source groups as ONOS released the eighth version of its platform while OpenDaylight announced the availability of its fifth platform release.
CenturyLink's Nowak: Lessons Learned From SD-WAN
Mike Robuck  
9/22/2016   9 comments
CenturyLink had a few surprises in regards to how its enterprise customers were using its SD-WAN offering.
Report: CMOs Lead Digital Transformations
Mike Robuck  
9/21/2016   15 comments
A report said that CMOs, not CIOs or CTOs, are at the tip of the spear for digital transformations.
Trending: 3 Phases of Cloud Computing
Conversations with Huawei  
9/20/2016   119 comments
There are three major trends in cloud computing of which service providers and enterprises need to be aware.
CL's Battenberg Maps Out Virtualization Elements
The Digerati  
9/20/2016   16 comments
In this Telco Transformation Q&A, CenturyLink's Battenberg talks about the importance of APIs, creating a digital ecosystem and analytics.
AT&T's Khan on Platform Approach for IoT
Joe Stanganelli  
9/19/2016   8 comments
AT&T uses APIs and web portals to aid developers' IoT ambitions on its network.
August Cartoon Caption Contest Winners
Mike Robuck  
9/19/2016   13 comments
We picked the winners, but everyone's a winner just by posting!
Comcast's Zelesko: The Human Face of DevOps
The Digerati  
9/16/2016   11 comments
DevOps is about taking ownership and being accountable, according to a Comcast executive.
Heavy Reading: More SPs Leaning Towards NFV First Strategy
Mike Robuck  
9/15/2016   8 comments
Both SDN and NFV will continue their growth spurts over the coming years, according to recent research by Heavy Reading.
Orange Takes AT&T's ECOMP on Test Drive
Mike Robuck  
9/15/2016   5 comments
France's Orange is the first service provider to test AT&T's ECOMP platform.
CenturyLink's Walker: Telcos Need to Hit Refresh
Mike Robuck  
9/14/2016   31 comments
Service providers of all stripes need better cooperation in order to better serve customers.
Level 3's Dugan: SDN/NFV Key to Enterprises' Digital Transformations
Mike Robuck  
9/14/2016   6 comments
Service providers can help enterprises solve their IT and infrastructure dilemmas through the use of SDN and NFV.
This Year's Model: Programmable Functional Disaggregation
Mike Robuck  
9/13/2016   6 comments
Network disaggregation is becoming a prime time player for service providers, but it's not for everyone.
Verizon Lights Up IoT Platform With Sensity Systems
Mike Robuck  
9/12/2016   8 comments
Verizon continues to build out its IoT stable with another acquisition.
Report Highlights SPs' Top SDN Use Cases
Mike Robuck  
9/9/2016   6 comments
A survey by IHS Markit says that 75% of the respondents have either already deployed SDN or will this year.
How AT&T Prioritizes IoT Verticals
Joe Stanganelli  
9/9/2016   13 comments
As the IoT sands shift, AT&T is continually re-evaluating its list of top priorities.
Highlights From the Inaugural CORD Summit
Larry Peterson  
9/8/2016   13 comments
The first CORD summit featured some of the industry's leading companies as well as the initial release of a reference implementation.
Seen & Heard: Huawei Overtakes 2nd Place in Service Provider Core Router Market
Mike Robuck  
9/7/2016   3 comments
Huawei overtook Juniper Networks for second place in a recent core router market report.
Enterprises Need Failsafe SD-WANs
Andy Gottlieb  
9/7/2016   2 comments
Failsafe WANs offer enterprises both high network availability and reliable, predictable application QoE.
Cox's Hart on the Importance of DevOps
The Digerati  
9/6/2016   6 comments
Cox CTO Kevin Hart provides details on how the cable operator has instituted a DevOps mindset across the company.
Seen & Heard: Orange Seeks to Cure Digital Infobesity
Mike Robuck  
9/2/2016   42 comments
Orange has created the Digital Society Forum to examine the effects of digitalization on users' lives.
BSS/OSS: Level 3's Ewert Urges Cloud Centricity for Better Systems
The Digerati  
9/2/2016   3 comments
Level 3 is tackling the challenges of upgrading OSS/BSS for use in the cloud.
Accenture's Galassi on DevOps Transformation
The Digerati  
9/1/2016   2 comments
Galassi talks about the importance of team building and implementing micro services with DevOps.




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