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Business Service Applications Tops TT Poll
Mike Robuck  
8/4/2017   7 comments
Business service applications were the hands-down winner in a poll on web-scale services and applications.
Cloud Confusion for Organizations – Report
Mike Robuck  
8/3/2017   17 comments
Security concerns are causing some organizations to move their workload applications from public clouds to on-premises locations.
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.
Level 3 Teams Up With AWS for UC Service
Mike Robuck  
7/25/2017   24 comments
Level 3 taps into AWS' cloud for its Amazon Chime unified communications offering.
AT&T's Fuetsch: Edge Computing Is on Deck
Mike Robuck  
7/25/2017   29 comments
AT&T is tuning up edge computing to enable self-driving cars, virtual reality and augmented reality.
MEF Takes On SD-WAN Standardization
Mike Robuck  
7/20/2017   9 comments
The MEF is working with vendors and service providers on common SD-WAN use cases and definitions.
Singapore Tops UN Cybersecurity Survey
Mike Robuck  
7/17/2017   51 comments
United Nations survey encourages countries to come up with a cybersecurity strategy
Seen & Heard: Is it Splitsville for AT&T Post Time Warner Merger?
Mike Robuck  
7/14/2017   31 comments
Bloomberg reports that AT&T would be split into separate telecom and media businesses if the deal to acquire Time Warner goes through.
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.
AT&T Splashes $200M on ONAP-Based VC Fund
Mike Robuck  
7/7/2017   12 comments
AT&T is working with Coral to develop solutions that will run on top of the ONAP platform.
Seen & Heard: SD-WAN Key to GTT Communications-Global Capacity Deal
Mike Robuck  
6/27/2017   33 comments
GTT Communications bolsters its SD-WAN profile with the acquisition.
You Down With IoT? Yeah, You Know Me
Mike Robuck  
6/23/2017   28 comments
The Internet of Things caption contest featured smart and funny responses.
Is Cable On Deck for ONAP?
Mike Robuck  
6/21/2017   57 comments
The Linux Foundation's ONAP is drawing interest from cable companies and other industries.
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.
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.
NFV: Keeping Hope Alive With the OPNFV
Mike Robuck  
6/14/2017   6 comments
Operators haven't lost faith in NFV, according to the OPNFV, which released the results of a Heavy Reading survey at this week's OPNFV Summit in Beijing.
Seen & Heard: Yahoo CEO Exits via Platinum Parachute
Mike Robuck  
6/13/2017   67 comments
Mayer departs Yahoo with a much bigger bank account.
ONAP Embraces More Members
Mike Robuck  
6/8/2017   20 comments
ONAP forges ahead with new members; plans to merge ECOMP and OPEN-O.
Huawei's Chiosi Shares Views on ONAP, MANO & More
Mike Robuck  
5/3/2017   7 comments
Chiosi, vice president of Open Ecosystems in the US with Huawei, is focused on making sure standards and open source are working well together.
Huawei's Chiosi Opens Up About Open Source
Mike Robuck  
5/1/2017   6 comments
In the first of two articles, Margaret Chiosi, who joined Huawei in December, opens up on her views of open source and more.
March Caption Contest Winners
Mike Robuck  
4/11/2017   160 comments
This month's cartoon caption contest focuses on artificial intelligence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Seen & Heard: Intel Forks Out $15B to Buy Connected Car Firm Mobileye
Mike Robuck  
3/13/2017   8 comments
Intel is jumping on self-driving car technologies with its purchase of Mobileye.
About That Social Media Burnout…
Mike Robuck  
3/1/2017   46 comments
Some millenials are starting to pull back from the stress of using social media, according to Telenor.
Colt, AT&T, Orange Partner on Orchestrated Services
Mike Robuck  
3/1/2017   6 comments
Orange, AT&T Colt are breaking new ground on interoperability across SDN-enabled networks.
AT&T: IoT Cyber Attacks Increase 400% in 2016
Mike Robuck  
2/27/2017   44 comments
AT&T's latest security report says businesses need to stay on top of security to ward off cyber attacks.
NFV: A Catalyst for OSS Transformation
Mike Robuck  
2/22/2017   7 comments
NFV presents an opportunity to breathe new life into OSS.
Verizon Shaves $350M Off of Yahoo Deal
Mike Robuck  
2/21/2017   46 comments
Verizon and Yahoo agree to cut the price of their deal, and to split some of the liabilities.
Seen & Heard: Orange Debuts Public Cloud Offering
Mike Robuck  
2/21/2017   15 comments
Orange Business Services is reaching out to multinational corporations with a new public cloud offering.
ONF Opens Up Innovation Pipeline Progam
Mike Robuck  
2/14/2017   9 comments
ONF is attempting to drive innovation, agility and cohesion across SDN and NFV efforts with its new program.
CenturyLink Banks on Virtualization Rewards
Mike Robuck  
2/9/2017   26 comments
CenturyLink outlined its progress on the virtualization front during its fourth-quarter earnings call.
Seen & Heard: Less Is More for CenturyLink
Mike Robuck  
2/8/2017   17 comments
CenturyLink is leveraging an internal software approach for its next-generation NFV/SDN implementation.
AT&T Waves Indigo Flag
Mike Robuck  
2/1/2017   10 comments
AT&T provided additional details on its Indigo platform during an event in San Francisco on Wednesday, as well as setting its virtualization goal to 55% this year.
Caption Contest: A Virtual View
Mike Robuck  
1/29/2017   113 comments
Telco Transformation's first cartoon caption contest of the year takes a peek at virtual reality.
SDN Slow to Ignite in Data Centers
Mike Robuck  
1/24/2017   11 comments
Getting SDN live in data centers is taking longer than expected.
Vodafone Says Hola to NB-IoT in Spain
Mike Robuck  
1/23/2017   12 comments
Vodafone has embarked on a nationwide rollout of NB-IoT networks in Spain.
BT Gears Up for More Virtualization
Mike Robuck  
1/19/2017   14 comments
BT has big virtualization plans this year, which include various VNFs and a new app portal.
IoT Retail Market Will Hit $94B by 2025
Mike Robuck  
1/18/2017   6 comments
Service providers will look to cash in on IoT retail growth by providing IaaS and PaaS solutions.
TT Poll: Linux Foundation Wins Hands Down in Open Source Smackdown
Mike Robuck  
1/17/2017   3 comments
The Linux Foundation was the runaway winner in a Telco Transformation poll that asked which entity should guide the industry's virtualization efforts.
AT&T Boots Up 5G Trial in Austin With DirecTV Now Customers
Mike Robuck  
1/4/2017   12 comments
AT&T will take 5G for another trial spin in Austin with DirecTV Now subscribers.
Will VNFs Align in 2017?
Mike Robuck  
1/4/2017   10 comments
Virtual network functions need to become less proprietary and more open in 2017.
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