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Content posted in May 2018
Telefónica Moves Towards a Distributed Telco Cloud
Ray Le Maistre  
5/31/2018   Post a comment
Latest release of Telefónica-backed management and orchestration system boasts multiple enhancements, and a 'lessons learned' paper, that highlight 'real progress,' notes industry analyst. But not everyone's convinced.
ETSI Releases Latest Open Source MANO Code
Ray Le Maistre  
5/29/2018   Post a comment
Latest release of Telefónica-backed management and orchestration system boasts multiple enhancements, and a 'lessons learned' paper, that highlight 'real progress,' notes industry analyst. But not everyone's convinced.
Deutsche Telekom Misses All-IP Targets, Eyes Automation Savings
Iain Morris  
5/28/2018   Post a comment
German incumbent misses targets for all-IP transformation and related cost savings but eyes another €1.5 billion in savings.
AT&T's Airship Infrastructure Project Takes Off
Dan Jones  
5/24/2018   Post a comment
Working with Intel and SKT, AT&T has developed an open source project to make it easier to build, manage and update clouds.
Service Providers Take Control of Transformation
Carol Wilson  
5/22/2018   Post a comment
Network operators are taking more control over the digital transformation process as reliance on traditional vendors weakens.
The Benefits of Open Source
Mitch Wagner  
5/21/2018   Post a comment
Open source can drive agility and change, but telcos need to overcome cultural obstacles.
Telus CTO: The Trouble With NFV
Iain Morris  
5/17/2018   Post a comment
Canadian operator says exorbitant software maintenance fees and a bigger operations team is undermining the cost attractions of NFV.
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.
The New Disruptors Powered by SDN & AI
Carol Wilson  
5/14/2018   Post a comment
PacketFabric and Netrolix represent a wave of new network operators able to exploit SDN and AI technologies to simplify service delivery.
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.
Automation, M&A Leads to Job Losses at CenturyLink
Iain Morris  
5/8/2018   Post a comment
CenturyLink confirms plans to cut 2% of its workforce, blaming the merger and automation for the decision.
What's the Point of Open Source?
Ray Le Maistre  
5/7/2018   Post a comment
The role of open source in the telecom sector still divides opinion – and that's why we're debating it at BCE in Austin.
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.

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