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Content posted in June 2018
Mind the 5G Gap
Iain Morris  
6/28/2018   Post a comment
5G has been touted as the most transformative mobile 'G' ever. At the moment, it looks like more of the same.
Silver Peak Strikes SD-WAN Gold With $90M Investment
Mitch Wagner  
6/28/2018   Post a comment
Broadband and hybrid WAN provider more than doubles its funding as it goes up against Cisco, VMware and other SD-WAN heavyweights.
ONF Gets Close to the Edge
Carol Wilson  
6/25/2018   Post a comment
New strategic realignment already generating reference designs for virtualization of key edge access and compute platforms.
Cable Parks Its Tanks on Telcos' Turf – Report
Carol Wilson  
6/21/2018   Post a comment
New report from Matt Davis of Independence Research looks at the varying strategies and find key differences are aiding cable and telco.
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.
Telco Systems Strikes ARM Deal for uCPE
Carol Wilson  
6/18/2018   Post a comment
Joint development deal with chipmaker ARM brings RISC-based silicon to the edge computing realm, focused on uCPE and more.
5G Won't Send Capex Through the Roof, Say Euro Telcos
Iain Morris  
6/14/2018   Post a comment
Swisscom and Three UK have played down expectations of a 5G-related boost in customer spending or a capital expenditure increase by their own companies.
ETSI Zero-Touch Group Goes Network Slicing
Carol Wilson  
6/12/2018   Post a comment
Ambitious effort tackles what's needed to automate service delivery across domains, including multivendor gear.
Vodafone Vents Over UK's 5G Lag
Iain Morris  
6/11/2018   Post a comment
Short mobile masts, inability to access fiber networks and BT's market dominance remain regulatory bugbears for Vodafone as it prepares to roll out 5G services.
Vodafone, Telefónica Call Time on Network-Sharing Arrangement in London
Iain Morris  
6/7/2018   Post a comment
Vodafone and Telefónica are unwinding parts of their network-sharing deal in response to soaring usage of mobile data services.
Ciena Targets Automation With Packet Design Buy
Ray Le Maistre  
6/5/2018   Post a comment
Ciena announces the proposed acquisition of automated IP network optimization and analytics specialist Packet Design amid disappointing results statement.
MEF Will Advance Automation & More
Carol Wilson  
6/4/2018   Post a comment
SDO says MEF 3.0 work is advancing automation and orchestration of multi-network delivery of SD-WAN, IP services, DCI and more.

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