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Ray Le Maistre
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, LightReading, 8/28/2014   Comment now   5 comments
Existing OSS systems can still be of use once network operators introduce virtualized network functions into their networks, but those software tools will need major upgrades to be of use.
Sarah Reedy
Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, LightReading, 8/26/2014   Comment now   4 comments
As pricing plans become more customized and complex, service providers are turning more towards managed services.
Jason Meyers
Jason Meyers, Utility Communications Editor, Light Reading, 8/25/2014   Comment now   2 comments
The increasing level of activity by utilities in the communications realm highlights an intriguing point: Utility companies are accustomed to providing highly available services like power and water, so they certainly understand the importance of meeting service delivery expectations.
Mitch Wagner
Mitch Wagner, California Bureau Chief, LightReading, 8/21/2014   Comment now   22 comments
Still skeptical that SDN and network functions virtualization (NFV) can deliver cost savings and increased agility? We don't blame you. There's a lot of hype surrounding network virtualization.
Sarah Reedy
Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, LightReading, 8/20/2014   Comment now   39 comments
In order to understand how to manage the Internet of Things, a service provider first has to understand what it entails and what it means to their business.
Jason Meyers
Jason Meyers, Utility Communications Editor, Light Reading, 8/20/2014   Comment now   11 comments
The concept of the connected car offers the potential for a raft of driver conveniences in the form of entertainment applications, maintenance services, and safety features. It also could mean huge headaches for utilities supplying the power to keep those connected cars moving.
Most recent post, philitsp, 8/31/2014 7:39:27 PM
@geek, My sentiments exactly.
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OSS Tools Need Upgrade for NFV: Poll Result
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, LightReading, 8/28/2014
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8/31/2014 7:39:27 PM
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