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    1. ADVA Optical Networking Unveils NFV Strategy

      Explore advaoptical.com (Mar 18 2015)

      ADVA Optical Networking Unveils NFV Strategy

      Wrapping a busy day of #NFV discussions. Thanks for the great conversations. Seeing real resonance with our strategy: http://t.co/cmYtu0uzow

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      Mentions:   NFV

    2. Vitesse Lands a $389M Offer from Microsemi

      Explore SDxCentral (Mar 18 2015)

      Vitesse Lands a $389M Offer from Microsemi

      SDxCentral: Vitesse, a Long-Struggling Ethernet Chipmaker, Lands a $389M Offer by Craig Matsumoto http://t.co/aLot0NylOZ

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      Mentions:   IBM   Broadcom   SDN

    3. Data center network equipment revenue up 8% to $11.2 bn in 2014

      Explore InfotechLead.com (Mar 18 2015)

      Data center network equipment revenue up 8% to $11.2 bn in 2014

      Long-term growth in the data center market is expected to slow down by 2019 due to the migration to software-defined networking (SDN) and the shift to the cloud. In the fourth quarter of 2014, the data center Ethernet switch market rose 5 percent sequentially, affected positively by CSP and financial institution spending. The data center research report noted that the ADC segment has grown consistently for the last 7 quarters.

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      Mentions:   SDN

    4. Carrier SDN Efforts Require New Service Orchestration

      Explore SDxCentral (Mar 18 2015)

      Carrier SDN Efforts Require New Service Orchestration

      Service providers think their operations and billing software (OSS/BSS, for short) is inadequate for orchestrating the coming wave of networking, and they’re eager to find something new — and more automated — as a replacement. The (MEF) has begun pitching an OSS/BSS successor called Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO).

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      Mentions:   Broadcom   SDN   LSO

    5. Ericsson on SDN Policy, ONOS vs OpenDaylight, NFV vCPE

      Explore SDxCentral (Mar 17 2015)

      Ericsson on SDN Policy, ONOS vs OpenDaylight, NFV vCPE

      SDxCentral talked with Elena Romero, Ericsson’s head of product line SDN and policy control, about what real-world problems Ericsson is solving with SDN solutions such as vCPE and how the technology is helping operators prepare for the future. Romero also covers Ericsson’s views on SDN policy and their OpenStack cloud visions.

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      Mentions:   SDN

    6. Bandwidth On-Demand Raises Business Model Concerns

      Explore Light Reading (Mar 17 2015)

      Bandwidth On-Demand Raises Business Model Concerns

      Operators are looking to NFV and SDN to support the rollout of more flexible offerings, but what does this mean for their business model?

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      Mentions:   NFV   SDN   LSO

    7. Google Approves Global Capacity as Cloud Interconnect Provider

      Explore Telecompetitor (Mar 17 2015)

      Chicago, IL, USA, March 17, 2015 – Global Capacity announced today that its One MarketplaceTM platform has been approved as a Google Cloud Interconnect service provider to provide business customers with direct connectivity to Google Cloud Platform.

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    8. Orange Business and BT Global Services Lead Vertical Systems Group's 2014 Global Provider Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD

      Explore CEN Feature (Mar 16 2015)

      The top of Vertical System Group's 2014 Global Provider LEADERBOARD is as follows: (1) Orange Business (France), (2) BT Global Services (U.K.), (3) Verizon (U.S.), (4) Colt (U.K.)., and (5) AT&T (U.S.).

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      Mentions:   China Telecom   NTT   Telstra

    9. Peak 10, Level 3 Form Ethernet Team in the Cloud

      Explore Channel Partners Magazine (Mar 13 2015)

      Peak 10, Level 3 Form Ethernet Team in the Cloud

      Customers of IT infrastructure provider Peak 10 now will have access to a secure, dedicated and direct Ethernet connection to the cloud through a new partnership with Level 3 Communications.

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      Mentions:   tw telecom   Level (3)

    10. Hawaiian Telcom's Q4 broadband, TV growth offset by managed service, legacy voice losses

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 12 2015)

      Hawaiian Telcom's Q4 broadband, TV growth offset by managed service, legacy voice losses

      Hawaiian Telcom reported that despite ongoing gains in IPTV, broadband and data center colocation service growth in the fourth quarter, these gains were offset by a decline in managed revenues and legacy POTS voice access line revenue, a factor that drove revenue down to $99.6 million year-over-year from $101 million in the same period a year ago.

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      Mentions:   Hawaiian Telcom

    11. Vertical Systems Group: 2014 US Incumbent Carrier Ethernet Leaderboard

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 12 2015)

      Vertical Systems Group: 2014 US Incumbent Carrier Ethernet Leaderboard

      BOSTON, MA, MARCH 12, 2015 - The top four Incumbents selling Carrier Ethernet services in the U.S. are as follows (in rank order based on port share): AT&T, Verizon, CenturyLink and Windstream, according to Vertical Systems Group's latest research.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   NuVox   Cincinnati Bell

    12. SDN/NFV Plans Drive Serious Operator Interest in Lifecycle Service Orchestration

      Explore Ethernet Academy (Mar 11 2015)

      SDN/NFV Plans Drive Serious Operator Interest in Lifecycle Service Orchestration

      As network operators move ahead with software defined networking and network function virtualization, they’re coming to an important realization. As Scott Raynovich put it in an interview with Ethernet Academy, the operators are recognizing that “they are really challenged by their operations support systems.”

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   SDN   LSO

    13. CenturyLink CTO Hussain revamps cloud, on-demand network strategy

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 11 2015)

      CenturyLink CTO Hussain revamps cloud, on-demand network strategy

      CenturyLink's new CTO, Aamir Hussain, may have only joined the company in October, but the former Covad and Liberty Global executive is wasting no time making his mar--by realigning CenturyLink's cloud and on-demand network-services plans.

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      Mentions:   SLA   Covad   SDN

    14. Colocation Company vXchnge Deploys Comcast Business Ethernet

      Explore Hosting Journalist (Mar 8 2015)

      Colocation Company vXchnge Deploys Comcast Business Ethernet

      Comcast Business has established Points-of-Presence (PoPs) within three key vXchnge data centers. vXchnge, a carrier-neutral colocation provider with presence in eight premier U.S. markets growing to 15 over the next year, will now have Comcast Business Ethernet to promote and facilitate exchanges between customers and service providers.

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      Mentions:   Comcast Business Services

    15. Comcast Business Again the 'Fastest Riser' in Ethernet

      Explore Comcast Corporation (Mar 7 2015)

      Comcast Business Again the 'Fastest Riser' in Ethernet

      In any type of competition – whether it’s sports, business or politics – it’s always hard to repeat a big win. That’s why I’m so proud that for the second year in a row, Comcast Business was named the fastest growing Ethernet provider on Vertical Systems Group’s 2014 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD, the industry’s foremost Ethernet market benchmark. Across the board in Ethernet, we had a big 2014.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Comcast Business Services

    16. VSG: Orange, BT maintain top global Ethernet ranking with broad reach, fiber footprint

      Explore FierceTelecom (Mar 6 2015)

      VSG: Orange, BT maintain top global Ethernet ranking with broad reach, fiber footprint

      Orange Business and BT continued to hold on to their top spots in Vertical Systems Group's Ethernet Leaderboard due to continually broadening their reach and fiber footprint into more locations to satisfy multinational corporation needs.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Tata   NTT Communications

    17. MPLS SDN World 2015: call for papers

      Explore Upperside Conferences Paris (Mar 6 2015)

      Mentions:   SDN

    18. CTG being the first in China to obtain Mef Ce 2.0 certification

      Explore Ethernet Academy (Mar 6 2015)

      6th March 2015, Hong Kong - CTG is recently granted international MEF CE 2.0 certification for global services and is the first carrier in China to obtain this international standard. This signifies that CTG’s EVPL, EVP-LAN and EVP-TREE services and equipment are in line with international standards and could streamline the establishment of external network-to-network interconnections to provide quality services around the globe.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    19. CTG being the first in China to obtain Mef Ce 2.0 certification

      Explore metroethernetforum.org (Mar 6 2015)

      CTG being the first in China to obtain Mef Ce 2.0 certification

      6th March 2015, Hong Kong - CTG is recently granted international MEF CE 2.0 certification for global services and is the first carrier in China to obtain this international standard. This signifies that CTG’s EVPL, EVP-LAN and EVP-TREE services and equipment are in line with international standards and could streamline the establishment of external network-to-network interconnections to provide quality services around the globe.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum

    20. Business Benefits with Mef Ce 2.0 Services for Wholesale & Enterprise Retail

      Explore metroethernetforum.org (Mar 5 2015)

      Business Benefits with Mef Ce 2.0 Services for Wholesale & Enterprise Retail
      Mar 25, 2015 Stockholm

      This MEF Nordics seminar is an opportunity to look in-depth at the latest in Carrier Ethernet CE 2.0 featuring newly-approved specifications, new case studies, new CE Cloud use cases, how Carrier Ethernet will work seamlessly with SDN & NFV and the work of MEF's new Service Operations Committee and more.

      This overview explores the vision, its impact on the market, and how the first steps.

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      Mentions:   Metro Ethernet Forum   SDN

    21. Ritter and iRis Network Deal Illustrates Ethernet Interconnection Promise

      Explore Telecompetitor (Mar 5 2015)

      Ritter and iRis Network Deal Illustrates Ethernet Interconnection Promise

      Ritter and iRis Network Deal Illustrates Ethernet Interconnection Promise

      Interconnecting via Carrier Ethernet network-to-network interfaces (NNIs) can be an excellent opportunity for regional fiber network operators, as an announcement from Ritter Communications and iRis Networks yesterday illustrates. Ritter started out more than 100 years ago as a local phone service provider in Marked Tree,...

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      Mentions:   Joan Engebretson

    22. 2014 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard

      Explore Ethernet Academy (Mar 5 2015)

      2014 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard

      BOSTON, MA, MARCH 5, 2015 – Orange Business (France),BT Global Services (U.K.), Verizon (U.S.), Colt (U.K.), AT&T(U.S.), Level 3 (U.S.) and NTT (Japan) have achieved a position on Vertical Systems Group’s 2014 Global Provider Ethernet LEADERBOARD, the industry’s benchmark for measuring multinational Ethernet network market presence.

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      Mentions:   China Telecom   NTT   Telstra

    23. Ritter Communications has partnered with iRis Networks to establish a fiber Ethernet interconnection which combines the capabilities and reach of both networks.

      Explore Ritter Communications (Mar 4 2015)

      Ritter Communications has partnered with iRis Networks to establish a fiber Ethernet interconnection which combines the capabilities and reach of both networks.

      Ritter Communications has partnered with iRis Networks to establish a fiber Ethernet interconnection which combines the capabilities and reach of both networks.

       

      The combined network allows for fiber based broadband connectivity to over 100 rural markets in Arkansas, Alabama, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Tennessee. Additionally, this interconnect allows for broadband connections to key regional locations such as:  Knoxville, Nashville, Chattanooga, Huntsville, Paducah, Bowling Green, Little Rock and Jonesboro, as well as direct and diverse connectivity to several national locations such as Atlanta, Memphis, Chicago, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Fort Worth and Dallas.

      “This interconnect will allow our customers to expand their connectivity ...

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    24. Cable Continues to Thrive in Carrier Ethernet Segment

      Explore Broadband Technology Report (Mar 4 2015)

      Cable Continues to Thrive in Carrier Ethernet Segment

      The cable industry’s success in the carrier Ethernet segment is continuing. In its Leaderboard report for the end of 2014, which was released in mid-February, Vertical Systems Group found that three of the top eight providers are cable MSOs. The MSOs are Time Warner Cable (fifth), Comcast (sixth) and Cox (seventh). To qualify for the Leaderboard, a carrier must ship 4% of Carrier Ethernet (CE) ports, said Rick Malone, VSG’s co-founder and principal.

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      Mentions:   Vertical Systems Group   Time Warner Cable   Cox Business

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