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- Vertical Systems Group’s Market Segment Ethernet LEADERBOARDS Show How MSOs, CLECs & ILECS Compete, Co-Exist
- Orange Business and BT Global Services Lead Vertical Systems Group's 2014 Global Provider Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD
- White Paper Provides Roadmap for Lifecycle Service Orchestration
- Zayo Customers Can Self-Provision Carrier Ethernet to AWS
- Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company Improves Global Ethernet Connectivity With New Telehouse PoP
- Dell’Oro: Data Centers Drive Ethernet Switch Revenues
- Take 5 with Cliff Grossner, Ph.D.
- Time Warner Cable Launches Advanced Wholesale Carrier Ethernet Services
- Breaking Down Carrier Ethernet Sales by World Region
- Cox Business Builds Award-Winning Ethernet Network For Arizona's Mesa Public School District
Organizations in the News
Windstream has taken another step forward with realigning its top management team by naming Joseph Harding as its new EVP and CMO for its enterprise business.(Read Full Article)
BT has agreed to definitive terms to buy mobile operator EE from existing owners Orange and Deutsche Telekom for £12.5 billion.(Read Full Article)
Comcast Business has announced that Ogden City is using its Ethernet Services to provide faster internet access and connectivity.(Read Full Article)
Zayo continues to ramp up its European presence, announcing that it is extending its long haul network into Dublin, Ireland, and three new cities in the UK.(Read Full Article)
(Telecompaper) Spirent Communications, a networks, services and devices testing company, has signed a cooperation agreement with Tuv Nord Group to jointly develop testing services for Ethernet-based networks in vehicles.(Read Full Article)
Forecasts call for Carrier Ethernet service revenues to continue to climb – but according to new research from Dell’Oro Group, Carrier Ethernet switch sales won’t keep pace. Sales of carrier-grade Ethernet switches were $1.9 billion for 2014 and will rise to just $2.1 billion by 2018, researchers said.(Read Full Article)
Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled end-to-end transport solutions, announced today that Hub One, a leading player in mobility and telecoms services in France, has selected the Coriant™ 7100 Nano™ Packet Optical Transport Platform for a new WDM network interconnecting the airports of Paris.(Read Full Article)
As software defined networking (SDN) and the cloud take root, one telecom industry consultant sees an opportunity not only to virtualize but in some cases to eliminate routers and switches. According to this vision, Carrier Ethernet would still be around but the number of purpose-built Carrier Ethernet devices in carrier networks would be substantially reduced. Carrier Ethernet functionality instead would reside largely in software.(Read Full Article)
Open source projects and protocols have huge potential for networking. Initiatives such as OpenStack and OpenDaylight have attracted the attention both of end-users, as evidenced by the Open Networking User Group (ONUG), major vendors participating in ...(Read Full Article)
South African operator Neotel has announced that it is the first service provider in Africa to receive Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification.(Read Full Article)
MANILA, Philippines – Legacy telecommunications company Philippine Long Distance and Telephone Company (PLDT) has partnered with Telehouse Europe, a data center operator in a bid to expand its global footprint. PLDT first vice president Jovy Hernandez said the partnership between PLDT UK and one of the world’s largest data ...(Read Full Article)
Overture_PressRelease_ECE_VNF_27-Jan-2015.pdf RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., January 27, 2015 – Overture announced today it has further enhanced its Ensemble Open Services Architecture (OSATM) with the introduction of the Ensemble Carrier Ethernet (ECE) Virtual Network Function (VNF), Overture’s first offering in the newly launched Ensemble Virtual Resources family of NVF-enabling solutions.(Read Full Article)
Time Warner Cable Business Class has formally announced several Carrier Ethernet wholesale offerings that previously were available only on an individual case basis (ICB). These include multiple operator virtual connections and cross-regional Carrier Ethernet connectivity. Additionally the company launched Ethernet over DOCSIS support for E-Access. In an interview, TWCBC Group Vice President of Carrier Services Thane Storck explained these offerings.
OVCs and E-Transport Advances(Read Full Article)
Good pricing and the ability to quickly implement a much-needed Ethernet network upgrade made Cox Business the right choice for Mesa Public Schools (MPS), a Mesa, Ariz. public school district. Cox got to work as soon as the deal was sealed, in April last year, pulling fiber and installing 1-Gbps and 10-Gbps Ethernet access rings supporting 82 sites before school started, according to David Sanders, director of information systems for Mesa Public Schools, and Ann Newman, account manager – education for Cox Business.
Arizona's largest school district, MPS includes Pre-K to senior high schools that serve nearly 64,000 students ...(Read Full Article)
Vertical Systems Group is forecasting Carrier Ethernet to comprise 75% of global business services bandwidth by 2017 – a particularly impressive growth rate considering that legacy services comprised 93% of all business services bandwidth in 2003, according to the research firm.(Read Full Article)
The Layer 2-3 Ethernet Switch market is expected to exceed USD 25 billion in 2019, according to a new report from Dell'Oro Group.
The Ethernet Switch Five-Year Forecast Report also indicates that 25 Gigabit Ethernet will be a major driver for growth in data centre switching and will help propel 100 Gigabit Ethernet volumes, with enterprises adopting a different class of switch to support 25 Gigabit Ethernet compared with switches used in the cloud.(Read Full Article)
The global data centre Ethernet switch market in the third quarter rose 5 percent sequentially to USD 2.2 billion, according to a new report from Infonetics Research, now part of IHS.
Though worldwide application delivery controller revenue is down 2 percent, and the ADC market growth was consistent on a year-over-year basis for the last six quarters. Virtual ADC appliances are up 20 percent.(Read Full Article)
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Wow! Business, a communications and cloud service provider, has announced the purchase of fibre conduit along Wacker Drive in the downtown Chicago central business district...(Read Full Article)
Huh? Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday (January 22, 2015) said, “… the Internet will disappear …” – so much for sound bites. What Schmidt is really saying is that the Internet will be omnipresent. People will no longer need to think about physically connecting devices to or even building out networks.(Read Full Article)