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Cloudbrink Has 600 PoPs for VPN Replacement


Startup Cloudbrink counts 600 PoPs in its VPN-alternative network, which runs a special protocol to speed up remote access to cloud resources.

By: Mary Jander
March 07, 2023
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Ciena Posts Record Sales, Sees No Slowdown


Ciena's latest quarter hit over $1 billion in sales, and management says growth in both of its top segments exceeded 35%. And the party's not over.

By: Mary Jander
March 06, 2023
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Cloud Vendors Join Telcos to Boost Private 5G


Cloud hyperscalers are formalizing telco alliances to reduce cost and complexity of private 5G for enterprise customers .

By: Mary Jander
March 06, 2023
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Living the Monetization and Efficiency Dream at MWC


Service providers are grumpy and want more revenue. But they also need to focus on efficiency.

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 01, 2023
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GSMA Opens APIs for Telco-to-Cloud Development


GSMA, the world's leading mobile carrier association, released Open Gateway APIs to encourage development of 5G apps across carriers and between telcos and clouds.

By: Mary Jander
March 01, 2023
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Why Cisco and HPE Both Targeted Network Deals


HPE buys Athonet for private wireless and Cisco buys Valtix for cloud security.

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 27, 2023
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EC to Confront Broadcom About VMware Merger


Broadcom's planned $61 billion acquisition of VMware reportedly prompts European Commission to issue anticompetitive warning .

By: Mary Jander
February 27, 2023
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MWC: Hoping for Less Augmented Marketing Reality


The hypefest know as MWC suffers from chronic overpromising. Is there any way to get back to reality? .

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 24, 2023
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Ciena Breaks New Optical Ground


Optical pioneer Ciena has unveiled the next generation of its optical core components, claiming records in performance and operating efficiency.

By: Mary Jander
February 22, 2023
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Content Providers Shift to Edge Computing


Akamai, Cloudflare, Fastly, and other providers of content delivery networks (CDNs) now support edge cloud development and multicloud strategies.

By: Mary Jander
February 22, 2023