Juniper survey reveals that half of U.S. businesses won't use SDN; Belgacom extends partnership with Vodafone

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> Juniper Networks' latest survey of 400 IT "decision makers" revealed that nearly half of U.S. businesses have no plans to adopt software-defined networking (SDN). Article

> Ceragon Networks announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 21,250,000 of its ordinary shares at a price of $2 per share. Release

> Belgacom has extended its Partner Market agreement with Vodafone Group for a further three years. Article

> China Information Technology has entered into a strategic partnership with CITIC Securities Co. Ltd. Release

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> DirecTV will be set up to deliver 4K VOD by the end of this year and will be ready to render live 4K video as soon as 2015, according to the company's president and CEO, Mike White. Article

> CSG Systems International has announced a renewal of its contract with Comcast through July 2019, a deal which expands the billing and customer care provider's residential portfolio by approximately 2.3 million subscribers. Article

Wireless News
> Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility, Sprint and T-Mobile US think that over-the-top messaging application providers should be solely responsible for complying with any requirements the FCC places on the apps to support text-to-911 procedures. Article

> U.S. Cellular aims to have an LTE roaming agreement in place by the end of 2014, according to CEO Ken Meyers. Article

And finally… IoT will thrive on energy efficiency. Article

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