Most Commented Content posted in December 2015
Is Big Data Dead?
Matthew Roberts 12/23/2015 24 comments
Big data has passed the top of the hype cycle. And that's actually a good thing, because although "big data" the buzzword may be dead, big data analytics in the real world is getting ready to roll up its sleeves.
Holiday Bliss: Brought to You by New IP
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 12/24/2015 12 comments
For those of you who might be wondering, "What's the big deal with the New IP?" it's time to step back and think about how the transformation of communications networks is absolutely critical to driving the world economy -- especially during the holidays.
8 Trends for the 2016 CIO
Chuck Pol 12/15/2015 7 comments
Vodafone has identified eight key challenges and opportunities enterprise CIOs need to be ready to navigate in 2016, including the Dual Global Economy, BYOX, Shadow IT, among others.
First NFV Interop Test Results Are In
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 12/8/2015 6 comments
Light Reading's multi-vendor NFV interoperability test report reveals the challenges of moving to New IP architecture both for service providers and suppliers.
Tackling the Customer Experience Challenge
Tim Kridel 12/9/2015 5 comments
A Verizon-sponsored Harvard Business Review survey of global B2B and B2C organizations worldwide shows the top barriers to customer experience are organizational silos; cultural resistance; and technology that's too old, too rigid or both.
For XaaS, the Devil's in the Detail
Tim Kridel 12/17/2015 5 comments
Hosting and other XaaS offerings enable enterprises and other organizations to outsource lots of things, but the expectations of customers and regulators aren't among them.
Open Source: Increasing Competition & Agility
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 12/4/2015 4 comments
On the next Tune in Tuesday radio show (Dec. 8 at 2PM ET), Open Platform for NFV Project Inc., director Heather Kirksey discusses how open source and industry-level collaboration can make the networking industry more competitive and agile.
Andrew Dugan, acting Chief Technology Officer at Level 3, discusses the service provider's SDN success and plans for NFV.
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Dave Ward, Cisco's CTO of Engineering and Chief Architect, outlines his vision for the future of virtualization.
AT&T's Doug Nassaur discusses interoperability and virtualization during BCE 2016 in Austin.
Lynn Comp, senior director of market development for the Network Platforms Group for Intel, outlines her vision for the future of virtualization.