Content posted in July 2015
M2M Barometer: ROI Rising
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 7/27/2015 5 comments
M2M and IoT are already impacting businesses around the world when it comes to increasing efficiency and ROI, according to Vodafone's 2015 M2M Barometer.
NTT: Commercializing NFV & SDN
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 7/24/2015 9 comments
NTT Communications' Arcstar Universal One network allows traditional on-premise infrastructure, such as WAN optimization solutions and security solutions, to be provided from the service provider edge.
5G & the IoT Factor
Ariella Brown 7/22/2015 20 comments
The progression to 5G from 4G is different from the previous advance from 3G because that shift was all about speed and now it's all about connection on an unprecedented scale.
Dialing for Service
Bryan Powell 7/16/2015 19 comments
Nothing comes more naturally to young consumers than the click of their keyboard or the tap of a mobile app -- except when they contact customer service.
Getting to 5G
Ariella Brown 7/14/2015 25 comments
What forces will influence the manifestation of 5G and how long it will take to really arrive?
Tom Nolle 7/13/2015 12 comments
Light Reading's Big Telecom Event and the launch of the New IP Agency offered some pretty convincing proof that NFV needs a shot in the arm, or perhaps the wallet.
Cyber Security Pointers From the Pros
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 7/9/2015 9 comments
As three major network outages at the NYSE, United and the Wall Street Journal set the US on edge on Wednesday and questions about the possibility of a cyberattack swirled in the media, the importance of network protection once again hit the spotlight.
NFV Deployment Ramps Up
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 7/8/2015 5 comments
New research by IHS shows that 35% of operators surveyed will deploy NFV this year in an effort to virtualize networks, and all those surveyed plan to deploy the technology in the next five years.
NFV Doesn't Come Cheap
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 7/1/2015 16 comments
As operators get closer to commercial deployment, the barriers to NFV and SDN are becoming more prominent, including cost. Speculation is growing that the move to virtualization could come with a hefty price tag.
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.