What's Really Worth Scoring?
Carol Wilson 1/26/2016 24 comments
If you are tracking which operator joins which open source group, stop. Look instead at what those operators are trying to transform.
Open Source Holds Appeal, Challenge for Telecom
Carol Wilson 8/13/2015 5 comments
Head of Linux Foundation sees a serious uptick in open source interest from major telecom players that must overcome challenges to change the way they do business and find the needed software development skills.
Vive la Différence! Verizon's SDN Plans
Carol Wilson 4/29/2015 10 comments
Major carrier pronouncements about software-defined networking aren't quite the surprise they were a couple of years ago, but Verizon's announcement this week of its SDN strategy is still noteworthy for the New IP community.
A Different Take on Automation
Carol Wilson 1/8/2015 4 comments
Global Capacity has already built its business around one platform which automates the purchase of access lines. Now it's automating its back office.
Carol Wilson 11/24/2014 49 comments
Collaboration has long been the hallmark of the telecom industry, and that core principle isn't changing in The New IP. But the type of collaboration that this major network shift is creating does seem to be new, and it is coming largely from the operator community.
Join the War on Silos
Carol Wilson 11/14/2014 5 comments
Are silos a picturesque part of the farm landscape? Hardly. Not on these pages they ain't! Silos are the enemy of efficiency in the telecom world and must be busted up at all costs!
Show Me The Good Wife!
Carol Wilson 10/23/2014 13 comments
The video entertainment industry suddenly sees value in OTT but the real value is a personalized cloud content service over an on-demand network.
AT&T: Orchestrate What You've Got
Carol Wilson 10/9/2014 6 comments
Telecom giant delivers on-demand services with SDN, NFV and Open APIs but its internal orchestration layer also interfaces with existing OSS/BSS offerings.
CenturyLink's Open API Ambitions
Carol Wilson 10/7/2014 6 comments
The telecom network operator brought 11 vendors to the table to hammer out open APIs for Ethernet services, and the whole industry is benefiting.
NTT Revs Up Honda Supply Chain
Carol Wilson 9/24/2014 29 comments
Using the SDN-based network that connects its global cloud data centers, NTT shows Honda how to dramatically improve its supplier network performance.
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.