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Dialogic and Cisco Round Out Day's NFV News

It’s been a busy week regarding NFV and the software telco (R)evolution. First off Dialogic had some solid thoughts on six of...

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The Big Deal about Big Data Analytics

By Greg Owens, Senior Director Customer Experience Solutions Marketing, Alcatel-Lucent

 

The rise of big data is causing service providers to ask some big questions: How should we store our data? How long should we keep it? What parts of it are relevant to our business? Most importantly, how do we get value from it? To turn big data into a big deal, service providers need to extract insights that can help them make smart business decisions and improve the customer experience.

 

The value of big data is all in what useful and actionable information it can provide. I find it exciting to see how service providers use big data analytics to gain new insights and solve complex problems. With this post, I’ll look at some new research by industry analysts and three key opportunities that big data analytics presents to service providers.
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WebRTC: The Revolution Won't Occur Without a Media Server

Next Thursday at the WebRTC Conference and Expo, I’ll present a conference keynote that might not be exactly what attendees expect...

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Software Telcos Based on NFV Want Less Equipment Provider M&A

Mergers are nothing new but about a decade ago in the telecom market they reached a fever pitch when SBC purchased AT&T...

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Linux Foundation Embedded Solutions Director's Case for Open Source and Connected Car

The car of 2013 is different from the one I learned to drive, a 1974 Ford Maverick with rear federal bumpers, aluminum...

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Business Video and Queen Lead Guitarist Brian May

"A good video can make all the difference," says Brian May (Ph.D. Astro-Physics and Queen lead guitarist). Such is true for business!Even...

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What's a VAR to do?

Value-added Resellers (VARs) have a business model dependent on hardware sales. The big ticket items bring in cash in a lump...

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Archives of all blog posts:
M&A's, Internationalization and Balkanized Spectrum
Ho Hum, iOS7 is Here
The New Times are Better: WebRTC vs. VoI
Google Smoogle, MSFT offers B&N $1B for Nook
Axeda Connexion13
Should Vodafone Let Go of Verizon Wireless?
Spontaneous Combustion:The Realities Not the Myth of LIthium Batteries
No Man is an Island, but Isle of Man is no longer CWC
WebRTC Demostrations...if Only we had a Carrier Category
Is their a Barrier to Entry
What People Don't Get about Windows 8
Google Earnings Drop Shows a Shift on Top
AirTime is Exactly What it Needs
iPhone5 Sales are still strong
Android UpDate
If T-Mobile buys MetroPCS Who Will Take the LEAP?
IBM's Keynote! Regrets before the Show
Before You Buy the iPhone 5 Ask Yourself where is the iPad4
Did HTML5 Fail Facebook or Vice Versa
We Built the M2M Evolution Conference For You!
Is Segmentation Technology Real When it Comes to Video
Can Dell and HP Catch up to Microsoft's and Intel's Strategies
Apple Wins: Can The Game Change
If Apple Wins Against Samsung: RIM becomes a Steal
The Gates - way to the Stars with Kymeta
Let's Get Sirius about John Malone
Facebook: You Still Can Judge Them by Their Cover
The Yahooligans at the Gate
Android & Chrome and Somewhere in Between
Has Apple Cornered the Market on Passion?
China Mobile in Flux
OMGPOP Gets Some Zynga
The Enemy with SIM
The Enemy with SIM
Avaya Buys Radvision for $230 Million
Coalition of the Illing
And the Wisdom to Know the Difference
4G LTE In Israel, The Shoemaker Sons needs Shoes
Hey Meg, HP Needs to Bundle Not Balkanize
Apple the Turtle continues to Beat the Industry
VoIP Outage Reporting Discussion April 24th.
Verizon Wireless HomeFusion PSTN Sunset 10 GB at a time
If You Can't Trust your Certs....Tales from GitHub
Is YHOO try to be a Yahooligan with Facebook?
Ron Johnson Brings in Apple's Laurie Beja Miller to JCP
Getting your Compass on CSS3
Yelp's IPO needs some Review
Rule Tata! Tata Rules the (Air) Waves
Does Windows 8 Give us a Short Time View on Intel?
Net Neutrality
The Power at the Edge
4G LTE It's Rockin The Speeds and Feeds.
Transcript of the ICC & FUSF conference call on the FCC NPRM
Regulatory 2.0 to be Streamed on Friday February 4, sign up now
Open Letter to Congress (and Anyone Else)
Who You Calling "Droid"
Shameless Promotion When it Comes to White Space
If You Thought Defining Obscenity was tough Lets Talk about Wireless Security.
Over The Top ViDEO WINS...
The State Ruling on State: Do EU Understand
Ceragon got MCel's Backhaul
Catching the Corner of My Eye!
Sprint Displays Some Benevolent Behavior
Sprint Executives Resign From Clearwire Board Due to Anti-Trust Laws
LA the Other California
Streaming (& Archiving) 4GWE.
There is Something about a Tablet
Is Clearwire on the Market
Over the Top - Money
BOF: The New 4G: the FCC decision and use of White Spaces
Missing the Point on e911
A New Series of Posts
Clearwire Saved by LTE? Its not the Technology its the Spectrum.
Pole Attachments 101: Even for Wireless we need them
Speedtest Anecdotes in San Jose
The Opportunity Gap: New Spectrum Same Problem
4G is in the Stars: Satelite to Terresterial
Not the Usual Suspects: The Road Block Ahead Audiocast
Is Skype Mobile the Exception or the Rule?
Web envy Google vs. Vodafone
Skype & Verizon Wireless Discover Metcalfe's LAW
Just in Time For Mobile World Congress
Brough Stops the Show
LG Breaks the Categories, but not the model
Its a MSlate vs iTablet
Google vs. Apple
The Taffy Pull of Nortel: Ciena & Ericsson
I am STUNed with the Jonathan Rosenberg / Skype announcement.
Clearwire Goes Live with WiMAX in Dallas, Chicago, Charlotte
Did you buy your car to access the road?
May I have your Attention, Please about Smartphones
China and the iPhone
Report Excerpt: Market Launches Keep Clearwire on Target
Your Huddle Masses Yearning to be Free
Report Excerpt: Why Dearth of Devices Hurts Clearwire
Dear Congress; A Phone Number does not a Service Make
As the Promoter for the Fight: I would like to get credit
What Is and Isn't under the FCC Jurisdiction
Cisco buys Tandberg - Surprise the Wrong Conclusion is drawn again!
Ceilings and Floors: Vodafone and Verizon
My Instincts about the Korean market opening up for iPhone
Significant Skype Snipes
Niklas and Janus Jolts Ebay WTF?
Should the Universal Service Fund Include Wireless Broadband
Apple you Win, I Bought the iTouch!
In the UK, resistance to drink the Orange T
LTE Reality Check
Testing a Big Question for 'Open' 4G Devices
Bandwidth Update -- Towerstream Holding Strong
Liveblogging -- Femtocell Session
Developers Have the Upper Hand in 4G Apps Ecosystem
4GWE: Development Tools
Voice on 4G? Inevitable... But Not Anytime Soon
Mobile Social Applications: How Carriers Can Help the Conversation
Brough Turner: App Developers Will Lead Mobile Innovation
Does your 4G Device Communicate of Compute?
The 4GWE Conference is Connected at 4G Speed -- Thanks Towerstream
4GWE: Beyond the Phone: Mobile Internet Devices
Skype Sale has 4GWE Buzzing
Towerstream Delivers 4G to 4GWE
Thats a lot of Stimulus
No Degrees of Separation: SMS vs. Mobile IM
Will 'Portability' Lure Businesses to WiMAX?
BTOP Reviewer Training This Week
Bright Shiny Object - Death Star Apple Part 2
Free Download: WiMAX Business Deployment Guide
Death Star Apple
The War is Still a Skirmish amongst Giants:
Can Walkman 2.0 Occur; Sony Ericsson
A Slow News Day, but not Inactive
BTOP Extended for those who are Ready
I can't be the only one suffering! Address Book MisManagement
Clearwire Adds Just 12,000 Subscribers in Q2
Clearwire Adds Huawei to Infrastructure Suppliers List
XG Technology: Building for the Broadband Experience
How Close is the Future: Verizon
ATT vs. Telefonica The Long Tail Effect of Apple's App Store
Gerry Purdy's Newsletter
FanFare Software Interview with David Gehringer
Sprint Open Developer Conference
Who is driving the Next Bus Verizon Wireless or Apple?
Clearwire adds 10 new '4G' markets in old pre-WiMAX cities
The Apple Google war may make ATT the Victim.
A Kinder Way to Interpret the Sprint's Numbers
If ATT has Apple, and Sprint has PalmPre, VZ & RIM
Verizon WIreless says the Future is Open
Straight Shooters
Verizon Developer Community Conference
Ericsson Powers US Up During the Low Down
Now That CDMA is in the Ericsson Portfolio of Patents?
New marketing message comes through loud and 'Clear' in Vegas
Are you Looking for Working? Can you help with BTOP?
Review of the Clearwire Guerrila Marketing Campaign
The Internet as a Bundle
Samsung Selling Mondi MID for Clear WiMAX, $449 Unlocked
Clearing the Way to Las Vegas Clearwire Launch
CrowdSourcing gets an Open Source
Thinking About the Digits
Apple vs. Palm Part 2.0
It's Time to Develop Again
The Smart Approach: WiMAX Goes to College
The 4GWE Newsletter will come out today: Me vs. GigaOM?
Someone with a Clue!
Peter MacKinnon, President of LG Nortel Gives us Perspective
Ericsson Do You know What You Got? Sprint!
Widget Wonders & Apps Trap
Devices What Catches your Eye!
The Russians are Here: The Russians are Here!: MagicJack
Rural Broadband : All There is to Know About RUS and NTIA
Should Skype be redesigned?
LG Nortel OY!
Scenario Planning; If You Build It Will They Come?
Wireless Termination: Neutral Tandem
EU Price Rationalization
TerreStar to Launch
FCCESQ
How I Spent My Summer Stimulus
The Death of the Cassette: Anthony Robbins
Face(It)Book: Get Over It!
Nortel Enterprise: Two Buyers (Together) are Better than One
Out in the Open Oracle
The Dead Zone: The realities of Coverage
Natural Selection and Evolutionary Process
Wireless Backhaul is Fiber?
Apple Peals - Bob Borchers leaves.
Context Aware Call Centers - Wake up to LNP
Best Buy Gets Smart about Mobile
Intel Finnishing it Connections, or, That's Nokia with an IA
Why we are here? 4GWE Rewind
This is ARMless: Nokia & Intel
Twenty Reasons to like RIM over Apple
New Phones Apple pushes the competition around
4Gee - What happened to Nortel?
Alvarion Open Range Interview.
Indirect Consequences - As the FCC settles down
Up to Orlando for Infocomm
Alvarion Scores $100 M WiMax Deal With Open Range
The Tax Man Backs Down for Now.
All Glory is Fleeting- The Genachowski / McDowell Hearings
Dear Apple, Calm down.
India - Tech Centers and guess what #1 Trend they want
HD Video Samsung and Radvision Gear up for the Next Wave
The FVNO A New Role for Virgin with Sprint
Introducing the 'Clearwire NTK' Research Series -- Deep Insight for Less Than $5
Jim Crowe and Dan Hesse
Dear Clearwire, Reach me @home.
Cisco 4G is about Video
Apple vs. Palm Heats up.
And I supposedly understand this Stuff - LNP
Wireless Backhaul LTE - Lots of Transport Equipment
What's Good for GM is Good for Ed Whitacre, Jr.
Anton Wahlman Guest Blog on the Palm Pre
4G - Power Car
Do DECT Phones fit in the 4G Wireless Evolution?
Massive Mobility Finally
The iPhone Effect on Verizon
Google Competes again with Email
IMS - It Means SIP
Should Cable even be in the 4G Discussion
Loosening the Focus - MiMO Channel Emulation
Verizon's LTE=Late Ten Evolution
Cisco Delivers WiMAX Wake-Up Call With Clearwire Deal
My GPhone gets a Needed Update
Skype vs. DT And now the Ref Steps in..
Open Source Net Neutrality via Google
Docomo Currents of Change
Terre Star's Satellite Solutions
What Happens in Vegas, Didn't Stay Very Long
Skype
The Smartphone OS Market
The Soft Truth about the Hardware.
Is it Smart to call it a SmartPhone?
What is Single Carrier all about?
Evolution of Cellular
Revolt: IMS: Making Room for the Evolution
Pareto Principle: Alvarion does not need Nortel
The Emphasis on the Wrong Syllable Bankrupt Nortel sheds WiMAX
4GWE Speaker Bios
Day 3: The Application Imperative
Day 2 Architecture and Standards
Day 1: 4GWE Preview
A Billion Here, a Billion there...
WhiteSpace LandGrab
Azimuth Looks Ahead After Successful 2008
Clearwire Prepping Portable WiMax/Wi-Fi Router
Waxing, Waning, WiMAX
Nokia Kills Production of WIMAX Device
Wii, Mii and the iPhone.
What does it say about Patents
The Sprint WiMax/3G Card: (Almost) Ready to Roam
Is Evolution just a slower form of Revolution?
The Evolution Continues - Nortel
Verizon Ups the Ante and then Blinks
Consumer Guide to WiMax: Now Free!
Clearwire's Wolff: 'Full Speed Ahead' with WiMax
Feedback from Friends LTE Advanced vs WiMAX
It's Clear and out of the Xohm!
Clearwire Mum on Xohm Launches, Says LTE a Possibility
Clearwire's 100-Day Agenda: Devices, VoIP and Roaming
Taking a Deeper Look at the Clearwire Deal -- Again
WiMAX: The Best of Times, The Worst of Times...
White Space in the White Mountains
Qualcomm gets off the UMB sidetrack and embraces LTE
WiMax Test Drive -- Roamin' on Xohm in Chicago
For Russia, With Love: WiMax/GSM Phone from HTC
In the race to 4G, LTE takes upfront lead
Sprint, Clearwire Get Set to Merge
WiMax Wardrivers Won't Wait
FCC Green-Lights Globalstar for Rural WiMAX
The Black President the White Space
It Looks Good on PAPR.

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