By: Mae Kowalke, TMCnet Contributor
There is hardly a business today that does not require high speed and high performance Internet connectivity. Let’s face it, quality network access is table stakes for running a successful business in an increasingly connected world where commerce is 24/7/365 and can originate or terminate from anywhere and over any device with a browser. As a result, ensuring good networking and communications for employees is a major priority for all businesses, but it is an especially daunting one for large enterprises due the volume and the accommodation of rapid change thanks to things like the cloud, BYOD, mobility and the virtualization of the workplace.
A recent Alcatel-Lucent application note, The large enterprise has changed, gave an interesting snapshot of large enterprise IT today.Full Story »
Lots of exciting news in the IoT and M2M spaces today. Cisco unveils six pillars for IoT development and lots of new...Full Story »
Erik Linask of TMC interviews Hugh Shannon of AvotusMy video team has been at some of the latest shows in the telecom...Full Story »
Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi)...what’s the big deal? For instance, I can already engage in VoWiFi with some VoIP clients that are downloaded...Full Story »
By: Paula Bernier, TMC Executive Editor
Facilities-based service providers that own the access network are ideally positioned to distribute video both today and in the future, according to Chris Croupe, who works in strategic marketing at Alcatel-Lucent. Video comes in a variety of forms, its applications continue to expand, and this kind of content continues to multiply, Croupe notes in his recent TechZine posting, Future of video content: Evolution toward 2020.
Calls leveraging video have become widespread, he adds, noting that 59 percent of smartphone users under 35 years of age make at least one video call a month, and 37 percent of this group does so at least once a week.Full Story »
It’s Voice over LTE (VoLTE time). As we all know, the numbers of LTE networks and subscribers have been growing tremendously;...Full Story »