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Dialogic Leading the way in WebRTC Deployments

Dialogic announced today they are involved in over 90 WebRTC engagements among telcos, enterprises, contact centers, cloud and Web companies, and public institution. Some of the details are as follows: Communications service providers (CSPs) demand WebRTC. 74% of engagements have...

GENBAND Perspectives 14 Live Blog

GENBAND Perspectives 14 kicks off this morning - expect the live blog here... Last night the company hosted a networking reception where I had a chance to speak randomly with one of the company's customers in Mississippi - an...

NTT Communications Becomes an NFV-Fueled Software Telco

In a press conference, NTT Communications unveiled today the first global NFV and SDN network. Touting the fact that CIOs and service providers need to more heavily focus on their networks, the company said these technologies will create a bigger...

Metaswitch Forum 2014 Live Blog

Metaswitch Forum 2014 will kick off soon, stay tuned. Any second now - its 8:05 am in New Orleans The event has kicked off with a keynote presented by Steve Gleave - which has been preceded by a few well-produced...

TSO Logic Leverages Equipment Idle Time to Save Power

Aaron Rallo had a challenge… He ran an online photo finishing service provider for some of the world’s largest retailers and wanted to lower his costs. One obvious area to look was electricity… He noticed that even though order volume...

Tiscali to be one of the First Software Telcos

The traditional telco is dead – the case for moving to COTS technology is just too compelling. This is a theme I have been espousing for over a year. My readers further know companies like Metaswitch Networks have also been...

Astellia Shows Carriers at MWC How to Optimize Wireless Spectrum

As mobile subscriber growth continues, one challenge will remain - spectrum limitations will be a potential consideration in certain areas and perhaps across a carrier's footprint. This is where Astella comes in, the company helps reduce bottlenecks in mobile networks...

HP Outlines its NFV Initiatives at MWC 2014

Werner Schaefer the VP of Network Functions Virtualization at Hewlett-Packard spent some time with me at Mobile World Congress to discuss the numerous carriers the company is working with to push NFV forward. Here at the show, HP discussed...

Vantrix Helps Boost Video ROI For Carriers

With the tremendous growth of video consumption taking place across operator networks there is a move on to improve the quality of what consumers see. One company, Vantrix Corporation was at MWC 2014 to show how this can be...

Cisco says NFV to be a Revolution

Shocking words from an equipment provider? Jared Headley who heads up Cisco’s service provider mobility marketing said to me recently, “We still believe the best way to simplify service delivery is to virtualize it, put it on COTS and really...

Congratulations to ETSI on its NFV Specifications

ETSI recently released NFV specifications which show how carriers of the future will be able to work together more closely to serve the needs of customers by sharing resources in a secure manner while allowing users to have more...

NFV Roadmaps Are Affecting Carrier Purchases Now

The view from Asia I had the chance to catch up with a top exec at a major Asian telecom equipment manufacturer and he told me customers are asking for NFV and they are busy working with a number of...

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 the network elements ripe for NFV – they are routers, SBCs, media servers, softswitches, signaling nodes and DPI/WAN...

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 and rebranded itself with the name of the acquired company. At the time it became common in the...

TMC's New NFV News and Analysis Site

The move from proprietary hardware to software running on commercial off-the-shelf servers at the world’s telcos is one of the biggest transformations we will see this decade. Over time we can expect to see a number of network functions which...

NFV-Based Software Telcos Need OSS/BSS Interoperability

One of the goals of ETSI NFV is to allow new entrants to provide solutions to carriers based on software instead of hardware. CSPs hope they can take advantage of the same network efficiencies they see in their data centers...

Alianza Wants to Host Your Software Telco

The software telco(r)evolution representing the move from hardware to software is perhaps the biggest trend in the world of carrier telecom this decade. Whenever we see such disruption in a market, it becomes an opportunity for new entrants to displace...

Metaswitch Clearwater: Game Changing Open Source IMS Initiative

The march to a software telco world is progressing nicely Communications service providers are at war with OTT providers and need to ensure they are able to battle on as level a playing field as possible. There are significant costs...
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