The leading edge in telecom is SOA. I have written about this many times before but I get the feeling most people don’t understand how important the concept of SOA will be as telecom gets more integrated into the fabric of enterprise and service provider computing.
For a look at the esoteric world of telecom, SOA and the myriad acronyms developed when the world of telecom, datacom and the Internet collide at breakneck speeds — look no further than Bob Liu’s article from day one at TMC’s VoIP Developer Conference. Specifically it focuses on the comments of Ubiquity’s Doug Tucker. You definitely don’t want to play acronym Scrabble with this guy.
The amazing part of this article is it is the information presented at just one single session and there are dozens and dozens of sessions taking place this week.