Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes
Cable & OTT: Do We Hear Wedding Bells?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/3/2014 | 5 comments
Cable and over-the-top (OTT) providers are striking up an unusual friendship, yet this unexpected pairing may lead to profitability for both sides, once some significant challenges are hurdled.
LTE & EPC Drive ATCA
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/25/2014 | 2 comments
The rapid rollout of LTE is driving demand for ATCA-based systems to support the EPC, IMS and many related applications.
WiFi Gets Around
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/13/2014 | 4 comments
WiFi roaming isn't just for cellular offload anymore MSOs and enterprise customers are also moving toward WiFi networks for cost savings across the board, especially for international roaming.
Whos Afraid of OTT?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/19/2014 | 19 comments
OTT services are giving service providers sleepless nights, according to the early results of a poll.
Big Changes in Store for CDNs
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/12/2014 | 1 comment
Verizon's acquisition of CDN provider EdgeCast is just one of several developments that will shake up the CDN sector.
Virtualization to Transform CPE
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/5/2014 | 2 comments
Customer premises equipment (CPE) is set to change dramatically in the coming years through virtualization, a process that will change business models for telcos, helping them to reduce capex and opex.
The Rise of Virtual EPC
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/26/2014 | 2 comments
The Evolved Packet Core (EPC) has emerged as one of the leading candidates for network functions virtualization (NFV).
Going Beyond 100G? Not So Fast
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/10/2014 | 17 comments
There's growing urgency around the need to migrate beyond 100G to 400G transport networks, but who is driving that urgency? Is 400G really the next evolutionary step?
MWC14: What Are Telcos For?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/5/2014 | 8 comments
A view of Mobile World Congress from the outside it looks a whole lot different and doesn't require comfortable shoes.
The New Resonant Relationship Between NEPs & Their Customers
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/27/2014 | 2 comments
Operators and network equipment providers are facing uncertainty together, pooling their understanding of what the future might look like. For network equipment providers, this uncertain future has meant becoming even more responsive to the needs of their operator customers, and responding to the network functions virtualization (NFV) challenge.
Huawei Is Striking the Right Notes
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/3/2014 | 3 comments
Huawei's commitment to API exposure, policy management/analytics, and big data show that it's in tune with network operators' needs today.
AAN: A Vision for the Future
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/23/2013 | 2 comments
As numerous changes occur in the network, a shift to application-aware networking (AAN) will be an answer to the rising challenges.
In the Cloud, Repurposed BSS Won't Cut It
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/10/2013 | 4 comments
As acquisition fever rises in the cloud management market, telcos should take note and learn that repurposing existing back-office systems doesn't cut it in the cloud services world.
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