Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes
The Digital Service Provider
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/24/2015 | Post a comment
To thrive in the Internet age, operators must transform themselves from 'communications service providers' into 'digital service providers.'
Bringing Together NFV MANO & OSS
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/16/2015 | Post a comment
In part 3 in a series of blogs on 'Accelerating NFV Implementation,' Caroline Chappell considers how the NFV Management and Orchestration (MANO) stack needs to work with OSS functions to operationalize NFV.
Migrating to NFV a Step at a Time
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/15/2015 | 2 comments
In part 2 in a series of blogs on 'Accelerating NFV Implementation,' Caroline Chappell looks at the long-term vision for NFV and how operators can get there.
OpenStack Doesn't Come for Free
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/11/2015 | 3 comments
In part 1 in a series of blogs on 'Accelerating NFV Implementation', Caroline Chappell looks at why OpenStack is set to play a key role in the NFV Management and Orchestration (MANO) stack.
The Future of Carrier SDN Networks
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/7/2015 | 8 comments
What are the biggest SDN questions facing service providers today? Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin highlights the major talking points as he prepares for a full day's debate in Denver.
Why Drones Won't Be Putting You Out of a Job… Yet
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/22/2015 | 4 comments
Interest in the commercial drone industry is growing and technology is developing quickly. This is laying the foundation for a range of future drone-based applications, including the use of drones in communications networks.
Partnership Only Good as Its Weakest Member
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/13/2015 | Post a comment
The industry faces a learning curve over the next five years. And as NFV and SDN take root in telecom networks, technology suppliers that establish strong partnerships and ecosystems will be in the best position to emerge as NFV/SDN market leaders.
Why 5G Matters – Now!
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/9/2015 | 3 comments
5G is a technology to take mobile service providers beyond communication, into new modes of business, and now is the time to get with the program.
Where Is TV Everywhere Going?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/2/2015 | 7 comments
TV Everywhere is gaining momentum, with apps available from nearly every major programming group and ever-growing viewer numbers.
Fireside Chat: NFV & OSS at MWC
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/19/2015 | 1 comment
Join our fireside chat at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as we discuss the operational implications of NFV with Justin Paul, head of OSS marketing at Amdocs.
G.fast Plugs the Gap for Gigabit Cities
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/17/2015 | 8 comments
The race to deliver gigabit broadband services is accelerating, and G.fast is a key technology that telecom service providers can deploy to compete successfully.
NFV Gets Real
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/17/2015 | Post a comment
If NFV is to progress, proofs of concept and trials need to come out of the lab and into live networks in 2015.
Service Providers Jump on Cloud Mobility
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/14/2015 | 1 comment
Communications service providers are looking to offer cloud services to any device, anywhere and at any time to boost their revenues from enterprise and SMB customers.
Cable's Challenge to Go Green
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/30/2014 | 2 comments
The cable industry is embarking on its most ambitious effort ever to cut its energy consumption and associated costs
Why Hybrid Cloud Makes Sense
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/30/2014 | 2 comments
Enterprises increasingly realize that in order to run their businesses economically they need to fundamentally change ways in which they operate their businesses in the connected IP world.
G.fast: Niche or Not?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/29/2014 | 1 comment
There's plenty of activity in the emerging G.fast broadband technology sector, but will it come to anything?
Getting TV Everywhere in Gear
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/29/2014 | Post a comment
Here are some steps that service providers could take to boost the reach, awareness and success of their multiscreen video ventures.
From The Founder
Network architects aiming to upgrade their networks to support agile, open, virtualized services in the 21st century need to consider new criteria when choosing between technology suppliers.
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November 5, 2015, London, UK
The NFV era is placing new demands on the developers and suppliers of network technology.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Casa Systems has been going from strength to strength over the last couple of years. In 2013, it became the first vendor to ship an integrated CCAP device -- the ...
Cedrik Neike, SVP of Global Service Provider, Service Delivery, at Cisco, talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about solving service provider customer problems in a virtualized, DevOps world, including multivendor support and the future of network procurement.