Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes
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.
Backhaul Strategies: Looking to 2015
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 9/29/2014 | 2 comments
The challenges associated with small cell deployments, the impact of virtualization, and the demand for dark fiber are just some of the topics to be debated at the upcoming Backhaul Strategies conference in New York City.
Who's Doing Best in LTE-A?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/14/2014 | Post a comment
As LTE-Advanced networks begin to reach commercial deployment, technology suppliers are scrambling to establish market leadership positions.
Where to Put Your VNFs
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/4/2014 | 6 comments
When it comes to virtual network functions (VNFs), Dell is convinced that the heavy lifting will need to be done in the 'cloud'.
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.
Who’s 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.
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