Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes
Virtualizing the Customer Premises
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/4/2018 | Post a comment
Universal customer premises equipment (uCPE) systems are growing rapidly, paving the way for new opportunities, lowered costs and increased performance overall.
Operators Begin Initial Forays Into Machine Learning
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/1/2018 | Post a comment
Although most communications service providers (CSPs) in this focus group are planning to deploy machine learning by the end of this year, widespread adoption will hit barriers with service providers until machine learning applicability is proven.
Nimble Small Cell Vendors Find Another Market to Exploit
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/26/2018 | Post a comment
LTE and future 5G networks are evolving in a way that overcomes previous barriers to the use of standardized public-network technologies for private applications, and there is better support for features needed in mission-critical use cases.
No Containers Yet? No Worries
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/25/2018 | Post a comment
Containers seemed poised to take over the Earth, but they've proven slow to implement. Find out how people are implementing containers on real-world service provider networks at the Big Communications Event in Austin next month!
Can Cable's IoT Dethrone Alexa?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/19/2018 | 1 comment
Cable is moving into the Internet of Things (IoT) market, specifically homing in on home automation, using its advantage of existing connectivity and customers.
Densification & Next-Gen C-RAN
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/13/2018 | Post a comment
As the industry moves to 5G, the need to support reliability, low-latency, high-speed mobility, extreme density and user-level radio resource control has taken center stage.
Service Providers Get High Marks for IoT Security
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/5/2018 | Post a comment
The most recent Thought Leadership Council (TLC) survey finds that communications service providers (CSPs) that are specialists in the Internet of Things (IoT) think they are doing quite well with their Internet security plans and implementation, though most still believe there is room for improvement.
TalkTalk's 'Tech Debt' Transformation
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/12/2018 | 1 comment
In the wake of a damaging cyber attack in 2015, Philip Clayson was tasked with creating a cyber breach remediation plan for over 600 applications across TalkTalk's consumer and enterprise divisions and to deal with the operator's 'tech debt.'
Measuring Progress in Carrier SDN
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/9/2018 | Post a comment
It's still hard to say whether carrier SDN is really a success or a failure, but the needle is moving on SDN commercialization – albeit not as quickly as some might hope.
Operators Adopt Bolder Strategies for Automation
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/5/2018 | Post a comment
The most recent Thought Leadership Council (TLC) survey finds that although most communications service providers (CSPs) prefer to have a solid plan in place before moving on a new market trend, it's not looking to be the same for automation, as most CSPs surveyed say they are moving forward without solid plans.
Why Gfast Is About to Come of Age
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/18/2018 | 3 comments
The Gfast rollout, which has been stalled while network operators conduct trials and chipset vendors develop new Amendment 3 chipsets, is set to start in 2018 with a ramp-up in 2019.
5G Experts Pit Reality Against Predictions
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/8/2018 | Post a comment
The most recent Thought Leadership Council (TLC) survey finds that opportunities abound for 5G vendors as only 15% of TLC service providers have chosen their vendors for the 5G market.
Can AI Make Cable Smarter?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/28/2017 | 11 comments
Cable is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to help tackle customer service woes, as well as proactively manage network functions and provide a better customer experience.
B/OSS Transformation Defies IT Budget Cuts
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/7/2017 | Post a comment
The most recent Thought Leadership Council survey finds that business/operations support system (B/OSS) transformation will be an important focus for service providers in the coming years.
The Challenges of Operationalizing NFV
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/29/2017 | 1 comment
While NFV provides an opportunity to reduce opex and improve customer experience, it also introduces additional layers of operational complexity.
Ubiquitous SDN Acceleration Is Coming
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/15/2017 | Post a comment
NICs have evolved many times, and the smart NIC is the next step, offering a programmable resource that can be configured to provide additional CPU offload functions for different applications.
John Chambers is still as passionate about business and innovation as he ever was at Cisco, finds Steve Saunders.
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