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5G Will Transform the Enterprise Cloud
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7/10/2018  |  Post a comment
5G's speed, latency and improved connectivity will bring a quantum leap to enterprise cloud capabilities for mobile users.
Locking It Down: Securing Multicloud IT Across Industries
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7/9/2018  |  Post a comment
As healthcare, financial services, and education move to multicloud they face different security requirements.
Blocking China Mobile: Trump Team Is Missing a Trick
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7/3/2018  |  3 comments
Donald Trump's administration is denying China Mobile a US comms license on security grounds, but there's a much better reason to deny the giant Chinese operator access to the US market.
Looking for 5G's Killer Apps? Make a Start Here
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7/3/2018  |  Post a comment
Connected cars and industry will help drive 5G's first wave of 'killer' applications.
Qualcomm Q&A: Dr. Max Welling on How AI Will Impact the World
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7/3/2018  |  Post a comment
'I think as we get better at learning from distributed data sources, it becomes less and less important that all of that data is located in a central place. It could live in many different places as long as we can easily train models in a distributive way.'
Why 3GPP Contributions Do Not Indicate 5G Leadership
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6/30/2018  |  Post a comment
Leadership is not a math game. Contribution counting is a flawed practice that does not paint the complete picture of a company's 5G leadership. Here's why...
Why SD-WAN Is Taking Off Now
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6/22/2018  |  Post a comment
It's clear that SD-WAN is now seen as the enterprise networking architecture of the future, which is why this market will reach billions of dollars.
The Telco Debt Binge May End Badly
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6/15/2018  |  6 comments
There is nothing wrong with large amounts of debt if you methodically expand a business, but what are these guys doing?
Falling Fiber Gap Further Supports FCC's BDS Decision
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6/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Market forces are working well in the business data services (BDS) market in the US, argues Bruce Mehlman, co-chairman of the Internet Innovation Alliance.
Even for Virtualized Networks, Hardware Vendor Choice Matters
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6/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Mobile operators moving to virtualized networking for 5G infrastructure need to carefully consider the motivations behind the move and make the right choices at every step along the way.
Is the Sprint & T-Mobile Merger Too Risky?
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6/14/2018  |  4 comments
Cheenu Seshadri, the managing partner at Three Horizon Advisors, looks at the market concentration risks of letting T-Mobile and Sprint merge.
Why Ubiquitous Connectivity Matters
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6/11/2018  |  Post a comment
Here's how CSPs can inject ubiquitous connectivity to achieve growth in the enterprise space.
How Will 5G Unlock the Potential of Autonomous Driving?
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5/23/2018  |  Post a comment
How Cellular Vehicle to Everything (C-V2X) technology will help 5G drive connected cars.
From LTE-U/LAA to 5G Spectrum Sharing
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5/17/2018  |  1 comment
The evolution of spectrum sharing into the 5G era.
Four Cloud Skills Every Network Admin Needs
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5/15/2018  |  Post a comment
For network admins used to wrangling on-premises networks, cloud networks are different animals to tame.
Making Sense of Content Overload
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5/14/2018  |  Post a comment
The time is ripe for communications and media providers to use their scale and customer data to deliver a truly personalized experience to viewers.
Remember the Headend
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5/7/2018  |  Post a comment
Because the headend, not the outside plant, is where cable operators can really begin the distributed network transformation.
Top 5 Drivers for Multicloud
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5/1/2018  |  Post a comment
Organizations are going to multiple public cloud providers, as well as on-premises private cloud, to meet business needs, says Kip Compton, vice president of Cisco Cloud Platform and Solutions Group.
Ovum Viewpoint: What's Next for WhatsApp as CEO & Co-Founder Jan Koum Resigns
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5/1/2018  |  Post a comment
WhatsApp CEO and co-founder Jan Koum has resigned following reports that he has clashed with parent company Facebook over strategy plans. This spells bad news for Facebook, says Pamela Clark-Dickson from research and consulting house Ovum.
Cloud Is a Strategic Imperative for Telcos
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4/24/2018  |  Post a comment
With 5G on the horizon, major new innovations in smartphones and the expansion of IoT devices and services, the cloud is more critical than ever in ensuring operators remain relevant.
How to Unify Humans & Machines
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4/23/2018  |  Post a comment
To survive and thrive in the future, CSPs must find ways to prepare their employees for the integration of AI, automation, machine-learning and advanced data analytics in their operations.
Top 4 GDPR Misconceptions
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4/12/2018  |  2 comments
Don't get tripped up by these myths about the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The First 5G Standard Is Complete – So What's Next?
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4/4/2018  |  1 comment
What comes after blazing broadband for the 5G specification?
Can Europe Cope With Unlimited Mobile Data?
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4/3/2018  |  Post a comment
How well-equipped are European operators to handle a surge in mobile data traffic on their 4G networks?
Progress, Opportunities Still Abound in Tech
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3/27/2018  |  Post a comment
It's easy to get caught up in the negative side of the tech sector, but don't forget we're making some progress with equality as well.
Syniverse: Quality Is New Roaming Priority
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3/16/2018  |  Post a comment
The future of roaming in Europe is all about superior quality of service.
Move Over, 200G: How & Why We're Ready for the Rise of 400G
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3/9/2018  |  4 comments
The shift to 400G is not only imminent but possible, argues Ciena's Helen Xenos.
Future Network Investments Hampered by Outdated Thinking
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3/5/2018  |  Post a comment
As multi-access edge computing becomes a reality, operators will need to consider how to gain visibility into their ever-expanding networks and why that's important.
What's Next for Cable Business Services?
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3/2/2018  |  Post a comment
In a special webinar next week, a panel of cable operators, vendors and analysts will look at where the commercial services market is heading and how cable can stay competitive in it.
Quint Plays: The Smart (Home) Move for SPs
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2/26/2018  |  3 comments
IoT technologies are now enabling cable operators and other service providers to offer 'quint play' bundles with smart home services for subscribers.
Why Video Providers Should Adopt HEVC Now
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2/22/2018  |  3 comments
Despite Apple's recent embrace of the new AVI video codec, service and content providers should still place their bets on HEVC now and worry about AVI later.
Beating Netflix at Its Own Game
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2/12/2018  |  Post a comment
How pay-TV operators can unleash the power of AI and deep learning to compete in the rapidly changing video market.
Monitoring the Mobile Cloud Is Essential for Digitalization
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2/9/2018  |  1 comment
Accurate real-time visibility into next-generation networks and clouds is essential for operators' digital transformation and 5G strategies.
Is Intent-Based Networking Too Inflexible for Network Automation?
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2/7/2018  |  Post a comment
Intent-based – or outcome-driven – networking attempts to automatically provision networks based on our ability to define our intent or outcome, but is IBN the right approach to advancing network automation?
Data Security in a Multicloud World
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2/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Managing the multicloud environment means addressing security challenges such as protecting access, ensuring data encryption and achieving consistency with data security across diverse cloud platforms.
What Lies Ahead for CSPs
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1/22/2018  |  Post a comment
Here are some predictions about what communication service providers face in the coming year.
Making a Resolution for Resiliency in the Shifting Landscape of Cloud & IoT
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1/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Riverbed's Phil Harris explains how service providers are well positioned to help enterprises discover new business opportunities in IoT and throughout their cloud migration.
How CSPs Must Change
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12/29/2017  |  Post a comment
With the traditional operator business dying, CSPs must adopt new operating models to deliver digital services.
Protecting the Web-Scale Content User Experience in Real Time
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12/28/2017  |  1 comment
Protecting the web-scale content user experience lies in utilizing emerging analytics and automation technologies.
Another First on the Path to 5G NR Commercialization
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12/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Achieving the world's first interoperable 5G New Radio (NR) data connections at 3.5GHz and 28GHz.
The New Network: How Far Does It Extend?
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12/21/2017  |  1 comment
As networks extend into the cloud, security and monitoring need to step up their games accordingly, writes Jeff Harris of Ixia.
How to Make AI Smarter
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12/18/2017  |  3 comments
To make the most effective use of artificial intelligence, the CMO and CIO must get hitched.
How Taxing Will OTT Be?
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12/11/2017  |  2 comments
As content and service providers turn more to streaming video, they should weigh the tax implications of their new services.
You Can't Fix OTT Streaming Problems If You Can't See Them
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12/8/2017  |  5 comments
When classic deep packet inspection isn't enough.
Making the Case for Supercharging TV Ads
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11/27/2017  |  3 comments
With server-side DAI, content and service providers can make live TV as easy to target with data as VoD and SVoD.
NFV Gets Inspiration From the Cloud (Again)
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11/22/2017  |  Post a comment
NFV is still behind in becoming cloud-native. A look at what cloud providers are doing with FPGAs should provide inspiration.
Curing Communications Policy Myopia
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11/21/2017  |  1 comment
Sensible regulations are needed as smaller radios get installed to facilitate 5G.
Making the Move to Multiple Platforms
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11/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Now that communications service providers have reached a crossroads, they must choose quickly to survive.
Sprint, T-Mobile Tie-Up Would Create Network Powerhouse
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10/30/2017  |  Post a comment
A merger between Sprint and T-Mobile could help to address the gap between the US and its global peers on mobile broadband speeds.
Mobile Network Transformation: Clearing the 4G/5G Fog
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10/27/2017  |  Post a comment
Mobile networks will transform from now through 2020, more than since the inception of 2G. New 4G capabilities will trigger some of that, however, 5G both enables and encourages more fundamental change.
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