Alcatel-Lucent reports its fourth-quarter and full-year numbers on Feb. 7 but will not be troubling Ericsson and Huawei at the top of the sales leaderboard: Instead it will be battling NSN for third place.
re: Ericsson Retains Its Crown – Barely I totally get your point and you are right, but the 'fair' point opens a Pandora's box.... eg does Ericsson have zero sales to enterprises? Is converting yuan and krona into US$ fair to compare the sales of competing companies?
I would love to get my hands on detailed breakdowns of sales by product types to specific customer sets for each of the vendors. Alas...-áIf I was doing this as an analyst (industry or financial) then I'd have to lay down a long list of criteria (and any such list would then be open to questions of fairness). But this is more a rough indication of -áthe power shift among major vendors and more light-hearted than any serious in-depth analysis would be (but no joke).-áIt's more akin to a back-of-the-envelope comparison over a drink in a pub (the kind of analysis in which I specialize).And for those wondering why Cisco doesn't get a mention -- I took into consideration those companies that sell a broad range of network equipment systems and supporting services primarily to network operators - Cisco still has most of its sales to non-telcos.-áOf course, ZTE fits into this category -- it will still be 5th largest when it reports its full year 2012 numbers.
Light Reading is spending much of this year digging into the details of how automation technology will impact the comms market, but let's take a moment to also look at how automation is set to overturn the current world order by the middle of the century.
Understanding the full experience of women in technology requires starting at the collegiate level (or sooner) and studying the technologies women are involved with, company cultures they're part of and personal experiences of individuals.
During this WiC radio show, we will talk with Nicole Engelbert, the director of Research & Analysis for Ovum Technology and a 23-year telecom industry veteran, about her experiences and perspectives on women in tech. Engelbert covers infrastructure, applications and industries for Ovum, but she is also involved in the research firm's higher education team and has helped colleges and universities globally leverage technology as a strategy for improving recruitment, retention and graduation performance.
She will share her unique insight into the collegiate level, where women pursuing engineering and STEM-related degrees is dwindling. Engelbert will also reveal new, original Ovum research on the topics of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, security and augmented reality, as well as discuss what each of those technologies might mean for women in our field. As always, we'll also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air and chat board.