What VeloCloud Cost VMware The Philter | 5/21/2018 | 6 comments A dive into some SEC filings shows that the SD-WAN startup VeloCloud wasn't really a unicorn. It's still a lovely show pony, though. Giddy up!
Making Sense of Content Overload Column | 5/14/2018 | The time is ripe for communications and media providers to use their scale and customer data to deliver a truly personalized experience to viewers.
America: A Tale of at Least Two 5Gs Jonestown | 5/7/2018 | 7 comments City kitty, country mouse or some other creature? The early 5G strategies in the US will either favor short-range speed or long-range coverage, but likely both on the same network.
Remember the Headend Column | 5/7/2018 | Because the headend, not the outside plant, is where cable operators can really begin the distributed network transformation.
Virtualizing the Customer Premises Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/4/2018 | Universal customer premises equipment (uCPE) systems are growing rapidly, paving the way for new opportunities, lowered costs and increased performance overall.
The Future of 5G Fronthaul, Midhaul & Backhaul at BCE Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/2/2018 | 5G requires a huge change in how network operators build their networks to accommodate wireless data. At BCE, the use of CRANs and the challenges they present will take center stage.
Top 5 Drivers for Multicloud Column | 5/1/2018 | 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.
Operators Begin Initial Forays Into Machine Learning Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/1/2018 | 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.
Can AR/VR Make Real Money for SPs? Breznick Unbound | 4/30/2018 | In a Big Communications Event panel, AR and VR experts will examine whether immersive media experiences offer realistic new revenue opportunities for service providers.
Matrixx Founder Creates Her Own Culture Mentor Monday | 4/30/2018 | 1 comment When Jennifer Kyriakakis didn't like the culture of the large company that acquired the business she was working for, she broke away and created her own with a focus on innovation.
Using Open Source to Drive Automation Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/26/2018 | Open source is a product development model that should unleash faster innovation but may require business model changes for many vendors.
Nimble Small Cell Vendors Find Another Market to Exploit Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 4/26/2018 | 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.
SAIL the Atlantic With CAMTEL Partner Perspectives | 4/25/2018 | The South Atlantic Inter Link (SAIL) is an ambitious 6,000km submarine cable system that will connect Kribi, Cameroon with Fortaleza, Brazil.