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Content tagged with OSS/BSS posted in October 2013
News Analysis | 10/31/2013 | 4 comments
Day-long session with NFV ISG highlights major management challenges for virtualization, some of which the Forum plans to tackle.
Slide Shows | 10/31/2013 | 18 comments
What does Digital Disruption look like in pictures? Easy. There's panels and speakers (the digital) and zombies, flamenco dancers, and drinks galore (the disruption).
News Analysis | 10/31/2013 | 10 comments
For the IT department, T-Mobile's new 'uncarrier' tactics took a lot of difficult, SPIT-driven changes inside the company.
News Analysis | 10/30/2013 | 18 comments
CenturyLink and Sprint agree that virtualization will get services to market faster, but it won't initially pay off in lower costs.
News Analysis | 10/30/2013 | 5 comments
Good news runs out for the Chinese vendor as Australia's attorney general says the ban must remain in place.
Que Sera Sarah | 10/30/2013 | 13 comments
The more influence you get in the social media world, the more likely your service providers are to pay attention to you.
News Analysis | 10/30/2013 | 2 comments
Using cross-functional teams, Verizon Enterprise has found about 400 back-office systems to shut down in a push to be more efficient.
News Analysis | 10/30/2013 | 3 comments
API and OTT giants Apigee and Netflix stress that if you release the code, the rest of the industry will follow, specs or not.
News Analysis | 10/29/2013 | 2 comments
Two normally highly paid consultants offer free advice to telcos at Digital Disruption on how to be more agile
DOS Attack | 10/29/2013 | 11 comments
An outage at a Verizon Terremark datacenter causes more problems from Healthcare.gov, while embarrassing Verizon in the datacenter market.
Rewired | 10/28/2013 | 12 comments
This week's event in San Jose will be the perfect place for the forum to explain what it's doing and how it might extend Frameworx.
Slide Shows | 10/26/2013 | 2 comments
More pics from Amsterdam.
Shades of Ray | 10/25/2013 | 11 comments
The carrier-led network functions virtualization (NFV) group must build on its recent success and not be deflected from its core ideals.
News Analysis | 10/25/2013 | 10 comments
Test and measurement vendor's CEO gets bumped for bullsh***ing but, fortunately, founder and figurehead Errol Ginsberg's still in town.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/25/2013 | 5 comments
Three recent acquisitions show that location analytics and intelligence is the hot ticket in the service provider IT (SPIT) space.
Que Sera Sarah | 10/25/2013 | 6 comments
A light Reading live chat cuts through the hype to offer up some actual big data use cases and the biggest challenges holding operators back.
Column | 10/24/2013 | 6 comments
The technical specs for CPE management might be long-in-the-tooth but they're as relevant as ever.
News Analysis | 10/24/2013 | 11 comments
Chinese vendor eats Ericsson's lunch at TDC following a 'hard core' check by Denmark's security services.
News Analysis | 10/24/2013 | 6 comments
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Ericsson's under pressure; testing times for Spirent; Telkom investigation; ADVA's numbers; iPlayer on the go.
News Analysis | 10/24/2013 | 2 comments
As the company reports its third quarter, the CEO warns that revenues might start to slip, though margins are up and there's 4G hope in China.
News Analysis | 10/23/2013 | 6 comments
More customers than ever are on smartphones, but AT&T's postpaid smartphone subscriber growth slowed as AT&T turns its attention to tablets, M2M, and prepaid.
News Analysis | 10/23/2013 | 10 comments
Vendor's CTO lays out his company's vision for the SDN-enabled cloud networks of the future, complete with "network slicing." It's a bold vision that's a long way from reality, say analysts.
News Analysis | 10/23/2013 | 14 comments
Startup claims that its Multiple Access Optimization technology can choose the best mobile network or combine WiFi and cellular for an extra boost.
Slide Shows | 10/23/2013 | 2 comments
Snaps from the first day of the Broadband World Forum in the Dutch capital.
News Analysis | 10/22/2013 | 6 comments
Unveils management system to go with SDN controller, but it's all a bit woolly.
Shades of Ray | 10/22/2013 | 9 comments
In the greenhouse of Amsterdam's RAI, broadband is just part of the equation.
News Analysis | 10/22/2013 | 2 comments
The DPI and mobile video optimization specialist is using its network position to offer operators granular data analytics to improve their services and marketing.
News Analysis | 10/21/2013 | 2 comments
Join us Wednesday at 12:00 noon EST (9:00 a.m. PST) for a live chat with the TM Forum's Nik Willetts about where big-data analytics meets customer experience management.
Rewired | 10/18/2013 | 6 comments
Dramatically larger DDoS attacks call for a serious change in how service providers prepare for network threats.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/18/2013 | 2 comments
Can software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) be 'operationalized' in existing networks?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/18/2013 | 7 comments
Big-data can revolutionize the way telecom operators build, run, and market their services, changing the nature of what they sell.
News Analysis | 10/17/2013 | 2 comments
After initial struggles, the ETSI NFV group is aiming to deliver some meaningful guidance for the industry and figure out what OSS is needed for programmable networks.
LRTV Documentaries | 10/17/2013 | 3 comments
Deutsche Telekom has issued a wakeup call for its operator peers.
Slide Shows | 10/17/2013 | 11 comments
A quick snapshot of what's going down at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress in Bad Homburg, Germany.
News Analysis | 10/16/2013 | 7 comments
NSN ups the ante in the small cell arena with claims for the smallest, fully functional LTE basestation.
News Analysis | 10/16/2013 | 2 comments
The Cisco Global Cloud Index forecasts 35 percent compound annual growth for cloud traffic, while data center traffic growth is driven by intra-datacenter applications.
News Analysis | 10/16/2013 | 10 comments
We're on the path to being a software-defined operator, says Deutsche Telekom executive as he shares the German giant's SDN/NFV progress.
News Analysis | 10/16/2013 | 2 comments
Ericsson is keen to remind the market it has a software-defined networking (SDN) story too.
Rewired | 10/15/2013 | 12 comments
Verizon wants everyone to adopt a second layer of security but admits it's a hard sell in a password-weary world
News Analysis | 10/15/2013 | 4 comments
Largest non-US carrier to date adopts Blue Planet orchestration software as key to managing multi-vendor, multi-service network.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/15/2013 | 7 comments
As data volumes grow, mobile network outages are a growing concern and can have a major impact on customer relationships.
LRTV Documentaries | 10/15/2013 | 2 comments
How entertaining was this year's Leading Lights awards dinner? Here's a quick review of the fun, frolics, and faces from the New York shindig.
News Analysis | 10/15/2013 | Post a comment
The latest demo with ESnet and Brocade uses digital abstraction of analog properties of light management to enable multi-layer control.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/14/2013 | 2 comments
Here's a look back at some more predictions for the managed services market made by Heavy Reading in 2010 – how accurate were they?
LRTV Interviews | 10/14/2013 | 1 comment
Backstage at the Light Reading Leading Lights 2013 awards, the winners, and a Hall of Fame inductee, deliver their acceptance speeches.
News Analysis | 10/14/2013 | 1 comment
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Tieto cuts jobs; Vodafone completes Kabel Deutschland acquisition; Nokia board gets its skates on.
News Analysis | 10/11/2013 | 2 comments
The partners have cooked up some new joint offers for wireless carriers, including mobile network security and packet backhaul offerings. But what's under the hood?
Que Sera Sarah | 10/11/2013 | 5 comments
Big-data monetization is important, but it should be part of a larger customer experience management strategy.
News Analysis | 10/11/2013 | 1 comment
Also in today's regional roundup: M&A action in Russia; Telecom Italia denies asset sale rumors; 4G roaming prospects improve for Italians heading to Brazil.
News Analysis | 10/10/2013 | 2 comments
The opportunity to turn customer and network analytics into dollar signs is attracting more startups with fresh funding and some big-name customers.
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