News & Views
Content tagged with OSS/BSS posted in December 2014
News Analysis | 12/31/2014 | 5 comments
Light Reading is ringing in the New Year by offering up some practical resolutions that can help carriers and vendors better compete, make money and plan their strategic moves in 2015.
DOS Attack | 12/31/2014 | 5 comments
VNF, DevOps, IaaS and FTTdp are among the technology acronyms that came into increasingly common usage in 2014.
The Gigabot | 12/31/2014 | 6 comments
Communications service providers of all types need to figure out what role they will play in the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem.
LRTV Interviews | 12/30/2014 | 1 comment
Comlink COO John Summersett discusses his company's eight-state fiber network from Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit.
LRTV Interviews | 12/30/2014 | Post a comment
Drew Gilpin, head of sales and marketing at New Zealand telco Kordia, sees SDN as a way to achieve a more efficient use of capital.
LRTV Interviews | 12/29/2014 | Post a comment
AT the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, cloud guru Joe Weinman talks about the strategic advantages that a combination of networks and IT can now deliver.
Shades of Ray | 12/29/2014 | Post a comment
We're expecting major news from the Service Provider IT (SPIT) fraternity next year.
Shades of Ray | 12/26/2014 | Post a comment
CEO hopes to announce new telco customers in India in the coming year.
LRTV Interviews | 12/23/2014 | 3 comments
Amdocs CEO Eli Gelman talks data analytics, NFV, acquisitions and much more in an exclusive video interview.
LRTV Documentaries | 12/23/2014 | Post a comment
EE's Director of Network Strategy David Salam discusses how data growth on its wireless network is driving business transformation and the move to 5G for the UK-based carrier.
News Analysis | 12/23/2014 | 1 comment
'Disruptive' vendors, open source community and academia all play a role in helping major telecom operator reshape its internal culture, says exec
News Analysis | 12/23/2014 | 2 comments
Australian operator to acquire subsea network and data center operator to boost its South-East Asia presence.
News Analysis | 12/22/2014 | Post a comment
Affirmed Networks is lending its NFV cloud to Elephant Talk's SDN software to make a fully virtualized evolved packet core for operators in Europe and the Middle East.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/22/2014 | 1 comment
New streamlined methodologies for data processing, analysis and storage are needed for testing virtualized network functions.
News Analysis | 12/22/2014 | 3 comments
Internet of Things networking protocol group Thread Group names UL its go-to outfit for IoT product testing.
News Analysis | 12/19/2014 | 6 comments
There's a whole lotta cramming going on as T-Mobile agrees to pay $90M for unjust billing practices, following AT&T's $105 million settlement and Sprint's ongoing lawsuit.
News Analysis | 12/19/2014 | 2 comments
The open source SDN organization has formed a dedicated team following disclosure of a serious security flaw that remained unaddressed for four months.
LRTV Interviews | 12/19/2014 | Post a comment
At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/19/2014 | 8 comments
Network operators have a unique opportunity to develop and profit from IoT-as-a-service propositions.
News Analysis | 12/17/2014 | 1 comment
In addition to adding IBM SoftLayer to its roster of hyper-scale cloud connections, Equinix Cloud Exchange now offers APIs for real-time turnup.
News Analysis | 12/17/2014 | Post a comment
The Netdump security flaw, first reported in August, can allow an attacker to take over an SDN network.
News Analysis | 12/17/2014 | 1 comment
Support for both physical and virtual resources is important to carriers making the transition to NFV while supporting legacy physical assets.
News Analysis | 12/16/2014 | 3 comments
Along with announcing Data Stash, its plan to let customers rollover unused data, T-Mobile shares updates about its LTE network progress and mentions plans for a 2G shutdown.
Slide Shows | 12/16/2014 | 4 comments
More pictures from Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Iceland.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/16/2014 | Post a comment
Cloud enablement partnerships between traditional communications service providers and cloud specialists are set to proliferate in the coming years.
LRTV Documentaries | 12/16/2014 | 1 comment
US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
Rewired | 12/16/2014 | 3 comments
Technology guru John Donovan pledges to make AT&T's network 75% software-defined by 2020.
News Analysis | 12/15/2014 | 2 comments
Riverbed Technology ends a year of drama and acquisition offers by agreeing to be bought by a private equity firm and teachers pension plan.
News Analysis | 12/15/2014 | 4 comments
The rise of virtualization shifts value from hardware to software but the business models for pricing that are far from clear.
News Analysis | 12/12/2014 | Post a comment
Latest acquisition adds big data and analytics capabilities to both CenturyLink's cloud services portfolio and its IT services roster.
News Analysis | 12/12/2014 | 2 comments
The Internet of Everything will require analytics built into routers and other edge devices, says Cisco.
News Analysis | 12/12/2014 | 2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson in line for ZTE's Ethiopian business; SFR goes large on big data; Google in partial Russian pull-out.
News Analysis | 12/11/2014 | 10 comments
Cisco introduced a suite of applications for carriers and enterprises designed to improve network operations, mobility, retail efficiency and more.
News Analysis | 12/11/2014 | 3 comments
Telekom Austria's CTO is devising a training course that can help all of his company's staff prepare for the transition to NFV.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/11/2014 | Post a comment
Communications service providers are looking to play an integral role in the M2M (machine-to-machine) value chain, but it's not easy.
News Analysis | 12/10/2014 | Post a comment
Hosting specialist's special mix of commercial technology and home-grown software allows its enterprise customers to mix-and-match cloud with bare metal servers.
News Analysis | 12/10/2014 | 5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia opens mobile security center in Berlin; AlcaLu's new EMEA man; KPN cuts jobs in business unit.
LRTV Documentaries | 12/9/2014 | 3 comments
At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Iceland, unique Heavy Reading research shows that comms service providers are optimistic about the next five or so years.
News Analysis | 12/9/2014 | 14 comments
Security is the most important trend for future networks, according to Heavy Reading's 2020 Vision survey, but it requires organizational changes and a change in mindset.
News Analysis | 12/9/2014 | 1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: faster uploads in Finland; Altice agrees to buy Portugal Telecom; Swisscom buys IT company.
Shades of Ray | 12/8/2014 | 2 comments
A select group of industry executives has gathered in Iceland to discuss the future of networks, services, skills, strategies and the role of service provider IT.
Slide Shows | 12/8/2014 | 6 comments
Light Reading's first 2020 Vision Executive Summit promises to be the 'Davos for telecom' -- but first, some pictures of the event's beautiful backdrop of Iceland.
News Analysis | 12/5/2014 | 13 comments
All four of the big US operators have changed their tune on iOTT messaging providers, blocking their services and demanding increased fees, HeyWire says.
News Analysis | 12/4/2014 | 1 comment
The ETSI NFV Industry Specifications Group has met for the final time in its 'Phase 1' and has set some objectives for Phase 2.
News Analysis | 12/3/2014 | 2 comments
Ericsson says data security must move beyond a perimeter-centric approach.
News Analysis | 12/3/2014 | 3 comments
New Amdocs research suggests carrier-grade WiFi connections will jump from 14% of total WiFi hotspots today to 72% in 2018.
News Analysis | 12/3/2014 | Post a comment
Ciena deepens its software strategy with offerings to help service providers sell VNFs on demand to enterprises.
News Analysis | 12/3/2014 | 1 comment
New Heavy Reading research shows that service providers still have work to do in improving order management for business services customers.
Que Sera Sarah | 12/3/2014 | 2 comments
Sprint's promotion to halve the service pricing plans of those switching from AT&T or Verizon isn't as good as it seems when you factor in the new device requirements.
LRTV Interviews | 12/2/2014 | Post a comment
'Networks are back!' is one of the key messages from Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes, who also talks about the vendor's financial rehabilitation.
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